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AMD ATHLON II X3 455

"We are testing the Athlon II X3 455 CPU against the Athlon II X4 645 CPU. The Athlon II X3 455 is clocked at 3300Mhz and the Athlon II X4 645 is clocked at 3100Mhz. We will be using Benchmarks for testing the Athlon II X3 455 and Athlon II X4 645 which are:- Cinebench 10, Cinebench 11, Passmark, Geekbench, Novabench and Nuclearus. Games are Crysis, Hawk 2, Lost Planet 2 and Resident Evil 5."

AMD ATHLON II X3 455


SYSTEM INFORMATION
PROCESSOR AMD ATHLON II X3 455
AMD ATHLON II X4 645
MOTHERBOARD FOXCONN A76ML K3.0
VIDEO CARD SAPPHIRE RADEON HD 6850
AMD DRIVER CATALYST v11.9 WHQL
MEMORY PATRIOT 4GB PC3 12800 DDR3
OPERATING SYSTEM WINDOWS 7

CRYSIS

NORMAL QUALITY

AMD ATHLON II X3 45598
AMD ATHLON II X4 645104

HIGH QUALITY

AMD ATHLON II X3 45550
AMD ATHLON II X4 64552

AMD ATHLON II X3 455 AMD ATHLON II X4 645

COMMENT - "AMD Athlon II X3 455 is 6% slower than AMD Athlon II X4 645 with Normal Quality and by 4% with High Quality."


HAWK 2

NORMAL QUALITY

AMD ATHLON II X3 455142
AMD ATHLON II X4 645147

HIGH QUALITY

AMD ATHLON II X3 455101
AMD ATHLON II X4 645105

AMD ATHLON II X3 455 AMD ATHLON II X4 645

COMMENT - "With Hawk 2 AMD Athlon II X3 455 loses to AMD Athlon II X4 645 by 4% with Normal Quality and by 4% with High Quality."


LOST PLANET 2

NORMAL QUALITY

AMD ATHLON II X3 455132
AMD ATHLON II X4 645139

HIGH QUALITY

AMD ATHLON II X3 45589
AMD ATHLON II X4 64594

AMD ATHLON II X3 455 AMD ATHLON II X4 645

COMMENT - "AMD Athlon II X3 455 put in a good performance with Lost Planet 2 but lost by 6% with Normal Quality and by 6% with High Quality against AMD Athlon II X4 645."


RESIDENT EVIL 5

NORMAL QUALITY

AMD ATHLON II X3 45596
AMD ATHLON II X4 64593

HIGH QUALITY

AMD ATHLON II X3 45570
AMD ATHLON II X4 64576

AMD ATHLON II X3 455 AMD ATHLON II X4 645

COMMENT - "AMD Athlon II X3 455 put in a great performance with Resident Evil 5 winning the Normal Quality test by 4% against AMD Athlon II X4 645. However when using High Quality AMD Athlon II X4 645 was able to beat AMD Athlon II X3 455 by 8%."


FINAL RESULT

COMMENT - "It was an interesting result for AMD Athlon II X3 455 when compared to AMD Athlon II X4 645. AMD Athlon II X3 455 is 32% cheaper than AMD Athlon II X4 645 and we wanted to find out if AMD Athlon II X4 645 was worth the money. The Power Requirement for AMD Athlon II X3 455 is 22% less than AMD Athlon II X4 645 at Idle and 8% at Load so in that respect AMD Athlon II X3 455 is cheaper to run. For General Use AMD Athlon II X4 645 is 8% faster than AMD Athlon II X3 455. For Games Use AMD Athlon II X4 645 is 6% faster than AMD Athlon II X3 455. The problem for AMD Athlon II X4 645 is the price which is 32% more than AMD Athlon II X3 455 which is why the winner of this review is AMD Athlon II X3 455 which is a bargain. We should also mention that some AMD Athlon II X3 455 Processors can be unlocked into AMD Phenom II X4 955 Processors which will give you a huge speed boost."

AMD ATHLON II X3 455 SCORES 10/10!

AMD ATHLON II X4 645 SCORES 8/10!

AMD ATHLON II X3 455

PAGE 1 - AMD ATHLON II X3 455
PAGE 2 - CINEBENCH 10, CINEBENCH 11 AND PASSMARK
PAGE 3 - GEEKBENCH, NOVABENCH AND NUCLEARUS
PAGE 4 - GAMES AND FINAL RESULT

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