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Intel Core i5 480M

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Intel Core i5 480M

Reasons to consider the
Intel Core i5 480M

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Much higher clock speed 2.66 GHz vs 1 GHz Around 2.8x higher clock speed
Much higher turbo clock speed 2.93 GHz vs 1.33 GHz Around 2.2x higher turbo clock speed
Much better geekbench 2 (32-bit) score 3,489 vs 777 Around 4.5x better geekbench 2 (32-bit) score
Much better turbo clock speed 766 MHz vs 400 MHz More than 90% better turbo clock speed
Significantly newer manufacturing process 32 nm vs 40 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
Significantly higher GPU clock speed 500 MHz vs 276 MHz More than 80% higher GPU clock speed
Significantly better geekbench 3 single core score 1,706 vs 469 Around 3.8x better geekbench 3 single core score
Significantly better geekbench 3 Multi-Core score 3,608 vs 800 More than 4.5x better geekbench 3 Multi-Core score
Much better overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.07 GHz vs 1.34 GHz More than 2.2x better overclocked clock speed (Air)
More threads 4 vs 2 Twice as many threads
Much better overclocked clock speed (Water) 2.67 GHz vs 1 GHz Around 2.8x better overclocked clock speed (Water)
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Significantly lower typical power consumption 7.31W vs 28.44W 3.9x lower typical power consumption
Significantly lower annual home energy cost 2.17 $/year vs 8.43 $/year 3.9x lower annual home energy cost
Significantly lower annual commercial energy cost 7.88 $/year vs 30.66 $/year 3.9x lower annual commercial energy cost
Newer Aug, 2011 vs Jan, 2011 Release date 7 months later

Benchmarks Real world tests of Core i5 480M vs AMD C-60

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 480M
122,500 MB/s
AMD C-60
38,550 MB/s

GeekBench (32-bit) Data courtesy Primate Labs

GeekBench

Core i5 480M
5,491
AMD C-60
1,133

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

PassMark (Single Core)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Core i5 480M  vs
AMD C-60 
Clock speed 2.66 GHz 1 GHz
Turbo clock speed 2.93 GHz 1.33 GHz
Cores Dual core Dual core

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Has virtualization support Yes Yes
Instruction set extensions
SSE4a
SSE2
MMX
SSE4
SSE3
SSE
AMD64
SSE4.1
SSE4.2
AMD-V
Supplemental SSE3
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

power consumption

TDP 35W 9W
Annual home energy cost 8.43 $/year 2.17 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 30.66 $/year 7.88 $/year
Performance per watt 3.69 pt/W 3.96 pt/W
Typical power consumption 28.44W 7.31W

details

Core i5 480M  vs
AMD C-60 
Threads 4 2
L2 cache 1 MB 1 MB
L2 cache per core 0.5 MB/core 0.5 MB/core
Manufacture process 32 nm 40 nm
Max CPUs 1 1
Clock multiplier 20 5

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 3.07 GHz 1.34 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 2.67 GHz 1 GHz
PassMark (Overclocked) 1,028.1 406.8
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.07 GHz 1.34 GHz

integrated graphics

GPU GPU GPU
Label Intel® HD Graphics AMD Radeon HD 6290
GPU clock speed 500 MHz 276 MHz
Turbo clock speed 766 MHz 400 MHz

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Memory type
DDR3-1066
DDR3-800
DDR3
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