Cast your vote Do you agree or disagree with CPUBoss?

Thanks for adding your opinion. Follow us on Facebook to stay up to date with the latest news!
VS

Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Intel Core2 Quad Q8400

Reasons to consider the
Intel Core2 Quad Q8400

Report a correction
Slightly higher clock speed 2.66 GHz vs 2.6 GHz Almost the same
Front view of AMD Athlon II X3 2.6 GHz

Reasons to consider the
AMD Athlon II X3 2.6 GHz

Report a correction

CPUBoss is not aware of any important advantages of the AMD Athlon II X3 2.6 GHz vs the Intel Core2 Quad Q8400.

Features Key features of the Core2 Quad Q8400  vs Athlon II X3 2.6 GHz 

clock speed

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Core2 Quad Q8400  vs
Athlon II X3 2.6 GHz 
Clock speed 2.66 GHz 2.6 GHz
Cores Quad core Tri core

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Has virtualization support Yes Yes
Instruction set extensions
SSE4a
SSE2
MMX
SSE3
SSE
SSE4.1
3DNow!
Supplemental SSE3
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

details

Core2 Quad Q8400  vs
Athlon II X3 2.6 GHz 
Threads 4 3
L2 cache 4 MB 2 MB
L2 cache per core 1 MB/core 0.67 MB/core
Manufacture process 45 nm 45 nm
Max CPUs 1 1

power consumption

Typical power consumption 135.97W N/A

bus

Clock speed 1,333 MHz 2,000 MHz
Intel Core2 Quad Q8400
Report a correction
AMD Athlon II X3 2.6 GHz
Report a correction

Comments

comments powered by Disqus