Intel Core 2 Duo T9300 vs AMD A6-7000

General info

Comparing Core 2 Duo T9300 and A6-7000 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
14.87
 
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Type
Laptop
 
Laptop
Series
Intel Core 2 Duo
 
AMD Kaveri
Architecture codename
Penryn
 
Kaveri
Release date
10 January 2008
 
1 June 2014
Launch price (MSRP)
$316
 
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Price now
$58
 
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Technical specs

Core 2 Duo T9300 and A6-7000 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 T9300 and A6-7000 performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider their test results.
Number of cores
2
 
2
Number of threads
2
 
2
Maximum frequency
2.5 GHz
 
3 GHz
Bus support
800 MHz
 
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L1 cache
128 KB
 
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L2 cache
6 MB
 
1024 KB
Manufacturing process technology
45 nm
 
28 nm
Die size
107 mm2
 
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Maximum core temperature
105 °C
 
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Transistor count
410 Million
 
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64 bit support
+
 
+
VID voltage range
1V-1.25V
 
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Compatibility

Information on Core 2 Duo T9300 and A6-7000 compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one.
Socket
PGA478, BGA479
 
FT3
Power consumption (TDP)
35 Watt
 
17 Watt

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Core 2 Duo T9300 and A6-7000. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.
AES-NI
-
 
+
FMA
-
 
+
AVX
-
 
+
FRTC
-
 
+
TrueAudio
-
 
+
PowerNow
-
 
+
PowerGating
-
 
+
Out-of-band client management
-
 
+
VirusProtect
-
 
+
HSA
-
 
+
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)
+
 
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Turbo Boost
-
 
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Hyper-Threading
-
 
no data
Idle States
+
 
no data
Demand Based Switching
-
 
no data
FSB parity
-
 
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Security technologies

Core 2 Duo T9300 and A6-7000 technologies aimed at raising security, for example, by protecting against hacks.
TXT
-
 
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EDB
+
 
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Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Core 2 Duo T9300 and A6-7000 are enumerated here.
AMD-V
-
 
+
VT-x
+
 
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IOMMU 2.0
-
 
+

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Core 2 Duo T9300 and A6-7000.
Supported memory types
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Not Listed
Max memory channels
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2

Graphics specifications

General parameters of GPUs integrated into Core 2 Duo T9300 and A6-7000.
Integrated graphics
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iGPU core count
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3
Enduro
-
 
+
Switchable graphics
-
 
+
UVD
-
 
+
VCE
-
 
+

Graphics interfaces

Available interfaces and connections of Core 2 Duo T9300 and A6-7000 integrated GPUs.
DisplayPort
-
 
+
HDMI
-
 
+

Graphics API support

APIs supported by Core 2 Duo T9300 and A6-7000 integrated GPUs, sometimes API versions are included.
DirectX
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DirectX® 12
Vulkan
-
 
+

Peripherals

Specifications and connection of peripherals supported by Core 2 Duo T9300 and A6-7000.
PCIe revision
no data
 
3.0

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Core 2 Duo T9300 and A6-7000. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

2 Duo T9300 2.09 +67.2%
A6-7000 1.25

Passmark

2 Duo T9300 1670 +67.7%
A6-7000 996

Gaming performance

Let's see how good Core 2 Duo T9300 and A6-7000 are for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Advantages of Intel Core 2 Duo T9300

67.2% faster (about 1.5 times) in synthetic tests

Advantages of AMD A6-7000

Much newer (1 June 2014 vs 10 January 2008)
Higher maximum frequency (3000 vs 2500 MHz)
Finer manufacturing process technology (28 vs 45 nm)
Less power hungry (17 vs 35 watts)
x86-64 (a general name for 64-bit extension of x86 instruction set. There are AMD64 and Intel 64 versions that differ very little)
AES (Advanced Encryption Standard instructions set - hardware acceleration of AES encryption and decryption. Speeds up encryption software, e.g. Veracrypt)
AVX (Advanced Vector Extensions - a set of SIMD instructions working with 128- and 256-bit registers)
FMA4
AES-NI save
FRTC
TrueAudioMenu
PowerNow
PowerGatingMenu
OutofBandManageMenu
Enhanced Virus Protection (EVP)
HSA
Virtualization (Hardware acceleration of virtual machines)
IOMMU20Menu
Enduro (saves battery charge by automatically switching between an integrated and discrete AMD GPU depending on workload. Similar to NVIDIA Optimus)
SwitchableGraphics
UVDMenu
VCEMenu
DisplayPortMenu
HDMIMenu
Vulkan (a contemporary API for graphics acceleration, based on now-discontinued Mantle)

So, Core 2 Duo T9300 or A6-7000?

Judging by the results of synthetic and gaming tests, Technical City recommends Intel Core 2 Duo T9300.
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