VIA C7-M C7-M-1600 vs AMD Mobile Athlon 64 3700+

VIA C7-M C7-M-1600
AMD Mobile Athlon 64 3700+

General info

Comparing VIA C7-M C7-M-1600 and Mobile Athlon 64 3700+ processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Place in performance rating
 
Type
Laptop
 
Laptop
Series
C7-M
 
Mobile Athlon 64
Achitecture codename
Esther
 
Clawhammer
Release date
n/d
 
n/d

Technical specs

VIA C7-M C7-M-1600 and Mobile Athlon 64 3700+ quantitative parameters such as cores and threads number, clocks, manufacturing process, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of VIA C7-M C7-M-1600 and Mobile Athlon 64 3700+ performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider their test results.
Number of cores
1
 
1
Number of threads
1
 
1
Maximum frequency
1.6 GHz
 
2.4 GHz
Bus support
400 MHz
 
800 MHz
L1 cache
n/d
 
128K
L2 cache
n/d
 
1 MB
Manufacturing process technology
90 nm
 
130 nm
Die size
n/d
 
193 mm2
Transistor count
n/d
 
106 million
64 bit support
-
 
+

Compatibility

Information on VIA C7-M C7-M-1600 and Mobile Athlon 64 3700+ compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one.
Max number of CPUs in a configuration
n/d
 
1
Socket
n/d
 
754
Power consumption (TDP)
12 Watt
 
82 Watt

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by VIA C7-M C7-M-1600 and Mobile Athlon 64 3700+.
Supported memory types
n/d
 
DDR1

Gaming performance

Let's see how good VIA C7-M C7-M-1600 and Mobile Athlon 64 3700+ are for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Advantages of VIA C7-M C7-M-1600

Finer manufacturing process technology (90 vs 130 nm)
Less power hungry (12 vs 82 watts)

Advantages of AMD Mobile Athlon 64 3700+

1.1% faster in synthetic tests
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, VIA C7-M C7-M-1600 or Mobile Athlon 64 3700+?

Technical City couldn't decide between VIA C7-M C7-M-1600 and AMD Mobile Athlon 64 3700+. The differences in performance seem too small.
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