Intel Core 2 Duo E4700 vs Celeron E3500

General info

Comparing Core 2 Duo E4700 and Celeron E3500 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
15.59
 
16.64
Type
Desktop
 
Desktop
Architecture codename
Allendale
 
Wolfdale
Release date
March 2008
 
29 August 2010
Launch price (MSRP)
no data
 
$62
Price now
$27
 
$31

Technical specs

Core 2 Duo E4700 and Celeron E3500 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 Celeron E3500 performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider their test results.
Number of cores
2
 
2
Number of threads
2
 
2
Base frequency
no data
 
2.7 GHz
Maximum frequency
2.6 GHz
 
2.7 GHz
L1 cache
64 KB
 
64 KB (per core)
L2 cache
2 MB
 
1 MB (shared)
Manufacturing process technology
65 nm
 
45 nm
Die size
111 mm2
 
82 mm2
Maximum core temperature
73 °C
 
74 °C
Transistor count
167 million
 
228 million
64 bit support
+
 
+
VID voltage range
0.85V-1.5V
 
0.85V-1.3625V

Compatibility

Information on Core 2 Duo E4700 and Celeron E3500 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
PLGA775
 
LGA775
Power consumption (TDP)
65 Watt
 
65 Watt

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Core 2 Duo E4700 and Celeron E3500. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.
Instruction set extensions
no data
 
Intel® SSE2, Intel® SSE3, Intel® SSSE3
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)
+
 
+
Turbo Boost
-
 
-
Hyper-Threading
-
 
-
Idle States
+
 
+
Thermal Monitoring
+
 
+
Demand Based Switching
-
 
no data
FSB parity
-
 
no data

Security technologies

Core 2 Duo E4700 and Celeron E3500 technologies aimed at raising security, for example, by protecting against hacks.
TXT
-
 
-
EDB
+
 
+

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Core 2 Duo E4700 and Celeron E3500 are enumerated here.
VT-d
no data
 
-
VT-x
-
 
+

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Core 2 Duo E4700 and Celeron E3500.
Supported memory types
DDR1, DDR2, DDR3
 
DDR1, DDR2, DDR3 Dual-channel

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Core 2 Duo E4700 and Celeron E3500. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

2 Duo E4700 1.02
Celeron E3500 1.25 +22.5%

Passmark

2 Duo E4700 815
Celeron E3500 999 +22.6%

Gaming performance

Let's see how good Core 2 Duo E4700 and Celeron E3500 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

We are unaware of any advantages of Intel Core 2 Duo E4700 over Intel Celeron E3500.

Advantages of Intel Celeron E3500

22.5% faster in synthetic tests
Finer manufacturing process technology (45 vs 65 nm)

So, Core 2 Duo E4700 or Celeron E3500?

Judging by the results of synthetic and gaming tests, Technical City recommends Intel Celeron E3500.
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