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


2 Cores, 4 Threads @2.8 GHz, Sandy Bridge.
Release date ≤ Q4 2013.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 19,528 user samples
13,058 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 57% Base clock 2.7 GHz
Worst Bench: 34% Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 0.35 GHz (avg)
Poor: 34% Great: 57%
SPEED RANK: 366th / 1158
Gaming 49%
Desktop 55%
Workstation 29%
6,470 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 50% Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 17% Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 0.6 GHz (avg)
Poor: 17% Great: 50%
SPEED RANK: 504th / 1158
Gaming 41%
Speed boat
Desktop 47%
Workstation 24%
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
48.7 % Faster effective speed.
41.1 %
SC Mixed
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
84.4 Pts Slightly faster single-core speed.
73.7 Pts
QC Mixed
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
225 Pts Faster quad-core speed.
186 Pts
MC Mixed
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
229 Pts Faster multi-core speed.
188 Pts
SC Mixed
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
103 Pts Slightly faster OC single-core speed.
91.2 Pts
QC Mixed
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
264 Pts Faster OC quad-core speed.
223 Pts
MC Mixed
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
266 Pts Faster OC multi-core speed.
223 Pts
Market Share
Based on 17,143,694 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.11 % Hugely higher market share.
0.04 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
53 % 53 %
43+ Months Much more recent.
65+ Months
SC Int
Single Core Integer Speed
99.9 Pts Slightly faster single-core int speed.
90.8 Pts
SC Float
Single Core Floating Point Speed
106 Pts Faster single-core fp speed.
91.5 Pts
QC Int
Quad Core Integer Speed
244 Pts Slightly faster quad-core int speed.
214 Pts
QC Float
Quad Core Floating Point Speed
282 Pts Faster quad-core fp speed.
222 Pts
MC Int
Multi Core Integer Speed
244 Pts Slightly faster multi-core int speed.
216 Pts
MC Float
Multi Core Floating Point Speed
282 Pts Faster multi-core fp speed.
223 Pts
Launch Date
Launch Date
Q3'15 Q4'11
Instruction Set Extensions
Instruction Set Extensions
SSE4.1/4.2, AVX 2.0 AVX
Embedded Options Available
Embedded Options Available
Yes No
14 nm 32 nm
Recommended Price
Recommended Customer Price
$393.00 N/A
Max Memory Size
Max Memory Size (dependent on memory type)
32 GB 16 GB
Memory Types
Memory Types
DDR4-2133, LPDDR3-1866, DDR3L-1600 DDR3 1066/1333
Memory Bandwidth
Max Memory Bandwidth
34.1 GB/s 21.3 GB/s
Processor Graphics
Processor Graphics ‡
Intel® HD Graphics 520 Intel® HD Graphics 3000
Graphics Base Frequency
Graphics Base Frequency
300 MHz 650 MHz
Graphics Output
Graphics Output
# of Displays Supported
# of Displays Supported ‡
3 2
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency
1.05 GHz 1.3 GHz
Package Size
Package Size
42mm X 24mm 37.5mm x 37.5mm (rPGA988B); 31mm x 24mm (BGA1023)
Graphics and IMC Lithography
Graphics and IMC Lithography
14 nm 32 nm
PCI Express Revision
PCI Express Revision
3.0 2.0
PCI Express Configurations
PCI Express Configurations ‡
1x4, 2x2, 1x2+2x1 and 4x1 1x16, 2x8, 1x8 2x4
Max # of PCI Express Lanes
Max # of PCI Express Lanes
12 16

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