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Front view of AMD Turion 64 X2 64

AMD Turion 64 X2 64

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of AMD Sempron 3600+

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AMD Sempron 3600+

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Better overclocked clock speed (Air) 2.16 GHz vs 1.76 GHz More than 20% better overclocked clock speed (Air)
Better overclocked clock speed (Water) 2 GHz vs 1.6 GHz Around 25% better overclocked clock speed (Water)
Front view of AMD Turion 64 X2 64

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Much better 3DMark06 CPU score 1,340 vs 748 Around 80% better 3DMark06 CPU score
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
Higher clock speed 2.2 GHz vs 2 GHz More than 10% higher clock speed
Much higher Maximum operating temperature 95 °C vs 55 °C Around 75% higher Maximum operating temperature
Significantly lower typical power consumption 28.44W vs 50.38W Around 45% lower typical power consumption
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 2 vs 1 Twice as many cores; run more applications at once
Better performance per watt 1.82 pt/W vs 0.52 pt/W More than 3.5x better performance per watt
Slightly better PassMark (Single core) score 655 vs 520 More than 25% better PassMark (Single core) score
Significantly lower annual home energy cost 8.43 $/year vs 14.94 $/year Around 45% lower annual home energy cost
Significantly lower annual commercial energy cost 30.66 $/year vs 54.31 $/year Around 45% lower annual commercial energy cost

Benchmarks Real world tests of Sempron 3600+ vs Turion 64 X2 64

3D Mark 06 (CPU)

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

PassMark (Single Core)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Sempron 3600+  vs
Turion 64 X2 64 
Clock speed 2 GHz 2.2 GHz
Cores Single core Dual core
Socket type
AM2
S1
754
Is unlocked No No

features

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

power consumption

TDP 62W 35W
Annual home energy cost 14.94 $/year 8.43 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 54.31 $/year 30.66 $/year
Performance per watt 0.52 pt/W 1.82 pt/W
Typical power consumption 50.38W 28.44W

details

Sempron 3600+  vs
Turion 64 X2 64 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 1 2
L2 cache 0 MB 1 MB
L2 cache per core 0 MB/core 0.5 MB/core
L3 cache 0 MB 0 MB
L3 cache per core 0 MB/core 0 MB/core
Manufacture process 90 nm 65 nm
Max CPUs 1 1
Operating temperature Unknown - 55°C Unknown - 95°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 2.16 GHz 1.76 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 2 GHz 1.6 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 2.16 GHz 1.76 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
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