AMD Athlon 64 FX-74 vs Athlon II X2 210e
Comparing Athlon 64 FX-74 and Athlon II X2 210e processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Athlon 64 FX-74 and Athlon II X2 210e 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 and Athlon II X2 210e performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider their test results.
Number of cores
Number of threads
Manufacturing process technology
64 bit support
Information on Athlon 64 FX-74 and Athlon II X2 210e 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)
Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Athlon 64 FX-74 and Athlon II X2 210e.
Supported memory types
Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Athlon 64 FX-74 and Athlon II X2 210e. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
Overall benchmark performance
Athlon 64 FX-74 3.16 +0.6%
Athlon II X2 210e 3.14
Athlon 64 FX-74 1495 +0.6%
Athlon II X2 210e 1486
Let's see how good Athlon 64 FX-74 and Athlon II X2 210e are for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.
Advantages of AMD Athlon 64 FX-74
0.6% faster in synthetic tests
Advantages of AMD Athlon II X2 210e
Finer manufacturing process technology (45 vs 90 nm)
Less power hungry (45 vs 125 watts)
MMX (MultiMedia Extensions - the very first (1996) SIMD instruction expansion for Intel desktop CPUs, works with 64-bit registers)
3DNow! (older SIMD instructions set used by AMD CPUs. Supercedes MMX, works with 64-bit registers)
SSE (Streaming SIMD Instructions - a SIMD instruction extension working with 128-bit registers)
AMD64 (AMD CPUs 64-bit architecture. Almost identical to Intel 64, save for some little and rarely used nuances)
So, Athlon 64 FX-74 or Athlon II X2 210e?
Technical City couldn't decide between AMD Athlon 64 FX-74 and AMD Athlon II X2 210e. The differences in performance seem too small.
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