Intel
Intel

2 Cores, 2 Threads @2.8 GHz, Sandy Bridge.
Release date ≤ Q4 2013.

4 Cores, 4 Threads @3 GHz, Sandy Bridge.
Release date ≤ Q4 2013.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 36,419 user samples
2,357 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 55% Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 38% Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
Poor: 38% Great: 55%
SPEED RANK: 782nd / 1316
Gaming
Gaming 49%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 58%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 34%
Sail boat
34,062 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 74% Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 57% Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 1 GHz (avg)
Poor: 57% Great: 74%
SPEED RANK: 356th / 1316
Gaming
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 50%
Yacht
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
48.9 % 68.4 % Much faster effective speed.
+40%
Memory
Avg. Memory Latency
75.8 Pts 85.9 Pts Lower memory latency.
+13%
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
67.8 Pts 81.2 Pts Faster single-core speed.
+20%
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
127 Pts 158 Pts Faster dual-core speed.
+24%
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
130 Pts 295 Pts Hugely faster quad-core speed.
+127%
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
131 Pts 299 Pts Hugely faster octa-core speed.
+128%
Memory
OC Memory Latency
85.3 Pts 92.1 Pts Slightly lower OC memory latency.
+8%
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
73.7 Pts 86.4 Pts Faster OC single-core speed.
+17%
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
146 Pts 168 Pts Faster OC dual-core speed.
+15%
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
147 Pts 326 Pts Hugely faster OC quad-core speed.
+122%
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
146 Pts 327 Pts Hugely faster OC octa-core speed.
+124%
Market Share
Based on 46,375,913 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.01 % 0.07 % Hugely higher market share.
+600%
Value
Value For Money
90.1 % 95.3 % Slightly better value.
+6%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
50 % 53 % Slightly more popular.
+6%
Price
Price (score)
$30 Much cheaper.
+64%
$83
Age
Newest
93+ Months 93+ Months
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
147 Pts 330 Pts Hugely faster OC 64-core speed.
+124%
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
132 Pts 301 Pts Hugely faster 64-core speed.
+128%
Launch Date
Launch Date
Q2'12 Q3'11
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 N/A
Expected Discontinuance
Expected Discontinuance
Q3'2013 Q1'2013
Memory Types
Memory Types
DDR3 1066 DDR3 1066/1333
Memory Bandwidth
Max Memory Bandwidth
17 GB/s 21 GB/s
Processor Graphics
Processor Graphics ‡
Intel® HD Graphics Intel® HD Graphics 2000
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
AES New Instructions
Intel® AES New Instructions
No Yes

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