MediaTek Dimensity 7020 vs Intel Core 2 Quad Q9500

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MediaTek Dimensity 7020 or MediaTek Dimensity 7020 – which processor offers superior performance? In this comparison, we examine disparities and assess which of these two CPUs outperforms the other. We delve into technical specifications and benchmark outcomes.
The MediaTek Dimensity 7020 features 8 processor cores and has the capability to manage 8 threads concurrently.
It was released in Q1/2023 and belongs to the 1 generation of the Mediatek Dimensity series.
The Intel Core 2 Quad Q9500 features 4 processor cores and has the capability to manage 4 threads concurrently.
It was released in Q1/2010 and belongs to the 2 generation of the Intel Core2 Quad series.
To use the Intel Core 2 Quad Q9500, you'll need a motherboard with a LGA 775 socket.
Mobile Segment Desktop / Server
1 Generation 2
Mediatek Dimensity Family Intel Core2 Quad
MediaTek Dimensity 7020 Name Intel Core 2 Quad Q9500
MediaTek Dimensity 7000 Group Intel Core 2 Quad Q8000/Q9000
 
 

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

The MediaTek Dimensity 7020 has 8 CPU cores and can calculate 8 threads in parallel.
The clock frequency of the A-Core is 2.2 GHz.
The number of CPU cores greatly affects the speed of the processor and is an important performance indicator.
Processors with hybrid (big.LITTLE) architecture strike a balance between performance and power efficiency, making them ideal for mobile devices.
The Intel Core 2 Quad Q9500 has 4 CPU cores and can calculate 4 threads in parallel.
The clock frequency of the Intel Core 2 Quad Q9500 is 2.83 GHz
8 CPU Cores 4
8 Threads 4
2.0 GHz B-Core Frequency None
None None 4x
None None 2.83 GHz
No Hyperthreading No
6x Cortex-A55 Cores B None
hybrid (big.LITTLE) Core architecture normal
2x Cortex-A76 Cores A None
No Overclocking No
2.2 GHz A-Core Frequency None
 
 

Internal Graphics

The MediaTek Dimensity 7020 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.
The Intel Core 2 Quad Q9500 does not have integrated graphics.
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Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning

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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.
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No AVC --
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Memory & PCIe

No AES-NI No
No ECC No
LPDDR4X-2133, LPDDR5-3200 Memory type DDR3-1066, DDR2-800
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4 Memory channels 2
0 bytes Max. Memory 16.0 GB
51.2 GB/s Bandwidth --
 
 

Thermal Management

TDP indicates the cooling solution needed to effectively manage the processor's heat. It generally provides an approximate indication of the actual power consumption of the CPU itself.
The processor has a thermal design power (TDP) of 95 W watts.
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None TDP (PL1 / PBP) 95 W
 
 

Technical details

The MediaTek Dimensity 7020 is manufactured using a 4 nm process.
A smaller manufacturing process indicates a more contemporary and energy-efficient CPU.
A substantial cache can significantly enhance the processor's performance, particularly in scenarios like gaming.
The Intel Core 2 Quad Q9500 is manufactured using a 45 nm process.
0 bytes L2-Cache 6.0 MB
Chiplet Chip design Monolithic
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0 bytes L3-Cache 0 bytes
None Virtualization VT-x, VT-d
Socket LGA 775
Q1/2023 Release date Q1/2010
4 nm Technology 45 nm
Cortex-A715 / Cortex-A510 Architecture Yorkfield (Penryn)
ARMv9-A64 (64 bit) Instruction set (ISA) x86-64 (64 bit)
ISA extensions SSE3, SSE4.1, MMX, SSE2
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Android Operating systems Windows 10, Linux
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