Intel
Intel
  

2 Cores, 4 Threads @2.6 GHz, Skylake.
Release date ≈ Q4 2015.

  

2 Cores, 4 Threads @2.3 GHz, Skylake.
Release date ≈ Q4 2015.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 167,155 user samples
33,265 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 64% Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 43% Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 0.4 GHz (avg)
Poor: 43% Great: 64%
SPEED RANK: 660th / 1355
Gaming
Gaming 55%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 62%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Jet ski
133,890 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 61% Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.7 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 41% Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 0.4 GHz (avg)
Poor: 41% Great: 61%
SPEED RANK: 706th / 1355
Gaming
Gaming 53%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 59%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 38%
Jet ski
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
54.8 % +3% 53 %
Memory
Avg. Memory Latency
71.7 Pts 72.6 Pts +1%
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
81.6 Pts Faster single-core speed.
+16%
70.5 Pts
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
145 Pts Faster dual-core speed.
+15%
126 Pts
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
221 Pts Faster quad-core speed.
+13%
195 Pts
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
223 Pts Faster octa-core speed.
+12%
199 Pts
Memory
OC Memory Latency
84.7 Pts 87.4 Pts +3%
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
100 Pts Faster OC single-core speed.
+20%
83.2 Pts
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
178 Pts Faster OC dual-core speed.
+19%
150 Pts
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
263 Pts Faster OC quad-core speed.
+18%
223 Pts
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
263 Pts Faster OC octa-core speed.
+17%
224 Pts
Market Share
Based on 52,882,923 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.13 % 0.28 % Hugely higher market share.
+115%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
53 % +2% 52 %
Age
Newest
79+ Months 79+ Months
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
264 Pts Faster OC 64-core speed.
+17%
225 Pts
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
224 Pts Faster 64-core speed.
+12%
200 Pts
Cache
Cache
4 MB SmartCache 3 MB SmartCache
Embedded Options Available
Embedded Options Available
Yes No
Recommended Price
Recommended Customer Price
$393.00 $281.00
Max Turbo Frequency
Max Turbo Frequency
3.4 GHz 2.8 GHz
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency
1.05 GHz 1 GHz
TSX-NI
Intel® TSX-NI
Yes No
vPro Tech
Intel® vPro™ Technology ‡
Yes No
Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
Intel® Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
Yes No
Trusted Execution Tech
Intel® Trusted Execution Technology ‡
Yes No

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