AMD Athlon 240GE: specs and benchmarks

AMD Athlon 240GE

Summary

AMD started AMD Athlon 240GE sales 6 September 2018 at a recommended price of $75. This is Zen architecture desktop processor primarily aimed at office systems. It has 2 cores and 4 threads, and is based on 14 nm manufacturing technology, with a maximum frequency of 3500 MHz and a locked multiplier.

Compatibility-wise, this is AMD Socket AM4 processor with a TDP of 35 Watt. It supports DDR4-2666 memory.

It provides poor benchmark performance at 11.46 percent of a leader's which is AMD EPYC 7742.

General info

Of Athlon 240GE processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
25.74
 
Type
Desktop
 
Series
AMD Athlon
 
Achitecture codename
Zen
 
Release date
6 September 2018
 
Launch price (MSRP)
$75
 
Price now
$63
 
of 8685 (Xeon E5-4650L)

Technical specs

Athlon 240GE's quantitative parameters such as cores and threads number, clocks, manufacturing process, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of Athlon 240GE's performance, but to be more precise you have to review its test results.
Number of cores
2
 
Number of threads
4
 
Maximum frequency
3.5 GHz
 
of 5 (FX-9590)
L1 cache
192 KB
 
of 896 (Core i9-7940X)
L2 cache
1 MB
 
of 8 (FX-8350)
L3 cache
4 MB (shared)
 
Manufacturing process technology
14 nm
 
Die size
209.78 mm2
 
Transistor count
4950 Million
 
of 19200 (EPYC 7551P)
64 bit support
+
 

Compatibility

Information on Athlon 240GE compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one.
Max number of CPUs in a configuration
1 (Uniprocessor)
 
Socket
AM4
 
Power consumption (TDP)
35 Watt
 
of 650 (Atom Z500)

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Athlon 240GE. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.
AES-NI
+
 
FMA
+
 
AVX
+
 

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Athlon 240GE are enumerated here.
AMD-V
+
 

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Athlon 240GE.
Supported memory types
DDR4-2666
 
Maximum memory size
64 GB
 
Max memory channels
2
 
Maximum memory bandwidth
39.74 GB / s
 
of 262.26 (Xeon Platinum 9221)
ECC memory support
+
 

Graphics specifications

General parameters of GPU integrated into Athlon 240GE.
Integrated graphics
 

Peripherals

Specifications and connection of Athlon 240GE's supported peripherals.
PCIe revision
3.0
 
Max number of PCIe lanes
12
 
of 128 (EPYC 7551P)

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Athlon 240GE. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

11.46

Passmark

5430

Game benchmarks

Let's see how good Athlon 240GE is for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Relative perfomance

Overall Athlon 240GE performance compared to nearest competitors. All CPU types participate.

Intel equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Athlon 240GE from Intel is Core i7-875K, which is nearly equal in speed and lower by 1 position in our rating.

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