Intel Atom Z3740 vs Intel Atom Z3680D vs Intel Atom Z3740D

Intel Atom Z3740

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The Intel Atom Z3740 is a power efficient quad-core SoC for Windows and Android tablets. It is clocked at 1.33 - 1.86 GHz and part of the Bay Trail-T platform. Thanks to the specially optimized 22 nanometer low-power process (P1271) with tri-gate transistors, performance and energy efficiency have been significantly improved compared to its predecessor.

Architecture

The processor cores are based on the new Silvermont architecture, which is an out-of-order design for the first time. The increased utilization of the pipeline and many other improvements (optimized branch prediction, increased buffers, enhanced decoders) have increased the performance per clock by about 50 percent. At the same time, however, the Hyper-Threading feature of the previous generation has been removed. Other major changes are the support for new instruction set extensions such as SSE 4.1 and 4.2 as well as AES-NI (depending on the model).

Performance

Thanks to 4 CPU cores and the improved performance per clock, the Z3740 is significantly faster than previous Intel Atoms, e.g. the Z2760. According to our benchmarks, the Z3740 competes with Temash and Kabini APUs like the AMD A6-1450 and A4-5000. For everyday tasks such as Internet or Office the performance is adequate, but not for very complex software or modern games.

Graphics

The HD Graphics (Bay Trail) is based on the Intel Gen7 architecture, which supports DirectX 11 and is also found in the Ivy Bridge series (e.g. HD Graphics 4000). With only 4 EUs (Execution Units) and a relatively low clock speed of up to 667 MHz, the GPU is even slower than the HD Graphics (Ivy Bridge). Therefore, only older and less demanding Windows games like World of Warcraft or Fifa will run fluently. However, video acceleration and display resolutions up to 2560 x 1600 pixels are no problem for the chip.

Power Consumption

The entire SoC is rated at an SDP of 2 watts, which indicates a TDP of less than 4 watts. Thus, the chip can be used in passively cooled tablets.

Intel Atom Z3680D

► remove Intel Z3680D

The Intel Atom Z3680D is a power-efficient dual-core SoC for Windows and Android tablets. It is clocked at 1.33 - 2.0 GHz and is part of the Bay Trail-T platform. Thanks to the specially optimized 22nm low-power design process (P1271) with Tri-Gate transistors, performance and energy efficiency have been significantly improved compared to its predecessor. In contrast to the Z3680, the Z3680D offers a different memory controller and a lower display resolution.

Architecture

The processor cores are based on the new Silvermont architecture, which is an out-of-order design for the first time. The increased utilization of the pipeline and many other improvements (optimized branch prediction, increased buffers, and enhanced decoders) have increased the performance per clock by about 50 percent. At the same time, however, the Hyper-Threading feature of the previous generation has been removed. Other major additions are the support for new instruction set extensions such as SSE 4.1 and 4.2 as well as AES-NI (depending on the model).

Performance

Thanks to the improved performance per clock, the Z3680D is faster than previous Intel Atoms like the Z2760. Presumably, the Z3680D even competes with AMD APUs like the AMD A4-4355M. For simple everyday tasks such as Internet or Office the performance is adequate, but not for complex software or modern games.

Graphics

The HD Graphics (Bay Trail) is based on the Intel Gen7 architecture, which supports DirectX 11 and is also found in the Ivy Bridge series (e.g. HD Graphics 4000). With only 4 EUs (Execution Units) and a relatively low clock speed of up to 688 MHz, the GPU is even slower than the HD Graphics (Ivy Bridge). Therefore, only older and less demanding Windows games will run fluently. However, video acceleration and display resolutions up to 1920 x 1200 pixels are no problem for the chip.

Power Consumption

The entire SoC should be rated at an SDP of about 2 W, which would indicate a TDP of less than 4 W. Thus, the chip can be used in passively cooled tablets.

Intel Atom Z3740D

► remove Intel Z3740D

The Intel Atom Z3740D is a power-efficient quad-core SoC for Windows and Android tablets. It is clocked at 1.33 - 1.83 GHz and is part of the Bay Trail-T platform. Thanks to the specially optimized 22nm low-power design process (P1271) with Tri-Gate transistors, performance and energy efficiency have been significantly improved compared to its predecessor. In contrast to the Z3740, the Z3740D only offers a single-channel memory controller and a lower display resolution.

