AMD Athlon 64 X2 5400+: specs and benchmarks



AMD started Athlon 64 X2 5400+ sales on December 2006. This is a Windsor architecture desktop processor primarily aimed at office systems. It has 2 cores and 2 threads, and is based on 90 nm manufacturing technology, with a maximum frequency of 2800 MHz and a locked multiplier.

Compatibility-wise, this is AMD Socket AM2 processor with a TDP of 89 Watt.

It provides poor benchmark performance at 0.72% of a leader's which is AMD EPYC 9654.

EPYC 9654EPYC9654

General info

Athlon 64 X2 5400+ processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture, sales start time and pricing.

Place in performance ranking2543
Value for money3.01
Market segmentDesktop processor
Architecture codenameWindsor (2006−2009)
Release dateDecember 2006 (16 years old)
Current price$45 of 15710 (Xeon Platinum 8276L)
Value for money

Performance per price, higher is better.

Technical specs

Basic microprocessor parameters such as number of cores, number of threads, base frequency and turbo boost clock, lithography, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters can generally indicate CPU performance, but to be more precise you have to review its test results.

Physical cores2 (Dual-core)
Boost clock speed2.8 GHzof 6 (Core i9-13900KS)
L1 cache256 KBof 7475.2 (Apple M2 Pro 10-Core)
L2 cache512 KBof 36864 (Apple M2 Max)
L3 cache0 KBof 786432 (EPYC 7373X)
Chip lithography90 nmof 4 (Ryzen 9 7940HS)
Die size220 mm2
Number of transistors154 millionof 9900000 (Ryzen 5 7645HX)
64 bit support+
Windows 11 compatibility-


Information on Athlon 64 X2 5400+ compatibility with other computer components and devices: motherboard (look for socket type), power supply unit (look for power consumption) etc. Useful when planning a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one. Note that power consumption of some processors can well exceed their nominal TDP, even without overclocking. Some can even double their declared thermals given that the motherboard allows to tune the CPU power parameters.

Number of CPUs in a configuration1of 8 (Opteron 842)
Power consumption (TDP)89 Wattof 400 (Xeon Platinum 9282)

Benchmark performance

Single-core and multi-core benchmark results of Athlon 64 X2 5400+. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range, higher is better.

Combined synthetic benchmark score

This is our combined benchmark performance rating. We are regularly improving our combining algorithms, but if you find some perceived inconsistencies, feel free to speak up in comments section, we usually fix problems quickly.

Athlon 64 X2 5400+ 0.72


Passmark CPU Mark is a widespread benchmark, consisting of 8 different types of workload, including integer and floating point math, extended instructions, compression, encryption and physics calculation. There is also one separate single-threaded scenario measuring single-core performance.

Benchmark coverage: 68%

Athlon 64 X2 5400+ 907

GeekBench 5 Single-Core

GeekBench 5 Single-Core is a cross-platform application developed in the form of CPU tests that independently recreate certain real-world tasks with which to accurately measure performance. This version uses only a single CPU core.

Benchmark coverage: 41%

Athlon 64 X2 5400+ 275

GeekBench 5 Multi-Core

GeekBench 5 Multi-Core is a cross-platform application developed in the form of CPU tests that independently recreate certain real-world tasks with which to accurately measure performance. This version uses all available CPU cores.

Benchmark coverage: 41%

Athlon 64 X2 5400+ 501

Gaming performance

Relative perfomance

Overall Athlon 64 X2 5400+ performance compared to nearest competitors among desktop CPUs.

Intel equivalent

According to our data, the closest Intel alternative to Athlon 64 X2 5400+ is Core 2 Duo E6600, which is faster by 1% and higher by 3 positions in our ranking.

Core 2 Duo E6600Core 2Duo E6600

Here are some closest Intel rivals to Athlon 64 X2 5400+:

Similar processors

Here is our recommendation of several processors that are more or less close in performance to the one reviewed.

Athlon 64 X2 5600+Athlon 64X2 5600+
Pentium E5300PentiumE5300
Core 2 Duo E6550Core 2Duo E6550
Athlon 64 X2 6000+Athlon 64X2 6000+

Recommended GPUs

People consider these graphics cards to be good for Athlon 64 X2 5400+, according to our PC configuration statistics.

These are the fastest graphics cards for Athlon 64 X2 5400+ in our user configuration statistics. There is a total of 353 configurations based on Athlon 64 X2 5400+ in our database.

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