AMD Athlon™ Processor Competitive Comparison


​AMD Athlon™ Processor

​Pentium® 4

​Architecture Introduction ​2006​2000
​Infrastructure ​Socket AM2​Socket LGA775
​Process Technology ​90 nanometer, SOI
65 nanometer, SOI
​90 nanometer
​64-bit Instruction Set Support ​Yes,
AMD64 technology
​Depends, EM64T on some Pentium® 4 series
Enhanced Virus Protection for Windows® XP SP2* ​Yes​Depends
System Bus Technology ​HyperTransport™ Technology up to 2000MHz
Full duplex
​Front Side Bus up to 1066 MHz,
Half duplex
Integrated DDR Memory Controller (MCT) ​128-bit + 16-bit ECC
unbuffered PC2 6400 (DDR2-800), PC2 5300(DDR2-667), PC2 4200(DDR2-533), PC2 3200(DDR2-400)
Discrete logic device on motherboard
Total Processor-to-System Bandwidth​HyperTransport: up to 8.0 GB/s
Memory bandwidth: up to 10.6 GB/s
Total: up to 18.6 GB/s
​Total: up to 8.5 GB/s
Integrated Northbridge​Yes,
128-bit data path @ CPU core frequency
Discrete logic device on motherboard
High-Performance, On-chip Cache​L1: 128KB
L2: 512k or 1MB
​L1: 12K µop trace + 8KB data
L2: up to 2MB
3D and Multimedia Instructions​3DNow!™ Professional technology, SSE2, SSE3​SSE, SSE2, SSE3


Notas de rodapé