CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of 245e vs 240e among desktop CPUs (up to 45W)

Performance

Benchmark performance using all cores

PCMark 8 Home 3.0 Accelerated, PassMark and 1 more

Single-core Performance

Individual core benchmark performance

PassMark (Single Core), Geekbench 3 Single Core and 1 more

Integrated Graphics

Integrated GPU performance for graphics

Fire Strike

Integrated Graphics (OpenCL)

Integrated GPU performance for parallel computing

CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 4 more

Performance per Watt

How efficiently does the processor use electricity?

Fire Strike, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more

Value

Are you paying a premium for performance?

Fire Strike, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more

No winner declared

Too close to call

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of AMD Athlon II X2 245e

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AMD Athlon II X2 245e

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Front view of AMD Athlon II X2 240e

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AMD Athlon II X2 240e

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Benchmarks Real world tests of Athlon II X2 245e vs 240e

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 II X2 245e
118,650 MB/s
Athlon II X2 240e
112,000 MB/s

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

PassMark (Single Core)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Athlon II X2 245e  vs
240e 
Clock speed 2.9 GHz 2.8 GHz
Cores Dual core Dual core
Socket type
AM3
Is unlocked No No

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

power consumption

TDP 45W 45W
Annual home energy cost 10.84 $/year 54.26 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 39.42 $/year 129.91 $/year
Performance per watt 2.55 pt/W 0.74 pt/W
Typical power consumption 36.56W 138.13W

details

Athlon II X2 245e  vs
240e 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 2 2
L2 cache 2 MB 2 MB
L2 cache per core 1 MB/core 1 MB/core
L3 cache 1 MB 1 MB
L3 cache per core 0.5 MB/core 0.5 MB/core
Manufacture process 45 nm 45 nm
Max CPUs 1 1
Operating temperature Unknown - 72°C Unknown - 72°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 4.2 GHz 3.74 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 2.9 GHz 2.8 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 4.2 GHz 3.74 GHz

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

bus

Clock speed 2,000 MHz 2,000 MHz
AMD Athlon II X2 245e
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