AMD Athlon II X2 245: specs and benchmarks

Price now 11.95$
Games supported 52%
AMD Athlon II X2 245
AMD Athlon II X2 245
  • Interface
  • Core clock speed
  • Max video memory
  • Memory type
  • Memory clock speed
  • Maximum resolution
Year of release 2009
Performance 1.20
Processor Technical data and tests
AMD Athlon II X2 245
AMD Athlon II X2 245 AMD Athlon II X2 245


AMD started AMD Athlon II X2 245 sales on July 2009 at a recommended price of $35. This is Regor architecture desktop processor primarily aimed at office systems. It has 2 cores and 2 threads, and is based on 45 nm manufacturing technology, with a maximum frequency of 2900 MHz and a locked multiplier.

Compatibility-wise, this is AMD Socket AM3 processor with a TDP of 65 Watt and a maximum temperature of °C. It supports DDR3 memory.

It provides poor benchmark performance at


percent of a leader's which is AMD EPYC 7763.

General info

Of Athlon II X2 245 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture, sales start time and pricing.

Place in performance rating2075
Value for money5.89
Market segmentDesktop processor
Architecture codenameRegor
Release dateJuly 2009 (12 years ago)
Launch price (MSRP)$35of 305 (Core i7-870)
Price now$11.95 (0.3x MSRP)of 16595 (Xeon E7-4850)
Value for money

To get the index we compare the characteristics of the processors and their cost, taking into account the cost of other processors.

  • 0
  • 50
  • 100

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 speed2.9 GHzof 5.3 (Core i9-10900KF)
L1 cache256 KBof 896 (Atom C3950)
L2 cache2 MBof 12 (Core 2 Quad Q9550)
Chip lithography45 nmof 5 (Apple M1)
Die size117 mm2
Number of transistors410 millionof 16000 (Apple M1)
64 bit support+


Information on Athlon II X2 245 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)
Thermal design power (TDP)65 Wattof 400 (Xeon Platinum 9282)

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Athlon II X2 245's memory controller. Depending on the motherboard, higher memory frequency may be supported.

Supported memory typesDDR3of 4266 (Ryzen 9 4900H)

Benchmark performance

Single-core and multi-core benchmark results of Athlon II X2 245. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range, higher is better.

Overall 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 II X2 245 1.20
  • Passmark

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.

Athlon II X2 245 1051

Game benchmarks

Let's see how good Athlon II X2 245 is for a gaming PC, compared with system requirements of some popular titles. Remember that sometimes official hardware requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Relative perfomance

Overall Athlon II X2 245 performance compared to nearest competitors among desktop CPUs.

Intel equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Athlon II X2 245 from Intel is Celeron G530T, which is nearly equal in speed and higher by 3 positions in our rating.

Intel Celeron G530T Celeron G530T

Here are some closest Intel rivals to Athlon II X2 245:

Similar processors

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

AMD Athlon II X2 235e Athlon II X2 235e
Intel Celeron G530T Celeron G530T
AMD A4-3400 A4 3400
Intel Pentium E6600 Pentium E6600
Intel Pentium E6500 Pentium E6500
AMD Athlon II X2 250e Athlon II X2 250e

User rating

Here is the rating given to the reviewed processor by our users. Let others know your opinion by rating it yourself.

Advices and comments

Here you can ask a question about Athlon II X2 245, agree or disagree with our judgements, or report an error or mismatch.