Intel Core 2 Duo T7400 vs AMD Turion 64 X2 TL-64


General info

Comparing Turion 64 X2 TL-64 and Core 2 Duo T7400 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture, sales start time and price.

Place in performance ranking26692663
Market segmentLaptopLaptop
Series2x AMD Turion 64Intel Core 2 Duo
Architecture codenameTrinidad (2006−2007)Merom (2006−2008)
Release date13 April 2007 (16 years old)28 August 2006 (17 years old)
Launch price (MSRP)no data$286
Current price$56 $60 (0.2x MSRP)

Technical specs

Turion 64 X2 TL-64 and Core 2 Duo T7400 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)
Base clock speedno data2.16 GHz
Boost clock speed2.2 GHz2.16 GHz
Bus support800 MHz667 MHz
L1 cache256 KB64 KB
L2 cache1 MB4 MB
L3 cacheno data0 KB
Chip lithography65 nm65 nm
Die size147 mm2143 mm2
Maximum core temperature95 °C100 °C
Number of transistors154 Million291 Million
64 bit support++
Windows 11 compatibility--
Unlocked multiplierno data-
VID voltage rangeno data1.1625V-1.3V


Information on Turion 64 X2 TL-64 and Core 2 Duo T7400 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.

Number of CPUs in a configurationno data1
SocketS1PPGA478, PBGA479
Power consumption (TDP)35 Watt34 Watt

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Turion 64 X2 TL-64 and Core 2 Duo T7400. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.

Instruction set extensions65 nm, 1.075no data
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)no data+
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)no data+
Turbo Boost Technologyno data-
Hyper-Threading Technologyno data-
Idle Statesno data-
Demand Based Switchingno data-
FSB parityno data-

Security technologies

Turion 64 X2 TL-64 and Core 2 Duo T7400 technologies aimed at improving security, for example, by protecting against hacks.

TXTno data-
EDBno data+

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Turion 64 X2 TL-64 and Core 2 Duo T7400 are enumerated here.

VT-xno data+

Synthetic benchmark performance

Various benchmark results of the processors in comparison. Overall score is measured in points in 0-100 range, higher is better.

Combined synthetic benchmark 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-64 0.55
Core 2 Duo T7400 0.56

Core 2 Duo T7400 outperforms Turion 64 X2 TL-64 by 2% in our combined benchmark results.


Passmark CPU Mark is a widespread benchmark, consisting of 8 different types of workload, including integer and floating point math, extended instructions, compression, encryption and physics calculation. There is also one separate single-threaded scenario measuring single-core performance.

Benchmark coverage: 68%

Turion 64 X2 TL-64 692
Core 2 Duo T7400 703

Core 2 Duo T7400 outperforms Turion 64 X2 TL-64 by 2% in Passmark.

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-64 1518
Core 2 Duo T7400 1861

Core 2 Duo T7400 outperforms Turion 64 X2 TL-64 by 23% in 3DMark06 CPU.

Gaming performance

Advantages and disadvantages

Performance score 0.55 0.56
Recency 13 April 2007 28 August 2006
Boost clock speed 2200 2160
Power consumption (TDP) 35 Watt 34 Watt

We couldn't decide between Turion 64 X2 TL-64 and Core 2 Duo T7400. The differences in performance seem too small.

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