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Front view of AMD R R-268D

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AMD R R-268D

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Much lower typical power consumption 28.44W vs 81.25W 2.9x lower typical power consumption
Much higher Maximum operating temperature 100 °C vs 74 °C More than 35% higher Maximum operating temperature
Much lower annual home energy cost 8.43 $/year vs 24.09 $/year 2.9x lower annual home energy cost
Much lower annual commercial energy cost 30.66 $/year vs 87.6 $/year 2.9x lower annual commercial energy cost
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Much more l2 cache 4 MB vs 1 MB 4x more l2 cache; more data can be stored in the l2 cache for quick access later
Significantly higher clock speed 3.6 GHz vs 2.5 GHz Around 45% higher clock speed
Significantly higher turbo clock speed 3.9 GHz vs 3 GHz 30% higher turbo clock speed
Much higher GPU clock speed 760 MHz vs 470 MHz More than 60% higher GPU clock speed
Much better overclocked clock speed (Air) 4.29 GHz vs 2.5 GHz More than 70% better overclocked clock speed (Air)
Much more l2 cache per core 1 MB/core vs 0.5 MB/core 2x more l2 cache per core
More cores 4 vs 2 Twice as many cores; run more applications at once
Much better overclocked clock speed (Water) 4.71 GHz vs 2.5 GHz Around 90% better overclocked clock speed (Water)
More threads 4 vs 2 Twice as many threads
Newer Oct, 2012 vs May, 2012 Release date 4 months later

Features Key features of the R R-268D  vs A8 5600K 

clock speed

R R-268D
2.5 GHz
A8 5600K
3.6 GHz

turbo clock speed

R R-268D
3 GHz
A8 5600K
3.9 GHz

L2 cache

R R-268D
1 MB
A8 5600K
4 MB

gpu clock speed

R R-268D
470 MHz
A8 5600K
760 MHz

overclocked clock speed (air)

R R-268D
2.5 GHz
A8 5600K
4.29 GHz

overclocked clock speed (water)

R R-268D
2.5 GHz
A8 5600K
4.71 GHz

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

R R-268D  vs
A8 5600K 
Clock speed 2.5 GHz 3.6 GHz
Turbo clock speed 3 GHz 3.9 GHz
Cores Dual core Quad core

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Has virtualization support Yes Yes
Instruction set extensions
SSE4a
AVX 1.1
SSE2
F16C
MMX
XOP
AVX
SSE3
SSE
BMI1
CLMUL
AMD64
SSE4.1
FMA4
FMA3
SSE4.2
CVT16
AMD-V
Supplemental SSE3
AES
TBM
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

power consumption

TDP 35W 100W
Annual home energy cost 8.43 $/year 24.09 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 30.66 $/year 87.6 $/year
Typical power consumption 28.44W 81.25W

details

R R-268D  vs
A8 5600K 
Threads 2 4
L2 cache 1 MB 4 MB
L2 cache per core 0.5 MB/core 1 MB/core
Manufacture process 32 nm 32 nm
Transistor count 1,303,000,000 1,303,000,000
Max CPUs 1 1
Die size 246 mm² 246 mm²
Voltage range 0.81 - 1.3V 0.82 - 1.48V
Operating temperature Unknown - 100°C Unknown - 74°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 2.5 GHz 4.29 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 2.5 GHz 4.71 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 2.5 GHz 4.29 GHz

integrated graphics

GPU GPU GPU
Label AMD Radeon HD 7420G Radeon™ HD 7560D
GPU clock speed 470 MHz 760 MHz

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Memory type
DDR3-1866
DDR3-1600
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