AMD Athlon II X3 420e: specs and benchmarks

AMD Athlon II X3 420e

Summary

AMD started AMD Athlon II X3 420e sales 21 September 2010 at a recommended price of $116. This is Rana architecture desktop processor primarily aimed at office systems. It has 3 cores and 3 threads, and is based on 45 nm manufacturing technology, with a maximum frequency of MHz and a locked multiplier.

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

It provides poor benchmark performance at 1.87 percent of a leader's which is AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X.

General info

Of Athlon II X3 420e processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
6.65
 
Type
Desktop
 
Architecture codename
Rana
 
Release date
21 September 2010
 
Launch price (MSRP)
$116
 
Price now
$116
 
of 8685 (Xeon E5-4650L)

Technical specs

Athlon II X3 420e's quantitative parameters such as cores and threads number, clocks, manufacturing process, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of Athlon II X3 420e's performance, but to be more precise you have to review its test results.
Number of cores
3
 
Number of threads
3
 
Base frequency
2.6 GHz
 
of 4.7 (FX-9590)
L1 cache
128 KB (per core)
 
of 896 (Atom C3950)
L2 cache
512 KB (per core)
 
of 8192 (Opteron 3380)
Manufacturing process technology
45 nm
 
Die size
169 mm2
 
Transistor count
300 million
 
of 19200 (Ryzen 7 3700)
64 bit support
+
 

Compatibility

Information on Athlon II X3 420e 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
AM3
 
Power consumption (TDP)
45 Watt
 
of 650 (Atom Z500)

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Athlon II X3 420e.
Supported memory types
DDR3 Dual-channel
 
of 4266 (Ryzen 9 4900H)

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Athlon II X3 420e. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

1.87

Passmark

1494

Game benchmarks

Let's see how good Athlon II X3 420e is for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Relative perfomance

Overall Athlon II X3 420e performance compared to nearest competitors. All CPU types participate.

Intel equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Athlon II X3 420e from Intel is Celeron G1620T, which is faster by 1% and higher by 5 positions in our rating.

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