AMD Athlon 64 3500+: specs and benchmarks

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AMD Athlon 64 3500+
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Year of release 2001


AMD started AMD Athlon 64 3500+ sales on January 2001 at a recommended price of $59. Based on a San Diego architecture, this desktop processor is primarily aimed at home systems. It has 1 core and 1 thread, and is based on 130 nm manufacturing technology, with a maximum frequency of 2200 MHz and a locked multiplier.

Compatibility-wise, this is AMD Socket 939 processor with a TDP of 89 Watt.

We have no data on Athlon 64 3500+ benchmark results.

General info

Athlon 64 3500+ processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture, sales start time and pricing.

Place in performance ratingnot rated
Market segmentDesktop processor
Architecture codenameSan Diego (2001−2005)
Release dateJanuary 2001
(22 years old)
Launch price (MSRP)$59of 305 (Core i7-870)
Current price$89 (1.5x MSRP)of 25332 (Xeon Platinum 8276L)

Technical specs

Basic microprocessor parameters such as number of cores, number of threads, base frequency and turbo boost clock, lithography, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters can generally indicate CPU performance, but to be more precise you have to review its test results.

Physical cores1 (Single-Core)
Boost clock speed2.2 GHzof 6 (Core i9-13900KS)
L1 cache128 KBof 1536 (EPYC Embedded 3401)
L2 cache512 KBof 12288 (Core 2 Quad Q9550)
L3 cache0 KBof 32768 (Ryzen Threadripper 1998)
Chip lithography130 nmof 4 (Ryzen 9 7940HS)
Die size230 mm2
Number of transistors227 millionof 9900000 (Ryzen 9 7845HX)
64 bit support+
Windows 11 compatibility-


Information on Athlon 64 3500+ compatibility with other computer components and devices: motherboard (look for socket type), power supply unit (look for power consumption) etc. Useful when planning a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one. Note that power consumption of some processors can well exceed their nominal TDP, even without overclocking. Some can even double their declared thermals given that the motherboard allows to tune the CPU power parameters.

Number of CPUs in a configuration1of 8 (Xeon Platinum 8160M)
Thermal design power (TDP)89 Wattof 400 (Xeon Platinum 9282)

Benchmark performance

Single-core and multi-core benchmark results of Athlon 64 3500+. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range, higher is better.

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Passmark CPU Mark is a widespread benchmark, consisting of 8 different types of workload, including integer and floating point math, extended instructions, compression, encryption and physics calculation. There is also one separate single-threaded scenario measuring single-core performance.

Benchmark coverage: 67%

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