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Intel Core i3 6100

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Intel Core2 Duo T5800

Reasons to consider the
Intel Core2 Duo T5800

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Lower typical power consumption 28.44W vs 41.44W More than 30% lower typical power consumption
Lower annual home energy cost 8.43 $/year vs 12.29 $/year More than 30% lower annual home energy cost
Lower annual commercial energy cost 30.66 $/year vs 44.68 $/year More than 30% lower annual commercial energy cost
Front view of Intel Core i3 6100

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Much newer manufacturing process 14 nm vs 65 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
Much higher clock speed 3.7 GHz vs 2 GHz More than 85% higher clock speed
Has a built-in GPU Yes vs No Somewhat common; A separate graphics adapter is not required
Has virtualization support Yes vs No Somewhat common; Boosts performance of virtual machines
Much better PassMark (Single core) score 2,106 vs 677 More than 3x better PassMark (Single core) score
Much better overclocked clock speed (Air) 4.25 GHz vs 2.16 GHz More than 95% better overclocked clock speed (Air)
Newer Jul, 2015 vs Oct, 2008 Release date over 6 years later
Better PassMark score 5,478 vs 1,112 Around 5x better PassMark score
Better performance per watt 4.51 pt/W vs 2.25 pt/W More than 2x better performance per watt
Much better overclocked clock speed (Water) 4.39 GHz vs 2 GHz Around 2.2x better overclocked clock speed (Water)
More threads 4 vs 2 Twice as many threads

Benchmarks Real world tests of Core2 Duo T5800 vs Core i3 6100

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

PassMark (Single Core)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Core2 Duo T5800  vs
Core i3 6100 
Clock speed 2 GHz 3.7 GHz
Cores Dual core Dual core

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Supports trusted computing No No
Has virtualization support No 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 35W 51W
Annual home energy cost 8.43 $/year 12.29 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 30.66 $/year 44.68 $/year
Performance per watt 2.25 pt/W 4.51 pt/W
Typical power consumption 28.44W 41.44W

details

Core2 Duo T5800  vs
Core i3 6100 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 2 4
Manufacture process 65 nm 14 nm
Max CPUs 1 1

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 2.16 GHz 4.25 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 2 GHz 4.39 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 2.16 GHz 4.25 GHz

integrated graphics

GPU None GPU
Label N/A Intel® HD Graphics 530
Number of displays supported N/A 3
GPU clock speed N/A 350 MHz
Turbo clock speed N/A 1,050 MHz

bus

Architecture FSB FSB
Number of links 1 1
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