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Front view of AMD Phenom II X2 B53

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AMD Phenom II X2 B53

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CPUBoss is not aware of any important advantages of the Phenom II X2 B53 vs the Athlon II X3 425.

Front view of AMD Athlon II X3 425

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Benchmarks Real world tests of Phenom II X2 B53 vs Athlon II X3 425

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PassMark (Single Core)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Phenom II X2 B53  vs
Athlon II X3 425 
Clock speed 2.8 GHz 2.7 GHz
Cores Dual core Tri core
Socket type
AM3
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 80W 95W
Annual home energy cost 19.27 $/year 22.89 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 70.08 $/year 83.22 $/year
Performance per watt 1.09 pt/W 1.26 pt/W
Typical power consumption 65W 77.19W

details

Phenom II X2 B53  vs
Athlon II X3 425 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 2 3
L2 cache 1 MB 1.5 MB
L2 cache per core 0.5 MB/core 0.5 MB/core
Manufacture process 45 nm 45 nm
Max CPUs 1 1
Operating temperature Unknown - 70°C Unknown - 73°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 3.95 GHz 3.65 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 2.8 GHz 2.7 GHz
PassMark (Overclocked) 2,515.8 3,178.1
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.95 GHz 3.65 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

bus

Clock speed 2,200 MHz 2,000 MHz
AMD Phenom II X2 B53
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AMD Athlon II X3 425
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