Cast your vote Do you agree or disagree with CPUBoss?

Thanks for adding your opinion. Follow us on Facebook to stay up to date with the latest news!
VS

Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of AMD Sempron X2 2100

Reasons to consider the
AMD Sempron X2 2100

Report a correction
More cores 2 vs 1 Twice as many cores; run more applications at once
More threads 2 vs 1 Twice as many threads
Better overclocked clock speed (Air) 2.95 GHz vs 2.8 GHz More than 5% better overclocked clock speed (Air)
Front view of AMD Athlon 3800+

Reasons to consider the
AMD Athlon 3800+

Report a correction
Much higher clock speed 2.4 GHz vs 1.8 GHz Around 35% higher clock speed
Much more l2 cache per core 1 MB/core vs 0.5 MB/core 2x more l2 cache per core
Significantly lower typical power consumption 36.56W vs 52.81W More than 30% lower typical power consumption
Much better overclocked clock speed (Water) 2.4 GHz vs 1.8 GHz Around 35% better overclocked clock speed (Water)
Significantly lower annual home energy cost 10.84 $/year vs 15.66 $/year More than 30% lower annual home energy cost
Significantly lower annual commercial energy cost 39.42 $/year vs 56.94 $/year More than 30% lower annual commercial energy cost

Benchmarks Real world tests of Sempron X2 2100 vs Athlon 3800+

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 X2 2100
49.8 MB/s
Athlon 3800+
64.55 MB/s

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Sempron X2 2100  vs
Athlon 3800+ 
Clock speed 1.8 GHz 2.4 GHz
Cores Dual core Single core
Socket type
AM2
939

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Instruction set extensions
SSE2
MMX
SSE3
SSE
3DNow!

details

Sempron X2 2100  vs
Athlon 3800+ 
Threads 2 1
L2 cache 1 MB 1 MB
L2 cache per core 0.5 MB/core 1 MB/core
Manufacture process 65 nm 65 nm
Max CPUs 1 1

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 2.95 GHz 2.8 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 1.8 GHz 2.4 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 2.95 GHz 2.8 GHz

power consumption

TDP 65W 45W
Annual home energy cost 15.66 $/year 10.84 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 56.94 $/year 39.42 $/year
Performance per watt 0.6 pt/W 0.73 pt/W
Typical power consumption 52.81W 36.56W
AMD Sempron X2 2100
Report a correction
AMD Athlon 3800+
Report a correction

Comments

comments powered by Disqus