AMD Turion II M520: specs and benchmarks
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AMD started AMD Turion II M520 sales 10 September 2009. This is Caspian architecture notebook processor primarily aimed at office systems. It has 2 cores and 2 threads, and is based on 45 nm manufacturing technology, with a maximum frequency of 2300 MHz and a locked multiplier.
Compatibility-wise, this is Socket S1 (s1g3) 638-Pin processor with a TDP of 35 Watt.
It provides poor benchmark performance at
of a leader's which is AMD EPYC 7H12.
Turion II M520 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture, sales start time and pricing.
|Place in performance rating||869|
|Series||AMD Turion II|
|Architecture codename||Caspian (2009)|
|Release date||10 September 2009 (13 years ago)|
|Current price||$38||of 25448 (Xeon Platinum 8280L)|
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 cores||2 (Dual-core)|
|Boost clock speed||2.3 GHz||of 5.8 (Core i9-13900K)|
|Bus support||3600 MHz|
|L1 cache||128 KB||of 1536 (EPYC Embedded 3401)|
|L2 cache||1 MB||of 12 (Core 2 Quad Q9550)|
|Chip lithography||45 nm||of 5 (Apple M1)|
|64 bit support||+|
|Windows 11 compatibility||-|
Information on Turion II M520 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.
|Socket||Socket S1 (s1g3) 638-pin|
|Thermal design power (TDP)||35 Watt||of 400 (Xeon Platinum 9282)|
Technologies and extensions
Technological capabilities and additional instructions supported by Turion II M520. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.
|Instruction set extensions||MMX, SSE, SSE2, SSE3, Enhanced 3DNow!, NX bit, AMD64, PowerNow!, AMD Virtualization|
Single-core and multi-core benchmark results of Turion II M520. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range, higher is better.
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.
- Cinebench 10 32-bit single-core
- Cinebench 10 32-bit multi-core
- 3DMark06 CPU
- Cinebench 11.5 64-bit multi-core
Cinebench 10 32-bit single-core
Cinebench R10 is an ancient ray tracing benchmark for processors by Maxon, authors of Cinema 4D. Its single core version uses just one CPU thread to render a futuristic looking motorcycle.
Benchmark coverage: 20%
Cinebench 10 32-bit multi-core
Cinebench Release 10 Multi Core is a variant of Cinebench R10 using all the processor threads. Possible number of threads is limited by 16 in this version.
Benchmark coverage: 20%
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%
Cinebench 11.5 64-bit multi-core
Cinebench Release 11.5 Multi Core is a variant of Cinebench R11.5 which uses all the processor threads. A maximum of 64 threads is supported in this version.
Benchmark coverage: 17%
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Overall Turion II M520 performance compared to nearest competitors among notebook CPUs.
We believe that the nearest equivalent to Turion II M520 from Intel is Core i5-1035G4, which is nearly equal in speed and higher by 2 positions in our rating.
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