AMD FX-4200 vs AMD Phenom II X4 980

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AMD FX-4200 CPU1 vs CPU2 AMD Phenom II X4 980
AMD FX-4200 AMD Phenom II X4 980

CPU comparison

In this CPU comparison, we compare the AMD FX-4200 and the AMD Phenom II X4 980 and use benchmarks to check which processor is faster.

We compare the AMD FX-4200 4 core processor released in Q2/2012 with the AMD Phenom II X4 980 which has 4 CPU cores and was introduced in Q2/2011.
AMD FX (30) Family AMD Phenom II (52)
AMD FX-4100/4200 (5) CPU group AMD Phenom II - 800/900 (23)
1 Generation 4
Zambezi (Bulldozer) Architecture Deneb (K10)
Desktop / Server Segment Desktop / Server
-- Predecessor --
-- Successor --

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

The AMD FX-4200 is a 4 core processor with a clock frequency of 3.30 GHz. The processor can compute 4 threads at the same time. The AMD Phenom II X4 980 clocks with 3.70 GHz, has 4 CPU cores and can calculate 4 threads in parallel.

AMD FX-4200 Characteristic AMD Phenom II X4 980
4 Cores 4
4 Threads 4
normal Core architecture normal
No Hyperthreading No
Yes Overclocking ? Yes
3.30 GHz Frequency 3.70 GHz
-- Turbo Frequency (1 Core) --
-- Turbo Frequency (All Cores) --

NPU AI performance

The performance values of the processor's AI unit. The isolated NPU performance is specified here, the total AI performance (NPU+CPU+iGPU) can be higher. Processors with support for artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) can process many calculations, especially audio, image and video processing, much faster than classic processors.

AMD FX-4200 Characteristic AMD Phenom II X4 980
-- AI hardware --
-- AI specifications --
-- NPU + CPU + iGPU --

Integrated graphics (iGPU)

Graphics (iGPU) integrated into the processor not only enable image output without having to rely on a dedicated graphics solution, but can also efficiently accelerate video playback.

no iGPU GPU no iGPU
GPU frequency --
-- GPU (Turbo) --
-- GPU Generation --
Technology
Max. displays
-- Compute units --
-- Shader --
No Hardware Raytracing No
No Frame Generation No
-- Max. GPU Memory --
-- DirectX Version --

Hardware codec support

A photo or video codec that is accelerated in hardware can greatly accelerate the working speed of a processor and extend the battery life of notebooks or smartphones when playing videos.

no iGPU GPU no iGPU
No Codec h265 / HEVC (8 bit) No
No Codec h265 / HEVC (10 bit) No
No Codec h264 No
No Codec VP9 No
No Codec VP8 No
No Codec AV1 No
No Codec AVC No
No Codec VC-1 No
No Codec JPEG No

Memory & PCIe

Up to GB of memory in a maximum of 2 memory channels is supported by the AMD FX-4200, while the AMD Phenom II X4 980 supports a maximum of GB of memory with a maximum memory bandwidth of 21.3 GB/s enabled.

AMD FX-4200 Characteristic AMD Phenom II X4 980
DDR3-1866 Memory DDR3-1333, DDR2-1066
Max. Memory
2 (Dual Channel) Memory channels 2 (Dual Channel)
29.9 GB/s Max. Bandwidth 21.3 GB/s
Yes ECC No
-- L2 Cache --
8.00 MB L3 Cache 6.00 MB
-- PCIe version --
-- PCIe lanes --
-- PCIe Bandwidth --

Thermal Management

The AMD FX-4200 has a TDP of 125 W. The TDP of the AMD Phenom II X4 980 is 125 W. System integrators use the TDP of the processor as a guide when dimensioning the cooling solution.

AMD FX-4200 Characteristic AMD Phenom II X4 980
125 W TDP (PL1 / PBP) 125 W
-- TDP (PL2) --
-- TDP up --
-- TDP down --
-- Tjunction max. --

Technical details

The AMD FX-4200 has 8.00 MB cache and is manufactured in 32 nm. The cache of AMD Phenom II X4 980 is at 6.00 MB. The processor is manufactured in 45 nm.

AMD FX-4200 Characteristic AMD Phenom II X4 980
32 nm Technology 45 nm
Unknown Chip design Unknown
x86-64 (64 bit) Instruction set (ISA) x86-64 (64 bit)
SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX ISA extensions SSE3, SSE4a
AM3+ Socket AM3
AMD-V Virtualization AMD-V
Yes AES-NI No
Windows 10, Linux Operating systems Windows 10, Linux
Q2/2012 Release date Q2/2011
-- Release price --
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Average performance in benchmarks

⌀ Single core performance in 0 CPU benchmarks
AMD FX-4200 (0%)
AMD Phenom II X4 980 (0%)
⌀ Multi core performance in 1 CPU benchmarks
AMD FX-4200 (95%)
AMD Phenom II X4 980 (100%)

Estimated results for PassMark CPU Mark

Some of the CPUs listed below have been benchmarked by CPU-monkey. However the majority of CPUs have not been tested and the results have been estimated by a CPU-monkey’s secret proprietary formula. As such they do not accurately reflect the actual Passmark CPU mark values and are not endorsed by PassMark Software Pty Ltd.
AMD FX-4200 AMD FX-4200
4C 4T @ 3.30 GHz
4395 (95%)
AMD Phenom II X4 980 AMD Phenom II X4 980
4C 4T @ 3.70 GHz
4610 (100%)

Geekbench 5, 64bit (Single-Core)

Geekbench 5 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.
AMD FX-4200 AMD FX-4200
4C 4T @ 3.30 GHz
406 (100%)
AMD Phenom II X4 980 AMD Phenom II X4 980
4C 4T @ 3.70 GHz
0 (0%)

Geekbench 5, 64bit (Multi-Core)

Geekbench 5 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.
AMD FX-4200 AMD FX-4200
4C 4T @ 3.30 GHz
1287 (100%)
AMD Phenom II X4 980 AMD Phenom II X4 980
4C 4T @ 3.70 GHz
0 (0%)

Cinebench R15 (Single-Core)

Cinebench R15 is the successor of Cinebench 11.5 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.
AMD FX-4200 AMD FX-4200
4C 4T @ 3.30 GHz
0 (0%)
AMD Phenom II X4 980 AMD Phenom II X4 980
4C 4T @ 3.70 GHz
97 (100%)

Cinebench R15 (Multi-Core)

Cinebench R15 is the successor of Cinebench 11.5 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.
AMD FX-4200 AMD FX-4200
4C 4T @ 3.30 GHz
0 (0%)
AMD Phenom II X4 980 AMD Phenom II X4 980
4C 4T @ 3.70 GHz
375 (100%)

Devices using this processor

AMD FX-4200 AMD Phenom II X4 980
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