Intel
Intel

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

2 Cores, 4 Threads @2.9 GHz, Ivy Bridge.
Release date ≤ Q4 2013.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 8,194 user samples
5,090 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 58% Base clock 2.9 GHz
Worst Bench: 40% Base clock 2.9 GHz
Poor: 40% Great: 58%
SPEED RANK: 700th / 1316
Gaming
Gaming 52%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Jet ski
3,104 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 65% Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.95 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 48% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Poor: 48% Great: 65%
SPEED RANK: 548th / 1316
Gaming
Gaming 58%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 41%
Speed boat
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
51.6 % 57.8 % Faster effective speed.
+12%
Memory
Avg. Memory Latency
80.5 Pts +1% 79.4 Pts
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
70.1 Pts 86 Pts Faster single-core speed.
+23%
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
133 Pts 144 Pts Slightly faster dual-core speed.
+8%
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
135 Pts 212 Pts Much faster quad-core speed.
+57%
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
137 Pts 214 Pts Much faster octa-core speed.
+56%
Memory
OC Memory Latency
91 Pts 91.8 Pts +1%
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
76.4 Pts 97.9 Pts Faster OC single-core speed.
+28%
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
152 Pts 170 Pts Faster OC dual-core speed.
+12%
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
152 Pts 236 Pts Much faster OC quad-core speed.
+55%
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
152 Pts 236 Pts Much faster OC octa-core speed.
+55%
Market Share
Based on 46,466,190 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.02 % Hugely higher market share.
+100%
0.01 %
Value
Value For Money
69.7 % Better value.
+23%
56.7 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
51 % +2% 50 %
Price
Price (score)
$93 Much cheaper.
+69%
$299
Age
Newest
92+ Months 92+ Months
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
152 Pts 238 Pts Much faster OC 64-core speed.
+57%
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
138 Pts 216 Pts Much faster 64-core speed.
+57%
Launch Date
Launch Date
Q3'12 Q2'12
Instruction Set Extensions
Instruction Set Extensions
SSE4.1/4.2 SSE4.1/4.2, AVX
Lithography
Lithography
32 nm 22 nm
Recommended Price
Recommended Customer Price
$64.00 $184.00
Memory Types
Memory Types
DDR3 1066 DDR3 1333/1600
Memory Bandwidth
Max Memory Bandwidth
17 GB/s 25.6 GB/s
Processor Graphics
Processor Graphics ‡
Intel® HD Graphics Intel® HD Graphics 2500
Graphics Base Frequency
Graphics Base Frequency
850 MHz 650 MHz
Wireless Display
Intel® Wireless Display
No Yes
# of Displays Supported
# of Displays Supported ‡
2 3
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
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
vPro Tech
Intel® vPro™ Technology ‡
No Yes
AES New Instructions
Intel® AES New Instructions
No Yes
Trusted Execution Tech
Intel® Trusted Execution Technology ‡
No Yes
PCI Express Revision
PCI Express Revision
2.0 3.0

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