Intel Pentium D 940 vs Pentium Dual-Core E2180

Intel Pentium D 940
Intel Pentium Dual-Core E2180

General info

Comparing Pentium D 940 and Pentium Dual-Core E2180 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Place in performance rating
 
Type
Desktop
 
Desktop
Architecture codename
Presler
 
Allendale
Release date
January 2006
 
August 2007

Technical specs

Pentium D 940 and Pentium Dual-Core E2180 quantitative parameters such as cores and threads number, clocks, manufacturing process, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of Pentium D 940 and Pentium Dual-Core E2180 performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider their test results.
Number of cores
2
 
2
Number of threads
2
 
2
Maximum frequency
3.2 GHz
 
2 GHz
L1 cache
28 KB
 
64 KB (per core)
L2 cache
4 MB
 
1 MB (shared)
Manufacturing process technology
65 nm
 
65 nm
Die size
140 mm2
 
77 mm2
Transistor count
376 million
 
105 million
64 bit support
+
 
+
VID voltage range
1.2V-1.3375V
 
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Compatibility

Information on Pentium D 940 and Pentium Dual-Core E2180 compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one.
Max number of CPUs in a configuration
2
 
1
Socket
PLGA775
 
775
Power consumption (TDP)
130 Watt
 
65 Watt

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Pentium D 940 and Pentium Dual-Core E2180. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)
+
 
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Turbo Boost
-
 
no data
Hyper-Threading
-
 
no data
Idle States
+
 
no data
Demand Based Switching
-
 
no data
PAE
32 Bit
 
no data
FSB parity
-
 
no data

Security technologies

Pentium D 940 and Pentium Dual-Core E2180 technologies aimed at raising security, for example, by protecting against hacks.
TXT
-
 
no data
EDB
+
 
no data

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Pentium D 940 and Pentium Dual-Core E2180 are enumerated here.
VT-d
-
 
no data
VT-x
+
 
no data

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Pentium D 940 and Pentium Dual-Core E2180.
Supported memory types
DDR1, DDR2, DDR3
 
DDR1, DDR2, DDR3

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Pentium D 940 and Pentium Dual-Core E2180. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

Pentium D 940 0.65
Pentium Dual-Core E2180 0.86 +32.3%

Passmark

Pentium D 940 525
Pentium Dual-Core E2180 699 +33.1%

Gaming performance

Let's see how good Pentium D 940 and Pentium Dual-Core E2180 are for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Advantages of Intel Pentium D 940

We are unaware of any advantages of Intel Pentium D 940 over Intel Pentium Dual-Core E2180.

Advantages of Intel Pentium Dual-Core E2180

32.3% faster in synthetic tests
Less power hungry (65 vs 130 watts)

So, Pentium D 940 or Pentium Dual-Core E2180?

Judging by the results of synthetic and gaming tests, Technical City recommends Intel Pentium Dual-Core E2180.
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