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Intel Core i3 370M

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Intel Core i3 370M

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Intel Core i3 370M

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Much newer manufacturing process 32 nm vs 65 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
Much better geekbench 2 (32-bit) score 3,009 vs 1,494 More than 2x better geekbench 2 (32-bit) score
Has a built-in GPU Yes vs No Somewhat common; A separate graphics adapter is not required
Has virtualization support Yes vs No Somewhat common; Boosts performance of virtual machines
Higher clock speed 2.4 GHz vs 2.2 GHz Around 10% higher clock speed
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 Jun, 2010 vs May, 2006 Release date over 4 years later
Better overclocked clock speed (Air) 2.48 GHz vs 1.76 GHz More than 40% better overclocked clock speed (Air)
Better PassMark (Single core) score 916 vs 655 Around 40% better PassMark (Single core) score
More threads 4 vs 2 Twice as many threads
Better performance per watt 3.12 pt/W vs 1.82 pt/W More than 70% better performance per watt
Better overclocked clock speed (Water) 2.4 GHz vs 1.6 GHz Around 50% better overclocked clock speed (Water)
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Benchmarks Real world tests of Core i3 370M vs Turion 64 X2 64

GeekBench (32-bit) Data courtesy Primate Labs

GeekBench (64-bit) Data courtesy Primate Labs

GeekBench

3D Mark 11 (Physics)

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

PassMark (Single Core)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Core i3 370M  vs
Turion 64 X2 64 
Clock speed 2.4 GHz 2.2 GHz
Cores Dual core Dual core
Socket type
BGA 1288
rPGA 988A
S1
AM2
Is unlocked No No

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Has virtualization support Yes No
Instruction set extensions
SSE2
MMX
SSE4
SSE3
SSE
SSE4.1
SSE4.2
3DNow!
Supplemental SSE3
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

power consumption

TDP 35W 35W
Annual home energy cost 8.43 $/year 8.43 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 30.66 $/year 30.66 $/year
Performance per watt 3.12 pt/W 1.82 pt/W
Typical power consumption 28.44W 28.44W

details

Core i3 370M  vs
Turion 64 X2 64 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 4 2
L2 cache 1 MB 1 MB
L2 cache per core 0.5 MB/core 0.5 MB/core
L3 cache 3 MB 0 MB
L3 cache per core 1.5 MB/core 0 MB/core
Manufacture process 32 nm 65 nm
Max CPUs 1 1

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 2.48 GHz 1.76 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 2.4 GHz 1.6 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 2.48 GHz 1.76 GHz

integrated graphics

GPU GPU None
Label Intel® HD Graphics N/A
Number of displays supported 2 N/A
GPU clock speed 500 MHz N/A
Turbo clock speed 667 MHz N/A

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Memory type
DDR3-1066
DDR3-800
DDR3
DDR2-667
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