Turion 64 X2 TL-50: specs and benchmarks



AMD started Turion 64 X2 TL-50 sales 17 May 2006 at a recommended price of $154. This is a Taylor architecture notebook processor primarily aimed at home systems. It has 2 cores and 2 threads, and is based on 90 nm manufacturing technology, with a maximum frequency of 1600 MHz and a locked multiplier.

Compatibility-wise, this is S1 processor with a TDP of 31 Watt.

Primary details

Turion 64 X2 TL-50 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture, sales start time and pricing.

Place in performance rankingnot rated
Place by popularitynot in top-100
Market segmentLaptop
Series2x AMD Turion 64
Architecture codenameTaylor (2006)
Release date17 May 2006 (18 years ago)
Launch price (MSRP)$154of 305 (Core i7-870)
Current price$31 (0.2x MSRP)of 15069 (EPYC 7663)

Detailed specifications

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 cores2 (Dual-core)
Boost clock speed1.6 GHzof 6.2 (Core i9-14900KS)
Bus support800 MHz
L2 cache512 KBof 98304 (Ryzen Threadripper PRO 7995WX)
Chip lithography90 nmof 3 (Apple M3 Max 16-Core)
Die size147 mm2
Number of transistors154 Millionof 92000 (Apple M3 Max 16-Core)
64 bit support+
Windows 11 compatibility-
Unlocked multiplierNo


Information on Turion 64 X2 TL-50 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)31 Wattof 400 (Xeon Platinum 9282)

Technologies and extensions

Technological capabilities and additional instructions supported by Turion 64 X2 TL-50. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.

Instruction set extensionsSSE(1,2,3), AMD64

Benchmark performance

Single-core and multi-core benchmark results of Turion 64 X2 TL-50. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range, higher is better.

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: 42%

Turion 64 X2 TL-50 153

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: 42%

Turion 64 X2 TL-50 271

3DMark06 CPU

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%

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Recommended GPUs

People consider these graphics cards to be good for Turion 64 X2 TL-50, according to our PC configuration statistics.

These are the fastest graphics cards for Turion 64 X2 TL-50 in our user configuration statistics. There is a total of 37 configurations using Turion 64 X2 TL-50 in our database.

RX 580 Radeon RX 580
2.7% (1/37)
GTX 560 GeForce GTX 560
2.7% (1/37)
ATI HD 5770 Radeon HD 5770
2.7% (1/37)
GT 240 GeForce GT 240
2.7% (1/37)

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