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

6 Cores, 12 Threads @2.66 GHz, Westmere EP.
Release date ≤ Q4 2013.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 10,922 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%
10,499 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 84% Base clock 4.25 GHz, turbo 4.65 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 62% Base clock 2.65 GHz, turbo 2.65 GHz (avg)
Poor: 62% Great: 84%
SPEED RANK: 266th / 1276
Gaming 72%
Desktop 72%
Workstation 58%
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
67.3 % 71.7 % Slightly faster effective speed.
Avg. Memory Latency
80.8 Pts 90 Pts Lower memory latency.
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
75.8 Pts +1% 75.2 Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
149 Pts 149 Pts
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
290 Pts 290 Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
577 Pts Faster octa-core speed.
444 Pts
OC Memory Latency
86.9 Pts 96.5 Pts Lower OC memory latency.
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
90.2 Pts 102 Pts Faster OC single-core speed.
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
179 Pts 199 Pts Faster OC dual-core speed.
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
358 Pts 394 Pts Faster OC quad-core speed.
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
720 Pts Faster OC octa-core speed.
617 Pts
Market Share
Based on 36,107,039 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0 % 0.03 % Insanely higher market share.
User Rating
UBM User Rating
50 % 63 % More popular.
56+ Months Much more recent.
83+ Months
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
1640 Pts Hugely faster OC 64-core speed.
738 Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
1331 Pts Hugely faster 64-core speed.
521 Pts
Launch Date
Launch Date
Q3'14 Q1'10
35 MB SmartCache 12 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set Extensions
Instruction Set Extensions
AVX 2.0 SSE4.2
22 nm 32 nm
VID Voltage Range
VID Voltage Range
0.65V–1.30V 0.750V-1.350V
Recommended Price
Recommended Customer Price
$1846.00 $996.00 - $999.00
Max Turbo Frequency
Max Turbo Frequency
3 GHz 3.06 GHz
Bus Speed
Bus Speed
9.6 GT/s QPI 6.4 GT/s QPI
Max Memory Size
Max Memory Size (dependent on memory type)
768 GB 288 GB
Memory Types
Memory Types
DDR4 1600/1866/2133 DDR3 800/1066/1333
Memory Channels
Max # of Memory Channels
4 3
Memory Bandwidth
Max Memory Bandwidth
68 GB/s 32 GB/s
Physical Address Extensions
Physical Address Extensions
46-bit 40-bit
Package Size
Package Size
52.5mm x 51mm 42.5mm X 45mm
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
Yes No
Turbo Boost Tech
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology ‡
2.0 1.0

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Overclocked from 2.6 GHz to 4.2 GHz stable watercooled. Max temp 60°C. Idle temp 35°C. 40% CPU usage on Battlefield 1. [Jan '18 pacmaN]


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