Architecture

The processor cores are based on the new Silvermont architecture, which is an out-of-order design for the first time. The increased utilization of the pipeline and many other improvements (optimized branch prediction, increased buffers, and enhanced decoders) have increased the performance per clock by about 50 percent. At the same time, however, the Hyper-Threading feature of the previous generation has been removed. Other major additions are the support for new instruction set extensions such as SSE 4.1 and 4.2 as well as AES-NI (depending on the model).

Performance

Thanks to 4 CPU cores and the improved performance per clock, the Z3740D is significantly faster than previous Intel Atoms like the Z2760. According to our benchmarks, the Z3740D even competes with AMDs Temash and Kabini APUs like the A6-1450 and A4-5000. For everyday tasks such as Internet or Office the performance is adequate, but not for very complex software or modern games.

Graphics

The HD Graphics (Bay Trail) is based on the Intel Gen7 architecture, which supports DirectX 11 and is also found in the Ivy Bridge series (e.g. HD Graphics 4000). With only 4 EUs (Execution Units) and a relatively low clock speed of up to 688 MHz, the GPU is even slower than the HD Graphics (Ivy Bridge). Therefore, only older and less demanding Windows games like World of Warcraft or Fifa will run fluently. However, video acceleration and display resolutions up to 1920 x 1200 pixels are no problem for the chip.

Power Consumption

The entire SoC is rated at an SDP of 2.2 W, which indicates a TDP of less than 4 W. Thus, the chip can be used in passively cooled tablets.

