Phenom x3 8850: AMD Phenom X3 8850 Specs

Phenom X3 8850 [in 1 benchmark]


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Phenom X3 8850

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Summary

AMD started AMD Phenom X3 8850 sales on October 2008. This is Toliman architecture desktop processor primarily aimed at office systems. It has 3 cores and 3 threads, and is based on 65 nm manufacturing technology, with a maximum frequency of 2500 MHz and a locked multiplier.

Compatibility-wise, this is AMD Socket AM2+ processor with a TDP of 95 Watt.

It provides poor benchmark performance at


1.13%

of a leader’s which is AMD EPYC 7h22.


Phenom X3
8850

vs


EPYC
7h22

General info


Phenom X3 8850 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture, sales start time and pricing.

Place in performance rating 2331
Market segment Desktop processor
Architecture codename Toliman (2008)
Release date October 2008 (14 years ago)

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 3 (Tri-Core)
Threads 3
Boost clock speed 2.5 GHz of 5.8 (Core i9-13900K)
L1 cache 128 KB (per core) of 1536 (EPYC Embedded 3401)
L2 cache 512 KB (per core) of 12288 (Core 2 Quad Q9550)
L3 cache 2 MB (shared) of 32 (Ryzen Threadripper 1998)
Chip lithography 65 nm of 5 (Apple M1)
Die size 285 mm2
Number of transistors 450 million of 9900000 (Ryzen 9 7950X)
64 bit support +
Windows 11 compatibility

Compatibility


Information on Phenom X3 8850 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 AM2+
Thermal design power (TDP) 95 Watt of 400 (Xeon Platinum 9282)

Virtualization technologies


Supported virtual machine optimization technologies. Some are specific to Intel only, some to AMD.

AMD-V +

Benchmark performance


Single-core and multi-core benchmark results of Phenom X3 8850. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range, higher is better.


Overall 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.


Phenom X3 8850
1.13

  • Passmark
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: 69%


Phenom X3 8850
1142


Relative perfomance


Overall Phenom X3 8850 performance compared to nearest competitors among desktop CPUs.



Intel Celeron G540T
100


AMD Phenom II X2 B53
100


Intel Core 2 Duo E6850
100


AMD Phenom X3 8850
100


Intel Pentium E5800
100


Intel Pentium G640T
100


AMD Athlon II X2 245e
99. 12

Intel equivalent


We believe that the nearest equivalent to Phenom X3 8850 from Intel is Core 2 Duo E6850, which is nearly equal in speed and lower by 4 positions in our rating.


Core 2
Duo E6850


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Here are some closest Intel rivals to Phenom X3 8850:


Intel Core 2 Duo E6850
100


Intel Celeron G540T
100


Intel Pentium E5800
100


AMD Phenom X3 8850
100


Intel Pentium G640T
100


Intel Core 2 Duo E7600
99.12


Intel Pentium E6500
99. 12

Similar processors

Here is our recommendation of several processors that are more or less close in performance to the one reviewed.


Phenom II
X2 B53


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Pentium
E5800


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Core 2
Duo E7600


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X2 B55


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Celeron
G540


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Celeron
G530


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Recommended graphics cards

These graphics cards are most commonly used with Phenom X3 8850 according to our statistics.


GeForce GTS
450

25%


Radeon R9
280

25%


Radeon HD
3870

25%


Radeon
X1050

25%

User rating


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Phenom X3 — AMD — WikiChip

Phenom X3
Phenom X3 logo

Developer AMD
Manufacturer GlobalFoundries
Type Microprocessors
Introduction March 27, 2008 (announced)
March 27, 2008 (launch)
Architecture Budget desktop tri-core x86 chips
ISA x86-64
µarch K10
Word size 64 bit

8 octets
16 nibbles

Process 65 nm

0. 065 μm
6.5e-5 mm

Technology CMOS
Clock 1,900 MHz-2,500 MHz
Socket Socket AM2, Socket AM2+
Succession
Athlon 64 X2 Phenom II X3

Phenom X3 was a family of 64-bit x86 tri-core budget microprocessors designed by AMD and introduced in 2008. Phenom X3, which succeeded Athlon 64 X2, offered three cores and incorporated all of AMD’s advance technologies up to and including SSE4a, as well as Virtualization, and HyperTransport support.

