Intel Celeron Dual-Core T3100 vs Core 2 Duo T7200

Intel Celeron Dual-Core T3100
Intel Core 2 Duo T7200

General info

Comparing Celeron Dual-Core T3100 and Core 2 Duo T7200 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
n/d
 
3.44
Type
Laptop
 
Laptop
Series
Intel Celeron Dual-Core
 
Intel Core 2 Duo
Achitecture codename
Penryn
 
Merom
Release date
1 September 2009
 
28 July 2006
Launch price (MSRP)
n/d
 
$286
Price now
n/d
 
$100

Technical specs

Celeron Dual-Core T3100 and Core 2 Duo T7200 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 T3100 and Core 2 Duo T7200 performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider their test results.
Number of cores
2
 
2
Number of threads
2
 
2
Maximum frequency
1.9 GHz
 
2 GHz
FSB
800 MHz
 
667 MHz
L1 cache
128 KB
 
64 KB
L2 cache
1024 KB
 
4 MB
Manufacturing process technology
45 nm
 
65 nm
Die size
107 mm2
 
143 mm2
Transistor count
410 Million
 
293 million
64 bit support
+
 
+

Compatibility

Information on Celeron Dual-Core T3100 and Core 2 Duo T7200 compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one.
Max number of CPUs in a configuration
n/d
 
1
Socket
BGA479, PGA478
 
PBGA479, PPGA478
Power consumption (TDP)
35 Watt
 
35 Watt

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Celeron Dual-Core T3100 and Core 2 Duo T7200 are enumerated here.
VT-x
n/d
 
+

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Celeron Dual-Core T3100 and Core 2 Duo T7200. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

Celeron Dual-Core T3100 3.69 +0.5%
2 Duo T7200 3.67

3DMark06 CPU

Celeron Dual-Core T3100 1687
2 Duo T7200 1717 +1.8%

Passmark

Celeron Dual-Core T3100 1174 +0.6%
2 Duo T7200 1167

Gaming performance

Let's see how good Celeron Dual-Core T3100 and Core 2 Duo T7200 are for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Advantages of Intel Celeron Dual-Core T3100

0.5% faster in synthetic tests
Much newer (1 September 2009 vs 28 July 2006)
Finer manufacturing process technology (45 vs 65 nm)

Advantages of Intel Core 2 Duo T7200

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)
Intel 64 (64-bit Intel CPU architecture. Almost identical to AMD64, except small and rarely used nuances)

So, Celeron Dual-Core T3100 or Core 2 Duo T7200?

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