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Front view of AMD Opteron 8379 HE

Reasons to consider the
AMD Opteron 8379 HE

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Much higher clock speed 2.4 GHz vs 2 GHz Around 20% higher clock speed
Much lower typical power consumption 44.69W vs 93.44W 2.1x lower typical power consumption
Supports more CPUs in SMP configuration 8 vs 4 Twice as many CPUs in SMP configuration
Much better overclocked clock speed (Air) 2.4 GHz vs 2.05 GHz More than 15% better overclocked clock speed (Air)
Much lower annual commercial energy cost 48.18 $/year vs 100.74 $/year 2.1x lower annual commercial energy cost
Much lower annual home energy cost 13.25 $/year vs 27.7 $/year 2.1x lower annual home energy cost
Much better overclocked clock speed (Water) 2.4 GHz vs 2 GHz Around 20% better overclocked clock speed (Water)
Front view of AMD Opteron 6128

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AMD Opteron 6128

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Much more l2 cache 4 MB vs 2 MB 2x more l2 cache; more data can be stored in the l2 cache for quick access later
Much more l3 cache 12 MB vs 6 MB 2x more l3 cache; more data can be stored in the l3 cache for quick access later
More cores 8 vs 4 Twice as many cores; run more applications at once
More threads 8 vs 4 Twice as many threads
Newer Mar, 2010 vs Apr, 2009 Release date 11 months later

Features Key features of the Opteron 8379 HE  vs 6128 

clock speed

L2 cache

L3 cache

overclocked clock speed (air)

Opteron 8379 HE
2.4 GHz
Opteron 6128
2.05 GHz

overclocked clock speed (water)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Opteron 8379 HE  vs
6128 
Clock speed 2.4 GHz 2 GHz
Cores Quad core Octa core
Socket type
F
G34
Is unlocked No No

features

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

power consumption

TDP 55W 115W
Annual home energy cost 13.25 $/year 27.7 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 48.18 $/year 100.74 $/year
Typical power consumption 44.69W 93.44W

bus

Architecture HyperTransport 3.0 HyperTransport 3.0
Clock speed 2,000 MHz 3,200 MHz

details

Opteron 8379 HE  vs
6128 
Threads 4 8
L2 cache 2 MB 4 MB
L2 cache per core 0.5 MB/core 0.5 MB/core
L3 cache 6 MB 12 MB
L3 cache per core 1.5 MB/core 1.5 MB/core
Manufacture process 45 nm 45 nm
Max CPUs 8 4
Clock multiplier 12 10
Voltage range 1.32 - UnknownV 1 - UnknownV
Operating temperature 0 - 55°C Unknown - 55°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 2.4 GHz 2.05 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 2.4 GHz 2 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 2.4 GHz 2.05 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
AMD Opteron 8379 HE
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