AMD Athlon II X2 270
Top 59%185 points
Top 59%
Total clock speed
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204 CPUs
5.33GHz - 10.67GHz
NaN% of all CPUsYes
No
total clock speed
CPU threads
semiconductor size
number of transistors
RAM speed
thermal design power (TDP)
2 x 3.4
GHz
AMD Opteron 6220
8 x 8GHz
Best

AMD Athlon II X2 270: 32 facts and highlights

1. total clock speed

2 x 3.4GHz
AMD Opteron 6220: 24 x 8GHz
148
0

2. RAM speed

It can support faster memory, which will give quicker system performance.
1866MHz
Samsung Exynos 7420: 2873MHz
104
0

3. CPU threads

More threads result in faster performance and better multitasking.
2
Intel Xeon E7-8890 v4: 48
65
0

4. semiconductor size

A smaller size indicates that the process to create the chip is newer.
32nm
MediaTek Helio X30: 10nm
64
0

5. L1 cache

A larger L1 cache results in faster CPU and system-wide performance.
256KB
AMD Opteron 6180 SE: 1536KB
62
0

6. thermal design power (TDP)

The thermal design power (TDP) is the maximum amount of power the cooling system needs to dissipate. A lower TDP typically means that it consumes less power.
65W
Intel Atom Z670: 3W
61
0

7. PassMark result

This benchmark measures the performance of the CPU using multiple threads.
1966
Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 APQ8084: 17470
61
0

8. L2 cache

A larger L2 cache results in faster CPU and system-wide performance.
2MB
AMD Opteron 6380: 16MB
60
0

9. L2 core

More data can be stored in the L2 cache for access by each core of the CPU.
1MB/core
Intel Core i5-4200Y: 2.5MB/core
56
0

10. GeekBench result

This is a cross-platform benchmark that measures the performance of the CPU. (Source: Primate Labs, 2017)
4216
Intel Core i7-4960X: 22113
55
0

11. number of transistors

A higher transistor count generally indicates a newer, more powerful processor.
234 million
Nvidia Tegra K1 (64-bit): 7100 million
43
0

12. Supports 64-bit

A 32-bit operating system can only support up to 4GB of RAM. 64-bit allows more than 4GB, giving increased performance. It also allows you to run 64-bit applications.
AMD Athlon II X2 270
84% have it
42
0

13. PassMark result (single)

This benchmark measures the performance of the CPU using a single thread.
1159
Intel Core i7-4790K: 2546
40
0

14. memory channels

More memory channels increases the speed of data transfer between the memory and the CPU.
2
Intel Core i7-3960X: 4
40
0

15. PCI Express (PCIe) version

PCI Express (PCIe) is a high speed expansion card standard, that connects the computer to it's peripherals. Newer versions can support more bandwidth and deliver better performance.
2
Intel Core i7-4770K: 3
40
0

16. PassMark result (overclocked)

This benchmark measures the performance of the CPU whilst it is overclocked.
2449
Intel Core i7-5960X: 18948
38
0

17. performance per watt

This means the CPU is more efficient, giving a greater amount of performance for each watt of power used.
65
Intel Core i7-4720HQ: 396.87
35
0

18. Supports hardware-assisted virtualization

It is easier to obtain better performance when using virtualization if it is hardware-assisted.
AMD Athlon II X2 270
88% have it
33
0

19. SysMark 2012 result

SysMark 2012 result for overall CPU performance.
80
Intel Core i7-980X: 257
33
0

20. height

40mm
Apple A5 APL7498: 6mm
30
0

21. Has dynamic frequency scaling

Dynamic frequency scaling is a technology that allows the processor to conserve power and reduce noise when it is under a light load.
AMD Athlon II X2 270
95% have it
30
0

22. result for data work

SysMark 2012 tests the CPU for how well it carries out data and financial analysis work.
73
Intel Core i7-4960X: 340
29
0

23. result for web development

SysMark 2012 tests the CPU for how well it carries out web development work.
53
Intel Core i7-3960X: 268
29
0

24. result for media creation

SysMark 2012 tests the CPU for how well it carries out media creation work.
78
Intel Core i7-4770K: 233
29
0

25. Has MMX

MMX is used to speed up tasks such as adjusting the contrast of an image or adjusting volume.
AMD Athlon II X2 270
74% have it
29
0

26. result for office productivity

SysMark 2012 tests the CPU for how well it carries out productivity work.
92
Intel Core i7-4770K: 212
28
0

27. result for 3D modelling

SysMark 2012 tests the CPU for how well it carries out 3D modelling work.
86
Intel Core i7-4960X: 330
28
0

28. clock multiplier

The clock multiplier controls the speed of the CPU.
17
Intel Core i7-4870HQ: 47
28
0

29. Has NX bit

NX bit helps protect the computer from malicious attacks.
AMD Athlon II X2 270
98% have it
28
0

30. result for system management

SysMark 2012 tests the CPU for how well it carries out system management work.
110
Intel Core i7-4770K: 209
28
0

31. width

40mm
Apple A5 APL7498: 6mm
27
0

32. SSE version

SSE is used to speed up multimedia tasks such as editing an image or adjusting audio volume. Each new version contains new instructions and improvements.
4
Intel Core i7-4770K: 4.2
27
0

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