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Energy Efficient CPUs Ahoy! Phenom X4 9350e & 9150e Tested

Energy Efficient CPUs Ahoy! Phenom X4 9350e & 9150e Tested



Current AMD Phenom Processors

Current AMD Phenom Processors

With the introduction of the three new processors, the following is an updated specification table of all the triple and quad-core Phenom processors currently in AMD's lineup.

Current List of AMD Phenom CPUs
Processor Name AMD Phenom X4 AMD Phenom X4 (Energy Efficient) AMD Phenom X3
Processor Model 9950 'Black Edition', 9850 'Black Edition', 9750, 9650, 9550 9350e, 9150e 8750, 8650, 8450
Processor Frequency 2.6GHz, 2.5GHz, 2.4GHz, 2.3GHz, 2.2GHz 2.0GHz, 1.8GHz 2.4GHz, 2.3GHz, 2.1GHz
No. of Cores 4 4 3
Front Side Bus (MHz) - - -
HyperTransport Bus 2.0GHz (9950 and 9850 only), 1.8GHz 1.8GHz (9350e), 1.6GHz (9150e) 1.8GHz
L1 Cache (data + instruction) (64KB + 64KB) x 4 (64KB + 64KB) x 4 (64KB + 64KB) x 3
L2 Cache 512KB x 4 512KB x 4 512KB x 3
L3 Cache 2MB 2MB 2MB
Memory Controller Integrated Dual Channel (up to DDR2-1066) Integrated Dual Channel (up to DDR2-1066) Integrated Dual Channel (up to DDR2-1066)
TDP (W) 95 - 140  65 95
Instruction Set Support MMX, SSE, SSE2, SSE3, SSE4a MMX, SSE, SSE2, SSE3, SSE4a MMX, SSE, SSE2, SSE3, SSE4a
Execute Disable Bit Yes Yes Yes
Intel EM64T / AMD64 Yes Yes Yes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology (EIST) / AMD Cool 'n' Quiet Yes Yes Yes
Virtualization Technology Yes Yes Yes
Packaging AM2+ AM2+ AM2+
Process Technology 65nm SOI 65nm SOI 65nm SOI
Processor Codename Agena Agena Toliman
Die Size 285mm² 285mm² 285mm²
No. of Transistors 450 million 450 million 450 million