Turion X2 Ultra ZM-85: specs and benchmarks


Aggregate performance score

Turion X2 Ultra ZM-85
2 cores / 2 threads, 35 Watt

Turion X2 Ultra ZM-85 provides poor benchmark performance at 0.57% of a leader's which is a 96-core Ryzen Threadripper PRO 7995WX.


AMD started Turion X2 Ultra ZM-85 sales 4 June 2008. This is a 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 2300 MHz and a locked multiplier.

Compatibility-wise, this is S1g2 processor with a TDP of 35 Watt. It supports DDR2 memory.

Primary details

Turion X2 Ultra ZM-85 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture, sales start time and pricing.

Place in performance ranking2719
Place by popularitynot in top-100
Market segmentLaptop
Series2x AMD Turion Ultra
Architecture codenamePuma (2008−2009)
Release date4 June 2008 (16 years ago)
Current price$28 of 15069 (EPYC 7663)

Detailed specifications

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 cores2 (Dual-core)
Boost clock speed2.3 GHzof 6.2 (Core i9-14900KS)
Bus support4400 MHz
L1 cache256 KBof 7475.2 (Apple M2 Pro 10-Core)
L2 cache2 MBof 96 (Ryzen Threadripper PRO 7995WX)
L3 cache0 KBof 786432 (EPYC 7373X)
Chip lithography65 nmof 3 (Apple M3 Max 16-Core)
64 bit support+
Windows 11 compatibility-
Unlocked multiplierNo


Information on Turion X2 Ultra ZM-85 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 configuration1of 8 (Opteron 842)
Power consumption (TDP)35 Wattof 400 (Xeon Platinum 9282)

Technologies and extensions

Technological capabilities and additional instructions supported by Turion X2 Ultra ZM-85. 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 Virtualization, Dual Channel DDR2 memory controller

Virtualization technologies

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


Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Turion X2 Ultra ZM-85's memory controller. Depending on the motherboard, higher memory frequency may be supported.

Supported memory typesDDR2

Benchmark performance

Single-core and multi-core benchmark results of Turion X2 Ultra ZM-85. Overall benchmark performance 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 X2 Ultra ZM-85 0.57

Gaming performance

Closest competitors

Turion X2 Ultra ZM-85's performance relative to its closest rivals among notebook CPUs.

Turion X2 Ultra ZM-85 100

Intel equivalent

According to our data, the closest Intel alternative to Turion X2 Ultra ZM-85 is Celeron 2955U, which is nearly equal in speed and lower by 6 positions in our ranking.

Here are some closest Intel rivals to Turion X2 Ultra ZM-85:

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