AMD A8-3850 vs Intel Core 2 Extreme QX9300

Physical Specifications

Socket AMD Socket FM1 Intel Socket P
Process size 32 nm 45 nm
Transistors 1,178 million unknown
Die size 228 mm² 2x 107 mm²
Package µPGA FC-PGA
Foundry Intel

Performance

Frequency 2.9 GHz 2.534 GHz
Turbo clock
Base clock 100 MHz 266 MHz
Multiplier 29.0x 9.5x
Multiplier unlocked No Yes
Voltage 1.4125 V 1.175 V
TDP 100 W 45 W

Architecture Details

Vertical Segment Desktop Mobile
Production status End-of-life End-of-life
Release date Jun 30th, 2011 Aug 1st, 2008
Codename Llano Penryn QC XE
Generation A8 Core 2 Extreme
Part AD3850WNZ43GXAD3850WNGXBOX SLB5J
Memory support DDR3 Dual-channel unknown
ECC memory No No

Cores

Total Cores 4 4
Total Threads 4 4
SMP # CPUs 1 2
Integrated graphics Radeon HD 6550D

Cache

Cache L1 128K (per core) 64K
Cache L2 1MB (per core) 6MB (per die)

Features & Technologies

3DNow! Yes
AMD-V Yes
AMD64 Yes
CnQ Yes
EIST Yes
Intel 64 Yes
MMX Yes Yes
NX bit Yes
SSE Yes Yes
SSE2 Yes Yes
SSE3 Yes Yes
SSE4.1 Yes
SSE4A Yes
SSSE3 Yes
TXT Yes
VT-x Yes
XD bit Yes
iAMT2 Yes

Notes

Notes unlocked clock multiplier

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