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Front view of Intel Core2 Duo E7400

Reasons to consider the
Intel Core2 Duo E7400

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Much more l2 cache 3 MB vs 1 MB 3x more l2 cache; more data can be stored in the l2 cache for quick access later
Much higher clock speed 2.8 GHz vs 1.5 GHz More than 85% higher clock speed
Much more l2 cache per core 1.5 MB/core vs 0.5 MB/core 3x more l2 cache per core
Much better overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.91 GHz vs 1.5 GHz More than 2.5x better overclocked clock speed (Air)
Significantly better performance per dollar 0.79 pt/$ vs 0.4 pt/$ More than 95% better performance per dollar
Much better overclocked clock speed (Water) 4.58 GHz vs 1.5 GHz More than 3x better overclocked clock speed (Water)
Better geekbench 3 single core score 1,481 vs 1,173 More than 25% better geekbench 3 single core score
Front view of Intel Core i3 2377M

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Has a built-in GPU Yes vs No Somewhat common; A separate graphics adapter is not required
Much newer manufacturing process 32 nm vs 45 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
Much lower typical power consumption 13.81W vs 52.81W 3.8x lower typical power consumption
Much higher Maximum operating temperature 100 °C vs 74.1 °C Around 35% higher Maximum operating temperature
Significantly better performance per watt 5.35 pt/W vs 1.52 pt/W More than 3.5x better performance per watt
Newer Apr, 2012 vs Jan, 2008 Release date over 4 years later
More threads 4 vs 2 Twice as many threads
Much lower annual home energy cost 4.1 $/year vs 15.66 $/year 3.8x lower annual home energy cost
Much lower annual commercial energy cost 14.89 $/year vs 56.94 $/year 3.8x lower annual commercial energy cost

Benchmarks Real world tests of Core2 Duo E7400 vs Core i3 2377M

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

Core2 Duo E7400
119,000 MB/s
Core i3 2377M
74,300 MB/s

GeekBench (32-bit) Data courtesy Primate Labs

GeekBench

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

PassMark (Single Core)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Core2 Duo E7400  vs
Core i3 2377M 
Clock speed 2.8 GHz 1.5 GHz
Cores Dual core Dual core
Socket type
LGA 775
BGA 1023

features

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

power consumption

TDP 65W 17W
Annual home energy cost 15.66 $/year 4.1 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 56.94 $/year 14.89 $/year
Performance per watt 1.52 pt/W 5.35 pt/W
Typical power consumption 52.81W 13.81W

details

Core2 Duo E7400  vs
Core i3 2377M 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 2 4
L2 cache 3 MB 1 MB
L2 cache per core 1.5 MB/core 0.5 MB/core
Manufacture process 45 nm 32 nm
Max CPUs 1 1
Clock multiplier 10 15
Operating temperature Unknown - 74.1°C Unknown - 100°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 3.91 GHz 1.5 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 4.58 GHz 1.5 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.91 GHz 1.5 GHz

integrated graphics

GPU None GPU
Number of displays supported N/A 2
GPU clock speed N/A 350 MHz
Turbo clock speed N/A 1,000 MHz

bus

Architecture FSB DMI
Number of links 1 1
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