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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 130 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
Significantly higher clock speed 3.2 GHz vs 2.4 GHz Around 35% higher clock speed
Newer Jun, 2012 vs May, 2004 Release date over 8 years later
More cores 4 vs 1 3 more cores; run more applications at once
Significantly better overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.67 GHz vs 2.73 GHz Around 35% better overclocked clock speed (Air)
More threads 4 vs 1 3 more threads
Much better overclocked clock speed (Water) 4.09 GHz vs 2.4 GHz More than 70% better overclocked clock speed (Water)
Front view of AMD Opteron 850

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AMD Opteron 850

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Supports more CPUs in SMP configuration 8 vs 1 7 supports more CPUs in SMP configuration
Much more l2 cache per core 1 MB/core vs 0.25 MB/core 4x more l2 cache per core
Lower typical power consumption 69.31W vs 86.05W Around 20% lower typical power consumption
Much lower annual home energy cost 20.55 $/year vs 31.22 $/year Around 35% lower annual home energy cost
Slightly higher Maximum operating temperature 71 °C vs 67.4 °C More than 5% higher Maximum operating temperature
Lower annual commercial energy cost 74.72 $/year vs 84.62 $/year More than 10% lower annual commercial energy cost

Features Key features of the Core i5 3470  vs Opteron 850 

clock speed

Core i5 3470
3.2 GHz
Opteron 850
2.4 GHz

L2 cache

overclocked clock speed (air)

Core i5 3470
3.67 GHz
Opteron 850
2.73 GHz

overclocked clock speed (water)

Core i5 3470
4.09 GHz
Opteron 850
2.4 GHz

TDP

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Core i5 3470  vs
Opteron 850 
Clock speed 3.2 GHz 2.4 GHz
Cores Quad core Single core
Socket type
LGA 1155
940

features

Has a NX bit 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 3470  vs
Opteron 850 
Threads 4 1
L2 cache 1 MB 1 MB
L2 cache per core 0.25 MB/core 1 MB/core
Manufacture process 22 nm 130 nm
Max CPUs 1 8
Clock multiplier 32 12
Voltage range Unknown - 1.13V 1.3 - UnknownV
Operating temperature Unknown - 67.4°C 0 - 71°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 3.67 GHz 2.73 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 4.09 GHz 2.4 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.67 GHz 2.73 GHz

power consumption

TDP 77W 85.3W
Annual home energy cost 31.22 $/year 20.55 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 84.62 $/year 74.72 $/year
Typical power consumption 86.05W 69.31W
Intel Core i5 3470
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