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Front view of Intel Core i5 3337U

Intel Core i5 3337U

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Intel Core2 Duo E8290

Reasons to consider the
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Much more l2 cache 6 MB vs 0.5 MB 12x more l2 cache; more data can be stored in the l2 cache for quick access later
Significantly higher clock speed 2.83 GHz vs 1.8 GHz More than 55% higher clock speed
Much more l2 cache per core 3 MB/core vs 0.25 MB/core 12x more l2 cache per core
Significantly better overclocked clock speed (Water) 2.83 GHz vs 1.8 GHz More than 55% better overclocked clock speed (Water)
Front view of Intel Core i5 3337U

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Much newer manufacturing process 22 nm vs 45 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
Much better performance per watt 21.65 pt/W vs 1.82 pt/W Around 12x better performance per watt
Much lower typical power consumption 13.81W vs 52.81W 3.8x lower typical power consumption
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 E8290 vs Core i5 3337U

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PassMark (Single Core)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Core2 Duo E8290  vs
Core i5 3337U 
Clock speed 2.83 GHz 1.8 GHz
Cores Dual core Dual core
Socket type
LGA 775
BGA 1023

features

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

details

Core2 Duo E8290  vs
Core i5 3337U 
Threads 2 4
L2 cache 6 MB 0.5 MB
L2 cache per core 3 MB/core 0.25 MB/core
Manufacture process 45 nm 22 nm
Max CPUs 1 1

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 2.83 GHz 2.7 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 2.83 GHz 1.8 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 2.83 GHz 2.7 GHz

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 1.82 pt/W 21.65 pt/W
Typical power consumption 52.81W 13.81W
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