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AMD Phenom II X6 1090T Vs Core i7-2600

AMD Phenom II X6 1090T Vs Core i7-2600 – Comparison by Starred Reviews

While Intel’s Core i7-2600 is a better performing processor than the AMD’ Phenom II X6 1090T it is also more expensive. AMD has started loosing the performance battle, at least with the launch of the Sandy Bridge Processor.

Table : AMD Phenom II X6 1090T Vs Core i7-2600 Feature Differences

Feature AMD Phenom II X6 1090T Core i7-2600
Core Frequency 3.20 GHz 3.40 Gha
No. Of Cores 6 4 ( 8 Hyperthreads)
Cache Organization 3 MB L2 + 6 MB L3 Cache 8 MB L3 Smart Cache
Turbo Frequency 3.60 GHz 3.8 GHz ( with one core)
TDP Rating 125 Watts 95 Watts
64 Bit Support Y Y
Lithography 45 nm 32 nm
Integrated Memory Controller DDR3-1333 DDR3-1333
Integrated Graphics No Integrated Graphics Yes, Base 850 MHz, Turbo 1.35 GHz

Table : AMD Phenom II X6 1090T Vs Core i7-2600 Benchmarking Comparison

Benchmarks AMD Phenom II X6 1090T Core i7-2600
PassMark Score 6063 8863
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 i7-2600

The core i7-2600 is the high end desktop processor belonging to the second generation core i7 processor. Its integrated graphics may be good enough for small to medium end gaming as well as videoencoding and 1080p display.
The clock frequency of the integrated graphics stands at 650 MHz that can ramp to 1.35 GHz. The graphics boost works in tendem with main processor turbo boost, with the intention of keeping the total heat generated in control

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