AMD Turion X2 Ultra ZM-80: specs and benchmarks

AMD Turion X2 Ultra ZM-80

Summary

AMD started AMD Turion X2 Ultra ZM-80 sales 3 June 2008. This is Puma architecture notebook processor primarily aimed at office systems. It has 2 cores and 2 threads, and is based on 65 nm manufacturing technology, with a maximum frequency of 2100 MHz and a locked multiplier.

Compatibility-wise, this is S1g2 processor with a TDP of 32 Watt.

It provides poor benchmark performance at 5.03 percent of a leader's which is AMD EPYC 7763.

General info

Of Turion X2 Ultra ZM-80 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture, sales start time and pricing.

Place in our rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
3.96
 
Market segment
Laptop
 
Series
2x AMD Turion Ultra
 
Architecture codename
Puma
 
Launch date
3 June 2008 (13 years ago)
 
Price now
$62
 

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 cores
2 (Dual-core)
 
Threads
2
 
Boost clock speed
2.1 GHz
 
Bus support
3600 MHz
 
L1 cache
256 KB
 
of 896 (Atom C3950)
L2 cache
2 MB
 
Chip lithography
65 nm
 
of 5 (Apple M1)
64 bit support
+
 

Compatibility

Information on Turion X2 Ultra ZM-80 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.

Number of CPUs in a configuration
1
 
Socket
S1g2
 
Thermal design power (TDP)
32 Watt
 

Technologies and extensions

Technological capabilities and additional instructions supported by Turion X2 Ultra ZM-80. 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, Dual-Channel DDR2 Memory Controller
 
PowerNow
+
 

Virtualization technologies

Supported virtual machine optimization technologies. Some are specific to Intel only, some to AMD.

AMD-V
+
 

Benchmark performance

Single-core and multi-core benchmark results of Turion X2 Ultra ZM-80. 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.

5.03

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.

1503

Game benchmarks

Let's see how good Turion X2 Ultra ZM-80 is for a gaming PC, compared with system requirements of some popular titles. Remember that sometimes official hardware requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

This processor matches 94% minimum and 85% recommended requirements of all games known to us.

Minimum
94%
Recommended
85%
Minimum
94%
Recommended
85%

Intel equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Turion X2 Ultra ZM-80 from Intel is Core i7-2760QM, which is nearly equal in speed and higher by 1 position in our rating.

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