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AMD Athlon II M320 vs Intel Pentium T4200

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AMD Athlon II M320 advantages



AMD Athlon II M320
  • Operating frequency of the CPU is higher than the frequency of the Pentium T4200 microprocessor.
  • The CPU provides hardware acceleration of virtualized applications.
  • 3DNow! technology is enabled on this processor. While the 3DNow! instruction set may increase performance of some old games and software, it is now obsolete, and it is no longer utilized by modern programs.

Intel Pentium T4200 advantages



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  • The microprocessor has SSSE3 instructions enabled.

M320 vs T4200 specifications comparison

The charts below compare the most important characteristics of the Pentium T4200 and AMD Athlon II M320 CPUs. These features, along with an IPC (instructions per cycle) number, determine how well a CPU performs.

The number of cores / threads
3
2.4
1.8
1.2
0.6
0
 
 
2
 
2
 
 
Higher is better
Operating frequency
3
2.4
1.8
1.2
0.6
0
 
 
2.1GHz
 
2GHz
 
 
Higher is better
Thermal Design Power
40
32
24
16
8
0
 
 
35W
 
35W
 
 
Lower is better
 

  - AMD Athlon II M320       - Intel Pentium T4200

Detailed side by side comparison of AMD M320 vs Intel Pentium T4200 specs can be found in the "Specifications" tab. Much more detailed comparison of internal features of both microprocessors is located in the "CPUIDs" tab.


Pros and Cons summary

Athlon II M320 Pentium T4200
General recommendations:
Features higher base frequency
  General recommendations:
None

Drawbacks:

None
 

Drawbacks:

Base frequency is lower

Similar processors

Athlon II M320 Pentium T4200
 

Similar processors use the same socket and architecture as Athlon II M320 and Intel T4200, but their performance and other characteristics are slightly different.

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  K10
  Pentium 4 800FSB
  AMD 3.3GHz 8MB

Specifications

Please visit AMD Athlon II M320 and Intel Pentium T4200 pages for more detailed specifications of both microprocessors.

 AMD Athlon II M320Intel Pentium T4200
Market segmentMobile
ManufacturerAMDIntel
FamilyAthlon II Dual-Core MobilePentium Dual-Core Mobile
Basic details
Model numberM320T4200
CPU part numberAMM320DBO22GQAW80577GG0411MA
Introduction dateSeptember 10, 2009 
 
CPU features
Core nameCaspianPenryn
Platform nameTigris 
MicroarchitectureK10Core
Technology (micron)0.045
Data width (bits)64
SocketSocket S1 (S1g3)Socket P
Frequency (MHz)21002000
Bus speed (MHz)1600 (HT/QPI)800
Clock Multiplier10.510
L1 cache128 KB (code) / 128 KB (data)64 KB (code) / 64 KB (data)
L2 cache (KB)1024
Max temperature (°C) 105
TDP (Watt)35
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:

Rows with different specifications or features are highlighted.

For detailed specifications of "AMD Athlon II M320" or "Intel Pentium T4200" parts please click on the links in the table header.

CPUIDs

The table below compares two random CPUID records for AMD Athlon II M320 and Intel Pentium T4200 microprocessors, that were submitted to our CPUID database. Please note that different steppings of Intel processors, identified by S-spec numbers or CPUID, may have slightly different features. For that reason the comparison table below only applies to CPUs with specific S-Spec number / CPUID.

