AMD Phenom II X2 N640: specs and benchmarks

AMD Phenom II X2 N640


AMD started AMD Phenom II X2 N640 sales 1 October 2010. This is Champlain architecture notebook 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 2900 MHz and a locked multiplier.

Compatibility-wise, this is S1 processor with a TDP of 35 Watt.

It provides poor benchmark performance at 3.34 percent of a leader's which is AMD EPYC 7742.

General info

Of Phenom II X2 N640 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Place in performance rating
2x AMD Phenom II
Achitecture codename
Release date
1 October 2010

Technical specs

Phenom II X2 N640's quantitative parameters such as cores and threads number, clocks, manufacturing process, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of Phenom II X2 N640's performance, but to be more precise you have to review its test results.
Number of cores
Number of threads
Maximum frequency
2.9 GHz
of 5 (FX-9590)
Bus support
3600 MHz
L1 cache
256 KB
of 896 (Core i9-7940X)
L2 cache
2048 KB
of 8192 (FX-8350)
Manufacturing process technology
45 nm
64 bit support


Information on Phenom II X2 N640 compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one.
Power consumption (TDP)
35 Watt
of 650 (Atom Z500)

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Phenom II X2 N640. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Phenom II X2 N640. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance


Cinebench 11.5 64-bit multi-core


Game benchmarks

Let's see how good Phenom II X2 N640 is for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Relative perfomance

Overall Phenom II X2 N640 performance compared to nearest competitors. All CPU types participate.

Intel equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Phenom II X2 N640 from Intel is Pentium M 770, which is nearly equal in speed and lower by 1 position in our rating.

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