Athlon 64 3800 specs: AMD Athlon 64 3800+ Specs

Athlon 64 3800+ [in 1 benchmark]

Summary

AMD started Athlon 64 3800+ sales on June 2004 at a recommended price of $160. This is a Venice architecture desktop processor primarily aimed at office 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 and a maximum temperature of 70 °C. It supports DDR1 memory.

It provides poor benchmark performance at


0.50%

of a leader’s which is AMD EPYC 9654.

EPYC9654

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General info


Athlon 64 3800+ processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture, sales start time and pricing.

Place in performance ranking 2676
Value for money 1. 06
Market segment Desktop processor
Architecture codename Venice (2004−2005)
Release date June 2004 (19 years old)
Launch price (MSRP) $160 of 305 (Core i7-870)
Current price $62 (0.4x MSRP) of 14999 (Xeon Platinum 9282)

Value for money

Performance per price, higher is better.

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 512 KB of 36864 (Apple M2 Max)
L3 cache 0 KB of 786432 (EPYC 7373X)
Chip lithography 130 nm of 4 (Ryzen 9 7940HS)
Die size 230 mm2
Maximum case temperature (TCase) 70 °C of 105 (Core i7-5950HQ)
Number of transistors 227 million of 9900000 (Ryzen 5 7645HX)
64 bit support +
Windows 11 compatibility

Compatibility


Information on Athlon 64 3800+ 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 (Opteron 842)
Socket 939
Power consumption (TDP) 89 Watt of 400 (Xeon Platinum 9282)

Memory specs


Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Athlon 64 3800+’s memory controller. Depending on the motherboard, higher memory frequency may be supported.

Supported memory types DDR1 of 5600 (Ryzen 9 7940HS)

Benchmark performance


Single-core and multi-core benchmark results of Athlon 64 3800+. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range, higher is better.


Combined synthetic benchmark score

This is our combined benchmark performance rating. We are regularly improving our combining algorithms, but if you find some perceived inconsistencies, feel free to speak up in comments section, we usually fix problems quickly.


Athlon 64 3800+
0.50

    Passmark

    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 3800+
    635


    Relative perfomance


    Overall Athlon 64 3800+ performance compared to nearest competitors among desktop CPUs.



    Intel Core 2 Duo E4400
    104


    Intel Pentium Dual-Core E2160
    102


    AMD Athlon 64 FX-53
    102


    AMD Athlon 64 3800+
    100

    Intel equivalent


    According to our data, the closest Intel alternative to Athlon 64 3800+ is Pentium Dual-Core E2160, which is faster by 2% and higher by 3 positions in our ranking.

    Pentium DualCore E2160

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    Here are some closest Intel rivals to Athlon 64 3800+:


    Intel Pentium D 950
    106


    Intel Core 2 Duo E4400
    104


    Intel Pentium Dual-Core E2160
    102


    AMD Athlon 64 3800+
    100

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    Athlon 64
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    Recommended GPUs

    People consider these graphics cards to be good for Athlon 64 3800+, according to our PC configuration statistics.



    GeForce
    6150 SE + nForce 430

    7.4%



    GeForce
    8600 GT

    5.3%



    GeForce
    9600 GT

    3.2%



    Radeon
    X1300

    3.2%



    GeForce GTX
    570

    2. 1%



    GeForce GT
    630

    2.1%



    GeForce GT
    710

    2.1%



    Radeon HD
    2600 PRO

    2.1%



    GeForce GT
    730

    2.1%



    Radeon HD
    6570

    2.1%

    These are the fastest graphics cards for Athlon 64 3800+ in our user configuration statistics.

    There is a total of 94 configurations based on Athlon 64 3800+ in our database.



    GeForce RTX
    4090

    2.1% (2/94)



    GeForce RTX
    3090

    1.1% (1/94)



    GeForce RTX
    2070 Super

    1. 1% (1/94)



    Radeon RX
    470

    1.1% (1/94)



    GeForce GTX
    1650

    1.1% (1/94)



    GeForce GTX
    1050 Ti

    1.1% (1/94)



    GeForce GTX
    760

    1.1% (1/94)



    GeForce GTX
    570

    2.1% (2/94)



    GeForce GTX
    750 Ti

    1.1% (1/94)



    Radeon RX
    Vega 7

    1.1% (1/94)

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    Athlon 64 3800+ [in 1 benchmark]

    Description

    AMD started selling the Athlon 64 3800+ in June 2004 at a suggested price of $160. This is a Venice architecture desktop processor primarily aimed at office systems. It has 1 core and 1 thread and is manufactured in 130 nm process technology, the maximum frequency is 2400 MHz, the multiplier is locked.

    In terms of compatibility, this is an AMD Socket 939 processor with a TDP of 89W and a maximum temperature of 70°C. It supports DDR1 memory.

    It provides poor benchmark performance at

    0.50%

    from the leader AMD EPYC 9654

    Information about the type (for desktops or laptops) and architecture of the Athlon 64 3800+, as well as when sales started and cost at that time.

