CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of 60 vs 3500+ 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

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Too close to call

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of AMD Turion 64 X2 60

Reasons to consider the
AMD Turion 64 X2 60

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Much newer manufacturing process 65 nm vs 90 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
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 0.5 MB/core vs 0 MB/core Compared to all cpus, 0.5 MB/core l2 cache per core is just OK
Significantly higher Maximum operating temperature 95 °C vs 78 °C More than 20% higher Maximum operating temperature
More cores 2 vs 1 Twice as many cores; run more applications at once
Front view of AMD Sempron 3500+

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Better geekbench 3 single core score 1,385 vs 808 More than 70% better geekbench 3 single core score
Better overclocked clock speed (Air) 2.66 GHz vs 2.2 GHz More than 20% better overclocked clock speed (Air)
Significantly better overclocked clock speed (Water) 2.93 GHz vs 2 GHz More than 45% better overclocked clock speed (Water)

Benchmarks Real world tests of Turion 64 X2 60 vs Sempron 3500+

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

Turion 64 X2 60
53,400 MB/s
Sempron 3500+
181.4 MB/s

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Turion 64 X2 60  vs
Sempron 3500+ 
Clock speed 2 GHz 2 GHz
Cores Dual core Single core
Socket type
S1
AM2
Is unlocked No No

features

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

power consumption

TDP 31W 35W
Annual home energy cost 7.47 $/year 8.43 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 27.16 $/year 30.66 $/year
Performance per watt 1.93 pt/W 1.35 pt/W
Typical power consumption 25.19W 28.44W

details

Turion 64 X2 60  vs
Sempron 3500+ 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 2 1
L2 cache 1 MB 0 MB
L2 cache per core 0.5 MB/core 0 MB/core
L3 cache 0 MB 0 MB
L3 cache per core 0 MB/core 0 MB/core
Manufacture process 65 nm 90 nm
Max CPUs 1 1
Operating temperature Unknown - 95°C Unknown - 78°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 2.2 GHz 2.66 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 2 GHz 2.93 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 2.2 GHz 2.66 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 Turion 64 X2 60
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