Intel Celeron M P4600 vs AMD Turion II M520

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AMD Turion II M520
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General info

Comparing Turion II M520 and Celeron M P4600 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture, sales start time and price.

Place in performance rating901891
Market segmentLaptopLaptop
SeriesAMD Turion IIIntel Celeron M
Architecture codenameCaspian (2009)Arrandale (2010−2011)
Release date10 September 2009
(13 years old)
1 October 2010
(12 years old)
Launch price (MSRP)no data$86
Current price$38 no data

Technical specs

Turion II M520 and Celeron M P4600 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 speed2.3 GHz2 GHz
Bus support3600 MHz2500 MHz
L1 cache128 KB128 KB
L2 cache1 MB512 KB
L3 cacheno data2 MB
Chip lithography45 nm32 nm
Die sizeno data81+114 mm2
Number of transistorsno data382+177 Million
64 bit support++
Windows 11 compatibility--
Unlocked multiplierno data-

Compatibility

Information on Turion II M520 and Celeron M P4600 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.

SocketSocket S1 (s1g3) 638-pinPGA988
Thermal design power (TDP)35 Watt35 Watt

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Turion II M520 and Celeron M P4600. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.

Instruction set extensionsMMX, SSE, SSE2, SSE3, Enhanced 3DNow!, NX bit, AMD64, PowerNow!, AMD Virtualizationno data
PowerNow+no data
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)no data+
Thermal Monitoringno data+

Security technologies

Turion II M520 and Celeron M P4600 technologies aimed at improving security, for example, by protecting against hacks.

EDBno data+

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Turion II M520 and Celeron M P4600 are enumerated here.

VT-xno 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 II M520 6.47
Celeron M P4600 6.52
+0.8%
  • Cinebench 10 32-bit single-core
  • Cinebench 10 32-bit multi-core
  • 3DMark06 CPU
  • wPrime 32
  • 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%

Turion II M520 1955
+3.7%
Celeron M P4600 1886

Turion II M520 outperforms Celeron M P4600 by 4% in Cinebench 10 32-bit single-core.

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: 19%

Turion II M520 3754
Celeron M P4600 4213
+12.2%

Celeron M P4600 outperforms Turion II M520 by 12% in Cinebench 10 32-bit multi-core.

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 II M520 1839
+1.9%
Celeron M P4600 1804

Turion II M520 outperforms Celeron M P4600 by 2% in 3DMark06 CPU.

wPrime 32

wPrime 32M is a math multi-thread processor test, which calculates square roots of first 32 million integer numbers. Its result is measured in seconds, so that the less is benchmark result, the faster the processor.

Benchmark coverage: 18%

Turion II M520 33.6
+2.1%
Celeron M P4600 34.29

Celeron M P4600 outperforms Turion II M520 by 2% in wPrime 32.

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%

Turion II M520 1
Celeron M P4600 1
+0.8%

Celeron M P4600 outperforms Turion II M520 by 1% in Cinebench 11.5 64-bit multi-core.

Gaming performance

Advantages and disadvantages


Performance rating 6.47 6.52
Recency 10 September 2009 1 October 2010
Boost clock speed 2300 2000
Chip lithography 45 nm 32 nm

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AMD Turion II M520
Turion II M520

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Intel Celeron M P4600
Celeron M P4600

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Competitors of Turion II M520 by Intel

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Turion II M520 by Intel is Core i5-1035G4, which is nearly equal in speed and higher by 3 positions in our rating.

Intel Core i5-1035G4 Core i5 1035G4
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Here are some closest Intel rivals to Turion II M520:

Core i5-8259U 100.62
Core i5-8269U 100.31
Turion II M520 100

Competitors of Celeron M P4600 by AMD

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Celeron M P4600 by AMD is Turion II M520, which is slower by 1% and lower by 10 positions in our rating.

AMD Turion II M520 Turion II M520
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Here are some closest AMD rivals to Celeron M P4600:

Ryzen 3 7320U 111.96
Ryzen 7 3750H 101.69
Celeron M P4600 100

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