Intel Celeron Dual-Core SU2300 vs Core i3-390M
Comparing Celeron Dual-Core SU2300 and Core i3-390M processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Celeron Dual-Core SU2300 and Core i3-390M quantitative parameters such as cores and threads number, clocks, manufacturing process, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of Celeron Dual-Core SU2300 and Core i3-390M performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider their test results.
Number of cores
Number of threads
Manufacturing process technology
Maximum core temperature
90 °C for rPGA, 105 °C for BGA
64 bit support
Information on Celeron Dual-Core SU2300 and Core i3-390M compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one.
Max number of CPUs in a configuration
Power consumption (TDP)
Technologies and extensions
Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Celeron Dual-Core SU2300 and Core i3-390M. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.
Instruction set extensions
Intel® SSE4.1, Intel® SSE4.2
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)
Flex Memory Access
Fast Memory Access
Celeron Dual-Core SU2300 and Core i3-390M technologies aimed at raising security, for example, by protecting against hacks.
Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Celeron Dual-Core SU2300 and Core i3-390M are enumerated here.
Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Celeron Dual-Core SU2300 and Core i3-390M.
Supported memory types
Maximum memory size
Max memory channels
Maximum memory bandwidth
17.1 GB / s
General parameters of GPUs integrated into Celeron Dual-Core SU2300 and Core i3-390M.
HD Graphics (Ironlake)
Graphics max frequency
Clear Video HD
Available interfaces and connections of Celeron Dual-Core SU2300 and Core i3-390M integrated GPUs.
Number of displays supported
Specifications and connection of peripherals supported by Celeron Dual-Core SU2300 and Core i3-390M.
Max number of PCIe lanes
Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Celeron Dual-Core SU2300 and Core i3-390M. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
Overall benchmark performance
Celeron Dual-Core SU2300 2.30
i3-390M 6.46 +180.9%
Celeron Dual-Core SU2300 1000
i3-390M 2811 +181.1%
Cinebench 10 32-bit single-core
Celeron Dual-Core SU2300 1250
i3-390M 2829 +126.3%
Cinebench 10 32-bit multi-core
Celeron Dual-Core SU2300 2380
i3-390M 6405 +169.1%
Celeron Dual-Core SU2300 771
i3-390M 2167 +181.1%
Let's see how good Celeron Dual-Core SU2300 and Core i3-390M are for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.
Advantages of Intel Celeron Dual-Core SU2300
Less power hungry (10 vs 35 watts)
Speedstep (saves battery charge by managing an Intel CPU frequency and voltage in realtime)
Advantages of Intel Core i3-390M
180.9% faster (about 3 times) in synthetic tests
Much newer (4 December 2010 vs 1 September 2009)
Cheaper ($39 vs $134)
Finer manufacturing process technology (32 vs 45 nm)
MMX (MultiMedia Extensions - the very first (1996) SIMD instruction expansion for Intel desktop CPUs, works with 64-bit registers)
SSE (Streaming SIMD Instructions - a SIMD instruction extension working with 128-bit registers)
x86-64 (a general name for 64-bit extension of x86 instruction set. There are AMD64 and Intel 64 versions that differ very little)
So, Celeron Dual-Core SU2300 or Core i3-390M?
Judging by the results of synthetic and gaming tests, Technical City recommends Intel Core i3-390M.
Should you still have questions on choice between Celeron Dual-Core SU2300 and Core i3-390M, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.