Athlon_X4_740
AMD Athlon X4 740

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Athlon X4 740 Performance Specification
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3.2 GHz
3.7 GHz
4 cores
4 threads
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65W
32nm
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64 Bit
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Athlon X4 740 Game Requirement Analysis

Athlon X4 740 is a performance processor based on the 32nm Piledriver architecture.


It offers 4 Physical Cores (4 Logical), initially clocked at 3.2GHz, which may go up to 3.7GHz and 4MB of L2 Cache.
Among its many features, Turbo Core and Virtualization are activated.


The processor DOES NOT integrate any graphics. and has a rated board TDP of 65W.


It offers average performance. This means it will become a bottleneck in some demanding applications.


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Release period
01-Oct-2012
Athlon X4 740 vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
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Cyberpunk 2077 82% 109%
FIFA 20 2% 76%
Halo: The Master Chief Collection 28% 146%
eFootball PES 2020 25% 102%
Fortnite: Chapter 2 7% 35%
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2012
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Is it worth upgrading from gtx 650 2GB to 750 TI, with this CPU?

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How is this worse than my i3 2100?

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2019
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In singlethread is this going to perform better and also you can pair this something like gtx 660 gtx 750 ti and yet you will get good performance from it

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is this going to bottleneck r7 260 msi 1gb ddr5?

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No this CPU can handle up to R9 280x after OC without off any major bottleneck.


I running this CPU at 4.48Ghz with 1.45V :)

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What cooling are you using? Stock, air or water cooling?

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Very old Air CPU cooler - Cooler Master TX2 max temp 54C
http://www.coolermaster.com/service/support/model/RR-CCH-L9U1-GP/


You can find my OC setting in this post http://www.overclock.net/t/1534914/a88xm-a-looking-for-method-to-edit-bios-or-for-moded-bios

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is this going to bottleneck sapphire r9 270x dual x oc edition?

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Yes.

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thanks, fx 6300 is a good choice?

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I think that would fit just fine. :)

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ok, thanks

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My OC 740 @ 4,32 reach in Prime95 max temp 56 C
Vcore up to 1,525V
Cooler Master Hyper TX2 and AAB Thermal Grease 2
* this OEM version Zalman ZM STG-2
Passmark:
http://www.passmark.com/baselines/V8/display.php?id=30628529406

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I increase OC a bit more:
Althon X4 740 @ 4,48Ghz
http://www.passmark.com/baselines/V8/display.php?id=30870038727

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After I add heatsinks on mobo power section I drop Vcore to 1.45V :)

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2012
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will a 330 psu be good for this cpu?

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Sapphire R7 250x or evga geforce gtx470 superclocked for this cpu?

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Im using the R7 250x by PowerColor with this CPU, and i would highly reccomend it if that's your price range.

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2013
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whats a better pro/ mobo than this to use with a gtx660
its not the ti…
and its pny edition

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is this going to bottleneck hd 7850?

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2016
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Nope,go for it :)

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Is this CPU having any overheating problems?

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2012
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No I mange OC from 3,2Ghz => 4,48Ghz and increase Vcore up to 1,525 and still not pass 56C :)
Althon X4 740 @ 4,48Ghz
http://www.passmark.com/baselines/V8/display.php?id=30870038727

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