AMD Athlon II X4 635: specs and benchmarks

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AMD Athlon II X4 635
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Year of release 2010
Performance 2.29
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AMD Athlon II X4 635
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Summary

AMD started AMD Athlon II X4 635 sales 25 January 2010 at a recommended price of $70. This is Propus architecture desktop processor primarily aimed at office systems. It has 4 cores and 4 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 95 Watt and a maximum temperature of °C. It supports DDR3 Dual-channel memory.

It provides poor benchmark performance at

2.29%

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

General info

Of Athlon II X4 635 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture, sales start time and pricing.

Place in performance rating1653
Value for money2.86
Market segmentDesktop processor
Architecture codenamePropus
Release date25 January 2010 (11 years ago)
Launch price (MSRP)$70of 305 (Core i7-870)
Price now$47 (0.7x MSRP)of 16595 (Xeon E7-4850)
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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 cores4 (Quad-Core)
Threads4
Base clock speed2.9 GHzof 4.7 (FX-9590)
Boost clock speed2.9 GHzof 5.3 (Core i9-10900KF)
L1 cache128 KB (per core)of 896 (Atom C3950)
L2 cache512 KB (per core)of 12288 (Core 2 Quad Q9550)
Chip lithography45 nmof 5 (Apple M1)
Die size169 mm2
Number of transistors300 millionof 16000 (Apple M1)
64 bit support+

Compatibility

Information on Athlon II X4 635 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)
SocketAM3
Thermal design power (TDP)95 Wattof 400 (Xeon Platinum 9282)

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Athlon II X4 635'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 X4 635. 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 X4 635 2.29
  • 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 X4 635 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 X4 635 performance compared to nearest competitors among desktop CPUs.


Intel equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Athlon II X4 635 from Intel is Core 2 Quad Q9505, which is nearly equal in speed and higher by 1 position in our rating.

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