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AMD Phenom II X4 955
Intel Core i7-3940XM
Top 72%587 points
Top 72%
Top 23%1,638 points
Top 23%
AMD Phenom II X4 955
Intel Core i7-3940XM
Top specs and features

AMD Phenom II X4 955 vs Intel Core i7-3940XM: 39 facts in comparison

1. total clock speed

6.67% faster CPU clock speed.
4 x 3.2GHz
Intel Xeon Phi 7235: 64 x 1.3GHz
4 x 3GHz

2. RAM speed

It can support faster memory, which will give quicker system performance.
1333MHz
AMD Ryzen 5 2400GE: 2933MHz
1600MHz

3. CPU threads

More threads result in faster performance and better multitasking.
4
Intel Xeon Phi 7235: 64
8

4. semiconductor size

A smaller size indicates that the process to create the chip is newer.
45nm
AMD Ryzen 5 2600: 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 Opteron 6180 SE: 1536KB
256KB

7. PassMark result

This benchmark measures the performance of the CPU using multiple threads.
4023
Intel Xeon W-2195: 26470
9820

8. 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

9. Has integrated graphics

With integrated graphics you don’t need to buy a separate graphics card.
AMD Phenom II X4 955
Intel Core i7-3940XM
56% have it

10. 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 i7-3940XM
96% 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 i7-3940XM
78% 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
17010

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 i7-3940XM
9% have it

16. 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 i7-3940XM
88% have it

17. L3 cache

A larger L3 cache results in faster CPU and system-wide performance.
6MB
Intel Xeon E7-8893 v4: 60MB
8MB

18. 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 i7-3940XM
94% have it

19. 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

20. 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 i7-3940XM
57% have it

21. number of transistors

A higher transistor count generally indicates a newer, more powerful processor.
758 million
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1940X: 9600 million
1200 million

22. 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

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 i7-3940XM
32% have it

24. L3 core

More data can be stored in the L3 cache for access by each core of the CPU.
1.5MB/core
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1940X: 2340.57MB/core
2MB/core

25. PassMark result (single)

This benchmark measures the performance of the CPU using a single thread.
1121
Intel Core i3-7350K: 2625
2054

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