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Front view of AMD Sempron 3500+

Reasons to consider the
AMD Sempron 3500+

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Much lower typical power consumption 28.44W vs 138.13W 4.9x lower typical power consumption
Much lower annual home energy cost 8.43 $/year vs 54.26 $/year 6.4x lower annual home energy cost
Much lower annual commercial energy cost 30.66 $/year vs 129.91 $/year 4.2x lower annual commercial energy cost
Front view of AMD Athlon II X2 240e

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AMD Athlon II X2 240e

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More cores 2 vs 1 Twice as many cores; run more applications at once
More threads 2 vs 1 Twice as many threads
Much better overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.74 GHz vs 2.66 GHz More than 40% better overclocked clock speed (Air)
Has virtualization support Yes vs No Somewhat common; Boosts performance of virtual machines

Benchmarks Real world tests of Sempron 3500+ vs Athlon II X2 240e

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 3500+
181.4 MB/s
Athlon II X2 240e
112,000 MB/s

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Sempron 3500+  vs
Athlon II X2 240e 
Clock speed 2 GHz 2.8 GHz
Cores Single core Dual core
Socket type
AM2
AM3
Is unlocked No No

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Has virtualization support No Yes
Instruction set extensions
SSE4a
SSE2
MMX
SSE3
SSE
3DNow!

power consumption

TDP 35W 45W
Annual home energy cost 8.43 $/year 54.26 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 30.66 $/year 129.91 $/year
Performance per watt 1.35 pt/W 0.74 pt/W
Typical power consumption 28.44W 138.13W

bus

Clock speed 333 MHz 2,000 MHz

details

Sempron 3500+  vs
Athlon II X2 240e 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 1 2
L2 cache 0 MB 2 MB
L2 cache per core 0 MB/core 1 MB/core
L3 cache 0 MB 1 MB
L3 cache per core 0 MB/core 0.5 MB/core
Manufacture process 90 nm 45 nm
Max CPUs 1 1
Operating temperature Unknown - 78°C Unknown - 72°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 2.66 GHz 3.74 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 2.93 GHz 2.8 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 2.66 GHz 3.74 GHz

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
AMD Sempron 3500+
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AMD Athlon II X2 240e
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