AMD Athlon 64 FX-62 vs 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)
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5.34
Type
Desktop
 
Desktop
Series
Athlon 64 (Desktop)
 
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Architecture codename
Windsor
 
Wolfdale
Release date
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January 2009
Launch price (MSRP)
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$55
Price now
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$102

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
 
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L1 cache
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64 KB (per core)
L2 cache
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2 MB (shared)
Manufacturing process technology
90 nm
 
45 nm
Die size
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82 mm2
Maximum core temperature
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74 °C
Transistor count
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228 million
64 bit support
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+
VID voltage range
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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
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1
Socket
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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)
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Turbo Boost
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-
Hyper-Threading
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-
Idle States
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+
Thermal Monitoring
-
 
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Demand Based Switching
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-

Security technologies

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

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Athlon 64 FX-62 and Pentium E5400 are enumerated here.
VT-d
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VT-x
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Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Athlon 64 FX-62 and Pentium E5400.
Supported memory types
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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 1.08
Pentium E5400 1.32 +22.2%

Passmark

Athlon 64 FX-62 860
Pentium E5400 1052 +22.3%

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

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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