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AMD Phenom II X6 1090T Vs Core i5-2400

AMD Phenom II X6 1090T Vs Core i5-2400 difference, benchmark and comparison by Starred Reviews

We have presented below the some data comparing the Phenom ii 1090T and the Intel’s newer core i5-2400 Sandy Bridge processor. It seems like the two processors are close in performance.

On the pricing from the Core i5-2400 was found to be $207, while 1090T was found to be priced at $189 at amazon. Given this background the AMD’s Phenom ii seems to have price advantage. Additionally the Phenom hex core’s motherboard requirement is modest. It will fit in the older motherboards supporting AM2+/AM3 socket.

If your graphics requirements are modest the integrated gpu in the i5-2400 can save you a graphics card.

 

Table : AMD Phenom II X6 1090T Vs Core i5-2400 Feature Differences

Feature AMD Phenom II X6 1090T Core i5-2400
Core Frequency 3.20 GHz 3.1 GHz
No. Of Cores 6 4 ( 4 Hyperthreads)
Cache Organization 3 MB L2 + 6 MB L3 Cache 6 MB Intel Smart Cache
Turbo Frequency 3.60 GHz
TDP Rating 125 Watts 95 Watts
64 Bit Support Y Y
Lithography 45 nm 32 nm

Table : AMD Phenom II X6 1090T Vs Core i5-2400 Benchmarking Comparison

Benchmarks AMD Phenom II X6 1090T Core i5-2400
PassMark Score 6063 6086
Super Pi 2M (Lower in better) Not available Not available
3D Mark 06 CPU Not available Not available
Windows 7 Experience Score Not available Not available

Some more details of AMD Phenom II X6 1090T

The Hex Core Phenom ii X6 1090 is a low cost gaming / high performance processor that currently competes with the Intel’s 1st and second generation core i5 and core i7 processor. It has been a while since the processor has been launched and gamers are using it for building systems on their existing AM2+/AM3 socket motherboard. With a good gaming card the the 1090T, you may be able to give your existing AM2/AM3+ motherboard a good life. The 2nd gen Sandy Bridge, however, has taken the lead and we have to wait with finger crossed on the new developments. If AMD delays too much this time, it may be going of biz soon.

Some more details of Core i5-2400

The core i5-2400 is the second generation Core i5 processor, more popularly known as the Sandy bridge Processor. There have been several improvement over the previous generation core i5 processor, mote notable among them is the improvement in the integrated graphics ( x2 performance improvement). The new Turbo 2.0 further boosts the performance. In the lithography improvement the we now have a unified 32 nm die having everything on a single die

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