Intel Atom 230 

Released June, 2008
  • 1.6 GHz
  • Single core
1.5 Out of 10

The benchmark contains many versions (ALU, MMX, (Wireless) MMX, SSE, SSE2, SSSE3) that use integers to simulate floating point numbers, as well as many versions that use floating point numbers (FPU, SSE, SSE2, SSSE3).
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CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of the Intel Atom 230 among laptop CPUs (up to 15W)

Performance

Benchmark performance using all cores

Atom 230
4.9
Atom 330
5.3
Atom N270
4.9
PCMark 8 Home 3.0 Accelerated, PassMark and 1 more

Single-core Performance

Individual core benchmark performance

Atom 230
4.9
Atom 330
5.0
Atom N270
4.9
PassMark (Single Core), Geekbench 3 Single Core and 1 more

Integrated Graphics

Integrated GPU performance for graphics

Atom 230
0.0
Atom 330
0.0
Atom N270
0.0
Sky Diver and Cloud Gate

Integrated Graphics (OpenCL)

Integrated GPU performance for parallel computing

Atom 230
0.0
Atom 330
0.0
Atom N270
0.0
CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 4 more

Performance per Watt

How efficiently does the processor use electricity?

Atom 230
5.1
Atom 330
4.7
Atom N270
5.5
Sky Diver, Cloud Gate, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more

Value

Are you paying a premium for performance?

Atom 230
n.d.
Atom 330
n.d.
Atom N270
5.1
Sky Diver, Cloud Gate, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more

1.5

CPUBoss Score

Combination of all six facets

Atom 230
1.5
Atom 330
1.5
Atom N270
2.3

Benchmarks Real world tests of the Intel Atom 230

GeekBench 3 (Multi-core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Atom 230
518
Atom 330
955
Atom N270
516

GeekBench 3 (Single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Atom 230
374
Atom 330
381
Atom N270
369

GeekBench 3 (AES single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Atom 230
25,150 MB/s
Atom N270
24,800 MB/s
Atom 330
25,200 MB/s

GeekBench (32-bit) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Atom 230
501
Atom 330
873
Atom N270
491

GeekBench (64-bit) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Atom 230
1,064
Atom 330
n.d.
Atom N270
n.d.

GeekBench

Atom 230
1,064
Atom N270
854
Atom 330
873

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

Atom 230
289
Atom 330
605
Atom N270
281

PassMark (Single Core)

Atom 230
237
Atom 330
251
Atom N270
240

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Clock speed 1.6 GHz
Cores Single core
Socket type 437

features

Has a NX bit Yes
Supports trusted computing No
Has virtualization support No
Instruction set extensions
  1. MMX
  2. SSE
  3. SSE2
  4. SSE3
Supports dynamic frequency scaling No

power consumption

TDP 4W
Annual home energy cost 0.96 $/year
Performance per watt 6.99 pt/W
Typical power consumption 3.25W

bus

Architecture FSB
Clock speed 533 MHz

details

Architecture x86-64
Threads 2 threads
L2 cache 0.5 MB
L2 cache per core 0.5 MB/core
Manufacture process 45 nm
Transistor count 47,000,000
Max CPUs 1
Clock multiplier 12
Voltage range 0.9 - 1.16V
Operating temperature Unknown - 85.2°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 1.88 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 1.6 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 1.88 GHz

integrated graphics

GPU None
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