CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of E5700 vs 950 among desktop CPUs

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

3.7

CPUBoss Score

Combination of all six facets

Winner
Intel Pentium E5700 

CPUBoss recommends the Intel Pentium E5700  based on its performance.

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Intel Pentium E5700

Reasons to consider the
Intel Pentium E5700

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Much better PassMark score 1,743 vs 741 More than 2.2x better PassMark score
Much better PassMark (Single core) score 1,224 vs 798 Around 55% better PassMark (Single core) score
Much newer manufacturing process 45 nm vs 65 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
Much better performance per watt 1.9 pt/W vs 0.46 pt/W Around 4.2x better performance per watt
Much lower typical power consumption 52.81W vs 105.63W 2x lower typical power consumption
Much higher Maximum operating temperature 74.1 °C vs 63.4 °C More than 15% higher Maximum operating temperature
Much lower annual commercial energy cost 56.94 $/year vs 113.88 $/year 2x lower annual commercial energy cost
Much lower annual home energy cost 15.66 $/year vs 31.32 $/year 2x lower annual home energy cost
Much better overclocked clock speed (Water) 4.2 GHz vs 3.4 GHz Around 25% better overclocked clock speed (Water)
Newer Jul, 2010 vs Jan, 2006 Release date over 4 years later
Front view of Intel Pentium D 950

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Intel Pentium D 950

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Significantly higher clock speed 3.4 GHz vs 3 GHz Around 15% higher clock speed
Much better overclocked clock speed (Air) 4.33 GHz vs 3.87 GHz More than 10% better overclocked clock speed (Air)

Benchmarks Real world tests of Pentium E5700 vs D 950

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

PassMark (Single Core)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Pentium E5700  vs
D 950 
Clock speed 3 GHz 3.4 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 Yes Yes
Instruction set extensions
SSE2
MMX
SSE3
SSE
Supplemental SSE3
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

power consumption

TDP 65W 130W
Annual home energy cost 15.66 $/year 31.32 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 56.94 $/year 113.88 $/year
Performance per watt 1.9 pt/W 0.46 pt/W
Typical power consumption 52.81W 105.63W

bus

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

details

Pentium E5700  vs
D 950 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 2 2
L2 cache 2 MB 4 MB
L2 cache per core 1 MB/core 2 MB/core
Manufacture process 45 nm 65 nm
Transistor count 228,000,000 376,000,000
Max CPUs 1 1
Clock multiplier 15 17
Voltage range 0.85 - 1.36V 1.2 - 1.34V
Operating temperature Unknown - 74.1°C Unknown - 63.4°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 3.87 GHz 4.33 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 4.2 GHz 3.4 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.87 GHz 4.33 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 E5700
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