Intel Celeron G540T vs AMD Phenom X4 9150e

Intel Celeron G540T
AMD Phenom X4 9150e

General info

Comparing Celeron G540T and Phenom X4 9150e processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Place in performance rating
 
Type
Desktop
 
Desktop
Achitecture codename
Sandy Bridge
 
Agena
Release date
on September 2011
 
on July 2008

Technical specs

Celeron G540T and Phenom X4 9150e quantitative parameters such as cores and threads number, clocks, manufacturing process, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of Celeron G540T and Phenom X4 9150e performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider their test results.
Number of cores
2
 
4
Number of threads
2
 
4
Maximum frequency
2.1 GHz
 
1.8 GHz
L1 cache
64 KB (per core)
 
128 KB (per core)
L2 cache
256 KB (per core)
 
512 KB (per core)
L3 cache
2 MB (shared)
 
2 MB (shared)
Manufacturing process technology
32 nm
 
65 nm
Die size
131 mm2
 
285 mm2
Maximum core temperature
65 °C
 
n/d
Transistor count
504 million
 
450 million
64 bit support
+
 
+

Compatibility

Information on Celeron G540T and Phenom X4 9150e 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
FCLGA1155
 
AM2+
Power consumption (TDP)
35 Watt
 
65 Watt

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Celeron G540T and Phenom X4 9150e. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.
Instruction set extensions
Intel® SSE4.1, Intel® SSE4.2
 
n/d
vPro
-
 
n/d
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)
+
 
n/d
Turbo Boost
-
 
n/d
Hyper-Threading
-
 
n/d
Idle States
+
 
n/d
Thermal Monitoring
+
 
-
Flex Memory Access
+
 
n/d
FDI
+
 
n/d
Fast Memory Access
+
 
n/d

Security technologies

Celeron G540T and Phenom X4 9150e technologies aimed at raising security, for example, by protecting against hacks.
TXT
-
 
n/d
EDB
+
 
n/d

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Celeron G540T and Phenom X4 9150e are enumerated here.
AMD-V
-
 
+
VT-d
-
 
n/d
VT-x
+
 
n/d
EPT
+
 
n/d

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Celeron G540T and Phenom X4 9150e.
Supported memory types
DDR3-1066
 
n/d
Maximum memory size
32 GB
 
n/d
Max memory channels
2
 
n/d
Maximum memory bandwidth
17 GB / s
 
n/d

Graphics specifications

General parameters of GPUs integrated into Celeron G540T and Phenom X4 9150e.
Integrated graphics
Intel HD (Sandy Bridge)
 
n/d
Graphics max frequency
1 GHz
 
n/d

Graphics interfaces

Available interfaces and connections of Celeron G540T and Phenom X4 9150e integrated GPUs.
Number of displays supported
2
 
n/d

Peripherals

Specifications and connection of peripherals supported by Celeron G540T and Phenom X4 9150e.
PCIe revision
2.0
 
n/d

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Celeron G540T and Phenom X4 9150e. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

Celeron G540T 4.46
Phenom X4 9150e 4.46

Passmark

Celeron G540T 2114 +0%
Phenom X4 9150e 2113

Gaming performance

Let's see how good Celeron G540T and Phenom X4 9150e are for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Advantages of Intel Celeron G540T

Finer manufacturing process technology (32 vs 65 nm)
Less power hungry (35 vs 65 watts)
Intel 64 (64-bit Intel CPU architecture. Almost identical to AMD64, except small and rarely used nuances)
Thermal Monitoring Technologies

Advantages of AMD Phenom X4 9150e

3DNow! (older SIMD instructions set used by AMD CPUs. Supercedes MMX, works with 64-bit registers)
AMD64 (AMD CPUs 64-bit architecture. Almost identical to Intel 64, save for some little and rarely used nuances)
Virtualization (Hardware acceleration of virtual machines)

So, Celeron G540T or Phenom X4 9150e?

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