Intel
Intel
  

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

  

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

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 488,276 user samples
470,004 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 79% Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 51% Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 0.8 GHz (avg)
Poor: 51% Great: 79%
SPEED RANK: 336th / 1323
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat
18,272 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 64% Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 40% Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 1.2 GHz (avg)
Poor: 40% Great: 64%
SPEED RANK: 590th / 1323
Gaming
Gaming 56%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Speed boat
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
69.5 % Faster effective speed.
+23%
56.4 %
Memory
Avg. Memory Latency
79.9 Pts +4% 76.8 Pts
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
95 Pts Faster single-core speed.
+16%
81.7 Pts
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
180 Pts Faster dual-core speed.
+28%
141 Pts
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
321 Pts Much faster quad-core speed.
+53%
210 Pts
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
481 Pts Hugely faster octa-core speed.
+126%
213 Pts
Memory
OC Memory Latency
90.4 Pts +2% 88.9 Pts
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
113 Pts Faster OC single-core speed.
+15%
98.1 Pts
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
213 Pts Faster OC dual-core speed.
+22%
174 Pts
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
385 Pts Much faster OC quad-core speed.
+58%
244 Pts
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
563 Pts Hugely faster OC octa-core speed.
+130%
245 Pts
Market Share
Based on 48,477,604 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.8 % Insanely higher market share.
+1,900%
0.04 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
69 % Much more popular.
+30%
53 %
Age
Newest
59+ Months Much more recent.
+39%
96+ Months
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
564 Pts Hugely faster OC 64-core speed.
+128%
247 Pts
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
484 Pts Hugely faster 64-core speed.
+126%
214 Pts
Launch Date
Launch Date
Q1'17 Q2'12
Cache
Cache
6 MB 4 MB SmartCache
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
N/A $346.00
Max Turbo Frequency
Max Turbo Frequency
3.80 GHz 3.6 GHz
Bus Speed
Bus Speed
8 GT/s DMI3 5 GT/s DMI
Max Memory Size
Max Memory Size (dependent on memory type)
64 GB 32 GB
Memory Types
Memory Types
DDR4-2400, LPDDR3-2133, 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 630 Intel® HD Graphics 4000
Graphics Base Frequency
Graphics Base Frequency
350.00 MHz 650 MHz
Graphics Output
Graphics Output
eDP/DP/HDMI/DVI eDP/DP/HDMI/SDVO/CRT
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency
1.10 GHz 1.25 GHz
Package Size
Package Size
42mm x 28mm 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 ‡
Up to 1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4 1x16, 2x8, 1x8 2x4

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