Intel
AMDYD260XBCAFBOX

2 Cores, 2 Threads @3 GHz, Ivy Bridge.
Release date ≤ Q1 2014.

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Real World Speed
Performance profile from 140,307 user samples
9,980 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 41% Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 26% Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
Poor: 26% Great: 41%
SPEED RANK: 582nd / 1206
Gaming
Gaming 37%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 46%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 17%
Surfboard
130,327 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 85% Base clock 4.25 GHz, turbo 4.25 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 70% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 2.2 GHz (avg)
Poor: 70% Great: 85%
SPEED RANK: 65th / 1206
Gaming
Gaming 79%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
36.8 % 79.5 % Hugely faster effective speed.
+116%
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
75.2 Pts 118 Pts Much faster single-core speed.
+57%
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
142 Pts 231 Pts Much faster dual-core speed.
+63%
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
145 Pts 442 Pts Hugely faster quad-core speed.
+205%
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
147 Pts 731 Pts Hugely faster octa-core speed.
+397%
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
82.2 Pts 124 Pts Much faster OC single-core speed.
+51%
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
163 Pts 244 Pts Much faster OC dual-core speed.
+50%
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
164 Pts 483 Pts Hugely faster OC quad-core speed.
+195%
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
164 Pts 810 Pts Hugely faster OC octa-core speed.
+394%
Market Share
Based on 22,583,074 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.04 % 1.57 % Insanely higher market share.
+3,825%
Value
Value For Money
63.7 % 95.1 % Much better value.
+49%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
55 % 149 % Hugely more popular.
+171%
Price
Price (score)
$38 Much cheaper.
+74%
$145
Age
Newest
70+ Months 19 Months Much more recent.
+73%
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
164 Pts 1020 Pts Hugely faster OC 64-core speed.
+522%
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
149 Pts 955 Pts Hugely faster 64-core speed.
+541%
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