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AMD Athlon II X2 240e 2.8 GHz Socket AM3 Dual-Core 45W Processor Review

AMD Athlon II X2 240e 2.8 GHz Socket AM3 Dual-Core 45W Processor Review - PCSTATS
Abstract: The AMD Athlon II X2 240e is a 2.8GHz dual-core processor based on the AMD Regor core with a TDP of just 45W. The 'e' behind the Athlon II X2 240e model name indicates that it's one of AMDs Energy Efficient processors.
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Filed under: CPU / Processors Published:  Author: 
External Mfg. Website: AMD Oct 20 2009   Julian Apong  
Home > Reviews > CPU / Processors > AMD AMD Athlon II X2 240e

32-Bit CPU Calculation Benchmarks: ScienceMark2.3, WinRAR

ScienceMark 2.3 Source: ScienceMark

Mol Dyn: Molecular Dynamics is a method for simulating the thermodynamic behaviour of materials using their forces, velocities, and positions. Most important of the afore mentioned is the force. Primordia: This code calculates the Quantum Mechanical Hartree-Fock Orbital for each electron in any element of the periodic table lower times indicate better results.

Higher Primordia and Lower Mol-Dyn calculation times are better.

PCSTATS Benchmark ReportScienceMark 2.3 - Windows Vista
Primordia: 2-core (sec) Ranking
Intel Core i7 920 214.30866
Intel Core i5 750 221.92685
Intel Core 2 Duo E8500 182.98519
Intel Core 2 Duo E8400 193.09425
AMD Phenom II X4 965 Black Edition (140W) 169.76479
AMD Phenom II X4 955 Black Edition 180.79589
AMD Phenom II X3 720 Black Edition (DDR2) 206.44843
AMD Phenom II X3 720 Black Edition (DDR3) 205.89
AMD Phenom II X2 550 Black Edition 187.42693
AMD Athlon II X4 620 222.29283
AMD Athlon II X3 435 199.80333
AMD Athlon II X2 250 194.40944
AMD Athlon II X2 240e 209.24013
Mol Dyn:2-core (sec) Ranking
Intel Core i7 920 40.44002
Intel Core i5 750 38.39841
Intel Core 2 Duo E8500 43.53948
Intel Core 2 Duo E8400 46.56567
AMD Phenom II X4 965 Black Edition (140W) 46.13833
AMD Phenom II X4 955 Black Edition 49.00769
AMD Phenom II X3 720 Black Edition (DDR2) 56.19517
AMD Phenom II X3 720 Black Edition (DDR3) 55.893
AMD Phenom II X2 550 Black Edition 50.63983
AMD Athlon II X4 620 60.23274
AMD Athlon II X3 435 54.21617
AMD Athlon II X2 250 52.47853
AMD Athlon II X2 240e 56.52134

There's nothing like Sciencemark's Primordia test to show the benefits of processor optimization. The Athlon II X2 240e falls behind the mighty Core i7 920 processor by a mere 5 seconds in this test. In Mol-dyn, its about 16seconds slower to compute.

PCSTATS Benchmark ReportScienceMark 2.3 - Windows 7
Primordia: 2-core (sec) Ranking
Intel Core i7 920 212.04955
Intel Core i5 750 221.80636
Intel Core 2 Duo E8400 192.65652
AMD Phenom II X4 965 Black Edition (140W) 170.46994
AMD Athlon II X4 620 224.25671
AMD Athlon II X3 435 201.54981
AMD Athlon II X2 240e 210.00517
Mol Dyn: 2-core (sec) Ranking
Intel Core i7 920 38.47092
Intel Core i5 750 38.40741
Intel Core 2 Duo E8400 45.93169
AMD Phenom II X4 965 Black Edition (140W) 43.20008
AMD Athlon II X4 620 56.74246
AMD Athlon II X3 435 51.06571
AMD Athlon II X2 240e 53.07563

ScienceMark's Primordia benchmark bucks the trend, as awlays. Primordia is a little bit slower in Windows 7, while Mol Dyn is faster.

WinRAR Internal Benchmark Source: RARLabs

This command generates random data, which contain specially introduced redundancy increasing load to processor and memory. Then data are passed through RAR compression and decompression algorithms and output of decompression algorithm is compared with source data. If any difference found, WinRAR reports "Errors found - Yes" in the command window. Also WinRAR displays a size of processed data and compression speed, current and resulting, in kilobytes per second. You may use the resulting speed value to compare RAR performance in different conditions.

Higher results are better.

PCSTATS Benchmark ReportWinRAR 3.8 Internal Benchmark - Windows Vista
KB/s Ranking
Intel Core i7 920 3012
Intel Core i5 750 2433
Intel Core 2 Duo E8500 923
Intel Core 2 Duo E8400 1058
AMD Phenom II X4 965 Black Edition (140W) 1975
AMD Phenom II X4 955 Black Edition 1866
AMD Phenom II X3 720 Black Edition (DDR2) 1534
AMD Phenom II X3 720 Black Edition (DDR3) 1435
AMD Phenom II X2 550 Black Edition 970
AMD Athlon II X4 620 1348
AMD Athlon II X3 435 1230
AMD Athlon II X2 250 887
AMD Athlon II X2 240e 996

WinRAR's benchmark performance is very dependent on hard drive conditions, so seeing the Athlon II X2 240e come up with a better score than the Intel Core 2 E8500 processor (but not the E8400) isn't an indication that the world has gone topsy-turvy.

PCSTATS Benchmark ReportWinRAR 3.8 Internal Benchmark - Windows 7
KB/s Ranking
Intel Core i7 920 2513
Intel Core i5 750 2267
Intel Core 2 Duo E8400 1251
AMD Phenom II X4 965 Black Edition (140W) 1637
AMD Athlon II X4 620 1449
AMD Athlon II X3 435 1237
AMD Athlon II X2 240e 946

WinRar's internal benchmark scores tend to fluctuate a lot between runs (due to the mechanical nature of hard drive caching), so don't read too much into the differences here between Windows 7 and Windows Vista scores.

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Contents of Article: AMD AMD Athlon II X2 240e
 Pg 1.  AMD Athlon II X2 240e 2.8 GHz Socket AM3 Dual-Core 45W Processor Review
 Pg 2.  Core-by-Core System Power Draw
 Pg 3.  Energy Effcient CPU Overclocking
 Pg 4.  32-bit CPU System Benchmarks: Sysmark 2007
 Pg 5.  32-bit CPU System Benchmarks: PCMark Vantage
 Pg 6.  32-Bit CPU Synthetic Benchmarks: Sandra 2009 Processor
 Pg 7.  32-Bit CPU Synthetic Benchmarks: Sandra 2009 Memory
 Pg 8.  32-Bit CPU Calculation Benchmarks: Super Pi
 Pg 9.  32-Bit CPU Calculation Benchmarks: wPrime2.0
 Pg 10.  — 32-Bit CPU Calculation Benchmarks: ScienceMark2.3, WinRAR
 Pg 11.  32-Bit CPU Rendering Benchmarks: Cinebench R10, Bibble 5
 Pg 12.  32-Bit CPU Rendering Benchmarks: POV-Ray
 Pg 13.  32-Bit CPU Rendering Benchmarks: SPECviewPerf 10
 Pg 14.  32-Bit CPU Synthetic Gaming Benchmarks: 3DMark Vantage
 Pg 15.  32-Bit CPU Synthetic Gaming Benchmarks: 3DMark 06
 Pg 16.  32-Bit CPU Gaming Benchmarks: Crysis
 Pg 17.  32-Bit CPU Gaming Benchmarks: FEAR
 Pg 18.  King of Low Wattage?

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