Cast your vote Do you agree or disagree with CPUBoss?

Thanks for adding your opinion. Follow us on Facebook to stay up to date with the latest news!
VS
Front view of AMD Athlon 64 3200+

AMD Athlon 64 3200+

CPUBoss Winner

Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of AMD Sempron 2600+

Reasons to consider the
AMD Sempron 2600+

Report a correction
Much newer manufacturing process 90 nm vs 130 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
Significantly lower typical power consumption 50.38W vs 72.31W More than 30% lower typical power consumption
Significantly higher Maximum operating temperature 95 °C vs 70 °C More than 35% higher Maximum operating temperature
Significantly lower annual home energy cost 14.94 $/year vs 21.44 $/year More than 30% lower annual home energy cost
Significantly lower annual commercial energy cost 54.31 $/year vs 77.96 $/year More than 30% lower annual commercial energy cost
Front view of AMD Athlon 64 3200+

Reasons to consider the
AMD Athlon 64 3200+

Report a correction
More l2 cache 1 MB vs 0.5 MB 2x more l2 cache; more data can be stored in the l2 cache for quick access later
Higher clock speed 2 GHz vs 1.8 GHz More than 10% higher clock speed
Much more l2 cache per core 1 MB/core vs 0.5 MB/core 2x more l2 cache per core
Newer May, 2006 vs Jul, 2004 Release date over 1 years later
Slightly better geekbench 3 Multi-Core score 696 vs 264 Around 2.8x better geekbench 3 Multi-Core score
Better overclocked clock speed (Air) 2.69 GHz vs 2.41 GHz More than 10% better overclocked clock speed (Air)
Significantly better overclocked clock speed (Water) 2.87 GHz vs 1.83 GHz More than 55% better overclocked clock speed (Water)

Benchmarks Real world tests of Sempron 2600+ vs Athlon 64 3200+

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 2600+
22.7 MB/s
Athlon 64 3200+
52.6 MB/s

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

PassMark (Single Core)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Sempron 2600+  vs
Athlon 64 3200+ 
Clock speed 1.8 GHz 2 GHz
Cores Single core Single core
Socket type
754
462
AM2

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Has virtualization support Yes Yes
Instruction set extensions
SSE2
MMX
SSE3
SSE
3DNow!
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

details

Sempron 2600+  vs
Athlon 64 3200+ 
Threads 1 1
L2 cache 0.5 MB 1 MB
L2 cache per core 0.5 MB/core 1 MB/core
Manufacture process 90 nm 130 nm
Max CPUs 1 1
Operating temperature Unknown - 95°C Unknown - 70°C

overclocking

Overclock popularity 0 3
Overclock review score 0 0
Overclocked clock speed 2.41 GHz 2.69 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 1.83 GHz 2.87 GHz
PassMark (Overclocked) 57.1 942.2
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 2.41 GHz 2.69 GHz

power consumption

TDP 62W 89W
Annual home energy cost 14.94 $/year 21.44 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 54.31 $/year 77.96 $/year
Performance per watt 0.31 pt/W 0.34 pt/W
Typical power consumption 50.38W 72.31W
AMD Sempron 2600+
Report a correction
AMD Athlon 64 3200+
Report a correction

Read more

Comments

comments powered by Disqus