AMD Phenom II X2 X640 BE: specs and benchmarks

AMD Phenom II X2 X640 BE


AMD started AMD Phenom II X2 X640 BE sales 12 May 2011. 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 3200 MHz and a locked multiplier.

Compatibility-wise, this is S1 processor with a TDP of 45 Watt.

It provides poor benchmark performance at 6.52 percent of a leader's which is AMD EPYC 7763.

General info

Of Phenom II X2 X640 BE processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture, sales start time and pricing.

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Market segment
2x AMD Phenom II
Architecture codename
Launch date
12 May 2011 (9 years ago)

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
3.2 GHz
Bus support
3600 MHz
L1 cache
256 KB
of 896 (Atom C3950)
L2 cache
2 MB
Chip lithography
45 nm
of 5 (Apple M1)
64 bit support


Information on Phenom II X2 X640 BE 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)
45 Watt

Technologies and extensions

Technological capabilities and additional instructions supported by Phenom II X2 X640 BE. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.

Instruction set extensions
MMX, 3DNow!, SSE1-3A, AMD64, Enhanced Virus Protection, Virtualization, DDR3 Memory Controller

Virtualization technologies

Supported virtual machine optimization technologies. Some are specific to Intel only, some to AMD.


Benchmark performance

Single-core and multi-core benchmark results of Phenom II X2 X640 BE. 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


Game benchmarks

Let's see how good Phenom II X2 X640 BE is for a gaming PC, compared with system requirements of some popular titles. Remember that sometimes official hardware requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Intel equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Phenom II X2 X640 BE from Intel is Core i5-1030NG7, which is nearly equal in speed and higher by 2 positions in our rating.

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