AMD Athlon II X2 270
AMD Athlon II X2 270
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AMD Athlon II X2 270: 32 facts and highlights

1. total clock speed

2. RAM speed

It can support faster memory, which will give quicker system performance.

3. semiconductor size

A smaller size indicates that the process to create the chip is newer.

4. CPU threads

More threads result in faster performance and better multitasking.

5. L1 cache

A larger L1 cache results in faster CPU and system-wide performance.

6. L2 cache

A larger L2 cache results in faster CPU and system-wide performance.

7. PassMark result

This benchmark measures the performance of the CPU using multiple threads.

8. 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.

9. L2 core

More data can be stored in the L2 cache for access by each core of the CPU.

10. 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
87% have it

11. GeekBench result

This is a cross-platform benchmark that measures the performance of the CPU. (Source: Primate Labs, 2017)

12. number of transistors

A higher transistor count generally indicates a newer, more powerful processor.

13. 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
94% have it

14. memory channels

More memory channels increases the speed of data transfer between the memory and the CPU.

15. Supports hardware-assisted virtualization

It is easier to obtain better performance when using virtualization if it is hardware-assisted.
AMD Athlon II X2 270
90% have it

16. 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.

17. PassMark result (single)

This benchmark measures the performance of the CPU using a single thread.

18. PassMark result (overclocked)

This benchmark measures the performance of the CPU whilst it is overclocked.

19. Has NX bit

NX bit helps protect the computer from malicious attacks.
AMD Athlon II X2 270
97% have it

20. performance per watt

This means the CPU is more efficient, giving a greater amount of performance for each watt of power used.

21. SysMark 2012 result

SysMark 2012 result for overall CPU performance.

22. height

23. 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
79% have it

24. clock multiplier

The clock multiplier controls the speed of the CPU.

25. result for media creation

SysMark 2012 tests the CPU for how well it carries out media creation work.

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