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Front view of Intel Core i5 2400

Reasons to consider the
Intel Core i5 2400

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Much higher clock speed 3.1 GHz vs 1 GHz More than 3x higher clock speed
Much higher GPU clock speed 850 MHz vs 280 MHz More than 3x higher GPU clock speed
Significantly newer manufacturing process 32 nm vs 40 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
Much better overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.54 GHz vs 1 GHz More than 3.5x better overclocked clock speed (Air)
Much better performance per watt 8.14 pt/W vs 2.34 pt/W Around 3.5x better performance per watt
Significantly better PassMark score 5,901 vs 516 Around 11.5x better PassMark score
More cores 4 vs 2 Twice as many cores; run more applications at once
Much better overclocked clock speed (Water) 3.51 GHz vs 1 GHz More than 3.5x better overclocked clock speed (Water)
More threads 4 vs 2 Twice as many threads
Front view of AMD G G-T40N

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AMD G G-T40N

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Much lower typical power consumption 7.31W vs 93.6W 12.8x lower typical power consumption
Significantly higher Maximum operating temperature 90 °C vs 72.6 °C Around 25% higher Maximum operating temperature
Much lower annual home energy cost 2.17 $/year vs 27.75 $/year 12.8x lower annual home energy cost
Much lower annual commercial energy cost 7.88 $/year vs 100.92 $/year 12.8x lower annual commercial energy cost
More l2 cache per core 0.5 MB/core vs 0.25 MB/core 2x more l2 cache per core

Benchmarks Real world tests of Core i5 2400 vs G G-T40N

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Core i5 2400  vs
G G-T40N 
Clock speed 3.1 GHz 1 GHz
Cores Quad core Dual core

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
Supplemental SSE3
AES
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

power consumption

TDP 95W 9W
Annual home energy cost 27.75 $/year 2.17 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 100.92 $/year 7.88 $/year
Performance per watt 8.14 pt/W 2.34 pt/W
Typical power consumption 93.6W 7.31W

details

Core i5 2400  vs
G G-T40N 
Threads 4 2
L2 cache 1 MB 1 MB
L2 cache per core 0.25 MB/core 0.5 MB/core
Manufacture process 32 nm 40 nm
Max CPUs 1 1
Clock multiplier 31 5
Operating temperature Unknown - 72.6°C Unknown - 90°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 3.54 GHz 1 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 3.51 GHz 1 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.54 GHz 1 GHz

integrated graphics

GPU GPU GPU
Label Intel® HD Graphics 2000 AMD Radeon HD 6250HD 6290
GPU clock speed 850 MHz 280 MHz

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Memory type
DDR3-1333
DDR3-1066
DDR3
Channels Dual Channel Single Channel
Maximum bandwidth 21,333.32 MB/s 8,533.33 MB/s
Intel Core i5 2400
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