AMD Athlon II X4 615e vs Athlon II X3 460

AMD Athlon II X4 615e
AMD Athlon II X3 460

General info

Comparing Athlon II X4 615e and Athlon II X3 460 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
14.68
 
21.95
Type
Desktop
 
Desktop
Achitecture codename
Propus
 
Rana
Release date
on September 2010
 
on May 2011
Launch price (MSRP)
$59
 
$50
Price now
$59
 
$39

Technical specs

Athlon II X4 615e and Athlon II X3 460 quantitative parameters such as cores and threads number, clocks, manufacturing process, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of Athlon II X4 615e and Athlon II X3 460 performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider their test results.
Number of cores
4
 
3
Number of threads
4
 
3
Maximum frequency
2.5 GHz
 
3.4 GHz
L1 cache
128 KB (per core)
 
128 KB (per core)
L2 cache
512 KB (per core)
 
512 KB (per core)
Manufacturing process technology
45 nm
 
45 nm
Die size
169 mm2
 
169 mm2
Transistor count
300 million
 
300 million
64 bit support
+
 
+

Compatibility

Information on Athlon II X4 615e and Athlon II X3 460 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
 
1
Socket
AM3
 
AM3
Power consumption (TDP)
45 Watt
 
95 Watt

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Athlon II X4 615e and Athlon II X3 460.
Supported memory types
DDR3
 
DDR3

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Athlon II X4 615e and Athlon II X3 460. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

Athlon II X4 615e 6.12 +1.2%
Athlon II X3 460 6.05

Passmark

Athlon II X4 615e 2899 +1.2%
Athlon II X3 460 2864

Gaming performance

Let's see how good Athlon II X4 615e and Athlon II X3 460 are for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Advantages of AMD Athlon II X4 615e

1.2% faster in synthetic tests
Less power hungry (45 vs 95 watts)

Advantages of AMD Athlon II X3 460

Cheaper ($50 vs $59)

So, Athlon II X4 615e or Athlon II X3 460?

Technical City couldn't decide between AMD Athlon II X4 615e and AMD Athlon II X3 460. The differences in performance seem too small.
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