Intel Celeron 2.20 vs Pentium 4 2.40

Intel Celeron 2.20
Intel Pentium 4 2.40

General info

Comparing Celeron 2.20 and Pentium 4 2.40 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Place in performance rating
 
Type
Desktop
 
Desktop
Architecture codename
Northwood
 
Prescott
Release date
November 2002
 
March 2004

Technical specs

Celeron 2.20 and Pentium 4 2.40 quantitative parameters such as cores and threads number, clocks, manufacturing process, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of Celeron 2.20 and Pentium 4 2.40 performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider their test results.
Number of cores
1
 
1
Number of threads
1
 
1
Maximum frequency
2.2 GHz
 
2.4 GHz
L1 cache
8 KB
 
16 KB
L2 cache
128 KB
 
1 MB
Manufacturing process technology
130 nm
 
90 nm
Die size
146 mm2
 
109 mm2
Transistor count
55 million
 
125 million

Compatibility

Information on Celeron 2.20 and Pentium 4 2.40 compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one.
Max number of CPUs in a configuration
1
 
1
Socket
478
 
478
Power consumption (TDP)
73 Watt
 
110 Watt

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Celeron 2.20 and Pentium 4 2.40.
Supported memory types
DDR1, DDR2
 
DDR1, DDR2

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Celeron 2.20 and Pentium 4 2.40. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

Celeron 2.20 0.26 +4%
Pentium 4 2.40 0.25

Passmark

Celeron 2.20 213 +5.4%
Pentium 4 2.40 202

Gaming performance

Let's see how good Celeron 2.20 and Pentium 4 2.40 are for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Advantages of Intel Celeron 2.20

4% faster in synthetic tests
Less power hungry (73 vs 110 watts)

Advantages of Intel Pentium 4 2.40

Finer manufacturing process technology (90 vs 130 nm)

So, Celeron 2.20 or Pentium 4 2.40?

Technical City couldn't decide between Intel Celeron 2.20 and Intel Pentium 4 2.40. The differences in performance seem too small.
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