AMD Athlon II X2 245e: specs and benchmarks

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AMD Athlon II X2 245e
AMD Athlon II X2 245e
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Year of release 2010
Performance 1.22
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AMD Athlon II X2 245e
AMD Athlon II X2 245e AMD Athlon II X2 245e


AMD started AMD Athlon II X2 245e sales 11 May 2010 at a recommended price of $80. 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 2.9 and a locked multiplier.

Compatibility-wise, this is AMD Socket AM3 processor with a TDP of 45 Watt and a maximum temperature of °C. It supports DDR3 Dual-channel memory.

It provides poor benchmark performance at


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

General info

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

Place in performance rating2063
Value for money (0-100)4.36
Market segmentDesktop processor
Architecture codenameRegor
Release date11 May 2010 (11 years ago)
Launch price (MSRP)$80of 305 (Core i7-870)
Price now$16.43 (0.2x MSRP)of 16595 (Xeon E7-4850)
Value for money (0-100)

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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)
Base clock speed2.9 GHzof 4.7 (FX-9590)
Boost clock speed2.9 GHzof 5.3 (Core i9-10900KF)
L1 cache128 KBof 896 (Atom C3950)
L2 cache1 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 245e 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)45 Wattof 400 (Xeon Platinum 9282)

Memory specs

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

Supported memory typesDDR3 Dual-channelof 4266 (Ryzen 9 4900H)

Benchmark performance

Single-core and multi-core benchmark results of Athlon II X2 245e. 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 245e 1.22
  • 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.

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Game benchmarks

Let's see how good Athlon II X2 245e 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 245e performance compared to nearest competitors among desktop CPUs.

Intel equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Athlon II X2 245e from Intel is Celeron G530, which is faster by 1% and higher by 3 positions in our rating.

Intel Celeron G530 Celeron G530

Similar processors

Intel Pentium E6500 Pentium E6500
AMD Athlon II X2 250 Athlon II X2 250
Intel Celeron G530 Celeron G530
Intel Celeron G530T Celeron G530T
AMD Athlon II X2 245 Athlon II X2 245
Intel Celeron G1101 Celeron G1101

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