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Intel Core i3 3217U

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Front view of Intel Core i3 3217U

Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Intel Core i3 3217U

Reasons to consider the
Intel Core i3 3217U

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Much newer manufacturing process 22 nm vs 90 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
Much lower typical power consumption 13.81W vs 84.5W 6.1x lower typical power consumption
Much higher Maximum operating temperature 105 °C vs 65 °C More than 60% higher Maximum operating temperature
Much better performance per watt 6.98 pt/W vs 0.53 pt/W More than 13x better performance per watt
Newer Jun, 2012 vs Apr, 2005 Release date over 7 years later
Much lower annual home energy cost 4.1 $/year vs 25.05 $/year 6.1x lower annual home energy cost
Much lower annual commercial energy cost 14.89 $/year vs 91.1 $/year 6.1x lower annual commercial energy cost
More threads 4 vs 1 3 more threads
Better PassMark score 2,299 vs 658 Around 3.5x better PassMark score
More cores 2 vs 1 Twice as many cores; run more applications at once
Slightly better PassMark (Single core) score 879 vs 749 More than 15% better PassMark (Single core) score
Front view of AMD Opteron 152

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Significantly higher clock speed 2.6 GHz vs 1.8 GHz Around 45% higher clock speed
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
Significantly better overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.02 GHz vs 1.8 GHz Around 70% better overclocked clock speed (Air)
Better overclocked clock speed (Water) 2.6 GHz vs 1.8 GHz Around 45% better overclocked clock speed (Water)

Benchmarks Real world tests of Core i3 3217U vs Opteron 152

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

PassMark (Single Core)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Core i3 3217U  vs
Opteron 152 
Clock speed 1.8 GHz 2.6 GHz
Cores Dual core Single core
Socket type
BGA 1023
940
939

features

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

details

Core i3 3217U  vs
Opteron 152 
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 90 nm
Max CPUs 1 1
Clock multiplier 18 13
Operating temperature Unknown - 105°C 0 - 65°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 1.8 GHz 3.02 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 1.8 GHz 2.6 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 1.8 GHz 3.02 GHz

power consumption

TDP 17W 104W
Annual home energy cost 4.1 $/year 25.05 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 14.89 $/year 91.1 $/year
Performance per watt 6.98 pt/W 0.53 pt/W
Typical power consumption 13.81W 84.5W
Intel Core i3 3217U
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