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Front view of Intel Pentium 4 516

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Intel Pentium 4 516

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CPUBoss is not aware of any important advantages of the Pentium 4 516 vs the Core2 Quad Q8400.

Front view of Intel Core2 Quad Q8400

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Intel Core2 Quad Q8400

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Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes vs No Somewhat common; Allows for maximum performance when needed, while conserving power and minimizing heat production when not needed
Has virtualization support Yes vs No Somewhat common; Boosts performance of virtual machines

Benchmarks Real world tests of Pentium 4 516 vs Core2 Quad Q8400

GeekBench (32-bit) Data courtesy Primate Labs

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Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Pentium 4 516  vs
Core2 Quad Q8400 
Clock speed 2.93 GHz 2.66 GHz
Cores Single core Quad core
Socket type
LGA 775

features

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

power consumption

TDP 84W 95W
Annual home energy cost 20.24 $/year 51.39 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 73.58 $/year 130.79 $/year
Typical power consumption 68.25W 135.97W

bus

Architecture FSB FSB
Number of links 1 1
Clock speed 533 MHz 1,333 MHz

details

Pentium 4 516  vs
Core2 Quad Q8400 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 1 4
L2 cache 1 MB 4 MB
L2 cache per core 1 MB/core 1 MB/core
Manufacture process 90 nm 45 nm
Transistor count 125,000,000 456,000,000
Max CPUs 1 1
Clock multiplier 22 8
Voltage range 1.25 - 1.4V 0.85 - 1.36V
Operating temperature Unknown - 67.7°C Unknown - 71.4°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 3.27 GHz 3.48 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 2.93 GHz 3.91 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.27 GHz 3.48 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 Pentium 4 516
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