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Front view of AMD Athlon 64 X2 5000+

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AMD Athlon 64 X2 5000+

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CPUBoss is not aware of any important advantages of the Athlon 64 X2 5000+ vs the Athlon 64 FX 72.

Front view of AMD Athlon 64 FX 72

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AMD Athlon 64 FX 72

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CPUBoss is not aware of any important advantages of the Athlon 64 FX 72 vs the Athlon 64 X2 5000+.

Benchmarks Real world tests of Athlon 64 X2 5000+ vs FX 72

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Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Athlon 64 X2 5000+  vs
FX 72 
Clock speed 2.6 GHz 2.8 GHz
Cores Dual core Dual core
Socket type
AM2
F

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 5000+  vs
FX 72 
Threads 2 2
L2 cache 1 MB 2 MB
L2 cache per core 0.5 MB/core 1 MB/core
Manufacture process 90 nm 90 nm
Operating temperature Unknown - 70°C Unknown - 63°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 3.13 GHz 3.05 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 3.39 GHz 2.8 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.13 GHz 3.05 GHz

power consumption

TDP 89W 125W
Annual home energy cost 21.44 $/year 30.11 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 77.96 $/year 109.5 $/year
Performance per watt 0.61 pt/W 0.59 pt/W
Typical power consumption 72.31W 101.56W
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