AMD Athlon 64 FX-62 vs Intel Pentium E5400

AMD Athlon 64 FX-62
Intel Pentium E5400

General info

Comparing Athlon 64 FX-62 and Pentium E5400 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
n/d
 
23.86
Type
Desktop
 
Desktop
Series
Athlon 64 (Desktop)
 
n/d
Achitecture codename
Windsor
 
Wolfdale
Release date
n/d
 
on January 2009
Launch price (MSRP)
n/d
 
$55
Price now
n/d
 
$19.99

Technical specs

Athlon 64 FX-62 and Pentium E5400 quantitative parameters such as cores and threads number, clocks, manufacturing process, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of Athlon 64 FX-62 and Pentium E5400 performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider their test results.
Number of cores
2
 
2
Number of threads
2
 
2
Maximum frequency
2.8 GHz
 
2.7 GHz
Bus support
1000 MHz
 
n/d
L1 cache
n/d
 
64 KB (per core)
L2 cache
n/d
 
2 MB (shared)
Manufacturing process technology
90 nm
 
45 nm
Die size
n/d
 
82 mm2
Maximum core temperature
n/d
 
74 °C
Transistor count
n/d
 
228 million
64 bit support
+
 
+
VID voltage range
n/d
 
0.85V-1.3625V

Compatibility

Information on Athlon 64 FX-62 and Pentium E5400 compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one.
Max number of CPUs in a configuration
n/d
 
1
Socket
n/d
 
LGA775
Power consumption (TDP)
125 Watt
 
65 Watt

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Athlon 64 FX-62 and Pentium E5400. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)
n/d
 
+
Turbo Boost
n/d
 
-
Hyper-Threading
n/d
 
-
Idle States
n/d
 
+
Thermal Monitoring
-
 
+
Demand Based Switching
n/d
 
-

Security technologies

Athlon 64 FX-62 and Pentium E5400 technologies aimed at raising security, for example, by protecting against hacks.
TXT
n/d
 
-
EDB
n/d
 
+

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Athlon 64 FX-62 and Pentium E5400 are enumerated here.
VT-d
n/d
 
-
VT-x
n/d
 
See Ordering Info

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Athlon 64 FX-62 and Pentium E5400.
Supported memory types
n/d
 
DDR1, DDR2, DDR3

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Athlon 64 FX-62 and Pentium E5400. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

Athlon 64 FX-62 3.32
Pentium E5400 3.37 +1.5%

Passmark

Athlon 64 FX-62 1573
Pentium E5400 1596 +1.5%

Gaming performance

Let's see how good Athlon 64 FX-62 and Pentium E5400 are for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Advantages of AMD Athlon 64 FX-62

We are unaware of any advantages of AMD Athlon 64 FX-62 over Intel Pentium E5400.

Advantages of Intel Pentium E5400

1.5% faster in synthetic tests
Finer manufacturing process technology (45 vs 90 nm)
Less power hungry (65 vs 125 watts)
MMX (MultiMedia Extensions - the very first (1996) SIMD instruction expansion for Intel desktop CPUs, works with 64-bit registers)
SSE (Streaming SIMD Instructions - a SIMD instruction extension working with 128-bit registers)
Intel 64 (64-bit Intel CPU architecture. Almost identical to AMD64, except small and rarely used nuances)
Thermal Monitoring Technologies

So, Athlon 64 FX-62 or Pentium E5400?

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