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AMD Opteron 2393 SE

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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
More l3 cache 6 MB vs 0.5 MB 12x more l3 cache; more data can be stored in the l3 cache for quick access later
Supports more CPUs in SMP configuration 2 vs 1 Twice as many CPUs in SMP configuration
Much more l3 cache per core 1.5 MB/core vs 0.25 MB/core 6x more l3 cache per core
More cores 4 vs 2 Twice as many cores; run more applications at once
More threads 4 vs 2 Twice as many threads
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Has a built-in GPU Yes vs No Somewhat common; A separate graphics adapter is not required
Much newer manufacturing process 32 nm vs 45 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
Higher clock speed 3.4 GHz vs 3.1 GHz Around 10% higher clock speed
Much lower typical power consumption 52.81W vs 85.31W Around 40% lower typical power consumption
Much better performance per watt 7.32 pt/W vs 1.03 pt/W More than 7x better performance per watt
Much better overclocked clock speed (Air) 4.49 GHz vs 3.1 GHz Around 45% better overclocked clock speed (Air)
Higher Maximum operating temperature 70 °C vs 55 °C More than 25% higher Maximum operating temperature
Newer Oct, 2012 vs Apr, 2009 Release date over 3 years later
Slightly better PassMark (Single core) score 1,252 vs 1,119 More than 10% better PassMark (Single core) score
Much lower annual home energy cost 15.66 $/year vs 25.29 $/year Around 40% lower annual home energy cost
Much lower annual commercial energy cost 56.94 $/year vs 91.98 $/year Around 40% lower annual commercial energy cost
Better overclocked clock speed (Water) 3.4 GHz vs 3.1 GHz Around 10% better overclocked clock speed (Water)

Benchmarks Real world tests of Opteron 2393 SE vs A4 5300

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

A4 5300
1,999

PassMark (Single Core)

A4 5300
1,252

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Opteron 2393 SE  vs
A4 5300 
Clock speed 3.1 GHz 3.4 GHz
Cores Quad core Dual core
Is unlocked No No

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Has virtualization support Yes Yes
Instruction set extensions
SSE4a
AVX 1.1
SSE2
F16C
MMX
XOP
SSE3
SSE
CLMUL
AMD64
SSE4.1
FMA4
SSE4.2
CVT16
AMD-V
3DNow!
AES
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

power consumption

TDP 105W 65W
Annual home energy cost 25.29 $/year 15.66 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 91.98 $/year 56.94 $/year
Performance per watt 1.03 pt/W 7.32 pt/W
Typical power consumption 85.31W 52.81W

details

Opteron 2393 SE  vs
A4 5300 
Threads 4 2
L2 cache 2 MB 1 MB
L2 cache per core 0.5 MB/core 0.5 MB/core
L3 cache 6 MB 0.5 MB
L3 cache per core 1.5 MB/core 0.25 MB/core
Manufacture process 45 nm 32 nm
Max CPUs 2 1
Voltage range 1.32 - UnknownV 0.82 - 1.48V
Operating temperature 0 - 55°C Unknown - 70°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 3.1 GHz 4.49 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 3.1 GHz 3.4 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.1 GHz 4.49 GHz

integrated graphics

GPU None GPU
Label N/A Radeon™ HD 7480D
Latest DirectX N/A 11.0
GPU clock speed N/A 723 MHz
AMD Opteron 2393 SE
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