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Intel Core i3 3110M

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Front view of Intel Core i3 3110M

Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Intel Core i3 3110M

Reasons to consider the
Intel Core i3 3110M

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Much newer manufacturing process 22 nm vs 130 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
Higher clock speed 2.4 GHz vs 1.8 GHz Around 35% higher clock speed
Much higher Maximum operating temperature 105 °C vs 70 °C 50% higher Maximum operating temperature
Better PassMark (Single core) score 1,214 vs 663 Around 85% better PassMark (Single core) score
Better PassMark score 3,042 vs 433 More than 7x better PassMark score
More threads 4 vs 1 3 more threads
Better performance per watt 3.71 pt/W vs 1.84 pt/W More than 2x better performance per watt
More cores 2 vs 1 Twice as many cores; run more applications at once
Better overclocked clock speed (Water) 2.4 GHz vs 1.8 GHz Around 35% better overclocked clock speed (Water)
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AMD Athlon 64 3100+

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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 more l2 cache per core 1 MB/core vs 0.25 MB/core 4x more l2 cache per core
Lower typical power consumption 20.31W vs 28.44W Around 30% lower typical power consumption
Lower annual commercial energy cost 21.9 $/year vs 30.66 $/year Around 30% lower annual commercial energy cost
Lower annual home energy cost 6.02 $/year vs 8.43 $/year Around 30% lower annual home energy cost

Benchmarks Real world tests of Core i3 3110M vs Athlon 64 3100+

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

PassMark (Single Core)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Core i3 3110M  vs
Athlon 64 3100+ 
Clock speed 2.4 GHz 1.8 GHz
Cores Dual core Single core
Socket type
rPGA 988B
754
462
AM2

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Has virtualization support Yes Yes
Instruction set extensions
SSE2
MMX
AVX
SSE3
EM64T
SSE
SSE4.1
SSE4.2
3DNow!
Supplemental SSE3
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

details

Core i3 3110M  vs
Athlon 64 3100+ 
Threads 4 1
L2 cache 0.5 MB 1 MB
L2 cache per core 0.25 MB/core 1 MB/core
Manufacture process 22 nm 130 nm
Max CPUs 1 1
Operating temperature Unknown - 105°C Unknown - 70°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 2.43 GHz 2.47 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 2.4 GHz 1.8 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 2.43 GHz 2.47 GHz

power consumption

TDP 35W 25W
Annual home energy cost 8.43 $/year 6.02 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 30.66 $/year 21.9 $/year
Performance per watt 3.71 pt/W 1.84 pt/W
Typical power consumption 28.44W 20.31W
Intel Core i3 3110M
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