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Front view of AMD Opteron 6272

AMD Opteron 6272

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of AMD Turion II N550

Reasons to consider the
AMD Turion II N550

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Much lower typical power consumption 28.44W vs 93.44W 3.3x lower typical power consumption
Higher clock speed 2.6 GHz vs 2.1 GHz Around 25% higher clock speed
Much lower annual commercial energy cost 30.66 $/year vs 100.74 $/year 3.3x lower annual commercial energy cost
Much lower annual home energy cost 8.43 $/year vs 27.7 $/year 3.3x lower annual home energy cost
Slightly better overclocked clock speed (Water) 2.6 GHz vs 2.4 GHz Around 10% better overclocked clock speed (Water)
Front view of AMD Opteron 6272

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AMD Opteron 6272

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Much more l2 cache 16 MB vs 2 MB 8x more l2 cache; more data can be stored in the l2 cache for quick access later
More cores 16 vs 2 14 more cores; run more applications at once
Much newer manufacturing process 32 nm vs 45 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
Supports more CPUs in SMP configuration 4 vs 1 3 supports more CPUs in SMP configuration
More threads 16 vs 2 14 more threads
Significantly better PassMark score 6,748 vs 1,521 Around 4.5x better PassMark score
Significantly better performance per watt 6.12 pt/W vs 2.14 pt/W More than 2.8x better performance per watt
Better overclocked clock speed (Air) 2.9 GHz vs 2.6 GHz More than 10% better overclocked clock speed (Air)
Newer Nov, 2011 vs Oct, 2010 Release date over 1 years later

Benchmarks Real world tests of Turion II N550 vs Opteron 6272

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

PassMark (Single Core)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Turion II N550  vs
Opteron 6272 
Clock speed 2.6 GHz 2.1 GHz
Cores Dual core 16 core
Socket type
S1
G34
Is unlocked No No

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Has virtualization support Yes Yes
Instruction set extensions
SSE4a
SSE2
MMX
SSE4
SSE3
SSE
3DNow!
Supplemental SSE3
AES

power consumption

TDP 35W 115W
Annual home energy cost 8.43 $/year 27.7 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 30.66 $/year 100.74 $/year
Performance per watt 2.14 pt/W 6.12 pt/W
Typical power consumption 28.44W 93.44W

details

Turion II N550  vs
Opteron 6272 
Threads 2 16
L2 cache 2 MB 16 MB
L2 cache per core 1 MB/core 1 MB/core
Manufacture process 45 nm 32 nm
Max CPUs 1 4

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 2.6 GHz 2.9 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 2.6 GHz 2.4 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 2.6 GHz 2.9 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

bus

Clock speed 533 MHz 3,200 MHz
AMD Turion II N550
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