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AMD Opteron Multi CPU

Opteron 2212 X2

The AMD Opteron 2212 X2 has 2 cores that run at a clock speed of 2GHz.

It has an L2 cache size of 2048KB and an L1 cache size of 256KB.


AMD Opteron 2212 X2

Cores2More cores means more threads and therefore more processes can be run simultaneously
Speed2GHzClock frequency indicates processor speed, but is only reliable in comparisons between CPUs of the same family
CodenameSanta RosaThe code name given by the manufacturers
Release Date15 Aug 2006 The more recent the release, the more likely the CPU will receive up-to-date manufacturer support
TDP95WThe lower the TDP, the less power the CPU requires to run and thus the more efficient it is and the less heat it creates
L1 Cache256KBThe bigger the L1 cache, the more data can be stored for lightning CPU access to priority processes (though a bigger cache means a higher latency
L2 Cache2048KBAfter L1 cache, L2 is utilized for slower (but still very fast) data access
Lithography90nmThe smaller the lithographic technology used, the less power is required to run the CPU, and the less heat is created during intense use
CPU SocketSocket FThe motherboard socket and CPU socket should match to indicate the CPU is compatible with the motherboard and will fit into it
Unlocked MultipliernoAn unlocked clock multiplier means you can adjust the multiplier for an overclocking speed boost

Opteron 2212 X2 compatibility review

Overall, the AMD Opteron 2212 X2 has decent performance. Its 2 cores clocked at 2 GHz provide mediocre processing speeds and allow few processes to be run simultaneously.

The CPU is now over 13 years old, which means it is extremely out of date and is based on very aged technologies. This processor will be dwarfed in performance by its modern counterparts, and will likely have very little support from AMD.

Created with lithographic technology sized at 90 nanometers, the Opteron 2212 X2 is not efficient at all by modern standards, and with a Thermal Design Power of 95W the amount of power necessary to run it does not make up for the inefficiency of its physical structure.

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Opteron 2212 X2 Predicted Frames per second

Game name Frames per second
Grand Theft Auto IV 30
Modern Warfare 3 45
Minecraft 56
Far Cry 3 45
The Elder Scrolls V 42
Bioshock Infinite 25
Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare 102
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