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Front view of Intel Core i3 4130

Reasons to consider the
Intel Core i3 4130

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Much higher clock speed 3.4 GHz vs 2.2 GHz Around 55% higher clock speed
Much newer manufacturing process 22 nm vs 65 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
Much better PassMark (Single core) score 1,963 vs 737 Around 2.8x better PassMark (Single core) score
Much better performance per watt 13.06 pt/W vs 0.99 pt/W Around 13.2x better performance per watt
Much lower typical power consumption 43.88W vs 77.19W Around 45% lower typical power consumption
Much lower annual home energy cost 13.01 $/year vs 22.89 $/year Around 45% lower annual home energy cost
Much lower annual commercial energy cost 47.3 $/year vs 83.22 $/year Around 45% lower annual commercial energy cost
Newer Jul, 2013 vs Aug, 2008 Release date over 4 years later
Higher Maximum operating temperature 72 °C vs 71 °C Almost the same
Front view of AMD Phenom X3 8550

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AMD Phenom X3 8550

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Much more l2 cache 2 MB vs 0.5 MB 4x more l2 cache; more data can be stored in the l2 cache for quick access later
More cores 3 vs 2 1 more cores; run more applications at once
Much more l2 cache per core 0.67 MB/core vs 0.25 MB/core Around 2.8x more l2 cache per core
Significantly better overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.7 GHz vs 3.47 GHz More than 5% better overclocked clock speed (Air)
Better overclocked clock speed (Water) 3.7 GHz vs 3.58 GHz Around 5% better overclocked clock speed (Water)

Benchmarks Real world tests of Core i3 4130 vs Phenom X3 8550

GeekBench 3 (Multi-core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

GeekBench 3 (Single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

GeekBench 3 (AES single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Core i3 4130
3,840,000 MB/s
Phenom X3 8550
85,100 MB/s

GeekBench (32-bit) Data courtesy Primate Labs

GeekBench

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

PassMark (Single Core)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Core i3 4130  vs
Phenom X3 8550 
Clock speed 3.4 GHz 2.2 GHz
Cores Dual core Tri core

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Has virtualization support Yes Yes
Instruction set extensions
SSE4a
SSE2
MMX
SSE4
AVX
SSE3
SSE
SSE4.1
SSE4.2
3DNow!
Supplemental SSE3
AES
AVX 2.0
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

details

Core i3 4130  vs
Phenom X3 8550 
Threads 4 3
L2 cache 0.5 MB 2 MB
L2 cache per core 0.25 MB/core 0.67 MB/core
L3 cache 3 MB 2 MB
L3 cache per core 1.5 MB/core 0.67 MB/core
Manufacture process 22 nm 65 nm
Max CPUs 1 1
Operating temperature Unknown - 72°C Unknown - 71°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 3.47 GHz 3.7 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 3.58 GHz 3.7 GHz
PassMark (Overclocked) 1,786.7 1,818.2
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.47 GHz 3.7 GHz

power consumption

TDP 54W 95W
Annual home energy cost 13.01 $/year 22.89 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 47.3 $/year 83.22 $/year
Performance per watt 13.06 pt/W 0.99 pt/W
Typical power consumption 43.88W 77.19W
Intel Core i3 4130
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