CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of 1055T vs 965 among desktop CPUs (over 75W)

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

No winner declared

Too close to call

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of AMD Phenom II X6 1055T

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AMD Phenom II X6 1055T

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CPUBoss is not aware of any important advantages of the Phenom II X6 1055T vs the Phenom II X4 965.

Front view of AMD Phenom II X4 965

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AMD Phenom II X4 965

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Is unlocked Yes vs No Somewhat common; An unlocked multiplier allows for easier overclocking

Benchmarks Real world tests of Phenom II X6 1055T vs X4 965

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 X6 1055T
133,900 MB/s
Phenom II X4 965
137,800 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

Phenom II X6 1055T  vs X4 965 

10.0
7.0

8.8
8.8

Overall

9.4 Out of 10
8.4 Out of 10

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Phenom II X6 1055T  vs
X4 965 
Clock speed 2.8 GHz 3.4 GHz
Turbo clock speed 3.3 GHz 0 GHz
Cores Hexa core Quad core
Socket type
AM3
Is unlocked No Yes

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

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

details

Phenom II X6 1055T  vs
X4 965 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 6 4
L2 cache 3 MB 2 MB
L2 cache per core 0.5 MB/core 0.5 MB/core
L3 cache 6 MB 6 MB
L3 cache per core 1 MB/core 1.5 MB/core
Manufacture process 45 nm 45 nm
Transistor count 904,000,000 758,000,000
Max CPUs 1 1
Clock multiplier 14 17
Voltage range 1.13 - 1.4V 0.85 - 1.43V
Operating temperature Unknown - 62°C Unknown - 62°C

overclocking

Overclock popularity 227 22
Overclock review score 4.5 5
Overclocked clock speed 3.95 GHz 4.05 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 4.02 GHz 4.22 GHz
PassMark (Overclocked) 2,085.8 3,136.7
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.95 GHz 4.05 GHz

power consumption

TDP 125W 140W
Annual home energy cost 54.4 $/year 54.06 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 165.56 $/year 152.42 $/year
Performance per watt 0.94 pt/W 1.08 pt/W
Idle power consumption 81W 89.7W
Peak power consumption 189W 174W
Typical power consumption N/A 152.93W
AMD Phenom II X6 1055T
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I had both CPUs on my M5A97 R2.0. Despite higher results of benchmarks, the 965 has better performance in 3d-games.
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