6 Cores, 12 Threads @2.8 GHz, Westmere EP.
Release date ≤ Q2 2014.


10 Cores, 20 Threads @2.8 GHz, Ivy Bridge EP.
Release date ≈ Q4 2014.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 4,246 user samples
4,214 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 85% Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 61% Base clock 3.35 GHz, turbo 2.2 GHz (avg)
Poor: 61% Great: 85%
SPEED RANK: 254th / 1272
Gaming 72%
Desktop 73%
Workstation 59%
32 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 70% Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 34% Base clock 2.8 GHz
Poor: 34% Great: 70%
SPEED RANK: 592nd / 1272
Gaming 55%
Desktop 59%
Workstation 44%
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Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
72.2 % Much faster effective speed.
54.9 %
Avg. Memory Latency
89.4 Pts Much lower memory latency.
66.9 Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
77.5 Pts +4% 74.3 Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
154 Pts +3% 149 Pts
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
299 Pts Faster quad-core speed.
241 Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
458 Pts Much faster octa-core speed.
324 Pts
OC Memory Latency
97.1 Pts Lower OC memory latency.
80.6 Pts
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
103 Pts Slightly faster OC single-core speed.
97.1 Pts
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
204 Pts Slightly faster OC dual-core speed.
186 Pts
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
406 Pts Faster OC quad-core speed.
353 Pts
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
635 Pts 678 Pts Slightly faster OC octa-core speed.
Market Share
Based on 34,629,987 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.02 % Insanely higher market share.
0 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
56 % Slightly more popular.
52 %
78+ Months 71+ Months Slightly more recent.
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
771 Pts 1349 Pts Much faster OC 64-core speed.
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
542 Pts Much faster 64-core speed.
374 Pts
Launch Date
Launch Date
Q1'10 Q3'13
12 MB SmartCache 25 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set Extensions
Instruction Set Extensions
Embedded Options Available
Embedded Options Available
No Yes
32 nm 22 nm
VID Voltage Range
VID Voltage Range
0.750V-1.350V 0.65–1.30V
Recommended Price
Recommended Customer Price
$1219.00 - $1222.00 $1723.00 - $1727.00
Max Turbo Frequency
Max Turbo Frequency
3.2 GHz 3.6 GHz
Bus Speed
Bus Speed
6.4 GT/s QPI 8 GT/s QPI
Max Memory Size
Max Memory Size (dependent on memory type)
288 GB 768 GB
Memory Types
Memory Types
DDR3 800/1066/1333 DDR3 800/1066/1333/1600/1866
Memory Channels
Max # of Memory Channels
3 4
Memory Bandwidth
Max Memory Bandwidth
32 GB/s 59.7 GB/s
Physical Address Extensions
Physical Address Extensions
40-bit 46-bit
Package Size
Package Size
42.5mmX45mm 52.5mm x 45mm
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
No Yes
Turbo Boost Tech
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology ‡
1.0 2.0

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