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

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

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 314,762 user samples
225,455 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 69% Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 34% Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 0.8 GHz (avg)
Poor: 34% Great: 69%
SPEED RANK: 202nd / 1182
Gaming
Gaming 58%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat
89,307 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 68% Base clock 1.8 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 29% Base clock 1.8 GHz, turbo 0.4 GHz (avg)
Poor: 29% Great: 68%
SPEED RANK: 246th / 1182
Gaming
Gaming 53%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
57.7 % Slightly faster effective speed.
+9%
53 %
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
95.4 Pts +4% 91.5 Pts
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
183 Pts +3% 177 Pts
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
329 Pts Slightly faster quad-core speed.
+10%
299 Pts
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
479 Pts Faster octa-core speed.
+15%
415 Pts
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
486 Pts Faster 64-core speed.
+21%
401 Pts
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
114 Pts Slightly faster OC single-core speed.
+9%
105 Pts
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
214 Pts +2% 210 Pts
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
406 Pts +0% 404 Pts
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
563 Pts 563 Pts
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
564 Pts +1% 559 Pts
Market Share
Based on 19,360,478 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
1.55 % Much higher market share.
+35%
1.15 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
68 % +1% 67 %
Age
Newest
32+ Months 23+ Months More recent.
+28%
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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