AMD Turion 64 X2 TL-56 vs Athlon X2 QL-60

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AMD Athlon X2 QL-60
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Games supported 84%

General info

Comparing Athlon X2 QL-60 and Turion 64 X2 TL-56 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture, sales start time and price.

Place in performance rating17491753
Market segmentLaptopLaptop
Series2x AMD Athlon2x AMD Turion 64
Architecture codenameLion (2008−2009)Trinidad / Tyler (2007)
Release date3 June 2008
(14 years old)
4 May 2007
(15 years old)
Current price$8.83 $245

Technical specs

Athlon X2 QL-60 and Turion 64 X2 TL-56 basic parameters such as number of cores, number of threads, base frequency and turbo boost clock, lithography, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of CPU speed, though for more precise assessment you have to consider their test results.

Physical cores2 (Dual-core)2 (Dual-core)
Threads22
Boost clock speed1.9 GHz1.8 GHz
Bus support3600 MHz800 MHz
L1 cache256 KBno data
L2 cache1 MB1 MB
L3 cache0 KBno data
Chip lithography65 nm90/65 nm
64 bit support++
Windows 11 compatibility--

Compatibility

Information on Athlon X2 QL-60 and Turion 64 X2 TL-56 compatibility with other computer components: 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 configuration1no data
SocketS1S1
Thermal design power (TDP)35 Watt33/31 Watt

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Athlon X2 QL-60 and Turion 64 X2 TL-56. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.

Instruction set extensionsMMX, SSE, SSE2, SSE3, Enhanced 3DNow!, NX bit, AMD64, PowerNow!, AMD Virtualizationno data
PowerNow+no data

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Athlon X2 QL-60 and Turion 64 X2 TL-56 are enumerated here.

AMD-V+no data

Benchmark performance

Various benchmark results of the processors in comparison. Overall score 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 X2 QL-60 5.24
+0.2%
Turion 64 X2 TL-56 5.23
  • Cinebench 10 32-bit multi-core
  • 3DMark06 CPU

Cinebench 10 32-bit multi-core

Cinebench Release 10 Multi Core is a variant of Cinebench R10 using all the processor threads. Possible number of threads is limited by 16 in this version.

Benchmark coverage: 19%

Athlon X2 QL-60 2803
Turion 64 X2 TL-56 2835
+1.1%

Turion 64 X2 TL-56 outperforms Athlon X2 QL-60 by 1% in Cinebench 10 32-bit multi-core.

3DMark06 CPU

3DMark06 is a discontinued DirectX 9 benchmark suite from Futuremark. Its CPU part contains two scenarios, one dedicated to artificial intelligence pathfinding, another to game physics using PhysX package.

Benchmark coverage: 19%

Athlon X2 QL-60 1352
+0.9%
Turion 64 X2 TL-56 1340

Athlon X2 QL-60 outperforms Turion 64 X2 TL-56 by 1% in 3DMark06 CPU.

Gaming performance

Advantages and disadvantages


Performance rating 5.24 5.23
Recency 3 June 2008 4 May 2007
Boost clock speed 1900 1800
Chip lithography 65 nm 90 nm
Thermal design power (TDP) 35 Watt 33 Watt

Technical City couldn't decide between

AMD Athlon X2 QL-60
Athlon X2 QL-60

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AMD Turion 64 X2 TL-56
Turion 64 X2 TL-56

The differences in performance seem too small.


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Competitors of Athlon X2 QL-60 by Intel

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Athlon X2 QL-60 by Intel is Pentium 3556U, which is nearly equal in speed and higher by 1 position in our rating.

Intel Pentium 3556U Pentium 3556U
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Here are some closest Intel rivals to Athlon X2 QL-60:

Core i5-470UM 100.38
Pentium 3558U 100.38
Pentium 3556U 100.19
Athlon X2 QL-60 100
Pentium 6805 99.62

Competitors of Turion 64 X2 TL-56 by Intel

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Turion 64 X2 TL-56 from Intel is Pentium N3700, which is nearly equal in speed and lower by 1 position in our rating.

Intel Pentium N3700 Pentium N3700
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Here are some closest Intel rivals to Turion 64 X2 TL-56:

Pentium 3558U 100.57
Pentium 3556U 100.38
Turion 64 X2 TL-56 100
Pentium 6805 99.81
Atom Z500 99.62

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