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Front view of AMD Turion 64 X2 52

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AMD Turion 64 X2 52

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Much lower typical power consumption 25.19W vs 77.19W 3.1x lower typical power consumption
Significantly more l2 cache per core 1 MB/core vs 0.67 MB/core More than 50% more l2 cache per core
Much lower annual home energy cost 7.47 $/year vs 22.89 $/year 3.1x lower annual home energy cost
Much lower annual commercial energy cost 27.16 $/year vs 83.22 $/year 3.1x lower annual commercial energy cost
Front view of AMD Phenom II X3 720

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AMD Phenom II X3 720

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Is unlocked Yes vs No Somewhat common; An unlocked multiplier allows for easier overclocking
Much newer manufacturing process 45 nm vs 90 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
Significantly higher clock speed 2.8 GHz vs 1.6 GHz Around 75% higher clock speed
More l3 cache 6 MB vs 0 MB Compared to all cpus, 6 MB l3 cache is just OK
Has virtualization support Yes vs No Somewhat common; Boosts performance of virtual machines
Much more l3 cache per core 2 MB/core vs 0 MB/core Compared to all cpus, 2 MB/core l3 cache per core is just OK
More cores 3 vs 2 1 more cores; run more applications at once

Features Key features of the Turion 64 X2 52  vs Phenom II X3 720 

clock speed

L2 cache

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Turion 64 X2 52  vs
Phenom II X3 720 
Clock speed 1.6 GHz 2.8 GHz
Cores Dual core Tri core
Is unlocked No Yes

features

Has virtualization support No Yes

details

Turion 64 X2 52  vs
Phenom II X3 720 
Threads 2 3
L2 cache 2 MB 2 MB
L2 cache per core 1 MB/core 0.67 MB/core
L3 cache 0 MB 6 MB
L3 cache per core 0 MB/core 2 MB/core
Manufacture process 90 nm 45 nm

power consumption

TDP 31W 95W
Annual home energy cost 7.47 $/year 22.89 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 27.16 $/year 83.22 $/year
Typical power consumption 25.19W 77.19W
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