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


2 Cores, 4 Threads @2.5 GHz, Skylake.
Release date ≈ Q4 2015.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 283,381 user samples
213,029 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 66% Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 35% Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 0.8 GHz (avg)
Poor: 35% Great: 66%
SPEED RANK: 294th / 1213
Gaming 56%
Desktop 58%
Workstation 39%
Jet ski
70,352 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 52% Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 27% Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 0.5 GHz (avg)
Poor: 27% Great: 52%
SPEED RANK: 444th / 1213
Gaming 44%
Speed boat
Desktop 49%
Workstation 22%
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
55.6 % Faster effective speed.
44 %
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
86.6 Pts Slightly faster single-core speed.
79.8 Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
166 Pts Faster dual-core speed.
140 Pts
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
298 Pts Much faster quad-core speed.
209 Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
442 Pts Hugely faster octa-core speed.
214 Pts
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
105 Pts Slightly faster OC single-core speed.
94.4 Pts
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
196 Pts Slightly faster OC dual-core speed.
172 Pts
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
366 Pts Much faster OC quad-core speed.
246 Pts
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
510 Pts Hugely faster OC octa-core speed.
247 Pts
Market Share
Based on 26,214,750 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.87 % Hugely higher market share.
0.33 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
90 % Much more popular.
59 %
54+ Months 53+ Months +2%
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
513 Pts Hugely faster OC 64-core speed.
248 Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
446 Pts Hugely faster 64-core speed.
213 Pts
6 MB SmartCache 4 MB SmartCache
Recommended Price
Recommended Customer Price
$378.00 $393.00
Max Memory Size
Max Memory Size (dependent on memory type)
64 GB 32 GB
Processor Graphics
Processor Graphics ‡
Intel® HD Graphics 530 Intel® HD Graphics 520
Graphics Base Frequency
Graphics Base Frequency
350 MHz 300 MHz
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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