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Front view of AMD Sempron X2 2100

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AMD Sempron X2 2100

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CPUBoss is not aware of any important advantages of the Sempron X2 2100 vs the Athlon X2 2300.

Front view of AMD Athlon X2 2300

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Much better performance per watt 1.32 pt/W vs 0.6 pt/W Around 2.2x better performance per watt
Higher clock speed 1.9 GHz vs 1.8 GHz More than 5% higher clock speed
Significantly lower typical power consumption 36.56W vs 52.81W More than 30% lower typical power consumption
Significantly better overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.22 GHz vs 2.95 GHz Around 10% better overclocked clock speed (Air)
Significantly better overclocked clock speed (Water) 2.2 GHz vs 1.8 GHz More than 20% 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 X2 2300

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 X2 2300
52,100 MB/s

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

PassMark (Single Core)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Sempron X2 2100  vs
Athlon X2 2300 
Clock speed 1.8 GHz 1.9 GHz
Cores Dual core Dual core
Socket type
AM2

features

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

bus

Clock speed 800 MHz 800 MHz

details

Sempron X2 2100  vs
Athlon X2 2300 
Threads 2 2
L2 cache 1 MB 1 MB
L2 cache per core 0.5 MB/core 0.5 MB/core
Manufacture process 65 nm 65 nm
Max CPUs 1 1

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 2.95 GHz 3.22 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 1.8 GHz 2.2 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 2.95 GHz 3.22 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 1.32 pt/W
Typical power consumption 52.81W 36.56W
AMD Sempron X2 2100
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