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Front view of AMD Athlon 64 X2 42

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AMD Athlon 64 X2 42

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CPUBoss is not aware of any important advantages of the Athlon 64 X2 42 vs the A4 3300M.

Front view of AMD A4 3300M

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Has a built-in GPU Yes vs No Somewhat common; A separate graphics adapter is not required
Has virtualization support Yes vs No Somewhat common; Boosts performance of virtual machines

Benchmarks Real world tests of Athlon 64 X2 42 vs A4 3300M

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PassMark (Single Core)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Athlon 64 X2 42  vs
A4 3300M 
Clock speed 1.6 GHz 1.9 GHz
Cores Dual core Dual core
Is unlocked No No

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Has virtualization support No Yes
Instruction set extensions
SSE4a
SSE2
MMX
SSE3
SSE
AMD64
AMD-V
3DNow!

power consumption

TDP 20W 35W
Annual home energy cost 4.82 $/year 8.43 $/year
Performance per watt 2.21 pt/W 2.61 pt/W
Typical power consumption 16.25W 28.44W

details

Athlon 64 X2 42  vs
A4 3300M 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 2 2
L2 cache 1 MB 2 MB
L2 cache per core 0.5 MB/core 1 MB/core
Manufacture process 65 nm 32 nm
Max CPUs 1 1
Operating temperature Unknown - 95°C Unknown - 100°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 2.11 GHz 2.82 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 1.6 GHz 1.9 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 2.11 GHz 2.82 GHz

integrated graphics

GPU None GPU
Label N/A Radeon™ HD 6480G
Latest DirectX N/A 11.0
GPU clock speed N/A 444 MHz
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