Introduced in 2008, all Phenom X3 processors were based on the K10 microarchitecture.

Model Number Arch Frequency Cores Threads Process L2$ L3$ TDP Introduced
Phenom X3 8250e K10 1. 9 GHz 3 3 65 nm 3×512 KB 2 MB 65 W 2008-09
Phenom X3 8400 K10 2.1 GHz 3 3 65 nm 3×512 KB 2 MB 95 W 2008-03
Phenom X3 8450 K10 2.1 GHz 3 3 65 nm 3×512 KB 2 MB 95 W 2008-04
Phenom X3 8450e K10 2.1 GHz 3 3 65 nm 3×512 KB 2 MB 65 W 2008-09
Phenom X3 8550 K10 2.2 GHz 3 3 65 nm 3×512 KB 2 MB 95 W 2008-04
Phenom X3 8600 K10 2.3 GHz 3 3 65 nm 3×512 KB 2 MB 95 W 2008-03
Phenom X3 8600B K10 2. 3 GHz 3 3 65 nm 3×512 KB 2 MB 95 W 2008-04
Phenom X3 8650 K10 2.3 GHz 3 3 65 nm 3×512 KB 2 MB 95 W 2008-04
Phenom X3 8750 K10 2.4 GHz 3 3 65 nm 3×512 KB 2 MB 95 W 2008-04
Phenom X3 8750B K10 2.4 GHz 3 3 65 nm 3×512 KB 2 MB 95 W 2008-08
Phenom X3 8750 Black Edition K10 2.4 GHz 3 3 65 nm 3×512 KB 2 MB 95 W 2008-09
Phenom X3 8850 K10 2.5 GHz 3 3 65 nm 3×512 KB 2 MB 95 W 2008-10

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Phenom X3 8850 processor [in 1 benchmark]

AMD
Phenom X3 8850

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  • Video memory size
  • Memory type
  • Memory frequency
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Description

AMD started AMD Phenom X3 8850 sales in October 2008. This is Toliman architecture desktop processor primarily aimed at office systems. It has 3 cores and 3 threads and is manufactured in 65 nm process technology, the maximum frequency is 2500 MHz, the multiplier is locked.

In terms of compatibility, this is an AMD Socket AM2+ processor with a TDP of 95W.

It provides poor benchmark performance at

1.13%

from the leader, which is AMD EPYC 7h22.


Phenom X3
8850

vs


EPYC
7h22

General information

Information about the type (desktop or laptop) and architecture of Phenom X3 8850, as well as sales start time and cost at that time.

0040 Toliman (2008)
Place in performance rating 2331
Deck

9009

Date of Output October 2008 (14 years ago)

characteristics

Phenom X3 8850 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.

AMD-V +

Benchmark tests

These are the results of the Phenom X3 8850 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.

Phenom X3 8850
1.13

  • Passmark
Passmark

Passmark CPU Mark is a widely used benchmark that consists 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: 69%

Phenom X3 8850
1142


Relative capacity

Overall Phenom X3 8850 performance compared to its nearest competitor desktop processors.


Intel Celeron G540T
100

AMD Phenom II X2 B53
100

Intel Core 2 Duo E6850
100

AMD Phenom X3 8850
100

Intel Pentium E5800
100

Intel Pentium G640T
100

AMD Athlon II X2 245e
99.12

Competitor from Intel

We believe that the closest equivalent to Phenom X3 8850 from Intel is Core 2 Duo E6850, which is approximately equal in speed and lower by 4 positions in our rating.


Core 2
Duo E6850

Compare

Here are some of Intel’s closest competitors to the Phenom X3 8850:

Intel Core 2 Duo E6850
100

Intel Celeron G540T
100

Intel Pentium E5800
100

AMD Phenom X3 8850
100

Intel Pentium G640T
100

Intel Core 2 Duo E7600
99. 12

Intel Pentium E6500
99.12

Other processors

Here we recommend several processors that are more or less similar in performance to the reviewed one.


