CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of 9150e vs 215 among desktop CPUs (45 to 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

2.9

CPUBoss Score

Combination of all six facets

Winner
AMD Athlon II X2 215 

CPUBoss recommends the AMD Athlon II X2 215  based on its single-core performance and overclocking.

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of AMD Phenom X4 9150e

Reasons to consider the
AMD Phenom X4 9150e

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Much more l2 cache 2 MB vs 1 MB 2x more l2 cache; more data can be stored in the l2 cache for quick access later
Much more l3 cache 2 MB vs 0.5 MB 4x more l3 cache; more data can be stored in the l3 cache for quick access later
More cores 4 vs 2 Twice as many cores; run more applications at once
More threads 4 vs 2 Twice as many threads
Much more l3 cache per core 0.5 MB/core vs 0.25 MB/core 2x more l3 cache per core
Front view of AMD Athlon II X2 215

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Much higher clock speed 2.7 GHz vs 1.8 GHz More than 50% higher clock speed
Much better PassMark (Single core) score 907 vs 617 More than 45% 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) 3.56 GHz vs 2.04 GHz Around 75% better overclocked clock speed (Air)
Significantly higher Maximum operating temperature 74 °C vs 70 °C More than 5% higher Maximum operating temperature
Much better overclocked clock speed (Water) 3.79 GHz vs 1.8 GHz More than 2x better overclocked clock speed (Water)
Newer Sep, 2009 vs Jul, 2008 Release date over 1 years later

Benchmarks Real world tests of Phenom X4 9150e vs Athlon II X2 215

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 X4 9150e
68,850 MB/s
Athlon II X2 215
109,100 MB/s

GeekBench (32-bit) Data courtesy Primate Labs

GeekBench (64-bit) Data courtesy Primate Labs

GeekBench

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

PassMark (Single Core)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Phenom X4 9150e  vs
Athlon II X2 215 
Clock speed 1.8 GHz 2.7 GHz
Cores Quad core Dual 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 65W
Annual home energy cost 15.66 $/year 15.66 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 56.94 $/year 56.94 $/year
Performance per watt 1.31 pt/W 1.62 pt/W
Typical power consumption 52.81W 52.81W

bus

Clock speed 1,600 MHz 2,000 MHz

details

Phenom X4 9150e  vs
Athlon II X2 215 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 4 2
L2 cache 2 MB 1 MB
L2 cache per core 0.5 MB/core 0.5 MB/core
L3 cache 2 MB 0.5 MB
L3 cache per core 0.5 MB/core 0.25 MB/core
Manufacture process 65 nm 45 nm
Max CPUs 1 1
Voltage range 1 - 1.13V 0.85 - 1.43V
Operating temperature Unknown - 70°C Unknown - 74°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 2.04 GHz 3.56 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 1.8 GHz 3.79 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 2.04 GHz 3.56 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 X4 9150e
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AMD Athlon II X2 215
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