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Front view of Intel Core i7 5960X

Reasons to consider the
Intel Core i7 5960X

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Much newer manufacturing process 22 nm vs 65 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
Much higher clock speed 3 GHz vs 1.66 GHz More than 80% higher clock speed
Much better geekbench 2 (32-bit) score 27,898 vs 1,218 Around 23x better geekbench 2 (32-bit) score
More advanced architecture x86-64 vs x86 A 64-bit architecture allows more RAM to be installed and accessed by the processor
Much better PassMark score 15,994 vs 395 Around 40.5x better PassMark score
Has virtualization support Yes vs No Somewhat common; Boosts performance of virtual machines
Much better PassMark (Single core) score 1,994 vs 514 Around 4x better PassMark (Single core) score
More cores 8 vs 1 7 more cores; run more applications at once
More threads 16 vs 1 15 more threads
Much better overclocked clock speed (Air) 4.47 GHz vs 2.08 GHz Around 2.2x better overclocked clock speed (Air)
Much better performance per watt 7.19 pt/W vs 0.9 pt/W Around 8x better performance per watt
Newer Jul, 2014 vs Jan, 2006 Release date over 8 years later
Much better overclocked clock speed (Water) 4.6 GHz vs 1.67 GHz More than 2.8x better overclocked clock speed (Water)
Front view of Intel Core Solo T1300

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Intel Core Solo T1300

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Much lower typical power consumption 21.94W vs 113.75W 5.2x lower typical power consumption
Much lower annual home energy cost 6.5 $/year vs 33.73 $/year 5.2x lower annual home energy cost
Much lower annual commercial energy cost 23.65 $/year vs 122.64 $/year 5.2x lower annual commercial energy cost

Benchmarks Real world tests of Core i7 5960X vs Solo T1300

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 i7 5960X
4,120,000 MB/s
Core Solo T1300
44.4 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 i7 5960X  vs
Solo T1300 
Clock speed 3 GHz 1.66 GHz
Cores Octa core Single core

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Supports trusted computing No No
Has virtualization support Yes No
Instruction set extensions
SSE2
MMX
SSE4
AVX
SSE3
SSE
SSE4.2
Supplemental SSE3
AES
AVX 2.0
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

power consumption

TDP 140W 27W
Annual home energy cost 33.73 $/year 6.5 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 122.64 $/year 23.65 $/year
Performance per watt 7.19 pt/W 0.9 pt/W
Typical power consumption 113.75W 21.94W

bus

Architecture QPI FSB
Number of links 0 1
Clock speed 0 MHz 667 MHz

details

Core i7 5960X  vs
Solo T1300 
Architecture x86-64 x86
Threads 16 1
Manufacture process 22 nm 65 nm
Max CPUs 1 1

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 4.47 GHz 2.08 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 4.6 GHz 1.67 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 4.47 GHz 2.08 GHz

integrated graphics

GPU None None
Label N/A N/A
Latest DirectX N/A N/A
Number of displays supported N/A N/A
GPU clock speed N/A N/A
Turbo clock speed N/A N/A
3DMark06 N/A N/A

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Supports ECC No No
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Depends what you do with it..
LOL, not much to say about that
But what if core solo was not kill?
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