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AMD Phenom II X4 955
Intel Core i7-3920XM
Top 62%1,525 points
Top 62%
Top 17%3,373 points
Top 17%
AMD Phenom II X4 955
Intel Core i7-3920XM
Top specs and features

AMD Phenom II X4 955 vs Intel Core i7-3920XM: 39 facts in comparison

1. total clock speed

10.34% faster CPU clock speed.
4 x 3.2GHz
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX: 32 x 3GHz
4 x 2.9GHz

2. RAM speed

It can support faster memory, which will give quicker system performance.
1333MHz
AMD Ryzen 5 2500X: 2933MHz
1600MHz

3. CPU threads

More threads result in faster performance and better multitasking.
4
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX: 64
8

4. semiconductor size

A smaller size indicates that the process to create the chip is newer.
45nm
AMD Ryzen 5 2500X: 12nm
22nm

5. L2 cache

A larger L2 cache results in faster CPU and system-wide performance.
2MB
Intel Xeon Phi 7235: 32MB
1MB

6. L1 cache

A larger L1 cache results in faster CPU and system-wide performance.
512KB
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2970WX: 2250KB
256KB

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 955
Intel Core i7-3920XM
97% have it

8. PassMark result

This benchmark measures the performance of the CPU using multiple threads.
4023
Intel Xeon W-2195: 26470
9137

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.
125W
Intel Atom E3805: 3W
55W

10. Has integrated graphics

With integrated graphics you don’t need to buy a separate graphics card.
AMD Phenom II X4 955
Intel Core i7-3920XM
56% have it

11. 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
0.25MB/core

12. 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
25.6GB/s

13. Has AES

AES is used to speed up encryption and decryption.
AMD Phenom II X4 955
Intel Core i7-3920XM
79% have it

14. GeekBench result

This is a cross-platform benchmark that measures the performance of the CPU. (Source: Primate Labs, 2018)
6130
Intel Core i7-6950X: 51251
16305

15. Has an unlocked multiplier

Some processors come with an unlocked multiplier which makes them easy to overclock, allowing you to gain increased performance in games and other applications.
AMD Phenom II X4 955
Intel Core i7-3920XM
11% have it

16. L3 cache

A larger L3 cache results in faster CPU and system-wide performance.
6MB
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX: 64MB
8MB

17. 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 955
Intel Core i7-3920XM
88% have it

18. Uses hyperthreading technology

Many of Intel's processors use hyperthreading, which means that each core of the processor can work on two threads at once instead of most processors which work on a single thread per core. This means you can have significant performance gains in certain applications.
AMD Phenom II X4 955
Intel Core i7-3920XM
57% have it

19. Supports hardware-assisted virtualization

It is easier to obtain better performance when using virtualization if it is hardware-assisted.
AMD Phenom II X4 955
Intel Core i7-3920XM
94% have it

20. memory channels

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

21. L3 core

More data can be stored in the L3 cache for access by each core of the CPU.
1.5MB/core
Intel Core i9-7960X: 22MB/core
2MB/core

22. number of transistors

A higher transistor count generally indicates a newer, more powerful processor.
758 million
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2970WX: 9600 million
1200 million

23. Has Tri-Gate transistors

An advanced transistor technology developed by Intel that allows lower power consumption and higher speeds.
AMD Phenom II X4 955
Intel Core i7-3920XM
32% have it

24. 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
3

25. PassMark result (single)

This benchmark measures the performance of the CPU using a single thread.
1121
Intel Core i3-7350K: 2625
1986

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