Intel Atom Z3740Intel Atom Z3680DIntel Atom Z3740D
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Bay Trail-TBay Trail-TBay Trail-T
: Atom Bay Trail-T
Intel Atom Z37951.59 - 2.39 GHz4 / 4
Intel Atom Z37851.49 - 2.41 GHz4 / 4
Intel Atom Z37751.46 - 2.39 GHz4 / 4
Intel Atom Z3775D1.49 - 2.41 GHz4 / 4
Intel Atom Z37701.46 - 2.4 GHz4 / 4
Intel Atom Z3770D1.5 - 2.41 GHz4 / 4
Intel Atom Z3736F1.33 - 2.16 GHz4 / 4
Intel Atom Z3736G1.33 - 2.16 GHz4 / 4
Intel Atom Z37451.33 - 1.86 GHz4 / 4
Intel Atom Z3745D1.33 - 1.83 GHz4 / 4
» Intel Atom Z37401.33 - 1.86 GHz4 / 4
Intel Atom Z3740D1.33 - 1.83 GHz4 / 4
Intel Atom Z3735D1.33 - 1.83 GHz4 / 4
Intel Atom Z3735E1.33 - 1.83 GHz4 / 4
Intel Atom Z3735F1.33 - 1.83 GHz4 / 4
Intel Atom Z3735G1.33 - 1.83 GHz4 / 4
Intel Atom Z36801.33 - 2 GHz2 / 2
Intel Atom Z3680D1.33 - 2 GHz2 / 2
Intel Atom Z37951.59 - 2.39 GHz4 / 4
Intel Atom Z37851.49 - 2.41 GHz4 / 4
Intel Atom Z37751.46 - 2.39 GHz4 / 4
Intel Atom Z3775D1.49 - 2.41 GHz4 / 4
Intel Atom Z37701.46 - 2.4 GHz4 / 4
Intel Atom Z3770D1.5 - 2.41 GHz4 / 4
Intel Atom Z3736F1.33 - 2.16 GHz4 / 4
Intel Atom Z3736G1.33 - 2.16 GHz4 / 4
Intel Atom Z37451.33 - 1.86 GHz4 / 4
Intel Atom Z3745D1.33 - 1.83 GHz4 / 4
Intel Atom Z37401.33 - 1.86 GHz4 / 4
Intel Atom Z3740D1.33 - 1.83 GHz4 / 4
Intel Atom Z3735D1.33 - 1.83 GHz4 / 4
Intel Atom Z3735E1.33 - 1.83 GHz4 / 4
Intel Atom Z3735F1.33 - 1.83 GHz4 / 4
Intel Atom Z3735G1.33 - 1.83 GHz4 / 4
Intel Atom Z36801.33 - 2 GHz2 / 2
» Intel Atom Z3680D1.33 - 2 GHz2 / 2
Intel Atom Z37951.59 - 2.39 GHz4 / 4
Intel Atom Z37851.49 - 2.41 GHz4 / 4
Intel Atom Z37751.46 - 2.39 GHz4 / 4
Intel Atom Z3775D1.49 - 2.41 GHz4 / 4
Intel Atom Z37701.46 - 2.4 GHz4 / 4
Intel Atom Z3770D1.5 - 2.41 GHz4 / 4
Intel Atom Z3736F1.33 - 2.16 GHz4 / 4
Intel Atom Z3736G1.33 - 2.16 GHz4 / 4
Intel Atom Z37451.33 - 1.86 GHz4 / 4
Intel Atom Z3745D1.33 - 1.83 GHz4 / 4
Intel Atom Z37401.33 - 1.86 GHz4 / 4
» Intel Atom Z3740D1.33 - 1.83 GHz4 / 4
Intel Atom Z3735D1.33 - 1.83 GHz4 / 4
Intel Atom Z3735E1.33 - 1.83 GHz4 / 4
Intel Atom Z3735F1.33 - 1.83 GHz4 / 4
Intel Atom Z3735G1.33 - 1.83 GHz4 / 4
Intel Atom Z36801.33 - 2 GHz2 / 2
Intel Atom Z3680D1.33 - 2 GHz2 / 2
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Intel HD Graphics (Bay Trail, 311 - 667 MHz), Quick Sync, Wireless Display, Clear Video HD, Intel 64, SSE 4.1, SSE 4.2, AES-NI, Secure Key, Anti-Theft, Identify-Protection, max. 4 GB Dual-Channel LPDDR3-1067Intel HD Graphics (Bay Trail, max. 688 MHz), Intel 64, SSE 4.1, SSE 4.2, AES-NI, max. 2 GB Single-Channel DDR3L-RS 1333, Quick SyncIntel HD Graphics (Bay Trail, 313 - 688 MHz), Quick Sync, Wireless Display, Clear Video HD, Intel 64, SSE 4.1, SSE 4.2, AES-NI, Secure Key, Anti-Theft, Identify-Protection, max. 2 GB Single-Channel DDR3L-RS 1333, Quick Sync
iGPUIntel HD Graphics (Bay Trail) (311 - 667 MHz)Intel HD Graphics (Bay Trail) (313 - 688 MHz)Intel HD Graphics (Bay Trail) (313 - 688 MHz)
Architecturex86x86x86
$32 U.S.$32 U.S.
Intel Atom Z3740Intel Atom Z3740D

Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Single (32bit)
100%
1 Z3740 +
min: 940     avg: 957     median: 963 (9%)     max: 971
100%
1 Z3740D +
min: 685     avg: 895     median: 963 (9%)     max: 968
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Multi (32bit)
100%
1 Z3740 +
min: 3334     avg: 3368     median: 3380 (6%)     max: 3390
95%
1 Z3740D +
min: 2442     avg: 3047     median: 3222.5 (5%)     max: 3301
wPrime 2.10 - wPrime 2.0 1024m *
100%
1 Z3740 +
909 s (11%)
99%
1 Z3740D +
1002 s (12%)
wPrime 2.10 - wPrime 2.0 32m *
100%
1 Z3740 +
29 s (6%)
99%
1 Z3740D +
31.9 s (6%)
WinRAR - WinRAR 4.0
100%
1 Z3740 +
1569 (10%)
99%
1 Z3740D +
min: 1378     avg: 1557     median: 1556.5 (10%)     max: 1735
X264 HD Benchmark 4.0 - x264 Pass 2
100%
1 Z3740D +
7.8 fps (4%)
X264 HD Benchmark 4.0 - x264 Pass 1
100%
1 Z3740D +
31.9 fps (9%)
97%
1 Z3740D +
0.1 GB/s (0%)
TrueCrypt - TrueCrypt Twofish
100%
1 Z3740 +
min: 0.158     avg: 0.2     median: 0.2 (0%)     max: 0.159 GB/s
97%
1 Z3740D +
0.2 GB/s (0%)
TrueCrypt - TrueCrypt AES
100%
1 Z3740 +
min: 0.724     avg: 0.7     median: 0.7 (0%)     max: 0.734 GB/s
96%
1 Z3740D +
0.7 GB/s (0%)
3DMark 06 - CPU - 3DMark 06 - CPU
100%
1 Z3740 +
min: 1763     avg: 1827     median: 1838 (10%)     max: 1880 Points
99%
1 Z3740D +
1827 Points (10%)
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 1M - Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 1M *
100%
1 Z3740 +
min: 22     avg: 24.5     median: 24.5 (5%)     max: 27 s
95%
1 Z3740D +
min: 45.14     avg: 45.6     median: 45.6 (10%)     max: 46.078 s
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 2M - Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 2M *
100%
1 Z3740 +
min: 61     avg: 80     median: 80 (3%)     max: 99 s
99%
1 Z3740D +
min: 98.297     avg: 99.4     median: 99.4 (4%)     max: 100.5 s
Super Pi Mod 1.5 XS 32M - Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 32M *
100%
1 Z3740 +
min: 1566     avg: 1847     median: 1847 (8%)     max: 2128 s
99%
1 Z3740D +
min: 2106.39     avg: 2122     median: 2122 (9%)     max: 2137.62 s
SiSoft Sandra Dhrystone (MIPS) - SiSoft Sandra Dhrystone (MIPS)
100%
1 Z3740D +
19790 MIPS (9%)
SiSoft Sandra Whetstone (MFLOPS) - SiSoft Sandra Whetstone (MFLOPS)
100%
1 Z3740D +
9280 MFLOPS (7%)
3DMark Vantage - 3DM Vant. Perf. CPU no Physx
100%
1 Z3740 +
4037 Points (5%)
3DMark 11 - 3DM11 Performance Physics
100%
1 Z3740 +
min: 1141     avg: 1234     median: 1234 (5%)     max: 1327 Points
103%
1 Z3740D +
min: 1049     avg: 1233     median: 1266.5 (5%)     max: 1350 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Physics
100%
1 Z3740 +
min: 9768     avg: 14295     median: 15537 (10%)     max: 16336 Points
96%
1 Z3740D +
14993 Points (10%)
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Unlimited Physics
100%
1 Z3740D +
12461 Points (13%)
3DMark - 3DMark Cloud Gate Physics
100%
1 Z3740 +
min: 1176     avg: 1239     median: 1248 (3%)     max: 1283 Points
102%
1 Z3740D +
1269 Points (3%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Stream
100%
1 Z3740 +
min: 2295     avg: 2304     median: 2302 (19%)     max: 2317 Points
99%
1 Z3740D +
2282 Points (18%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Memory
100%
1 Z3740 +
min: 2069     avg: 2082     median: 2077 (19%)     max: 2103 Points
100%
1 Z3740D +
2068 Points (19%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Floating Point
100%
1 Z3740 +
min: 2598     avg: 2610     median: 2609.5 (5%)     max: 2621 Points
100%
1 Z3740D +
2602 Points (5%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Integer
100%
1 Z3740 +
min: 2942     avg: 2956     median: 2950 (6%)     max: 2980 Points
100%
1 Z3740D +
2939 Points (6%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Total Score
100%
1 Z3740 +
min: 2586     avg: 2594     median: 2591.5 (7%)     max: 2607 Points
100%
1 Z3740D +
2581 Points (7%)
Geekbench 3 - Geekbench 3 32 Bit Multi-Core
100%
1 Z3740 +
2617 (5%)
Geekbench 3 - Geekbench 3 32 Bit Single-Core
100%
1 Z3740 +
792 (16%)
Mozilla Kraken 1.1 - Kraken 1.1 Total Score *
100%
1 Z3740 +
5745 ms (10%)
Sunspider - Sunspider 1.0 Total Score *
100%
1 Z3740 +
min: 394.7     avg: 504     median: 550.1 (6%)     max: 567 ms
100%
1 Z3740D +
min: 423.6     avg: 671     median: 586 (6%)     max: 1002 ms

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