IntelBX80662I76700
IntelBX80562Q6600

4 Cores, 8 Threads @3.4GHz, Skylake.
Release date: Q3 2015.

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4 Cores, 4 Threads @2.4GHz, Core.
Release date: Q1 2007.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 174,925 user samples
134,493 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 79% Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 59% Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 0.8 GHz (avg)
Poor: 59% Great: 79%
SPEED RANK: 129th / 1206
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 50%
Yacht
40,432 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 32% Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 2.95 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 18% Base clock 2.4 GHz
Poor: 18% Great: 32%
SPEED RANK: 819th / 1206
Gaming
Gaming 25%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 26%
Raft
Workstation
Workstation 14%
Tree trunk
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
69.5 % Hugely faster effective speed.
+179%
24.9 %
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
107 Pts Hugely faster single-core speed.
+185%
37.5 Pts
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
207 Pts Hugely faster dual-core speed.
+178%
74.4 Pts
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
375 Pts Hugely faster quad-core speed.
+168%
140 Pts
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
565 Pts Hugely faster octa-core speed.
+298%
142 Pts
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
121 Pts Hugely faster OC single-core speed.
+157%
47.1 Pts
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
235 Pts Hugely faster OC dual-core speed.
+151%
93.8 Pts
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
441 Pts Hugely faster OC quad-core speed.
+137%
186 Pts
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
616 Pts Hugely faster OC octa-core speed.
+231%
186 Pts
Market Share
Based on 22,447,016 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.79 % Hugely higher market share.
+365%
0.17 %
Value
Value For Money
70.8 % Hugely better value.
+156%
27.7 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
81 % More popular.
+19%
68 %
Price
Price (score)
$259 $190 Cheaper.
+27%
Age
Newest
51 Months Much more recent.
+67%
155 Months
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
65 Watts Much more energy efficient.
+38%
105 Watts
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
4 cores 4 cores
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
8 threads Hugely higher thread count.
+100%
4 threads
Lithography
Manufacturing process
14 nm Much newer manufacturing.
+78%
65 nm
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3.4 GHz Much faster base frequency.
+42%
2.4 GHz
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
4 GHz Much faster turbo frequency.
+67%
2.4 GHz
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
620 Pts Hugely faster OC 64-core speed.
+232%
187 Pts
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
572 Pts Hugely faster 64-core speed.
+297%
144 Pts
Series
CPU Architecture
Skylake Core
Socket
Motherboard Socket
FCLGA1151 LGA775
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
HD 530 None
Launch Date
Launch Date
Q3'15 Q1'07
Cache
Cache
8 MB SmartCache 8 MB L2
Embedded Options Available
Embedded Options Available
Yes No
Lithography
Lithography
14 nm 65 nm
Recommended Price
Recommended Customer Price
$303.00 - $312.00 N/A
Bus Speed
Bus Speed
8 GT/s DMI3 1066 MHz FSB
Turbo Boost Tech
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
2.0 No
Hyper-Threading Tech
Intel® Hyper-Threading Technology ‡
Yes No
AES New Instructions
Intel® AES New Instructions
Yes No
Trusted Execution Tech
Intel® Trusted Execution Technology ‡
Yes No

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