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Intel Atom Z500 vs Intel Atom 230

Intel Atom Z500

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The Intel Atom Z500 is a single core CPU for small MIDs, netbooks, internet devices. The performance is very low and therefore only some applications with low CPU demand may run fluently (e.g., email, simple word processing). The Z500 is specified with a TDP of only 0.65W but the US15W chipset needs 2.3W. 

The Atom Z500 supports HyperThreading to execute 2 Threads with the single processor core. However, 64 Bit instructions are not supported.

Furthermore, the Atom Z500 supports the following power saving features:

  • C1/AutoHalt state
  • C1/MWAIT state
  • Enhanced HALT state
  • Stop Grant state
  • Enhanced Stop Grant state
  • Sleep state Deep Sleep state
  • Deeper Sleep state
  • Enhanced Deeper Sleep state
  • C5 state Deep Power-down technology
  • Enhanced SpeedStep technology

Intel Atom 230

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The Intel Atom 230 is a small and cheap CPU for small desktops (Nettops). It is similar to the Atom N270, but lacks Speedstep and features a higher TDP.

Due to the "in-order" Architecture of the Atom series, the 230 is slower than similar clocked Core 2 Duo processors and only suited for low demanding tasks. The Atom 230 support Hyperthreading.

ModelIntel Atom Z500Intel Atom 230
SeriesIntel AtomIntel Atom
CodenameSilverthorneSilverthorne
Series: Atom Silverthorne
Intel Atom Z560 compare2.13 GHz1 / 2
Intel Atom Z550 compare2 GHz1 / 2
Intel Atom Z540 compare1.83 GHz1 / 2
Intel Atom 2301.6 GHz1 / 2
Intel Atom Z530 compare1.6 GHz1 / 2
Intel Atom Z520 compare1.33 GHz1 / 2
Intel Atom Z510 compare1.1 GHz1 / 1
» Intel Atom Z5000.8 GHz1 / 1
Intel Atom Z560 compare2.13 GHz1 / 2
Intel Atom Z550 compare2 GHz1 / 2
Intel Atom Z540 compare1.83 GHz1 / 2
» Intel Atom 2301.6 GHz1 / 2
Intel Atom Z530 compare1.6 GHz1 / 2
Intel Atom Z520 compare1.33 GHz1 / 2
Intel Atom Z510 compare1.1 GHz1 / 1
Intel Atom Z5000.8 GHz1 / 1
Clock800 MHz1600 MHz
FSB400533
L1 Cache56 KB
L2 Cache512 KB512 KB
Cores / Threads1 / 11 / 2
TDP0.65 Watt4 Watt
Transistors47 Million47 Million
45 nm0.8-1.1V45 nm0.9-1.162V
Die Size26 mm226 mm2
max. Temp.90 °C85.2 °C
SocketPBGA441PBGA437
FeatureseXBit, Hyper Threading, Enhanced Speedstep, SSE3MMX, SSE, SSE2, SSE3, SSSE3, EM64T, HHT
Architecturex86x86
$45 U.S.
Announced
ManufacturerIntel Atom Z500Intel Atom 230

Benchmarks

Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Single (32bit)
100%
1 230 +
557 Points (5%)
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Multi (32bit)
100%
1 230 +
851 Points (1%)
wPrime 2.10 - wPrime 2.0 32m *
100%
1 Z500 +
115 s (23%)
wPrime 1.55 - wPrime 1.55 1024m *
100%
1 230 +
5606 s (22%)
wPrime 1.55 - wPrime 1.55 32m *
100%
1 230 +
173 s (91%)
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 1M - Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 1M *
100%
1 230 +
93 s (20%)
Super Pi Mod 1.5 XS 32M - Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 32M *
100%
1 230 +
3616 s (16%)
PCMark 05 - PCMark 05 - Standard
100%
1 230 +
1718 Points (11%)

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