AMD Opteron 252: specs and benchmarks

AMD Opteron 252

Summary

AMD started AMD Opteron 252 sales on February 2005 at a recommended price of $63. This is Troy architecture desktop processor primarily aimed at office systems. It has 1 core and 1 thread, and is based on 90 nm manufacturing technology, with a maximum frequency of 2600 MHz and a locked multiplier.

Compatibility-wise, this is AMD Socket 940 processor with a TDP of 92 Watt.

It provides poor benchmark performance at 0.95 percent of a leader's which is AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X.

General info

Of Opteron 252 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
6.22
 
Type
Server
 
Architecture codename
Troy
 
Release date
February 2005
 
Launch price (MSRP)
$63
 
Price now
$63
 
of 8685 (Xeon E5-4650L)

Technical specs

Opteron 252's quantitative parameters such as cores and threads number, clocks, manufacturing process, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of Opteron 252's performance, but to be more precise you have to review its test results.
Number of cores
1
 
Number of threads
1
 
Maximum frequency
2.6 GHz
 
L1 cache
128 KB
 
of 896 (Atom C3950)
L2 cache
1 MB
 
Manufacturing process technology
90 nm
 
Transistor count
106 million
 
of 19200 (Ryzen 7 3700)
64 bit support
+
 

Compatibility

Information on Opteron 252 compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one.
Max number of CPUs in a configuration
2
 
Socket
940
 
Power consumption (TDP)
92 Watt
 
of 650 (Atom Z500)

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Opteron 252. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

0.95

Passmark

760

Game benchmarks

Let's see how good Opteron 252 is for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Relative perfomance

Overall Opteron 252 performance compared to nearest competitors. All CPU types participate.

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