Intel Mobile Pentium 4 520: specs and benchmarks

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Intel Mobile Pentium 4 520
Intel Mobile Pentium 4 520
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Performance 3.41


This is a Northwood architecture notebook processor primarily aimed at office systems. It has 1 core and 1 thread, and is based on 90 manufacturing technology, with a maximum frequency of 2800 MHz and a locked multiplier.

Compatibility-wise, this is processor with a TDP of 91 Watt.

It provides poor benchmark performance at


of a leader's which is AMD EPYC 9654.

AMD EPYC 9654 EPYC 9654

General info

Mobile Pentium 4 520 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture, sales start time and pricing.

Place in performance rating1405
Market segmentLaptop
SeriesMobile Pentium 4
Architecture codenameNorthwood (2001−2004)
Release dateno data
Current price$330 of 25332 (Xeon Platinum 8276L)

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 cores1 (Single-Core)
Boost clock speed2.8 GHzof 6 (Core i9-13900KS)
Bus support533 MHz
Chip lithography90 nmof 4 (Ryzen 9 7940HS)
64 bit support-
Windows 11 compatibility-
Unlocked multiplier-


Information on Mobile Pentium 4 520 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.

Thermal design power (TDP)91 Wattof 400 (Xeon Platinum 9282)

Benchmark performance

Single-core and multi-core benchmark results of Mobile Pentium 4 520. 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.

Mobile Pentium 4 520 3.41

Is Mobile Pentium 4 520 good for gaming?

Relative perfomance

Overall Mobile Pentium 4 520 performance compared to nearest competitors among notebook CPUs.

Mobile Pentium 4 520 AMD equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Mobile Pentium 4 520 by AMD is Turion 64 ML-40, which is slower by 1% and lower by 8 positions in our rating.

AMD Turion 64 ML-40 Turion 64 ML-40

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Similar processors

Here is our recommendation of several processors that are more or less close in performance to the one reviewed.

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Best GPUs for Mobile Pentium 4 520

People consider these graphics cards to be good for Mobile Pentium 4 520, according to our PC configuration statistics.

These are the fastest graphics cards for Mobile Pentium 4 520 in our user configuration statistics. There is a total of 22 configurations based on Mobile Pentium 4 520 in our database.

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