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Front view of Intel Core i3 2100

Reasons to consider the
Intel Core i3 2100

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Much higher clock speed 3.1 GHz vs 1.2 GHz More than 2.5x higher clock speed
More advanced architecture x86-64 vs x86 A 64-bit architecture allows more RAM to be installed and accessed by the processor
Much higher GPU clock speed 850 MHz vs 200 MHz 4.2x higher GPU clock speed
Much newer manufacturing process 32 nm vs 45 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
Has virtualization support Yes vs No Somewhat common; Boosts performance of virtual machines
Much better overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.23 GHz vs 0.8 GHz More than 4x better overclocked clock speed (Air)
Much better overclocked clock speed (Water) 3.23 GHz vs 0.8 GHz More than 4x better overclocked clock speed (Water)
More cores 2 vs 1 Twice as many cores; run more applications at once
More threads 4 vs 2 Twice as many threads
Newer Jan, 2011 vs May, 2010 Release date 8 months later
Front view of Intel Atom Z600

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Intel Atom Z600

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Much lower typical power consumption 1.06W vs 98.28W 93x lower typical power consumption
Much lower annual home energy cost 0.31 $/year vs 37.88 $/year 121x lower annual home energy cost
Much lower annual commercial energy cost 1.14 $/year vs 93.47 $/year 82.1x lower annual commercial energy cost
More l2 cache per core 0.5 MB/core vs 0.25 MB/core 2x more l2 cache per core

Features Key features of the Core i3 2100  vs Atom Z600 

clock speed

Core i3 2100
3.1 GHz
Atom Z600
1.2 GHz

L2 cache

Core i3 2100
0.5 MB
Atom Z600
0.5 MB

gpu clock speed

Core i3 2100
850 MHz
Atom Z600
200 MHz

overclocked clock speed (air)

Core i3 2100
3.23 GHz
Atom Z600
0.8 GHz

overclocked clock speed (water)

Core i3 2100
3.23 GHz
Atom Z600
0.8 GHz

TDP

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Core i3 2100  vs
Atom Z600 
Clock speed 3.1 GHz 1.2 GHz
Cores Dual core Single core

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Supports trusted computing No No
Has virtualization support Yes No
Instruction set extensions
SSE2
MMX
SSE4
AVX
SSE3
SSE
SSE4.1
SSE4.2
Supplemental SSE3
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

power consumption

TDP 65W 1.3W
Annual home energy cost 37.88 $/year 0.31 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 93.47 $/year 1.14 $/year
Typical power consumption 98.28W 1.06W

bus

Architecture DMI DMI
Number of links 1 1

details

Core i3 2100  vs
Atom Z600 
Architecture x86-64 x86
Threads 4 2
L2 cache 0.5 MB 0.5 MB
L2 cache per core 0.25 MB/core 0.5 MB/core
Manufacture process 32 nm 45 nm
Max CPUs 1 1
Clock multiplier 31 12

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 3.23 GHz 0.8 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 3.23 GHz 0.8 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.23 GHz 0.8 GHz

integrated graphics

GPU GPU GPU
Label Intel® HD Graphics 2000 Integrated
GPU clock speed 850 MHz 200 MHz

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Memory type
DDR3-1333
DDR3-1066
DDR3
DDR
Channels Dual Channel Single Channel
Maximum bandwidth 21,333.32 MB/s 1,600 MB/s
Maximum memory size 32,768 MB 1,024 MB
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