Intel Pentium 4 560 vs AMD Athlon 64 X2 5000+

Intel Pentium 4 560
AMD Athlon 64 X2 5000+

General info

Comparing Pentium 4 560 and Athlon 64 X2 5000+ processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Place in performance rating
not rated
 
Value for money (0-100)
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1.70
Type
Desktop
 
Desktop
Series
Pentium 4
 
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Architecture codename
Prescott
 
Windsor
Release date
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May 2006
Price now
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$331

Technical specs

Pentium 4 560 and Athlon 64 X2 5000+ quantitative parameters such as cores and threads number, clocks, manufacturing process, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of Pentium 4 560 and Athlon 64 X2 5000+ performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider their test results.
Number of cores
1
 
2
Number of threads
1
 
2
Maximum frequency
3.6 GHz
 
2.6 GHz
Bus support
800 MHz
 
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L1 cache
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256 KB
L2 cache
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512 KB
Manufacturing process technology
90 nm
 
90 nm
Die size
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220 mm2
Transistor count
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154 million
64 bit support
+
 
+

Compatibility

Information on Pentium 4 560 and Athlon 64 X2 5000+ compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one.
Max number of CPUs in a configuration
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1
Socket
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AM2
Power consumption (TDP)
88 Watt
 
89 Watt

Advantages of Intel Pentium 4 560

Less power hungry (88 vs 89 watts)

Advantages of AMD Athlon 64 X2 5000+

MMX (MultiMedia Extensions - the very first (1996) SIMD instruction expansion for Intel desktop CPUs, works with 64-bit registers)
3DNow! (older SIMD instructions set used by AMD CPUs. Supercedes MMX, works with 64-bit registers)
SSE (Streaming SIMD Instructions - a SIMD instruction extension working with 128-bit registers)
AMD64 (AMD CPUs 64-bit architecture. Almost identical to Intel 64, save for some little and rarely used nuances)

So, Pentium 4 560 or Athlon 64 X2 5000+?

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