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AMD Athlon 64 X2 57

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of AMD Athlon 64 X2 57

Reasons to consider the
AMD Athlon 64 X2 57

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Higher clock speed 1.9 GHz vs 1.6 GHz Around 20% higher clock speed
Better overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.1 GHz vs 2.4 GHz Around 30% better overclocked clock speed (Air)
Higher Maximum operating temperature 95 °C vs 85 °C More than 10% higher Maximum operating temperature
More cores 2 vs 1 Twice as many cores; run more applications at once
Significantly better overclocked clock speed (Water) 2.8 GHz vs 1.6 GHz Around 75% better overclocked clock speed (Water)
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Has virtualization support Yes vs No Somewhat common; Boosts performance of virtual machines
Lower typical power consumption 12.19W vs 25.19W 2.1x lower typical power consumption
More l2 cache per core 0.5 MB/core vs 0.25 MB/core 2x more l2 cache per core
Lower annual home energy cost 3.61 $/year vs 7.47 $/year 2.1x lower annual home energy cost
Lower annual commercial energy cost 13.14 $/year vs 27.16 $/year 2.1x lower annual commercial energy cost

Benchmarks Real world tests of Athlon 64 X2 57 vs 2600+

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Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Athlon 64 X2 57  vs
2600+ 
Clock speed 1.9 GHz 1.6 GHz
Cores Dual core Single core
Socket type
S1
AM2

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Has virtualization support No Yes
Instruction set extensions
SSE2
MMX
SSE3
SSE
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details

Athlon 64 X2 57  vs
2600+ 
Threads 2 1
L2 cache 0.5 MB 0.5 MB
L2 cache per core 0.25 MB/core 0.5 MB/core
Manufacture process 65 nm 65 nm
Max CPUs 1 1
Operating temperature Unknown - 95°C Unknown - 85°C

overclocking

Overclock popularity 0 0
Overclock review score 0 0
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

power consumption

TDP 31W 15W
Annual home energy cost 7.47 $/year 3.61 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 27.16 $/year 13.14 $/year
Performance per watt 1.85 pt/W 2.19 pt/W
Typical power consumption 25.19W 12.19W
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