Intel
Intel
  

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

  

4 Cores, 8 Threads @2.7 GHz, Skylake.
Release date ≈ Q4 2015.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 180,590 user samples
172,092 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 80% Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 33% Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 0.8 GHz (avg)
Poor: 33% Great: 80%
SPEED RANK: 177th / 1144
Gaming
Gaming 67%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht
8,498 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 85% Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 40% Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 0.8 GHz (avg)
Poor: 40% Great: 85%
SPEED RANK: 187th / 1144
Gaming
Gaming 66%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
66.9 % +2% 65.9 %
SC Mixed
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
94.8 Pts +1% 94.1 Pts
QC Mixed
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
327 Pts +2% 320 Pts
MC Mixed
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
496 Pts +1% 493 Pts
SC Mixed
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
115 Pts 122 Pts Slightly faster OC single-core speed.
+6%
QC Mixed
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
404 Pts 428 Pts Slightly faster OC quad-core speed.
+6%
MC Mixed
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
570 Pts 641 Pts Slightly faster OC multi-core speed.
+12%
Market Share
Based on 13,862,054 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
2.01 % Insanely higher market share.
+2,771%
0.07 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
65 % Slightly more popular.
+12%
58 %
Age
Newest
25+ Months Much more recent.
+36%
39+ Months
SC Int
Single Core Integer Speed
111 Pts 120 Pts Slightly faster single-core int speed.
+8%
SC Float
Single Core Floating Point Speed
118 Pts 126 Pts Slightly faster single-core fp speed.
+7%
QC Int
Quad Core Integer Speed
396 Pts 415 Pts +5%
QC Float
Quad Core Floating Point Speed
420 Pts 448 Pts Slightly faster quad-core fp speed.
+7%
MC Int
Multi Core Integer Speed
524 Pts 593 Pts Slightly faster multi-core int speed.
+13%
MC Float
Multi Core Floating Point Speed
600 Pts 685 Pts Slightly faster multi-core fp speed.
+14%
Launch Date
Launch Date
Q1'17 Q3'15
Cache
Cache
6 MB 8 MB SmartCache
Recommended Price
Recommended Customer Price
N/A $378.00
Memory Types
Memory Types
DDR4-2400, LPDDR3-2133, DDR3L-1600 DDR4-2133, LPDDR3-1866, DDR3L-1600
Processor Graphics
Processor Graphics ‡
Intel® HD Graphics 630 Intel® HD Graphics 530
Graphics Base Frequency
Graphics Base Frequency
350.00 MHz 350 MHz
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency
1.10 GHz 1.05 GHz
TSX-NI
Intel® TSX-NI
No Yes

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