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Front view of Intel Core i3 2100

Reasons to consider the
Intel Core i3 2100

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Much more l3 cache 3 MB vs None Compared to all cpus, 3 MB l3 cache is just OK
More threads 4 vs 2 Twice as many threads
Front view of AMD PRO A A4 A4 PRO-7300B

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AMD PRO A A4 A4 PRO-7300B

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Much more l2 cache 1 MB vs 0.5 MB 2x more l2 cache; more data can be stored in the l2 cache for quick access later
Much higher clock speed 3.8 GHz vs 3.1 GHz Around 25% higher clock speed
Much lower typical power consumption 52.81W vs 98.28W More than 45% lower typical power consumption
Much more l2 cache per core 0.5 MB/core vs 0.25 MB/core 2x more l2 cache per core
Much better overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.8 GHz vs 3.23 GHz Around 20% better overclocked clock speed (Air)
Much lower annual home energy cost 15.66 $/year vs 37.88 $/year 2.4x lower annual home energy cost
Much lower annual commercial energy cost 56.94 $/year vs 93.47 $/year Around 40% lower annual commercial energy cost
Significantly better overclocked clock speed (Water) 3.8 GHz vs 3.23 GHz Around 20% better overclocked clock speed (Water)
Higher Maximum operating temperature 70 °C vs 69.1 °C Almost the same

Benchmarks Real world tests of Core i3 2100 vs PRO A A4 A4 PRO-7300B

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

PassMark (Single Core)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Core i3 2100  vs
PRO A A4 A4 PRO-7300B 
Clock speed 3.1 GHz 3.8 GHz
Cores Dual core Dual core
Is unlocked No No

features

Has virtualization support Yes Yes
Instruction set extensions
SSE2
MMX
SSE4
AVX
SSE3
SSE
SSE4.1
FMA4
SSE4.2
Supplemental SSE3
AES

power consumption

TDP 65W 65W
Annual home energy cost 37.88 $/year 15.66 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 93.47 $/year 56.94 $/year
Performance per watt 1.41 pt/W 1.98 pt/W
Typical power consumption 98.28W 52.81W

details

Core i3 2100  vs
PRO A A4 A4 PRO-7300B 
Threads 4 2
L2 cache 0.5 MB 1 MB
L2 cache per core 0.25 MB/core 0.5 MB/core
L3 cache 3 MB None
Manufacture process 32 nm 32 nm
Operating temperature Unknown - 69.1°C Unknown - 70°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 3.23 GHz 3.8 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 3.23 GHz 3.8 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.23 GHz 3.8 GHz

integrated graphics

GPU GPU GPU
Label Intel® HD Graphics 2000 Radeon™ HD 8470D
GPU clock speed 850 MHz 800 MHz

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Memory type
DDR3-1600
DDR3-1333
DDR3-1066
DDR3
Intel Core i3 2100
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