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Intel Atom N2800

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Front view of Intel Atom N2800

Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Intel Atom N2800

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Intel Atom N2800

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Much better 3DMark06 CPU score 21.1 vs 4.2 More than 5x better 3DMark06 CPU score
Higher clock speed 1.86 GHz vs 1.2 GHz More than 55% higher clock speed
Much higher GPU clock speed 640 MHz vs 276 MHz More than 2.2x higher GPU clock speed
Significantly newer manufacturing process 32 nm vs 40 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
Better performance per watt 5.28 pt/W vs 2.69 pt/W More than 95% better performance per watt
More threads 4 vs 1 3 more threads
Higher Maximum operating temperature 100 °C vs 90 °C More than 10% higher Maximum operating temperature
More cores 2 vs 1 Twice as many cores; run more applications at once
Newer Dec, 2011 vs Jan, 2011 Release date 11 months later
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Has virtualization support Yes vs No Somewhat common; Boosts performance of virtual machines
Much more l2 cache per core 1 MB/core vs 0.5 MB/core 2x more l2 cache per core

Benchmarks Real world tests of Atom N2800 vs AMD C 30

3D Mark 06 (CPU)

Atom N2800
AMD C 30

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PassMark (Single Core)

Specifications Full list of technical specs


Atom N2800  vs
AMD C 30 
Clock speed 1.86 GHz 1.2 GHz
Cores Dual core Single core


Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Has virtualization support No Yes
Instruction set extensions
Supplemental SSE3
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Memory type


Atom N2800  vs
AMD C 30 
Threads 4 1
L2 cache 1 MB 1 MB
L2 cache per core 0.5 MB/core 1 MB/core
Manufacture process 32 nm 40 nm
Max CPUs 1 1
Operating temperature Unknown - 100°C Unknown - 90°C

integrated graphics

Label Integrated Radeon™ HD 6250
GPU clock speed 640 MHz 276 MHz

power consumption

TDP 6.5W 9W
Annual home energy cost 1.57 $/year 2.17 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 5.69 $/year 7.88 $/year
Performance per watt 5.28 pt/W 2.69 pt/W
Typical power consumption 5.28W 7.31W
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