AMD Turion X2 Ultra ZM-85: specs and benchmarks

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AMD Turion X2 Ultra ZM-85
AMD Turion X2 Ultra ZM-85
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Year of release 2008
Performance 13.83


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

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

It provides poor benchmark performance at


of a leader's which is AMD EPYC 7H12.

General info

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

Place in performance rating536
Market segmentLaptop
Series2x AMD Turion Ultra
Architecture codenamePuma (2008−2009)
Release date4 June 2008 (14 years ago)
Current price$28 of 18494 (Xeon Platinum 8280M)

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 cores2 (Dual-core)
Boost clock speed2.3 GHzof 5.8 (Core i9-13900K)
Bus support4400 MHz
L1 cache256 KBof 1536 (EPYC Embedded 3401)
L2 cache2 MBof 12 (Core 2 Quad Q9550)
L3 cache0 KBof 32768 (Ryzen Threadripper 1998)
Chip lithography65 nmof 5 (Apple M1)
64 bit support+
Windows 11 compatibility-


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)
Thermal design power (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 typesDDR2of 5200 (Ryzen 5 7600X)

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.

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 X2 Ultra ZM-85 13.83

Game benchmarks

Relative perfomance

Overall Turion X2 Ultra ZM-85 performance compared to nearest competitors among notebook CPUs.

Apple M1 Pro 103.98
AMD Turion X2 Ultra ZM-85 100

Intel equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Turion X2 Ultra ZM-85 from Intel is Core i9-9880H, which is nearly equal in speed and higher by 2 positions in our rating.

Intel Core i9-9880H Core i9 9880H

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Similar processors

Here is our recommendation of several processors that are more or less close in performance to the one reviewed.

AMD Phenom II X2 N620 Phenom II X2 N620
AMD Phenom II X4 P920 Phenom II X4 P920
AMD Turion X2 Ultra ZM-80 Turion X2 Ultra ZM-80
AMD Turion X2 Ultra ZM-86 Turion X2 Ultra ZM-86
Intel Core 2 Duo SL9600 Core 2 Duo SL9600
Intel Celeron M P4600 Celeron M P4600

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