CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of 8439 SE vs 2431 among all CPUs

Performance

Benchmark performance using all cores

PCMark 8 Home 3.0 Accelerated, PassMark and 1 more

Single-core Performance

Individual core benchmark performance

PassMark (Single Core), Geekbench 3 Single Core and 1 more

Integrated Graphics

Integrated GPU performance for graphics

Sky Diver and Cloud Gate

Integrated Graphics (OpenCL)

Integrated GPU performance for parallel computing

CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 4 more

Performance per Watt

How efficiently does the processor use electricity?

Sky Diver, Cloud Gate, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more

Value

Are you paying a premium for performance?

Sky Diver, Cloud Gate, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more

No winner declared

Too close to call

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of AMD Opteron 8439 SE

Reasons to consider the
AMD Opteron 8439 SE

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Much higher clock speed 2.8 GHz vs 2.4 GHz More than 15% higher clock speed
Much better overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.1 GHz vs 2.4 GHz Around 30% better overclocked clock speed (Air)
Supports more CPUs in SMP configuration 8 vs 2 6 supports more CPUs in SMP configuration
Much better overclocked clock speed (Water) 2.8 GHz vs 2.4 GHz More than 15% better overclocked clock speed (Water)
Front view of AMD Opteron 2431

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AMD Opteron 2431

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Significantly lower typical power consumption 60.94W vs 85.31W Around 30% lower typical power consumption
Significantly lower annual commercial energy cost 65.7 $/year vs 91.98 $/year Around 30% lower annual commercial energy cost
Significantly lower annual home energy cost 18.07 $/year vs 25.29 $/year Around 30% lower annual home energy cost

Benchmarks Real world tests of Opteron 8439 SE vs 2431

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

PassMark (Single Core)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Opteron 8439 SE  vs
2431 
Clock speed 2.8 GHz 2.4 GHz
Cores Hexa core Hexa core
Socket type
F
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!
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

power consumption

TDP 105W 75W
Annual home energy cost 25.29 $/year 18.07 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 91.98 $/year 65.7 $/year
Performance per watt 2.23 pt/W 1.89 pt/W
Typical power consumption 85.31W 60.94W

bus

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

details

Opteron 8439 SE  vs
2431 
Threads 6 6
L2 cache 3 MB 3 MB
L2 cache per core 0.5 MB/core 0.5 MB/core
L3 cache 6 MB 6 MB
L3 cache per core 1 MB/core 1 MB/core
Manufacture process 45 nm 45 nm
Max CPUs 8 2
Clock multiplier 14 12
Voltage range 1 - UnknownV 1 - UnknownV
Operating temperature 0 - 55°C 0 - 55°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 3.1 GHz 2.4 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 2.8 GHz 2.4 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.1 GHz 2.4 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 8439 SE
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AMD Opteron 2431
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