14 Cores, 28 Threads @2 GHz, Haswell.
Release date ≈ Q1 2016.

8 Cores, 16 Threads @2.6 GHz, Sandy Bridge EP.
Release date ≤ Q1 2014.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 3,644 user samples
423 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 75% Base clock 2.1 GHz, turbo 3.15 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 56% Base clock 2 GHz, turbo 1.25 GHz (avg)
Poor: 56% Great: 75%
SPEED RANK: 343rd / 1276
Gaming 67%
Battle cruiser
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation 71%
3,221 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 75% Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 54% Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 2.6 GHz (avg)
Poor: 54% Great: 75%
SPEED RANK: 325th / 1276
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation 62%
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
67.3 % 68.5 % +2%
Avg. Memory Latency
80.8 Pts 80.9 Pts +0%
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
75.8 Pts 76 Pts +0%
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
149 Pts 153 Pts +3%
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
290 Pts 304 Pts +5%
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
577 Pts +5% 551 Pts
OC Memory Latency
86.9 Pts 90.7 Pts +4%
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
90.2 Pts +4% 86.5 Pts
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
179 Pts +4% 172 Pts
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
358 Pts Slightly faster OC quad-core speed.
335 Pts
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
720 Pts Faster OC octa-core speed.
632 Pts
Market Share
Based on 36,108,121 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0 % 0.01 % Insanely higher market share.
User Rating
UBM User Rating
50 % 57 % More popular.
56+ Months Much more recent.
81+ Months
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
1640 Pts Hugely faster OC 64-core speed.
816 Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
1331 Pts Much faster 64-core speed.
756 Pts
Launch Date
Launch Date
Q3'14 Q1'12
35 MB SmartCache 20 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set Extensions
Instruction Set Extensions
22 nm 32 nm
VID Voltage Range
VID Voltage Range
0.65V–1.30V 0.60V-1.35V
Recommended Price
Recommended Customer Price
$1846.00 $1552.00 - $1556.00
Max Turbo Frequency
Max Turbo Frequency
3 GHz 3.3 GHz
Bus Speed
Bus Speed
9.6 GT/s QPI 8 GT/s QPI
2S 2S Only
Max Memory Size
Max Memory Size (dependent on memory type)
768 GB 384 GB
Memory Types
Memory Types
DDR4 1600/1866/2133 DDR3 800/1066/1333/1600
Memory Bandwidth
Max Memory Bandwidth
68 GB/s 51.2 GB/s
Package Size
Package Size
52.5mm x 51mm 52.5mm x 45.0mm

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