Intel G6950 VS i3 530 Benchmark & Overclocking Test

A new Review from fudzilla comparing two CPU from intel the Intel Dual core based G6950 and the intel core i3-530,
so how these CPU perform using reference and overclocked clock , lets begin with the specifications of each CPU.




Intel Dual core G6950

Overview and features:
Upgrade your system with the Intel Pentium G6950 and own the processor that speeds up when you do. This new CPUs feature the “Intel graphics technology", which provides a visually stunning experience optimized for Blu-ray and HD videos. Pentium G6950 processors also allow you to multitask faster and unleash powerful media creation tools.

Best of all, the 3MB of Intel Smart Cache gives you blazing speeds you never realized were possible. The Integrated Memory Controller optimizes data bandwidth with two channels. Smart Cache provides a higher-performance, more efficient cache subsystem while the Core microarchitecture accelerates overall system performance across your applications through energy efficiency. Add the Intel Pentium G6950 to your system and you’ll never look back. Experience the convenience, versatility and raw power of Intel Pentium G6950 processors today!


Specifications:

Model
Brand Intel
Series Pentium
Model BX80616G6950
CPU Socket Type
CPU Socket Type LGA 1156
Tech Spec
Core Clarkdale
Multi-Core Dual-Core
Name Pentium G6950
Operating Frequency 2.8GHz
L3 Cache 3MB
Manufacturing Tech 32 nm
64 bit Support Yes
Hyper-Threading Support No
Integrated Graphics Yes
Graphics Base Frequency 533MHz
Virtualization Technology Support Yes
Thermal Design Power 73W
Cooling Device Heatsink and Fan included


Overclocking the Intel G6950 :
fudzilla managed to overclocked the Intel G6950 to 4.5Ghz combined with the ASRock H55M Pro using stock cooler and 1.456 core voltage:



Intel core i3-530

Overview and features:
Upgrade your system with the Core i3-530 and own the processor that speeds up when you do. These new CPUs feature the “Intel graphics technology" with "Intel Clear Video Technology", which combines video processing hardware and software technologies for a wide range of digital displays. It delivers enhanced video playback, sharper images, and precise color control for a premium visual experience. Core i3 processors also allow you to multitask faster and unleash powerful media creation tools.

Best of all, the 4MB of Intel Smart Cache gives you blazing speeds you never realized were possible. The Integrated Memory Controller optimizes data bandwidth with two channels.


Smart Cache provides a higher-performance, more efficient cache subsystem while the Core microarchitecture accelerates overall system performance across your applications through energy efficiency. Add the Intel Core i3-530 to your system and you’ll never look back. Experience the convenience, versatility and raw power of Intel Core i3 processors today!



Specifications:

Brand Intel
Series Core i3
Model BX80616I3530
CPU Socket Type
CPU Socket Type LGA 1156
Tech Spec
Core Clarkdale
Multi-Core Dual-Core
Name Core i3-530
Operating Frequency 2.93GHz
L3 Cache 4MB
Manufacturing Tech 32 nm
64 bit Support Yes
Hyper-Threading Support Yes
Integrated Graphics Yes
Graphics Base Frequency 733MHz
Virtualization Technology Support Yes
Thermal Design Power 73W
Cooling Device Heatsink and Fan included


Overclocking the Intel G6950 :
fudzilla managed to overclocked the Intel core i3-530 to 4.2Ghz combined with the ASRock H55M Pro using stock cooler and 1.28 core voltage:



Benchmark Tests


3DMark 2003 Test:
Using the ATI HD4850 as GPU.
http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_9vgJ1nwu_xA/S-gQbPu5AjI/AAAAAAAADNo/AQzq_6lA_5M/s1600/intel_i3_g6950_3dmark.png

Power Consumption with onboard Graphics result:
http://2.bp.blogspot.com/_9vgJ1nwu_xA/S-gQ-x7g8fI/AAAAAAAADNw/QXN4QvSDNH8/s1600/intel_i3_g6950_power_onboard.png

SYSMark 2007 Performance test: 

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Intel G6950 VS i3 530 Benchmark & Overclocking Test Intel G6950 VS i3 530 Benchmark & Overclocking Test Reviewed by Maherr Live on Monday, May 10, 2010 Rating: 5