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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Intel Pentium D 945

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Intel Pentium D 945

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CPUBoss is not aware of any important advantages of the Intel Pentium D 945 vs the AMD Phenom X3 8400.

Front view of AMD Phenom X3 8400

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

Benchmarks Real world tests of Pentium D 945 vs Phenom X3 8400

GeekBench 3 (Multi-core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

GeekBench 3 (Single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

GeekBench 3 (AES single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Pentium D 945
122,800 MB/s
Phenom X3 8400
79,150 MB/s

GeekBench (32-bit) Data courtesy Primate Labs

GeekBench

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Pentium D 945  vs
Phenom X3 8400 
Clock speed 3.4 GHz 2.1 GHz
Cores Dual core Tri core
Socket type
LGA 775
AM2+

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 22.89 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 83.22 $/year 83.22 $/year
Performance per watt 1.14 pt/W 0.91 pt/W
Typical power consumption 77.19W 77.19W

details

Pentium D 945  vs
Phenom X3 8400 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 2 3
L2 cache 4 MB 2 MB
L2 cache per core 2 MB/core 0.67 MB/core
Manufacture process 65 nm 65 nm
Max CPUs 1 1
Operating temperature Unknown - 63.4°C Unknown - 70°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 4.22 GHz 2.46 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 4.59 GHz 2.75 GHz
PassMark (Overclocked) 1,049.4 1,700.9
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 4.22 GHz 2.46 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 1,800 MHz
Intel Pentium D 945
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