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|
|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