    Place in the performance ranking 2676
    Value for money 1. 06
    Type Desktop
    Code title architecture Venice (2004−2005)
    Release date June 2004 (19 years ago)
    Release price $160 out of 305 (Core i7-870) 900 37
    Price now $62 (0. 4x) of 14999 (Xeon Platinum 9282)

    Value for money

    To obtain an index, we compare the characteristics of processors and their cost, taking into account the cost of other processors.

    Features

    Athlon 64 3800+ quantitative parameters such as number of cores and threads, clock speeds, manufacturing process, cache size and multiplier lock state. They indirectly speak about the performance of the processor, but for an accurate assessment, you need to consider the results of the tests.

    9003 6 Level 3 cache
    Core 1
    Thread 1
    Maximum frequency 2.4GHz of 6 (Core i9-13900KS)
    L1 cache 90 022 128 Kb of 7475.2 (Apple M2 Pro 10-Core)
    L2 cache 512 KB of 36864 (Apple M2 Max)
    0 KB of 786432 (EPYC 7373X)
    Process 130nm of 4 (Ryzen 9 7940HS)
    Size crystal 230 mm 2
    Maximum case temperature (TCase ) 70 °C of 105 (Core i7-5950HQ)
    Number of transistors 227 mln out of 9

    0 (Ryzen 5 7645HX)

    Support 64 bit 6 Compatible with Windows 11

    Compatible

    Information on Athlon 64 3800+ compatibility with other computer components. Useful, for example, when choosing the configuration of a future computer or to upgrade an existing one.

    Please note that the power consumption of some processors can significantly exceed their nominal TDP even without overclocking. Some may even double their claims if the motherboard allows you to adjust the power settings of the processor.

    Max. number of processors per configuration 1 of 8 (Opteron 842)
    Socket 939
    Power consumption (TDP) 89 W of 400 (Xeon Platinum 9282)

    Memory support

    Types, maximum size and channels of RAM supported by Athlon 64 3800+. Higher memory frequency may be supported depending on the motherboard. 9Ryzen 9 7940HS

    Benchmark tests

    These are the results of Athlon 64 3800+ performance tests in non-gaming benchmarks. The overall score is set from 0 to 100, where 100 corresponds to the fastest processor at the moment.


    Overall performance in tests

    This is our overall performance rating. We regularly improve our algorithms, but if you find any inconsistencies, feel free to speak up in the comments section, we usually fix problems quickly.

    Athlon 64 3800+
    0.50

      Passmark

      Passmark CPU Mark is a widely used benchmark, consisting of 8 different tests, including integer and floating point calculations, extended instruction tests, compression, encryption and game physics calculations. Also includes a separate single-threaded test.

      Benchmark coverage: 68%

      Athlon 64 3800+
      635


      Relative capacity

      Athlon 64 3800+ overall performance compared to its nearest competitor desktop processors.


      Intel Core 2 Duo E4400
      104

      Intel Pentium Dual-Core E2160
      102

      AMD Athlon 64FX-53
      102

      AMD Athlon 64 3800+
      100

      Competitor from Intel

      We believe that the nearest equivalent to Athlon 64 3800+ from Intel is Pentium Dual-Core E2160, which is faster by 2% and lower by 3 positions in our rating on average.

      Pentium Dual Core E2160

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      Here are some of Intel’s closest competitors to the Athlon 64 3800+:

      Intel Pentium D 950
      106

      Intel Core 2 Duo E4400
      104

      Intel Pentium Dual-Core E2160
      102

      AMD Athlon 64 3800+
      100

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      Athlon 64
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      Best graphics cards for Athlon 64 3800+

      We have 94 configurations based on Athlon 64 3800+ in our database.

      According to statistics, these cards are most often used with Athlon 64 3800+:


      GeForce
      6150 SE + nForce 430

      7.4%


      GeForce
      8600 GT

      5.3%


      GeForce
      9600 GT

      3.2%


      Radeon
      X1300

      3.2%


      GeForce GTX
      570

      2.1%


      GeForce GT
      630

      2.1%


      GeForce GT
      710

      2.1%


      Radeon HD
      2600 PRO

      2.1%


      GeForce GT
      730

      2.1%


      Radeon HD
      6570

      2.1%

      Here are the most powerful video cards used with the Athlon 64 3800+ according to user statistics:


      GeForce RTX
      4090

      2.1% (2/94)


      GeForce RTX
      3090

      1. 1% (1/94)


      GeForce RTX
      2070 Super

      1.1% (1/94)


      Radeon RX
      470

      1.1% (1/94)


      GeForce GTX
      1650

      1.1% (1/94)


      GeForce GTX
      1050 Ti

      1.1% (1/94)


      GeForce GTX
      760

      1.1% (1/94)


      GeForce GTX
      570

      2.1% (2/94)


      GeForce GTX
      750 Ti

      1.1% (1/94)


      Radeon RX
      Vega 7

      1.1% (1/94)

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