AMD Athlon 650 vs Intel Core 2 Quad Q6600 (105W)

Physical Specifications

Socket AMD Socket A Intel Socket 775
Process size 180 nm 65 nm
Transistors 37 million 582 million
Die size 120 mm² 2x 143 mm²
Package FC-LGA6
Foundry Intel
tCaseMax 71°C

Performance

Frequency 650 MHz 2.4 GHz
Turbo clock
Base clock 100 MHz 266 MHz
Multiplier 6.5x 9.0x
Multiplier unlocked No No
Voltage 1.75 V 1.34 V
TDP 38 W 105 W

Architecture Details

Vertical Segment Desktop Desktop
Production status End-of-life End-of-life
Release date Jun 5th, 2000 Jan 7th, 2007
Codename Thunderbird Kentsfield
Generation Athlon Model 4 Core 2 Quad
Part A0650AMT3BA0650APT3B SL9UM
Memory support DDR1 DDR1, DDR2, DDR3 Dual-channel
ECC memory No No
PCI Express Gen 2

Cores

Total Cores 1 4
Total Threads 1 4
SMP # CPUs 1 1
Integrated graphics

Cache

Cache L1 128K 64K (per core)
Cache L2 256K 8MB (shared)

Features & Technologies

EIST Yes
Enhanced 3DNow! Yes
Intel 64 Yes
MMX Yes Yes
SSE Yes
SSE2 Yes
SSE3 Yes
TXT Yes
VT-x Yes
iAMT2 Yes

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