AMD Turion 64 X2 TL-50: specs and benchmarks

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AMD Turion 64 X2 TL-50
AMD Turion 64 X2 TL-50
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Year of release 2006
Performance 6.99
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AMD Turion 64 X2 TL-50
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AMD started AMD Turion 64 X2 TL-50 sales 17 May 2006 at a recommended price of $154. This is Taylor architecture notebook processor primarily aimed at office 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 and a maximum temperature of °C.

It provides poor benchmark performance at


percent of a leader's which is AMD EPYC 7763.

General info

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

Place in performance rating870
Market segmentLaptop
Series2x AMD Turion 64
Architecture codenameTaylor
Release date17 May 2006 (15 years ago)
Launch price (MSRP)$154of 305 (Core i7-870)
Price now$31 (0.2x MSRP)of 16595 (Xeon E7-4850)
Value for money

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Technical specs

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 5.3 (Core i9-10900KF)
Bus support800 MHz
L2 cache512 KBof 12288 (Core 2 Quad Q9550)
Chip lithography90 nmof 5 (Apple M1)
Die size147 mm2
Number of transistors154 Millionof 16000 (Apple M1)
64 bit support+


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.

Thermal design power (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.

Overall 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.

Turion 64 X2 TL-50 6.99
  • 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.

Turion 64 X2 TL-50 1184

Game benchmarks

Let's see how good Turion 64 X2 TL-50 is for a gaming PC, compared with system requirements of some popular titles. Remember that sometimes official hardware requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Relative perfomance

Overall Turion 64 X2 TL-50 performance compared to nearest competitors among notebook CPUs.

Intel equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Turion 64 X2 TL-50 from Intel is Core i5-8265U, which is nearly equal in speed and lower by 2 positions in our rating.

Intel Core i5-8265U Core i5 8265U

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Similar processors

Here is our recommendation of several processors that are more or less close in performance to the one reviewed.

AMD Turion X2 RM-70 Turion X2 RM-70
Intel Celeron Dual-Core T1500 Celeron Dual Core T1500
AMD Turion 64 X2 TL-60 Turion 64 X2 TL-60
AMD Turion 64 X2 TL-62 Turion 64 X2 TL-62
AMD Athlon X2 QL-64 Athlon X2 QL-64
AMD Athlon X2 QL-60 Athlon X2 QL-60

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