Intel
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4 Cores, 8 Threads @1.80 GHz, Kaby Lake R.
Release date ≈ Q3 2017.

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4 Cores, 4 Threads @3.4 GHz, Sandy Bridge.
Release date ≤ Q1 2014.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 93,527 user samples
91,755 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 78% Base clock 2 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 32% Base clock 2 GHz, turbo 0.4 GHz (avg)
Poor: 32% Great: 78%
SPEED RANK: 251st / 1206
Gaming
Gaming 59%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski
1,772 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 80% Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 51% Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 0.7 GHz (avg)
Poor: 51% Great: 80%
SPEED RANK: 186th / 1206
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Jet ski
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
59.4 % 64.1 % Slightly faster effective speed.
+8%
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
98.9 Pts +2% 96.9 Pts
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
188 Pts 191 Pts +2%
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
301 Pts 360 Pts Faster quad-core speed.
+20%
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
402 Pts Slightly faster octa-core speed.
+10%
364 Pts
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
122 Pts +3% 118 Pts
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
241 Pts +3% 235 Pts
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
425 Pts 461 Pts Slightly faster OC quad-core speed.
+8%
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
572 Pts Faster OC octa-core speed.
+24%
461 Pts
Market Share
Based on 22,485,059 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.61 % Insanely higher market share.
+6,000%
0.01 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
77 % Much more popular.
+48%
52 %
Age
Newest
28+ Months Much more recent.
+59%
69+ Months
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
550 Pts Faster OC 64-core speed.
+19%
463 Pts
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
386 Pts Slightly faster 64-core speed.
+5%
367 Pts
Launch Date
Launch Date
Q3'17 Q1'12
Cache
Cache
8 MB SmartCache 6 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set Extensions
Instruction Set Extensions
SSE4.1/4.2, AVX2 SSE4.1/4.2, AVX
Lithography
Lithography
14 nm 32 nm
Recommended Price
Recommended Customer Price
$409.00 $235.00
Bus Speed
Bus Speed
4 GT/s OPI 5 GT/s DMI
Memory Types
Memory Types
DDR4-2400, LPDDR3-2133 DDR3 1066/1333
Memory Bandwidth
Max Memory Bandwidth
34.1 GB/s 21 GB/s
InTru 3D Tech
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology
Yes No
Clear Video HD Tech
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology
Yes No
Package Size
Package Size
42mm X 24mm 37.5mm x 37.5mm
Hyper-Threading Tech
Intel® Hyper-Threading Technology ‡
Yes No
Virtualization for Directed I/O (VT-d)
Intel® Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d) ‡
Yes No
PCI Express Revision
PCI Express Revision
3.0 2.0
Max # of PCI Express Lanes
Max # of PCI Express Lanes
12 16

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