CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of 3470 vs 2376 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 performance.

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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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Significantly higher clock speed 3.2 GHz vs 2.3 GHz Around 40% higher clock speed
Much newer manufacturing process 22 nm vs 45 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
Has a built-in GPU Yes vs No Somewhat common; A separate graphics adapter is not required
Much better overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.67 GHz vs 2.3 GHz Around 60% better overclocked clock speed (Air)
Better PassMark score 6,607 vs 2,283 Around 3x better PassMark score
Significantly better performance per watt 4.41 pt/W vs 1.24 pt/W More than 3.5x better performance per watt
Newer Jun, 2012 vs Nov, 2008 Release date over 3 years later
Higher Maximum operating temperature 67.4 °C vs 55 °C Around 25% higher Maximum operating temperature
Much better overclocked clock speed (Water) 4.09 GHz vs 2.3 GHz Around 80% better overclocked clock speed (Water)
Front view of AMD Opteron 2376

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AMD Opteron 2376

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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
Significantly lower typical power consumption 60.94W vs 86.05W Around 30% lower typical power consumption
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
Much lower annual home energy cost 18.07 $/year vs 31.22 $/year More than 40% lower annual home energy cost
Lower annual commercial energy cost 65.7 $/year vs 84.62 $/year More than 20% lower annual commercial energy cost

Benchmarks Real world tests of Core i5 3470 vs Opteron 2376

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Core i5 3470  vs
Opteron 2376 
Clock speed 3.2 GHz 2.3 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 75W
Annual home energy cost 31.22 $/year 18.07 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 84.62 $/year 65.7 $/year
Performance per watt 4.41 pt/W 1.24 pt/W
Typical power consumption 86.05W 60.94W

details

Core i5 3470  vs
Opteron 2376 
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 22 nm 45 nm
Max CPUs 1 2
Clock multiplier 32 11
Voltage range Unknown - 1.13V 1.3 - UnknownV
Operating temperature Unknown - 67.4°C 0 - 55°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 3.67 GHz 2.3 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 4.09 GHz 2.3 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.67 GHz 2.3 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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