Intel Atom N270 vs Core Duo T2700 (Socket M)

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Intel Atom N270 advantages

  • The N270 includes SSSE3 instructions.
  • Power consumption of this CPU is better.

Intel Core Duo T2700 (Socket M) advantages

  • More CPU cores on the Intel Core Duo T2700 help to handle multiple simultaneous processes or threads.
  • Operating frequency of the Intel T2700 processor is higher than the frequency of the Intel N270 microprocessor.
  • Integrated Virtualization technology enhances performance in virtualization programs.
  • The CPU fits into Socket M. The processor can be easily removed from the socket for upgrade or replacement.

N270 vs T2700 specifications comparison

The graphs below demonstrate the difference between Core Duo T2700 and Atom N270 most important features. These characteristics, as well as an IPC (instructions per cycle) number, determine how well a CPU performs. The "Number of cores / threads" graph shows the number of cores (darker area). Lighter area on the graph corresponds to the number of extra threads, provided 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
3
2.4
1.8
1.2
0.6
0
 
 
1.6GHz
 
2.33GHz
 
 
Higher is better
Thermal Design Power
40
32
24
16
8
0
 
 
2.5W
 
31W
 
 
Lower is better
 

  - Intel Atom N270       - Intel Core Duo T2700 (Socket M)

Please see the "Specifications" tab for detailed side by side comparison of Atom N270 vs Core Duo T2700 (Socket M) specs.


Pros and Cons summary

Atom N270 Core Duo T2700 (Socket M)
General recommendations:
Needs less power
  General recommendations:
More cores improve multi-threading performance,
Base frequency is higher,
Can be upgraded

Drawbacks:

Has fewer CPU cores,
Base frequency is lower,
Not possible to upgrade ot replace
 

Drawbacks:

Requires considerably more power

Similar processors

Atom N270 Core Duo T2700 (Socket M)
 

Similar CPUs use the same socket and architecture as Atom N270 and Intel Core Duo T2700 (Socket M).

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Specifications

Please visit Intel Atom N270 and Intel Core Duo T2700 (Socket M) pages for more complete specifications of both microprocessors.

 Intel Atom N270Intel Core Duo T2700 (Socket M)
Market segmentMobile
ManufacturerIntel
FamilyAtomCore Duo
Basic details
Model numberN270T2700
CPU part numberAU80586GE025DLF80539GF0532MX
Box part number BX80539T2700
Introduction dateJune 3, 2008 
 
CPU features
Core nameDiamondvilleYonah
Platform nameNetbook '08 
MicroarchitectureBonnellMobile
Technology (micron)0.0450.065
Data width (bits)32
SocketBGA437Socket M
Frequency (MHz)16002333
Bus speed (MHz)533667
Clock Multiplier1214
L1 cache32 KB (code) / 24 KB (data)32 KB (code) / 32 KB (data)
L2 cache (KB)5122048
Max temperature (°C)90100
TDP (Watt)2.531
Max power dissipation (Watt)5.144.2
Core voltage (V)1.11.1625 - 1.3
Cores12
Threads2
Multiprocessing 1
 
Instruction set extensions
MMX+
SSE+
SSE2+
SSE3+
SSSE3 / Supplemental SSE3+-
 
Supported technologies
Hyper-Threading+-
PowerNow! / Enhanced SpeedStep+
Virtualization-+
Virus Protection / Execute Disable bit+
 
Integrated Graphics
GPU TypeNone
 
Integrated Memory Controller(s)
The number of controllers0
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For detailed specifications of "Intel Atom N270" or "Intel Core Duo T2700 (Socket M)" parts please click on the links in the table header.

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