AMD Phenom II X4 X920 BE vs Intel Pentium M 765

AMD Phenom II X4 X920 BE
Intel Pentium M 765

General info

Comparing Phenom II X4 X920 BE and Pentium M 765 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Place in performance rating
 
Type
Laptop
 
Laptop
Series
4x AMD Phenom II
 
Pentium M
Achitecture codename
Champlain
 
Dothan
Release date
12 May 2010
 
on October 2004

Technical specs

Phenom II X4 X920 BE and Pentium M 765 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 X920 BE and Pentium M 765 performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider their test results.
Number of cores
4
 
1
Number of threads
4
 
1
Maximum frequency
2.3 GHz
 
2.1 GHz
Bus support
3600 MHz
 
400 MHz
L1 cache
256 KB
 
32 KB
L2 cache
2 MB
 
2 MB
Manufacturing process technology
45 nm
 
90 nm
Die size
n/d
 
84 mm2
Maximum core temperature
n/d
 
100 °C
Transistor count
n/d
 
140 million
64 bit support
+
 
-
VID voltage range
n/d
 
0.988-1.356V

Compatibility

Information on Phenom II X4 X920 BE and Pentium M 765 compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one.
Max number of CPUs in a configuration
n/d
 
1
Socket
S1
 
PPGA478, H-PBGA479
Power consumption (TDP)
45 Watt
 
21 Watt

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Phenom II X4 X920 BE and Pentium M 765. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.
VirusProtect
+
 
-
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)
n/d
 
+
Turbo Boost
n/d
 
-
Hyper-Threading
n/d
 
-
Idle States
n/d
 
-
Demand Based Switching
n/d
 
-
PAE
n/d
 
32 Bit
FSB parity
n/d
 
-

Security technologies

Phenom II X4 X920 BE and Pentium M 765 technologies aimed at raising security, for example, by protecting against hacks.
TXT
n/d
 
-
EDB
n/d
 
+

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Phenom II X4 X920 BE and Pentium M 765 are enumerated here.
VT-x
n/d
 
-

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Phenom II X4 X920 BE and Pentium M 765. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

Phenom II X4 X920 BE 12.33
Pentium M 765 12.25 +0.7%

3DMark06 CPU

Phenom II X4 X920 BE 3164 +266.2%
Pentium M 765 864

Cinebench 10 32-bit single-core

Phenom II X4 X920 BE 1935 +5.5%
Pentium M 765 1834

Gaming performance

Let's see how good Phenom II X4 X920 BE and Pentium M 765 are for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Advantages of AMD Phenom II X4 X920 BE

0.7% faster in synthetic tests
Finer manufacturing process technology (45 vs 90 nm)
AMD64 (AMD CPUs 64-bit architecture. Almost identical to Intel 64, save for some little and rarely used nuances)
Enhanced Virus Protection (EVP)

Advantages of Intel Pentium M 765

Less power hungry (21 vs 45 watts)
MMX (MultiMedia Extensions - the very first (1996) SIMD instruction expansion for Intel desktop CPUs, works with 64-bit registers)

So, Phenom II X4 X920 BE or Pentium M 765?

Technical City couldn't decide between AMD Phenom II X4 X920 BE and Intel Pentium M 765. The differences in performance seem too small.
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