AMD Phenom II X4 920: specs and benchmarks

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AMD Phenom II X4 920
AMD Phenom II X4 920
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Year of release 2009
Performance 2.16
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AMD Phenom II X4 920
AMD Phenom II X4 920 AMD Phenom II X4 920


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

Place in performance rating1699
Value for money4.49
Market segmentDesktop processor
Architecture codenameDeneb
Release dateJanuary 2009 (12 years ago)
Launch price (MSRP)$90of 305 (Core i7-870)
Price now$29 (0.3x MSRP)of 16595 (Xeon E7-4850)
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 cores4 (Quad-Core)
Boost clock speed2.8 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 (shared)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 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)
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 4266 (Ryzen 9 4900H)

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 2.16
  • 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.

Phenom II X4 920 1899

Mining hashrates

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

Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256) 3.5 Mh/s  

Game benchmarks

Let's see how good Phenom II X4 920 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 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 Pentium 4 2.4 GHz, which is nearly equal in speed and lower by 8 positions in our rating.

Intel Pentium 4 2.4 GHz Pentium 4 2.4 GHz

Here are some closest Intel rivals to Phenom II X4 920:

Similar processors

Here is our recommendation of several processors that are more or less close in performance to the one reviewed.

AMD Athlon II X4 620 Athlon II X4 620
Intel Core i3-2120 Core i3 2120
AMD Phenom II X4 905e Phenom II X4 905e
AMD Athlon II X3 460 Athlon II X3 460
AMD Athlon II X4 610e Athlon II X4 610e
AMD Phenom II X4 830 Phenom II X4 830

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