4 Cores, 8 Threads @2.93 GHz, Lynnfield.
Release date ≤ Q4 2013.

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

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 24,112 user samples
12,741 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 61% Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 3.95 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 40% Base clock 2.95 GHz, turbo 1.15 GHz (avg)
Poor: 40% Great: 61%
SPEED RANK: 319th / 1144
Gaming 52%
Desktop 54%
Workstation 37%
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11,371 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 66% Base clock 4.3 GHz, turbo 4.25 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 36% Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
Poor: 36% Great: 66%
SPEED RANK: 346th / 1144
Gaming 49%
Desktop 50%
Workstation 35%
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Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
51.8 % Slightly faster effective speed.
49.2 %
SC Mixed
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
76.5 Pts Slightly faster single-core speed.
71.6 Pts
QC Mixed
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
250 Pts Slightly faster quad-core speed.
238 Pts
MC Mixed
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
364 Pts +4% 351 Pts
SC Mixed
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
86 Pts 96.1 Pts Slightly faster OC single-core speed.
QC Mixed
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
306 Pts 325 Pts Slightly faster OC quad-core speed.
MC Mixed
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
440 Pts 473 Pts Slightly faster OC multi-core speed.
Market Share
Based on 13,906,796 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.11 % Slightly higher market share.
0.1 %
Value For Money
51.3 % 68.6 % Much better value.
User Rating
UBM User Rating
56 % Slightly more popular.
52 %
Price (score)
$300 $120 Much cheaper.
61+ Months 61+ Months
SC Int
Single Core Integer Speed
81.2 Pts 91 Pts Slightly faster single-core int speed.
SC Float
Single Core Floating Point Speed
90.3 Pts 98.7 Pts Slightly faster single-core fp speed.
QC Int
Quad Core Integer Speed
289 Pts 311 Pts Slightly faster quad-core int speed.
QC Float
Quad Core Floating Point Speed
319 Pts 340 Pts Slightly faster quad-core fp speed.
MC Int
Multi Core Integer Speed
414 Pts 454 Pts Slightly faster multi-core int speed.
MC Float
Multi Core Floating Point Speed
444 Pts 488 Pts Slightly faster multi-core fp speed.
Launch Date
Launch Date
Q3'09 Q1'10
VID Voltage Range
VID Voltage Range
0.6500V-1.4000V 0.800V-1.375V
Bus Speed
Bus Speed
2.5 GT/s DMI 4.8 GT/s QPI
Max Memory Size
Max Memory Size (dependent on memory type)
16 GB 24 GB
Memory Types
Memory Types
DDR3 1066/1333 DDR3 800/1066
Memory Channels
Max # of Memory Channels
2 3
Memory Bandwidth
Max Memory Bandwidth
21 GB/s 25.6 GB/s
Package Size
Package Size
37.5mm x 37.5mm 42.5mm x 45.0mm
Processing Die Size
Processing Die Size
296 mm2 263 mm2
# of Processing Die Transistors
# of Processing Die Transistors
774 million 731 million
Trusted Execution Tech
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it might be first gen, but dont get fooled, it gets bottlenecked by a gtx 770 2gb, so I'm interessted in trying it with a a stronger card that has more vram. Using it in a HTPC, works like a charm [Sep '18 Beleg]


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