Intel
Intel
  

2 Cores, 4 Threads @2.70 GHz, Kaby Lake.
Release date ≈ Q3 2016.

  

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

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 127,515 user samples
58,424 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 62% Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 32% Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 0.4 GHz (avg)
Poor: 32% Great: 62%
SPEED RANK: 318th / 1147
Gaming
Gaming 52%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 59%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 31%
Sail boat
69,091 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 78% Base clock 1.8 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 33% Base clock 1.8 GHz, turbo 0.4 GHz (avg)
Poor: 33% Great: 78%
SPEED RANK: 224th / 1147
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 42%
Speed boat
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
52.4 % 62.3 % Faster effective speed.
+19%
SC Mixed
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
92.2 Pts +0% 92 Pts
QC Mixed
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
240 Pts 304 Pts Faster quad-core speed.
+27%
MC Mixed
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
242 Pts 401 Pts Much faster multi-core speed.
+66%
SC Mixed
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
108 Pts +3% 105 Pts
QC Mixed
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
289 Pts 407 Pts Much faster OC quad-core speed.
+41%
MC Mixed
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
290 Pts 565 Pts Hugely faster OC multi-core speed.
+95%
Market Share
Based on 16,461,096 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.48 % 1.13 % Hugely higher market share.
+135%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
60 % 66 % Slightly more popular.
+10%
Age
Newest
31+ Months 19+ Months Much more recent.
+39%
SC Int
Single Core Integer Speed
104 Pts +2% 102 Pts
SC Float
Single Core Floating Point Speed
111 Pts +3% 108 Pts
QC Int
Quad Core Integer Speed
266 Pts 394 Pts Much faster quad-core int speed.
+48%
QC Float
Quad Core Floating Point Speed
309 Pts 425 Pts Much faster quad-core fp speed.
+38%
MC Int
Multi Core Integer Speed
266 Pts 519 Pts Hugely faster multi-core int speed.
+95%
MC Float
Multi Core Floating Point Speed
309 Pts 599 Pts Hugely faster multi-core fp speed.
+94%
Launch Date
Launch Date
Q3'16 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
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 620 Intel® UHD Graphics 620
Graphics Base Frequency
Graphics Base Frequency
300.00 MHz 300 MHz
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency
1.05 GHz 1.10 GHz

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