Intel
Intel
  

4 Cores, 8 Threads @2.6 GHz, Skylake.
Release date ≈ Q3 2015.

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

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 302,779 user samples
191,294 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 67% Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3.15 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 34% Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 1.8 GHz (avg)
Poor: 34% Great: 67%
SPEED RANK: 268th / 1186
Gaming
Gaming 56%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 58%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski
111,485 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 71% 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: 71%
SPEED RANK: 255th / 1186
Gaming
Gaming 58%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
55.9 % 57.6 % +3%
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
87.2 Pts 92.3 Pts Slightly faster single-core speed.
+6%
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
167 Pts 178 Pts Slightly faster dual-core speed.
+7%
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
300 Pts 302 Pts +1%
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
445 Pts Slightly faster octa-core speed.
+8%
413 Pts
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
451 Pts Slightly faster 64-core speed.
+13%
398 Pts
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
105 Pts 105 Pts
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
198 Pts 209 Pts Slightly faster OC dual-core speed.
+6%
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
371 Pts 403 Pts Slightly faster OC quad-core speed.
+9%
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
512 Pts 561 Pts Slightly faster OC octa-core speed.
+10%
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
516 Pts 560 Pts Slightly faster OC 64-core speed.
+9%
Market Share
Based on 21,658,940 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.91 % +5% 0.87 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
65 % 65 %
Age
Newest
50+ Months 26+ Months Much more recent.
+48%
Launch Date
Launch Date
Q3'15 Q3'17
Instruction Set Extensions
Instruction Set Extensions
SSE4.1/4.2, AVX 2.0 SSE4.1/4.2, AVX2
Recommended Price
Recommended Customer Price
$378.00 $297.00
Bus Speed
Bus Speed
8 GT/s DMI3 4 GT/s OPI
Max Memory Size
Max Memory Size (dependent on memory type)
64 GB 32 GB
Memory Types
Memory Types
DDR4-2133, LPDDR3-1866, DDR3L-1600 DDR4-2400, LPDDR3-2133
Processor Graphics
Processor Graphics ‡
Intel® HD Graphics 530 Intel® UHD Graphics 620
Graphics Base Frequency
Graphics Base Frequency
350 MHz 300 MHz
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency
1.05 GHz 1.10 GHz
Graphics Video Max Memory
Graphics Video Max Memory
64 GB 32 GB
Package Size
Package Size
42mm x 28mm 42mm X 24mm
PCI Express Configurations
PCI Express Configurations ‡
Up to 1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4 1x4, 2x2, 1x2+2x1 and 4x1
Max # of PCI Express Lanes
Max # of PCI Express Lanes
16 12

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