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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: wPrime2.0

wPrime 2.0 Source: WPrime

wPrime uses a recursive call of Newton's method for estimating functions, with f(x)=x2-k, where k is the number we're sqrting, until Sgn(f(x)/f'(x)) does not equal that of the previous iteration, starting with an estimation of k/2. It then uses an iterative calling of the estimation method a set amount of times to increase the accuracy of the results. It then confirms that n(k)2=k to ensure the calculation was correct. It repeats this for all numbers from 1 to the requested maximum.

Lower calculation times are better. wPrime is multi-threaded.

PCSTATS Benchmark ReportwPrime 2.0 - Windows Vista
32 Million Digits (1 thread): (sec) Ranking
Intel Core i7 920 51.156
Intel Core i5 750 48.408
Intel Core 2 Duo E8500 50.466
Intel Core 2 Duo E8400 53.64
AMD Phenom II X4 965 Black Edition (140W) 42.808
AMD Phenom II X4 955 Black Edition 45.115
AMD Phenom II X3 720 Black Edition (DDR2) 52.354
AMD Phenom II X3 720 Black Edition (DDR3) 51.901
AMD Phenom II X2 550 Black Edition 48.173
AMD Athlon II X4 620 55.083
AMD Athlon II X3 435 49.669
AMD Athlon II X2 250 49.827
AMD Athlon II X2 240e 53.367
32 Million Digits (2 thread): (sec) Ranking
Intel Core i7 920 25.828
Intel Core i5 750 24.273
Intel Core 2 Duo E8500 25.49
Intel Core 2 Duo E8400 27.078
AMD Phenom II X4 965 Black Edition (140W) 21.656
AMD Phenom II X4 955 Black Edition 22.682
AMD Phenom II X3 720 Black Edition (DDR2) 26.537
AMD Phenom II X3 720 Black Edition (DDR3) 26.256
AMD Phenom II X2 550 Black Edition 24.242
AMD Athlon II X4 620 27.722
AMD Athlon II X3 435 25.287
AMD Athlon II X2 250 25.007
AMD Athlon II X2 240e 27.019
32 Million Digits (all thread): (sec) Ranking
Intel Core i7 920 9.547
Intel Core i5 750 12.262
Intel Core 2 Duo E8500 25.49
Intel Core 2 Duo E8400 27.078
AMD Phenom II X4 965 Black Edition (140W) 11.639
AMD Phenom II X4 955 Black Edition 11.84
AMD Phenom II X3 720 Black Edition (DDR2) 18.219
AMD Phenom II X3 720 Black Edition (DDR3) 17.936
AMD Phenom II X2 550 Black Edition 24.242
AMD Athlon II X4 620 14.585
AMD Athlon II X3 435 17.58
AMD Athlon II X2 250 25.007
AMD Athlon II X2 240e 27.019

wPrime has the Athlon II X2 240e edging out the Intel Core 2 Duo E8400 by a few hundreths of a second in this test.

PCSTATS Benchmark ReportwPrime 2.0 - Windows 7
32 Million Digits (1 thread): (sec) Ranking
Intel Core i7 920 50.672
Intel Core i5 750 48.844
Intel Core 2 Duo E8400 53.93
AMD Phenom II X4 965 Black Edition (140W) 44.025
AMD Athlon II X4 620 54.509
AMD Athlon II X3 435 50.607
AMD Athlon II X2 240e 51.636
32 Million Digits (2 thread): (sec) Ranking
Intel Core i7 920 25.531
Intel Core i5 750 24.571
Intel Core 2 Duo E8400 27.05
AMD Phenom II X4 965 Black Edition (140W) 21.964
AMD Athlon II X4 620 28.546
AMD Athlon II X3 435 25.163
AMD Athlon II X2 240e 26.707
32 Million Digits (3 thread): (sec) Ranking
Intel Core i7 920 16.984
Intel Core i5 750 16.629
AMD Phenom II X4 965 Black Edition (140W) 14.801
AMD Athlon II X4 620 18.813
AMD Athlon II X3 435 17.487
32 Million Digits (4 thread): (sec) Ranking
Intel Core i7 920 13.047
Intel Core i5 750 12.698
AMD Phenom II X4 965 Black Edition (140W) 11.375
AMD Athlon II X4 620 14.743
32 Million Digits (all thread): (sec) Ranking
Intel Core i7 920 9.766
Intel Core i5 750 12.698
Intel Core 2 Duo E8400 27.05
AMD Phenom II X4 965 Black Edition (140W) 11.375
AMD Athlon II X4 620 14.743
AMD Athlon II X3 435 17.487
AMD Athlon II X2 240e 26.707

Like Super Pi, wPrime also shows a minor (2%) improvement in Windows 7 versus Windows Vista.

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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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