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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Intel Core i7 860

Reasons to consider the
Intel Core i7 860

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Much newer manufacturing process 45 nm vs 90 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
Significantly higher clock speed 2.8 GHz vs 1.6 GHz Around 75% higher clock speed
Much better overclocked clock speed (Air) 4.14 GHz vs 1.8 GHz More than 2.2x better overclocked clock speed (Air)
More threads 8 vs 2 6 more threads
More cores 4 vs 2 Twice as many cores; run more applications at once
Newer Jul, 2009 vs Aug, 2005 Release date over 3 years later
Much better overclocked clock speed (Water) 4.15 GHz vs 1.8 GHz More than 2.2x better overclocked clock speed (Water)
Front view of AMD Opteron 860 HE

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AMD Opteron 860 HE

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Supports more CPUs in SMP configuration 8 vs 1 7 supports more CPUs in SMP configuration
Much lower typical power consumption 44.69W vs 156.35W 3.5x lower typical power consumption
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
Much lower annual home energy cost 13.25 $/year vs 53.98 $/year 4.1x lower annual home energy cost
Much lower annual commercial energy cost 48.18 $/year vs 157.68 $/year 3.3x lower annual commercial energy cost

Features Key features of the Core i7 860  vs Opteron 860 HE 

clock speed

Core i7 860
2.8 GHz
Opteron 860 HE
1.6 GHz

L2 cache

overclocked clock speed (air)

Core i7 860
4.14 GHz
Opteron 860 HE
1.8 GHz

overclocked clock speed (water)

Core i7 860
4.15 GHz
Opteron 860 HE
1.8 GHz

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Core i7 860  vs
Opteron 860 HE 
Clock speed 2.8 GHz 1.6 GHz
Cores Quad core Dual core
Socket type
LGA 1156
940

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Instruction set extensions
SSE2
MMX
SSE4
SSE3
SSE
SSE4.1
SSE4.2
3DNow!
Supplemental SSE3
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

details

Core i7 860  vs
Opteron 860 HE 
Threads 8 2
L2 cache 1 MB 2 MB
L2 cache per core 0.25 MB/core 1 MB/core
Manufacture process 45 nm 90 nm
Max CPUs 1 8
Clock multiplier 21 8
Voltage range 0.65 - 1.4V 1.1 - UnknownV
Operating temperature Unknown - 72.7°C 0 - 71°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 4.14 GHz 1.8 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 4.15 GHz 1.8 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 4.14 GHz 1.8 GHz

power consumption

TDP 95W 55W
Annual home energy cost 53.98 $/year 13.25 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 157.68 $/year 48.18 $/year
Typical power consumption 156.35W 44.69W
Intel Core i7 860
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