AMD Turion 64 ML-37 vs Intel Celeron N2940

AMD Turion 64 ML-37
Intel Celeron N2940

General info

Comparing Turion 64 ML-37 and Celeron N2940 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Place in performance rating
 
Type
Laptop
 
Laptop
Series
Turion 64
 
Intel Celeron
Achitecture codename
Lancaster
 
Bay Trail-M
Release date
March 2005
 
May 2014

Technical specs

Turion 64 ML-37 and Celeron N2940 quantitative parameters such as cores and threads number, clocks, manufacturing process, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of Turion 64 ML-37 and Celeron N2940 performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider their test results.
Number of cores
1
 
4
Number of threads
1
 
4
Maximum frequency
2 GHz
 
2.25 GHz
Bus support
800 MHz
 
n/d
L1 cache
128 KB
 
224 KB
L2 cache
1 MB
 
512K (per core)
Manufacturing process technology
90 nm
 
22 nm
Die size
125 mm2
 
n/d
Maximum core temperature
n/d
 
100 °C
Transistor count
114 million
 
n/d
64 bit support
+
 
+

Compatibility

Information on Turion 64 ML-37 and Celeron N2940 compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one.
Max number of CPUs in a configuration
1
 
1
Socket
754
 
FCBGA1170
Power consumption (TDP)
35 Watt
 
7.5 Watt

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Turion 64 ML-37 and Celeron N2940. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.
PowerNow
+
 
-
vPro
n/d
 
-
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)
n/d
 
+
Turbo Boost
n/d
 
-
Hyper-Threading
n/d
 
-
Idle States
n/d
 
+
Smart Connect
n/d
 
+

Security technologies

Turion 64 ML-37 and Celeron N2940 technologies aimed at raising security, for example, by protecting against hacks.
EDB
n/d
 
+
Secure Key
n/d
 
+
Anti-Theft
n/d
 
-

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Turion 64 ML-37 and Celeron N2940 are enumerated here.
VT-d
n/d
 
-
VT-x
n/d
 
+

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Turion 64 ML-37 and Celeron N2940.
Supported memory types
n/d
 
DDR3L-1333
Maximum memory size
n/d
 
8 GB
Max memory channels
n/d
 
2
Maximum memory bandwidth
n/d
 
21.32 GB / s

Graphics specifications

General parameters of GPUs integrated into Turion 64 ML-37 and Celeron N2940.
Integrated graphics
n/d
 
Intel HD Graphics (Bay Trail) (313 - 854 MHz)
Quick Sync
-
 
+
Graphics max frequency
n/d
 
854 MHz

Graphics interfaces

Available interfaces and connections of Turion 64 ML-37 and Celeron N2940 integrated GPUs.
Number of displays supported
n/d
 
2

Peripherals

Specifications and connection of peripherals supported by Turion 64 ML-37 and Celeron N2940.
PCIe revision
n/d
 
2.0
Max number of PCIe lanes
n/d
 
4
USB revision
n/d
 
3.0 and 2.0
Total number of SATA ports
n/d
 
2
Number of USB ports
n/d
 
5

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Turion 64 ML-37 and Celeron N2940. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

Turion 64 ML-37 3.59
Celeron N2940 3.59

3DMark06 CPU

Turion 64 ML-37 805
Celeron N2940 2191 +172.2%

Gaming performance

Let's see how good Turion 64 ML-37 and Celeron N2940 are for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Advantages of AMD Turion 64 ML-37

3DNow! (older SIMD instructions set used by AMD CPUs. Supercedes MMX, works with 64-bit registers)
PowerNow

Advantages of Intel Celeron N2940

Finer manufacturing process technology (22 vs 90 nm)
Less power hungry (7 vs 35 watts)
Quick Sync (hardware acceleration of video encoding and decoding for Intel CPUs. Speeds up video encoding by times, but at the cost of somewhat lower quality)
Wireless Display (allows attaching TVs and displays to a GPU through WiFi)
Speedstep (saves battery charge by managing an Intel CPU frequency and voltage in realtime)
QuickSyncVideo

So, Turion 64 ML-37 or Celeron N2940?

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