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Front view of AMD E2 1800

Reasons to consider the
AMD E2 1800

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Newer manufacturing process 32 nms vs 90 nms A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
Has a built-in GPU Yes vs No Somewhat common; A separate graphics adapter is not required
Much higher Maximum Operating Temperature 100 °C vs 55 °C More than 80% higher Maximum Operating Temperature
Lower typical power consumption 14.63W vs 36.56W 2.5x lower typical power consumption
Better performance per watt 8.15 pt/W vs 2.45 pt/W More than 3.2x better performance per watt
More l3 cache per core 0.25 MB/core vs 0 MB/core Compared to all cpus, 0.25 MB/core l3 cache per core is just OK
Lower annual commercial energy cost 15.77 $/year vs 39.42 $/year 2.5x lower annual commercial energy cost
Lower annual home energy cost 4.34 $/year vs 10.84 $/year 2.5x lower annual home energy cost
Front view of AMD Athlon 1600

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AMD Athlon 1600

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Higher clock speed 2.2 GHz vs 1.7 GHz Around 30% higher clock speed
Much more l2 cache per core 1 MB/core vs 0.5 MB/core 2x more l2 cache per core

Benchmarks Real world tests of E2 1800 vs Athlon 1600

GeekBench (32-bit)

E2 1800


E2 1800
Athlon 1600

Specifications Full list of technical specs


E2 1800  vs
Athlon 1600 
Clock speed 1.7 GHz 2.2 GHz
Cores Dual core Single core
Is unlocked No No
Is hyperthreaded No No


Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Has virtualization support Yes Yes
Supplemental SSE3

power consumption

TDP 18W 45W
Annual home energy cost 4.34 $/year 10.84 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 15.77 $/year 39.42 $/year
Performance per watt 8.15 pt/W 2.45 pt/W
Typical power consumption 14.63W 36.56W


E2 1800  vs
Athlon 1600 
Threads 2 1
L2 cache 1 MB 1 MB
L2 cache per core 0.5 MB/core 1 MB/core
L3 cache 0.5 MB 0 MB
L3 cache per core 0.25 MB/core 0 MB/core
Manufacture process 32 nms 90 nms
Max CPUs 1 1
Operating temperature Unknown - 100°C Unknown - 55°C


Label Radeon™ HD 7340 N/A
Latest DirectX 11.0 N/A
AMD E2 1800
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