"The testing in this article is similar to our original
NVIDIA VDPAU benchmarks, but we have now benchmarked not only H.264
but also WMV3 and MPEG acceleration and our test system is very
economical. The CPU we used for this latest round of testing is an
AMD Sempron LE-1150. The AMD Sempron LE-1150 is a single-core
"Sparta" processor clocked at 2.0GHz and built on a 65nm process.
There is only 256KB of L2 cache unlike the newer AMD Phenom CPUs
that have 512KB of L2 cache for each of its four cores or even some
of the Athlon 64 CPUs that have 1MB of L2 cache. One nice feature
though about this processor is the 45W thermal design, which makes
it ideal for small form factor PCs and media center PCs where
minimal active cooling is preferred to keep a low noise level. The
voltage range for this low-end processor is 1.20/1.35/1.40V. We
purchased this processor brand new for $22 USD with its stock
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