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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of AMD K6-2+ 500

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AMD K6-2+ 500

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CPUBoss is not aware of any important advantages of the K6-2+ 500 vs the Athlon 5150.

Front view of AMD Athlon 5150

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Much newer manufacturing process 28 nm vs 180 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
Much more l2 cache 2 MB vs 0.13 MB Around 15.5x more l2 cache; more data can be stored in the l2 cache for quick access later
Significantly higher clock speed 1.6 GHz vs 0.5 GHz Around 3.2x higher clock speed
Newer Dec, 2013 vs Jun, 1999 Release date over 14 years later
More cores 4 vs 1 3 more cores; run more applications at once
Significantly more l2 cache per core 0.5 MB/core vs 0.13 MB/core More than 3.8x more l2 cache per core
More threads 4 vs 1 3 more threads

Features Key features of the K6-2+ 500  vs Athlon 5150 

clock speed

K6-2+ 500
0.5 GHz
Athlon 5150
1.6 GHz

L2 cache

K6-2+ 500
0.13 MB

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

K6-2+ 500  vs
Athlon 5150 
Clock speed 0.5 GHz 1.6 GHz
Cores Single core Quad core
Socket type
Slot A
Super 7
FS1b

features

Has a NX bit No No
Instruction set extensions
SSE Family
SSE4a
SSE2
F16C
MMX
SSE4
AVX
SSE3
SSE
SSE4.1
SSE4.2
3DNow!
Supplemental SSE3
AES

details

K6-2+ 500  vs
Athlon 5150 
Threads 1 4
L2 cache 0.13 MB 2 MB
L2 cache per core 0.13 MB/core 0.5 MB/core
Manufacture process 180 nm 28 nm
Max CPUs 1 1

power consumption

Typical power consumption N/A 20.31W
AMD K6-2+ 500
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AMD Athlon 5150
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