Intel Core i5-660 vs Intel Pentium T3200

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Intel Core i5-660 CPU1 vs CPU2 Intel Pentium T3200
Intel Core i5-660 Intel Pentium T3200

CPU comparison

Intel Core i5-660 or Intel Pentium T3200 - which processor is faster? In this comparison we look at the differences and analyze which of these two CPUs is better. We compare the technical data and benchmark results.

The Intel Core i5-660 has 2 cores with 4 threads and clocks with a maximum frequency of 3.60 GHz. Up to 16 GB of memory is supported in 2 memory channels. The Intel Core i5-660 was released in Q1/2010.

The Intel Pentium T3200 has 2 cores with 2 threads and clocks with a maximum frequency of 2.00 GHz. The CPU supports up to 8 GB of memory in 2 memory channels. The Intel Pentium T3200 was released in Q1/2008.
Intel Core i5 (331) Family Intel Pentium (150)
Intel Core i5 600 (6) CPU group Intel Pentium T2000/T3000 (7)
1 Generation 1
Clarkdale Architecture Merom (Core)
Desktop / Server Segment Mobile
-- Predecessor --
-- Successor --

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

The Intel Core i5-660 is a 2 core processor with a clock frequency of 3.33 GHz (3.60 GHz). The Intel Pentium T3200 has 2 CPU cores with a clock frequency of 2.00 GHz.

Intel Core i5-660 Characteristic Intel Pentium T3200
2 Cores 2
4 Threads 2
normal Core architecture normal
Yes Hyperthreading No
No Overclocking ? No
3.33 GHz Frequency 2.00 GHz
3.60 GHz Turbo Frequency (1 Core) --
-- Turbo Frequency (All Cores) --

Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning

Processors with the support of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) can process many calculations, especially audio, image and video processing, much faster than classic processors. Algorithms for ML improve their performance the more data they have collected via software. ML tasks can be processed up to 10,000 times faster than with a classic processor.

Intel Core i5-660 Characteristic Intel Pentium T3200
-- AI hardware --
-- AI specifications --

Internal Graphics

The integrated graphics unit of a processor is not only responsible for the pure image output on the system, but can also significantly increase the efficiency of the system with the support of modern video codecs.

Intel HD Graphics (Westmere) GPU no iGPU
0.50 GHz GPU frequency --
0.73 GHz GPU (Turbo) --
5 GPU Generation --
32 nm Technology
2 Max. displays
12 Compute units --
24 Shader --
No Hardware Raytracing No
No Frame Generation No
2 GB Max. GPU Memory --
10.1 DirectX Version --

Hardware codec support

A photo or video codec that is accelerated in hardware can greatly accelerate the working speed of a processor and extend the battery life of notebooks or smartphones when playing videos.

Intel HD Graphics (Westmere) GPU no iGPU
No Codec h265 / HEVC (8 bit) No
No Codec h265 / HEVC (10 bit) No
Decode Codec h264 No
No Codec VP9 No
No Codec VP8 No
No Codec AV1 No
Decode Codec AVC No
No Codec VC-1 No
No Codec JPEG No

Memory & PCIe

The Intel Core i5-660 supports a maximum of 16 GB of memory in 2 memory channels. The Intel Pentium T3200 can connect up to 8 GB of memory in 2 memory channels.

Intel Core i5-660 Characteristic Intel Pentium T3200
DDR3-1066, DDR3-1333 Memory DDR2-800
16 GB Max. Memory 8 GB
2 (Dual Channel) Memory channels 2 (Dual Channel)
21.3 GB/s Max. Bandwidth 12.8 GB/s
No ECC No
0.50 MB L2 Cache 1.00 MB
4.00 MB L3 Cache --
2.0 PCIe version --
16 PCIe lanes --
8.0 GB/s PCIe Bandwidth --

Thermal Management

The TDP (Thermal Design Power) of a processor specifies the required cooling solution. The Intel Core i5-660 has a TDP of 73 W, that of the Intel Pentium T3200 is 35 W.

Intel Core i5-660 Characteristic Intel Pentium T3200
73 W TDP (PL1 / PBP) 35 W
-- TDP (PL2) --
-- TDP up --
-- TDP down --
-- Tjunction max. 100 °C

Technical details

The Intel Core i5-660 has a 4.50 MB cache, while the Intel Pentium T3200 cache has a total of 1.00 MB.

Intel Core i5-660 Characteristic Intel Pentium T3200
32 nm Technology 65 nm
Monolithic Chip design Monolithic
x86-64 (64 bit) Instruction set (ISA) x86-64 (64 bit)
SSE4.1, SSE4.2 ISA extensions MMX, SSE, SSE2, SSE3
LGA 1156 Socket PGA 478
VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d Virtualization VT-x
Yes AES-NI No
Windows 10, Linux Operating systems Windows 10, Linux
Q1/2010 Release date Q1/2008
193 $ Release price --
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Average performance in benchmarks

⌀ Single core performance in 1 CPU benchmarks
Intel Core i5-660 (100%)
Intel Pentium T3200 (46%)
⌀ Multi core performance in 2 CPU benchmarks
Intel Core i5-660 (100%)
Intel Pentium T3200 (32%)

Geekbench 5, 64bit (Single-Core)

Geekbench 5 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.
Intel Core i5-660 Intel Core i5-660
2C 4T @ 3.60 GHz
597 (100%)
Intel Pentium T3200 Intel Pentium T3200
2C 2T @ 2.00 GHz
272 (46%)

Geekbench 5, 64bit (Multi-Core)

Geekbench 5 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.
Intel Core i5-660 Intel Core i5-660
2C 4T @ 3.33 GHz
1308 (100%)
Intel Pentium T3200 Intel Pentium T3200
2C 2T @ 2.00 GHz
482 (37%)

Estimated results for PassMark CPU Mark

Some of the CPUs listed below have been benchmarked by CPU-monkey. However the majority of CPUs have not been tested and the results have been estimated by a CPU-monkey’s secret proprietary formula. As such they do not accurately reflect the actual Passmark CPU mark values and are not endorsed by PassMark Software Pty Ltd.
Intel Core i5-660 Intel Core i5-660
2C 4T @ 3.33 GHz
2359 (100%)
Intel Pentium T3200 Intel Pentium T3200
2C 2T @ 2.00 GHz
638 (27%)

iGPU - FP32 Performance (Single-precision GFLOPS)

The theoretical computing performance of the internal graphics unit of the processor with simple accuracy (32 bit) in GFLOPS. GFLOPS indicates how many billion floating point operations the iGPU can perform per second.
Intel Core i5-660 Intel Core i5-660
Intel HD Graphics (Westmere) @ 0.73 GHz
35 (100%)
Intel Pentium T3200 Intel Pentium T3200
@ 0.00 GHz
0 (0%)

CPU-Z Benchmark 17 (Multi-Core)

The CPU-Z benchmark measures a processor's performance by measuring the time it takes the system to complete all benchmark calculations. The faster the benchmark is completed, the higher the score.
Intel Core i5-660 Intel Core i5-660
2C 4T @ 3.33 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Pentium T3200 Intel Pentium T3200
2C 2T @ 2.00 GHz
307 (100%)

Devices using this processor

Intel Core i5-660 Intel Pentium T3200
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