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Phenom II X4 960T Vs Pentium G620

The Pentium G620 is the dual core Sandy Bridge processor from the Intel while the 960T is the older Phenom ii processor from AMD.

However, the Phenom ii 960 is still better than the Pentium G620 in processor performance.

The Pentium G620 is however a low cost processor that comes with integrated graphics ( HD 2000). The Graphics is not great in the sense that – it will not allow you to play high end games without stuttering. But if you are not into gaming the G620 provides option of building a very low cost desktop system.

Table : Phenom II X4 960T Vs Pentium G620 Feature Differences

Feature Phenom II X4 960T Pentium G620
Core Frequency 3.00 GHz 2.60 GHz
No. Of Cores 4 2 ( No Hyperthreading)
Cache Organization 6 MB L3, 4 MB L2 512 KB L2 + 3 MB L3 Cache
Turbo Frequency 3.4 GHz No Turbo
TDP Rating 95 Watts 65 Watts
64 Bit Support Y Y
Lithography 45 nm 32 nm
Integrated Memory Controller DDR3 DDR3-1066
Integrated Graphics No Integrated Graphics Intel HD Graphics, 850 MHz base, 1.1 GHz Turbo

Table : Phenom II X4 960T Vs Pentium G620 Benchmarking Comparison

Benchmarks Phenom II X4 960T Pentium G620
PassMark CPU Mark Score
3778 2450
Super Pi 2M (Lower in better)
23.35 seconds 35 seconds
3D Mark 06 CPU

Not available 2620
Windows 7 Experience Score
Not available 6.4

Some more details of Phenom II X4 960T

The Phenom ii 960T is an unlcoked, overclockable quad core processor from AMD. It promises good performance at an affordable cost ( Around $125). The processor will fit in your existing AM2+ or AM3 socket.

Some more details of Pentium G620

The Pentium G820 is a stripped down version of the Sandy Bridge processor (Hyperthreading has been removed from this processor). It is intended for the entry level to moderate performance desktop processing. G8620T is a low cost processor that should be delight to low cost system builder and will take on the AMD’s low cost Athlon ii and Phenom ii dual, triple and quad core processors. The Integrated graphics runs at 850 MHz and can ramp to 1.1 GHz based upon demand. A low power variation of this processor is available ( See G620T)

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