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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Intel Core i5 2400

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Intel Core i5 2400

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Has a built-in GPU Yes vs No Somewhat common; A separate graphics adapter is not required
Front view of AMD Phenom II X4 965

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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 Phenom II X4 965

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 i5 2400
2,260,000 MB/s
Phenom II X4 965
137,800 MB/s

GeekBench (32-bit) Data courtesy Primate Labs

GeekBench (64-bit) Data courtesy Primate Labs

GeekBench

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

PassMark (Single Core)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Core i5 2400  vs
Phenom II X4 965 
Clock speed 3.1 GHz 3.4 GHz
Turbo clock speed 3.4 GHz 0 GHz
Cores Quad core Quad core
Socket type
LGA 1155
AM3
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
SSE4.1
SSE4.2
3DNow!
Supplemental SSE3
AES
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

power consumption

TDP 95W 140W
Annual home energy cost 27.75 $/year 54.06 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 100.92 $/year 152.42 $/year
Performance per watt 8.14 pt/W 1.08 pt/W
Peak power consumption 115.2W 174W
Typical power consumption 93.6W 152.93W

details

Core i5 2400  vs
Phenom II X4 965 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 4 4
L2 cache 1 MB 2 MB
L2 cache per core 0.25 MB/core 0.5 MB/core
L3 cache 6 MB 6 MB
L3 cache per core 1.5 MB/core 1.5 MB/core
Manufacture process 32 nm 45 nm
Max CPUs 1 1
Clock multiplier 31 17
Operating temperature Unknown - 72.6°C Unknown - 62°C

overclocking

Overclock popularity 63 22
Overclocked clock speed 3.54 GHz 4.05 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 3.51 GHz 4.22 GHz
PassMark (Overclocked) 3,244.5 3,136.7
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.54 GHz 4.05 GHz

integrated graphics

GPU GPU None
Label Intel® HD Graphics 2000 N/A
Number of displays supported 2 N/A
GPU clock speed 850 MHz N/A
Turbo clock speed 1,100 MHz N/A
Intel Core i5 2400
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