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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of AMD Athlon X2 4850e

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AMD Athlon X2 4850e

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More cores 2 vs 1 Twice as many cores; run more applications at once
More threads 2 vs 1 Twice as many threads
Front view of AMD Athlon II 170u

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AMD Athlon II 170u

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Much lower typical power consumption 16.25W vs 36.56W 2.2x lower typical power consumption
Much lower annual home energy cost 4.82 $/year vs 10.84 $/year 2.2x lower annual home energy cost
Much lower annual commercial energy cost 17.52 $/year vs 39.42 $/year 2.2x lower annual commercial energy cost

Benchmarks Real world tests of Athlon X2 4850e vs II 170u

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 X2 4850e
68,750 MB/s
Athlon II 170u
78,400 MB/s

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

PassMark (Single Core)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Athlon X2 4850e  vs
II 170u 
Clock speed 2.5 GHz 2 GHz
Cores Dual core Single 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 X2 4850e  vs
II 170u 
Threads 2 1
L2 cache 1 MB 1 MB
L2 cache per core 0.5 MB/core 1 MB/core
Manufacture process 65 nm 45 nm
Max CPUs 1 1
Operating temperature Unknown - 78°C Unknown - 80°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 3.13 GHz 3.11 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 2.5 GHz 2 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.13 GHz 3.11 GHz

power consumption

TDP 45W 20W
Annual home energy cost 10.84 $/year 4.82 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 39.42 $/year 17.52 $/year
Performance per watt 1.73 pt/W 3.3 pt/W
Typical power consumption 36.56W 16.25W
AMD Athlon X2 4850e
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