Intel Core 2 Duo E7300 vs Pentium 4 640

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Intel Core 2 Duo E7300 advantages

  • More CPU cores on the Intel Core 2 Duo E7300 help to process multiple applications or threads at once.
  • Based on our estimates, this processor has 88% higher performance when running single-threaded programs.
  • It is estimated that multi-threaded performance of the microprocessor is better.
  • SSSE3 and SSE4.1 instructions are enabled on this CPU.
  • Power consumption of the microprocessor is lower.

Intel Pentium 4 640 advantages

  • None

E7300 vs 640 estimated performance

The charts below show performance of Core 2 Duo E7300 and Pentium 4 640 microprocessors. Results for Pentium 4 640 were determined based on a variety of benchmarks. Performance numbers for Core 2 Duo E7300 were approximated from benchmark results of other CPUs with the same core and microarchitecture. As a note, the estimate has greater error of margin than results obtained using real-world tests. Additionally, this is an averaged performance, and the difference in individual benchmarks may be better or worse than what you see in the charts below.
Single-threaded performance
3
2.4
1.8
1.2
0.6
0
 
 
1.88
 
1
 
 
Higher is better
Multi-threaded performance
4
3.2
2.4
1.6
0.8
0
 
 
3.25
 
1
 
 
Higher is better

  - Intel Core 2 Duo E7300       - Intel Pentium 4 640

E7300 vs 640 specifications comparison

The graphs below demonstrate the difference between Intel Core 2 Duo E7300 and Pentium 4 640 most important features. These characteristics, along with an IPC (instructions per cycle) number, determine how well a processor performs. The "Number of cores / threads" graph displays the number of cores (darker area). Lighter area on the graph corresponds to the number of additional threads, offered by Hyper-Threading technology.

The number of cores / threads
3
2.4
1.8
1.2
0.6
0
 
 
2
 
2
 
 
Higher is better
Operating frequency
4
3.2
2.4
1.6
0.8
0
 
 
2.67GHz
 
3.2GHz
 
 
Higher is better
Thermal Design Power
100
80
60
40
20
0
 
 
65W
 
84W
 
 
Lower is better
 

  - Intel Core 2 Duo E7300       - Intel Pentium 4 640

Please see the "Specifications" tab for detailed side by side comparison of Intel E7300 vs 640 specs.


Pros and Cons summary

Core 2 Duo E7300 Pentium 4 640
General recommendations:
Considerably faster in single- and multi-threaded applications,
More cores for better multi-threading performance,
Supports SSE4.1 instructions,
Needs less power
  General recommendations:
None

Drawbacks:

None
 

Drawbacks:

Doesn't have as many CPU cores,
Does not support some instructions,
Somewhat higher power

Similar processors

Core 2 Duo E7300 Pentium 4 640
 

Similar microprocessors use the same socket and architecture as Intel Core 2 Duo E7300 and Intel 640, however their performance and other characteristics are slightly different.

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Specifications

Please visit Intel Core 2 Duo E7300 and Intel Pentium 4 640 pages for more complete specifications of both microprocessors.

 Intel Core 2 Duo E7300Intel Pentium 4 640
Market segmentDesktop
ManufacturerIntel
FamilyCore 2 DuoPentium 4
Basic details
Model numberE7300640
CPU part numberEU80571PH0673M
AT80571PH0673M
JM80547PG0882MM
HH80547PG0882MM
Box part numberBX80571E7300
BXC80571E7300
BX80547PG3200F
BX80547PG3200FT
Introduction dateAugust 10, 2008February 21, 2005
 
CPU features
Core nameWolfdalePrescott
MicroarchitectureCoreNetburst
Technology (micron)0.0450.09
Data width (bits)64
SocketSocket 775
Frequency (MHz)26673200
Bus speed (MHz)1066800
Clock Multiplier1016
L1 cache64 KB (code) / 64 KB (data)16 KB (data)
L2 cache (KB)30722048
Max temperature (°C)74.166.6
TDP (Watt)6584
Max power dissipation (Watt)98.8998.83
Core voltage (V)0.85 - 1.36251.2 - 1.4
Cores21
Threads2
Multiprocessing1 
 
Instruction set extensions
AMD64 / EM64T 64-bit technology+
MMX+
SSE+
SSE2+
SSE3+
SSE4.1+-
SSSE3 / Supplemental SSE3+-
 
Supported technologies
Hyper-Threading-+
PowerNow! / Enhanced SpeedStep+-
SpeedStep-+
Virus Protection / Execute Disable bit+
 
Integrated Graphics
GPU TypeNone
 
Integrated Memory Controller(s)
The number of controllers0
Notes:

Rows with different specifications or features are highlighted.

For detailed specifications of "Intel Core 2 Duo E7300" or "Intel Pentium 4 640" parts please click on the links in the table header.

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