AMD Phenom II X4 850
AMD Phenom II X4 850
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AMD Phenom II X4 850 review: 23 facts and highlights

1. total clock speed

4 x 3.3GHz
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX: 32 x 3GHz

2. RAM speed

It can support faster memory, which will give quicker system performance.
1333MHz
AMD Ryzen 5 2500X: 2933MHz

3. CPU threads

More threads result in faster performance and better multitasking.
4
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX: 64

4. semiconductor size

A smaller size indicates that the process to create the chip is newer.
45nm
AMD Ryzen 5 2500X: 12nm

5. L2 cache

A larger L2 cache results in faster CPU and system-wide performance.
2MB
Intel Xeon Phi 7235: 32MB

6. L1 cache

A larger L1 cache results in faster CPU and system-wide performance.
512KB
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2970WX: 2250KB

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 Phenom II X4 850
97% have it

8. PassMark result

This benchmark measures the performance of the CPU using multiple threads.
3581
Intel Xeon W-2195: 26470

9. 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.
95W
Intel Atom E3805: 3W

10. L2 core

More data can be stored in the L2 cache for access by each core of the CPU.
0.5MB/core
Intel Core i5-4200Y: 2.5MB/core

11. maximum memory bandwidth

This is the maximum rate that data can be read from or stored into memory.
21.3GB/s
Intel Xeon E5504: 192.2GB/s

12. 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 Phenom II X4 850
88% have it

13. Supports hardware-assisted virtualization

It is easier to obtain better performance when using virtualization if it is hardware-assisted.
AMD Phenom II X4 850
94% have it

14. memory channels

More memory channels increases the speed of data transfer between the memory and the CPU.
2
Intel Atom x5-Z8350: 12.8

15. number of transistors

A higher transistor count generally indicates a newer, more powerful processor.
758 million
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2970WX: 9600 million

16. PCI Express (PCIe) version

PCI Express (PCIe) is a high speed expansion card standard, that connects the computer to it's peripherals. Newer versions can support more bandwidth and deliver better performance.
2
Intel Core i9-7920X: 44

17. PassMark result (single)

This benchmark measures the performance of the CPU using a single thread.
1140
Intel Core i3-7350K: 2625

18. Has NX bit

NX bit helps protect the computer from malicious attacks.
AMD Phenom II X4 850
94% have it

19. 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
Intel Core i5-9600K: 4.2

20. Has MMX

MMX is used to speed up tasks such as adjusting the contrast of an image or adjusting volume.
AMD Phenom II X4 850
95% have it

21. height

40mm
Samsung Exynos 5 Dual: 11mm

22. clock multiplier

The clock multiplier controls the speed of the CPU.
16
Intel Core i7-4870HQ: 47

23. width

40mm
Samsung Exynos 5 Dual: 11mm

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