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Front view of AMD Phenom II X4 910e

Reasons to consider the
AMD Phenom II X4 910e

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Much more l3 cache 6 MB vs 0 MB Compared to all cpus, 6 MB l3 cache is just OK
Much newer manufacturing process 45 nm vs 90 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
More cores 4 vs 2 Twice as many cores; run more applications at once
More threads 4 vs 2 Twice as many threads
Much better performance per watt 1.99 pt/W vs 0.53 pt/W Around 3.8x better performance per watt
Much more l3 cache per core 1.5 MB/core vs 0 MB/core Compared to all cpus, 1.5 MB/core l3 cache per core is just OK
Much lower typical power consumption 52.81W vs 101.56W Around 50% lower typical power consumption
Much higher Maximum operating temperature 71 °C vs 55 °C Around 30% higher Maximum operating temperature
Much lower annual home energy cost 15.66 $/year vs 30.11 $/year Around 50% lower annual home energy cost
Much lower annual commercial energy cost 56.94 $/year vs 109.5 $/year Around 50% lower annual commercial energy cost
Newer Jan, 2010 vs Feb, 2007 Release date over 2 years later
Front view of AMD Athlon X2 6000+

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AMD Athlon X2 6000+

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Significantly higher clock speed 3 GHz vs 2.6 GHz More than 15% higher clock speed
Much better overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.33 GHz vs 2.6 GHz Around 30% better overclocked clock speed (Air)
Much more l2 cache per core 1 MB/core vs 0.5 MB/core 2x more l2 cache per core
Much better overclocked clock speed (Water) 3.53 GHz vs 2.6 GHz More than 35% better overclocked clock speed (Water)

Benchmarks Real world tests of Phenom II X4 910e vs Athlon X2 6000+

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 X4 910e
104,950 MB/s
Athlon X2 6000+
86.1 MB/s

GeekBench (32-bit) Data courtesy Primate Labs

GeekBench

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

PassMark (Single Core)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Phenom II X4 910e  vs
Athlon X2 6000+ 
Clock speed 2.6 GHz 3 GHz
Cores Quad core Dual core
Socket type
AM3
AM2
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 65W 125W
Annual home energy cost 15.66 $/year 30.11 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 56.94 $/year 109.5 $/year
Performance per watt 1.99 pt/W 0.53 pt/W
Typical power consumption 52.81W 101.56W

details

Phenom II X4 910e  vs
Athlon X2 6000+ 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 4 2
L2 cache 2 MB 2 MB
L2 cache per core 0.5 MB/core 1 MB/core
L3 cache 6 MB 0 MB
L3 cache per core 1.5 MB/core 0 MB/core
Manufacture process 45 nm 90 nm
Max CPUs 1 1
Voltage range 0.85 - 1.25V 1.35 - 1.4V
Operating temperature Unknown - 71°C Unknown - 55°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 2.6 GHz 3.33 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 2.6 GHz 3.53 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 2.6 GHz 3.33 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 Phenom II X4 910e
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