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Much better geekbench 3 AES single core score 53,850 MB/s vs 64.55 MB/s Around 834.2x better geekbench 3 AES single core score
Much newer manufacturing process 40 nm vs 90 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
Has a built-in GPU Yes vs No Somewhat common; A separate graphics adapter is not required
Much lower typical power consumption 14.63W vs 52.81W 3.6x lower typical power consumption
Much higher Maximum operating temperature 90 °C vs 55 °C Around 65% higher Maximum operating temperature
Newer Jan, 2011 vs May, 2006 Release date over 4 years later
Better performance per watt 2.86 pt/W vs 0.66 pt/W More than 4.2x better performance per watt
Much lower annual home energy cost 4.34 $/year vs 15.66 $/year 3.6x lower annual home energy cost
Much lower annual commercial energy cost 15.77 $/year vs 56.94 $/year 3.6x lower annual commercial energy cost
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Higher clock speed 2 GHz vs 1.6 GHz Around 25% higher clock speed
Significantly better overclocked clock speed (Air) 2.7 GHz vs 1.66 GHz More than 60% better overclocked clock speed (Air)
Significantly better overclocked clock speed (Water) 2.75 GHz vs 1.65 GHz More than 65% better overclocked clock speed (Water)

Benchmarks Real world tests of G G-T56N vs Athlon X2 3800+

GeekBench 3 (Multi-core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

GeekBench 3 (Single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

GeekBench 3 (AES single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

G G-T56N
53,850 MB/s
Athlon X2 3800+
64.55 MB/s

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

PassMark (Single Core)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

G G-T56N  vs
Athlon X2 3800+ 
Clock speed 1.6 GHz 2 GHz
Cores Dual core Dual core

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Has virtualization support Yes Yes
Instruction set extensions
SSE4a
SSE2
MMX
SSE3
SSE
AMD64
AMD-V
3DNow!
Supplemental SSE3
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

power consumption

TDP 18W 65W
Annual home energy cost 4.34 $/year 15.66 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 15.77 $/year 56.94 $/year
Performance per watt 2.86 pt/W 0.66 pt/W
Typical power consumption 14.63W 52.81W

details

G G-T56N  vs
Athlon X2 3800+ 
Threads 2 2
L2 cache 1 MB 1 MB
L2 cache per core 0.5 MB/core 0.5 MB/core
Manufacture process 40 nm 90 nm
Max CPUs 1 1
Operating temperature Unknown - 90°C Unknown - 55°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 1.66 GHz 2.7 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 1.65 GHz 2.75 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 1.66 GHz 2.7 GHz

integrated graphics

GPU GPU None
Label AMD Radeon HD 6310HD 6320 N/A
GPU clock speed 500 MHz N/A
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