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Front view of Intel Pentium D 915

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Intel Pentium D 915

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CPUBoss is not aware of any important advantages of the Intel Pentium D 915 vs the AMD Athlon II X4 630.

Front view of AMD Athlon II X4 630

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Has virtualization support Yes vs No Somewhat common; Boosts performance of virtual machines

Benchmarks Real world tests of Pentium D 915 vs Athlon II X4 630

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Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Pentium D 915  vs
Athlon II X4 630 
Clock speed 2.8 GHz 2.8 GHz
Cores Dual core Quad core
Socket type
LGA 775
AM3

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Has virtualization support No Yes
Instruction set extensions
SSE4a
SSE2
MMX
SSE3
SSE
3DNow!
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

power consumption

TDP 95W 95W
Annual home energy cost 22.89 $/year 55.86 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 83.22 $/year 151.46 $/year
Performance per watt 0.51 pt/W 0.76 pt/W
Typical power consumption 77.19W 154W

details

Pentium D 915  vs
Athlon II X4 630 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 2 4
L2 cache 4 MB 2 MB
L2 cache per core 2 MB/core 0.5 MB/core
Manufacture process 65 nm 45 nm
Max CPUs 1 1
Voltage range 1.2 - 1.34V 0.9 - 1.43V
Operating temperature Unknown - 63.4°C Unknown - 71°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 3.92 GHz 3.55 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 4.43 GHz 3.45 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.92 GHz 3.55 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 800 MHz 2,000 MHz
Intel Pentium D 915
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AMD Athlon II X4 630
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