Cast your vote Do you agree or disagree with CPUBoss?

Thanks for adding your opinion. Follow us on Facebook to stay up to date with the latest news!
VS

Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Intel Celeron N3150

Reasons to consider the
Intel Celeron N3150

Report a correction
Has a built-in GPU Yes vs No Somewhat common; A separate graphics adapter is not required
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes vs No Somewhat common; Allows for maximum performance when needed, while conserving power and minimizing heat production when not needed
Significantly newer manufacturing process 14 nm vs 22 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
Lower typical power consumption 4.88W vs 12.19W 2.5x lower typical power consumption
Newer Jan, 2015 vs Jul, 2013 Release date over 1 years later
Lower annual commercial energy cost 5.26 $/year vs 13.14 $/year 2.5x lower annual commercial energy cost
Lower annual home energy cost 1.45 $/year vs 3.61 $/year 2.5x lower annual home energy cost
Front view of Intel Atom C2538

Reasons to consider the
Intel Atom C2538

Report a correction
Significantly higher clock speed 2.4 GHz vs 1.6 GHz Around 50% higher clock speed
Better overclocked clock speed (Air) 2.4 GHz vs 1.75 GHz More than 35% better overclocked clock speed (Air)
Better overclocked clock speed (Water) 2.4 GHz vs 1.6 GHz Around 50% better overclocked clock speed (Water)

Features Key features of the Celeron N3150  vs Atom C2538 

clock speed

Celeron N3150
1.6 GHz
Atom C2538
2.4 GHz

overclocked clock speed (air)

Celeron N3150
1.75 GHz
Atom C2538
2.4 GHz

overclocked clock speed (water)

Celeron N3150
1.6 GHz
Atom C2538
2.4 GHz

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Celeron N3150  vs
Atom C2538 
Clock speed 1.6 GHz 2.4 GHz
Cores Quad core Quad core

features

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

power consumption

TDP 6W 15W
Annual home energy cost 1.45 $/year 3.61 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 5.26 $/year 13.14 $/year
Typical power consumption 4.88W 12.19W

bus

Architecture FSB FSB
Number of links 1 1

details

Celeron N3150  vs
Atom C2538 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 4 4
Manufacture process 14 nm 22 nm
Max CPUs 1 1

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 1.75 GHz 2.4 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 1.6 GHz 2.4 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 1.75 GHz 2.4 GHz

integrated graphics

GPU GPU None
Label Intel® HD Graphics N/A
Number of displays supported 3 N/A
GPU clock speed 320 MHz N/A

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Memory type
DDR3L-1600
DDR3
Channels Dual Channel Dual Channel
Supports ECC No Yes
Maximum bandwidth 25,600 MB/s 12,800 MB/s
Maximum memory size 8,192 MB 65,536 MB
Intel Celeron N3150
Report a correction
Intel Atom C2538
Report a correction

Comments

comments powered by Disqus