Intel
Intel
  

6 Cores, 12 Threads @3.46 GHz, Westmere EP.
Release date ≈ Q4 2014.

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

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 11,993 user samples
2,753 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 88% Base clock 3.45 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 67% Base clock 3.45 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
Poor: 67% Great: 88%
SPEED RANK: 166th / 1265
Gaming
Gaming 77%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Destroyer
9,240 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 85% Base clock 4.1 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 61% Base clock 2.65 GHz, turbo 1.55 GHz (avg)
Poor: 61% Great: 85%
SPEED RANK: 249th / 1265
Gaming
Gaming 72%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
77.2 % Slightly faster effective speed.
+7%
72.4 %
Memory
Avg. Memory Latency
91 Pts +1% 90.4 Pts
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
89.1 Pts Faster single-core speed.
+16%
76.6 Pts
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
176 Pts Faster dual-core speed.
+16%
152 Pts
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
343 Pts Faster quad-core speed.
+16%
295 Pts
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
537 Pts Faster octa-core speed.
+19%
453 Pts
Memory
OC Memory Latency
97 Pts +0% 96.7 Pts
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
108 Pts Slightly faster OC single-core speed.
+6%
102 Pts
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
214 Pts +5% 204 Pts
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
428 Pts Slightly faster OC quad-core speed.
+7%
401 Pts
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
677 Pts Slightly faster OC octa-core speed.
+8%
629 Pts
Market Share
Based on 33,492,492 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.01 % 0.04 % Hugely higher market share.
+300%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
64 % +3% 62 %
Age
Newest
70+ Months More recent.
+14%
81+ Months
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
810 Pts Slightly faster OC 64-core speed.
+8%
750 Pts
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
646 Pts Faster 64-core speed.
+21%
532 Pts
Launch Date
Launch Date
Q1'11 Q1'10
Recommended Price
Recommended Customer Price
$1663.00 - $1666.00 $996.00 - $999.00
Max Turbo Frequency
Max Turbo Frequency
3.73 GHz 3.06 GHz

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