AMD Opteron 246 vs Opteron 150

AMD Opteron 246
AMD Opteron 150

General info

Comparing Opteron 246 and Opteron 150 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
9.42
 
n/d
Type
Server
 
Server
Achitecture codename
SledgeHammer
 
Venus
Release date
on August 2003
 
on August 2005
Launch price (MSRP)
$109
 
n/d
Price now
$19.99
 
n/d

Technical specs

Opteron 246 and Opteron 150 quantitative parameters such as cores and threads number, clocks, manufacturing process, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of Opteron 246 and Opteron 150 performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider their test results.
Number of cores
1
 
1
Number of threads
1
 
1
Maximum frequency
2 GHz
 
2.4 GHz
L1 cache
128 KB
 
128 KB
L2 cache
1 MB
 
1 MB
Manufacturing process technology
130 nm
 
130 nm
Die size
193 mm2
 
193 mm2
Transistor count
106 million
 
106 million
64 bit support
+
 
+

Compatibility

Information on Opteron 246 and Opteron 150 compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one.
Max number of CPUs in a configuration
2
 
1
Socket
940
 
939
Power consumption (TDP)
89 Watt
 
89 Watt

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Opteron 246 and Opteron 150. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

Opteron 246 1.33 +3.9%
Opteron 150 1.28

Passmark

Opteron 246 632 +4.6%
Opteron 150 604

Gaming performance

Let's see how good Opteron 246 and Opteron 150 are for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Advantages of AMD Opteron 246

3.9% faster in synthetic tests

Advantages of AMD Opteron 150

We are unaware of any advantages of AMD Opteron 150 over AMD Opteron 246.

So, Opteron 246 or Opteron 150?

Technical City couldn't decide between AMD Opteron 246 and AMD Opteron 150. The differences in performance seem too small.
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