Intel
Intel

2 Cores, @2.8 GHz, Wolfdale.
Release date ≤ Q4 2013.

  

4 Cores, 4 Threads @2.7 GHz, Sandy Bridge.
Release date ≤ Q4 2013.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 8,213 user samples
7,222 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 28% Base clock 3.95 GHz, turbo 3.75 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 14% Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 1.45 GHz (avg)
Poor: 14% Great: 28%
SPEED RANK: 830th / 1158
Gaming
Gaming 22%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 28%
Raft
Workstation
Workstation 13%
Tree trunk
991 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 60% Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.25 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 41% Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 0.3 GHz (avg)
Poor: 41% Great: 60%
SPEED RANK: 300th / 1158
Gaming
Gaming 55%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 57%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
22.3 % 54.7 % Hugely faster effective speed.
+146%
SC Mixed
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
46.7 Pts 83.5 Pts Much faster single-core speed.
+79%
QC Mixed
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
89.8 Pts 270 Pts Hugely faster quad-core speed.
+201%
MC Mixed
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
91.4 Pts 277 Pts Hugely faster multi-core speed.
+203%
SC Mixed
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
58 Pts 96.1 Pts Much faster OC single-core speed.
+66%
QC Mixed
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
114 Pts 295 Pts Hugely faster OC quad-core speed.
+159%
MC Mixed
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
115 Pts 298 Pts Hugely faster OC multi-core speed.
+159%
Market Share
Based on 17,039,991 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.04 % Hugely higher market share.
+100%
0.02 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
53 % +2% 52 %
Age
Newest
64+ Months +2% 65+ Months
SC Int
Single Core Integer Speed
78.4 Pts 95.4 Pts Faster single-core int speed.
+22%
SC Float
Single Core Floating Point Speed
45.9 Pts 96.3 Pts Hugely faster single-core fp speed.
+110%
QC Int
Quad Core Integer Speed
154 Pts 296 Pts Hugely faster quad-core int speed.
+92%
QC Float
Quad Core Floating Point Speed
88.7 Pts 296 Pts Hugely faster quad-core fp speed.
+234%
MC Int
Multi Core Integer Speed
155 Pts 296 Pts Hugely faster multi-core int speed.
+91%
MC Float
Multi Core Floating Point Speed
90.4 Pts 297 Pts Hugely faster multi-core fp speed.
+229%
Launch Date
Launch Date
Q1'08 Q1'11
Cache
Cache
3 MB L2 6 MB SmartCache
Embedded Options Available
Embedded Options Available
Yes No
Lithography
Lithography
45 nm 32 nm
Recommended Price
Recommended Customer Price
$110.00 - $125.00 $205.00
Bus Speed
Bus Speed
1066 MHz FSB 5 GT/s DMI
Virtualization Tech (VT-x)
Intel® Virtualization Technology (VT-x) ‡
See Ordering Info 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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