Intel Atom 230 vs Intel Pentium 4 511

Comparative analysis of Intel Atom 230 and Intel Pentium 4 511 processors for all known characteristics in the following categories: Essentials, Performance, Compatibility, Security & Reliability, Advanced Technologies, Virtualization, Memory. Benchmark processor performance analysis: PassMark - Single thread mark, PassMark - CPU mark, Geekbench 4 - Single Core, Geekbench 4 - Multi-Core.

 

Differences

Reasons to consider the Intel Atom 230

  • CPU is newer: launch date 3 year(s) 2 month(s) later
  • Around 26% higher maximum core temperature: 85.2°C vs 67.7°C
  • A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor: 45 nm vs 90 nm
  • 4x more L1 cache, more data can be stored in the L1 cache for quick access later
  • 21x lower typical power consumption: 4 Watt vs 84 Watt
Launch date 1 March 2008 vs January 2005
Maximum core temperature 85.2°C vs 67.7°C
Manufacturing process technology 45 nm vs 90 nm
L1 cache 64 KB (per core) vs 16 KB
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 4 Watt vs 84 Watt

Reasons to consider the Intel Pentium 4 511

  • Around 75% higher clock speed: 2.8 GHz vs 1.6 GHz
  • 2x more L2 cache, more data can be stored in the L2 cache for quick access later
  • Around 79% better performance in Geekbench 4 - Single Core: 781 vs 436
  • Around 63% better performance in Geekbench 4 - Multi-Core: 899 vs 552
Specifications (specs)
Maximum frequency 2.8 GHz vs 1.6 GHz
L2 cache 1024 KB vs 512 KB
Benchmarks
Geekbench 4 - Single Core 781 vs 436
Geekbench 4 - Multi-Core 899 vs 552

Compare benchmarks

CPU 1: Intel Atom 230
CPU 2: Intel Pentium 4 511

Geekbench 4 - Single Core
CPU 1
CPU 2
436
781
Geekbench 4 - Multi-Core
CPU 1
CPU 2
552
899
Name Intel Atom 230 Intel Pentium 4 511
PassMark - Single thread mark 167
PassMark - CPU mark 210
Geekbench 4 - Single Core 436 781
Geekbench 4 - Multi-Core 552 899

Compare specifications (specs)

Intel Atom 230 Intel Pentium 4 511

Essentials

Architecture codename Diamondville Prescott
Launch date 1 March 2008 January 2005
Place in performance rating 2622 2102
Processor Number 230 511
Series Legacy Intel Atom® Processors Legacy Intel® Pentium® Processor
Status Discontinued Discontinued
Vertical segment Desktop Desktop

Performance

64 bit support
Base frequency 1.60 GHz 2.80 GHz
Bus Speed 533 MHz FSB 533 MHz FSB
Die size 26 mm2 112 mm2
Front-side bus (FSB) 533 MHz
L1 cache 64 KB (per core) 16 KB
L2 cache 512 KB 1024 KB
Manufacturing process technology 45 nm 90 nm
Maximum core temperature 85.2°C 67.7°C
Maximum frequency 1.6 GHz 2.8 GHz
Number of cores 1 1
Number of threads 2
Transistor count 47 million 125 million
VID voltage range 0.9V-1.1625V 1.25V-1.400V

Compatibility

Low Halogen Options Available
Max number of CPUs in a configuration 1 1
Package Size 22mm x 22mm
Sockets supported PBGA437 PLGA775
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 4 Watt 84 Watt

Security & Reliability

Execute Disable Bit (EDB)
Intel® Trusted Execution technology (TXT)

Advanced Technologies

Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® technology
FSB parity
Idle States
Instruction set extensions Intel® SSE2, Intel® SSE3, Intel® SSSE3
Intel 64
Intel® Demand Based Switching
Intel® Hyper-Threading technology
Intel® Turbo Boost technology
Thermal Monitoring

Virtualization

Intel® Virtualization Technology (VT-x)
Intel® Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d)

Memory

Supported memory types DDR1, DDR2, DDR3