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Front view of Intel Core i5 2400

Reasons to consider the
Intel Core i5 2400

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CPUBoss is not aware of any important advantages of the Intel Core i5 2400 vs the AMD A6 3670K.

Front view of AMD A6 3670K

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Is unlocked Yes vs No Somewhat common; An unlocked multiplier allows for easier overclocking

Benchmarks Real world tests of Core i5 2400 vs A6 3670K

GeekBench 3 (Multi-core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Core i5 2400
8,298
A6 3670K
5,104

GeekBench 3 (Single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Core i5 2400
2,638
A6 3670K
1,454

GeekBench 3 (AES single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Core i5 2400
2,260,000 MB/s
A6 3670K
113,200 MB/s

GeekBench (32-bit) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Core i5 2400
8,258
A6 3670K
4,882

GeekBench (64-bit) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Core i5 2400
9,093
A6 3670K
7,253

GeekBench

Core i5 2400
10,769
A6 3670K
7,253

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

Core i5 2400
5,901
A6 3670K
3,208

PassMark (Single Core)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Core i5 2400  vs
A6 3670K 
Clock speed 3.1 GHz 2.7 GHz
Turbo clock speed 3.4 GHz 2.7 GHz
Cores Quad core Quad core
Is unlocked No Yes

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Has virtualization support Yes Yes
Instruction set extensions
SSE4a
SSE2
MMX
SSE4
AVX
SSE3
SSE
AMD64
SSE4.1
SSE4.2
AMD-V
3DNow!
Supplemental SSE3
AES
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

power consumption

TDP 95W 100W
Annual home energy cost 27.75 $/year 24.09 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 100.92 $/year 87.6 $/year
Performance per watt 8.14 pt/W 1.41 pt/W
Typical power consumption 93.6W 81.25W

details

Core i5 2400  vs
A6 3670K 
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 1 MB
L3 cache per core 1.5 MB/core 0.25 MB/core
Manufacture process 32 nm 32 nm
Max CPUs 1 1
Operating temperature Unknown - 72.6°C Unknown - 72.7°C

overclocking

Overclock popularity 63 4
Overclocked clock speed 3.54 GHz 3.33 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 3.51 GHz 3.59 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.54 GHz 3.33 GHz

integrated graphics

GPU GPU GPU
Label Intel® HD Graphics 2000 Radeon™ HD 6530D
Number of displays supported 2 2
GPU clock speed 850 MHz 443 MHz
Turbo clock speed 1,100 MHz 658 MHz

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Memory type
DDR3-1866
DDR3-1333
DDR3-1066
DDR3
Intel Core i5 2400
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