Intel Core 2 Duo E6850 vs Intel Core i3-2312M

Physical Specifications

Socket Intel Socket 775 Intel Socket G2 (988B)
Foundry Intel Intel
Process size 65 nm 32 nm
Transistors 291 million 624 million
Die size 143 mm² 149 mm²
Package FC-LGA6 rPGA
tCaseMax 85°C


Frequency 3 GHz 2.1 GHz
Turbo clock
Base clock 333 MHz 100 MHz
Multiplier 9.0x 21.0x
Multiplier unlocked No No
Voltage 1.25 V
TDP 75 W 35 W

Architecture Details

Vertical Segment Desktop Mobile
Production status End-of-life End-of-life
Release date Jul 1st, 2007 Mar 1st, 2011
Codename Conroe Sandy Bridge
Generation Core 2 Duo Core i3
Part unknown SR04PSR09S
Memory support DDR1, DDR2, DDR3 Dual-channel DDR3 Dual-channel
ECC memory No No
PCI Express Gen 2


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


Cache L1 64K 64K (per core)
Cache L2 4MB 256K (per core)
Cache L3 3MB (shared)

Features & Technologies

EIST Yes Yes
Intel 64 Yes Yes
MMX Yes Yes
SSE Yes Yes
SSE2 Yes Yes
SSE3 Yes Yes
SSE4.1 Yes
SSE4.2 Yes
Smart Cache Yes
VT Yes
VT-x Yes
XD bit Yes
iAMT2 Yes


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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