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Front view of AMD Phenom X3 8750

AMD Phenom X3 8750

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of AMD Turion 64 technology MK-38

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Much lower typical power consumption 25.19W vs 77.19W 3.1x lower typical power consumption
Significantly higher Maximum operating temperature 95 °C vs 71 °C Around 35% higher Maximum operating temperature
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 X3 8750

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Much more l2 cache 2 MB vs 0.5 MB 4x more l2 cache; more data can be stored in the l2 cache for quick access later
Much newer manufacturing process 65 nm vs 90 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
Higher clock speed 2.4 GHz vs 2.2 GHz Around 10% higher clock speed
Much better PassMark (Single core) score 1,637 vs 608 Around 2.8x better PassMark (Single core) score
More cores 3 vs 1 Three times as many cores; run more applications at once
Better overclocked clock speed (Air) 2.98 GHz vs 2.35 GHz More than 25% better overclocked clock speed (Air)
More l2 cache per core 0.67 MB/core vs 0.5 MB/core Around 35% more l2 cache per core
Better PassMark score 2,072 vs 505 More than 4x better PassMark score
More threads 3 vs 1 Three times as many threads
Slightly better overclocked clock speed (Water) 2.4 GHz vs 2.2 GHz Around 10% better overclocked clock speed (Water)

Benchmarks Real world tests of Turion 64 technology MK-38 vs Phenom X3 8750

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

PassMark (Single Core)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Turion 64 technology MK-38  vs
Phenom X3 8750 
Clock speed 2.2 GHz 2.4 GHz
Cores Single core Tri core

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Instruction set extensions
SSE4a
SSE2
MMX
SSE3
SSE
3DNow!

details

Turion 64 technology MK-38  vs
Phenom X3 8750 
Threads 1 3
L2 cache 0.5 MB 2 MB
L2 cache per core 0.5 MB/core 0.67 MB/core
Manufacture process 90 nm 65 nm
Max CPUs 1 1
Operating temperature Unknown - 95°C Unknown - 71°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 2.35 GHz 2.98 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 2.2 GHz 2.4 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 2.35 GHz 2.98 GHz

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
Performance per watt 1.43 pt/W 1.26 pt/W
Typical power consumption 25.19W 77.19W
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