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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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Features Key features of the Athlon 64 X2 42  vs 2700+ 

clock speed

L2 cache

overclocked clock speed (air)

Athlon 64 X2 42
2.11 GHz
Athlon 64 2700+
1.6 GHz

overclocked clock speed (water)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Athlon 64 X2 42  vs
2700+ 
Clock speed 1.6 GHz 1.6 GHz
Cores Dual core Single core
Socket type
S1
754

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Instruction set extensions
SSE2
MMX
SSE3
SSE
3DNow!

details

Athlon 64 X2 42  vs
2700+ 
Threads 2 1
L2 cache 1 MB 0.5 MB
L2 cache per core 0.5 MB/core 0.5 MB/core
Manufacture process 65 nm 90 nm
Max CPUs 1 1
Operating temperature Unknown - 95°C Unknown - 95°C

overclocking

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

power consumption

TDP 20W 35W
Annual home energy cost 4.82 $/year 8.43 $/year
Typical power consumption 16.25W 28.44W
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