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Front view of Intel Itanium 9050

Reasons to consider the
Intel Itanium 9050

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Much more l2 cache 24 MB vs 6 MB 4x more l2 cache; more data can be stored in the l2 cache for quick access later
Much more l2 cache per core 12 MB/core vs 1 MB/core 12x more l2 cache per core
Much more l3 cache per core 12 MB/core vs 1.33 MB/core 9x more l3 cache per core
Much more l3 cache 24 MB vs 8 MB 3x more l3 cache; more data can be stored in the l3 cache for quick access later
Supports more CPUs in SMP configuration 4 vs 1 3 supports more CPUs in SMP configuration
Higher Maximum operating temperature 76 °C vs 62.5 °C More than 20% higher Maximum operating temperature
Front view of AMD FX 6300

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AMD FX 6300

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Much newer manufacturing process 32 nm vs 90 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
Much higher clock speed 3.5 GHz vs 1.6 GHz Around 2.2x higher clock speed
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes vs No Somewhat common; Allows for maximum performance when needed, while conserving power and minimizing heat production when not needed
Has a NX bit Yes vs No Somewhat common; Prevents a common class of security exploits
More cores 6 vs 2 Three times as many cores; run more applications at once
Newer Oct, 2012 vs Jul, 2006 Release date over 6 years later
Lower typical power consumption 77.19W vs 84.5W Around 10% lower typical power consumption
More threads 6 vs 4 2 more threads
Lower annual home energy cost 22.89 $/year vs 25.05 $/year Around 10% lower annual home energy cost
Lower annual commercial energy cost 83.22 $/year vs 91.1 $/year Around 10% lower annual commercial energy cost

Features Key features of the Itanium 9050  vs FX 6300 

clock speed

Itanium 9050
1.6 GHz
FX 6300
3.5 GHz

L2 cache

Itanium 9050
24 MB
FX 6300
6 MB

L3 cache

Itanium 9050
24 MB
FX 6300
8 MB

TDP

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Itanium 9050  vs
FX 6300 
Clock speed 1.6 GHz 3.5 GHz
Cores Dual core Hexa core

features

Has a NX bit No Yes
Has virtualization support Yes Yes
Supports dynamic frequency scaling No Yes

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

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Supports ECC No Yes

details

Itanium 9050  vs
FX 6300 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 4 6
L2 cache 24 MB 6 MB
L2 cache per core 12 MB/core 1 MB/core
L3 cache 24 MB 8 MB
L3 cache per core 12 MB/core 1.33 MB/core
Manufacture process 90 nm 32 nm
Transistor count 1,720,000,000 1,200,000,000
Max CPUs 4 1
Clock multiplier 12 20
Voltage range 1.09 - 1.25V 0.8 - 1.43V
Operating temperature Unknown - 76°C Unknown - 62.5°C

power consumption

TDP 104W 95W
Annual home energy cost 25.05 $/year 22.89 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 91.1 $/year 83.22 $/year
Typical power consumption 84.5W 77.19W

bus

Clock speed 533 MHz 2,600 MHz
Intel Itanium 9050
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