AMD Athlon 64 X2 4800+: specs and benchmarks

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AMD Athlon 64 X2 4800+
AMD Athlon 64 X2 4800+
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Performance 0.53


This is a Windsor architecture desktop processor primarily aimed at office systems. It has 2 cores and 2 threads, and is based on 90 manufacturing technology, with a maximum frequency of 2400 MHz and a locked multiplier.

Compatibility-wise, this is processor with a TDP of 65 Watt.

It provides poor benchmark performance at


of a leader's which is AMD EPYC 9654.

AMD EPYC 9654 EPYC 9654

General info

Athlon 64 X2 4800+ processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture, sales start time and pricing.

Place in performance rating2641
Value for money0.59
Market segmentDesktop processor
Series2x Athlon 64 (Desktop)
Architecture codenameWindsor (2006−2009)
Release dateno data
Current price$170 of 25332 (Xeon Platinum 8276L)
Value for money

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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 cores2 (Dual-core)
Boost clock speed2.4 GHzof 7.3 (Ryzen 9 7900)
Bus support1000 MHz
Chip lithography90 nmof 4 (Ryzen 9 7940HS)
64 bit support+
Windows 11 compatibility-


Information on Athlon 64 X2 4800+ 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.

Thermal design power (TDP)65 Wattof 400 (Xeon Platinum 9282)

Benchmark performance

Single-core and multi-core benchmark results of Athlon 64 X2 4800+. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range, higher is better.

Overall score

This is our combined benchmark performance rating. We are regularly improving our combining algorithms, but if you find some perceived inconsistencies, feel free to speak up in comments section, we usually fix problems quickly.

Athlon 64 X2 4800+ 0.53
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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.

Benchmark coverage: 67%

Athlon 64 X2 4800+ 652

3DMark06 CPU

3DMark06 is a discontinued DirectX 9 benchmark suite from Futuremark. Its CPU part contains two scenarios, one dedicated to artificial intelligence pathfinding, another to game physics using PhysX package.

Benchmark coverage: 19%

Athlon 64 X2 4800+ 1798

Is Athlon 64 X2 4800+ good for gaming?

Relative perfomance

Overall Athlon 64 X2 4800+ performance compared to nearest competitors among desktop CPUs.

Athlon 64 X2 4800+ Intel equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Athlon 64 X2 4800+ from Intel is Celeron E1400, which is faster by 2% and higher by 13 positions in our rating.

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Similar processors

Here is our recommendation of several processors that are more or less close in performance to the one reviewed.

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Best GPU for Athlon 64 X2 4800+

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These are the fastest graphics cards for Athlon 64 X2 4800+ in our user configuration statistics. There is a total of 479 configurations based on Athlon 64 X2 4800+ in our database.

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