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AMD SEMPRON 2200

AMD Sempron 2200 Processor

"In this article we test AMD Sempron 2200 cpu against the Sempron 3100, Athlon XP 3200 and XP 2500 using Gigabyte K8NS Pro and Asrock K7S8XE+ motherboards. The following software was used during testing, 3dmark 2003, 3dmark 2005, SiSoftware Sandra 2005, CPU Bench 2003, Metabench, KribiBench, Realstorm 2004, Sciencemark 2, Nvidia Dawn, Doom 3, Half Life 2, Quake 3, Scrapland, Serious Sam SE, Tribes Vengeance, Unreal Tournament 2004, Warhammer 40,000 Dawn of War, X2 the Threat and Xpand Rally."

AFFORDABLE PERFORMANCE FOR EVERYDAY COMPUTING

AMD Sempron processors for desktop and mobile products offer best in class performance, compatibility with all the applications you need, and the reliability of AMD processors. Best-in-class performance for everyday computing. AMD Sempron processor performs at the top of its class when running the home and business applications that you need most. Full-featured to improve your computing experience. AMD Sempron processor lets you enjoy a dynamic Internet experience with smooth streaming video and audio. Compatible with leading operating systems and over 60,000 of the world's most popular software applications. Enjoy reliable, responsive performance on thousands of software applications including those that let you communicate with family and friends. With 35 years of design and manufacturing experience, you can count on AMD to deliver innovative solutions.

Affordable performance for everyday computing AMD Sempron processor performs at the top of its class when running the home and business applications that you need most. Spend less time booting and loading Get to fun, faster, with a system that boots and loads applications quickly and easily. Make applications work harder Enjoy reliable, responsive performance on thousands of software applications including those that let you communicate with family and friends. Full-featured to improve your computing experience AMD Sempron processor lets you enjoy a dynamic Internet experience with smooth streaming video and audio. Digital media the way you imagined Bring your favorite games and DVDs to life. Get more out of the Internet Browse the Internet more quickly and enjoy streaming audio and video that looks and sounds rich, full, and crystal clear. Compatible with leading operating systems and over 60,000 of the world's most popular software applications AMD Sempron processor is compatible with Microsoft Windows XP Professional, Windows XP Home Edition, Windows XP, , Windows Me, Windows NT®, and Windows 2000, as well as Linux and other PC operating systems. Reliability from an industry leader With 35 years of design and manufacturing experience, offices across the globe, and sales of over 240 million PC processors.

AMD Sempron processor is designed to meet the evolving day-to-day needs of home and business PC users. This full-featured processor is designed to deliver affordable performance for today's value-conscious buyers.

PROCESSOR TYPE TYPE MULTIPLIER CLOCK SPEED L1 CACHE L2 CACHE BUS SPEED PRICE
AMD SEMPRON 3100 PARIS 9 1.8Ghz 128K 256K 400Mhz $119 (£82)
AMD SEMPRON 2200 THROUGHBRED 9 1.5Ghz 128K 256K 333Mhz $48 (£32)
AMD ATHLON XP 3200 BARTON 11 2.2Ghz 128K 512K 400Mhz $129 (£93)
AMD ATHLON XP 2500 BARTON 11 1.8Ghz 128K 512K 333Mhz $63 (£51)
PROCESSOR TYPE TYPE MULTIPLIER CLOCK SPEED L1 CACHE L2 CACHE BUS SPEED PRICE

GENERAL SYSTEM INFORMATION

PROCESSORS AMD SEMPRON 2200
AMD SEMPRON 3100
AMD ATHLON XP 3200
AMD ATHLON XP 2500
VIDEO CARD MSI GEFORCE 6600 GT
NVIDIA DRIVER FORCEWARE v67.66
MOTHERBOARDS GIGABYTE K8NS PRO
ASROCK K7S8XE+
MEMORY 2x512MB OCZ GOLD XTC PC3200 DDR
OPERATING SYSTEM WINDOWS XP
DIRECTX VERSION v9.0c

3DMARK BENCHMARK

3DMARK 2003

ATHLON XP 32007247
SEMPRON 3100 7424
ATHLON XP 25007052
SEMPRON 2200 6822

3DMARK 2005

ATHLON XP 32002775
SEMPRON 3100 2898
ATHLON XP 25002734
SEMPRON 2200 2716

ATHLON XP 3200 SEMPRON 3100 ATHLON XP 2500 SEMPRON 2200

COMMENT "Using 3dmark 2003 the Sempron 2200 was 14% slower than the Athlon XP 3200, 16% slower than Sempron 3100 and 11% slower than Athlon XP 2500. Using 3dmark 2005 the Sempron 2200 was 3% slower than the Athlon XP 3200, 7% slower than Sempron 3100 and 1% slower than Athlon XP 2500."

BENCHMARK SETTINGS

3DMARK 2003

1024x768 Resolution
No Pixel Processing
Optimal Texture Filtering
4x Max Anisotropy
Optimal Vertex Shaders
No Repeat Tests
No Fixed Framerate

3DMARK 2005

1024x768 Resolution
No Anti-Aliasing
Optimal Filtering
HLSL VS Target 2_0
HLSL PS Target 2_0
No Fixed Framerate

GEFORCE 6600 GT SPECIFIC

HLSL VS Target 3_0
HLSL PS Target 3_0

3DMARK 2005 CPU TEST

OVERALL

ATHLON XP 32003041
SEMPRON 3100 3411
ATHLON XP 25002640
SEMPRON 2200 2275

ATHLON XP 3200 SEMPRON 3100 ATHLON XP 2500 SEMPRON 2200

COMMENT "Using the 3dmark 2005 CPU test the Sempron 2200 is 34% slower than the fastest CPU tested the Sempron 3100. In the same price range as the Sempron 2200 the Athlon XP 2500 finished 14% ahead of the Sempron 2200."

REALSTORM BENCHMARK 2004

OVERALL

ATHLON XP 32003927
SEMPRON 3100 4243
ATHLON XP 25003373
SEMPRON 2200 2857

ATHLON XP 3200 SEMPRON 3100 ATHLON XP 2500 SEMPRON 2200

COMMENT "Using Realstorm 2004 the Sempron 2200 was 28% slower than the Athlon XP 3200, 33% slower than Sempron 3100 and 16% slower than Athlon XP 2500."

SCIENCE MARK 2

MOLECULAR DYNAMICS (LOWER IS BETTER)

ATHLON XP 320075
SEMPRON 3100 96
ATHLON XP 250092
SEMPRON 2200 118

ATHLON XP 3200 SEMPRON 3100 ATHLON XP 2500 SEMPRON 2200

COMMENT "Using Science Mark 2 the Sempron 2200 was 37% slower than the Athlon XP 3200, 19% slower than Sempron 3100 and 23% slower than Athlon XP 2500."

AMD SEMPRON 2200

PAGE 1 AMD SEMPRON 2200 INTRODUCTION
PAGE 2 SISOFTWARE SANDRA, CPU BENCH AND NVIDIA DAWN
PAGE 3 DOOM 3 AND HALF LIFE 2
PAGE 4 QUAKE 3, SCRAPLAND, SERIOUS SAM SE AND OTHERS
PAGE 5 UT 2004, X2 THE THREAT AND FINAL RESULT

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