2 Cores, @2.66 GHz, Wolfdale.
Release date ≤ Q4 2013.

4 Cores, 4 Threads @3.5GHz, Kaby Lake.
Release date: Q1 2017.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 40,942 user samples
6,308 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 46% Base clock 2.65 GHz
Worst Bench: 27% Base clock 2.65 GHz, turbo 2.55 GHz (avg)
Poor: 27% Great: 46%
SPEED RANK: 991st / 1314
Gaming 40%
Jet ski
Desktop 46%
Workstation 27%
34,634 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 86% Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 61% Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Poor: 61% Great: 86%
SPEED RANK: 184th / 1314
Gaming 78%
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 59%
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
39.7 % 78.1 % Hugely faster effective speed.
Avg. Memory Latency
65.4 Pts 85.2 Pts Much lower memory latency.
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
43.3 Pts 115 Pts Hugely faster single-core speed.
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
81.7 Pts 225 Pts Hugely faster dual-core speed.
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
83.7 Pts 409 Pts Hugely faster quad-core speed.
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
85 Pts 417 Pts Hugely faster octa-core speed.
OC Memory Latency
75.9 Pts 94 Pts Lower OC memory latency.
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
48.5 Pts 125 Pts Hugely faster OC single-core speed.
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
96.6 Pts 246 Pts Hugely faster OC dual-core speed.
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
96.6 Pts 469 Pts Hugely faster OC quad-core speed.
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
96.6 Pts 471 Pts Hugely faster OC octa-core speed.
Market Share
Based on 42,961,338 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.02 % 0.07 % Hugely higher market share.
Value For Money
74.4 % 82.2 % Better value.
User Rating
UBM User Rating
51 % 53 % +4%
Price (score)
$28 Hugely cheaper.
88+ Months 52 Months Much more recent.
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
96.6 Pts 474 Pts Hugely faster OC 64-core speed.
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
84.9 Pts 420 Pts Hugely faster 64-core speed.
Launch Date
Launch Date
Q3'08 Q1'17
3 MB L2 6 MB
45 nm 14 nm
Recommended Price
Recommended Customer Price
$117.00 $213.00 - $224.00
Bus Speed
Bus Speed
1066 MHz FSB 8 GT/s DMI3
Virtualization Tech (VT-x)
Intel® Virtualization Technology (VT-x) ‡
No Yes
Turbo Boost Tech
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology ‡
No 2.0
AES New Instructions
Intel® AES New Instructions
No Yes
Trusted Execution Tech
Intel® Trusted Execution Technology ‡
No Yes

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