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AMD Phenom II X4 965
AMD Phenom II X940 Black Edition
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Top 82%374 points
Top 82%
AMD Phenom II X4 965
AMD Phenom II X940 Black Edition
Top specs and features

AMD Phenom II X4 965 vs AMD Phenom II X940 Black Edition: 17 facts in comparison

1. total clock speed

41.67% faster CPU clock speed.
4 x 3.4GHz
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX: 32 x 3GHz
4 x 2.4GHz

2. CPU threads

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

3. semiconductor size

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

4. L2 cache

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

5. L1 cache

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

6. 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 965
AMD Phenom II X940 Black Edition
96% have it

7. 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
45W

8. 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
0.5MB/core

9. 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 965
AMD Phenom II X940 Black Edition
10% have it

10. 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 965
AMD Phenom II X940 Black Edition
88% have it

11. Supports hardware-assisted virtualization

It is easier to obtain better performance when using virtualization if it is hardware-assisted.
AMD Phenom II X4 965
AMD Phenom II X940 Black Edition
94% have it

12. Has NX bit

NX bit helps protect the computer from malicious attacks.
AMD Phenom II X4 965
AMD Phenom II X940 Black Edition
94% have it

13. 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
AMD Ryzen 5 2500X: 4.2
4

14. Has MMX

MMX is used to speed up tasks such as adjusting the contrast of an image or adjusting volume.
AMD Phenom II X4 965
AMD Phenom II X940 Black Edition
95% have it

15. height

5mm shorter.
40mm
Samsung Exynos 5 Dual: 11mm
35mm

16. clock multiplier

The clock multiplier controls the speed of the CPU.
17
Intel Core i7-4870HQ: 47
12

17. width

5mm narrower.
40mm
Samsung Exynos 5 Dual: 11mm
35mm

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