AMD Phenom II X4 980
AMD Phenom II X4 980
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AMD Phenom II X4 980 review: 38 facts and highlights

1. total clock speed

4 x 3.7GHz
Intel Xeon Phi 7235: 64 x 1.3GHz

2. RAM speed

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

3. CPU threads

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

4. semiconductor size

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

7. PassMark result

This benchmark measures the performance of the CPU using multiple threads.
4656
Intel Xeon W-2195: 26470

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

9. 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 980
96% have it

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. GeekBench result

This is a cross-platform benchmark that measures the performance of the CPU. (Source: Primate Labs, 2018)
7122
Intel Core i7-6950X: 51251

13. 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 980
10% have it

14. 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 980
88% have it

15. L3 cache

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

16. Supports hardware-assisted virtualization

It is easier to obtain better performance when using virtualization if it is hardware-assisted.
AMD Phenom II X4 980
94% have it

17. memory channels

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

18. number of transistors

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

19. 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

20. 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

21. PassMark result (single)

This benchmark measures the performance of the CPU using a single thread.
1311
Intel Core i3-7350K: 2625

22. PassMark result (overclocked)

This benchmark measures the performance of the CPU when it is overclocked.
5283
Intel Core i7-5960X: 18948

23. Has NX bit

NX bit helps protect the computer from malicious attacks.
AMD Phenom II X4 980
94% have it

24. performance per watt

This means the CPU is more efficient, giving a greater amount of performance for each watt of power used.
57
Intel Core i5-7200U: 553.3

25. 7zip benchmark

This benchmark tests the CPU to see how well it performs using the 7zip program.
13621MIPS
Intel Core i7-3960X: 31232MIPS

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