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Front view of Intel Core i3 4130

Intel Core i3 4130

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Intel Core i7 860S

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Much more l2 cache 1 MB vs 0.5 MB 2x more l2 cache; more data can be stored in the l2 cache for quick access later
More cores 4 vs 2 Twice as many cores; run more applications at once
Supports trusted computing Yes vs No Somewhat common; Allows for safer, more reliable computing
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Much higher clock speed 3.4 GHz vs 2.53 GHz Around 35% higher clock speed
Has a built-in GPU Yes vs No Somewhat common; A separate graphics adapter is not required
Much newer manufacturing process 22 nm vs 45 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
Much better overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.47 GHz vs 2.53 GHz More than 35% better overclocked clock speed (Air)
Supports more RAM 32,768 MB vs 16,384 MB Supports 2x more RAM
Significantly lower typical power consumption 43.88W vs 66.63W Around 35% lower typical power consumption
Much better overclocked clock speed (Water) 3.58 GHz vs 2.53 GHz More than 40% better overclocked clock speed (Water)
Significantly lower annual commercial energy cost 47.3 $/year vs 71.83 $/year Around 35% lower annual commercial energy cost
Significantly lower annual home energy cost 13.01 $/year vs 19.75 $/year Around 35% lower annual home energy cost
Newer Jul, 2013 vs Jan, 2010 Release date over 3 years later

Benchmarks Real world tests of Core i7 860S vs i3 4130

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 860S
137,300 MB/s
Core i3 4130
3,840,000 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 860S  vs
i3 4130 
Clock speed 2.53 GHz 3.4 GHz
Cores Quad core Dual core
Is unlocked No No

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Supports trusted computing Yes No
Has virtualization support Yes Yes
Instruction set extensions
SSE2
MMX
SSE4
AVX
SSE3
SSE
SSE4.1
SSE4.2
Supplemental SSE3
AES
AVX 2.0
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

power consumption

TDP 82W 54W
Annual home energy cost 19.75 $/year 13.01 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 71.83 $/year 47.3 $/year
Performance per watt 2.39 pt/W 13.06 pt/W
Typical power consumption 66.63W 43.88W

bus

Architecture DMI DMI 2.0
Number of links 1 0
Transfer rate 2,500 MT/s 5,000 MT/s

details

Core i7 860S  vs
i3 4130 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 8 4
L2 cache 1 MB 0.5 MB
L2 cache per core 0.25 MB/core 0.25 MB/core
L3 cache 8 MB 3 MB
L3 cache per core 2 MB/core 1.5 MB/core
Manufacture process 45 nm 22 nm
Max CPUs 1 1

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 2.53 GHz 3.47 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 2.53 GHz 3.58 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 2.53 GHz 3.47 GHz

integrated graphics

GPU None GPU
Label N/A Intel® HD graphics 4400
Number of displays supported N/A 3
GPU clock speed N/A 350 MHz
Turbo clock speed N/A 1,150 MHz

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Memory type
DDR3-1600
DDR3L-1600
DDR3-1333
DDR3-1066
DDR3
Channels Dual Channel Dual Channel
Supports ECC No Yes
Maximum bandwidth 21,333.32 MB/s 25,600 MB/s
Maximum memory size 16,384 MB 32,768 MB
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