CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of 8450e vs 925 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 

CPUBoss recommends the AMD Phenom II X4 925  based on its single-core performance and overclocking.

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of AMD Phenom X3 8450e

Reasons to consider the
AMD Phenom X3 8450e

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Much more l2 cache per core 0.67 MB/core vs 0.5 MB/core Around 35% more l2 cache per core
Much lower typical power consumption 52.81W vs 77.19W More than 30% lower typical power consumption
Significantly lower annual home energy cost 15.66 $/year vs 22.89 $/year More than 30% lower annual home energy cost
Significantly lower annual commercial energy cost 56.94 $/year vs 83.22 $/year More than 30% lower annual commercial energy cost
Front view of AMD Phenom II X4 925

Reasons to consider the
AMD Phenom II X4 925

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Much higher clock speed 2.8 GHz vs 2.1 GHz Around 35% higher clock speed
Much better PassMark (Single core) score 972 vs 697 Around 40% better PassMark (Single core) score
Much newer manufacturing process 45 nm vs 65 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
Much better overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.69 GHz vs 2.75 GHz Around 35% better overclocked clock speed (Air)
Much better overclocked clock speed (Water) 2.8 GHz vs 2.1 GHz Around 35% better overclocked clock speed (Water)
Newer Nov, 2009 vs Sep, 2008 Release date over 1 years later

Benchmarks Real world tests of Phenom X3 8450e vs II X4 925

GeekBench (32-bit) Data courtesy Primate Labs

GeekBench

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

PassMark (Single Core)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Phenom X3 8450e  vs
II X4 925 
Clock speed 2.1 GHz 2.8 GHz
Cores Tri core Quad core
Socket type
AM2+
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 65W 95W
Annual home energy cost 15.66 $/year 22.89 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 56.94 $/year 83.22 $/year
Performance per watt 1.24 pt/W 1.48 pt/W
Typical power consumption 52.81W 77.19W

bus

Clock speed 1,800 MHz 2,000 MHz

details

Phenom X3 8450e  vs
II X4 925 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 3 4
L2 cache 2 MB 2 MB
L2 cache per core 0.67 MB/core 0.5 MB/core
L3 cache 2 MB 6 MB
L3 cache per core 0.67 MB/core 1.5 MB/core
Manufacture process 65 nm 45 nm
Max CPUs 1 1
Voltage range 1.05 - 1.25V 0.85 - 1.43V
Operating temperature Unknown - 71°C Unknown - 71°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 2.75 GHz 3.69 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 2.1 GHz 2.8 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 2.75 GHz 3.69 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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