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Front view of Intel Pentium E5700

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Intel Pentium E5700

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Newer manufacturing process 45 nms vs 65 nms A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
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
Higher clock speed 3 GHz vs 2.8 GHz More than 5% higher clock speed
Lower typical power consumption 52.81W vs 77.19W More than 30% lower typical power consumption
Significantly more l2 cache per core 1 MB/core vs 0.5 MB/core 2x more l2 cache per core
Better PassMark (Single core) score 1,237 vs 930 Around 35% better PassMark (Single core) score
Better PassMark score 1,760 vs 288 More than 6x better PassMark score
Marginally newer Jul, 2010 vs Apr, 2009 Release date over 1 years later
Slightly better performance per watt 5.04 pt/W vs 3.38 pt/W Around 50% better performance per watt
Lower annual commercial energy cost 56.94 $/year vs 83.22 $/year More than 30% lower annual commercial energy cost
Lower annual home energy cost 15.66 $/year vs 22.89 $/year More than 30% lower annual home energy cost
Front view of AMD Athlon X2 7850

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AMD Athlon X2 7850

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CPUBoss is not aware of any important advantages of the AMD Athlon X2 7850 vs the Intel Pentium E5700.

Benchmarks Real world tests of Pentium E5700 vs Athlon X2 7850

Specifications Full list of technical specs


Pentium E5700  vs
Athlon X2 7850 
Clock speed 3 GHz 2.8 GHz
Cores Dual core Dual core
Socket type
LGA 775
Is hyperthreaded No No


Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Has vitualization support Yes Yes
Supplemental SSE3
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

power consumption

TDP 65W 95W
Annual home energy cost 15.66 $/year 22.89 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 56.94 $/year 83.22 $/year
Performance per watt 5.04 pt/W 3.38 pt/W
Typical power consumption 52.81W 77.19W


Pentium E5700  vs
Athlon X2 7850 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 2 2
L2 cache 2 MB 1 MB
L2 cache per core 1 MB/core 0.5 MB/core
L3 cache 2 MB 2 MB
L3 cache per core 1 MB/core 1 MB/core
Manufacture process 45 nms 65 nms
Max CPUs 1 1
Voltage range 0.85 - 1.36V 1.05 - 1.33V
Operating temperature Unknown - 74.1°C Unknown - 73°C


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
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