Raspberry Pi 4 B (Broadcom BCM2711) vs Intel Core2 Duo E4300

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CPU comparison with benchmarks


Raspberry Pi 4 B (Broadcom BCM2711) CPU1 vs CPU2 Intel Core2 Duo E4300
Raspberry Pi 4 B (Broadcom BCM2711) Intel Core2 Duo E4300

CPU comparison

Raspberry Pi 4 B (Broadcom BCM2711) or Intel Core2 Duo E4300 - 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 Raspberry Pi 4 B (Broadcom BCM2711) has 4 cores with 4 threads and clocks with a maximum frequency of 1.50 GHz. Up to 8 GB of memory is supported in 1 memory channels. The Raspberry Pi 4 B (Broadcom BCM2711) was released in 06/2019.

The Intel Core2 Duo E4300 has 2 cores with 2 threads and clocks with a maximum frequency of 1.80 GHz. The CPU supports up to 16 GB of memory in 2 memory channels. The Intel Core2 Duo E4300 was released in Q3/2007.
Broadcom BCM (3) Family Intel Core2 Duo (29)
Broadcom BCM2711 (1) CPU group Intel Core 2 Duo E4000/E6000 (15)
4 Generation 1
Cortex-A72 Architecture Conroe (Core)
Desktop / Server Segment Desktop / Server
Raspberry Pi 3 B+ (Broadcom BCM2837B0) Predecessor --
Raspberry Pi 5 B (Broadcom BCM2712) Successor --

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

The Raspberry Pi 4 B (Broadcom BCM2711) has 4 CPU cores and can calculate 4 threads in parallel. The clock frequency of the Raspberry Pi 4 B (Broadcom BCM2711) is 1.50 GHz while the Intel Core2 Duo E4300 has 2 CPU cores and 2 threads can calculate simultaneously. The clock frequency of the Intel Core2 Duo E4300 is at 1.80 GHz.

Raspberry Pi 4 B (Broadcom BCM2711) Characteristic Intel Core2 Duo E4300
4 Cores 2
4 Threads 2
normal Core architecture normal
No Hyperthreading No
Yes Overclocking ? Yes
1.50 GHz Frequency 1.80 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.

Raspberry Pi 4 B (Broadcom BCM2711) Characteristic Intel Core2 Duo E4300
-- AI hardware --
-- AI specifications --

Internal Graphics

The Raspberry Pi 4 B (Broadcom BCM2711) or Intel Core2 Duo E4300 has integrated graphics, called iGPU for short. The iGPU uses the system's main memory as graphics memory and sits on the processor's die.

Broadcom VideoCore VI GPU no iGPU
0.50 GHz GPU frequency --
-- GPU (Turbo) --
6 GPU Generation --
28 nm Technology
2 Max. displays
4 Compute units --
64 Shader --
No Hardware Raytracing No
No Frame Generation No
2 GB Max. GPU Memory --
-- 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.

Broadcom VideoCore VI GPU no iGPU
Decode Codec h265 / HEVC (8 bit) No
Decode Codec h265 / HEVC (10 bit) No
Decode / Encode Codec h264 No
Decode Codec VP9 No
Decode Codec VP8 No
No Codec AV1 No
Decode Codec AVC No
Decode Codec VC-1 No
Decode / Encode Codec JPEG No

Memory & PCIe

The Raspberry Pi 4 B (Broadcom BCM2711) can use up to 8 GB of memory in 1 memory channels. The maximum memory bandwidth is 12.8 GB/s. The Intel Core2 Duo E4300 supports up to 16 GB of memory in 2 memory channels and achieves a memory bandwidth of up to 21.3 GB/s.

Raspberry Pi 4 B (Broadcom BCM2711) Characteristic Intel Core2 Duo E4300
LPDDR4-3200 Memory DDR3-1333, DDR2-1066
8 GB Max. Memory 16 GB
1 (Single Channel) Memory channels 2 (Dual Channel)
12.8 GB/s Max. Bandwidth 21.3 GB/s
No ECC No
1.00 MB L2 Cache 2.00 MB
-- L3 Cache --
-- PCIe version --
-- PCIe lanes --
-- PCIe Bandwidth --

Thermal Management

The thermal design power (TDP for short) of the Raspberry Pi 4 B (Broadcom BCM2711) is 7.5 W, while the Intel Core2 Duo E4300 has a TDP of 65 W. The TDP specifies the necessary cooling solution that is required to cool the processor sufficiently.

Raspberry Pi 4 B (Broadcom BCM2711) Characteristic Intel Core2 Duo E4300
7.5 W TDP (PL1 / PBP) 65 W
-- TDP (PL2) --
-- TDP up --
3 W TDP down --
-- Tjunction max. --

Technical details

The Raspberry Pi 4 B (Broadcom BCM2711) is manufactured in 28 nm and has 1.00 MB cache. The Intel Core2 Duo E4300 is manufactured in 65 nm and has a 2.00 MB cache.

Raspberry Pi 4 B (Broadcom BCM2711) Characteristic Intel Core2 Duo E4300
28 nm Technology 65 nm
Monolithic Chip design Monolithic
Armv8-A (64 bit) Instruction set (ISA) x86-64 (64 bit)
-- ISA extensions MMX, SSE, SSE2, SSE3
-- Socket LGA 775
None Virtualization VT-x
No AES-NI No
Windows 11 (ARM), Linux Operating systems Windows 10, Linux
06/2019 Release date Q3/2007
35 $ Release price --
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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.
Raspberry Pi 4 B (Broadcom BCM2711) Raspberry Pi 4 B (Broadcom BCM2711)
4C 4T @ 1.50 GHz
202 (80%)
Intel Core2 Duo E4300 Intel Core2 Duo E4300
2C 2T @ 1.80 GHz
251 (100%)

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.
Raspberry Pi 4 B (Broadcom BCM2711) Raspberry Pi 4 B (Broadcom BCM2711)
4C 4T @ 1.50 GHz
601 (100%)
Intel Core2 Duo E4300 Intel Core2 Duo E4300
2C 2T @ 1.80 GHz
459 (76%)

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.
Raspberry Pi 4 B (Broadcom BCM2711) Raspberry Pi 4 B (Broadcom BCM2711)
Broadcom VideoCore VI @ 0.50 GHz
32 (100%)
Intel Core2 Duo E4300 Intel Core2 Duo E4300
@ 0.00 GHz
0 (0%)

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.
Raspberry Pi 4 B (Broadcom BCM2711) Raspberry Pi 4 B (Broadcom BCM2711)
4C 4T @ 1.50 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Core2 Duo E4300 Intel Core2 Duo E4300
2C 2T @ 1.80 GHz
564 (100%)

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.
Raspberry Pi 4 B (Broadcom BCM2711) Raspberry Pi 4 B (Broadcom BCM2711)
4C 4T @ 1.50 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Core2 Duo E4300 Intel Core2 Duo E4300
2C 2T @ 1.80 GHz
280 (100%)

Devices using this processor

Raspberry Pi 4 B (Broadcom BCM2711) Intel Core2 Duo E4300
Raspberry Pi 4 B Unknown

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