Intel Pentium 4 560 vs AMD Athlon 64 X2 5000+
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
Value for money (0-100)
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
Number of threads
Manufacturing process technology
64 bit support
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
Power consumption (TDP)
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+?
Technical City couldn't decide between Intel Pentium 4 560 and AMD Athlon 64 X2 5000+. We've got no test results to judge.
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