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Front view of AMD Athlon 4000+

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of AMD Opteron 170

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AMD Opteron 170

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Significantly 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
Significantly higher Maximum operating temperature 65 °C vs 49 °C Around 35% higher Maximum operating temperature
More cores 2 vs 1 Twice as many cores; run more applications at once
Front view of AMD Athlon 4000+

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Higher clock speed 2.4 GHz vs 2 GHz Around 20% higher clock speed
Lower typical power consumption 72.31W vs 89.38W Around 20% lower typical power consumption
Significantly better overclocked clock speed (Water) 2.9 GHz vs 2 GHz More than 45% better overclocked clock speed (Water)
Lower annual home energy cost 21.44 $/year vs 26.5 $/year Around 20% lower annual home energy cost
Lower annual commercial energy cost 77.96 $/year vs 96.36 $/year Around 20% lower annual commercial energy cost

Benchmarks Real world tests of Opteron 170 vs Athlon 4000+

GeekBench (32-bit) Data courtesy Primate Labs

GeekBench

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

PassMark (Single Core)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Opteron 170  vs
Athlon 4000+ 
Clock speed 2 GHz 2.4 GHz
Cores Dual core Single core
Socket type
939
S1
AM2
754

features

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

details

Opteron 170  vs
Athlon 4000+ 
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 Unknown - 49°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 2.91 GHz 2.97 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 2 GHz 2.9 GHz
PassMark (Overclocked) 1,282.6 1,107.7
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 2.91 GHz 2.97 GHz

power consumption

TDP 110W 89W
Annual home energy cost 26.5 $/year 21.44 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 96.36 $/year 77.96 $/year
Performance per watt 0.52 pt/W 0.51 pt/W
Typical power consumption 89.38W 72.31W
AMD Opteron 170
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