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Front view of AMD Opteron 150

AMD Opteron 150

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of AMD Opteron 165 HE

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AMD Opteron 165 HE

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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
More threads 2 vs 1 Twice as many threads
Front view of AMD Opteron 150

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Much higher clock speed 2.4 GHz vs 1.8 GHz Around 35% higher clock speed
Much better performance per watt 17.67 pt/W vs 1 pt/W More than 17.5x better performance per watt
Much better overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.03 GHz vs 2 GHz More than 50% better overclocked clock speed (Air)
Much lower typical power consumption 2.44W vs 44.69W 18.3x lower typical power consumption
Much better overclocked clock speed (Water) 2.4 GHz vs 1.8 GHz Around 35% better overclocked clock speed (Water)
Much lower annual commercial energy cost 2.63 $/year vs 48.18 $/year 18.3x lower annual commercial energy cost
Much lower annual home energy cost 0.72 $/year vs 13.25 $/year 18.3x lower annual home energy cost

Benchmarks Real world tests of Opteron 165 HE vs 150

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

PassMark (Single Core)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Opteron 165 HE  vs
150 
Clock speed 1.8 GHz 2.4 GHz
Cores Dual 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 165 HE  vs
150 
Threads 2 1
L2 cache 2 MB 1 MB
L2 cache per core 1 MB/core 1 MB/core
Manufacture process 90 nm 90 nm
Max CPUs 1 1
Operating temperature 0 - 65°C 0 - 71°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 2 GHz 3.03 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 1.8 GHz 2.4 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 2 GHz 3.03 GHz

power consumption

TDP 55W 3W
Annual home energy cost 13.25 $/year 0.72 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 48.18 $/year 2.63 $/year
Performance per watt 1 pt/W 17.67 pt/W
Typical power consumption 44.69W 2.44W
AMD Opteron 165 HE
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