AMD Athlon 64 FX-74: specs and benchmarks

AMD Athlon 64 FX-74

Summary

AMD started AMD Athlon 64 FX-74 sales on November 2006 at a recommended price of $500. This is Windsor architecture desktop processor primarily aimed at office systems. It has 2 cores and 2 threads, and is based on 90 nm manufacturing technology, with a maximum frequency of 3 GHz and a locked multiplier.

Compatibility-wise, this is AMD Socket F processor with a TDP of 125 Watt. It supports DDR1 memory.

It provides poor benchmark performance at 3.16 percent of a leader's which is AMD EPYC 7742.

General info

Of Athlon 64 FX-74 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
0.89
 
Type
Desktop
 
Achitecture codename
Windsor
 
Release date
on November 2006
 
Launch price (MSRP)
$500
 
of 999 (Xeon W3530)
Price now
$500
 
of 8685 (Xeon E5-4650L)

Technical specs

Athlon 64 FX-74's 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-74's performance, but to be more precise you have to review its test results.
Number of cores
2
 
Number of threads
2
 
Maximum frequency
3 GHz
 
of 5 (FX-9590)
L1 cache
128 KB
 
of 4096 (EPYC 7702)
L2 cache
1 MB
 
of 32 (EPYC 7702)
Manufacturing process technology
90 nm
 
Die size
235 mm2
 
Transistor count
227 million
 
of 19200 (Ryzen 7 3700)
64 bit support
+
 

Compatibility

Information on Athlon 64 FX-74 compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one.
Max number of CPUs in a configuration
1
 
Socket
F
 
Power consumption (TDP)
125 Watt
 

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Athlon 64 FX-74.
Supported memory types
DDR1
 

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Athlon 64 FX-74. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

3.16

Passmark

1495

Game benchmarks

Let's see how good Athlon 64 FX-74 is for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Relative perfomance

Overall Athlon 64 FX-74 performance compared to nearest competitors. All CPU types participate.

Intel equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Athlon 64 FX-74 from Intel is Core 2 Duo E6550, which is nearly equal in speed and higher by 1 position in our rating.

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