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Front view of Intel Core2 Duo E8200

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Intel Core2 Duo E8200

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Much more l2 cache 6 MB vs 2 MB 3x more l2 cache; more data can be stored in the l2 cache for quick access later
Much newer manufacturing process 45 nm vs 90 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
Much more l2 cache per core 3 MB/core vs 1 MB/core 3x more l2 cache per core
Much lower typical power consumption 52.81W vs 96.69W More than 45% lower typical power consumption
Significantly higher Maximum operating temperature 72.4 °C vs 55 °C More than 30% higher Maximum operating temperature
Better overclocked clock speed (Air) 4 GHz vs 3.2 GHz Around 25% better overclocked clock speed (Air)
Much lower annual home energy cost 15.66 $/year vs 28.67 $/year More than 45% lower annual home energy cost
Much lower annual commercial energy cost 56.94 $/year vs 104.24 $/year More than 45% lower annual commercial energy cost
Better performance per watt 1.64 pt/W vs 0.66 pt/W Around 2.5x better performance per watt
Significantly better overclocked clock speed (Water) 4.08 GHz vs 3.2 GHz More than 25% better overclocked clock speed (Water)
Newer Jan, 2008 vs Aug, 2007 Release date 4 months later
Front view of AMD Opteron 2224 SE

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AMD Opteron 2224 SE

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Higher clock speed 3.2 GHz vs 2.66 GHz More than 20% higher clock speed
Supports more CPUs in SMP configuration 2 vs 1 Twice as many CPUs in SMP configuration
Better geekbench 3 Multi-Core score 4,641 vs 2,668 Around 75% better geekbench 3 Multi-Core score

Benchmarks Real world tests of Core2 Duo E8200 vs Opteron 2224 SE

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 E8200
113,900 MB/s
Opteron 2224 SE
87.9 MB/s

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Core2 Duo E8200  vs
Opteron 2224 SE 
Clock speed 2.66 GHz 3.2 GHz
Cores Dual core Dual core
Socket type
LGA 775
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features

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

power consumption

TDP 65W 119W
Annual home energy cost 15.66 $/year 28.67 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 56.94 $/year 104.24 $/year
Performance per watt 1.64 pt/W 0.66 pt/W
Typical power consumption 52.81W 96.69W

details

Core2 Duo E8200  vs
Opteron 2224 SE 
Threads 2 2
L2 cache 6 MB 2 MB
L2 cache per core 3 MB/core 1 MB/core
Manufacture process 45 nm 90 nm
Max CPUs 1 2
Clock multiplier 8 16
Voltage range 0.85 - 1.36V 1.32 - UnknownV
Operating temperature Unknown - 72.4°C 0 - 55°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 4 GHz 3.2 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 4.08 GHz 3.2 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 4 GHz 3.2 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
Intel Core2 Duo E8200
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AMD Opteron 2224 SE
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