CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of 965 vs 6272 among all 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

Sky Diver and Cloud Gate

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?

Sky Diver, Cloud Gate, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more

Value

Are you paying a premium for performance?

Sky Diver, Cloud Gate, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more

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AMD Phenom II X4 965

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of AMD Phenom II X4 965

Reasons to consider the
AMD Phenom II X4 965

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Significantly higher clock speed 3.4 GHz vs 2.1 GHz More than 60% higher clock speed
Is unlocked Yes vs No Somewhat common; An unlocked multiplier allows for easier overclocking
More l3 cache per core 1.5 MB/core vs 1 MB/core 50% more l3 cache per core
Higher Maximum operating temperature 62 °C vs 55 °C Around 15% higher Maximum operating temperature
Better overclocked clock speed (Air) 4.05 GHz vs 2.9 GHz Around 40% better overclocked clock speed (Air)
Better overclocked clock speed (Water) 4.21 GHz vs 2.4 GHz More than 75% better overclocked clock speed (Water)
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Much better geekbench 3 AES single core score 1,350,000 MB/s vs 137,800 MB/s More than 9.8x better geekbench 3 AES single core score
Much more l2 cache 16 MB vs 2 MB 8x more l2 cache; more data can be stored in the l2 cache for quick access later
Much higher turbo clock speed 3 GHz vs 0 GHz Compared to all cpus, 3 GHz turbo clock speed is just OK
Much newer manufacturing process 32 nm vs 45 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
More cores 16 vs 4 12 more cores; run more applications at once
More l3 cache 16 MB vs 6 MB Around 2.8x more l3 cache; more data can be stored in the l3 cache for quick access later
Supports more CPUs in SMP configuration 4 vs 1 3 supports more CPUs in SMP configuration
Significantly lower typical power consumption 93.44W vs 152.93W Around 40% lower typical power consumption
Much better performance per dollar 2.24 pt/$ vs 0.8 pt/$ More than 2.8x better performance per dollar
More threads 16 vs 4 12 more threads
Much more l2 cache per core 1 MB/core vs 0.5 MB/core 2x more l2 cache per core
Significantly better performance per watt 6.13 pt/W vs 1.08 pt/W Around 5.8x better performance per watt
Better geekbench 3 Multi-Core score 26,707 vs 6,266 More than 4.2x better geekbench 3 Multi-Core score
Newer Nov, 2011 vs Nov, 2009 Release date over 2 years later
Much lower annual home energy cost 27.7 $/year vs 54.06 $/year Around 50% lower annual home energy cost
Significantly lower annual commercial energy cost 100.74 $/year vs 152.42 $/year Around 35% lower annual commercial energy cost

Benchmarks Real world tests of Phenom II X4 965 vs Opteron 6272

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 965
137,800 MB/s
Opteron 6272
1,350,000 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 965  vs
Opteron 6272 
Clock speed 3.4 GHz 2.1 GHz
Turbo clock speed 0 GHz 3 GHz
Cores Quad core 16 core
Socket type
AM3
G34
Is unlocked Yes No

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Has virtualization support Yes Yes
Instruction set extensions
SSE4a
SSE2
MMX
SSE4
SSE3
SSE
3DNow!
Supplemental SSE3
AES

power consumption

TDP 140W 115W
Annual home energy cost 54.06 $/year 27.7 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 152.42 $/year 100.74 $/year
Performance per watt 1.08 pt/W 6.13 pt/W
Typical power consumption 152.93W 93.44W

bus

Clock speed 2,000 MHz 3,200 MHz

details

Phenom II X4 965  vs
Opteron 6272 
Threads 4 16
L2 cache 2 MB 16 MB
L2 cache per core 0.5 MB/core 1 MB/core
L3 cache 6 MB 16 MB
L3 cache per core 1.5 MB/core 1 MB/core
Manufacture process 45 nm 32 nm
Max CPUs 1 4
Clock multiplier 17 15
Operating temperature Unknown - 62°C Unknown - 55°C

overclocking

Overclock popularity 22 2
Overclocked clock speed 4.05 GHz 2.9 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 4.21 GHz 2.4 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 4.05 GHz 2.9 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
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