Intel Core i5-2510E vs AMD V-Series V140

Intel Core i5-2510E
AMD V-Series V140

General info

Comparing Core i5-2510E and V-Series V140 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Place in performance rating
 
Type
Laptop
 
Laptop
Series
Intel Core i5
 
AMD V-Series
Achitecture codename
Sandy Bridge
 
Champlain
Release date
on February 2011
 
4 October 2010
Launch price (MSRP)
$266
 
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Technical specs

Core i5-2510E and V-Series V140 quantitative parameters such as cores and threads number, clocks, manufacturing process, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of Core i5-2510E and V-Series V140 performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider their test results.
Number of cores
2
 
1
Number of threads
4
 
1
Maximum frequency
3.1 GHz
 
2.3 GHz
Bus support
4 × 5 GT / s
 
3200 MHz
L1 cache
128 KB
 
128 KB
L2 cache
512 KB
 
512 KB
L3 cache
3 MB
 
n/d
Manufacturing process technology
32 nm
 
45 nm
Die size
149 mm2
 
n/d
Maximum core temperature
100 °C
 
n/d
Transistor count
624 million
 
n/d
64 bit support
+
 
+

Compatibility

Information on Core i5-2510E and V-Series V140 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 (Uniprocessor)
 
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Socket
FCPGA988
 
S1
Power consumption (TDP)
35 Watt
 
25 Watt

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Core i5-2510E and V-Series V140. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.
Instruction set extensions
Intel® AVX
 
n/d
AES-NI
+
 
-
FMA
+
 
-
AVX
+
 
-
VirusProtect
-
 
+
vPro
+
 
n/d
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)
+
 
n/d
Turbo Boost
2.0
 
n/d
Hyper-Threading
+
 
n/d
Idle States
+
 
n/d
Thermal Monitoring
+
 
-
Flex Memory Access
+
 
n/d
Demand Based Switching
-
 
n/d
FDI
+
 
n/d
Fast Memory Access
+
 
n/d

Security technologies

Core i5-2510E and V-Series V140 technologies aimed at raising security, for example, by protecting against hacks.
TXT
+
 
n/d
Identity Protection
+
 
-

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Core i5-2510E and V-Series V140 are enumerated here.
AMD-V
-
 
+
VT-d
+
 
n/d
VT-x
+
 
n/d
EPT
+
 
n/d

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Core i5-2510E and V-Series V140.
Supported memory types
DDR3-1066, DDR3-1333
 
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Maximum memory size
16.6 GB
 
n/d
Max memory channels
2
 
n/d
Maximum memory bandwidth
21.3 GB / s
 
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Graphics specifications

General parameters of GPUs integrated into Core i5-2510E and V-Series V140.
Integrated graphics
 
n/d
Quick Sync
+
 
-
Clear Video HD
+
 
n/d
Graphics max frequency
1.1 GHz
 
n/d
InTru 3D
+
 
n/d

Graphics interfaces

Available interfaces and connections of Core i5-2510E and V-Series V140 integrated GPUs.
Number of displays supported
2
 
n/d
eDP
+
 
n/d
DisplayPort
+
 
-
HDMI
+
 
-
SDVO
+
 
n/d
CRT
+
 
n/d

Peripherals

Specifications and connection of peripherals supported by Core i5-2510E and V-Series V140.
PCIe revision
2.0
 
n/d
Max number of PCIe lanes
16
 
n/d

Gaming performance

Let's see how good Core i5-2510E and V-Series V140 are for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Advantages of Intel Core i5-2510E

Finer manufacturing process technology (32 vs 45 nm)
AVX (Advanced Vector Extensions - a set of SIMD instructions working with 128- and 256-bit registers)
AES (Advanced Encryption Standard instructions set - hardware acceleration of AES encryption and decryption. Speeds up encryption software, e.g. Veracrypt)
x86-64 (a general name for 64-bit extension of x86 instruction set. There are AMD64 and Intel 64 versions that differ very little)
TXT (Trusted Execution Technology - protects the system against viruses and rootkits residing in BIOS or in a boot sector)
vPro (a marketing umbrella term for several Intel technologies: AMT, TXT, EDB, VT, Anti-Theft and some others)
FMA4
AES-NI save
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
IdentityProtectionTechVersion
QuickSyncVideo
DisplayPortMenu
HDMIMenu

Advantages of AMD V-Series V140

1% faster in synthetic tests
Less power hungry (25 vs 35 watts)
AMD64 (AMD CPUs 64-bit architecture. Almost identical to Intel 64, save for some little and rarely used nuances)
Virtualization (Hardware acceleration of virtual machines)
Enhanced Virus Protection (EVP)

So, Core i5-2510E or V-Series V140?

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