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Semprons' are single-core processors except for the 4 "Brisbane" models which are the only dual-core Semprons'. And the fastest Semprons' are "Sargas" models (based off the Phenom II) and the "Sargas" have a top default frequency of 2.8 GHz. Semprons' are designed to be a low-budget processor.

Athlons' have a long and large line; the original Athlon, Athlon 64, Athlon x2, Athlon XP, and Athlon II. Athlons' are now the mid to low-budget processor. the Athlon line offers a huge diversity of choices. Athlon II is based off the Phenom II processor.

The main difference is the aimed target group which is budget level for either processor. They both share similar architecture and some of both are based off the Phenom II.

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