4 Cores, 8 Threads @2.8 GHz, Lynnfield.
Release date ≤ Q4 2013.


4 Cores, 8 Threads @2.30 GHz, Coffee Lake.
Release date ≈ Q3 2018.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 56,059 user samples
51,451 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 72% Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 53% Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 1.15 GHz (avg)
Poor: 53% Great: 72%
SPEED RANK: 490th / 1420
Gaming 64%
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation 48%
4,608 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 83% Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 57% Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 2.3 GHz (avg)
Poor: 57% Great: 83%
SPEED RANK: 312th / 1420
Gaming 73%
Desktop 77%
Workstation 60%
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
64.2 % 73.1 % Faster effective speed.
Avg. Memory Latency
88.1 Pts Slightly lower memory latency.
80.7 Pts
Avg. Single Core Speed
71.4 Pts 104 Pts Much faster single-core speed.
Avg. Dual Core Speed
133 Pts 203 Pts Much faster dual-core speed.
Avg. Quad Core Speed
222 Pts 356 Pts Much faster quad-core speed.
Avg. Octa Core Speed
312 Pts 524 Pts Much faster octa-core speed.
OC Memory Latency
95 Pts +3% 92.2 Pts
OC Single Core Speed
84.8 Pts 115 Pts Much faster OC single-core speed.
OC Dual Core Speed
163 Pts 229 Pts Much faster OC dual-core speed.
OC Quad Core Speed
279 Pts 422 Pts Much faster OC quad-core speed.
OC Octa Core Speed
366 Pts 602 Pts Much faster OC octa-core speed.
Market Share
Based on 64,395,075 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.06 % Insanely higher market share.
0 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
54 % +4% 52 %
117+ Months 62+ Months Much more recent.
OC Multi Core Speed
376 Pts 602 Pts Much faster OC 64-core speed.
Avg. Multi Core Speed
318 Pts 527 Pts Much faster 64-core speed.
Launch Date
Launch Date
Q3'09 Q2'18
8 MB SmartCache 6 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set Extensions
Instruction Set Extensions
SSE4.2 Intel® SSE4.1, Intel® SSE4.2, Intel® AVX2
Embedded Options Available
Embedded Options Available
Yes No
45 nm 14 nm
Recommended Price
Recommended Customer Price
$257.00 - $305.00 N/A
Max Turbo Frequency
Max Turbo Frequency
3.46 GHz 3.80 GHz
Bus Speed
Bus Speed
2.5 GT/s DMI 4 GT/s OPI
Max Memory Size
Max Memory Size (dependent on memory type)
16 GB 32 GB
Memory Types
Memory Types
DDR3 1066/1333 DDR4-2400, LPDDR3-2133
Memory Bandwidth
Max Memory Bandwidth
21 GB/s 37.5 GB/s
Package Size
Package Size
37.5mm x 37.5mm 46x24
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
No Yes
Turbo Boost Tech
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology ‡
1.0 2.0
vPro Tech
Intel® vPro™ Technology ‡
Yes No
AES New Instructions
Intel® AES New Instructions
No Yes
Trusted Execution Tech
Intel® Trusted Execution Technology ‡
Yes No
PCI Express Revision
PCI Express Revision
2.0 3.0
PCI Express Configurations
PCI Express Configurations ‡
1x16, 2x8 1x4, 2x2, 1x2+2x1 and 4x1

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