Intel
Intel

2 Cores, @2.4 GHz, Penryn.
Release date ≤ Q4 2013.

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4 Cores, 4 Threads @1.10 GHz, Apollo Lake.
Release date ≈ Q4 2016.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 9,597 user samples
5,975 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 22% Base clock 2.4 GHz
Worst Bench: 9% Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 0.8 GHz (avg)
Poor: 9% Great: 22%
SPEED RANK: 959th / 1206
Gaming
Gaming 19%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 23%
Surfboard
Workstation
Workstation 8%
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3,622 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 31% Base clock 1.1 GHz, turbo 2.1 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 17% Base clock 1.1 GHz, turbo 1.45 GHz (avg)
Poor: 17% Great: 31%
SPEED RANK: 785th / 1206
Gaming
Gaming 27%
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Desktop
Desktop 28%
Raft
Workstation
Workstation 14%
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Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
18.7 % 26.6 % Much faster effective speed.
+43%
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
38.2 Pts 40.8 Pts Slightly faster single-core speed.
+7%
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
71.5 Pts 79.6 Pts Slightly faster dual-core speed.
+11%
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
73.4 Pts 148 Pts Hugely faster quad-core speed.
+102%
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
74.7 Pts 149 Pts Hugely faster octa-core speed.
+99%
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
44.6 Pts 45.9 Pts +3%
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
86.3 Pts 87.9 Pts +2%
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
86.3 Pts 176 Pts Hugely faster OC quad-core speed.
+104%
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
86.4 Pts 175 Pts Hugely faster OC octa-core speed.
+103%
Market Share
Based on 22,715,497 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.02 % 0.02 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
51 % 57 % Slightly more popular.
+12%
Age
Newest
72+ Months 36+ Months Much more recent.
+50%
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
86.5 Pts 176 Pts Hugely faster OC 64-core speed.
+103%
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
75.3 Pts 148 Pts Hugely faster 64-core speed.
+97%
Launch Date
Launch Date
Q3'08 Q3'16
Cache
Cache
3 MB L2 2 MB L2
Lithography
Lithography
45 nm 14 nm
Recommended Price
Recommended Customer Price
$211.00 $107.00
Package Size
Package Size
35 mm x 35mm 24mm x 31mm
Trusted Execution Tech
Intel® Trusted Execution Technology ‡
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If you're after low-power computing then this is a good, basic processor to get work done. Based on the 2016 14nm Apollo Lake architecture it is designed for mobile efficiency and comes in a range of laptops from budget to mid-tier. It uses about 4 to 6 watts under load (yes, four to six whole watts) and generally idles under 2 watts. It has four cores with four threads and has a 1.1GHz base clock with a 2.2GHz boost, with the included HD 500 series graphics boasting 12 execution units running at up to 700MHz, although information regarding this is limited given its budget application. If you're processing data then forget anything with this. Although possible, it'll take forever as you're limited to 256k of L1 and 2MB of L2 cache - no L3 at all. The included graphics won't help you here either. For everyday processing, or a cheap laptop for the kids, this is a decent processor but throw more than 2 or 3 basic tasks at it and it flounders. Anything more complex than everyday word processing, internet and multimedia is beyond it, but given that's what the majority of users will be doing this isn't an issue. The bonus? Ultra-light, thin and quiet latops with passive cooling and sub- $250USD price points. Not bad! [Jul '19 boingk]

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