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Front view of Intel Core i5 2520M

Reasons to consider the
Intel Core i5 2520M

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Much newer manufacturing process 32 nm vs 90 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
Much lower typical power consumption 28.44W vs 77.19W 2.7x lower typical power consumption
Much higher Maximum operating temperature 100 °C vs 72 °C Around 40% higher Maximum operating temperature
Newer Feb, 2011 vs Feb, 2007 Release date over 4 years later
Much lower annual home energy cost 8.43 $/year vs 22.89 $/year 2.7x lower annual home energy cost
Much lower annual commercial energy cost 30.66 $/year vs 83.22 $/year 2.7x lower annual commercial energy cost
More threads 4 vs 2 Twice as many threads
Front view of AMD Second Generation Opteron 2220

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AMD Second Generation Opteron 2220

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Significantly more l2 cache 2 MB vs 1 MB 2x more l2 cache; more data can be stored in the l2 cache for quick access later
Higher clock speed 2.8 GHz vs 2.5 GHz More than 10% higher clock speed
Supports more CPUs in SMP configuration 2 vs 1 Twice as many CPUs in SMP configuration
Much more l2 cache per core 1 MB/core vs 0.5 MB/core 2x more l2 cache per core

Features Key features of the Core i5 2520M  vs Second Generation Opteron 2220 

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Core i5 2520M  vs
Second Generation Opteron 2220 
Clock speed 2.5 GHz 2.8 GHz
Cores Dual core Dual core
Socket type
rPGA 988B
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features

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

details

Core i5 2520M  vs
Second Generation Opteron 2220 
Threads 4 2
L2 cache 1 MB 2 MB
L2 cache per core 0.5 MB/core 1 MB/core
Manufacture process 32 nm 90 nm
Max CPUs 1 2
Operating temperature Unknown - 100°C 0 - 72°C

power consumption

TDP 35W 95W
Annual home energy cost 8.43 $/year 22.89 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 30.66 $/year 83.22 $/year
Typical power consumption 28.44W 77.19W
Intel Core i5 2520M
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