Intel
IntelBX8070110100
  

2 Cores, 4 Threads @1.30 GHz, Kaby Lake.
Release date ≈ Q4 2016.

4 Cores, 8 Threads @3.6GHz, Comet Lake.
Release date: Q2 2020.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 22,923 user samples
2,421 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 55% Base clock 1.6 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 30% Base clock 1.6 GHz, turbo 1.5 GHz (avg)
Poor: 30% Great: 55%
SPEED RANK: 894th / 1316
Gaming
Gaming 44%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 51%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 31%
Sail boat
20,502 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 92% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 77% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Poor: 77% Great: 92%
SPEED RANK: 85th / 1316
Gaming
Gaming 86%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 72%
Battleship
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
43.8 % 85.8 % Hugely faster effective speed.
+96%
Memory
Avg. Memory Latency
62 Pts 89.4 Pts Much lower memory latency.
+44%
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
70.8 Pts 126 Pts Much faster single-core speed.
+78%
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
108 Pts 245 Pts Hugely faster dual-core speed.
+127%
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
150 Pts 443 Pts Hugely faster quad-core speed.
+195%
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
152 Pts 668 Pts Hugely faster octa-core speed.
+339%
Memory
OC Memory Latency
75.5 Pts 94.3 Pts Lower OC memory latency.
+25%
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
107 Pts 132 Pts Faster OC single-core speed.
+23%
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
174 Pts 258 Pts Much faster OC dual-core speed.
+48%
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
233 Pts 494 Pts Hugely faster OC quad-core speed.
+112%
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
229 Pts 692 Pts Hugely faster OC octa-core speed.
+202%
Market Share
Based on 46,346,375 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.01 % 0.28 % Insanely higher market share.
+2,700%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
50 % 87 % Much more popular.
+74%
Age
Newest
57+ Months 16 Months Much more recent.
+72%
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
223 Pts 695 Pts Hugely faster OC 64-core speed.
+212%
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
148 Pts 674 Pts Hugely faster 64-core speed.
+355%
Launch Date
Launch Date
Q3'16 Q2'20
Cache
Cache
4 MB SmartCache 6 MB Intel® Smart Cache
Instruction Set Extensions
Instruction Set Extensions
SSE4.1/4.2, AVX 2.0 Intel® SSE4.1, Intel® SSE4.2, Intel® AVX2
Max Turbo Frequency
Max Turbo Frequency
3.60 GHz 4.30 GHz
Bus Speed
Bus Speed
4 GT/s OPI 8 GT/s
Max Memory Size
Max Memory Size (dependent on memory type)
16 GB 128 GB
Memory Types
Memory Types
LPDDR3-1866, DDR3L-1600 DDR4-2666
Memory Bandwidth
Max Memory Bandwidth
29.8 GB/s 41.6 GB/s
Processor Graphics
Processor Graphics ‡
Intel® HD Graphics 615 Intel® UHD Graphics 630
Graphics Base Frequency
Graphics Base Frequency
300.00 MHz 350 MHz
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency
1.05 GHz 1.10 GHz
Graphics Video Max Memory
Graphics Video Max Memory
16 GB 64 GB
Package Size
Package Size
20mm X 16.5mm 37.5mm x 37.5mm
Turbo Boost Tech
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology ‡
2.0 2
Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
Intel® Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
Yes No
Trusted Execution Tech
Intel® Trusted Execution Technology ‡
Yes No
PCI Express Revision
PCI Express Revision
3.0 3
PCI Express Configurations
PCI Express Configurations ‡
1x4, 2x2, 1x2+2x1 and 4x1 Up to 1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4
Max # of PCI Express Lanes
Max # of PCI Express Lanes
10 16

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