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Front view of AMD Opteron 4386

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Much more l2 cache 8 MB vs 6 MB Around 35% more l2 cache; more data can be stored in the l2 cache for quick access later
Higher clock speed 3.1 GHz vs 3 GHz Around 5% higher clock speed
Higher turbo clock speed 3.8 GHz vs 3.7 GHz Around 5% higher turbo clock speed
Much better overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.41 GHz vs 3 GHz Around 15% better overclocked clock speed (Air)
More threads 8 vs 6 2 more threads
Better overclocked clock speed (Water) 3.1 GHz vs 3 GHz Around 5% better overclocked clock speed (Water)
Front view of AMD Opteron 4332 HE

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AMD Opteron 4332 HE

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Significantly lower typical power consumption 52.81W vs 77.19W More than 30% lower typical power consumption
More l3 cache per core 1.33 MB/core vs 1 MB/core Around 35% more l3 cache per core
Significantly lower annual commercial energy cost 56.94 $/year vs 83.22 $/year More than 30% lower annual commercial energy cost
Significantly lower annual home energy cost 15.66 $/year vs 22.89 $/year More than 30% lower annual home energy cost

Benchmarks Real world tests of Opteron 4386 vs 4332 HE

GeekBench 3 (Multi-core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

GeekBench 3 (Single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

GeekBench 3 (AES single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Opteron 4386
2,200 MB/s
Opteron 4332 HE
1,700 MB/s

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Opteron 4386  vs
4332 HE 
Clock speed 3.1 GHz 3 GHz
Turbo clock speed 3.8 GHz 3.7 GHz
Cores Octa core Hexa core
Socket type
C32
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
AVX
SSE3
SSE
CLMUL
AMD64
SSE4.1
FMA4
FMA3
SSE4.2
CVT16
AMD-V
Supplemental SSE3
AES
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

power consumption

TDP 95W 65W
Annual home energy cost 22.89 $/year 15.66 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 83.22 $/year 56.94 $/year
Performance per watt 0.67 pt/W 1.62 pt/W
Typical power consumption 77.19W 52.81W

bus

Architecture HyperTransport 3.0 HyperTransport 3.0
Transfer rate 6,400 MT/s 6,400 MT/s
Clock speed 3,200 MHz 3,200 MHz

details

Opteron 4386  vs
4332 HE 
Threads 8 6
L2 cache 8 MB 6 MB
L2 cache per core 1 MB/core 1 MB/core
L3 cache 8 MB 8 MB
L3 cache per core 1 MB/core 1.33 MB/core
Manufacture process 32 nm 32 nm
Max CPUs 2 2
Clock multiplier 19 15
Operating temperature Unknown - 70.5°C Unknown - 68°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 3.41 GHz 3 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 3.1 GHz 3 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.41 GHz 3 GHz

integrated graphics

GPU None None
Label N/A N/A
Latest DirectX N/A N/A
Number of displays supported N/A N/A
GPU clock speed N/A N/A
Turbo clock speed N/A N/A
3DMark06 N/A N/A

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Memory type
DDR3
Channels Dual Channel Dual Channel
Supports ECC Yes Yes
Maximum bandwidth 12,800 MB/s 12,800 MB/s
AMD Opteron 4386
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