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Front view of AMD Phenom II X3 720

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AMD Phenom II X3 720

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CPUBoss is not aware of any important advantages of the Phenom II X3 720 vs the FX 6100.

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AMD FX 6100

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CPUBoss is not aware of any important advantages of the FX 6100 vs the Phenom II X3 720.

Benchmarks Real world tests of Phenom II X3 720 vs FX 6100

GeekBench 3 (Multi-core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

GeekBench 3 (Single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

GeekBench 3 (AES single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Phenom II X3 720
119,600 MB/s
FX 6100
2,090,000 MB/s

GeekBench (32-bit) Data courtesy Primate Labs

GeekBench (64-bit) Data courtesy Primate Labs

GeekBench

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

PassMark (Single Core)

Reviews Word on the street

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Phenom II X3 720  vs
FX 6100 
Clock speed 2.8 GHz 3.3 GHz
Cores Tri core Hexa core
Socket type
AM3
AM3+
Is unlocked Yes Yes

features

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

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

details

Phenom II X3 720  vs
FX 6100 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 3 6
L2 cache 2 MB 6 MB
L2 cache per core 0.67 MB/core 1 MB/core
L3 cache 6 MB 8 MB
L3 cache per core 2 MB/core 1.33 MB/core
Manufacture process 45 nm 32 nm
Max CPUs 1 1
Voltage range 0.85 - 1.43V 1.21 - 1.35V
Operating temperature Unknown - 73°C Unknown - 70°C

overclocking

Overclock popularity 56 142
Overclocked clock speed 3.61 GHz 4.4 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 3.86 GHz 4.72 GHz
PassMark (Overclocked) 2,146.5 3,158.7
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.61 GHz 4.4 GHz

power consumption

TDP 95W 95W
Annual home energy cost 22.89 $/year 48.09 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 83.22 $/year 136.66 $/year
Performance per watt 1.38 pt/W 3.75 pt/W
Typical power consumption 77.19W N/A

bus

Clock speed 2,000 MHz 2,600 MHz
AMD Phenom II X3 720
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