AMD Phenom X3 8450 vs Athlon II X2 265
Comparing Phenom X3 8450 and Athlon II X2 265 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Phenom X3 8450 and Athlon II X2 265 quantitative parameters such as cores and threads number, clocks, manufacturing process, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of Phenom X3 8450 and Athlon II X2 265 performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider their test results.
Number of cores
Number of threads
128 KB (per core)
512 KB (per core)
2 MB (shared)
Manufacturing process technology
64 bit support
Information on Phenom X3 8450 and Athlon II X2 265 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)
Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Phenom X3 8450 and Athlon II X2 265 are enumerated here.
Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Phenom X3 8450 and Athlon II X2 265.
Supported memory types
Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Phenom X3 8450 and Athlon II X2 265. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
Overall benchmark performance
Phenom X3 8450 3.94
Athlon II X2 265 3.95 +0.3%
Phenom X3 8450 1888
Athlon II X2 265 1892 +0.2%
Let's see how good Phenom X3 8450 and Athlon II X2 265 are for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.
Advantages of AMD Phenom X3 8450
Virtualization (Hardware acceleration of virtual machines)
Advantages of AMD Athlon II X2 265
0.3% faster in synthetic tests
Finer manufacturing process technology (45 vs 65 nm)
Less power hungry (65 vs 95 watts)
So, Phenom X3 8450 or Athlon II X2 265?
Technical City couldn't decide between AMD Phenom X3 8450 and AMD Athlon II X2 265. The differences in performance seem too small.
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