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Front view of AMD Phenom II X4 965

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AMD Phenom II X4 965

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Benchmarks Real world tests of Phenom II X4 965 vs FX 8300

GeekBench 3 (Multi-core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

FX 8300
10,502

GeekBench 3 (Single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

GeekBench 3 (AES single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Phenom II X4 965
137,800 MB/s
FX 8300
2,420,000 MB/s

GeekBench (32-bit) Data courtesy Primate Labs

GeekBench (64-bit) Data courtesy Primate Labs

FX 8300
10,686

GeekBench

FX 8300
10,686

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

PassMark (Single Core)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Phenom II X4 965  vs
FX 8300 
Clock speed 3.4 GHz 3.3 GHz
Turbo clock speed 0 GHz 4.2 GHz
Cores Quad core Octa 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
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

power consumption

TDP 140W 95W
Annual home energy cost 54.06 $/year 22.89 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 152.42 $/year 83.22 $/year
Performance per watt 1.08 pt/W 10.58 pt/W
Typical power consumption 152.93W 77.19W

details

Phenom II X4 965  vs
FX 8300 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 4 8
L2 cache 2 MB 8 MB
L2 cache per core 0.5 MB/core 1 MB/core
L3 cache 6 MB 8 MB
L3 cache per core 1.5 MB/core 1 MB/core
Manufacture process 45 nm 32 nm
Transistor count 758,000,000 1,200,000,000
Max CPUs 1 1
Clock multiplier 17 21
Voltage range 0.85 - 1.43V 0.82 - 1.43V
Operating temperature Unknown - 62°C Unknown - 70.5°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 4.05 GHz 4.61 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 4.22 GHz 4.51 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 4.05 GHz 4.61 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 965
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FX8300 L3 cache 0M.............
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