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Front view of ST-Ericsson NovaThor U8500

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ST-Ericsson NovaThor U8500

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Has a built-in GPU Yes vs No Somewhat common; A separate graphics adapter is not required
Front view of Intel Core i7 3970X

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Much higher clock speed 3.5 GHz vs 1 GHz 3.5x 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
Much newer manufacturing process 32 nm vs 45 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
Much better overclocked clock speed (Air) 4.57 GHz vs 1.08 GHz Around 4.2x better overclocked clock speed (Air)
More threads 12 vs 2 10 more threads
More cores 6 vs 2 Three times as many cores; run more applications at once
Much better overclocked clock speed (Water) 4.44 GHz vs 1 GHz Around 4.5x better overclocked clock speed (Water)
Newer Nov, 2012 vs Jan, 2011 Release date over 1 years later

Benchmarks Real world tests of NovaThor U8500 vs Core i7 3970X

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Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

NovaThor U8500  vs
Core i7 3970X 
Clock speed 1 GHz 3.5 GHz
Cores Dual core Hexa core

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 1.08 GHz 4.57 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 1 GHz 4.44 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 1.08 GHz 4.57 GHz

power consumption

Typical power consumption N/A 121.88W

details

NovaThor U8500  vs
Core i7 3970X 
Architecture ARM x86-64
Threads 2 12
Manufacture process 45 nm 32 nm

integrated graphics

GPU GPU None
Label ARM Mali 400 MP N/A

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
ST-Ericsson NovaThor U8500
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