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Front view of AMD Athlon II X2 245

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AMD Athlon II X2 245

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Much newer manufacturing process 45 nm vs 90 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
Much better PassMark score 1,690 vs 355 More than 4.8x better PassMark score
Much better PassMark (Single core) score 974 vs 543 Around 80% better PassMark (Single core) score
Higher clock speed 2.9 GHz vs 2.6 GHz More than 10% higher clock speed
Much better overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.64 GHz vs 2.31 GHz Around 60% better overclocked clock speed (Air)
Much better overclocked clock speed (Water) 4 GHz vs 1.83 GHz Around 2.2x better overclocked clock speed (Water)
Front view of AMD Athlon 64 X2 2500+

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AMD Athlon 64 X2 2500+

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CPUBoss is not aware of any important advantages of the Athlon 64 X2 2500+ vs the Athlon II X2 245.

Benchmarks Real world tests of Athlon II X2 245 vs 64 X2 2500+

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PassMark (Single Core)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Athlon II X2 245  vs
64 X2 2500+ 
Clock speed 2.9 GHz 2.6 GHz
Cores Dual core Dual core
Socket type
AM3
462
AM2

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Has virtualization support Yes Yes
Instruction set extensions
SSE4a
SSE2
MMX
SSE3
SSE
3DNow!
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

bus

Clock speed 2,000 MHz 333 MHz

details

Athlon II X2 245  vs
64 X2 2500+ 
Threads 2 2
L2 cache 2 MB 2 MB
L2 cache per core 1 MB/core 1 MB/core
Manufacture process 45 nm 90 nm
Max CPUs 1 1

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 3.64 GHz 2.31 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 4 GHz 1.83 GHz
PassMark (Overclocked) 1,955.2 294.8
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.64 GHz 2.31 GHz

power consumption

Typical power consumption 52.81W N/A
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