AMD Athlon X2 QL-66: specs and benchmarks

AMD Athlon X2 QL-66


AMD started AMD Athlon X2 QL-66 sales 1 September 2009. This is Lion architecture notebook processor primarily aimed at office systems. It has 2 cores and 2 threads, and is based on 65 nm manufacturing technology, with a maximum frequency of 2200 MHz and a locked multiplier.

Compatibility-wise, this is S1g2 processor with a TDP of 35 Watt.

It provides poor benchmark performance at 10.28 percent of a leader's which is AMD EPYC 7742.

General info

Of Athlon X2 QL-66 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Place in performance rating
2x AMD Athlon
Achitecture codename
Release date
1 September 2009

Technical specs

Athlon X2 QL-66's quantitative parameters such as cores and threads number, clocks, manufacturing process, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of Athlon X2 QL-66's performance, but to be more precise you have to review its test results.
Number of cores
Number of threads
Maximum frequency
2.2 GHz
of 5 (FX-9590)
Bus support
3600 MHz
L1 cache
256 KB
of 896 (Core i9-7940X)
L2 cache
1024 KB
of 8192 (FX-8350)
Manufacturing process technology
65 nm
Maximum core temperature
100 °C
of 110 (Atom x7-E3950)
64 bit support


Information on Athlon X2 QL-66 compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one.
Power consumption (TDP)
35 Watt
of 650 (Atom Z500)

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Athlon X2 QL-66. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Athlon X2 QL-66. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance


3DMark06 CPU


Cinebench 10 32-bit single-core


Cinebench 10 32-bit multi-core


Game benchmarks

Let's see how good Athlon X2 QL-66 is for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Relative perfomance

Overall Athlon X2 QL-66 performance compared to nearest competitors. All CPU types participate.

Intel equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Athlon X2 QL-66 from Intel is Core i5-4340M, which is nearly equal in speed and lower by 5 positions in our rating.

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