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 Core i3 2115C

Reasons to consider the
Intel Core i3 2115C

Report a correction
Much newer manufacturing process 32 nm vs 90 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
Much lower typical power consumption 20.31W vs 101.56W 5x lower typical power consumption
Much more l3 cache per core 1.5 MB/core vs 0 MB/core Compared to all cpus, 1.5 MB/core l3 cache per core is just OK
More l3 cache 3 MB vs 0 MB Compared to all cpus, 3 MB l3 cache is just OK
Newer Apr, 2012 vs Feb, 2007 Release date over 5 years later
Much lower annual home energy cost 6.02 $/year vs 30.11 $/year 5x lower annual home energy cost
Much lower annual commercial energy cost 21.9 $/year vs 109.5 $/year 5x lower annual commercial energy cost
More threads 4 vs 2 Twice as many threads
Front view of AMD Athlon X2 6000+

Reasons to consider the
AMD Athlon X2 6000+

Report a correction
Significantly higher clock speed 3 GHz vs 2 GHz 50% higher clock speed
Significantly more l2 cache 2 MB vs 1 MB 2x more l2 cache; more data can be stored in the l2 cache for quick access later
Much more l2 cache per core 1 MB/core vs 0.5 MB/core 2x more l2 cache per core

Features Key features of the Core i3 2115C  vs Athlon X2 6000+ 

clock speed

L2 cache

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Core i3 2115C  vs
Athlon X2 6000+ 
Clock speed 2 GHz 3 GHz
Cores Dual core Dual core
Is unlocked No No

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Has virtualization support Yes Yes
Instruction set extensions
SSE2
MMX
AVX
SSE3
SSE
SSE4.1
SSE4.2
3DNow!
Supplemental SSE3
AES
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

power consumption

TDP 25W 125W
Annual home energy cost 6.02 $/year 30.11 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 21.9 $/year 109.5 $/year
Typical power consumption 20.31W 101.56W

details

Core i3 2115C  vs
Athlon X2 6000+ 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 4 2
L2 cache 1 MB 2 MB
L2 cache per core 0.5 MB/core 1 MB/core
L3 cache 3 MB 0 MB
L3 cache per core 1.5 MB/core 0 MB/core
Manufacture process 32 nm 90 nm
Max CPUs 1 1

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
Intel Core i3 2115C
Report a correction
AMD Athlon X2 6000+
Report a correction

Comments

comments powered by Disqus