AMD Athlon 64 FX-55: specs and benchmarks

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AMD Athlon 64 FX-55
AMD Athlon 64 FX-55
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Year of release 2004
Performance

Summary

AMD started AMD Athlon 64 FX-55 sales on October 2004 at a recommended price of $180. Based on 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 2600 MHz and a locked multiplier.

Compatibility-wise, this is AMD Socket 939 processor with a TDP of 104 Watt and a maximum temperature of °C.

We have no data on Athlon 64 FX-55 benchmark results.

General info

Of Athlon 64 FX-55 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture, sales start time and pricing.

Place in performance ratingnot rated
Market segmentDesktop processor
Architecture codenameSan Diego
Release dateOctober 2004 (17 years ago)
Launch price (MSRP)$180of 305 (Core i7-870)
Price now$65 (0.4x MSRP)of 14999 (Xeon Platinum 9282)

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)
Threads1
Boost clock speed2.6 GHzof 5.3 (Core i9-10900KF)
L1 cache128 KBof 896 (Atom C3950)
L2 cache1 MBof 12 (Core 2 Quad Q9550)
Chip lithography130 nmof 5 (Apple M1)
Die size193 mm2
Number of transistors114 millionof 16000 (Apple M1)
64 bit support+
Windows 11 compatibility-

Compatibility

Information on Athlon 64 FX-55 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 (Opteron 842)
Socket939
Thermal design power (TDP)104 Wattof 400 (Xeon Platinum 9282)

Benchmark performance

Single-core and multi-core benchmark results of Athlon 64 FX-55. 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.

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