Intel
Intel

2 Cores, 2 Threads @2.9 GHz, Ivy Bridge.
Release date ≤ Q1 2014.

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4 Cores, 4 Threads @2.9 GHz, Ivy Bridge.
Release date ≤ Q1 2014.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 12,962 user samples
7,428 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 39% Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 26% Base clock 2.9 GHz
Poor: 26% Great: 39%
SPEED RANK: 587th / 1186
Gaming
Gaming 36%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 44%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 16%
Surfboard
5,534 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 63% Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 47% Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Poor: 47% Great: 63%
SPEED RANK: 254th / 1186
Gaming
Gaming 58%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 60%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 31%
Sail boat
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
35.9 % 57.7 % Much faster effective speed.
+61%
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
73.3 Pts 88.9 Pts Faster single-core speed.
+21%
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
138 Pts 173 Pts Faster dual-core speed.
+25%
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
142 Pts 319 Pts Hugely faster quad-core speed.
+125%
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
144 Pts 324 Pts Hugely faster octa-core speed.
+125%
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
144 Pts 327 Pts Hugely faster 64-core speed.
+127%
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
79.4 Pts 97.6 Pts Faster OC single-core speed.
+23%
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
158 Pts 187 Pts Faster OC dual-core speed.
+18%
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
158 Pts 351 Pts Hugely faster OC quad-core speed.
+122%
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
158 Pts 351 Pts Hugely faster OC octa-core speed.
+122%
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
158 Pts 353 Pts Hugely faster OC 64-core speed.
+123%
Market Share
Based on 21,659,294 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.04 % 0.05 % Higher market share.
+25%
Value
Value For Money
48.6 % 81.3 % Much better value.
+67%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
53 % 56 % Slightly more popular.
+6%
Price
Price (score)
$92 $80 Slightly cheaper.
+13%
Age
Newest
69+ Months 67+ Months +3%
Launch Date
Launch Date
Q1'13 Q2'12
Cache
Cache
3 MB SmartCache 6 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set Extensions
Instruction Set Extensions
SSE4.1/4.2 SSE4.1/4.2, AVX
Recommended Price
Recommended Customer Price
$64.00 $184.00 - $195.00
Memory Types
Memory Types
DDR3 1333 DDR3 1333/1600
Memory Bandwidth
Max Memory Bandwidth
21 GB/s 25.6 GB/s
ECC Memory Supported
ECC Memory Supported ‡
Yes No
Processor Graphics
Processor Graphics ‡
Intel® HD Graphics Intel® HD Graphics 2500
Wireless Display
Intel® Wireless Display
No Yes
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency
1.05 GHz 1.1 GHz
Quick Sync Video
Intel® Quick Sync Video
No Yes
InTru 3D Tech
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology
No Yes
Clear Video HD Tech
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology
No Yes
Intel Insider
Intel® Insider™
No Yes
Turbo Boost Tech
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
No 2.0
Virtualization for Directed I/O (VT-d)
Intel® Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d) ‡
No Yes
vPro Tech
Intel® vPro™ Technology ‡
No Yes
AES New Instructions
Intel® AES New Instructions
No Yes
Secure Key
Secure Key
No Yes
Trusted Execution Tech
Intel® Trusted Execution Technology ‡
No Yes
Anti-Theft Tech
Anti-Theft Technology
No Yes
PCI Express Revision
PCI Express Revision
2.0 3.0

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