AMD Phenom X3 8850 vs Intel Core i3-2312M

Physical Specifications

Socket AMD Socket AM2+ Intel Socket G2 (988B)
Process size 65 nm 32 nm
Transistors 450 million 624 million
Die size 285 mm² 149 mm²
Package µPGA rPGA
Foundry Intel
tCaseMax 85°C

Performance

Frequency 2.5 GHz 2.1 GHz
Turbo clock
Base clock 200 MHz 100 MHz
Multiplier 12.5x 21.0x
Multiplier unlocked No No
Voltage 1.25 V
TDP 95 W 35 W

Architecture Details

Vertical Segment Desktop Mobile
Production status End-of-life End-of-life
Release date Oct 21st, 2008 Mar 1st, 2011
Codename Toliman Sandy Bridge
Generation Phenom X3 Core i3
Part HD8850WCJ3BGH SR04PSR09S
Memory support unknown Dual-channel DDR3 Dual-channel
ECC memory No No
PCI Express Gen 2

Cores

Total Cores 3 2
Total Threads 3 4
SMP # CPUs 1 1
Integrated graphics Intel HD 3000

Cache

Cache L1 128K (per core) 64K (per core)
Cache L2 512K (per core) 256K (per core)
Cache L3 2MB (shared) 3MB (shared)

Features & Technologies

3DNow! Yes
AMD-V Yes
AMD64 Yes
AVX Yes
CnQ Yes
EIST Yes
HT3.0 Yes
HTT Yes
Intel 64 Yes
MMX Yes Yes
NX bit Yes
SSE Yes Yes
SSE2 Yes Yes
SSE3 Yes Yes
SSE4.1 Yes
SSE4.2 Yes
SSE4A Yes
SSSE3 Yes
Smart Cache Yes
VT-x Yes
XD bit Yes

Notes

Notes Can be "upgraded" to i3-2393M to operate at 2500MHz and 4MB L3 Cache by purchasing and downloading Intel software.

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