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Intel Core i3 6100

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Much higher GPU clock speed 650 MHz vs 350 MHz More than 85% higher GPU clock speed
Much higher Maximum operating temperature 100 °C vs 65 °C Around 55% higher Maximum operating temperature
Supports trusted computing Yes vs No Somewhat common; Allows for safer, more reliable computing
Lower typical power consumption 28.44W vs 41.44W More than 30% lower typical power consumption
Better turbo clock speed 1,100 MHz vs 1,050 MHz Around 5% better turbo clock speed
Lower annual home energy cost 8.43 $/year vs 12.29 $/year More than 30% lower annual home energy cost
Lower annual commercial energy cost 30.66 $/year vs 44.68 $/year More than 30% lower annual commercial energy cost
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Significantly higher clock speed 3.7 GHz vs 2.5 GHz Around 50% higher clock speed
Much newer manufacturing process 14 nm vs 32 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
Much better performance per dollar 1.84 pt/$ vs 0.52 pt/$ More than 3.5x better performance per dollar
More number of displays supported 3 vs 2 1 more number of displays supported
Significantly better overclocked clock speed (Air) 4.25 GHz vs 3 GHz More than 40% better overclocked clock speed (Air)
Better PassMark (Single core) score 2,106 vs 1,533 More than 35% better PassMark (Single core) score
Newer Jul, 2015 vs Feb, 2011 Release date over 4 years later
Better PassMark score 5,478 vs 3,614 More than 50% better PassMark score
Much better overclocked clock speed (Water) 4.39 GHz vs 2.5 GHz More than 75% better overclocked clock speed (Water)
Better performance per watt 4.51 pt/W vs 3.68 pt/W Around 25% better performance per watt

Benchmarks Real world tests of Core i5 2510E vs i3 6100

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

PassMark (Single Core)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Core i5 2510E  vs
i3 6100 
Clock speed 2.5 GHz 3.7 GHz
Cores Dual core Dual core
Is unlocked No No

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Supports trusted computing Yes No
Has virtualization support Yes Yes
Instruction set extensions
SSE2
MMX
SSE4
AVX
SSE3
SSE
SSE4.1
SSE4.2
Supplemental SSE3
AES
AVX 2.0
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

power consumption

TDP 35W 51W
Annual home energy cost 8.43 $/year 12.29 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 30.66 $/year 44.68 $/year
Performance per watt 3.68 pt/W 4.51 pt/W
Typical power consumption 28.44W 41.44W

bus

Architecture DMI FSB
Number of links 1 1
Transfer rate 5,000 MT/s 8,000 MT/s

details

Core i5 2510E  vs
i3 6100 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 4 4
L3 cache 3 MB 3 MB
L3 cache per core 1.5 MB/core 1.5 MB/core
Manufacture process 32 nm 14 nm
Max CPUs 1 1
Operating temperature Unknown - 100°C Unknown - 65°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 3 GHz 4.25 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 2.5 GHz 4.39 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 3 GHz 4.25 GHz

integrated graphics

GPU GPU GPU
Label Intel® HD Graphics 3000 Intel® HD Graphics 530
Number of displays supported 2 3
GPU clock speed 650 MHz 350 MHz
Turbo clock speed 1,100 MHz 1,050 MHz

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Memory type
DDR3-1333
DDR3-1066
DDR3
DDR3L-1333
Channels Dual Channel Dual Channel
Supports ECC No Yes
Maximum bandwidth 21,333.32 MB/s 12,800 MB/s
Maximum memory size 16,998.4 MB 65,536 MB
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