AMD Phenom II X4 945 vs AMD FX-4200

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CPU comparison with benchmarks


AMD Phenom II X4 945 CPU1 vs CPU2 AMD FX-4200
AMD Phenom II X4 945 AMD FX-4200

CPU comparison

In this CPU comparison, we compare the AMD Phenom II X4 945 and the AMD FX-4200 and use benchmarks to check which processor is faster.

We compare the AMD Phenom II X4 945 4 core processor released in Q2/2009 with the AMD FX-4200 which has 4 CPU cores and was introduced in Q2/2012.
AMD Phenom II (52) Family AMD FX (30)
AMD Phenom II - 800/900 (23) CPU group AMD FX-4100/4200 (5)
4 Generation 1
Deneb (K10) Architecture Zambezi (Bulldozer)
Desktop / Server Segment Desktop / Server
-- Predecessor --
-- Successor --

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

The AMD Phenom II X4 945 is a 4 core processor with a clock frequency of 3.00 GHz. The processor can compute 4 threads at the same time. The AMD FX-4200 clocks with 3.30 GHz, has 4 CPU cores and can calculate 4 threads in parallel.

AMD Phenom II X4 945 Characteristic AMD FX-4200
4 Cores 4
4 Threads 4
normal Core architecture normal
No Hyperthreading No
Yes Overclocking ? Yes
3.00 GHz Frequency 3.30 GHz
-- Turbo Frequency (1 Core) --
-- Turbo Frequency (All Cores) --

Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning

Processors with the support of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) can process many calculations, especially audio, image and video processing, much faster than classic processors. Algorithms for ML improve their performance the more data they have collected via software. ML tasks can be processed up to 10,000 times faster than with a classic processor.

AMD Phenom II X4 945 Characteristic AMD FX-4200
-- AI hardware --
-- AI specifications --

Internal Graphics

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 Phenom II X4 945, while the AMD FX-4200 supports a maximum of GB of memory with a maximum memory bandwidth of -- enabled.

AMD Phenom II X4 945 Characteristic AMD FX-4200
DDR3-1333, DDR2-1066 Memory DDR3-1866
Max. Memory
2 (Dual Channel) Memory channels 2 (Dual Channel)
21.3 GB/s Max. Bandwidth --
No ECC Yes
-- L2 Cache --
6.00 MB L3 Cache 8.00 MB
-- PCIe version --
-- PCIe lanes --
-- PCIe Bandwidth --

Thermal Management

The AMD Phenom II X4 945 has a TDP of 125 W. The TDP of the AMD FX-4200 is 125 W. System integrators use the TDP of the processor as a guide when dimensioning the cooling solution.

AMD Phenom II X4 945 Characteristic AMD FX-4200
125 W TDP (PL1 / PBP) 125 W
-- TDP (PL2) --
-- TDP up --
-- TDP down --
-- Tjunction max. --

Technical details

The AMD Phenom II X4 945 has 6.00 MB cache and is manufactured in 45 nm. The cache of AMD FX-4200 is at 8.00 MB. The processor is manufactured in 32 nm.

AMD Phenom II X4 945 Characteristic AMD FX-4200
45 nm Technology 32 nm
Unknown Chip design Unknown
x86-64 (64 bit) Instruction set (ISA) x86-64 (64 bit)
SSE3, SSE4a ISA extensions SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX
AM3 Socket AM3+
AMD-V Virtualization AMD-V
No AES-NI Yes
Windows 10, Linux Operating systems Windows 10, Linux
Q2/2009 Release date Q2/2012
-- Release price --
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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 Phenom II X4 945 AMD Phenom II X4 945
4C 4T @ 3.00 GHz
403 (99%)
AMD FX-4200 AMD FX-4200
4C 4T @ 3.30 GHz
406 (100%)

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 Phenom II X4 945 AMD Phenom II X4 945
4C 4T @ 3.00 GHz
1343 (100%)
AMD FX-4200 AMD FX-4200
4C 4T @ 3.30 GHz
1287 (96%)

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 Phenom II X4 945 AMD Phenom II X4 945
4C 4T @ 3.00 GHz
3740 (85%)
AMD FX-4200 AMD FX-4200
4C 4T @ 3.30 GHz
4395 (100%)

Cinebench R20 (Single-Core)

Cinebench R20 is the successor of Cinebench R15 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 Phenom II X4 945 AMD Phenom II X4 945
4C 4T @ 3.00 GHz
168 (100%)
AMD FX-4200 AMD FX-4200
4C 4T @ 3.30 GHz
0 (0%)

Cinebench R20 (Multi-Core)

Cinebench R20 is the successor of Cinebench R15 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 Phenom II X4 945 AMD Phenom II X4 945
4C 4T @ 3.00 GHz
606 (100%)
AMD FX-4200 AMD FX-4200
4C 4T @ 3.30 GHz
0 (0%)

CPU-Z Benchmark 17 (Multi-Core)

The CPU-Z benchmark measures a processor's performance by measuring the time it takes the system to complete all benchmark calculations. The faster the benchmark is completed, the higher the score.
AMD Phenom II X4 945 AMD Phenom II X4 945
4C 4T @ 3.00 GHz
564 (100%)
AMD FX-4200 AMD FX-4200
4C 4T @ 3.30 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 Phenom II X4 945 AMD Phenom II X4 945
4C 4T @ 3.00 GHz
79 (100%)
AMD FX-4200 AMD FX-4200
4C 4T @ 3.30 GHz
0 (0%)

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 Phenom II X4 945 AMD Phenom II X4 945
4C 4T @ 3.00 GHz
304 (100%)
AMD FX-4200 AMD FX-4200
4C 4T @ 3.30 GHz
0 (0%)

Devices using this processor

AMD Phenom II X4 945 AMD FX-4200
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