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Front view of Intel Core2 Quad Q8200

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Intel Core2 Quad Q8200

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CPUBoss is not aware of any important advantages of the Intel Core2 Quad Q8200 vs the AMD Athlon X2 5400+.

Front view of AMD Athlon X2 5400+

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Has virtualization support Yes vs No Somewhat common; Boosts performance of virtual machines

Benchmarks Real world tests of Core2 Quad Q8200 vs Athlon X2 5400+

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 Quad Q8200
100,000 MB/s
Athlon X2 5400+
73.6 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 Quad Q8200  vs
Athlon X2 5400+ 
Clock speed 2.33 GHz 2.8 GHz
Cores Quad core Dual core
Socket type
LGA 775
AM2

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Has virtualization support No Yes
Instruction set extensions
SSE2
MMX
SSE3
SSE
SSE4.1
3DNow!
Supplemental SSE3
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

power consumption

TDP 95W 89W
Annual home energy cost 22.89 $/year 21.44 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 83.22 $/year 77.96 $/year
Performance per watt 1.19 pt/W 0.66 pt/W
Typical power consumption 77.19W 72.31W

details

Core2 Quad Q8200  vs
Athlon X2 5400+ 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 4 2
L2 cache 4 MB 1 MB
L2 cache per core 1 MB/core 0.5 MB/core
Manufacture process 45 nm 90 nm
Max CPUs 1 1
Voltage range 0.85 - 1.36V 1.3 - 1.35V
Operating temperature Unknown - 71.4°C Unknown - 55°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 3.07 GHz 3.27 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 3.5 GHz 3.44 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.07 GHz 3.27 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 Quad Q8200
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