AMD Phenom X4 9700 

First seen on January, 2013
  • 2.4 GHz
  • Quad core
8.9 Out of 10

CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of the AMD Phenom X4 9700 among desktop CPUs (over 75W)

Performance

Benchmark performance using all cores

Phenom X4 9700
5.8
FX 8350
8.8
PCMark 8 Home 3.0 Accelerated, PassMark and 1 more

Single-core Performance

Individual core benchmark performance

Phenom X4 9700
10.0
FX 8350
7.2
PassMark (Single Core), Geekbench 3 Single Core and 1 more

Integrated Graphics

Integrated GPU performance for graphics

Phenom X4 9700
n.d.
FX 8350
0.0
Fire Strike

Integrated Graphics (OpenCL)

Integrated GPU performance for parallel computing

Phenom X4 9700
7.2
FX 8350
0.0
CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 4 more

Performance per Watt

How efficiently does the processor use electricity?

Phenom X4 9700
7.8
FX 8350
5.3
Fire Strike, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more

Value

Are you paying a premium for performance?

Phenom X4 9700
n.d.
FX 8350
6.1
Fire Strike, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more

8.9

CPUBoss Score

Combination of all six facets

Phenom X4 9700
8.9
FX 8350
5.6

Benchmarks Real world tests of the AMD Phenom X4 9700

CompuBench 1.5 (Bitcoin mining) Data courtesy CompuBench

Phenom X4 9700
89.72 mHash/s
FX 8350
n.d.

CompuBench 1.5 (Face detection)

Phenom X4 9700
19.76 mPixels/s
FX 8350
n.d.

CompuBench 1.5 (Ocean surface simulation) Data courtesy CompuBench

Phenom X4 9700
254.94 fps
FX 8350
n.d.

CompuBench 1.5 (T-Rex) Data courtesy CompuBench

Phenom X4 9700
1.64 fps
FX 8350
n.d.

CompuBench 1.5 (Video composition) Data courtesy CompuBench

Phenom X4 9700
29.42 fps
FX 8350
n.d.

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

Phenom X4 9700
5,605
FX 8350
9,134
Core i7 920
4,958

PassMark (Single Core)

Phenom X4 9700
1,770
Core i7 920
1,164
FX 8350
1,525

Reviews Word on the street for the AMD Phenom X4 9700

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Clock speed 2.4 GHz
Cores Quad core

features

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

bus

Clock speed 2,000 MHz

details

Threads 4 threads
L2 cache 2 MB
L2 cache per core 0.5 MB/core
L3 cache 2 MB
L3 cache per core 0.5 MB/core
Manufacture process 65 nm
Max CPUs 1
Operating temperature Unknown - 61°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 3.73 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 3.5 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.73 GHz

power consumption

TDP 125W
Annual home energy cost 30.11 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 109.5 $/year
Performance per watt 3.05 pt/W
Typical power consumption 101.56W
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