AMD Athlon 64 FX-62 vs Intel Pentium E5400
Comparing Athlon 64 FX-62 and Pentium E5400 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
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
Number of threads
64 KB (per core)
2 MB (shared)
Manufacturing process technology
Maximum core temperature
64 bit support
VID voltage range
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
Power consumption (TDP)
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)
Demand Based Switching
Athlon 64 FX-62 and Pentium E5400 technologies aimed at raising security, for example, by protecting against hacks.
Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Athlon 64 FX-62 and Pentium E5400 are enumerated here.
See Ordering Info
Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Athlon 64 FX-62 and Pentium E5400.
Supported memory types
DDR1, DDR2, DDR3
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 1.08
Pentium E5400 1.32 +22.2%
Athlon 64 FX-62 860
Pentium E5400 1052 +22.3%
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
Higher maximum frequency (2800 vs 2700 MHz)
Advantages of Intel Pentium E5400
22.2% faster in synthetic tests
Finer manufacturing process technology (45 vs 90 nm)
Less power hungry (65 vs 125 watts)
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?
Judging by the results of synthetic and gaming tests, Technical City recommends Intel Pentium E5400.
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