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Celeron D 331 vs Athlon 64 X2 4200+


Description
The 331 is based on NetBurst architecture while the 4200+ is based on K8.

Using the multithread performance as a reference, the 331 gets a score of 0 k points while the 4200+ gets 17.9 k points.

Summarizing, the 4200+ is INF times faster than the 331. To get a proper comparison between both models, take a look to the data shown below.

Specs
CPUID
f41
60fb1
Core
Prescott-256
Brisbane
Architecture
Base frecuency
2.667 GHz
2.2 GHz
Socket
LGA775
Socket AM2
Cores/Threads
1/1
2/2
TDP
84 W
65 W
Cache L1 (d+i)
16 kB
2x128 kB
Cache L2
256 kB
2x512 kB
Date
Jun 2005
January 2007

Non-optimized benchmark
The benchmark in Mode 0 (FPU) measures cpu performance with non-optimized software. It uses the basic µinstructions from the i386 architecture with the i387 floating point unit. This mode is compatible with all CPUs so it's practical to compare very different CPUs
Monothread
331
4200+
Test#1 (Integers)
1379
1146 (-16.90%)
Test#2 (FP)
2459
3852 (56.63%)
Test#3 (Generic, ZIP)
1194
1730 (44.91%)
Test#1 (Memory)
615
178 (-71.09%)
TOTAL
5647
6906 (22.29%)

Multithread

331

4200+
Test#1 (Integers)
0
2226 (inf%)
Test#2 (FP)
0
7329 (inf%)
Test#3 (Generic, ZIP)
0
3366 (inf%)
Test#1 (Memory)
0
301 (inf%)
TOTAL
0
13222 (inf%)

SSE3 optimized benchmark
The benchmark in mode I (SSE) is optimized for the use of SIMD instructions with 128 bits register and the SSE set up to version 3. Nearly every modern CPU has support for this mode.
Monothread
331
4200+
Test#1 (Integers)
1856
2771 (49.30%)
Test#2 (FP)
2957
4003 (35.37%)
Test#3 (Generic, ZIP)
1414
1918 (35.62%)
Test#1 (Memory)
619
163 (-73.61%)
TOTAL
6847
8856 (29.35%)

Multithread

331

4200+
Test#1 (Integers)
0
5808 (inf%)
Test#2 (FP)
0
7848 (inf%)
Test#3 (Generic, ZIP)
0
3977 (inf%)
Test#1 (Memory)
0
307 (inf%)
TOTAL
0
17939 (inf%)

Performance/W
331
4200+
Test#1 (Integers)
0 points/W
89 points/W
Test#2 (FP)
0 points/W
121 points/W
Test#3 (Generic, ZIP)
0 points/W
61 points/W
Test#1 (Memory)
0 points/W
5 points/W
TOTAL
0 points/W
276 points/W

Performance/GHz
331
4200+
Test#1 (Integers)
696 points/GHz
1260 points/GHz
Test#2 (FP)
1109 points/GHz
1820 points/GHz
Test#3 (Generic, ZIP)
530 points/GHz
872 points/GHz
Test#1 (Memory)
232 points/GHz
74 points/GHz
TOTAL
2567 points/GHz
4025 points/GHz

Monothread performance graph
Monothread performance graphics gives the performance vs time. They are useful to measure the time it takes to the CPU to reach the maximum performance.

Usually, CPU's performance will be steady during these tests but if it has a slow frequency strategy, the first samples will show a lower score.


Test#1 (Integers) [points vs time]

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Test#2 (FP) [points vs time]

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Test#3 (Generic, ZIP) [points vs time]

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Test#1 (Memory) [points vs time]

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Multithread performance graph
Multithread graphs measure the performance against a heavy load during certain time.

If CPU's TDP doesn't limit the frequency and the machine is properly cooled, performance should remain steady vs time. Otherwise, the performance score will oscillate or decrease over time.


Test#1 (Integers) [points vs time]

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Test#2 (FP) [points vs time]

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Test#3 (Generic, ZIP) [points vs time]

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Test#1 (Memory) [points vs time]

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