4 Cores, 8 Threads @3 GHz, Ivy Bridge.
Release date ≤ Q2 2014.


4 Cores, 8 Threads @2.9 GHz, Ivy Bridge.
Release date ≤ Q1 2014.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 1,242 user samples
845 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 71% Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 4.25 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 35% Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 0.9 GHz (avg)
Poor: 35% Great: 71%
SPEED RANK: 251st / 1206
Gaming 59%
Desktop 62%
Workstation 41%
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397 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 73% Base clock 3.1 GHz
Worst Bench: 35% Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 0.95 GHz (avg)
Poor: 35% Great: 73%
SPEED RANK: 248th / 1206
Gaming 59%
Desktop 62%
Workstation 40%
Speed boat
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
59.3 % 59.5 % +0%
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
93.4 Pts +0% 93.1 Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
180 Pts +1% 179 Pts
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
315 Pts 318 Pts +1%
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
460 Pts +2% 449 Pts
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
113 Pts 114 Pts +1%
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
214 Pts 220 Pts +3%
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
394 Pts 399 Pts +1%
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
528 Pts 557 Pts Slightly faster OC octa-core speed.
Market Share
Based on 22,717,050 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.01 % Insanely higher market share.
0 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
55 % Slightly more popular.
51 %
68+ Months +1% 69+ Months
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
531 Pts 562 Pts Slightly faster OC 64-core speed.
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
470 Pts +3% 458 Pts
Launch Date
Launch Date
Q3'12 Q2'12
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency
1.35 GHz 1.3 GHz

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