AMD Athlon 64 X2 5600+: specs and benchmarks

AMD Athlon 64 X2 5600+

Summary

AMD started AMD Athlon 64 X2 5600+ sales on December 2006. This is 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 2900 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 1.07 percent of a leader's which is AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X.

General info

Of Athlon 64 X2 5600+ processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
2.94
 
Type
Desktop
 
Architecture codename
Windsor
 
Release date
December 2006
 
Price now
$150
 
of 8685 (Xeon E5-4650L)

Technical specs

Athlon 64 X2 5600+'s quantitative parameters such as cores and threads number, clocks, manufacturing process, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of Athlon 64 X2 5600+'s performance, but to be more precise you have to review its test results.
Number of cores
2
 
Number of threads
2
 
Maximum frequency
2.9 GHz
 
L1 cache
256 KB
 
of 896 (Atom C3950)
L2 cache
512K
 
of 8192 (Opteron 3380)
Manufacturing process technology
90 nm
 
Die size
220 mm2
 
Transistor count
227 million
 
of 19200 (Ryzen 7 3700)
64 bit support
+
 

Compatibility

Information on Athlon 64 X2 5600+ 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
 
Socket
AM2
 
Power consumption (TDP)
89 Watt
 
of 650 (Atom Z500)

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Athlon 64 X2 5600+. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

1.07

Passmark

855

Game benchmarks

Let's see how good Athlon 64 X2 5600+ is for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Relative perfomance

Overall Athlon 64 X2 5600+ performance compared to nearest competitors. All CPU types participate.

Intel equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Athlon 64 X2 5600+ from Intel is Core 2 Duo E6600, which is nearly equal in speed and higher by 1 position in our rating.

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