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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of AMD Sempron 3000+

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AMD Sempron 3000+

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CPUBoss is not aware of any important advantages of the 3000+ vs the 1250.

Front view of AMD Sempron 1250

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Much more l2 cache 1 MB vs 0.13 MB 8x more l2 cache; more data can be stored in the l2 cache for quick access later
Much newer manufacturing process 65 nm vs 90 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
Significantly higher clock speed 2.2 GHz vs 1.8 GHz More than 20% higher clock speed
Much better performance per watt 1.21 pt/W vs 0.6 pt/W More than 2x better performance per watt
Much more l2 cache per core 1 MB/core vs 0.13 MB/core 8x more l2 cache per core
Has a NX bit Yes vs No Somewhat common; Prevents a common class of security exploits
Lower typical power consumption 36.56W vs 50.38W More than 25% lower typical power consumption
Significantly higher Maximum operating temperature 75 °C vs 70 °C More than 5% higher Maximum operating temperature
Lower annual home energy cost 10.84 $/year vs 14.94 $/year More than 25% lower annual home energy cost
Lower annual commercial energy cost 39.42 $/year vs 54.31 $/year More than 25% lower annual commercial energy cost

Benchmarks Real world tests of Sempron 3000+ vs 1250

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

PassMark (Single Core)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Sempron 3000+  vs
1250 
Clock speed 1.8 GHz 2.2 GHz
Cores Single core Single core
Socket type
754
AM2
Is unlocked No No

features

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

power consumption

TDP 62W 45W
Annual home energy cost 14.94 $/year 10.84 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 54.31 $/year 39.42 $/year
Performance per watt 0.6 pt/W 1.21 pt/W
Typical power consumption 50.38W 36.56W

details

Sempron 3000+  vs
1250 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 1 1
L2 cache 0.13 MB 1 MB
L2 cache per core 0.13 MB/core 1 MB/core
L3 cache 0 MB 0 MB
L3 cache per core 0 MB/core 0 MB/core
Manufacture process 90 nm 65 nm
Max CPUs 1 1
Operating temperature Unknown - 70°C Unknown - 75°C

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 200 MHz 333 MHz
AMD Sempron 3000+
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