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Front view of Intel Core i3 2100

Intel Core i3 2100

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Intel Core i3 2332M

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Much lower typical power consumption 28.44W vs 98.28W 3.5x lower typical power consumption
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 lower annual home energy cost 8.43 $/year vs 37.88 $/year 4.5x lower annual home energy cost
More l2 cache per core 0.5 MB/core vs 0.25 MB/core 2x more l2 cache per core
Much lower annual commercial energy cost 30.66 $/year vs 93.47 $/year 3x lower annual commercial energy cost
Better performance per watt 3.06 pt/W vs 1.41 pt/W Around 2.2x better performance per watt
Newer Sep, 2011 vs Jan, 2011 Release date 8 months later
Front view of Intel Core i3 2100

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Significantly higher clock speed 3.1 GHz vs 2.2 GHz More than 40% higher clock speed
Better PassMark (Single core) score 1,583 vs 1,039 More than 50% better PassMark (Single core) score
Significantly better overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.23 GHz vs 2.2 GHz More than 45% better overclocked clock speed (Air)
Better PassMark score 3,664 vs 2,382 Around 55% better PassMark score
Significantly better overclocked clock speed (Water) 3.23 GHz vs 2.2 GHz More than 45% better overclocked clock speed (Water)

Benchmarks Real world tests of Core i3 2332M vs 2100

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

PassMark (Single Core)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Core i3 2332M  vs
2100 
Clock speed 2.2 GHz 3.1 GHz
Cores Dual core Dual core

features

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

bus

Architecture DMI DMI
Transfer rate 5,000 MT/s 5,000 MT/s

details

Core i3 2332M  vs
2100 
Threads 4 4
L2 cache 1 MB 0.5 MB
L2 cache per core 0.5 MB/core 0.25 MB/core
L3 cache 3 MB 3 MB
L3 cache per core 1.5 MB/core 1.5 MB/core
Manufacture process 32 nm 32 nm

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 2.2 GHz 3.23 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 2.2 GHz 3.23 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 2.2 GHz 3.23 GHz

power consumption

TDP 35W 65W
Annual home energy cost 8.43 $/year 37.88 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 30.66 $/year 93.47 $/year
Performance per watt 3.06 pt/W 1.41 pt/W
Typical power consumption 28.44W 98.28W
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