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Front view of Intel Pentium D 925

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Intel Pentium D 925

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Much more l2 cache 4 MB vs 2 MB 2x more l2 cache; more data can be stored in the l2 cache for quick access later
Higher clock speed 3 GHz vs 2.4 GHz More than 25% higher clock speed
Much more l2 cache per core 2 MB/core vs 1 MB/core 2x more l2 cache per core
Significantly better overclocked clock speed (Air) 4.23 GHz vs 3.17 GHz Around 35% better overclocked clock speed (Air)
Better overclocked clock speed (Water) 4.4 GHz vs 3.61 GHz More than 20% better overclocked clock speed (Water)
Front view of Intel Core2 Duo E4600

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Intel Core2 Duo E4600

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Much better geekbench 2 (32-bit) score 2,148 vs 1,004 Around 2.2x better geekbench 2 (32-bit) score
Significantly lower typical power consumption 52.81W vs 77.19W More than 30% lower typical power consumption
Higher Maximum operating temperature 73.3 °C vs 63.4 °C More than 15% higher Maximum operating temperature
Slightly better PassMark (Single core) score 885 vs 751 Around 20% better PassMark (Single core) score
Better performance per watt 1.49 pt/W vs 0.59 pt/W More than 2.5x better performance per watt
Newer Oct, 2007 vs Jul, 2006 Release date over 1 years later
Better performance per dollar 0.83 pt/$ vs 0.76 pt/$ Around 10% better performance per dollar
Significantly lower annual home energy cost 15.66 $/year vs 22.89 $/year More than 30% lower annual home energy cost
Significantly lower annual commercial energy cost 56.94 $/year vs 83.22 $/year More than 30% lower annual commercial energy cost

Benchmarks Real world tests of Pentium D 925 vs Core2 Duo E4600

GeekBench (32-bit) Data courtesy Primate Labs

GeekBench

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

PassMark (Single Core)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Pentium D 925  vs
Core2 Duo E4600 
Clock speed 3 GHz 2.4 GHz
Cores Dual core Dual core
Socket type
LGA 775
P

features

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

power consumption

TDP 95W 65W
Annual home energy cost 22.89 $/year 15.66 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 83.22 $/year 56.94 $/year
Performance per watt 0.59 pt/W 1.49 pt/W
Typical power consumption 77.19W 52.81W

bus

Architecture FSB FSB
Number of links 1 1
Clock speed 800 MHz 800 MHz

details

Pentium D 925  vs
Core2 Duo E4600 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 1 2
L2 cache 4 MB 2 MB
L2 cache per core 2 MB/core 1 MB/core
Manufacture process 65 nm 65 nm
Transistor count 376,000,000 167,000,000
Max CPUs 1 1
Clock multiplier 15 12
Voltage range 1.2 - 1.34V 0.85 - 1.5V
Operating temperature Unknown - 63.4°C Unknown - 73.3°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 4.23 GHz 3.17 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 4.4 GHz 3.61 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 4.23 GHz 3.17 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 D 925
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