Intel
Intel
  

4 Cores, 8 Threads @2.80 GHz, Kaby Lake.
Release date ≈ Q4 2016.

  

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

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 296,840 user samples
216,500 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 81% Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 39% Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 0.8 GHz (avg)
Poor: 39% Great: 81%
SPEED RANK: 191st / 1159
Gaming
Gaming 67%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht
80,340 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 79% 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: 79%
SPEED RANK: 232nd / 1159
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
66.7 % Slightly faster effective speed.
+7%
62.2 %
SC Mixed
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
94.6 Pts +2% 92.5 Pts
QC Mixed
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
327 Pts Slightly faster quad-core speed.
+8%
303 Pts
MC Mixed
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
482 Pts Faster multi-core speed.
+20%
403 Pts
SC Mixed
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
113 Pts Slightly faster OC single-core speed.
+8%
105 Pts
QC Mixed
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
409 Pts +1% 406 Pts
MC Mixed
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
565 Pts +1% 560 Pts
Market Share
Based on 17,684,631 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
1.75 % Much higher market share.
+73%
1.01 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
71 % Slightly more popular.
+8%
66 %
Age
Newest
30+ Months 21+ Months Much more recent.
+30%
SC Int
Single Core Integer Speed
110 Pts Slightly faster single-core int speed.
+8%
102 Pts
SC Float
Single Core Floating Point Speed
118 Pts Slightly faster single-core fp speed.
+9%
108 Pts
QC Int
Quad Core Integer Speed
397 Pts 398 Pts +0%
QC Float
Quad Core Floating Point Speed
423 Pts 424 Pts +0%
MC Int
Multi Core Integer Speed
517 Pts 518 Pts +0%
MC Float
Multi Core Floating Point Speed
599 Pts +0% 598 Pts
Launch Date
Launch Date
Q1'17 Q3'17
Cache
Cache
6 MB 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
N/A $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
DDR4-2400, LPDDR3-2133, DDR3L-1600 DDR4-2400, LPDDR3-2133
Processor Graphics
Processor Graphics ‡
Intel® HD Graphics 630 Intel® UHD Graphics 620
Graphics Base Frequency
Graphics Base Frequency
350.00 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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