AMD Athlon 64 X2 6000+ (3 GHz, 89W) vs Intel Core 2 Duo E6305

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AMD Athlon 64 X2 6000+ (3 GHz, 89W) advantages

  • Operating frequency of the processor is higher than the frequency of the Core 2 Duo E6305.
  • The CPU supports 3DNow! technology. Even though the 3DNow! instruction set may boost performance of some old games and software, it is now obsolete, and it is no longer used in modern applications.

Intel Core 2 Duo E6305 advantages

  • SSSE3 instructions are enabled on this processor.
  • The CPU is 27% more energy efficient.

6000+ vs E6305 specifications comparison

The graphs below compare the most important Core 2 Duo E6305 and 6000+ features. These characteristics, together with an IPC (instructions per cycle) number, determine how well a microprocessor performs.

The number of cores / threads
3
2.4
1.8
1.2
0.6
0
 
 
2
 
2
 
 
Higher is better
Operating frequency
4
3.2
2.4
1.6
0.8
0
 
 
3GHz
 
1.87GHz
 
 
Higher is better
Thermal Design Power
100
80
60
40
20
0
 
 
89W
 
65W
 
 
Lower is better
 

  - AMD Athlon 64 X2 6000+ (3 GHz, 89W)       - Intel Core 2 Duo E6305

Please see the "Specifications" tab for detailed side by side comparison of 6000+ vs Intel E6305 specs.


Pros and Cons summary

Athlon 64 X2 6000+ (3 GHz, 89W) Core 2 Duo E6305
General recommendations:
Has higher base frequency
  General recommendations:
Needs less power

Drawbacks:

Requires somewhat more power
 

Drawbacks:

Has lower base frequency

Similar processors

Athlon 64 X2 6000+ (3 GHz, 89W) Core 2 Duo E6305
 

Similar CPUs use the same socket and architecture as AMD 6000+ and Intel E6305.

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Specifications

Please visit AMD Athlon 64 X2 6000+ (3 GHz, 89W) and Intel Core 2 Duo E6305 pages for more complete specifications of both microprocessors.

 AMD Athlon 64 X2 6000+ (3 GHz, 89W)Intel Core 2 Duo E6305
Market segmentDesktop
ManufacturerAMDIntel
FamilyAthlon 64 X2Core 2 Duo
Basic details
Model number6000+E6305
CPU part numberADA6000IAA6CZHH80556KH036F
Box part numberADA6000CZBOX 
 
CPU features
Core nameWindsorConroe-CL
MicroarchitectureK8Core
Technology (micron)0.090.065
Data width (bits)64
SocketSocket AM2Socket 771
Frequency (MHz)30001867
Bus speed (MHz) 1066
Clock Multiplier157
L1 cache128 KB (code) / 128 KB (data)64 KB (code) / 64 KB (data)
L2 cache (KB)2048
TDP (Watt)8965
Cores2
Threads2
Multiprocessing1
 
Instruction set extensions
3DNow!+-
AMD64 / EM64T 64-bit technology+
MMX+
SSE+
SSE2+
SSE3+
SSSE3 / Supplemental SSE3-+
 
Supported technologies
PowerNow! / Enhanced SpeedStep+
Virtualization+
Virus Protection / Execute Disable bit+
 
Integrated Graphics
GPU TypeNone
Notes:

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For detailed specifications of "AMD Athlon 64 X2 6000+ (3 GHz, 89W)" or "Intel Core 2 Duo E6305" parts please click on the links in the table header.

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