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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Intel Core2 Duo E8400

Reasons to consider the
Intel Core2 Duo E8400

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Supports trusted computing Yes vs No Somewhat common; Allows for safer, more reliable computing
Front view of Intel Core i3 540

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Much higher clock speed 3.06 GHz vs 3 GHz Almost the same
Has a built-in GPU Yes vs No Somewhat common; A separate graphics adapter is not required
More threads 4 vs 2 Twice as many threads

Benchmarks Real world tests of Core2 Duo E8400 vs Core i3 540

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 E8400
128,000 MB/s
Core i3 540
123,300 MB/s

GeekBench (32-bit) Data courtesy Primate Labs

GeekBench (64-bit) Data courtesy Primate Labs

GeekBench

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

PassMark (Single Core)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Core2 Duo E8400  vs
Core i3 540 
Clock speed 3 GHz 3.06 GHz
Cores Dual core Dual core
Socket type
LGA 775
LGA 1156

features

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

power consumption

TDP 65W 73W
Annual home energy cost 15.66 $/year 35.75 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 56.94 $/year 91.1 $/year
Performance per watt 1.83 pt/W 1.24 pt/W
Typical power consumption 52.81W 94.67W

details

Core2 Duo E8400  vs
Core i3 540 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 2 4
L2 cache 6 MB 1 MB
L2 cache per core 3 MB/core 0.5 MB/core
Manufacture process 45 nm 32 nm
Transistor count 410,000,000 382,000,000
Max CPUs 1 1
Clock multiplier 9 23
Voltage range 0.85 - 1.36V 0.65 - 1.4V
Operating temperature Unknown - 72.4°C Unknown - 72.6°C

overclocking

Overclock popularity 125 26
Overclocked clock speed 4.23 GHz 4.47 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 4.26 GHz 3.07 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 4.23 GHz 4.47 GHz

integrated graphics

GPU None GPU
Label N/A Intel® HD Graphics
Number of displays supported N/A 2
GPU clock speed N/A 733 MHz

bus

Architecture FSB DMI
Number of links 1 1
Intel Core2 Duo E8400
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