Intel
Intel
  

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

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2 Cores, 4 Threads @2.9 GHz, Ivy Bridge.
Release date ≤ Q4 2013.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 81,520 user samples
70,557 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 60% 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: 60%
SPEED RANK: 347th / 1197
Gaming
Gaming 50%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 56%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 25%
Surfboard
10,963 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 52% Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.85 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 26% Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 0.55 GHz (avg)
Poor: 26% Great: 52%
SPEED RANK: 418th / 1197
Gaming
Gaming 45%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 50%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 22%
Surfboard
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
50.1 % Slightly faster effective speed.
+12%
44.8 %
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
91.2 Pts Slightly faster single-core speed.
+11%
82 Pts
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
162 Pts Slightly faster dual-core speed.
+14%
142 Pts
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
237 Pts Slightly faster quad-core speed.
+12%
212 Pts
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
239 Pts Slightly faster octa-core speed.
+11%
215 Pts
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
241 Pts Slightly faster 64-core speed.
+11%
218 Pts
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
108 Pts Slightly faster OC single-core speed.
+11%
97.5 Pts
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
199 Pts Slightly faster OC dual-core speed.
+13%
176 Pts
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
288 Pts Faster OC quad-core speed.
+19%
242 Pts
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
288 Pts Faster OC octa-core speed.
+19%
243 Pts
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
289 Pts Faster OC 64-core speed.
+18%
245 Pts
Market Share
Based on 21,719,670 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.46 % Hugely higher market share.
+820%
0.05 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
61 % Slightly more popular.
+7%
57 %
Age
Newest
38+ Months Much more recent.
+46%
71+ Months
Launch Date
Launch Date
Q3'16 Q2'12
Instruction Set Extensions
Instruction Set Extensions
SSE4.1/4.2, AVX 2.0 AVX
Lithography
Lithography
14 nm 22 nm
Recommended Price
Recommended Customer Price
$393.00 $346.00
Bus Speed
Bus Speed
4 GT/s OPI 5 GT/s DMI
Memory Types
Memory Types
DDR4-2133, LPDDR3-1866, DDR3L-1600 DDR3/L/-RS 1333/1600
Memory Bandwidth
Max Memory Bandwidth
34.1 GB/s 25.6 GB/s
Processor Graphics
Processor Graphics ‡
Intel® HD Graphics 620 Intel® HD Graphics 4000
Graphics Base Frequency
Graphics Base Frequency
300.00 MHz 650 MHz
Graphics Output
Graphics Output
eDP/DP/HDMI/DVI eDP/DP/HDMI/SDVO/CRT
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency
1.05 GHz 1.25 GHz
Package Size
Package Size
42mm X 24mm 37.5 x 37.5mm (rPGA988B); 31.0 x 24.0mm (BGA1023)
vPro Tech
Intel® vPro™ Technology ‡
No Yes
Trusted Execution Tech
Intel® Trusted Execution Technology ‡
No Yes
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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