Intel
Intel

4 Cores, @3 GHz, Harpertown.
Release date ≤ Q1 2014.

  

2 Cores, @2.66 GHz, Conroe.
Release date ≤ Q4 2013.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 18,784 user samples
9,703 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 64% Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 3.85 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 45% Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 2.95 GHz (avg)
Poor: 45% Great: 64%
SPEED RANK: 646th / 1355
Gaming
Gaming 55%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 57%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Speed boat
9,081 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 46% Base clock 2.65 GHz
Worst Bench: 28% Base clock 2.65 GHz, turbo 2.65 GHz (avg)
Poor: 28% Great: 46%
SPEED RANK: 1024th / 1355
Gaming
Gaming 40%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 45%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 27%
Raft
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
55.3 % Much faster effective speed.
+39%
39.9 %
Memory
Avg. Memory Latency
72.3 Pts Slightly lower memory latency.
+8%
67.1 Pts
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
58.4 Pts Much faster single-core speed.
+46%
39.9 Pts
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
116 Pts Much faster dual-core speed.
+54%
75.1 Pts
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
222 Pts Hugely faster quad-core speed.
+192%
76.1 Pts
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
226 Pts Hugely faster octa-core speed.
+191%
77.7 Pts
Memory
OC Memory Latency
81.1 Pts Slightly lower OC memory latency.
+5%
77.2 Pts
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
72.2 Pts Much faster OC single-core speed.
+57%
46.1 Pts
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
143 Pts Much faster OC dual-core speed.
+56%
91.6 Pts
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
285 Pts Hugely faster OC quad-core speed.
+212%
91.4 Pts
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
285 Pts Hugely faster OC octa-core speed.
+210%
91.9 Pts
Market Share
Based on 52,774,533 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.02 % Hugely higher market share.
+100%
0.01 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
54 % Slightly more popular.
+6%
51 %
Age
Newest
98+ Months +3% 101+ Months
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
285 Pts Hugely faster OC 64-core speed.
+210%
92 Pts
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
227 Pts Hugely faster 64-core speed.
+193%
77.4 Pts
Launch Date
Launch Date
Q4'07 Q3'07
Cache
Cache
12 MB L2 4 MB L2
Lithography
Lithography
45 nm 65 nm
VID Voltage Range
VID Voltage Range
0.850V-1.3500V 0.8500V-1.5V
Recommended Price
Recommended Customer Price
$969.00 N/A
FSB Parity
FSB Parity
Yes No
Processing Die Size
Processing Die Size
214 mm2 143 mm2
# of Processing Die Transistors
# of Processing Die Transistors
820 million 291 million
Demand Based Switching
Intel® Demand Based Switching
Yes No
Trusted Execution Tech
Intel® Trusted Execution Technology ‡
No Yes

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