CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of 330 vs 230 among laptop CPUs (up to 15W)

Performance

Benchmark performance using all cores

PCMark 8 Home 3.0 Accelerated, PassMark and 1 more

Single-core Performance

Individual core benchmark performance

PassMark (Single Core), Geekbench 3 Single Core and 1 more

Integrated Graphics

Integrated GPU performance for graphics

Atom 330
0.0
Atom 230
0.0
Atom D525
n.d.
Sky Diver and Cloud Gate

Integrated Graphics (OpenCL)

Integrated GPU performance for parallel computing

Atom 330
0.0
Atom 230
0.0
Atom D525
n.d.
CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 4 more

Performance per Watt

How efficiently does the processor use electricity?

Sky Diver, Cloud Gate, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more

Value

Are you paying a premium for performance?

Atom 330
n.d.
Atom 230
n.d.
Atom D525
n.d.
Sky Diver, Cloud Gate, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more

No winner declared

Too close to call

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Intel Atom 330

Reasons to consider the
Intel Atom 330

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CPUBoss is not aware of any important advantages of the 330 vs the 230.

Front view of Intel Atom 230

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Intel Atom 230

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CPUBoss is not aware of any important advantages of the 230 vs the 330.

Benchmarks Real world tests of Atom 330 vs 230

GeekBench 3 (Multi-core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Atom 330
955
Atom 230
518

GeekBench 3 (Single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Atom 330
381
Atom 230
374

GeekBench 3 (AES single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Atom 330
25,200 MB/s
Atom 230
25,150 MB/s

GeekBench (32-bit) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Atom 330
873
Atom 230
501

GeekBench

Atom 330
873
Atom 230
1,064

Cinebench R10 32-Bit

Atom 330
1,908
Atom 230
995

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

Atom 330
592
Atom 230
308

PassMark (Single Core)

Atom 330
252
Atom 230
241

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Atom 330  vs
230 
Clock speed 1.6 GHz 1.6 GHz
Cores Dual core Single core
Socket type
437

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Supports trusted computing No No
Has virtualization support No No
Instruction set extensions
SSE2
MMX
SSE3
SSE
Supplemental SSE3
Supports dynamic frequency scaling No No

power consumption

TDP 8W 4W
Annual home energy cost 1.93 $/year 0.96 $/year
Performance per watt 3.77 pt/W 6.22 pt/W
Typical power consumption 6.5W 3.25W

bus

Architecture FSB FSB
Number of links 1 1
Clock speed 533 MHz 533 MHz

details

Atom 330  vs
230 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 4 2
L2 cache 1 MB 0.5 MB
L2 cache per core 0.5 MB/core 0.5 MB/core
Manufacture process 45 nm 45 nm
Transistor count 94,000,000 47,000,000
Max CPUs 1 1
Clock multiplier 12 12
Voltage range 0.9 - 1.16V 0.9 - 1.16V
Operating temperature Unknown - 85.2°C Unknown - 85.2°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 2.05 GHz 1.89 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 1.6 GHz 1.6 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 2.05 GHz 1.89 GHz

integrated graphics

GPU None None
Label N/A N/A
Latest DirectX N/A N/A
Number of displays supported N/A N/A
GPU clock speed N/A N/A
Turbo clock speed N/A N/A
3DMark06 N/A N/A
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Comments

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The early beginnings of the Atom processor. I think I'd prefer the Atom 330 here, a jump in 4w isn't too big to add dual-core processing.
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