AMD Athlon X2 4200+ 

Released May, 2005
  • 2.2 GHz
  • Dual core
4.9 Out of 10

With nearly an extra 25 FPS or 36% performance improvement the game play was smooth as can be.
by Legit Reviews (Aug, 2006)
Legit Bottom Line: With proper cooling AMD's A64 X2 4200+ AM2 processor with the Windsor core is very overclockable and the processor can be had for roughly $184.
by Legit Reviews (Aug, 2006)

CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of the AMD Athlon X2 4200+ among desktop CPUs (over 75W)

Performance

Benchmark performance using all cores

Athlon X2 4200+
3.9
PCMark 8 Home 3.0 Accelerated, PassMark and 1 more

Single-core Performance

Individual core benchmark performance

Athlon X2 4200+
4.4
PassMark (Single Core), Geekbench 3 Single Core and 1 more

Integrated Graphics

Integrated GPU performance for graphics

Athlon X2 4200+
0.0
Fire Strike

Integrated Graphics (OpenCL)

Integrated GPU performance for parallel computing

Athlon X2 4200+
0.0
CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 4 more

Performance per Watt

How efficiently does the processor use electricity?

Athlon X2 4200+
5.4
Fire Strike, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more

Value

Are you paying a premium for performance?

Athlon X2 4200+
5.7
Fire Strike, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more

4.9

CPUBoss Score

Combination of all six facets

Athlon X2 4200+
4.9

Benchmarks Real world tests of the AMD Athlon X2 4200+

GeekBench 3 (Multi-core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Athlon X2 4200+
1,763

GeekBench 3 (Single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Athlon X2 4200+
964

GeekBench 3 (AES single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Athlon X2 4200+
66.2 MB/s
Athlon X2 6000+
81.5 MB/s

GeekBench (32-bit) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Athlon X2 4200+
1,586

GeekBench (64-bit) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Athlon X2 4200+
1,825

GeekBench

Athlon X2 4200+
2,686

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

Athlon X2 4200+
1,099

PassMark (Single Core)

Athlon X2 4200+
668

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Clock speed 2.2 GHz
Cores Dual core
Socket type
  1. AM2
  2. 939
Is unlocked No

features

Has a NX bit Yes
Has virtualization support No
Instruction set extensions
  1. MMX
  2. SSE
  3. SSE2
  4. 3DNow!
  5. SSE3
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes

power consumption

TDP 89W
Annual home energy cost 21.44 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 77.96 $/year
Performance per watt 0.67 pt/W
Typical power consumption 72.31W

details

Architecture x86-64
Threads 2 threads
L2 cache 1 MB
L2 cache per core 0.5 MB/core
L3 cache 0 MB
L3 cache per core 0 MB/core
Manufacture process 90 nm
Max CPUs 1
Operating temperature Unknown - 49°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 2.66 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 3.15 GHz
PassMark (Overclocked) 948.2
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 2.66 GHz

integrated graphics

GPU None
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