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Front view of AMD Sempron 1250

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AMD Sempron 1250

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Much newer manufacturing process 65 nm vs 90 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
Much better performance per watt 1.21 pt/W vs 0.61 pt/W More than 95% better performance per watt
Much lower typical power consumption 36.56W vs 72.31W Around 50% lower typical power consumption
Much more l2 cache per core 1 MB/core vs 0.5 MB/core 2x more l2 cache per core
Significantly higher Maximum operating temperature 75 °C vs 70 °C More than 5% higher Maximum operating temperature
Much lower annual commercial energy cost 39.42 $/year vs 77.96 $/year Around 50% lower annual commercial energy cost
Much lower annual home energy cost 10.84 $/year vs 21.44 $/year Around 50% lower annual home energy cost
Front view of AMD Athlon 64 X2 5000+

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Is unlocked Yes vs No Somewhat common; An unlocked multiplier allows for easier overclocking
Much better PassMark score 1,497 vs 540 More than 2.8x better PassMark score
Significantly higher clock speed 2.6 GHz vs 2.2 GHz Around 20% higher clock speed
More cores 2 vs 1 Twice as many cores; run more applications at once
More threads 2 vs 1 Twice as many threads
Has virtualization support Yes vs No Somewhat common; Boosts performance of virtual machines
Better overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.13 GHz vs 3.01 GHz Around 5% better overclocked clock speed (Air)
Much better overclocked clock speed (Water) 3.39 GHz vs 2.74 GHz Around 25% better overclocked clock speed (Water)

Benchmarks Real world tests of Sempron 1250 vs Athlon 64 X2 5000+

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

Sempron 1250
57,250 MB/s
Athlon 64 X2 5000+
64.85 MB/s

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

PassMark (Single Core)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Sempron 1250  vs
Athlon 64 X2 5000+ 
Clock speed 2.2 GHz 2.6 GHz
Cores Single core Dual core
Socket type
AM2
Is unlocked No Yes

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Has virtualization support No Yes
Instruction set extensions
SSE2
MMX
SSE3
SSE
3DNow!

details

Sempron 1250  vs
Athlon 64 X2 5000+ 
Threads 1 2
L2 cache 1 MB 1 MB
L2 cache per core 1 MB/core 0.5 MB/core
Manufacture process 65 nm 90 nm
Max CPUs 1 1
Operating temperature Unknown - 75°C Unknown - 70°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 3.01 GHz 3.13 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 2.74 GHz 3.39 GHz
PassMark (Overclocked) 1,136.7 1,518.5
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.01 GHz 3.13 GHz

power consumption

TDP 45W 89W
Annual home energy cost 10.84 $/year 21.44 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 39.42 $/year 77.96 $/year
Performance per watt 1.21 pt/W 0.61 pt/W
Typical power consumption 36.56W 72.31W
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