AMD Opteron 842: specs and benchmarks

AMD Opteron 842


AMD started AMD Opteron 842 sales on June 2003. This is SledgeHammer architecture desktop processor primarily aimed at professional systems. It has 1 core and 1 thread, and is based on 130 nm manufacturing technology, with a maximum frequency of 1600 MHz and a locked multiplier.

Compatibility-wise, this is AMD Socket 940 processor with a TDP of 85 Watt and a maximum temperature of °C.

We have no data on Opteron 842 benchmark results.

General info

Of Opteron 842 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture, sales start time and pricing.

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Market segment
Architecture codename
Release date
June 2003 (18 years ago)
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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 cores
1 (Single-Core)
Boost clock speed
1.6 GHz
L1 cache
128 KB
of 896 (Atom C3950)
L2 cache
1 MB
Chip lithography
130 nm
of 5 (Apple M1)
Die size
193 mm2
Number of transistors
106 million
of 16000 (Apple M1)
64 bit support


Information on Opteron 842 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
Thermal design power (TDP)
85 Watt

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