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Front view of AMD Athlon II X2 220

Reasons to consider the
AMD Athlon II X2 220

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Much newer manufacturing process 45 nm vs 130 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
Much more l3 cache 0.5 MB vs 0 MB Compared to all cpus, 0.5 MB l3 cache is just OK
Much higher clock speed 2.8 GHz vs 2 GHz Around 40% higher clock speed
More cores 2 vs 1 Twice as many cores; run more applications at once
More threads 2 vs 1 Twice as many threads
Has virtualization support Yes vs No Somewhat common; Boosts performance of virtual machines
Much more l3 cache per core 0.25 MB/core vs 0 MB/core Compared to all cpus, 0.25 MB/core l3 cache per core is just OK
Significantly lower typical power consumption 52.81W vs 72.31W More than 25% lower typical power consumption
Significantly higher Maximum operating temperature 74 °C vs 70 °C More than 5% higher Maximum operating temperature
Significantly lower annual home energy cost 15.66 $/year vs 21.44 $/year More than 25% lower annual home energy cost
Significantly lower annual commercial energy cost 56.94 $/year vs 77.96 $/year More than 25% lower annual commercial energy cost
Front view of AMD Athlon 3000+

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AMD Athlon 3000+

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Much more l2 cache per core 1 MB/core vs 0.5 MB/core 2x more l2 cache per core

Features Key features of the Athlon II X2 220  vs 3000+ 

clock speed

L2 cache

L3 cache

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Athlon II X2 220  vs
3000+ 
Clock speed 2.8 GHz 2 GHz
Cores Dual core Single core
Socket type
AM3
754
Is unlocked No No

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Has virtualization support Yes No
Instruction set extensions
SSE4a
SSE2
MMX
SSE3
SSE
3DNow!
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

power consumption

TDP 65W 89W
Annual home energy cost 15.66 $/year 21.44 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 56.94 $/year 77.96 $/year
Typical power consumption 52.81W 72.31W

details

Athlon II X2 220  vs
3000+ 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 2 1
L2 cache 1 MB 1 MB
L2 cache per core 0.5 MB/core 1 MB/core
L3 cache 0.5 MB 0 MB
L3 cache per core 0.25 MB/core 0 MB/core
Manufacture process 45 nm 130 nm
Max CPUs 1 1
Operating temperature Unknown - 74°C Unknown - 70°C

integrated graphics

GPU None None
Label N/A N/A
Latest DirectX N/A N/A
Number of displays supported N/A N/A
GPU clock speed N/A N/A
Turbo clock speed N/A N/A
3DMark06 N/A N/A
AMD Athlon II X2 220
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AMD Athlon 3000+
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