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Intel Core i5 3470

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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 2.2 GHz More than 45% 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 PassMark (Single core) score 1,906 vs 781 Around 2.5x better PassMark (Single core) score
Much better overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.67 GHz vs 2.2 GHz More than 65% better overclocked clock speed (Air)
Better performance per watt 4.41 pt/W vs 1.93 pt/W More than 2.2x better performance per watt
Higher Maximum operating temperature 67.4 °C vs 55 °C Around 25% higher Maximum operating temperature
More l3 cache per core 1.5 MB/core vs 1 MB/core 50% more l3 cache per core
Lower typical power consumption 86.05W vs 93.44W Around 10% lower typical power consumption
Newer Jun, 2012 vs Mar, 2010 Release date over 2 years later
Much better overclocked clock speed (Water) 4.09 GHz vs 2.2 GHz More than 85% better overclocked clock speed (Water)
Lower annual commercial energy cost 84.62 $/year vs 100.74 $/year More than 15% lower annual commercial energy cost
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AMD Opteron 6174

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Much more l2 cache 6 MB vs 1 MB 6x more l2 cache; more data can be stored in the l2 cache for quick access later
Supports more CPUs in SMP configuration 4 vs 1 3 supports more CPUs in SMP configuration
More cores 12 vs 4 Three times as many cores; run more applications at once
More l3 cache 12 MB vs 6 MB 2x more l3 cache; more data can be stored in the l3 cache for quick access later
More threads 12 vs 4 Three times as many threads
More l2 cache per core 0.5 MB/core vs 0.25 MB/core 2x more l2 cache per core
Lower annual home energy cost 27.7 $/year vs 31.22 $/year More than 10% lower annual home energy cost

Benchmarks Real world tests of Core i5 3470 vs Opteron 6174

GeekBench 3 (Multi-core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Core i5 3470
9,436
Opteron 6174
18,238

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 6174
88,300 MB/s

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

PassMark (Single Core)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Core i5 3470  vs
Opteron 6174 
Clock speed 3.2 GHz 2.2 GHz
Cores Quad core Duodeca core
Socket type
LGA 1155
G34
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

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

details

Core i5 3470  vs
Opteron 6174 
Threads 4 12
L2 cache 1 MB 6 MB
L2 cache per core 0.25 MB/core 0.5 MB/core
L3 cache 6 MB 12 MB
L3 cache per core 1.5 MB/core 1 MB/core
Manufacture process 22 nm 45 nm
Max CPUs 1 4
Clock multiplier 32 11
Voltage range Unknown - 1.13V 1.19 - UnknownV
Operating temperature Unknown - 67.4°C Unknown - 55°C

overclocking

Overclock popularity 22 5
Overclocked clock speed 3.67 GHz 2.2 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 4.09 GHz 2.2 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.67 GHz 2.2 GHz

power consumption

TDP 77W 115W
Annual home energy cost 31.22 $/year 27.7 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 84.62 $/year 100.74 $/year
Performance per watt 4.41 pt/W 1.93 pt/W
Typical power consumption 86.05W 93.44W

bus

Architecture DMI 2.0 HyperTransport 3.0
Intel Core i5 3470
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