Intel Core i3 530 vs AMD Athlon II X4 620 Bnchmarks Test/ Review

New war ! Intel Core i3 530 (2.93Ghz) vs AMD Athlon II X4 620 (2.6Ghz) Performance Test Benchmarks

Lets begin with the Features and specifications of each CPU :


Intel Core i3

Intel Core i3 was announced on June 18, 2009 to be the name 
of a future Intel Core processor family and later confirmed by Intel as the 'entry-level' processor in the revamped Core line-up.


This will position the Core i3 as the junior processor in a 'good-better-best' scenario, beneath the mid-range mainstream Core i5, the more powerful high-end Core i7, and the top-shelf six core Core i9 processor.


Core i3 was supposed to be released in Q1 2010, but was rescheduled for a Q4 2009 launch.

Features:
The Clarkdale-based Core i3 has an integrated GPU - an improved equivalent of the integrated graphics found in Intel’s current G45 chipset. It is a hybrid 32 nm/45 nm multi-chip package using the 32 nm CPU core and the 45 nm technology for the memory controller and GPU.

Intel Core i3 530 Specifications:
Model           Cores/ Threads Clock (GHz) Turbo-boost Cache (MB) QPI (GT/s) Socket (LGA) Price ($) Price (£)
Core i3-540  2/4  3.06  No  4  n/a  1156  139 85
Core i3-530  2/4  2.93  No  4  n/a  1156  119 73


AMD Athlon II X4 620

Prepare yourself for a new personal computing experience with the Athlon II X4 620. Save time and accomplish more with multi-core processing that makes multitasking quick and simple. The Athlon II X4 features the next-generation AMD Direct Connect Architecture for a fast, responsive PC. This processor is also optimized to take advantage of the power management features in Windows 7 using AMD PowerNow! 3.0 Technology.


Energy efficiency is important to AMD, allowing you to enjoy a cool, quiet PC while saving energy and reducing heat, noise and the effect of your computer on the environment. Energy efficiency innovations include Cool’n’Quiet, AMD CoolCore and AMD Smart fetch. These technologies reduce power consumption and processor activity. You’ll experience up to 50% energy efficiency over previous AMD Athlon II processors.


AMD Athlon II processors also offer support for Virtualization Technology. You can run virtual environments on one system with ease, allowing you to use legacy programs on a separate operating system. Also providing 64-bit support, this processor can handle the most demanding programs with ease. Add the convenience and power of multi-core processing and enjoy the benefits of energy efficiency with an AMD Athlon II X4 620 today!


AMD Athlon II X4 620 Specifications



ProcessorAMD Athlon™ II X4
Model620
OPN TrayADX620WFK42GI
OPN PIBADX620WFGIBOX
Operating Mode 32 BitYes
Operating Mode 64 BitYes
RevisionC2
Core Speed (MHz)2600
Voltages0.925-1.425V
Max Temps (C)71
Wattage95 W
VirtualizationYes
L1 Cache Size (KB)128
L1 Cache Count4
L2 Cache Size (KB)512
L2 Cache Count4
L3 Cache Size (KB)
CMOS45nm SOI
SocketAM3
AMD Business ClassNo
Black EditionNo


Core i3 530 vs Athlon II X4 620 Performance  Benchmark Test
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So if you are a Gamer Core i3 530 is the best choice if not, you have the choice!
 
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Intel Core i3 530 vs AMD Athlon II X4 620 Bnchmarks Test/ Review Intel Core i3 530 vs AMD Athlon II X4 620 Bnchmarks Test/ Review Reviewed by Maherr Live on Tuesday, December 29, 2009 Rating: 5