  CPUID 1 CPUID 2
ManufacturerAMDIntel
CPU FamilyAthlon II Dual-Core MobilePentium Dual-Core Mobile
Model / Processor NumberM320T4200
Frequency2094 MHz1336 MHz
CWID version0.50.3
Part numberAMM320DBO22GQAW80577GG0411MA
S-Spec / Stepping CodeNAEIC AE 0952DPMWSLGJN
CommentCaspian 30405 1.1875V 
 
General information
VendorAuthenticAMDGenuineIntel
Processor name (BIOS)AMD Athlon(tm) II Dual-Core M320Pentium(R) Dual-Core CPU T4200 @ 2.00GHz
Cores2
Logical processors2
Processor typeOriginal OEM Processor
Core steppingDA-C2 
CPUID signature100F621067A
Family16 (010h) 6 (06h)
Model 6 (06h)23 (017h)
Stepping 2 (02h)10 (0Ah)
TLB/Cache details 64-byte Prefetching
Data TLB: 4-KB Pages, 4-way set associative, 256 entries
Data TLB: 4-MB Pages, 4-way set associative, 32 entries
Instruction TLB: 2-MB pages, 4-way, 8 entries or 4M pages, 4-way, 4 entries
Instruction TLB: 4-KB Pages, 4-way set associative, 128 entries
L1 Data TLB: 4-KB pages, 4-way set associative, 16 entries
L1 Data TLB: 4-MB pages, 4-way set associative, 16 entries
 
Cache
L1 data: Associativity2-way set associative8-way set associative
L1 data: Line size64 bytes
L1 data: Lines per tag1 
L1 data: Size2 x 64 KB32 KB
L1 instruction: Associativity2-way set associative8-way set associative
L1 instruction: Line size64 bytes
L1 instruction: Lines per tag1 
L1 instruction: Size2 x 64 KB32 KB
L2: Associativity16-way set associative4-way set associative
L2: Line size64 bytes
L2: Lines per tag1 
L2: Size2 x 512 KB1 MB
 
Instruction set extensions
3DNow!+-
AMD extensions to MMX+-
Extensions to 3DNow!+-
MMX+
SSE+
SSE2+
SSE3+
SSE4A+-
SSSE3-+
 
Additional instructions
Advanced Bit manipulation+-
CLFLUSH+
CMOV+
CMPXCHG16B+
CMPXCHG8B+
FXSAVE/FXRSTORE+
MONITOR/MWAIT+
POPCNT+-
PREFETCH/PREFETCHW+-
RDTSCP+-
SKINIT/STGI support+-
SYSCALL/SYSRET+-
SYSENTER/SYSEXIT+
XSAVE/XRESTORE states-+
 
Major features
64-bit / Intel 64+
Enhanced SpeedStep-+
NX bit/XD-bit+
On-chip Floating Point Unit+
PowerNow! / Cool'n'Quiet+-
Secure Virtual Machine (Virtualization)+-
 
Other features
1 GB large page support+-
100MHz multiplier control+-
36-bit page-size extensions+
64-bit SSE instructions+-
64-bit debug store-+
Advanced programmable interrupt controller+
CPL qualified debug store-+
Core multi-processing legacy mode+-
Debug store-+
Debugging extensions+
Digital Thermal Sensor capability-+
Extended APIC space+-
FXSAVE/FXRSTOR optimizations+-
Hardware P-state control+-
Hardware thermal control+-
Instruction based sampling+-
LAHF/SAHF support in 64-bit mode+
LBR virtualization+-
LOCK MOV CR0 means MOV CR8+-
Machine check architecture+
Machine check exception+
Memory-type range registers+
Model-specific registers+
Nested page tables+-
OS visible workaround+-
Page attribute table+
Page global extension+
Page-size extensions (4MB pages)+
Pending break enable-+
Perfmon and Debug capability-+
Physical address extensions+
SVM lock+-
Self-snoop-+
Software thermal control+-
Support for NRIP save+-
THERMTRIP+-
TSC rate is ensured to be invariant across all states+-
Temperature sensor+-
Thermal monitor-+
Thermal monitor 2-+
Thermal monitor and software controlled clock facilities-+
Time stamp counter+
Virtual 8086-mode enhancements+
Watchdog timer support+-
xTPR Update Control-+
+ - feature is supported
- - feature is not supported
Features, not supported by all processors in the table, are not displayed

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