Intel
Intel

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

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

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 35,985 user samples
4,991 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 58% Base clock 2.9 GHz
Worst Bench: 40% Base clock 2.9 GHz
Poor: 40% Great: 58%
SPEED RANK: 696th / 1316
Gaming
Gaming 52%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski
30,994 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 74% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 57% Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 0.3 GHz (avg)
Poor: 57% Great: 74%
SPEED RANK: 359th / 1316
Gaming
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 50%
Yacht
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
51.9 % 68.1 % Much faster effective speed.
+31%
Memory
Avg. Memory Latency
81 Pts 85.2 Pts Slightly lower memory latency.
+5%
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
70.2 Pts 80.6 Pts Faster single-core speed.
+15%
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
133 Pts 159 Pts Faster dual-core speed.
+20%
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
135 Pts 297 Pts Hugely faster quad-core speed.
+120%
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
137 Pts 300 Pts Hugely faster octa-core speed.
+119%
Memory
OC Memory Latency
91 Pts 92 Pts +1%
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
76.4 Pts 86.4 Pts Faster OC single-core speed.
+13%
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
152 Pts 169 Pts Faster OC dual-core speed.
+11%
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
152 Pts 327 Pts Hugely faster OC quad-core speed.
+115%
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
152 Pts 328 Pts Hugely faster OC octa-core speed.
+116%
Market Share
Based on 44,946,473 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.01 % 0.08 % Hugely higher market share.
+700%
Value
Value For Money
70.1 % 95 % Much better value.
+36%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
51 % 53 % +4%
Price
Price (score)
$93 $83 Cheaper.
+11%
Age
Newest
90+ Months +1% 91+ Months
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
152 Pts 330 Pts Hugely faster OC 64-core speed.
+117%
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
138 Pts 302 Pts Hugely faster 64-core speed.
+119%
Launch Date
Launch Date
Q3'12 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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