AMD Athlon 64 X2 4200+ vs AMD FX-4170

Physical Specifications

Socket AMD Socket AM2 AMD Socket AM3+
Process size 90 nm 32 nm
Transistors 154 million 1,200 million
Die size 220 mm² 315 mm²
Package µPGA µPGA

Performance

Frequency 2.2 GHz 4.2 GHz
Turbo clock up to 4.3 GHz
Base clock 200 MHz 200 MHz
Multiplier 11.0x 21.0x
Multiplier unlocked No Yes
Voltage 1.35 V 1.4 V
TDP 89 W 125 W

Architecture Details

Vertical Segment Desktop Desktop
Production status End-of-life unknown
Release date May 23rd, 2006 Feb 27th, 2012
Codename Windsor Zambezi
Generation Athlon 64 X2 FX
Part ADA4200IAA5CU FD4170FRW4KGU
Memory support unknown Dual-channel 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 192K
Cache L2 512K 4MB
Cache L3 8MB (shared)

Features & Technologies

3DNow! Yes
AES Yes
AMD-V Yes Yes
AMD64 Yes Yes
AVX Yes
CLMUL Yes
CVT16 Yes
EVP Yes
FMA4 Yes
HT3.1 Yes
MMX Yes Yes
SSE Yes Yes
SSE2 Yes Yes
SSE3 Yes Yes
SSE4.1 Yes
SSE4.2 Yes
SSE4A Yes
SSSE3 Yes
Turbo Core Yes
XOP Yes

Notes

Notes 16KB L1 data cache per core. 64KB L1 instruction cache shared per two cores (per module). 2MB L2 cache shared per two cores (per module). This processor comes with an unlocked multiplier, allowing users to set the multiplier value higher than the shipped

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