AMD Phenom II X4 P960: specs and benchmarks
AMD started Phenom II X4 P960 sales 19 October 2010. This is a 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 supports DDR3 memory.
It provides poor benchmark performance at 1.22% of a leader's which is AMD EPYC 9654.
Phenom II X4 P960 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture, sales start time and pricing.
|Place in performance ranking||2218|
|Series||4x AMD Phenom II|
|Architecture codename||Champlain (2010−2011)|
|Release date||19 October 2010 (12 years old)|
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 cores||4 (Quad-Core)|
|Boost clock speed||1.8 GHz||of 6 (Core i9-13900KS)|
|Bus support||3600 MHz|
|L1 cache||512 KB||of 7475.2 (Apple M2 Pro 10-Core)|
|L2 cache||2 MB||of 36 (Apple M2 Max)|
|Chip lithography||45 nm||of 4 (Ryzen 9 7940H)|
|64 bit support||+|
|Windows 11 compatibility||-|
Information on Phenom II X4 P960 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.
|Power consumption (TDP)||25 Watt||of 400 (Xeon Platinum 9282)|
Technologies and extensions
Technological capabilities 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|
Supported virtual machine optimization technologies. Some are specific to Intel only, some to AMD.
Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Phenom II X4 P960's memory controller. Depending on the motherboard, higher memory frequency may be supported.
|Supported memory types||DDR3||of 5600 (Ryzen 9 7940H)|
Single-core and multi-core benchmark results of Phenom II X4 P960. 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.
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: 41%
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: 41%
Cinebench 10 32-bit single-core
Cinebench R10 is an ancient ray tracing benchmark for processors by Maxon, authors of Cinema 4D. Its single core version uses just one CPU thread to render a futuristic looking motorcycle.
Benchmark coverage: 20%
Cinebench 10 32-bit multi-core
Cinebench Release 10 Multi Core is a variant of Cinebench R10 using all the processor threads. Possible number of threads is limited by 16 in this version.
Benchmark coverage: 20%
3DMark06 is a discontinued DirectX 9 benchmark suite from Futuremark. Its CPU part contains two scenarios, one dedicated to artificial intelligence pathfinding, another to game physics using PhysX package.
Benchmark coverage: 19%
Cinebench 11.5 64-bit multi-core
Cinebench Release 11.5 Multi Core is a variant of Cinebench R11.5 which uses all the processor threads. A maximum of 64 threads is supported in this version.
Benchmark coverage: 17%
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Overall Phenom II X4 P960 performance compared to nearest competitors among notebook CPUs.
According to our data, the closest Intel alternative to Phenom II X4 P960 is Pentium 3560M, which is faster by 1% and higher by 6 positions in our ranking.
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