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Front view of AMD Opteron 146

AMD Opteron 146

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of AMD Sempron 3200+

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Much newer manufacturing process 90 nm vs 130 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
Newer May, 2006 vs May, 2004 Release date over 2 years later
Slightly lower typical power consumption 50.38W vs 54.44W More than 5% lower typical power consumption
Significantly better overclocked clock speed (Water) 3 GHz vs 2 GHz Around 50% better overclocked clock speed (Water)
Slightly lower annual commercial energy cost 54.31 $/year vs 58.69 $/year More than 5% lower annual commercial energy cost
Slightly lower annual home energy cost 14.94 $/year vs 16.14 $/year More than 5% lower annual home energy cost
Front view of AMD Opteron 146

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Significantly more l2 cache 1 MB vs 0 MB Compared to all cpus, 1 MB l2 cache is just OK
Much more l2 cache per core 1 MB/core vs 0 MB/core Compared to all cpus, 1 MB/core l2 cache per core is just OK
Higher clock speed 2 GHz vs 1.8 GHz More than 10% higher clock speed
Better geekbench 3 Multi-Core score 1,349 vs 296 More than 4.5x better geekbench 3 Multi-Core score
Higher Maximum operating temperature 65 °C vs 55 °C Around 20% higher Maximum operating temperature
Slightly better PassMark (Single core) score 616 vs 483 Around 30% better PassMark (Single core) score
Better overclocked clock speed (Air) 2.86 GHz vs 2.59 GHz More than 10% better overclocked clock speed (Air)

Benchmarks Real world tests of Sempron 3200+ vs Opteron 146

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 3200+
22.5 MB/s
Opteron 146
168 MB/s

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

PassMark (Single Core)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Sempron 3200+  vs
Opteron 146 
Clock speed 1.8 GHz 2 GHz
Cores Single core Single core
Socket type
939
AM2
940

features

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

details

Sempron 3200+  vs
Opteron 146 
Threads 1 1
L2 cache 0 MB 1 MB
L2 cache per core 0 MB/core 1 MB/core
Manufacture process 90 nm 130 nm
Max CPUs 1 1
Operating temperature Unknown - 55°C 0 - 65°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 2.59 GHz 2.86 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 3 GHz 2 GHz
PassMark (Overclocked) 942.2 987.1
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 2.59 GHz 2.86 GHz

power consumption

TDP 62W 67W
Annual home energy cost 14.94 $/year 16.14 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 54.31 $/year 58.69 $/year
Performance per watt 0.31 pt/W 0.68 pt/W
Typical power consumption 50.38W 54.44W
AMD Sempron 3200+
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