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 Q9450S

Reasons to consider the
Intel Core2 Quad Q9450S

Report a correction
More cores 4 vs 2 Twice as many cores; run more applications at once
Front view of Intel Core i3 4160

Reasons to consider the
Intel Core i3 4160

Report a correction
Much higher clock speed 3.6 GHz vs 2.67 GHz Around 35% higher clock speed
Much newer manufacturing process 22 nm vs 45 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
Much better overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.67 GHz vs 2.67 GHz More than 35% better overclocked clock speed (Air)
Lower typical power consumption 43.88W vs 52.81W More than 15% lower typical power consumption
Much better overclocked clock speed (Water) 3.81 GHz vs 2.67 GHz Around 45% better overclocked clock speed (Water)
Newer Jul, 2014 vs Jan, 2008 Release date over 6 years later
Lower annual home energy cost 13.01 $/year vs 15.66 $/year More than 15% lower annual home energy cost
Lower annual commercial energy cost 47.3 $/year vs 56.94 $/year More than 15% lower annual commercial energy cost

Features Key features of the Core2 Quad Q9450S  vs Core i3 4160 

clock speed

Core i3 4160
3.6 GHz

overclocked clock speed (air)

Core i3 4160
3.67 GHz

overclocked clock speed (water)

Core i3 4160
3.81 GHz

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Core2 Quad Q9450S  vs
Core i3 4160 
Clock speed 2.67 GHz 3.6 GHz
Cores Quad core Dual core

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Has virtualization support Yes 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

details

Core2 Quad Q9450S  vs
Core i3 4160 
Threads 4 4
Manufacture process 45 nm 22 nm
Max CPUs 1 1

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 2.67 GHz 3.67 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 2.67 GHz 3.81 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 2.67 GHz 3.67 GHz

power consumption

TDP 65W 54W
Annual home energy cost 15.66 $/year 13.01 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 56.94 $/year 47.3 $/year
Typical power consumption 52.81W 43.88W
Intel Core2 Quad Q9450S
Report a correction
Intel Core i3 4160
Report a correction

Comments

comments powered by Disqus