AMD Phenom II X4 B95: specs and benchmarks

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AMD Phenom II X4 B95
AMD Phenom II X4 B95
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Year of release 2009
Performance 2.14


AMD started AMD Phenom II X4 B95 sales on October 2009 at a recommended price of $80. 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 3000 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 Ryzen Threadripper PRO 5995WX.

General info

Of Phenom II X4 B95 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture, sales start time and pricing.

Place in performance rating1702
Value for money2.60
Market segmentDesktop processor
Architecture codenameDeneb (2009−2011)
Release dateOctober 2009 (12 years ago)
Launch price (MSRP)$80of 305 (Core i7-870)
Price now$52 (0.7x MSRP)of 14999 (Xeon Platinum 9282)
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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 speed3 GHzof 5.5 (Core i9-12900KS)
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 57000 (Apple M1 Max)
64 bit support+
Windows 11 compatibility-


Information on Phenom II X4 B95 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)95 Wattof 400 (Xeon Platinum 9282)

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Phenom II X4 B95's memory controller. Depending on the motherboard, higher memory frequency may be supported.

Supported memory typesDDR3of 4800 (Ryzen 9 6980HX)

Benchmark performance

Single-core and multi-core benchmark results of Phenom II X4 B95. 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 B95 2.14
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  • GeekBench 5 Single-Core
  • GeekBench 5 Multi-Core


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 B95 2329

GeekBench 5 Single-Core

Phenom II X4 B95 398

GeekBench 5 Multi-Core

Phenom II X4 B95 1321

Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of Phenom II X4 B95. Usually measured in megahashes per second.

Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256) 3.5 Mh/s  

Relative perfomance

Overall Phenom II X4 B95 performance compared to nearest competitors among desktop CPUs.

AMD A8-3870K 100.47
AMD Phenom II X4 B95 100

Intel equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Phenom II X4 B95 from Intel is Core i3-6102E, which is faster by 1% and higher by 5 positions in our rating.

Intel Core i3-6102E Core i3 6102E

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Similar processors

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

AMD A8-3870K A8 3870K
AMD Phenom II X4 840 Phenom II X4 840
Intel Core i5-660 Core i5 660
AMD Athlon II X4 645 Athlon II X4 645
Intel Core i5-2390T Core i5 2390T
Intel Core i3-3240 Core i3 3240

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