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AMD Opteron 6238
AMD Opteron 6238
Top 72%591 points
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AMD Opteron 6238 review: 25 facts and highlights

1. total clock speed

12 x 2.6GHz
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2970X: 24 x 3.5GHz

2. RAM speed

It can support faster memory, which will give quicker system performance.
1600MHz
AMD Ryzen 5 2400GE: 2933MHz

3. CPU threads

More threads result in faster performance and better multitasking.
12
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990X: 64

4. L2 cache

A larger L2 cache results in faster CPU and system-wide performance.
16MB
Intel Xeon Phi 7235: 32MB

5. L1 cache

A larger L1 cache results in faster CPU and system-wide performance.
768KB
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990X: 3072KB

6. thermal design power (TDP)

The thermal design power (TDP) is the maximum amount of power the cooling system needs to dissipate. A lower TDP typically means that it consumes less power.
115W
Intel Atom E3805: 3W

7. Supports 64-bit

A 32-bit operating system can only support up to 4GB of RAM. 64-bit allows more than 4GB, giving increased performance. It also allows you to run 64-bit applications.
AMD Opteron 6238
96% have it

8. L2 core

More data can be stored in the L2 cache for access by each core of the CPU.
1.33MB/core
Intel Core i5-4200Y: 2.5MB/core

9. turbo clock speed

When the CPU is running below its limitations, it can boost to a higher clock speed in order to give increased performance.
3.2GHz
Intel Core i5-7200U: 3100GHz

10. Has AES

AES is used to speed up encryption and decryption.
AMD Opteron 6238
79% have it

11. Has dynamic frequency scaling

Dynamic frequency scaling is a technology that allows the processor to conserve power and reduce noise when it is under a light load.
AMD Opteron 6238
88% have it

12. L3 cache

A larger L3 cache results in faster CPU and system-wide performance.
16MB
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990X: 65.54MB

13. Supports hardware-assisted virtualization

It is easier to obtain better performance when using virtualization if it is hardware-assisted.
AMD Opteron 6238
95% have it

14. L3 core

More data can be stored in the L3 cache for access by each core of the CPU.
1.33MB/core
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1940X: 2340.57MB/core

15. Has NX bit

NX bit helps protect the computer from malicious attacks.
AMD Opteron 6238
94% have it

16. Has FMA4

FMA4 is used to speed up tasks such as adjusting the contrast of an image or adjusting volume.
AMD Opteron 6238
11% have it

17. Has MMX

MMX is used to speed up tasks such as adjusting the contrast of an image or adjusting volume.
AMD Opteron 6238
95% have it

18. SSE version

SSE is used to speed up multimedia tasks such as editing an image or adjusting audio volume. Each new version contains new instructions and improvements.
4.2
AMD Athlon Pro 200GE: 4.2

19. Has AVX

AVX is used to help speed up calculations in multimedia, scientific and financial applications, as well as improving Linux RAID software performance.
AMD Opteron 6238
78% have it

20. height

50mm
Samsung Exynos 5 Dual: 11mm

21. CPU temperature

If the CPU exceeds the maximum operating temperature then problems such as random resets can occur.
70.4°C
Intel Atom E3827: 110°C

22. Supports ECC memory

Error-correcting code memory can detect and correct data corruption. It is used when is it essential to avoid corruption, such as scientific computing or when running a server.
AMD Opteron 6238
43% have it

23. width

50mm
Samsung Exynos 5 Dual: 11mm

24. Turbo Core version

Higher versions of AMD's Turbo Core are more advanced, removing certain limitations and allowing several different turbo levels.
1
AMD Z-60: 400

25. bus speed

The bus is responsible for transferring data between different components of a computer or device.
3.2GHz
Intel Atom D2700: 2133GHz

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