AMD Phenom X4 9950 BE (125W) vs Intel Core i5-580M

Physical Specifications

Socket AMD Socket AM2+ Intel Socket G1
Process size 65 nm 32 nm
Transistors 450 million 382 million
Die size 285 mm² 81 mm²
Package µPGA rPGA
Foundry Intel

Performance

Frequency 2.6 GHz 2.667 GHz
Turbo clock up to 3.333 GHz
Base clock 200 MHz 133 MHz
Multiplier 13.0x 20.0x
Multiplier unlocked Yes No
Voltage 1.3 V
TDP 125 W 35 W

Architecture Details

Vertical Segment Desktop Mobile
Production status End-of-life End-of-life
Release date Oct 1st, 2008 Sep 26th, 2010
Codename Agena Arrandale
Generation Phenom X4 Core i5
Part HD995ZXAJ4BGH unknown
Memory support unknown Dual-channel DDR3
ECC memory No No
PCI Express Gen 2 Gen 2

Cores

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

Cache

Cache L1 128K (per core) 64K (per core)
Cache L2 512K (per core) 256K (per core)
Cache L3 2MB (shared) 3MB (shared)

Notes

Notes This processor comes with an unlocked base clock multiplier, allowing users to set the multiplier value higher than shipped value, to facilitate better overclocking. It is branded under the Black Edition label. 177M GPU Transistors

Features & Technologies

3DNow! Yes
AES-NI Yes
AMD-V Yes
AMD64 Yes
CnQ Yes
EIST Yes
HT3.0 Yes
HTT Yes
Intel 64 Yes
MMX Yes Yes
NX bit Yes
SSE Yes Yes
SSE2 Yes Yes
SSE3 Yes Yes
SSE4.1 Yes
SSE4.2 Yes
SSE4A Yes
SSSE3 Yes
Smart Cache Yes
TXT Yes
Turbo Boost Yes
VT-d Yes
VT-x Yes
XD bit Yes

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