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BARGAIN AMD CPU

"Does AMD FX 4300 have what it takes to beat AMD Athlon II x2 240? AMD FX 4300 has 1000Mhz higher clock speed than AMD Athlon II x2 240 and AMD FX 4300 has 4 Cores while AMD Athlon II x2 240 has 2 Cores. Another advantage for AMD FX 4300 is that it has 4MB Level3 Cache while AMD Athlon II x2 240 has none. It would appear that AMD FX 4300 has all of the advantages but AMD Athlon II x2 240 has some because it is 35% more Power Efficent compared to AMD FX 4300. In this Bargain CPU Review we have decided that for AMD FX 4300 to win then the result must be by more than 35%."

BARGAIN AMD CPU


SYSTEM INFORMATION
PROCESSOR AMD ATHLON X2 240
AMD FX 4300
MOTHERBOARD GIGABYTE GA78LMT S2P
VIDEO CARD SAPPHIRE RADEON HD 7850
AMD DRIVER CATALYST v13.12
MEMORY PATRIOT 4GB PC3 12800 DDR3
OPERATING SYSTEM WINDOWS XP

BLENDER

AMD ATHLON X2 240103
AMD FX 430059

LOWER IS BEST

AMD ATHLON X2 240 AMD FX 4300

COMMENT - "With Blender AMD Athlon II x2 240 was 11% slower than AMD FX 4300."


DIVX

AMD ATHLON X2 24066
AMD FX 430042

LOWER IS BEST

AMD ATHLON X2 240 AMD FX 4300

COMMENT - "With Divx AMD Athlon II x2 240 was 37% slower than AMD FX 4300."


NUCLEAR

ALU

AMD ATHLON X2 2404891
AMD FX 43005790

FPU

AMD ATHLON X2 2405364
AMD FX 43006239

MULTI THREAD

AMD ATHLON X2 2408788
AMD FX 430016106

OVERALL

AMD ATHLON X2 2407465
AMD FX 430012535

HIGHER IS BEST

AMD ATHLON X2 240 AMD FX 4300

COMMENT - "With Nuclear AMD Athlon II x2 240 was 41% slower than AMD FX 4300 Overall."


BARGAIN AMD CPU

PAGE 1 - BARGAIN AMD CPU
PAGE 2 - COST, POWER, MICROSOFT VIRUS SCAN
PAGE 3 - BLENDER, DIVX AND NUCLEAR
PAGE 4 - OCTANE, POV RAY AND SUNSPIDER
PAGE 5 - GAMES AND FINAL RESULT

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