AMD Opteron 4386 vs AMD Opteron 144

Comparative analysis of AMD Opteron 4386 and AMD Opteron 144 processors for all known characteristics in the following categories: Essentials, Performance, Memory, Compatibility, Advanced Technologies, Virtualization. Benchmark processor performance analysis: PassMark - Single thread mark, PassMark - CPU mark.

 

Differences

Reasons to consider the AMD Opteron 4386

  • 7 more cores, run more applications at once: 8 vs 1
  • Around 111% higher clock speed: 3.8 GHz vs 1.8 GHz
  • A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor: 32 nm vs 130 nm
  • 3x more L1 cache, more data can be stored in the L1 cache for quick access later
  • 8x more L2 cache, more data can be stored in the L2 cache for quick access later
  • 11.2x better performance in PassMark - CPU mark: 5419 vs 486
Specifications (specs)
Number of cores 8 vs 1
Maximum frequency 3.8 GHz vs 1.8 GHz
Manufacturing process technology 32 nm vs 130 nm
L1 cache 384 KB vs 128 KB
L2 cache 8 MB vs 1024 KB
Max number of CPUs in a configuration 2 vs 1
Benchmarks
PassMark - CPU mark 5419 vs 486

Reasons to consider the AMD Opteron 144

  • Around 16% lower typical power consumption: 82 Watt vs 95 Watt
  • Around 17% better performance in PassMark - Single thread mark: 579 vs 494
Specifications (specs)
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 82 Watt vs 95 Watt
Benchmarks
PassMark - Single thread mark 579 vs 494

Compare benchmarks

CPU 1: AMD Opteron 4386
CPU 2: AMD Opteron 144

PassMark - Single thread mark
CPU 1
CPU 2
494
579
PassMark - CPU mark
CPU 1
CPU 2
5419
486
Name AMD Opteron 4386 AMD Opteron 144
PassMark - Single thread mark 494 579
PassMark - CPU mark 5419 486

Compare specifications (specs)

AMD Opteron 4386 AMD Opteron 144

Essentials

Architecture codename Seoul SledgeHammer
Family AMD Opteron
Launch date n/d September 2003
OPN Tray OS4386WLU8KHK
Place in performance rating 1645 1849
Series AMD Opteron 4300 Series Processor
Vertical segment Server Server
Launch price (MSRP) $65
Price now $65
Value for money (0-100) 2.20

Performance

64 bit support
Base frequency 3.1 GHz
Die size 315 mm 193 mm
L1 cache 384 KB 128 KB
L2 cache 8 MB 1024 KB
L3 cache 8 MB
Manufacturing process technology 32 nm 130 nm
Maximum core temperature 70.50°C
Maximum frequency 3.8 GHz 1.8 GHz
Number of cores 8 1
Number of threads 8
Transistor count 1200 million 106 million
Unlocked

Memory

Supported memory frequency 2200 MHz
Supported memory types DDR3

Compatibility

Max number of CPUs in a configuration 2 1
Sockets supported C32 940
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 95 Watt 82 Watt

Advanced Technologies

Fused Multiply-Add (FMA)
Intel® Advanced Vector Extensions (AVX)
Intel® AES New Instructions

Virtualization

AMD Virtualization (AMD-V™)