Amd athlon 64 3700: AMD Athlon 64 3700+ Specs

Athlon 64 3700+ [in 1 benchmark]


AMD started Athlon 64 3700+ sales on January 2001 at a recommended price of $69. Based on a San Diego architecture, this desktop processor is primarily aimed at home systems. It has 1 core and 1 thread, and is based on 130 nm manufacturing technology, with a maximum frequency of 2400 MHz and a locked multiplier.

Compatibility-wise, this is AMD Socket 939 processor with a TDP of 89 Watt.

We have no data on Athlon 64 3700+ benchmark results.

General info

Athlon 64 3700+ processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture, sales start time and pricing.

Place in performance ranking not rated
Market segment Desktop processor
Architecture codename San Diego (2001−2005)
Release date January 2001 (22 years old)
Launch price (MSRP) $69 of 305 (Core i7-870)
Current price $110 (1. 6x MSRP) of 14999 (Xeon Platinum 9282)

Technical specs

Basic microprocessor parameters such as number of cores, number of threads, base frequency and turbo boost clock, lithography, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters can generally indicate CPU performance, but to be more precise you have to review its test results.

Physical cores 1 (Single-Core)
Threads 1
Boost clock speed 2.4 GHz of 6 (Core i9-13900KS)
L1 cache 128 KB of 7475.2 (Apple M2 Pro 10-Core)
L2 cache 1 MB of 36 (Apple M2 Max)
L3 cache 0 KB of 786432 (EPYC 7773X)
Chip lithography 130 nm of 4 (Ryzen 9 7940HS)
Die size 199 mm2
Number of transistors 233 million of 9900000 (Ryzen 5 7645HX)
64 bit support +
Windows 11 compatibility


Information on Athlon 64 3700+ compatibility with other computer components and devices: motherboard (look for socket type), power supply unit (look for power consumption) etc. Useful when planning a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one.

Note that power consumption of some processors can well exceed their nominal TDP, even without overclocking. Some can even double their declared thermals given that the motherboard allows to tune the CPU power parameters.

Number of CPUs in a configuration 1 of 8 (Xeon Platinum 8160M)
Socket 939
Power consumption (TDP) 89 Watt of 400 (Xeon Platinum 9282)

Benchmark performance

Single-core and multi-core benchmark results of Athlon 64 3700+. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range, higher is better.


    Passmark CPU Mark is a widespread benchmark, consisting of 8 different types of workload, including integer and floating point math, extended instructions, compression, encryption and physics calculation. There is also one separate single-threaded scenario measuring single-core performance.

    Benchmark coverage: 68%

    Athlon 64 3700+

    Recommended GPUs

    People consider these graphics cards to be good for Athlon 64 3700+, according to our PC configuration statistics.

    GeForce GT


    9600 GT


    7300 LE


    Radeon HD
    4650 AGP


    GeForce RTX


    GeForce RTX


    Radeon X1900

    8. 3%

    9600 XT


    8500 GT


    These are the fastest graphics cards for Athlon 64 3700+ in our user configuration statistics.

    There is a total of 12 configurations based on Athlon 64 3700+ in our database.

    GeForce RTX

    8.3% (1/12)

    GeForce RTX

    8.3% (1/12)

    GeForce GT

    16.7% (2/12)

    9600 GT

    16.7% (2/12)

    Radeon HD
    4650 AGP

    8.3% (1/12)

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    AMD Athlon 64 3700 ADA3700DKA5CF 2.2GHZ 1MB L2 Cache Socket-939 CPU:New

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    The AMD Athlon 64 processor is the first Windows compatible 64-bit PC processor. The AMD Athlon 64 processor runs on AMD64 technology, a revolutionary technology that allows the processor to run 32-bit applications at full speed while enabling a new generation of powerful 64-bit software applications. Advanced 64-bit operating systems designed for the AMD64 platform from Microsoft, Red Hat, SuSE, and TurboLinux have already been announced.

    ADA3700DKA5CF Specifications

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    AMD Athlon 64 3700+ Processor Review: Specifications, Benchmark Tests

    The Athlon 64 3700+ processor was released by AMD, release date: May 2004. At the time of release, the processor cost $69. The processor is designed for desktop computers and is based on the San Diego architecture.

