AMD Phenom II X4 P960: specs and benchmarks

AMD Phenom II X4 P960


AMD started AMD Phenom II X4 P960 sales 19 October 2010. This is Champlain architecture notebook 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 1800 MHz and a locked multiplier.

Compatibility-wise, this is S1 (S1g4) processor with a TDP of 25 Watt.

It provides poor benchmark performance at 5.92 percent of a leader's which is AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3995WX.

General info

Of Phenom II X4 P960 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Place in performance rating
Market segment
4x AMD Phenom II
Architecture codename
Release date
19 October 2010

Technical specs

Phenom II X4 P960'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 X4 P960's performance, but to be more precise you have to review its test results.
Number of cores
Number of threads
Maximum frequency
1.8 GHz
Bus support
3600 MHz
L1 cache
512 KB
of 896 (Atom C3950)
L2 cache
2 MB
Manufacturing process technology
45 nm
of 5 (Apple M1)
64 bit support


Information on Phenom II X4 P960 compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one.
S1 (S1g4)
Power consumption (TDP)
25 Watt

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Phenom II X4 P960. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.
Instruction set extensions
MMX, 3DNow, SSE (1,2,3,4A), AMD64, Enhanced Virus Protection, Virtualization, integrated DDR3-1066 memory controller, HyperTransport 3.0

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Phenom II X4 P960 are enumerated here.

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Phenom II X4 P960. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance


3DMark06 CPU


Cinebench 10 32-bit single-core


Cinebench 10 32-bit multi-core


Cinebench 11.5 64-bit multi-core


Game benchmarks

Let's see how good Phenom II X4 P960 is for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Intel equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Phenom II X4 P960 from Intel is Core i3-1005G1, which is nearly equal in speed and higher by 2 positions in our rating.

User rating

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