Intel Core 2 Duo E4700 vs AMD Athlon II X2 210e

Intel Core 2 Duo E4700
AMD Athlon II X2 210e

General info

Comparing Core 2 Duo E4700 and Athlon II X2 210e processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
16.40
 
n/d
Type
Desktop
 
Desktop
Achitecture codename
Allendale
 
Regor
Release date
on March 2008
 
on September 2010
Price now
$27
 
n/d

Technical specs

Core 2 Duo E4700 and Athlon II X2 210e quantitative parameters such as cores and threads number, clocks, manufacturing process, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of Core 2 Duo E4700 and Athlon II X2 210e performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider their test results.
Number of cores
2
 
2
Number of threads
2
 
2
Maximum frequency
2.6 GHz
 
2.6 GHz
L1 cache
64 KB
 
128 KB
L2 cache
2 MB
 
512 KB
Manufacturing process technology
65 nm
 
45 nm
Die size
111 mm2
 
117 mm2
Transistor count
167 million
 
410 million
64 bit support
+
 
+

Compatibility

Information on Core 2 Duo E4700 and Athlon II X2 210e 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
775
 
AM3
Power consumption (TDP)
65 Watt
 
45 Watt

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Core 2 Duo E4700 and Athlon II X2 210e.
Supported memory types
DDR1, DDR2, DDR3
 
DDR3

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Core 2 Duo E4700 and Athlon II X2 210e. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

2 Duo E4700 3.13
Athlon II X2 210e 3.14 +0.3%

Passmark

2 Duo E4700 1481
Athlon II X2 210e 1486 +0.3%

Gaming performance

Let's see how good Core 2 Duo E4700 and Athlon II X2 210e are for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Advantages of Intel Core 2 Duo E4700

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

Advantages of AMD Athlon II X2 210e

0.3% faster in synthetic tests
Finer manufacturing process technology (45 vs 65 nm)
Less power hungry (45 vs 65 watts)
3DNow! (older SIMD instructions set used by AMD CPUs. Supercedes MMX, works with 64-bit registers)
AMD64 (AMD CPUs 64-bit architecture. Almost identical to Intel 64, save for some little and rarely used nuances)

So, Core 2 Duo E4700 or Athlon II X2 210e?

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