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Front view of AMD Opteron 844

Reasons to consider the
AMD Opteron 844

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Supports more CPUs in SMP configuration 8 vs 1 7 supports more CPUs in SMP configuration
Much lower typical power consumption 66.71W vs 159.66W 2.4x lower typical power consumption
Much lower annual home energy cost 19.78 $/year vs 56.1 $/year 2.8x lower annual home energy cost
Much lower annual commercial energy cost 71.92 $/year vs 159.62 $/year 2.2x lower annual commercial energy cost
Higher Maximum operating temperature 71 °C vs 61 °C More than 15% higher Maximum operating temperature
Front view of AMD FX 8350

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AMD FX 8350

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Much more l2 cache 8 MB vs 1 MB 8x more l2 cache; more data can be stored in the l2 cache for quick access later
Much newer manufacturing process 32 nm vs 130 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
Much higher clock speed 4 GHz vs 1.8 GHz Around 2.2x higher clock speed
More cores 8 vs 1 7 more cores; run more applications at once
Much better overclocked clock speed (Air) 4.69 GHz vs 1.97 GHz Around 2.5x better overclocked clock speed (Air)
Newer Oct, 2012 vs Jun, 2003 Release date over 9 years later
More threads 8 vs 1 7 more threads
Much better overclocked clock speed (Water) 8.79 GHz vs 1.8 GHz Around 5x better overclocked clock speed (Water)

Features Key features of the Opteron 844  vs FX 8350 

clock speed

Opteron 844
1.8 GHz
FX 8350
4 GHz

L2 cache

FX 8350
8 MB

overclocked clock speed (air)

Opteron 844
1.97 GHz
FX 8350
4.69 GHz

overclocked clock speed (water)

Opteron 844
1.8 GHz
FX 8350
8.79 GHz

TDP

Opteron 844
82.1W
FX 8350
125W

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Opteron 844  vs
FX 8350 
Clock speed 1.8 GHz 4 GHz
Cores Single core Octa core
Socket type
940
AM3+

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Instruction set extensions
SSE4a
AVX 1.1
SSE2
F16C
MMX
XOP
AVX
SSE3
SSE
ABM
BMI1
CLMUL
AMD64
SSE4.1
FMA4
FMA3
SSE4.2
CVT16
AMD-V
3DNow!
Supplemental SSE3
AES
TBM
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

details

Opteron 844  vs
FX 8350 
Threads 1 8
L2 cache 1 MB 8 MB
L2 cache per core 1 MB/core 1 MB/core
Manufacture process 130 nm 32 nm
Max CPUs 8 1
Clock multiplier 9 21
Voltage range 1.5 - UnknownV 0.81 - 1.45V
Operating temperature 0 - 71°C Unknown - 61°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 1.97 GHz 4.69 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 1.8 GHz 8.79 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 1.97 GHz 4.69 GHz

power consumption

TDP 82.1W 125W
Annual home energy cost 19.78 $/year 56.1 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 71.92 $/year 159.62 $/year
Typical power consumption 66.71W 159.66W
AMD Opteron 844
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