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Intel Core i5 2400

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Front view of Intel Core i5 2400

Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Intel Core i5 2400

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Much more l3 cache 6 MB vs None Compared to all cpus, 6 MB l3 cache is just OK
Higher Maximum operating temperature 72.6 °C vs 71.3 °C Almost the same
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Much more l2 cache 4 MB vs 1 MB 4x more l2 cache; more data can be stored in the l2 cache for quick access later
Much higher clock speed 3.7 GHz vs 3.1 GHz Around 20% higher clock speed
Much more l2 cache per core 1 MB/core vs 0.25 MB/core 4x more l2 cache per core
Much better overclocked clock speed (Air) 4.8 GHz vs 3.54 GHz More than 35% better overclocked clock speed (Air)
Much lower typical power consumption 52.81W vs 93.6W Around 45% lower typical power consumption
Much lower annual home energy cost 15.66 $/year vs 27.75 $/year Around 45% lower annual home energy cost
Much lower annual commercial energy cost 56.94 $/year vs 100.92 $/year Around 45% lower annual commercial energy cost
Newer Jun, 2013 vs Jan, 2011 Release date over 2 years later
Better overclocked clock speed (Water) 3.7 GHz vs 3.51 GHz More than 5% better overclocked clock speed (Water)

Benchmarks Real world tests of Core i5 2400 vs A10 6700

GeekBench 3 (Multi-core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Core i5 2400
8,298
A10 6700
5,827

GeekBench 3 (Single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Core i5 2400
2,638
A10 6700
2,067

GeekBench 3 (AES single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Core i5 2400
2,260,000 MB/s
A10 6700
2,240,000 MB/s

GeekBench (32-bit) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Core i5 2400
8,258
A10 6700
5,677

GeekBench

Core i5 2400
10,769
A10 6700
5,677

3D Mark 11 (Physics)

Core i5 2400
5,990
A10 6700
3,540

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

Core i5 2400
5,901
A10 6700
4,594

PassMark (Single Core)

Core i5 2400
1,742
A10 6700
1,521

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Core i5 2400  vs
A10 6700 
Clock speed 3.1 GHz 3.7 GHz
Turbo clock speed 3.4 GHz 4.3 GHz
Cores Quad core Quad core
Is unlocked No No

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Has virtualization support Yes Yes
Instruction set extensions
SSE4a
AVX 1.1
SSE2
F16C
MMX
SSE4
XOP
AVX
SSE3
SSE
BMI1
AMD64
SSE4.1
FMA4
FMA3
SSE4.2
ABM
CVT16
AMD-V
Supplemental SSE3
AES
TBM
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

power consumption

TDP 95W 65W
Annual home energy cost 27.75 $/year 15.66 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 100.92 $/year 56.94 $/year
Performance per watt 8.14 pt/W 7.8 pt/W
Typical power consumption 93.6W 52.81W

details

Core i5 2400  vs
A10 6700 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 4 4
L2 cache 1 MB 4 MB
L2 cache per core 0.25 MB/core 1 MB/core
L3 cache 6 MB None
Manufacture process 32 nm 32 nm
Max CPUs 1 1
Operating temperature Unknown - 72.6°C Unknown - 71.3°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 3.54 GHz 4.8 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 3.51 GHz 3.7 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.54 GHz 4.8 GHz

integrated graphics

GPU GPU GPU
Label Intel® HD Graphics 2000 Radeon™ HD 8670D
GPU clock speed 850 MHz 844 MHz

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Memory type
DDR3-1866
DDR3-1333
DDR3-1066
DDR3L-1333
DDR3
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