Phenom II
X2 B53

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Phenom II
X2 B55

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Celeron
G540

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Celeron
G530

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Celeron
G1101

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Pentium
G6950

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Recommended video cards

According to our statistics these video cards are most often used with Phenom X3 8850:


GeForce GTS
450

25%


Radeon R9
280

25%


Radeon HD
3870

25%


Radeon
X1050

25%

User rating

Here you can see the evaluation of the processor by users, as well as put your own rating.


Tips and comments

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AMD Phenom X3 8850 — 18 secret facts, review, specifications, reviews.

Top specifications and features

  • PassMark CPU score
  • Heat dissipation (TDP)
  • Technological process
  • Number of transistors
  • Number of Cores

PassMark CPU

AMD Phenom X3 8850 score:
1196
Best score:
89379

Test results for

AMD Phenom X3 8850:
9367
Best score:

Performance

AMD Phenom X3 8850:
1194
Best score:

Interfaces and communications

AMD Phenom X3 8850:
1000
Best score:

Main features of

AMD Phenom X3 8850:
1263
Best score:

Description

In this case, the maximum frequency in Boost mode reaches 2. 5 Hz. 3 cores available. The L1 cache is 384 KB, L2 1.536 MB and L3 3 MB. Power consumption at peak times can reach 95 W.

The maximum number of threads that AMD Phenom X3 8850 can handle is 3.

AMD Phenom X3 8850 runs on 65 nm architecture. Total number of transistors 450 million

Regarding memory specification.

Now about the tests of AMD Phenom X3 8850. According to PassMark, the processor scored 1196 out of possible points. Based on the analysis of more than 4000 processors, AMD Phenom X3 8850 took 2451 place in the ranking of the best.

Why AMD Phenom X3 8850 is better than others

  • L1 cache size 384 KB. This parameter is higher than that of 43%
  • PassMark CPU score 1196 . This parameter is lower than 40%
  • Thermal Dissipation (TDP) 95 W. This parameter is higher than 73%
  • Process 65 nm. This parameter is higher than 81%
  • Number of transistors 450 million. This parameter is lower than 32%
  • Number of cores 3 . This parameter is lower than 56%
  • Number of threads 3 . This parameter is lower than that of 65%
  • L2 cache size 1.536 MB. This parameter is lower than that of 34%

Review AMD Phenom X3 8850

Test results

Performance

Interfaces and communications

Main characteristics

AMD Phenom X3 8850 Review: Highlights


PassMark CPU score

The PassMark benchmark considers read speed, write speed, and seek time when testing SSD performance.
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1196

max 89379

Average: 6033.5

89379


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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3

max 256

Average: 10. 7

256


L1 cache size

Large amount of L1 memory accelerates results in CPU and system performance settings
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384KB

max 4608

Average: 299.3 KB

4608KB


L2 Cache Size

L2 cache with large scratchpad memory can increase processor speed and overall system performance.
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1.536 MB

max 512

Average: 4.5 MB

512MB


L3 cache size

Large amount of L3 memory accelerates results in CPU and system performance settings
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2MB

max 768

Average: 16. 3 MB

768MB


Maximum Turbo Clock Speed ​​

When the processor speed drops below its limit, it can jump to a higher clock speed to improve performance.
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2.5GHz

max 5.5

Average: 3.2 GHz

5.5GHz


Number of cores

3

max 72

Mean: 5.8

72


Max. number of processors in configuration

one

Mean: 1.3

8


Socket

AM2+


AMD Virtualization Technology

Yes


Process technology

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

65 nm

Average: 36.8 nm

5nm


Number of transistors

450 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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95W

Average: 67.6W

0.025W


Supports 64-bit system

A 64-bit system, unlike a 32-bit system, can support more than 4 GB of RAM. This increases productivity. It also allows you to run 64-bit applications.
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Yes


Codename

Toliman


Purpose

Desktop

FAQ

How many cores does the AMD Phenom X3 8850 have?

3 cores.