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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of AMD Athlon 64 X2 4400+

Reasons to consider the
AMD Athlon 64 X2 4400+

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More cores 2 vs 1 Twice as many cores; run more applications at once
More threads 2 vs 1 Twice as many threads
Much better overclocked clock speed (Water) 3.13 GHz vs 2.4 GHz More than 30% better overclocked clock speed (Water)
Front view of AMD Athlon 3800+

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AMD Athlon 3800+

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Much newer manufacturing process 65 nm vs 90 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
Much more l2 cache per core 1 MB/core vs 0.5 MB/core 2x more l2 cache per core
Higher clock speed 2.4 GHz vs 2.3 GHz Around 5% higher clock speed
Significantly lower typical power consumption 36.56W vs 52.81W More than 30% lower typical power consumption
Better overclocked clock speed (Air) 2.8 GHz vs 2.75 GHz Almost the same
Significantly lower annual home energy cost 10.84 $/year vs 15.66 $/year More than 30% lower annual home energy cost
Significantly lower annual commercial energy cost 39.42 $/year vs 56.94 $/year More than 30% lower annual commercial energy cost

Benchmarks Real world tests of Athlon 64 X2 4400+ vs 3800+

GeekBench 3 (Multi-core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

GeekBench 3 (Single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

GeekBench 3 (AES single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Athlon 64 X2 4400+
85.5 MB/s
Athlon 3800+
64.55 MB/s

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Athlon 64 X2 4400+  vs
3800+ 
Clock speed 2.3 GHz 2.4 GHz
Cores Dual core Single core
Socket type
AM2
939

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Has virtualization support Yes Yes
Instruction set extensions
SSE2
MMX
SSE3
SSE
3DNow!
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

details

Athlon 64 X2 4400+  vs
3800+ 
Threads 2 1
L2 cache 1 MB 1 MB
L2 cache per core 0.5 MB/core 1 MB/core
Manufacture process 90 nm 65 nm
Max CPUs 1 1

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 2.75 GHz 2.8 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 3.13 GHz 2.4 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 2.75 GHz 2.8 GHz

power consumption

TDP 65W 45W
Annual home energy cost 15.66 $/year 10.84 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 56.94 $/year 39.42 $/year
Performance per watt 0.89 pt/W 0.73 pt/W
Typical power consumption 52.81W 36.56W
AMD Athlon 64 X2 4400+
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