2 Cores, 4 Threads @2.4 GHz, Broadwell.
Release date ≈ Q1 2015.

2 Cores, 4 Threads @3.4 GHz, Sandy Bridge.
Release date ≤ Q4 2013.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 33,994 user samples
31,506 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 51% Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 20% Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 0.5 GHz (avg)
Poor: 20% Great: 51%
SPEED RANK: 461st / 1132
Gaming 42%
Speed boat
Desktop 48%
Workstation 25%
2,488 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 50% Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 35% Base clock 3.4 GHz
Poor: 35% Great: 50%
SPEED RANK: 389th / 1132
Gaming 46%
Desktop 53%
Workstation 27%
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
41.9 % 46 % Slightly faster effective speed.
SC Mixed
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
74.9 Pts 82.2 Pts Slightly faster single-core speed.
QC Mixed
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
189 Pts 208 Pts Slightly faster quad-core speed.
MC Mixed
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
197 Pts 214 Pts Slightly faster multi-core speed.
SC Mixed
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
92.4 Pts +3% 89.6 Pts
QC Mixed
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
232 Pts +1% 230 Pts
MC Mixed
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
232 Pts 232 Pts
Market Share
Based on 11,607,780 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.38 % Insanely higher market share.
0.03 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
54 % 55 % +2%
44+ Months More recent.
58+ Months
SC Int
Single Core Integer Speed
88.1 Pts 89.4 Pts +1%
SC Float
Single Core Floating Point Speed
97.3 Pts Slightly faster single-core fp speed.
90 Pts
QC Int
Quad Core Integer Speed
214 Pts 222 Pts +4%
QC Float
Quad Core Floating Point Speed
250 Pts Slightly faster quad-core fp speed.
229 Pts
MC Int
Multi Core Integer Speed
215 Pts 223 Pts +4%
MC Float
Multi Core Floating Point Speed
250 Pts Slightly faster multi-core fp speed.
230 Pts
Launch Date
Launch Date
Q1'15 Q3'11
4 MB 3 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set Extensions
Instruction Set Extensions
SSE4.1/4.2, AVX 2.0 SSE4.1/4.2, AVX
14 nm 32 nm
Recommended Price
Recommended Customer Price
$393.00 $117.00
Bus Speed
Bus Speed
5 GT/s DMI2 5 GT/s DMI
Max Memory Size
Max Memory Size (dependent on memory type)
16 GB 32 GB
Memory Types
Memory Types
DDR3L 1333/1600, LPDDR3 1333/1600 DDR3 1066/1333
Memory Bandwidth
Max Memory Bandwidth
25.6 GB/s 21 GB/s
Processor Graphics
Processor Graphics ‡
Intel® HD Graphics 5500 Intel® HD Graphics 2000
Graphics Base Frequency
Graphics Base Frequency
300 MHz 850 MHz
Wireless Display
Intel® Wireless Display
Yes No
# of Displays Supported
# of Displays Supported ‡
3 2
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency
950 MHz 1.1 GHz
Package Size
Package Size
40mm x 24mm x 1.3mm 37.5mm x 37.5mm
Turbo Boost Tech
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
2.0 No
Virtualization for Directed I/O (VT-d)
Intel® Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d) ‡
Yes No
AES New Instructions
Intel® AES New Instructions
Yes No
Max # of PCI Express Lanes
Max # of PCI Express Lanes
12 16

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