AMD Phenom II X4 925: specs and benchmarks

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Phenom II X4 925
AMD Phenom II X4 925
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Year of release 2009
Performance 1.78


AMD started Phenom II X4 925 sales on May 2009 at a recommended price of $160. This is a 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 95 Watt. It supports DDR3 memory.

It provides poor benchmark performance at


of a leader's which is AMD EPYC 9654.

EPYC 9654EPYC9654

General info

Phenom II X4 925 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture, sales start time and pricing.

Place in performance ranking1890
Value for money4.81
Market segmentDesktop processor
Architecture codenameDeneb (2009−2011)
Release dateMay 2009 (14 years old)
Launch price (MSRP)$160of 305 (Core i7-870)
Current price$55 (0.3x MSRP)of 15854 (Xeon Platinum 8276L)
Value for money

Performance per price, higher is better.

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 6 (Core i9-13900KS)
L1 cache128 KB (per core)of 7475.2 (Apple M2 Pro 10-Core)
L2 cache512 KB (per core)of 36864 (Apple M2 Max)
L3 cache6 MB (shared)of 768 (EPYC 7373X)
Chip lithography45 nmof 4 (Ryzen 9 7940HS)
Die size258 mm2
Number of transistors758 millionof 9900000 (Ryzen 5 7645HX)
64 bit support+
Windows 11 compatibility-


Information on Phenom II X4 925 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)
Power consumption (TDP)95 Wattof 400 (Xeon Platinum 9282)

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Phenom II X4 925's memory controller. Depending on the motherboard, higher memory frequency may be supported.

Supported memory typesDDR3of 5600 (Ryzen 9 7940HS)

Benchmark performance

Single-core and multi-core benchmark results of Phenom II X4 925. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range, higher is better.

Combined synthetic benchmark 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 925 1.78


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: 68%

Phenom II X4 925 2238

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: 37%

Phenom II X4 925 379

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: 37%

Phenom II X4 925 1283

Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of Phenom II X4 925. Usually measured in megahashes per second.

Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256) 3.2 Mh/s  

Gaming performance

Relative perfomance

Overall Phenom II X4 925 performance compared to nearest competitors among desktop CPUs.

Intel equivalent

According to our data, the closest Intel alternative to Phenom II X4 925 is Core i3-3225, which is nearly equal in speed and higher by 8 positions in our ranking.

i3-3225Core i33225

Here are some closest Intel rivals to Phenom II X4 925:

Similar processors

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

Athlon II X3 425eAthlon IIX3 425e
i3-3220Core i33220
i5-650Core i5650
Athlon II X4 640Athlon IIX4 640
Athlon II X4 635Athlon IIX4 635

Recommended GPUs

People consider these graphics cards to be good for Phenom II X4 925, according to our PC configuration statistics.

These are the fastest graphics cards for Phenom II X4 925 in our user configuration statistics. There is a total of 3446 configurations based on Phenom II X4 925 in our database.

RTX 4090 GeForce RTX 4090
0.2% (8/3446)
RTX 4080 GeForce RTX 4080
0.03% (1/3446)
RTX 3090 Ti GeForce RTX 3090 Ti
0.06% (2/3446)
RTX 3080 Ti GeForce RTX 3080 Ti
0.1% (4/3446)
RX 6900 XT Radeon RX 6900 XT
0.03% (1/3446)
RTX 3090 GeForce RTX 3090
0.1% (4/3446)
RX 6800 Radeon RX 6800
0.06% (2/3446)
RTX 3070 GeForce RTX 3070
0.06% (2/3446)
RTX 3060 Ti GeForce RTX 3060 Ti
0.1% (4/3446)
RX 6700 XT Radeon RX 6700 XT
0.03% (1/3446)

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4.1 193 votes

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