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Front view of AMD Athlon 64 X2 57

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AMD Athlon 64 X2 57

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CPUBoss is not aware of any important advantages of the Athlon 64 X2 57 vs the A8 4555M.

Front view of AMD A8 4555M

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AMD A8 4555M

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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 57 vs A8 4555M

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 57
51,700 MB/s
A8 4555M
1,140,000 MB/s

GeekBench (32-bit) Data courtesy Primate Labs

GeekBench

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

PassMark (Single Core)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Athlon 64 X2 57  vs
A8 4555M 
Clock speed 1.9 GHz 1.6 GHz
Cores Dual core Quad core
Is unlocked No No

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Has virtualization support No Yes
Instruction set extensions
SSE4a
AVX 1.1
SSE2
F16C
MMX
XOP
AVX
SSE3
SSE
CLMUL
AMD64
SSE4.1
FMA4
FMA3
SSE4.2
CVT16
AMD-V
3DNow!
Supplemental SSE3
AES

power consumption

TDP 31W 19W
Annual home energy cost 7.47 $/year 4.58 $/year
Performance per watt 1.85 pt/W 14.16 pt/W
Typical power consumption 25.19W 15.44W

details

Athlon 64 X2 57  vs
A8 4555M 
Threads 2 4
L2 cache 0.5 MB 4 MB
L2 cache per core 0.25 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 3.1 GHz 2.4 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 2.8 GHz 1.6 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.1 GHz 2.4 GHz

integrated graphics

GPU None GPU
Label N/A Radeon™ HD 7600G
Latest DirectX N/A 11.0
GPU clock speed N/A 320 MHz
Turbo clock speed N/A 424 MHz
AMD Athlon 64 X2 57
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