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Front view of Nvidia Tegra 2 (250T20)

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Nvidia Tegra 2 (250T20)

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CPUBoss is not aware of any important advantages of the Nvidia Tegra 2 (250T20) vs the Intel Core i5 430M.

Front view of Intel Core i5 430M

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Intel Core i5 430M

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Much higher clock speed 2.26 GHz vs 1 GHz More than 2.2x higher clock speed
More advanced architecture x86-64 vs ARM A 64-bit architecture allows more RAM to be installed and accessed by the processor
Significantly newer manufacturing process 32 nm vs 40 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
Significantly higher GPU clock speed 500 MHz vs 333 MHz More than 50% higher GPU clock speed
More threads 4 vs 2 Twice as many threads

Benchmarks Real world tests of Tegra 2 (250T20) vs Core i5 430M


Specifications Full list of technical specs


Tegra 2 (250T20)  vs
Core i5 430M 
Clock speed 1 GHz 2.26 GHz
Cores Dual core Dual core

integrated graphics

Label ULP GeForce Intel® HD Graphics
GPU clock speed 333 MHz 500 MHz

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Channels Single Channel Dual Channel


Tegra 2 (250T20)  vs
Core i5 430M 
Architecture ARM x86-64
Threads 2 4
Manufacture process 40 nm 32 nm

power consumption

Typical power consumption N/A 28.44W
Nvidia Tegra 2 (250T20)
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Intel Core i5 430M
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