AMD Athlon 64 1500+ vs Intel Celeron E1500

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AMD Athlon 64 1500+ advantages



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  • 3DNow! instructions are supported by this microprocessor. While the 3DNow! instructions may increase performance of some old games, they are now obsolete, and they are not utilized by modern applications.
  • The AMD Athlon 64 1500+ CPU has 86% better power consumption than the E1500.

Intel Celeron E1500 advantages



Intel Celeron E1500
  • More CPU cores on the Celeron E1500 help to tackle multiple programs or heavily multi-threaded tasks.
  • Operating frequency of the microprocessor is higher than the frequency of the AMD Athlon 64 1500+ processor.
  • The microprocessor features SSSE3 instructions.

1500+ vs E1500 specifications comparison

The charts below compare the most important characteristics of the Intel E1500 and 1500+ processors. These features, together 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
 
 
1
 
2
 
 
Higher is better
Operating frequency
3
2.4
1.8
1.2
0.6
0
 
 
1GHz
 
2.2GHz
 
 
Higher is better
Thermal Design Power
80
64
48
32
16
0
 
 
9W
 
65W
 
 
Lower is better
 

  - AMD Athlon 64 1500+       - Intel Celeron E1500

Please see the "Specifications" tab for detailed side by side comparison of AMD Athlon 64 1500+ vs Celeron E1500 specs. The "CPUIDs" tab provides even more detailed comparison of low level features of both microprocessors.


Pros and Cons summary

Athlon 64 1500+ Celeron E1500
General recommendations:
Considerably lower power
  General recommendations:
More cores for better multi-threading performance,
Can handle more threads at once,
Base frequency is much higher

Drawbacks:

Not as many CPU cores,
Handles fewer threads,
Runs at lower base frequency
 

Drawbacks:

Needs considerably more power

Similar processors

Athlon 64 1500+ Celeron E1500
 

Similar CPUs utilize the same core and fit the same socket as AMD Athlon 64 1500+ and E1500.

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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 Athlon 64 1500+ and Intel Celeron E1500 pages for more complete specifications of both microprocessors.

 AMD Athlon 64 1500+Intel Celeron E1500
Market segmentDesktop
ManufacturerAMDIntel
FamilyAthlon 64Celeron Dual-Core
Basic details
Model number1500+E1500
CPU part numberADC1500B2X4BXHH80557PG049D
Box part number BX80557E1500
BXC80557E1500
Introduction date November 30, 2008
 
CPU features
Core nameVeniceAllendale
MicroarchitectureK8Core
Technology (micron)0.090.065
Data width (bits)64
SocketSocket 754Socket 775
Frequency (MHz)10002200
Bus speed (MHz) 800
Clock Multiplier511
L1 cache64 KB (code) / 64 KB (data)
L2 cache (KB)512
Max temperature (°C) 73.3
TDP (Watt)965
Max power dissipation (Watt) 111.15
Core voltage (V) 0.85 - 1.5
Cores12
Threads12
Multiprocessing1
 
Instruction set extensions
3DNow!+-
AMD64 / EM64T 64-bit technology+
MMX+
SSE+
SSE2+
SSE3+
SSSE3 / Supplemental SSE3-+
 
Supported technologies
PowerNow! / Enhanced SpeedStep-+
Virus Protection / Execute Disable bit+
 
Integrated Graphics
GPU TypeNone
Notes:

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For detailed specifications of "AMD Athlon 64 1500+" or "Intel Celeron E1500" parts please click on the links in the table header.

CPUIDs

The table below compares two random CPUID records for AMD Athlon 64 1500+ and Intel Celeron E1500 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 64Celeron Dual-Core
Model / Processor Number1500+E1500
Frequency1013 MHz2200 MHz
CWID version0.40.3
Part numberADC1500B2X4BXHH80557PG049D
S-Spec / Stepping CodeLBBWE 0604WPGWSLAQZ
CommentVenice 29131 
 
General information
VendorAuthenticAMDGenuineIntel
Processor name (BIOS)AMD Athlon(tm) 64 Processor 2800+Intel(R) Celeron(R) CPU E1500 @ 2.20GHz
Processor name (CWID)AMD Athlon(tm) 64 Processor 1500+ 
Cores12
Logical processors 2
Processor typeOriginal OEM Processor
Core steppingDH-E6 
CPUID signature20FC26FD
Family15 (0Fh) 6 (06h)
Model44 (02Ch)15 (0Fh)
Stepping 2 (02h)13 (0Dh)
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: Size64 KB32 KB
L1 instruction: Associativity2-way set associative8-way set associative
L1 instruction: Line size64 bytes
L1 instruction: Lines per tag1 
L1 instruction: Size64 KB32 KB
L2: Associativity16-way set associative2-way set associative
L2: Line size64 bytes
L2: Lines per tag1 
L2: Size512 KB
 
Instruction set extensions
3DNow!+-
AMD extensions to MMX+-
Extensions to 3DNow!+-
MMX+
SSE+
SSE2+
SSE3+
SSSE3-+
 
Additional instructions
CLFLUSH+
CMOV+
CMPXCHG16B-+
CMPXCHG8B+
FXSAVE/FXRSTORE+
MONITOR/MWAIT-+
SYSCALL/SYSRET+-
SYSENTER/SYSEXIT+
 
Major features
64-bit / Intel 64+
Enhanced SpeedStep-+
NX bit/XD-bit+-
On-chip Floating Point Unit+
 
Other features
36-bit page-size extensions+
64-bit debug store-+
Advanced programmable interrupt controller+
CPL qualified debug store-+
Debug store-+
Debugging extensions+
Digital Thermal Sensor capability-+
Hardware thermal control+-
LAHF / SAHF support in 64-bit mode-+
Machine check architecture+
Machine check exception+
Memory-type range registers+
Model-specific registers+
Page attribute table+
Page global extension+
Page-size extensions (4MB pages)+
Pending break enable-+
Perfmon and Debug capability-+
Physical address extensions+
Self-snoop-+
Software thermal control+-
THERMTRIP+-
Temperature sensor+-
Thermal monitor-+
Thermal monitor 2-+
Thermal monitor and software controlled clock facilities-+
Time stamp counter+
Virtual 8086-mode enhancements+
xTPR Update Control-+
+ - feature is supported
- - feature is not supported
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