Intel Core 2 Extreme QX6850 vs Intel Core i3-370M

Physical Specifications

Socket Intel Socket 775 Intel Socket G1
Foundry Intel Intel
Process size 65 nm 32 nm
Transistors 582 million 382 million
Die size 2x 143 mm² 81 mm²
Package FC-LGA6 rPGA
tCaseMax 64°C

Performance

Frequency 3 GHz 2.4 GHz
Turbo clock
Base clock 333 MHz 133 MHz
Multiplier 9.0x 18.0x
Multiplier unlocked Yes No
Voltage 1.34 V
TDP 130 W 35 W

Architecture Details

Vertical Segment Desktop Mobile
Production status End-of-life End-of-life
Release date Jul 15th, 2007 Jun 20th, 2010
Codename Kentsfield Arrandale
Generation Core 2 Extreme Core i3
Part SLAFN unknown
Memory support DDR1, DDR2, DDR3 Dual-channel DDR3
ECC memory No No
PCI Express Gen 2 Gen 2

Cores

Total Cores 4 2
Total Threads 4 4
SMP # CPUs 1 1
Integrated graphics

Cache

Cache L1 64K (per core) 64K (per core)
Cache L2 8MB (shared) 256K (per core)
Cache L3 3MB (shared)

Notes

Notes This processor comes with an unlocked FSB multiplier, allowing users to set the multiplier value higher than shipped value, to facilitate better overclocking. It is branded under the Extreme Edition label. 177M GPU Transistors

Features & Technologies

AES-NI Yes
EIST Yes Yes
HTT Yes
Intel 64 Yes Yes
MMX Yes Yes
SSE Yes Yes
SSE2 Yes Yes
SSE3 Yes Yes
SSE4.1 Yes
SSE4.2 Yes
SSSE3 Yes
Smart Cache Yes
TXT Yes
Turbo Boost Yes
VT-d Yes
VT-x Yes Yes
XD bit Yes
iAMT2 Yes

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