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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

OCTANE

AMD ATHLON X2 24010439
AMD FX 430015124

HIGHER IS BEST

AMD ATHLON X2 240 AMD FX 4300

COMMENT - "With Octane AMD Athlon II x2 240 was 31% slower than AMD FX 4300."


POV RAY

AMD ATHLON X2 2401247
AMD FX 43002560

HIGHER IS BEST

AMD ATHLON X2 240 AMD FX 4300

COMMENT - "With Pov Ray AMD Athlon II x2 240 was 52% slower than AMD FX 4300."


SUNSPIDER

AMD ATHLON X2 240264
AMD FX 4300194

LOWER IS BEST

AMD ATHLON X2 240 AMD FX 4300

COMMENT - "With Sunspider AMD Athlon II x2 240 was 27% slower than AMD FX 4300."


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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