CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of 3470 vs 2360 SE among all CPUs

Performance

Benchmark performance using all cores

PCMark 8 Home 3.0 Accelerated, PassMark and 1 more

Single-core Performance

Individual core benchmark performance

PassMark (Single Core), Geekbench 3 Single Core and 1 more

Integrated Graphics

Integrated GPU performance for graphics

Sky Diver and Cloud Gate

Integrated Graphics (OpenCL)

Integrated GPU performance for parallel computing

CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 4 more

Performance per Watt

How efficiently does the processor use electricity?

Sky Diver, Cloud Gate, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more

Value

Are you paying a premium for performance?

Sky Diver, Cloud Gate, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more

6.9

CPUBoss Score

Combination of all six facets

Winner
Intel Core i5 3470 

CPUBoss recommends the Intel Core i5 3470  based on its power consumption.

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Intel Core i5 3470

Reasons to consider the
Intel Core i5 3470

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Much newer manufacturing process 22 nm vs 65 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
Higher clock speed 3.2 GHz vs 2.5 GHz Around 30% higher clock speed
Has a built-in GPU Yes vs No Somewhat common; A separate graphics adapter is not required
Much better geekbench 3 single core score 2,983 vs 1,183 More than 2.5x better geekbench 3 single core score
More l3 cache 6 MB vs 2 MB 3x more l3 cache; more data can be stored in the l3 cache for quick access later
Significantly more l3 cache per core 1.5 MB/core vs 0.5 MB/core 3x more l3 cache per core
Newer Jun, 2012 vs Apr, 2008 Release date over 4 years later
Better geekbench 3 Multi-Core score 9,436 vs 8,295 Around 15% better geekbench 3 Multi-Core score
Better performance per watt 4.41 pt/W vs 1.84 pt/W Around 2.5x better performance per watt
Better overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.67 GHz vs 2.95 GHz Around 25% better overclocked clock speed (Air)
Much better overclocked clock speed (Water) 4.09 GHz vs 2.5 GHz Around 65% better overclocked clock speed (Water)
Lower annual commercial energy cost 84.62 $/year vs 91.98 $/year Around 10% lower annual commercial energy cost
Front view of AMD Opteron 2360 SE

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AMD Opteron 2360 SE

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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
Supports more CPUs in SMP configuration 2 vs 1 Twice as many CPUs in SMP configuration
More l2 cache per core 0.5 MB/core vs 0.25 MB/core 2x more l2 cache per core
Significantly lower annual home energy cost 25.29 $/year vs 31.22 $/year Around 20% lower annual home energy cost

Benchmarks Real world tests of Core i5 3470 vs Opteron 2360 SE

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 3470
2,470,000 MB/s
Opteron 2360 SE
146,600 MB/s

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Core i5 3470  vs
Opteron 2360 SE 
Clock speed 3.2 GHz 2.5 GHz
Cores Quad core Quad core
Socket type
LGA 1155
F
Is unlocked No No

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 77W 105W
Annual home energy cost 31.22 $/year 25.29 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 84.62 $/year 91.98 $/year
Performance per watt 4.41 pt/W 1.84 pt/W
Typical power consumption 86.05W 85.31W

details

Core i5 3470  vs
Opteron 2360 SE 
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 2 MB
L3 cache per core 1.5 MB/core 0.5 MB/core
Manufacture process 22 nm 65 nm
Max CPUs 1 2
Clock multiplier 32 12
Voltage range Unknown - 1.13V 1.2 - UnknownV

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 3.67 GHz 2.95 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 4.09 GHz 2.5 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.67 GHz 2.95 GHz

integrated graphics

GPU GPU None
Label Intel® HD Graphics 2500 N/A
Latest DirectX 11.0 N/A
Number of displays supported 3 N/A
GPU clock speed 650 MHz N/A
Turbo clock speed 1,100 MHz N/A
Intel Core i5 3470
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