AMD Phenom II X2 545: specs and benchmarks

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AMD Phenom II X2 545
AMD Phenom II X2 545
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Year of release 2009
Performance 1.37
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AMD Phenom II X2 545
AMD Phenom II X2 545 AMD Phenom II X2 545


AMD started AMD Phenom II X2 545 sales on June 2009 at a recommended price of $50. This is Callisto architecture desktop processor primarily aimed at office systems. It has 2 cores and 2 threads, and is based on 45 nm manufacturing technology, with a maximum frequency of 3000 MHz and a locked multiplier.

Compatibility-wise, this is AMD Socket AM3 processor with a TDP of 80 Watt and a maximum temperature of °C. It supports DDR3 memory.

It provides poor benchmark performance at


percent of a leader's which is AMD EPYC 7763.

General info

Of Phenom II X2 545 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture, sales start time and pricing.

Place in performance rating1994
Value for money5.38
Market segmentDesktop processor
Architecture codenameCallisto
Release dateJune 2009 (12 years ago)
Launch price (MSRP)$50of 305 (Core i7-870)
Price now$14.95 (0.3x MSRP)of 14999 (Xeon Platinum 9282)
Value for money

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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 cores2 (Dual-core)
Boost clock speed3 GHzof 5.3 (Core i9-10900KF)
L1 cache128 KB (per core)of 896 (Atom C3950)
L2 cache512 KB (per core)of 12288 (Core 2 Quad Q9550)
L3 cache6 MB (per core)of 32 (Ryzen Threadripper 1998)
Chip lithography45 nmof 5 (Apple M1)
Die size258 mm2
Number of transistors758 millionof 16000 (Apple M1)
64 bit support+


Information on Phenom II X2 545 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.

Number of CPUs in a configuration1of 8 (Opteron 842)
Thermal design power (TDP)80 Wattof 400 (Xeon Platinum 9282)

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Phenom II X2 545's memory controller. Depending on the motherboard, higher memory frequency may be supported.

Supported memory typesDDR3of 4266 (Ryzen 9 4900H)

Benchmark performance

Single-core and multi-core benchmark results of Phenom II X2 545. 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.

Phenom II X2 545 1.37
  • Passmark

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

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Game benchmarks

Let's see how good Phenom II X2 545 is for a gaming PC, compared with system requirements of some popular titles. Remember that sometimes official hardware requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Relative perfomance

Overall Phenom II X2 545 performance compared to nearest competitors among desktop CPUs.

Intel equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Phenom II X2 545 from Intel is Celeron G550, which is faster by 1% and higher by 2 positions in our rating.

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Similar processors

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AMD Phenom II X2 545
AMD Phenom II X2 545

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