AMD Phenom II X3 N870: specs and benchmarks

AMD Phenom II X3 N870


AMD started Phenom II X3 N870 sales 16 December 2010. This is Champlain architecture notebook processor primarily aimed at office systems. It has 3 cores and 3 threads, and is based on 45 nm manufacturing technology, with a maximum frequency of 2300 MHz and a locked multiplier.

Compatibility-wise, this is a S1 (S1g4) processor with a TDP of 35 Watt.

It provides poor benchmark performance at 5.86 percent of a leader's which is AMD Ryzen 9 3900X.

General info

Of Phenom II X3 N870 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Place in performance rating
3x AMD Phenom II
Achitecture codename
Release date
16 December 2010

Technical specs

Phenom II X3 N870'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 X3 N870's performance, but to be more precise you have to review its test results.
Number of cores
Number of threads
Maximum frequency
2.3 GHz
of 5 (FX-9590)
3600 MHz
L1 cache
384 KB
of 4096 (EPYC 7702)
L2 cache
1.5 MB
of 32 (EPYC 7702)
Manufacturing process technology
45 nm
of 7 (Ryzen 3 3300)
64 bit support


Information on Phenom II X3 N870 compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one.
S1 (S1g4)
Power consumption (TDP)
35 Watt

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Phenom II X3 N870 are enumerated here.

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Phenom II X3 N870. 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 X3 N870 is for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Relative perfomance

Overall Phenom II X3 N870 performance compared to nearest competitors. All CPU types participate.

Intel equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Phenom II X3 N870 from Intel is Core 2 Duo P9600, which is nearly equal in speed and lower by 1 position in our rating.

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