AMD Phenom II X4 920: specs and benchmarks

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AMD Phenom II X4 920
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Year of release 2009
Performance 2.01

Summary

AMD started AMD Phenom II X4 920 sales on January 2009 at a recommended price of $90. This is Deneb architecture desktop processor primarily aimed at office systems. It has 4 cores and 4 threads, and is based on 45 nm manufacturing technology, with a maximum frequency of 2800 MHz and a locked multiplier.

Compatibility-wise, this is AMD Socket AM3 processor with a TDP of 125 Watt. It supports DDR3 memory.

It provides poor benchmark performance at

2.01%

of a leader's which is AMD EPYC 7H12.

General info

Phenom II X4 920 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture, sales start time and pricing.

Place in performance rating1945
Value for money4.49
Market segmentDesktop processor
Architecture codenameDeneb (2009−2011)
Release dateJanuary 2009 (13 years ago)
Launch price (MSRP)$90of 305 (Core i7-870)
Current price$43 (0.5x MSRP)of 18494 (Xeon Platinum 8280M)
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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 cores4 (Quad-Core)
Threads4
Boost clock speed2.8 GHzof 5.8 (Core i9-13900K)
L1 cache128 KB (per core)of 1536 (EPYC Embedded 3401)
L2 cache512 KB (per core)of 12288 (Core 2 Quad Q9550)
L3 cache6 MB (shared)of 32 (Ryzen Threadripper 1998)
Chip lithography45 nmof 5 (Apple M1)
Die size258 mm2
Number of transistors758 millionof 9900000 (Ryzen 9 7950X)
64 bit support+
Windows 11 compatibility-

Compatibility

Information on Phenom II X4 920 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)
SocketAM3
Thermal design power (TDP)125 Wattof 400 (Xeon Platinum 9282)

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Phenom II X4 920's memory controller. Depending on the motherboard, higher memory frequency may be supported.

Supported memory typesDDR3of 5200 (Ryzen 5 7600X)

Benchmark performance

Single-core and multi-core benchmark results of Phenom II X4 920. 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 X4 920 2.01
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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.

Benchmark coverage: 69%

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GeekBench 5 Single-Core

GeekBench 5 Single-Core is a cross-platform application developed in the form of CPU tests that independently recreate certain real-world tasks with which to accurately measure performance. This version uses only a single CPU core.

Benchmark coverage: 38%

Phenom II X4 920 350

GeekBench 5 Multi-Core

GeekBench 5 Multi-Core is a cross-platform application developed in the form of CPU tests that independently recreate certain real-world tasks with which to accurately measure performance. This version uses all available CPU cores.

Benchmark coverage: 38%

Phenom II X4 920 1097

Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of Phenom II X4 920. Usually measured in megahashes per second.

Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256) 3.5 Mh/s  

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Relative perfomance

Overall Phenom II X4 920 performance compared to nearest competitors among desktop CPUs.


Intel equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Phenom II X4 920 from Intel is Core i3-2102, which is nearly equal in speed and lower by 1 position in our rating.

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