CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of 925 vs 615e among desktop 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

Fire Strike

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?

Fire Strike, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more

Value

Are you paying a premium for performance?

Fire Strike, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more

3.9

CPUBoss Score

Combination of all six facets

Winner
AMD Phenom II X4 925 

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of AMD Phenom II X4 925

Reasons to consider the
AMD Phenom II X4 925

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Much more l3 cache 6 MB vs 0.5 MB 12x more l3 cache; more data can be stored in the l3 cache for quick access later
Higher clock speed 2.8 GHz vs 2.5 GHz More than 10% higher clock speed
Much more l3 cache per core 1.5 MB/core vs 0.13 MB/core 12x more l3 cache per core
Front view of AMD Athlon II X4 615e

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AMD Athlon II X4 615e

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Much lower typical power consumption 36.56W vs 77.19W 2.1x lower typical power consumption
Much lower annual commercial energy cost 39.42 $/year vs 83.22 $/year 2.1x lower annual commercial energy cost
Much lower annual home energy cost 10.84 $/year vs 22.89 $/year 2.1x lower annual home energy cost
Higher Maximum operating temperature 72 °C vs 71 °C Almost the same
Newer Sep, 2010 vs Nov, 2009 Release date 10 months later

Benchmarks Real world tests of Phenom II X4 925 vs Athlon II X4 615e

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 925
113,350 MB/s
Athlon II X4 615e
99.8 MB/s

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

PassMark (Single Core)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Phenom II X4 925  vs
Athlon II X4 615e 
Clock speed 2.8 GHz 2.5 GHz
Cores Quad core Quad 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 95W 45W
Annual home energy cost 22.89 $/year 10.84 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 83.22 $/year 39.42 $/year
Performance per watt 1.48 pt/W 1.94 pt/W
Typical power consumption 77.19W 36.56W

details

Phenom II X4 925  vs
Athlon II X4 615e 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 4 4
L2 cache 2 MB 2 MB
L2 cache per core 0.5 MB/core 0.5 MB/core
L3 cache 6 MB 0.5 MB
L3 cache per core 1.5 MB/core 0.13 MB/core
Manufacture process 45 nm 45 nm
Max CPUs 1 1
Voltage range 0.85 - 1.43V 0.78 - 1.25V
Operating temperature Unknown - 71°C Unknown - 72°C

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 2,000 MHz 2,000 MHz
AMD Phenom II X4 925
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AMD Athlon II X4 615e
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