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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of AMD Athlon II X4 615e

Reasons to consider the
AMD Athlon II X4 615e

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More cores 4 vs 2 Twice as many cores; run more applications at once
More threads 4 vs 2 Twice as many threads
Significantly lower typical power consumption 36.56W vs 52.81W More than 30% lower typical power consumption
Significantly lower annual home energy cost 10.84 $/year vs 15.66 $/year More than 30% lower annual home energy cost
Significantly lower annual commercial energy cost 39.42 $/year vs 56.94 $/year More than 30% lower annual commercial energy cost
Front view of AMD Athlon II X2 280

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AMD Athlon II X2 280

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Much higher clock speed 3.6 GHz vs 2.5 GHz Around 45% higher clock speed
Much more l2 cache per core 1 MB/core vs 0.5 MB/core 2x more l2 cache per core
Newer Jan, 2013 vs Sep, 2010 Release date over 2 years later

Benchmarks Real world tests of Athlon II X4 615e vs X2 280

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 X4 615e
99.8 MB/s
Athlon II X2 280
144,650 MB/s

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

PassMark (Single Core)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Athlon II X4 615e  vs
X2 280 
Clock speed 2.5 GHz 3.6 GHz
Cores Quad core Dual core

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

details

Athlon II X4 615e  vs
X2 280 
Threads 4 2
L2 cache 2 MB 2 MB
L2 cache per core 0.5 MB/core 1 MB/core
Manufacture process 45 nm 45 nm
Max CPUs 1 1

power consumption

TDP 45W 65W
Annual home energy cost 10.84 $/year 15.66 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 39.42 $/year 56.94 $/year
Performance per watt 1.94 pt/W 2.14 pt/W
Typical power consumption 36.56W 52.81W
AMD Athlon II X4 615e
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AMD Athlon II X2 280
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