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Front view of Intel Core i5 3470

Reasons to consider the
Intel Core i5 3470

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Much higher clock speed 3.2 GHz vs 1 GHz Around 3.2x higher clock speed
Much newer manufacturing process 22 nm vs 40 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
Much higher GPU clock speed 650 MHz vs 280 MHz More than 2.2x higher GPU clock speed
Much better overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.67 GHz vs 1 GHz Around 3.8x better overclocked clock speed (Air)
Significantly better PassMark score 6,607 vs 516 More than 12.8x better PassMark score
More cores 4 vs 2 Twice as many cores; run more applications at once
Much better overclocked clock speed (Water) 4.09 GHz vs 1 GHz More than 4x better overclocked clock speed (Water)
Better performance per watt 4.41 pt/W vs 2.34 pt/W Around 90% better performance per watt
More threads 4 vs 2 Twice as many threads
Newer Jun, 2012 vs Jan, 2011 Release date over 1 years later
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 86.05W 11.8x lower typical power consumption
Significantly higher Maximum operating temperature 90 °C vs 67.4 °C Around 35% higher Maximum operating temperature
Much lower annual home energy cost 2.17 $/year vs 31.22 $/year 14.4x lower annual home energy cost
More l2 cache per core 0.5 MB/core vs 0.25 MB/core 2x more l2 cache per core
Much lower annual commercial energy cost 7.88 $/year vs 84.62 $/year 10.7x lower annual commercial energy cost

Benchmarks Real world tests of Core i5 3470 vs G G-T40N

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Core i5 3470  vs
G G-T40N 
Clock speed 3.2 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 77W 9W
Annual home energy cost 31.22 $/year 2.17 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 84.62 $/year 7.88 $/year
Performance per watt 4.41 pt/W 2.34 pt/W
Typical power consumption 86.05W 7.31W

details

Core i5 3470  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 22 nm 40 nm
Max CPUs 1 1
Clock multiplier 32 5
Operating temperature Unknown - 67.4°C Unknown - 90°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 3.67 GHz 1 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 4.09 GHz 1 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.67 GHz 1 GHz

integrated graphics

GPU GPU GPU
Label Intel® HD Graphics 2500 AMD Radeon HD 6250HD 6290
GPU clock speed 650 MHz 280 MHz

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Memory type
DDR3-1600
DDR3-1333
DDR3-1066
DDR3
Channels Dual Channel Single Channel
Maximum bandwidth 25,600 MB/s 8,533.33 MB/s
Intel Core i5 3470
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