Intel Atom Z500: specs and benchmarks

Intel Atom Z500


Intel started Intel Atom Z500 sales 2 April 2008 at a recommended price of $45. This is Silverthorne architecture notebook processor primarily aimed at home systems. It has 1 core and 2 thread, and is based on 45 nm manufacturing technology, with a maximum frequency of 800 MHz and a locked multiplier.

Compatibility-wise, this is PBGA441 processor with a TDP of 0.65 Watt.

We have no data on Atom Z500 benchmark results.

General info

Of Atom Z500 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Place in performance rating
not rated
Intel Atom
Architecture codename
Release date
2 April 2008
Launch price (MSRP)

Technical specs

Atom Z500's quantitative parameters such as cores and threads number, clocks, manufacturing process, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of Atom Z500's performance, but to be more precise you have to review its test results.
Number of cores
Number of threads
Maximum frequency
0.8 GHz
Bus support
400 MT/s
L1 cache
56 KB
of 896 (Atom C3950)
L2 cache
512 KB (per core)
of 8192 (Opteron 3380)
Manufacturing process technology
45 nm
Die size
24.18 mm27.8 mm × 3.1 mm
Maximum core temperature
90 °C
of 110 (Atom x7-E3950)
Transistor count
47 million
of 19200 (Ryzen 7 3700)
64 bit support
VID voltage range
0.80 -1.1V


Information on Atom Z500 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 (Uniprocessor)
Power consumption (TDP)
0.65 Watt
of 650 (Atom Z500)

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Atom Z500. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.
Instruction set extensions
Intel® SSE2, Intel® SSE3, Intel® SSSE3
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)
Turbo Boost
Idle States
Thermal Monitoring
Demand Based Switching
FSB parity

Security technologies

Atom Z500 technologies aimed at raising security, for example, by protecting against hacks.

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Atom Z500 are enumerated here.

Graphics specifications

General parameters of GPU integrated into Atom Z500.
Integrated graphics

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