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Core 2 Duo E6420 vs Athlon II X3 455

Core 2 Duo E6420 vs Athlon II X3 455: game performance, price, value, and specification comparison. Select comparison game parameters.

Intel Core 2 Duo E6420

2.1 GHz | 2-core

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Intel Core 2 Duo E6420 Dual-Core Processor, 2.1 GHz, 4M L2 Cache, LGA775

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AMD Athlon II X3 455

3.3 GHz | 3-core

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AMD Athlon II X3 455 3.3GHz Three Core CPU Processor ADX455WFK32GM Socke AM3 938pin CPU

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Intel Core 2 Duo E6420

2.1 GHz | 2-core

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Intel Core 2 Duo E6420 Dual-Core Processor, 2.1 GHz, 4M L2 Cache, LGA775

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AMD Athlon II X3 455

3.3 GHz | 3-core

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AMD Athlon II X3 455 3.3GHz Three Core CPU Processor ADX455WFK32GM Socke AM3 938pin CPU

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Key Differences

In short, we have a clear winner — Athlon II X3 455 outperforms the more expensive Core 2 Duo E6420 on the selected game parameters, and is also a better bang for your buck! The better performing Athlon II X3 455 is 1346 days newer than the more expensive Core 2 Duo E6420.

Advantages of Intel Core 2 Duo E6420

  • Consumes up to 32% less energy than AMD Athlon II X3 455 - 65 vs 95 Watts

Advantages of AMD Athlon II X3 455

  • Performs up to 6% better in Apex Legends than Core 2 Duo E6420 - 199 vs 188 FPS

  • Up to 89% cheaper than Core 2 Duo E6420 - $20.0 vs $189.95

  • Up to 90% better value when playing Apex Legends than Core 2 Duo E6420 - $0.1 vs $1.01 per FPS

  • Can execute more multi-threaded tasks simultaneously than Intel Core 2 Duo E6420 - 3 vs 2 threads

Apex Legends
Apex Legends

Resolution

1920x1080

Game Graphics

High

Intel Core 2 Duo E6420 Logo
Core 2 Duo E6420

Desktop • Apr 1st, 2007


FPS

188

94%

Value, $/FPS

$1.01/FPS

-810%

Price, $

$189.95

10%

Intel Core 2 Duo E6420 Dual-Core Processor, 2.1 GHz, 4M L2 Cache, LGA775

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AMD Athlon II X3 455 Logo
Athlon II X3 455

Desktop • Dec 7th, 2010


FPS

199

100%

Value, $/FPS

$0.1/FPS

100%

Price, $

$20

100%

FPS and Value Winner

AMD Athlon II X3 455 3.3GHz Three Core CPU Processor ADX455WFK32GM Socke AM3 938pin CPU

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FPS in TOP 5 Games

Resolution

1920x1080

Game Graphics

High

Intel Core 2 Duo E6420 Logo
Core 2 Duo E6420

Desktop • Apr 1st, 2007

AMD Athlon II X3 455 Logo
Athlon II X3 455

Desktop • Dec 7th, 2010

Geekbench 5 Benchmarks

Intel Core 2 Duo E6420 Logo
Core 2 Duo E6420

Desktop • Apr 1st, 2007


Single-Core

285

72%

Multi-Core

513

50%

AMD Athlon II X3 455 Logo
Athlon II X3 455

Desktop • Dec 7th, 2010


Single-Core

397

100%

Multi-Core

1020

100%

Intel Core 2 Duo E6420 Logo

Intel Core 2 Duo E6420

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AMD Athlon II X3 455

Apr 1st, 2007Release Date
Dec 7th, 2010
Core 2 DuoCollectionAthlon II X3
ConroeCodenameRana
Intel Socket 775SocketAMD Socket AM3
Desktop
Segment
Desktop
2Cores
3
2Threads
3
2.1 GHzBase Clock Speed
3.3 GHz
Non-TurboTurbo Clock SpeedNon-Turbo
65 W
TDP95 W
65 nmProcess Size
45 nm
8.0xMultiplier
16.5x
NoneIntegrated GraphicsNone
NoOverclockableNo

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