AMD Athlon X4 740: specs and benchmarks
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AMD started AMD Athlon X4 740 sales 2 October 2012. This is a Trinity architecture desktop processor primarily aimed at office systems. It has 4 cores and 4 threads, and is based on 32 nm manufacturing technology, with a maximum frequency of 3700 MHz and a locked multiplier.
Compatibility-wise, this is AMD Socket FM2 processor with a TDP of 65 Watt and a maximum temperature of 74 °C. It supports DDR3-1866 memory.
It provides poor benchmark performance at
of a leader's which is AMD EPYC 9654.
Athlon X4 740 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture, sales start time and pricing.
|Place in performance rating||1695|
|Market segment||Desktop processor|
|Architecture codename||Trinity (2012−2013)|
|Release date||2 October 2012 (10 years old)|
|Current price||$96||of 16241 (Xeon Platinum 8276L)|
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 cores||4 (Quad-Core)|
|Base clock speed||3.2 GHz||of 4.7 (Ryzen 9 7900X)|
|Boost clock speed||3.7 GHz||of 6 (Core i9-13900KS)|
|L1 cache||192K||of 7475.2 (Apple M2 Pro 10-Core)|
|L2 cache||4 MB (shared)||of 36 (Apple M2 Max)|
|Chip lithography||32 nm||of 4 (Ryzen 7 7840HS)|
|Die size||246 mm2|
|Maximum case temperature (TCase)||74 °C||of 105 (Core i7-5950HQ)|
|Number of transistors||1,303 million||of 9900000 (Ryzen 9 7945HX)|
|64 bit support||+|
Information on Athlon X4 740 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 configuration||1||of 8 (Xeon Platinum 8160M)|
|Thermal design power (TDP)||65 Watt||of 400 (Xeon Platinum 9282)|
Technologies and extensions
Technological capabilities and additional instructions supported by Athlon X4 740. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.
Supported virtual machine optimization technologies. Some are specific to Intel only, some to AMD.
Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Athlon X4 740's memory controller. Depending on the motherboard, higher memory frequency may be supported.
|Supported memory types||DDR3-1866||of 5600 (Ryzen 7 7840HS)|
Specifications and connection types of supported peripherals.
|PCIe version||2.0||of 5 (EPYC 9654)|
Single-core and multi-core benchmark results of Athlon X4 740. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range, higher is better.
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.
- GeekBench 5 Single-Core
- GeekBench 5 Multi-Core
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%
GeekBench 5 Single-Core
GeekBench 5 Single-Core is a cross-platform application developed in the form of CPU tests that independently recreate certain real-world tasks with which to accurately measure performance. This version uses only a single CPU core.
Benchmark coverage: 37%
GeekBench 5 Multi-Core
GeekBench 5 Multi-Core is a cross-platform application developed in the form of CPU tests that independently recreate certain real-world tasks with which to accurately measure performance. This version uses all available CPU cores.
Benchmark coverage: 37%
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Overall Athlon X4 740 performance compared to nearest competitors among desktop CPUs.
We believe that the nearest equivalent to Athlon X4 740 by Intel is Celeron G4950, which is nearly equal in speed and higher by 4 positions in our rating.
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