CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of 8450e vs 8450 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 X3 8450 

CPUBoss recommends the AMD Phenom X3 8450  based on its single-core performance.

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of AMD Phenom X3 8450e

Reasons to consider the
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Much better performance per watt 1.24 pt/W vs 0.94 pt/W More than 30% better performance per watt
Much lower typical power consumption 52.81W vs 77.19W More than 30% lower typical power consumption
Better overclocked clock speed (Air) 2.75 GHz vs 2.66 GHz Around 5% better overclocked clock speed (Air)
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
Higher Maximum operating temperature 71 °C vs 70 °C Almost the same
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CPUBoss is not aware of any important advantages of the 8450 vs the 8450e.

Benchmarks Real world tests of Phenom X3 8450e vs 8450

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
8450 
Clock speed 2.1 GHz 2.1 GHz
Cores Tri core Tri core
Socket type
AM2+
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 0.94 pt/W
Typical power consumption 52.81W 77.19W

details

Phenom X3 8450e  vs
8450 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 3 3
L2 cache 2 MB 2 MB
L2 cache per core 0.67 MB/core 0.67 MB/core
L3 cache 2 MB 2 MB
L3 cache per core 0.67 MB/core 0.67 MB/core
Manufacture process 65 nm 65 nm
Max CPUs 1 1
Operating temperature Unknown - 71°C Unknown - 70°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 2.75 GHz 2.66 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 2.1 GHz 2.1 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 2.75 GHz 2.66 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

bus

Clock speed 1,800 MHz 1,800 MHz
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