AMD Turion 64 ML-30 vs Intel Pentium M 730

Price now 16.36$
Games supported 12%
Pentium M 730
Intel Pentium M 730
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Turion 64 ML-30
AMD Turion 64 ML-30
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Price now 12.99$
Games supported 12%

General info

Comparing Pentium M 730 and Turion 64 ML-30 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture, sales start time and price.

Place in performance rankingnot ratednot rated
Market segmentLaptopLaptop
SeriesPentium MTurion 64
Architecture codenameDothan (2004−2005)Lancaster (2005−2006)
Release dateJanuary 2005 (18 years old)March 2005 (18 years old)
Current price$16.36 $12.99

Technical specs

Pentium M 730 and Turion 64 ML-30 basic parameters such as number of cores, number of threads, base frequency and turbo boost clock, lithography, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of CPU speed, though for more precise assessment you have to consider their test results.

Physical cores1 (Single-Core)1 (Single-Core)
Base clock speed1.6 GHzno data
Boost clock speed1.6 GHz1.6 GHz
Bus support533 MHz800 MHz
L1 cache32 KB128 KB
L2 cache2 MB1 MB
L3 cache0 KB0 KB
Chip lithography90 nm90 nm
Die size84 mm2125 mm2
Maximum core temperature100 °Cno data
Number of transistors140 million114 million
64 bit support-+
Windows 11 compatibility--
Unlocked multiplier-no data
VID voltage range1.26V-1.356Vno data


Information on Pentium M 730 and Turion 64 ML-30 compatibility with other computer components: 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.

Number of CPUs in a configuration11
SocketPPGA478, H-PBGA479754
Power consumption (TDP)27 Watt35 Watt

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Pentium M 730 and Turion 64 ML-30. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.

PowerNowno data+
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)+no data
Turbo Boost Technology-no data
Hyper-Threading Technology-no data
Idle States-no data
Demand Based Switching-no data
PAE32 Bitno data
FSB parity-no data

Security technologies

Pentium M 730 and Turion 64 ML-30 technologies aimed at improving security, for example, by protecting against hacks.

TXT-no data
EDB+no data

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Pentium M 730 and Turion 64 ML-30 are enumerated here.

VT-x-no data

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel quantity of RAM supported by Pentium M 730 and Turion 64 ML-30. Depending on the motherboards, higher memory frequencies may be supported.

ECC memory support-no data

Synthetic benchmark performance

Various benchmark results of the processors in comparison. Overall score is measured in points in 0-100 range, higher is better.

3DMark06 CPU

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

Benchmark coverage: 19%

Pentium M 730 663
Turion 64 ML-30 617

Pentium M 730 outperforms Turion 64 ML-30 by 7% in 3DMark06 CPU.

wPrime 32

wPrime 32M is a math multi-thread processor test, which calculates square roots of first 32 million integer numbers. Its result is measured in seconds, so that the less is benchmark result, the faster the processor.

Benchmark coverage: 18%

Pentium M 730 108
Turion 64 ML-30 110

Turion 64 ML-30 outperforms Pentium M 730 by 2% in wPrime 32.

Advantages and disadvantages

Power consumption (TDP) 27 Watt 35 Watt

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