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AMD Opteron 3000 Series

Opteron 3250 HE

The AMD Opteron 3250 HE has 4 cores that run at a clock speed of 2.5GHz.

It has an L3 cache size of 4096MB, an L2 cache size of 1024KB, and an L1 cache size of 48KB.


AMD Opteron 3250 HE

Cores4More cores means more threads and therefore more processes can be run simultaneously
Speed2.5GHzClock frequency indicates processor speed, but is only reliable in comparisons between CPUs of the same family
CodenameZurichThe code name given by the manufacturers
Release Date20 Mar 2012 The more recent the release, the more likely the CPU will receive up-to-date manufacturer support
TDP45WThe 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 Cache48KBThe 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 Cache1024KBAfter L1 cache, L2 is utilized for slower (but still very fast) data access
L3 Cache4096MBThe L3 cache is the largest CPU cache, but still provides very quick access to data
Lithography32nmThe 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 AM3+The 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 3250 HE compatibility review

Overall, the AMD Opteron 3250 HE has very good performance. Its 4 cores clocked at 2.5 GHz provide mediocre processing speeds but allow multiple processes to be run simultaneously.

The CPU is now over 9 years old, which means it is extremely out of date and is based on very aged technologies.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 32 nanometers, the Opteron 3250 HE is quite efficiently built, and with a Thermal Design Power of 45W it also requires very little power to run.

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Opteron 3250 HE Predicted Frames per second

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