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Front view of Intel Pentium 4 520521

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Intel Pentium 4 520521

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Higher clock speed 2.8 GHz vs 2.4 GHz More than 15% higher clock speed
Front view of Intel Atom C2558

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Intel Atom C2558

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Much newer manufacturing process 22 nm vs 90 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
More advanced architecture x86-64 vs x86 A 64-bit architecture allows more RAM to be installed and accessed by the processor
Much lower typical power consumption 12.19W vs 72.31W 5.9x lower typical power consumption
Has a NX bit Yes vs No Somewhat common; Prevents a common class of security exploits
Has virtualization support Yes vs No Somewhat common; Boosts performance of virtual machines
Newer Jul, 2013 vs Feb, 2004 Release date over 9 years later
More cores 4 vs 1 3 more cores; run more applications at once
Much lower annual home energy cost 3.61 $/year vs 21.44 $/year 5.9x lower annual home energy cost
Much lower annual commercial energy cost 13.14 $/year vs 77.96 $/year 5.9x lower annual commercial energy cost
More threads 4 vs 2 Twice as many threads

Features Key features of the Pentium 4 520521  vs Atom C2558 

clock speed

Atom C2558
2.4 GHz

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Pentium 4 520521  vs
Atom C2558 
Clock speed 2.8 GHz 2.4 GHz
Cores Single core Quad core

features

Has a NX bit No Yes
Has virtualization support No Yes
Instruction set extensions
SSE2
MMX
SSE3
SSE
AES
Supports dynamic frequency scaling No No

bus

Architecture FSB FSB
Number of links 1 1

details

Pentium 4 520521  vs
Atom C2558 
Architecture x86 x86-64
Threads 2 4
Manufacture process 90 nm 22 nm
Max CPUs 1 1

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

power consumption

TDP 89W 15W
Annual home energy cost 21.44 $/year 3.61 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 77.96 $/year 13.14 $/year
Typical power consumption 72.31W 12.19W
Intel Pentium 4 520521
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