2 Cores, 4 Threads @3.1 GHz, Broadwell.
Release date ≈ Q2 2015.


4 Cores, 8 Threads @1.60 GHz, Kaby Lake R.
Release date ≈ Q3 2017.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 117,352 user samples
991 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 58% Base clock 3.1 GHz
Worst Bench: 34% Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 0.5 GHz (avg)
Poor: 34% Great: 58%
SPEED RANK: 345th / 1206
Gaming 51%
Desktop 57%
Workstation 25%
116,361 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 71% Base clock 1.8 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 30% Base clock 1.8 GHz, turbo 0.4 GHz (avg)
Poor: 30% Great: 71%
SPEED RANK: 278th / 1206
Gaming 56%
Desktop 60%
Workstation 36%
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Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
51 % 56.4 % Slightly faster effective speed.
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
93.4 Pts +3% 91.1 Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
163 Pts 174 Pts Slightly faster dual-core speed.
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
241 Pts 294 Pts Faster quad-core speed.
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
246 Pts 403 Pts Much faster octa-core speed.
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
106 Pts +1% 105 Pts
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
198 Pts 209 Pts Slightly faster OC dual-core speed.
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
275 Pts 395 Pts Much faster OC quad-core speed.
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
275 Pts 558 Pts Hugely faster OC octa-core speed.
Market Share
Based on 22,713,785 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0 % 0.74 % Insanely higher market share.
User Rating
UBM User Rating
53 % 64 % More popular.
55+ Months 27+ Months Much more recent.
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
278 Pts 557 Pts Hugely faster OC 64-core speed.
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
248 Pts 393 Pts Much faster 64-core speed.
Launch Date
Launch Date
Q1'15 Q3'17
4 MB 6 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set Extensions
Instruction Set Extensions
SSE4.1/4.2, AVX 2.0 SSE4.1/4.2, AVX2
Recommended Price
Recommended Customer Price
$426.00 $297.00
Bus Speed
Bus Speed
5 GT/s DMI2 4 GT/s OPI
Max Memory Size
Max Memory Size (dependent on memory type)
16 GB 32 GB
Memory Types
Memory Types
DDR3L 1333/1600, LPDDR3 1600/1866 DDR4-2400, LPDDR3-2133
Memory Bandwidth
Max Memory Bandwidth
25.6 GB/s 34.1 GB/s
Processor Graphics
Processor Graphics ‡
Intel® Iris™ Graphics 6100 Intel® UHD Graphics 620
Graphics Output
Graphics Output
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency
1.1 GHz 1.10 GHz
Graphics Video Max Memory
Graphics Video Max Memory
16 GB 32 GB
Package Size
Package Size
40mm x24mm x 1.3mm 42mm X 24mm
PCI Express Revision
PCI Express Revision
2.0 3.0
PCI Express Configurations
PCI Express Configurations ‡
4x1, 2x4 1x4, 2x2, 1x2+2x1 and 4x1

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Don't understand the hate on this chip, for a laptop CPU it's pretty nice [Jan '19 TheWildShadow55]


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