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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

Reasons to consider the
Intel Core i5 2400

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Much more l3 cache 6 MB vs 0 MB Compared to all cpus, 6 MB l3 cache is just OK
Much better overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.54 GHz vs 0.88 GHz More than 4x better overclocked clock speed (Air)
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
Much better overclocked clock speed (Water) 3.51 GHz vs 0.75 GHz Around 4.8x better overclocked clock speed (Water)
Higher Maximum operating temperature 72.6 °C vs 71.3 °C Almost the same
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AMD Athlon X4 750

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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
Higher clock speed 3.4 GHz vs 3.1 GHz Around 10% higher clock speed
Much more l2 cache per core 1 MB/core vs 0.25 MB/core 4x more l2 cache per core
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

Benchmarks Real world tests of Core i5 2400 vs Athlon X4 750

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PassMark (Single Core)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Core i5 2400  vs
Athlon X4 750 
Clock speed 3.1 GHz 3.4 GHz
Turbo clock speed 3.4 GHz 4 GHz
Cores Quad core Quad core
Is unlocked No No

features

Has virtualization support Yes Yes
Instruction set extensions
SSE2
MMX
SSE4
AVX
SSE3
SSE
SSE4.1
FMA4
SSE4.2
Supplemental SSE3
AES

memory controller

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

details

Core i5 2400  vs
Athlon X4 750 
L2 cache 1 MB 4 MB
L2 cache per core 0.25 MB/core 1 MB/core
L3 cache 6 MB 0 MB
L3 cache per core 1.5 MB/core 0 MB/core
Manufacture process 32 nm 32 nm
Operating temperature Unknown - 72.6°C Unknown - 71.3°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 3.54 GHz 0.88 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 3.51 GHz 0.75 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.54 GHz 0.88 GHz

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 2.69 pt/W
Typical power consumption 93.6W 52.81W
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