Core i3-3217U vs Core 2 Duo E8400 | Hardlimit Benchmark Central

Core i3-3217U vs Core 2 Duo E8400

The Core i3-3217U and Core 2 Duo E8400 monothread performance are slightly different but their multithread performance are pretty similar. These two models were released four years apart which could explain their performance difference.

Comparison

Specs

Core i3-3217U

Core 2 Duo E8400

Base frequency
1800 MHz
3000 MHz
Boost frequency
1800 MHz
-
Socket
BGA1023
LGA 775
Cores
2
2
Threads
-
2
TDP
17 W
65 W
L1 cache
32+32 kb
32+32 kb
L2 cache
256 kb
6144 kb
L3 cache
3072 kb
-
Proccess
0,022 um
0,045 um
# transistors
-
420 M
Core
Ivy Bridge
Wolfdale
Architecture
-
Core
Release date
6/2012
1/2008

Monothread performance

Mode 0 [FPU]
11604
16827 [+45.01%]
Mode II [AVX]
16624
N/A
Mode I [SSE3]
15629
17284 [+10.59%]

Multithread performance

Mode 0 [FPU]
24884
25114 [+0.92%]
Mode II [AVX]
37599
N/A
Mode I [SSE3]
34683
27771 [-24.89%]

Stats

Perf per MHz Mode 0
6.45
5.61 [-14.97%]
Perf per MHz Mode II
9.24
N/A
Perf per watt Mode 0
1463.76
386.37 [-278.85%]
Perf per watt Mode II
2211.71
N/A

Overclocking

The best frequency
-
3836 MHz
Second-best frequency
-
3836 MHz
Third-best frequency
-
3836 MHz

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