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Intel Core i5 3570

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Intel Core i5 3570

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Much higher clock speed 3.4 GHz vs 1.2 GHz More than 2.8x higher clock speed
Much newer manufacturing process 22 nm vs 65 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
Much better geekbench 2 (32-bit) score 9,892 vs 868 Around 11.5x better geekbench 2 (32-bit) score
Much better performance per dollar 3.04 pt/$ vs 0.09 pt/$ Around 32.2x better performance per dollar
More advanced architecture x86-64 vs x86 A 64-bit architecture allows more RAM to be installed and accessed by the processor
Has a built-in GPU Yes vs No Somewhat common; A separate graphics adapter is not required
Much better PassMark (Single core) score 1,989 vs 377 More than 5.2x better PassMark (Single core) score
Much better overclocked clock speed (Air) 4.02 GHz vs 1.2 GHz More than 3.2x better overclocked clock speed (Air)
Significantly better PassMark score 6,994 vs 515 More than 13.5x better PassMark score
Supports trusted computing Yes vs No Somewhat common; Allows for safer, more reliable computing
Newer Jun, 2012 vs Jan, 2006 Release date over 6 years later
More cores 4 vs 2 Twice as many cores; run more applications at once
Much better overclocked clock speed (Water) 4.22 GHz vs 1.2 GHz More than 3.5x better overclocked clock speed (Water)
More threads 4 vs 2 Twice as many threads
Better performance per watt 4.22 pt/W vs 2.87 pt/W More than 45% better performance per watt
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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
Much lower typical power consumption 7.31W vs 107.5W 14.7x lower typical power consumption
Much more l2 cache per core 1 MB/core vs 0.25 MB/core 4x more l2 cache per core
Much lower annual home energy cost 2.17 $/year vs 38.81 $/year 17.9x lower annual home energy cost
Much lower annual commercial energy cost 7.88 $/year vs 106 $/year 13.4x lower annual commercial energy cost

Benchmarks Real world tests of Core i5 3570 vs Duo U2500

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 3570
2,580,000 MB/s
Core Duo U2500
45.75 MB/s

GeekBench (32-bit) Data courtesy Primate Labs

GeekBench

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

PassMark (Single Core)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Core i5 3570  vs
Duo U2500 
Clock speed 3.4 GHz 1.2 GHz
Cores Quad core Dual core
Socket type
LGA 1155
479

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Supports trusted computing Yes No
Has virtualization support Yes Yes
Instruction set extensions
SSE2
MMX
AVX
SSE3
SSE
SSE4.1
SSE4.2
Supplemental SSE3
AES
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

power consumption

TDP 77W 9W
Annual home energy cost 38.81 $/year 2.17 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 106 $/year 7.88 $/year
Performance per watt 4.22 pt/W 2.87 pt/W
Typical power consumption 107.5W 7.31W

details

Core i5 3570  vs
Duo U2500 
Architecture x86-64 x86
Threads 4 2
L2 cache 1 MB 2 MB
L2 cache per core 0.25 MB/core 1 MB/core
Manufacture process 22 nm 65 nm
Transistor count 1,400,000,000 151,000,000
Max CPUs 1 1
Clock multiplier 34 9
Voltage range 0.96 - 1.4V 0.85 - 1.1V

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 4.02 GHz 1.2 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 4.22 GHz 1.2 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 4.02 GHz 1.2 GHz

integrated graphics

GPU GPU None
Label Intel® HD Graphics 2500 N/A
Latest DirectX 11.x N/A
Number of displays supported 3 N/A
GPU clock speed 650 MHz N/A
Turbo clock speed 1,150 MHz N/A

bus

Architecture DMI FSB
Number of links 1 1
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