AMD Turion 64 X2 TL-56 vs Turion 64 X2 TL-50

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AMD Turion 64 X2 TL-50
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Games supported 84%

General info

Comparing Turion 64 X2 TL-50 and Turion 64 X2 TL-56 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture, sales start time and price.

Place in performance rating15941753
Market segmentLaptopLaptop
Series2x AMD Turion 642x AMD Turion 64
Architecture codenameTaylor (2006)Trinidad / Tyler (2007)
Release date17 May 2006
(16 years old)
4 May 2007
(15 years old)
Launch price (MSRP)$154no data
Current price$31 (0.2x MSRP)$245

Technical specs

Turion 64 X2 TL-50 and Turion 64 X2 TL-56 basic parameters such as number of cores, number of threads, base frequency and turbo boost clock, lithography, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of CPU speed, though for more precise assessment you have to consider their test results.

Physical cores2 (Dual-core)2 (Dual-core)
Threads22
Boost clock speed1.6 GHz1.8 GHz
Bus support800 MHz800 MHz
L2 cache512 KB1 MB
Chip lithography90 nm90/65 nm
Die size147 mm2no data
Number of transistors154 Millionno data
64 bit support++
Windows 11 compatibility--

Compatibility

Information on Turion 64 X2 TL-50 and Turion 64 X2 TL-56 compatibility with other computer components: 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.

SocketS1S1
Thermal design power (TDP)31 Watt33/31 Watt

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Turion 64 X2 TL-50 and Turion 64 X2 TL-56. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.

Instruction set extensionsSSE(1,2,3), AMD64no data

Benchmark performance

Various benchmark results of the processors in comparison. Overall score 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 6.13
+17.2%
Turion 64 X2 TL-56 5.23
  • 3DMark06 CPU

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%

Turion 64 X2 TL-50 1184
Turion 64 X2 TL-56 1340
+13.2%

Turion 64 X2 TL-56 outperforms Turion 64 X2 TL-50 by 13% in 3DMark06 CPU.

Gaming performance

Advantages and disadvantages


Performance rating 6.13 5.23
Recency 17 May 2006 4 May 2007
Boost clock speed 1600 1800
Thermal design power (TDP) 31 Watt 33 Watt

Judging by the results of synthetic and gaming tests, Technical City recommends

AMD Turion 64 X2 TL-50
Turion 64 X2 TL-50


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Competitors of Turion 64 X2 TL-50 by Intel

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Turion 64 X2 TL-50 from Intel is Celeron 1000M, which is nearly equal in speed and lower by 5 positions in our rating.

Intel Celeron 1000M Celeron 1000M
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Here are some closest Intel rivals to Turion 64 X2 TL-50:

Core i3-4025U 102.12
Turion 64 X2 TL-50 100

Competitors of Turion 64 X2 TL-56 by Intel

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Turion 64 X2 TL-56 from Intel is Pentium N3700, which is nearly equal in speed and lower by 1 position in our rating.

Intel Pentium N3700 Pentium N3700
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Here are some closest Intel rivals to Turion 64 X2 TL-56:

Pentium 3558U 100.57
Pentium 3556U 100.38
Turion 64 X2 TL-56 100
Pentium 6805 99.81
Atom Z500 99.62

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