AMD A6-3670K vs Turion 64 X2 1.6 GHz

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AMD A6-3670K advantages



AMD A6-3670K
  • The A6-3670K includes more CPU cores than the Turion 64 X2 1.6 GHz processor. Large number of cores helps this microprocessor to tackle multiple programs or heavily multi-threaded tasks.
  • The CPU offers higher operating frequency than the AMD Turion 64 X2 1.6 GHz.
  • The A6-3670K microprocessor is unlocked. As a result, the CPU can be freely overclocked on most motherboards to achieve better performance.
  • The AMD A6-3670K features on-chip Radeon HD 6530D GPU. This graphics unit replaces low-end graphics card, and thus lowers the cost of the system.

AMD Turion 64 X2 1.6 GHz advantages



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A6-3670K vs Turion 64 X2 1.6 GHz specifications comparison

The charts below compare the most important Turion 64 X2 1.6 GHz and AMD A6-3670K characteristics. These features, along with an IPC (instructions per cycle) number, determine how well a processor performs.

The number of cores / threads
5
4
3
2
1
0
 
 
4
 
2
 
 
Higher is better
Operating frequency
3
2.4
1.8
1.2
0.6
0
 
 
2.7GHz
 
1.6GHz
 
 
Higher is better

  - AMD A6-3670K       - AMD Turion 64 X2 1.6 GHz

Please see the "Specifications" tab for detailed side by side comparison of A6-3670K vs Turion 64 X2 1.6 GHz specs. Even more detailed comparison of low level features of both processors you will find in the "CPUIDs" tab.


Pros and Cons summary

A6-3670K Turion 64 X2 1.6 GHz
General recommendations:
Packs more CPU cores,
Supports more simultaneous threads,
Much higher base frequency,
Can be effortlessly overclocked,
Has integrated Radeon HD 6530D GPU
  General recommendations:
None

Drawbacks:

None
 

Drawbacks:

Doesn't have as many CPU cores,
Executes fewer threads,
Base frequency is lower,
No on-chip graphics
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  • CPUIDs
 

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Note: To see differences with any CPU, type in any combination of the following into the "Any CPU" field: manufacturer name, full or partial family name, model number, part number, core name, socket name, operating frequency, bus speed (must have FSB suffix), and the last level cache. Here are some valid searches:

  i5-3570K
  Intel Celeron 2 GHz
  Ivy Bridge
  Pentium 4 800FSB
  AMD 3.3GHz 8MB

Specifications

Please visit AMD A6-3670K and AMD Turion 64 X2 1.6 GHz pages for more complete specifications of both microprocessors.

 AMD A6-3670KAMD Turion 64 X2 1.6 GHz
 
Engineering sample
Market segmentDesktopMobile
ManufacturerAMD
FamilyA6-SeriesTurion 64 X2 Mobile technology
Basic details
Model numberA6-3670K 
CPU part numberAD3670WNZ43GXZMDTL52HAX5CT
Box part numberAD3670WNGXBOX 
Introduction dateDecember 20, 2011 (estimated)
Current official price$77 (as of Jan 2014) 
 
CPU features
Core nameLlanoTrinidad
Platform nameLynx 
MicroarchitectureK10K8
Technology (micron)0.0320.09
Data width (bits)64
SocketSocket FM1Socket S1 (S1g1)
Frequency (MHz)27001600
Clock Multiplier 8
L1 cache256 KB (code) / 256 KB (data)128 KB (code) / 128 KB (data)
L2 cache (KB)40961024
Max temperature (°C)72.7 
TDP (Watt)100 
Core voltage (V)0.45 - 1.4125 
Cores42
Threads42
Multiprocessing1
 
Instruction set extensions
3DNow!+
AMD64 / EM64T 64-bit technology+
MMX+
SSE+
SSE2+
SSE3+
 
Supported technologies
PowerNow! / Enhanced SpeedStep+
Unlocked multiplier+-
Virtualization+
Virus Protection / Execute Disable bit+
 
Integrated Graphics
GPU TypeRadeon HD 6530DNone
Notes:

Rows with different specifications or features are highlighted.

For detailed specifications of "AMD A6-3670K" or "AMD Turion 64 X2 1.6 GHz" parts please click on the links in the table header.

CPUIDs

The table below compares two random CPUID records for AMD A6-3670K and AMD Turion 64 X2 1.6 GHz microprocessors, that were submitted to our CPUID database.

  CPUID 1 CPUID 2
ManufacturerAMD
CPU FamilyA6-SeriesTurion 64 X2 Mobile technology
Model / Processor NumberA6-3670KTL-52
Frequency2019 MHz1596 MHz
CWID version0.4
Part numberAD3670WNZ43GXZMDTL52HAX5CT
S-Spec / Stepping CodeDA 1150PGNVDB5F
Comment Trinidad 29262 1.075V Engineering Sample
 
General information
VendorAuthenticAMD
Processor name (BIOS)AMD A6-3670 APU with Radeon(tm) HD GraphicsAMD Turion(tm) 64 X2 Mobile Technology TL-52
Cores42
Logical processors42
Processor typeOriginal OEM Processor
Core steppingLN-B0BH-F2
CPUID signature300F1040F82
Family18 (012h)15 (0Fh)
Model 1 (01h)72 (048h)
Stepping 0 (00h) 2 (02h)
 
Cache
L1 data: Associativity2-way set associative
L1 data: Line size64 bytes
L1 data: Lines per tag1
L1 data: Size4 x 64 KB2 x 64 KB
L1 instruction: Associativity2-way set associative
L1 instruction: Line size64 bytes
L1 instruction: Lines per tag1
L1 instruction: Size4 x 64 KB2 x 64 KB
L2: Associativity16-way set associative
L2: Line size64 bytes
L2: Lines per tag1
L2: Size4 x 1 MB2 x 512 KB
 
Instruction set extensions
3DNow!+
AMD extensions to MMX+
Extensions to 3DNow!+
MMX+
SSE+
SSE2+
SSE3+
SSE4A+-
 
Additional instructions
Advanced Bit manipulation+-
CLFLUSH+
CMOV+
CMPXCHG16B+
CMPXCHG8B+
FXSAVE/FXRSTORE+
MONITOR/MWAIT+-
POPCNT+-
PREFETCH/PREFETCHW+-
RDTSCP+
SKINIT / STGI support+-
SYSCALL/SYSRET+
SYSENTER/SYSEXIT+
 
Major features
64-bit / Intel 64+
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+-
128-bit SSE instructions+-
36-bit page-size extensions+
Advanced programmable interrupt controller+
Core multi-processing legacy mode+
Debugging extensions+
Extended APIC space+
Frequency ID control-+
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+
Misaligned SSE mode+-
Model-specific registers+
Nested page tables+-
OS visible workaround+-
Page attribute table+
Page global extension+
Page-size extensions (4MB pages)+
Physical address extensions+
SVM lock+-
Software thermal control+
Support for NRIP save+-
THERMTRIP+
TSC rate is ensured to be invariant across all states+-
Temperature sensor+
Time stamp counter+
Virtual 8086-mode enhancements+
Voltage ID control-+
Watchdog timer support+-
+ - feature is supported
- - feature is not supported
Features, not supported by all processors in the table, are not displayed

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