Intel
Intel
  

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

  

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

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 74,552 user samples
11,416 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 58% Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 32% Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 0.6 GHz (avg)
Poor: 32% Great: 58%
SPEED RANK: 351st / 1147
Gaming
Gaming 49%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 55%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 29%
Raft
63,136 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 78% Base clock 1.8 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 32% Base clock 1.8 GHz, turbo 0.4 GHz (avg)
Poor: 32% Great: 78%
SPEED RANK: 228th / 1147
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 63%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 42%
Speed boat
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
49 % 61.6 % Faster effective speed.
+26%
SC Mixed
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
84.9 Pts 91.1 Pts Slightly faster single-core speed.
+7%
QC Mixed
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
226 Pts 301 Pts Much faster quad-core speed.
+33%
MC Mixed
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
230 Pts 394 Pts Much faster multi-core speed.
+71%
SC Mixed
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
103 Pts 105 Pts +2%
QC Mixed
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
264 Pts 403 Pts Much faster OC quad-core speed.
+53%
MC Mixed
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
266 Pts 559 Pts Hugely faster OC multi-core speed.
+110%
Market Share
Based on 15,599,209 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.11 % 1.15 % Hugely higher market share.
+945%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
53 % 62 % More popular.
+17%
Age
Newest
41+ Months 18+ Months Much more recent.
+56%
SC Int
Single Core Integer Speed
99.8 Pts 102 Pts +2%
SC Float
Single Core Floating Point Speed
107 Pts 108 Pts +1%
QC Int
Quad Core Integer Speed
244 Pts 395 Pts Much faster quad-core int speed.
+62%
QC Float
Quad Core Floating Point Speed
283 Pts 420 Pts Much faster quad-core fp speed.
+48%
MC Int
Multi Core Integer Speed
244 Pts 518 Pts Hugely faster multi-core int speed.
+112%
MC Float
Multi Core Floating Point Speed
282 Pts 596 Pts Hugely faster multi-core fp speed.
+111%
Launch Date
Launch Date
Q3'15 Q3'17
Cache
Cache
4 MB SmartCache 6 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set Extensions
Instruction Set Extensions
SSE4.1/4.2, AVX 2.0 SSE4.1/4.2, AVX2
Embedded Options Available
Embedded Options Available
Yes No
Recommended Price
Recommended Customer Price
$393.00 $297.00
Memory Types
Memory Types
DDR4-2133, LPDDR3-1866, DDR3L-1600 DDR4-2400, LPDDR3-2133
Processor Graphics
Processor Graphics ‡
Intel® HD Graphics 520 Intel® UHD Graphics 620
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency
1.05 GHz 1.10 GHz
TSX-NI
Intel® TSX-NI
Yes No
vPro Tech
Intel® vPro™ Technology ‡
Yes No
Trusted Execution Tech
Intel® Trusted Execution Technology ‡
Yes No

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