AMD Athlon 64 X2 3800+ EE vs Intel Core 2 Extreme QX6850

Physical Specifications

Socket AMD Socket AM2 Intel Socket 775
Process size 90 nm 65 nm
Transistors 154 million 582 million
Die size 220 mm² 2x 143 mm²
Package µPGA FC-LGA6
Foundry Intel
tCaseMax 64°C

Performance

Frequency 2000 MHz 3 GHz
Turbo clock
Base clock 200 MHz 333 MHz
Multiplier 10.0x 9.0x
Multiplier unlocked No Yes
Voltage 1.25 V 1.34 V
TDP 65 W 130 W

Architecture Details

Vertical Segment Desktop Desktop
Production status End-of-life End-of-life
Release date May 23rd, 2006 Jul 15th, 2007
Codename Windsor Kentsfield
Generation Athlon 64 X2 Core 2 Extreme
Part ADO3800IAA5CU SLAFN
Memory support unknown Dual-channel DDR1, DDR2, DDR3 Dual-channel
ECC memory No No
PCI Express Gen 2 Gen 2

Cores

Total Cores 2 4
Total Threads 2 4
SMP # CPUs 1 1
Integrated graphics

Cache

Cache L1 256K 64K (per core)
Cache L2 512K 8MB (shared)

Features & Technologies

3DNow! Yes
AMD-V Yes
AMD64 Yes
EIST Yes
Intel 64 Yes
MMX Yes Yes
SSE Yes Yes
SSE2 Yes Yes
SSE3 Yes Yes
VT-x Yes
iAMT2 Yes

Notes

Notes This processor comes with an unlocked FSB multiplier, allowing users to set the multiplier value higher than shipped value, to facilitate better overclocking. It is branded under the Extreme Edition label.

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