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AMD Phenom X4 9350e - Low Cost Quad Core - Power Consumption

Quad core Phenom gets a low power, low cost option. But will it be any good compared to an X3 of the same price?

| AMD CPUs & APUs in CPUs, Chipsets & SoCs | Posted: Aug 1, 2008 4:00 am
TweakTown Rating: 76%      Manufacturer: AMD

We are now able to find out what kind of power is being used by our test system and the associated graphics cards installed. Keep in mind; it tests the complete system (minus LCD monitor, which is plugged directly into an AC wall socket).

 

The other thing to remember is that our test system is bare minimum - only a 7,200RPM SATA-II single hard drive is used without CD-ROM or many cooling fans.

 

So while the system might draw 400 watts in our test system, placing it into your own PC with a number of other items, the draw is going to be higher.

 

AMD Phenom X4 9350e

 

Here is where the 9350e manages to gain some ground. While having four cores, it managed to score in just under the 8750 and was almost able to equal the 4850e's power usage results.

 

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