Intel Pentium Dual Core T2390: specs and benchmarks

Intel Pentium Dual Core T2390


Intel started Intel Pentium Dual Core T2390 sales 1 March 2008. This is Merom 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 1860 MHz and a locked multiplier.

Compatibility-wise, this is PPGA478 processor with a TDP of 35 Watt.

It provides poor benchmark performance at 0.62 percent of a leader's which is AMD EPYC 7763.

General info

Of Pentium Dual Core T2390 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture, sales start time and pricing.

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Intel Pentium Dual Core
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Launch date
1 March 2008 (13 years ago)
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Technical specs

Basic processor 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 cores
Boost clock speed
1.86 GHz
Bus support
533 MHz
L2 cache
1 MB
Chip lithography
65 nm
of 5 (Apple M1)
Die size
143 mm2
Transistor count
291 Million
of 16000 (Apple M1)
64 bit support


Information on Pentium Dual Core T2390 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.

Thermal design power (TDP)
35 Watt

Benchmark performance

Single-core and multi-core benchmark results of Pentium Dual Core T2390. 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.


3DMark06 CPU

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


Cinebench 10 32-bit single-core


Cinebench 10 32-bit multi-core



Passmark CPU Mark is a widespread benchmark, consisting of 8 different tests, including integer and floating point math, extended instructions, compression, encryption and physics calculation. There is also one separate single-threaded scenario.


Game benchmarks

Let's see how good Pentium Dual Core T2390 is for a gaming PC, compared with system requirements of some popular titles. Remember that sometimes official hardware requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

AMD equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Pentium Dual Core T2390 from AMD is E1-6010, which is nearly equal in speed and lower by 1 position in our rating.

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