CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of E2180 vs E6300 among desktop CPUs (45 to 75W)

Performance

Benchmark performance using all cores

PCMark 8 Home 3.0 Accelerated, PassMark and 1 more

Single-core Performance

Individual core benchmark performance

PassMark (Single Core), Geekbench 3 Single Core and 1 more

Integrated Graphics

Integrated GPU performance for graphics

Fire Strike

Integrated Graphics (OpenCL)

Integrated GPU performance for parallel computing

CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 4 more

Performance per Watt

How efficiently does the processor use electricity?

Fire Strike, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more

Value

Are you paying a premium for performance?

Fire Strike, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more

No winner declared

Too close to call

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Intel Pentium E2180

Reasons to consider the
Intel Pentium E2180

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Higher clock speed 2 GHz vs 1.86 GHz Around 10% higher clock speed
Much higher Maximum operating temperature 73.3 °C vs 61.4 °C Around 20% higher Maximum operating temperature
Better overclocked clock speed (Water) 3.65 GHz vs 3.45 GHz More than 5% better overclocked clock speed (Water)
Newer Jul, 2007 vs Jul, 2006 Release date a year later
Front view of Intel Core2 Duo E6300

Reasons to consider the
Intel Core2 Duo E6300

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Much more l2 cache 2 MB vs 1 MB 2x more l2 cache; more data can be stored in the l2 cache for quick access later
Has virtualization support Yes vs No Somewhat common; Boosts performance of virtual machines
Much more l2 cache per core 1 MB/core vs 0.5 MB/core 2x more l2 cache per core
Better overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.19 GHz vs 3.13 GHz Almost the same

Benchmarks Real world tests of Pentium E2180 vs Core2 Duo E6300

GeekBench 3 (Multi-core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

GeekBench 3 (Single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

GeekBench 3 (AES single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Pentium E2180
85,200 MB/s
Core2 Duo E6300
79,500 MB/s

GeekBench (32-bit) Data courtesy Primate Labs

GeekBench (64-bit) Data courtesy Primate Labs

GeekBench

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

PassMark (Single Core)

Reviews Word on the street

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Pentium E2180  vs
Core2 Duo E6300 
Clock speed 2 GHz 1.86 GHz
Cores Dual core Dual core
Socket type
LGA 775

features

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

power consumption

TDP 65W 65W
Annual home energy cost 15.66 $/year 15.66 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 56.94 $/year 56.94 $/year
Performance per watt 1.23 pt/W 1.18 pt/W
Typical power consumption 52.81W 52.81W

bus

Architecture FSB FSB
Number of links 1 1
Clock speed 800 MHz 1,066 MHz

details

Pentium E2180  vs
Core2 Duo E6300 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 2 2
L2 cache 1 MB 2 MB
L2 cache per core 0.5 MB/core 1 MB/core
Manufacture process 65 nm 65 nm
Transistor count 105,000,000 167,000,000
Max CPUs 1 1
Clock multiplier 10 7
Voltage range 0.85 - 1.5V 0.85 - 1.5V
Operating temperature Unknown - 73.3°C Unknown - 61.4°C

overclocking

Overclock popularity 8 15
Overclocked clock speed 3.13 GHz 3.19 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 3.65 GHz 3.45 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.13 GHz 3.19 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 E2180
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Intel Core2 Duo E6300
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