AMD Phenom II X3 B73 

First seen on June, 2012
  • 2.8 GHz
  • Tri core

Benchmarks Real world tests of the AMD Phenom II X3 B73

GeekBench 3 (Multi-core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Phenom II X3 B73

GeekBench 3 (Single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Phenom II X3 B73

GeekBench 3 (AES single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Phenom II X3 B73
113,050 MB/s
Core2 Quad Q6600
102,800 MB/s
Phenom II X3 720
119,600 MB/s

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

Phenom II X3 B73

PassMark (Single Core)

Phenom II X3 B73

Specifications Full list of technical specs


Clock speed 2.8 GHz
Cores Tri core
Socket type AM3
Is unlocked No


Has a NX bit Yes
Supports trusted computing 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

Annual home energy cost 22.89 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 83.22 $/year
Performance per watt 1.33 pt/W
Typical power consumption 77.19W


Architecture x86-64
Threads 3 threads
L2 cache 2 MB
L2 cache per core 0.67 MB/core
L3 cache 6 MB
L3 cache per core 2 MB/core
Manufacture process 45 nm
Max CPUs 1
Voltage range 0.8 - 1.43V
Operating temperature Unknown - 73°C


Overclocked clock speed 3.42 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 2.8 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.42 GHz

integrated graphics

GPU None


Clock speed 2,000 MHz
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