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Front view of Intel Pentium III 600EB

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Intel Pentium III 600EB

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Supports more CPUs in SMP configuration 2 vs 1 Twice as many CPUs in SMP configuration
Lower typical power consumption 12.84W vs 28.44W 2.2x lower typical power consumption
Lower annual home energy cost 3.81 $/year vs 8.43 $/year 2.2x lower annual home energy cost
Lower annual commercial energy cost 13.84 $/year vs 30.66 $/year 2.2x lower annual commercial energy cost
Front view of Intel Celeron B830

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Much newer manufacturing process 32 nm vs 180 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
Significantly higher clock speed 1.8 GHz vs 0.6 GHz More than 3x higher clock speed
More advanced architecture x86-64 vs x86 A 64-bit architecture allows more RAM to be installed and accessed by the processor
Significantly more l2 cache 1 MB vs 0.25 MB 4x more l2 cache; more data can be stored in the l2 cache for quick access later
Has a built-in GPU Yes vs No Somewhat common; A separate graphics adapter is not required
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes vs No Somewhat common; Allows for maximum performance when needed, while conserving power and minimizing heat production when not needed
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 Sep, 2012 vs Oct, 1999 Release date over 13 years later
Significantly higher Maximum operating temperature 100 °C vs 82 °C More than 20% higher Maximum operating temperature
More l2 cache per core 0.5 MB/core vs 0.25 MB/core 2x more l2 cache per core
More cores 2 vs 1 Twice as many cores; run more applications at once

Features Key features of the Pentium III 600EB  vs Celeron B830 

clock speed

L2 cache

Specifications Full list of technical specs


Pentium III 600EB  vs
Celeron B830 
Clock speed 0.6 GHz 1.8 GHz
Cores Single core Dual core
Socket type
rPGA 988B


Has a NX bit No Yes
Has virtualization support No Yes
Instruction set extensions
Supplemental SSE3
Supports dynamic frequency scaling No Yes


Architecture FSB DMI
Number of links 1 1


Pentium III 600EB  vs
Celeron B830 
Architecture x86 x86-64
Threads 1 2
L2 cache 0.25 MB 1 MB
L2 cache per core 0.25 MB/core 0.5 MB/core
Manufacture process 180 nm 32 nm
Max CPUs 2 1
Clock multiplier 4 18
Operating temperature Unknown - 82°C Unknown - 100°C

integrated graphics

Label N/A Intel® HD Graphics
Number of displays supported N/A 2
GPU clock speed N/A 650 MHz
Turbo clock speed N/A 1,050 MHz

power consumption

TDP 15.8W 35W
Annual home energy cost 3.81 $/year 8.43 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 13.84 $/year 30.66 $/year
Typical power consumption 12.84W 28.44W
Intel Pentium III 600EB
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