CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of 220 vs 230 among all CPUs

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

Sky Diver and Cloud Gate

Integrated Graphics (OpenCL)

Integrated GPU performance for parallel computing

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?

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

5.4

CPUBoss Score

Combination of all six facets

Winner
Intel Atom 230 

CPUBoss recommends the Intel Atom 230  based on its performance and power consumption.

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Intel Celeron 220

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Intel Celeron 220

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CPUBoss is not aware of any important advantages of the Celeron 220 vs the Atom 230.

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Intel Atom 230

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Much better geekbench 3 AES single core score 25,150 MB/s vs 48.3 MB/s Around 520.8x better geekbench 3 AES single core score
Much newer manufacturing process 45 nm vs 65 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
Higher clock speed 1.6 GHz vs 1.2 GHz Around 35% higher clock speed
Much better performance per watt 6.22 pt/W vs 1.24 pt/W More than 5x better performance per watt
Lower typical power consumption 3.25W vs 15.44W 4.8x lower typical power consumption
Better overclocked clock speed (Air) 1.89 GHz vs 1.48 GHz Around 30% better overclocked clock speed (Air)
Newer Jun, 2008 vs Oct, 2007 Release date 8 months later
Lower annual home energy cost 0.96 $/year vs 4.58 $/year 4.8x lower annual home energy cost
Lower annual commercial energy cost 3.5 $/year vs 16.64 $/year 4.8x lower annual commercial energy cost
Better overclocked clock speed (Water) 1.6 GHz vs 1.2 GHz Around 35% better overclocked clock speed (Water)

Benchmarks Real world tests of Celeron 220 vs Atom 230

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

Celeron 220
48.3 MB/s
Atom 230
25,150 MB/s

GeekBench (32-bit) Data courtesy Primate Labs

GeekBench

Atom 230
1,064

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

PassMark (Single Core)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Celeron 220  vs
Atom 230 
Clock speed 1.2 GHz 1.6 GHz
Cores Single core Single core
Socket type
479
437

features

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

power consumption

TDP 19W 4W
Annual home energy cost 4.58 $/year 0.96 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 16.64 $/year 3.5 $/year
Performance per watt 1.24 pt/W 6.22 pt/W
Typical power consumption 15.44W 3.25W

details

Celeron 220  vs
Atom 230 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 1 2
L2 cache 0.5 MB 0.5 MB
L2 cache per core 0.5 MB/core 0.5 MB/core
Manufacture process 65 nm 45 nm
Transistor count 105,000,000 47,000,000
Max CPUs 1 1
Clock multiplier 12 12
Voltage range 1 - 1.34V 0.9 - 1.16V

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 1.48 GHz 1.89 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 1.2 GHz 1.6 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 1.48 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

bus

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