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Front view of 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 Phenom II X2 B53.

Front view of AMD Phenom II X2 B53

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Supports trusted computing Yes vs No Somewhat common; Allows for safer, more reliable computing
Has virtualization support Yes vs No Somewhat common; Boosts performance of virtual machines

Benchmarks Real world tests of Core2 Quad Q8200 vs Phenom II X2 B53

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PassMark (Single Core)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Core2 Quad Q8200  vs
Phenom II X2 B53 
Clock speed 2.33 GHz 2.8 GHz
Cores Quad core Dual core
Socket type
LGA 775
AM3

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Supports trusted computing No Yes
Has virtualization support No Yes
Instruction set extensions
SSE4a
SSE2
MMX
SSE3
SSE
SSE4.1
3DNow!
Supplemental SSE3
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

power consumption

TDP 95W 80W
Annual home energy cost 22.89 $/year 19.27 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 83.22 $/year 70.08 $/year
Performance per watt 1.19 pt/W 1.09 pt/W
Typical power consumption 77.19W 65W

details

Core2 Quad Q8200  vs
Phenom II X2 B53 
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 45 nm
Max CPUs 1 1
Voltage range 0.85 - 1.36V 0.8 - 1.43V
Operating temperature Unknown - 71.4°C Unknown - 70°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 3.07 GHz 3.95 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 3.5 GHz 2.8 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.07 GHz 3.95 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

bus

Clock speed 1,333 MHz 2,200 MHz
Intel Core2 Quad Q8200
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AMD Phenom II X2 B53
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