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Front view of AMD Athlon II X2 245

AMD Athlon II X2 245

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of AMD Athlon X2 2350

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AMD Athlon X2 2350

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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 245

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Much more l2 cache 2 MB vs 1 MB 2x more l2 cache; more data can be stored in the l2 cache for quick access later
Much more l3 cache 1 MB vs 0.5 MB 2x more l3 cache; more data can be stored in the l3 cache for quick access later
Much higher clock speed 2.9 GHz vs 2.1 GHz Around 40% higher clock speed
Much better PassMark score 1,690 vs 1,098 Around 55% better PassMark score
Much better PassMark (Single core) score 974 vs 640 More than 50% better PassMark (Single core) score
Much better geekbench 2 (32-bit) score 2,630 vs 1,540 More than 70% better geekbench 2 (32-bit) score
Much newer manufacturing process 45 nm vs 65 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
Much higher Maximum operating temperature 74 °C vs 55 °C Around 35% higher Maximum operating temperature
Much more l2 cache per core 1 MB/core vs 0.5 MB/core 2x more l2 cache per core
Much more l3 cache per core 0.5 MB/core vs 0.25 MB/core 2x more l3 cache per core
Much better overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.64 GHz vs 3.03 GHz More than 20% better overclocked clock speed (Air)
Much better overclocked clock speed (Water) 4 GHz vs 2.1 GHz More than 90% better overclocked clock speed (Water)
Newer Jul, 2009 vs Jun, 2007 Release date over 2 years later

Benchmarks Real world tests of Athlon X2 2350 vs II X2 245

GeekBench (32-bit) Data courtesy Primate Labs

GeekBench

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

PassMark (Single Core)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Athlon X2 2350  vs
II X2 245 
Clock speed 2.1 GHz 2.9 GHz
Cores Dual core Dual core
Socket type
AM2
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 65W
Annual home energy cost 10.84 $/year 15.66 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 39.42 $/year 56.94 $/year
Performance per watt 1.3 pt/W 1.73 pt/W
Typical power consumption 36.56W 52.81W

details

Athlon X2 2350  vs
II X2 245 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 2 2
L2 cache 1 MB 2 MB
L2 cache per core 0.5 MB/core 1 MB/core
L3 cache 0.5 MB 1 MB
L3 cache per core 0.25 MB/core 0.5 MB/core
Manufacture process 65 nm 45 nm
Max CPUs 1 1
Operating temperature Unknown - 55°C Unknown - 74°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 3.03 GHz 3.64 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 2.1 GHz 4 GHz
PassMark (Overclocked) 1,570.9 1,955.2
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.03 GHz 3.64 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
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