AMD Athlon 64 X2 6000+ (3 GHz, 89W) vs Athlon II X4 645

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



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  • The CPU has 6% better power consumption than the AMD Athlon II X4 645 processor.

AMD Athlon II X4 645 advantages



AMD Athlon II X4 645
  • More CPU cores on the 645 help to handle multiple programs or heavily multi-threaded applications.
  • Based on our estimates, single-threaded performance of the 645 is higher.
  • It is estimated that the microprocessor performs 102% faster when running multi-threaded programs.

6000+ vs 645 estimated performance

The charts in the section below illustrate performance of Athlon 64 X2 6000+ (3 GHz, 89W) and Athlon II X4 645 processors. Results for Athlon II X4 645 were determined based on a variety of benchmarks. Performance numbers for Athlon 64 X2 6000+ (3 GHz, 89W) were derived from test results of other CPUs with similar core and microarchitecture. As a note, this approximation has greater error of margin than results obtained using real-world tests. Also, this is an averaged performance, and the difference in individual benchmarks may be better or worse than what you see in the charts here.
Single-threaded performance
2
1.6
1.2
0.8
0.4
0
 
 
1
 
1.08
 
 
Higher is better
Multi-threaded performance
3
2.4
1.8
1.2
0.6
0
 
 
1
 
2.02
 
 
Higher is better

  - AMD Athlon 64 X2 6000+ (3 GHz, 89W)       - AMD Athlon II X4 645

6000+ vs 645 specifications comparison

The graphs below compare the most important AMD Athlon 64 X2 6000+ (3 GHz, 89W) and AMD 645 features. These characteristics, together with an IPC (instructions per cycle) number, determine how well a CPU performs.

The number of cores / threads
5
4
3
2
1
0
 
 
2
 
4
 
 
Higher is better
Operating frequency
4
3.2
2.4
1.6
0.8
0
 
 
3GHz
 
3.1GHz
 
 
Higher is better
Thermal Design Power
110
88
66
44
22
0
 
 
89W
 
95W
 
 
Lower is better
 

  - AMD Athlon 64 X2 6000+ (3 GHz, 89W)       - AMD Athlon II X4 645

Detailed side by side comparison of 6000+ vs AMD Athlon II X4 645 specs can be found in the "Specifications" tab. Much more detailed comparison of low level features of both processors is located in the "CPUIDs" tab.


Pros and Cons summary

Athlon 64 X2 6000+ (3 GHz, 89W) Athlon II X4 645
General recommendations:
A bit lower power
  General recommendations:
Performs better in single- and multi-threaded applications,
More cores improve multi-threading performance,
Supports more threads at once

Drawbacks:

Not as many CPU cores,
Executes fewer threads
 

Drawbacks:

Slightly higher power consumption

Similar processors

Athlon 64 X2 6000+ (3 GHz, 89W) Athlon II X4 645
 

Similar CPUs use the same socket and architecture as AMD Athlon 64 X2 6000+ (3 GHz, 89W) and AMD Athlon II X4 645.

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  Intel Celeron 2 GHz
  Ivy Bridge
  Pentium 4 800FSB
  AMD 3.3GHz 8MB

Specifications

Please visit AMD Athlon 64 X2 6000+ (3 GHz, 89W) and AMD Athlon II X4 645 pages for more complete specifications of both microprocessors.

 AMD Athlon 64 X2 6000+ (3 GHz, 89W)AMD Athlon II X4 645
Market segmentDesktop
ManufacturerAMD
FamilyAthlon 64 X2Athlon II X4
Basic details
Model number6000+645
CPU part numberADA6000IAA6CZADX645WFK42GM
Box part numberADA6000CZBOXADX645WFGMBOX
Introduction date September 21, 2010
Current official price $77 (as of Jan 2014)
 
CPU features
Core nameWindsorPropus
MicroarchitectureK8K10
Technology (micron)0.090.045
Data width (bits)64
SocketSocket AM2Socket AM2+ / Socket AM3
Frequency (MHz)30003100
Bus speed (MHz) 2000 (HT/QPI)
Clock Multiplier1515.5
L1 cache128 KB (code) / 128 KB (data)256 KB (code) / 256 KB (data)
L2 cache (KB)2048
Max temperature (°C) 71
TDP (Watt)8995
Core voltage (V) 1.05 - 1.4
Cores24
Threads24
Multiprocessing1
 
Instruction set extensions
3DNow!+
AMD64 / EM64T 64-bit technology+
MMX+
SSE+
SSE2+
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 "AMD Athlon II X4 645" parts please click on the links in the table header.

CPUIDs

The table below compares two random CPUID records for AMD Athlon 64 X2 6000+ (3 GHz, 89W) and AMD Athlon II X4 645 microprocessors, that were submitted to our CPUID database.

  CPUID 1 CPUID 2
ManufacturerAMD
CPU FamilyAthlon 64 X2Athlon II X4
Model / Processor Number6000+645
Frequency3000 MHz3093 MHz
CWID version0.4
Part numberADA6000IAA6CZADX645WFK42GM
S-Spec / Stepping CodeCCB8F 0748FPMWNADHC AD 1031FPDW
CommentWindsor 
 
General information
VendorAuthenticAMD
Processor name (BIOS)AMD Athlon(tm) 64 X2 Dual Core Processor 6000+AMD Athlon(tm) II X4 645 Processor
Cores24
Logical processors24
Processor typeOriginal OEM Processor
Core steppingJH-F3BL-C3
CPUID signature40F33100F53
Family15 (0Fh)16 (010h)
Model67 (043h) 5 (05h)
Stepping 3 (03h)
 
Cache
L1 data: Associativity2-way set associative
L1 data: Line size64 bytes
L1 data: Lines per tag1
L1 data: Size2 x 64 KB4 x 64 KB
L1 instruction: Associativity2-way set associative
L1 instruction: Line size64 bytes
L1 instruction: Lines per tag1
L1 instruction: Size2 x 64 KB4 x 64 KB
L2: Associativity16-way set associative
L2: Line size64 bytes
L2: Lines per tag1
L2: Size2 x 1 MB4 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
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