CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of 2700K vs 2212 HE 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

7.7

CPUBoss Score

Combination of all six facets

Winner
Intel Core i7 2700K 

CPUBoss recommends the Intel Core i7 2700K  based on its performance.

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Intel Core i7 2700K

Reasons to consider the
Intel Core i7 2700K

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Much newer manufacturing process 32 nm vs 90 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
Much higher clock speed 3.5 GHz vs 2 GHz 75% higher clock speed
Is unlocked Yes vs No Somewhat common; An unlocked multiplier allows for easier overclocking
Has a built-in GPU Yes vs No Somewhat common; A separate graphics adapter is not required
More l3 cache 8 MB vs 1 MB 8x more l3 cache; more data can be stored in the l3 cache for quick access later
Much better performance per watt 9.28 pt/W vs 0.76 pt/W Around 12.2x better performance per watt
Newer Oct, 2011 vs Aug, 2006 Release date over 5 years later
Much more l3 cache per core 2 MB/core vs 0.5 MB/core 4x more l3 cache per core
Significantly better PassMark score 8,930 vs 1,270 More than 7x better PassMark score
Significantly higher Maximum operating temperature 72.6 °C vs 55 °C More than 30% higher Maximum operating temperature
More threads 8 vs 2 6 more threads
Better overclocked clock speed (Air) 5.12 GHz vs 3.03 GHz Around 70% better overclocked clock speed (Air)
More cores 4 vs 2 Twice as many cores; run more applications at once
Better overclocked clock speed (Water) 4.5 GHz vs 2 GHz Around 2.2x better overclocked clock speed (Water)
Front view of AMD Opteron 2212 HE

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AMD Opteron 2212 HE

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Much better performance per dollar 25.94 pt/$ vs 2.52 pt/$ More than 10.2x better performance per dollar
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 more l2 cache per core 1 MB/core vs 0.25 MB/core 4x more l2 cache per core
Supports more CPUs in SMP configuration 2 vs 1 Twice as many CPUs in SMP configuration
Lower typical power consumption 55.25W vs 77.19W Around 30% lower typical power consumption
Lower annual home energy cost 16.38 $/year vs 22.89 $/year Around 30% lower annual home energy cost
Lower annual commercial energy cost 59.57 $/year vs 83.22 $/year Around 30% lower annual commercial energy cost

Benchmarks Real world tests of Core i7 2700K vs Opteron 2212 HE

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Core i7 2700K  vs
Opteron 2212 HE 
Clock speed 3.5 GHz 2 GHz
Cores Quad core Dual core
Socket type
LGA 1155
F
Is unlocked Yes No

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Has virtualization support 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

power consumption

TDP 95W 68W
Annual home energy cost 22.89 $/year 16.38 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 83.22 $/year 59.57 $/year
Performance per watt 9.28 pt/W 0.76 pt/W
Typical power consumption 77.19W 55.25W

details

Core i7 2700K  vs
Opteron 2212 HE 
Threads 8 2
L2 cache 1 MB 2 MB
L2 cache per core 0.25 MB/core 1 MB/core
L3 cache 8 MB 1 MB
L3 cache per core 2 MB/core 0.5 MB/core
Manufacture process 32 nm 90 nm
Max CPUs 1 2
Clock multiplier 35 10
Operating temperature Unknown - 72.6°C 0 - 55°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 5.12 GHz 3.03 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 4.5 GHz 2 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 5.12 GHz 3.03 GHz

integrated graphics

GPU GPU None
Label Intel® HD Graphics 3000 N/A
Latest DirectX 10.1 N/A
Number of displays supported 2 N/A
GPU clock speed 850 MHz N/A
Turbo clock speed 1,350 MHz N/A
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