Intel
Intel

2 Cores, 2 Threads @2.6 GHz, Sandy Bridge.
Release date ≤ Q1 2014.

  

4 Cores, 8 Threads @1.60 GHz, Kaby Lake R.
Release date ≈ Q3 2017.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 260,433 user samples
12,672 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 54% Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 2.6 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 36% Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 2.6 GHz (avg)
Poor: 36% Great: 54%
SPEED RANK: 832nd / 1355
Gaming
Gaming 48%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 57%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat
247,761 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 75% Base clock 1.8 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 45% Base clock 1.8 GHz, turbo 0.4 GHz (avg)
Poor: 45% Great: 75%
SPEED RANK: 509th / 1355
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
48.5 % 62.1 % Faster effective speed.
+28%
Memory
Avg. Memory Latency
76 Pts +2% 74.4 Pts
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
63.9 Pts 86.5 Pts Much faster single-core speed.
+35%
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
122 Pts 165 Pts Much faster dual-core speed.
+35%
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
124 Pts 274 Pts Hugely faster quad-core speed.
+121%
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
126 Pts 378 Pts Hugely faster octa-core speed.
+200%
Memory
OC Memory Latency
86 Pts 89.5 Pts +4%
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
70.3 Pts 103 Pts Much faster OC single-core speed.
+47%
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
140 Pts 204 Pts Much faster OC dual-core speed.
+46%
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
140 Pts 369 Pts Hugely faster OC quad-core speed.
+164%
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
140 Pts 536 Pts Hugely faster OC octa-core speed.
+283%
Market Share
Based on 53,522,714 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.03 % 0.43 % Insanely higher market share.
+1,333%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
51 % 55 % Slightly more popular.
+8%
Age
Newest
101+ Months 57+ Months Much more recent.
+44%
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
139 Pts 531 Pts Hugely faster OC 64-core speed.
+282%
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
126 Pts 370 Pts Hugely faster 64-core speed.
+194%
Launch Date
Launch Date
Q2'11 Q3'17
Cache
Cache
3 MB SmartCache 6 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set Extensions
Instruction Set Extensions
SSE4.1/4.2 SSE4.1/4.2, AVX2
Lithography
Lithography
32 nm 14 nm
Recommended Price
Recommended Customer Price
$64.00 $297.00
Bus Speed
Bus Speed
5 GT/s DMI 4 GT/s OPI
Memory Types
Memory Types
DDR3 1066 DDR4-2400, LPDDR3-2133
Memory Bandwidth
Max Memory Bandwidth
17 GB/s 34.1 GB/s
Processor Graphics
Processor Graphics ‡
Intel® HD Graphics Intel® UHD Graphics 620
Graphics Base Frequency
Graphics Base Frequency
850 MHz 300 MHz
# of Displays Supported
# of Displays Supported ‡
2 3
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency
1.1 GHz 1.10 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
Package Size
Package Size
37.5mm x 37.5mm 42mm X 24mm
Turbo Boost Tech
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology ‡
No 2.0
Hyper-Threading Tech
Intel® Hyper-Threading Technology ‡
No Yes
Virtualization for Directed I/O (VT-d)
Intel® Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d) ‡
No Yes
AES New Instructions
Intel® AES New Instructions
No Yes
PCI Express Revision
PCI Express Revision
2.0 3.0

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