CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of 3800+ vs 4000+ among all CPUs

Performance

Benchmark performance using all cores

PCMark 8 Home 3.0 Accelerated, PassMark and 1 more

Single-core Performance

Individual core benchmark performance

PassMark (Single Core), Geekbench 3 Single Core and 1 more

Integrated Graphics

Integrated GPU performance for graphics

Sky Diver and Cloud Gate

Integrated Graphics (OpenCL)

Integrated GPU performance for parallel computing

CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 4 more

Performance per Watt

How efficiently does the processor use electricity?

Sky Diver, Cloud Gate, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more

Value

Are you paying a premium for performance?

Sky Diver, Cloud Gate, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more

No winner declared

Too close to call

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of AMD Sempron 3800+

Reasons to consider the
AMD Sempron 3800+

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Significantly lower typical power consumption 50.38W vs 72.31W More than 30% lower typical power consumption
Higher Maximum operating temperature 55 °C vs 49 °C More than 10% 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 4000+

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AMD Athlon 4000+

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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 2.4 GHz vs 2.2 GHz Around 10% higher clock speed
Better overclocked clock speed (Air) 2.97 GHz vs 2.2 GHz 35% better overclocked clock speed (Air)
Better geekbench 3 single core score 1,125 vs 859 More than 30% better geekbench 3 single core score
Better overclocked clock speed (Water) 2.9 GHz vs 2.2 GHz More than 30% better overclocked clock speed (Water)

Benchmarks Real world tests of Sempron 3800+ vs Athlon 4000+

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 3800+
59.1 MB/s
Athlon 4000+
78 MB/s

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

PassMark (Single Core)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Sempron 3800+  vs
Athlon 4000+ 
Clock speed 2.2 GHz 2.4 GHz
Cores Single core Single core
Socket type
S1
AM2
939
754
Is unlocked No No

features

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

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 0.59 pt/W 0.51 pt/W
Typical power consumption 50.38W 72.31W

details

Sempron 3800+  vs
Athlon 4000+ 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 1 1
L2 cache 0 MB 1 MB
L2 cache per core 0 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 90 nm
Max CPUs 1 1
Operating temperature Unknown - 55°C Unknown - 49°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 2.2 GHz 2.97 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 2.2 GHz 2.9 GHz
PassMark (Overclocked) 912.1 1,107.7
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 2.2 GHz 2.97 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 3800+
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