AMD Athlon II X4 635 

Released January, 2010
  • 2.9 GHz
  • Quad core
5.1 Out of 10

For an extra ~$20 you get another 100MHz speed bump, which might make some of you yawn, but at least AMD is headed in the right direction.
by Legit Reviews (Feb, 2010)
Pair the Athlon II X4 635 with a motherboard like the MSI 785GM-E65 and for a little over $200.00 you can have a solid base for great computer.
by Legit Reviews (Feb, 2010)

CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of the AMD Athlon II X4 635 among desktop CPUs (over 75W)

Performance

Benchmark performance using all cores

Athlon II X4 635
4.7
FX 6300
6.0
PCMark 8 Home 3.0 Accelerated, PassMark and 1 more

Single-core Performance

Individual core benchmark performance

Athlon II X4 635
3.7
FX 6300
5.6
PassMark (Single Core), Geekbench 3 Single Core and 1 more

Integrated Graphics

Integrated GPU performance for graphics

Athlon II X4 635
0.0
FX 6300
0.0
Fire Strike

Integrated Graphics (OpenCL)

Integrated GPU performance for parallel computing

Athlon II X4 635
0.0
FX 6300
0.0
CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 4 more

Performance per Watt

How efficiently does the processor use electricity?

Athlon II X4 635
5.4
FX 6300
6.0
Fire Strike, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more

Value

Are you paying a premium for performance?

Athlon II X4 635
7.0
FX 6300
7.0
Fire Strike, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more

5.1

CPUBoss Score

Combination of all six facets

Athlon II X4 635
5.1
FX 6300
5.7

Benchmarks Real world tests of the AMD Athlon II X4 635

GeekBench 3 (Multi-core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Athlon II X4 635
5,202
FX 6300
7,871

GeekBench 3 (Single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Athlon II X4 635
1,502
FX 6300
2,053

GeekBench 3 (AES single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Athlon II X4 635
116,950 MB/s
FX 6300
2,290,000 MB/s
Core2 Quad Q6600
102,800 MB/s

GeekBench (32-bit) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Athlon II X4 635
4,953
FX 6300
7,447

GeekBench (64-bit) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Athlon II X4 635
6,696
FX 6300
8,232

GeekBench

Athlon II X4 635
6,696
FX 6300
9,503

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

Athlon II X4 635
3,264
FX 6300
6,444

PassMark (Single Core)

Athlon II X4 635
992
FX 6300
1,446

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Clock speed 2.9 GHz
Cores Quad core
Socket type AM3
Is unlocked No

features

Has a NX bit Yes
Has virtualization support Yes
Instruction set extensions
  1. MMX
  2. SSE
  3. SSE2
  4. 3DNow!
  5. SSE4a
  6. SSE3
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes

power consumption

TDP 95W
Annual home energy cost 48.4 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 137.53 $/year
Performance per watt 0.79 pt/W
Idle power consumption 79.5W
Peak power consumption 157W
Typical power consumption 137.63W

details

Architecture x86-64
Threads 4 threads
L2 cache 2 MB
L2 cache per core 0.5 MB/core
L3 cache 0.5 MB
L3 cache per core 0.13 MB/core
Manufacture process 45 nm
Max CPUs 1
Voltage range 0.85 - 1.25V
Operating temperature Unknown - 71°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 3.58 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 2.9 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.58 GHz

integrated graphics

GPU None

bus

Clock speed 2,000 MHz
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