    The processor is locked for overclocking. The total number of cores is 1. The maximum clock frequency of the processor is 2.2 GHz. Technological process — 90 nm. Cache size: L1 — 128 KB, L2 — 1024 KB.

    Supported socket type: 939. The maximum number of processors in the configuration is 1. Power consumption (TDP): 89 Watt.


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    PassMark — Single thread mark 435
    PassMark — CPU mark 394
    Geekbench 4 — Single Core 1018
    Geekbench 4 — Multi-Core 979


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    In this case, the maximum frequency in Boost mode reaches 2. 4 Hz. 1 cores available. The L1 cache is 128 KB, L2 1 MB and L3 1 MB. Power consumption at peak times can reach 89Tue

    The maximum number of threads that AMD Athlon 64 3700+ can handle is 1.

    AMD Athlon 64 3700+ works on 130 nm architecture. Total number of transistors 233 million

    Regarding memory specification.

    Now about the AMD Athlon 64 3700+ tests. According to PassMark, the processor scored 382 out of a possible score. Based on the analysis of more than 4000 processors, AMD Athlon 64 3700+ took the 2200th place in the ranking of the best.

    Why AMD Athlon 64 3700+ is better than others

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    • PassMark CPU score 382 . This parameter is lower than 49% of products
    • Thermal Dissipation (TDP) 89 W. This parameter is higher than 70% of products
    • L1 cache size 128 KB. This parameter is lower than 53% of products
    • L2 cache size 1 MB. This parameter is lower than that of 55% of goods
    • Number of cores 1 . This parameter is lower than 99% of products
    • Number of transistors 233 million. This parameter is lower than that of 38% of goods
    • Technological process 130 nm. This parameter is higher than that of 91% of goods
    • Number of streams 1 . This parameter is lower than that of 86% of goods

    AMD Athlon 64 3700+ Review

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    AMD Athlon 64 3700+ Review: Highlights

    PassMark score CPU

    The PassMark score considers read speed, write speed, and seek time when testing SSD performance.
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    max 89379

    Average: 6033.5


    Number of threads

    The more threads, the higher the performance of the processor, and it will be able to perform several tasks at the same time.
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    max 256

    Average: 10. 7


    L1 cache size

    Large amount of L1 memory accelerates results in CPU and system performance settings
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    max 4608

    Average: 299.3 KB


    L2 Cache Size

    L2 cache with large scratchpad memory can increase processor speed and overall system performance.
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    max 512

    Average: 4.5 MB


    Maximum clock speed in Turbo 9 mode0305

    When the processor’s speed drops below its limit, it may jump to a higher clock speed to improve performance.
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    max 5.7

    Average: 3.2 GHz


    Number of cores

    The number of cores in processors indicates the number of independent computing units that can execute tasks in parallel. More cores allow the processor to handle more tasks at once, which improves overall performance and the ability to handle multi-threaded applications.
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    max 72

    Mean: 5.8


    Max. number of processors in configuration


    Mean: 1.3



    Socket on the motherboard for installing the processor.


    Manufacturing process

    The small size of the semiconductor means it is a new generation chip.

    130 nm

    Average: 36.8 nm

    5 nm

    Number of transistors

    233 million

    max 57000

    Average: 1517.3 million

    57000 million

    Heat Dissipation (TDP)

    The Heat Dissipation Requirements (TDP) is the maximum amount of energy that can be dissipated by the cooling system. The lower the TDP, the less power will be consumed.
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    Average: 67.6W


    Supports 64-bit system

    A 64-bit system, unlike a 32-bit system, can support more than 4 GB of RAM.

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    Architecture name San Diego
    Issue date May 2004
    Price at first issue date $69
    Place in the ranking 2475
    Price now $69
    Price/performance ratio (0-100) 2. 56
    Applicability Desktop
    Support 64 bit
    Crystal area 115mm
    Level 1 cache 128KB
    Level 2 cache 1024KB
    Process 90nm
    Maximum frequency 2.2 GHz
    Number of cores 1
    Number of transistors 105 million
    Maximum number of processors in configuration 1
    Supported sockets 939
    Power consumption (TDP) 89 Watt