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AMD Opteron 6136

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Front view of AMD Opteron 6136

Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of AMD Opteron 6136

Reasons to consider the
AMD Opteron 6136

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Much newer manufacturing process 45 nm vs 130 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
Much more l2 cache 4 MB vs 0.25 MB 16x more l2 cache; more data can be stored in the l2 cache for quick access later
Significantly higher clock speed 2.4 GHz vs 1.6 GHz Around 50% higher clock speed
Supports more CPUs in SMP configuration 4 vs 1 3 supports more CPUs in SMP configuration
More cores 8 vs 1 7 more cores; run more applications at once
More threads 8 vs 1 7 more threads
Better PassMark score 4,631 vs 365 Around 12.8x better PassMark score
More l2 cache per core 0.5 MB/core vs 0.25 MB/core 2x more l2 cache per core
Better overclocked clock speed (Air) 2.4 GHz vs 1.97 GHz More than 20% better overclocked clock speed (Air)
Better performance per watt 1.44 pt/W vs 0.63 pt/W More than 2.2x better performance per watt
Better overclocked clock speed (Water) 2.4 GHz vs 1.6 GHz Around 50% better overclocked clock speed (Water)
Front view of AMD K8 Athlon XP-M 3000+

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AMD K8 Athlon XP-M 3000+

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Much lower typical power consumption 50.38W vs 93.44W More than 45% lower typical power consumption
Much higher Maximum operating temperature 95 °C vs 55 °C Around 75% higher Maximum operating temperature
Much lower annual home energy cost 14.94 $/year vs 27.7 $/year More than 45% lower annual home energy cost
Much lower annual commercial energy cost 54.31 $/year vs 100.74 $/year More than 45% lower annual commercial energy cost

Benchmarks Real world tests of Opteron 6136 vs K8 Athlon XP-M 3000+

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

PassMark (Single Core)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Opteron 6136  vs
K8 Athlon XP-M 3000+ 
Clock speed 2.4 GHz 1.6 GHz
Cores Octa core Single core
Socket type
G34
462
754

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Instruction set extensions
SSE4a
SSE2
MMX
SSE3
SSE
3DNow!

bus

Clock speed 3,200 MHz 266 MHz

details

Opteron 6136  vs
K8 Athlon XP-M 3000+ 
Threads 8 1
L2 cache 4 MB 0.25 MB
L2 cache per core 0.5 MB/core 0.25 MB/core
Manufacture process 45 nm 130 nm
Max CPUs 4 1
Operating temperature Unknown - 55°C Unknown - 95°C

overclocking

Overclock popularity 0 1
Overclocked clock speed 2.4 GHz 1.97 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 2.4 GHz 1.6 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 2.4 GHz 1.97 GHz

power consumption

TDP 115W 62W
Annual home energy cost 27.7 $/year 14.94 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 100.74 $/year 54.31 $/year
Performance per watt 1.44 pt/W 0.63 pt/W
Typical power consumption 93.44W 50.38W
AMD Opteron 6136
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