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Front view of AMD Opteron 156

Reasons to consider the
AMD Opteron 156

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Much higher clock speed 3 GHz vs 1.8 GHz More than 65% higher clock speed
Significantly newer manufacturing process 90 nm vs 130 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
Much better overclocked clock speed (Water) 3 GHz vs 1.8 GHz More than 65% better overclocked clock speed (Water)
Better overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.14 GHz vs 2.95 GHz More than 5% better overclocked clock speed (Air)
Newer May, 2006 vs Sep, 2003 Release date over 2 years later
Front view of AMD Opteron 144

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AMD Opteron 144

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Significantly lower typical power consumption 54.44W vs 84.5W More than 35% lower typical power consumption
Significantly lower annual commercial energy cost 58.69 $/year vs 91.1 $/year More than 35% lower annual commercial energy cost
Significantly lower annual home energy cost 16.14 $/year vs 25.05 $/year More than 35% lower annual home energy cost

Features Key features of the Opteron 156  vs 144 

clock speed

Opteron 156
3 GHz
Opteron 144
1.8 GHz

L2 cache

overclocked clock speed (air)

Opteron 156
3.14 GHz
Opteron 144
2.95 GHz

overclocked clock speed (water)

Opteron 156
3 GHz
Opteron 144
1.8 GHz

TDP

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Opteron 156  vs
144 
Clock speed 3 GHz 1.8 GHz
Cores Single core Single core
Socket type
939
940

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Instruction set extensions
SSE2
MMX
SSE3
SSE
3DNow!
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

details

Opteron 156  vs
144 
Threads 1 1
L2 cache 1 MB 1 MB
L2 cache per core 1 MB/core 1 MB/core
Manufacture process 90 nm 130 nm
Max CPUs 1 1
Clock multiplier 15 9
Voltage range 1.3 - UnknownV 1.3 - UnknownV
Operating temperature 0 - 65°C 0 - 71°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 3.14 GHz 2.95 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 3 GHz 1.8 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.14 GHz 2.95 GHz

power consumption

TDP 104W 67W
Annual home energy cost 25.05 $/year 16.14 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 91.1 $/year 58.69 $/year
Typical power consumption 84.5W 54.44W
AMD Opteron 156
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AMD Opteron 144
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