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AMD Sempron 3850

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of AMD Sempron 3850

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Much newer manufacturing process 28 nm vs 90 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
Much more l2 cache 2 MB vs 0 MB Compared to all cpus, 2 MB l2 cache is just OK
Has a built-in GPU Yes vs No Somewhat common; A separate graphics adapter is not required
Has virtualization support Yes vs No Somewhat common; Boosts performance of virtual machines
Significantly lower typical power consumption 20.31W vs 50.38W 2.5x lower typical power consumption
Much higher Maximum operating temperature 90 °C vs 55 °C Around 65% higher Maximum operating temperature
Newer Dec, 2013 vs May, 2006 Release date over 7 years later
Much more l2 cache per core 0.5 MB/core vs 0 MB/core Compared to all cpus, 0.5 MB/core l2 cache per core is just OK
More cores 4 vs 1 3 more cores; run more applications at once
Significantly better performance per watt 3.56 pt/W vs 0.5 pt/W More than 7x better performance per watt
More threads 4 vs 1 3 more threads
Better PassMark score 1,689 vs 448 More than 3.8x better PassMark score
Significantly lower annual home energy cost 6.02 $/year vs 14.94 $/year 2.5x lower annual home energy cost
Significantly lower annual commercial energy cost 21.9 $/year vs 54.31 $/year 2.5x lower annual commercial energy cost
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Higher clock speed 1.8 GHz vs 1.3 GHz Around 40% higher clock speed

Benchmarks Real world tests of Sempron 3850 vs 3400+

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

PassMark (Single Core)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Sempron 3850  vs
3400+ 
Clock speed 1.3 GHz 1.8 GHz
Cores Quad core Single core
Socket type
FS1b
AM2
754
939
Is unlocked No No

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Has virtualization support Yes No
Instruction set extensions
SSE2
F16C
MMX
AVX
SSE3
SSE
AMD64
SSE4.1
SSE4.2
AMD-V
3DNow!
Supplemental SSE3
AES
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

power consumption

TDP 25W 62W
Annual home energy cost 6.02 $/year 14.94 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 21.9 $/year 54.31 $/year
Performance per watt 3.56 pt/W 0.5 pt/W
Typical power consumption 20.31W 50.38W

details

Sempron 3850  vs
3400+ 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 4 1
L2 cache 2 MB 0 MB
L2 cache per core 0.5 MB/core 0 MB/core
Manufacture process 28 nm 90 nm
Max CPUs 1 1
Operating temperature Unknown - 90°C Unknown - 55°C

overclocking

Overclock popularity 0 2

integrated graphics

GPU GPU None
Label Radeon HD 8280 N/A
Latest DirectX 11.0 N/A
GPU clock speed 450 MHz N/A
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