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Intel Atom Z2420

Intel Z2420

The Intel Atom Z2420 is an entry level single core processor for tablets and smartphones. The integrated Saltwell Atom core is based on a X86 architecture and manufactured in 32nm. The Saltwell architecture is still related to the first Intel Atoms in netbooks. Thanks to HyperThreading, the CPU is able to work on two threads in parallel.

The integrated dual-channel memory controller supports up to 1 GB LPDDR2-400. Furthermore, a PowerVR SGX540 graphic core is integrated in the SoC.

SeriesIntel Atom
CodenameSaltwell
Clock Rate1200 MHz
Level 1 Cache56 KB
Level 2 Cache512 KB
Number of Cores / Threads1 / 2
Manufacturing Technology32 nm
SocketBGA617
GPUPowerVR SGX540 (400 - MHz)
64 Bit64 Bit support
Announcement Date01/07/2013

CPU Benchmarks

3DMark (2013): Ice Storm Standard Physics 1280x720
0% 100%
min: 3335     avg: 3335 (6.16%)     max: 3335 Points
AnTuTu Benchmark v3: CPU
0% 100%
min: 1902     avg: 1902 (12.36%)     max: 1902 points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit: Stream
0% 100%
min: 525     avg: 533.5 (5.2%)     max: 542 Points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit: Memory
0% 100%
min: 680     avg: 697.5 (4.89%)     max: 715 Points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit: Floating Point
0% 100%
min: 593     avg: 615.5 (3.47%)     max: 638 Points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit: Integer
0% 100%
min: 409     avg: 433.5 (2.52%)     max: 458 Points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit: Total Score
0% 100%
min: 546     avg: 559.5 (3.57%)     max: 573 Points
Sunspider:
0% 100%
min: 1291.7     avg: 1291.7 (88.58%)     max: 1291.7 ms*
Quadrant Standard Edition 2.0:
0% 100%
min: 3002     avg: 3002 (12.48%)     max: 3002 points
Linpack for Android: Multi Thread
0% 100%
min: 72.83     avg: 72.8 (4.64%)     max: 72.83 MFLOPS
Linpack for Android: Single Thread
0% 100%
min: 72.45     avg: 72.5 (8.55%)     max: 72.45 MFLOPS
- Range of benchmarks for this CPU
- Average benchmark score

Linpack for Android in comparison
Snapdragon S1 MSM7227 (min)
7.4 
...
Samsung Exynos 4210 1.4 GHz
61.6 
Intel Atom Z2460
62.1 
Kirin 910
62.8 
Intel Atom Z2420
72.5 
Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM8926
74.1 
Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 8210
77.5 
Apple A5
81.8 
...
Apple A8 (max)
767.2 

Reviews for the Intel Atom Z2420 processor

Asus Fonepad (PowerVR SGX540, 7.0")
» Asus Fonepad - External Review

Asus Fonepad ME175CG (PowerVR SGX544, 7.0")
» Asus Fonepad ME175CG - External Review

Asus Fonepad ME371MG (PowerVR SGX540, 7")
» Review Asus Fonepad ME371MG Tablet - Review
» Asus Fonepad ME371MG - External Review

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Other CPUs of the series Intel Atom

» Intel Atom Z3795
   1.59 GHz / 2 MB
» Intel Atom Z3785
   1.49 GHz / 2 MB
» Intel Atom Z3775
   1.46 GHz / 2 MB
» Intel Atom Z3775D
   1.49 GHz / 2 MB
» Intel Atom Z3770
   1.46 GHz / 2 MB
» Intel Atom Z3770D
   1.5 GHz / 2 MB
» Intel Atom E3845
   1.91 GHz / 2 MB
» Intel Atom Z3580
   2.33 GHz / 2 MB
» Intel Atom Z3736F
   1.33 GHz / 2 MB
» Intel Atom Z3736G
   1.33 GHz / 2 MB
» Intel Atom Z3745
   1.33 GHz / 2 MB
» Intel Atom Z3745D
   1.33 GHz / 2 MB
» Intel Atom Z3740
   1.33 GHz / 2 MB
» Intel Atom Z3740D
   1.33 GHz / 2 MB
» Intel Atom Z3735D
   1.33 GHz / 2 MB
» Intel Atom Z3735E
   1.33 GHz / 2 MB
» Intel Atom Z3735F
   1.33 GHz / 2 MB
» Intel Atom Z3735G
   1.33 GHz / 2 MB
» Intel Atom Z3680
   1.33 GHz / 1 MB
» Intel Atom Z3680D
   1.33 GHz / 1 MB
» Intel Atom Z3560
   1.83 GHz / 2 MB
» Intel Atom Z3480
   2.13 GHz / 1 MB
» Intel Atom Z3530
   1.33 GHz / 2 MB
» Intel Atom D2700
   2.13 GHz / 1 MB
» Intel Atom E3827
   1.75 GHz / 1 MB
» Intel Atom N2850
   2 GHz / 1 MB
» Intel Atom Z3460
   1.6 GHz / 1 MB
» Intel Atom D2560
   2 GHz / 1 MB
» Intel Atom D2550
   1.87 GHz / 1 MB
» Intel Atom N2800
   1.86 GHz / 1 MB
» Intel Atom Z2760
   1.8 GHz / 1 MB
» Intel Atom D525
   1.8 GHz / 1 MB
» Intel Atom N2650
   1.73 GHz / 1 MB
» Intel Atom N570
   1.66 GHz / 1 MB
» Intel Atom N2600
   1.6 GHz / 1 MB
» Intel Atom 330
   1.6 GHz / 1 MB
» Intel Atom N550
   1.5 GHz / 1 MB
» Intel Atom D2500
   1.87 GHz / 1 MB
» Intel Atom Z2580
   1.3 GHz / 1 MB
» Intel Atom Z2560
   0.93 GHz / 1 MB
» Intel Atom Z560
   2.13 GHz / 0.5 MB
» Intel Atom Z550
   2 GHz / 0.5 MB
» Intel Atom Z2480
   2 GHz / 0.5 MB
» Intel Atom N475
   1.86 GHz / 0.5 MB
» Intel Atom N470
   1.86 GHz / 0.5 MB
» Intel Atom Z540
   1.83 GHz / 0.5 MB
» Intel Atom N455
   1.66 GHz / 0.5 MB
» Intel Atom N450
   1.66 GHz / 0.5 MB
» Intel Atom N280
   1.66 GHz / 0.5 MB
» Intel Atom 230
   1.6 GHz / 0.5 MB
» Intel Atom Z530
   1.6 GHz / 0.5 MB
» Intel Atom N270
   1.6 GHz / 0.5 MB
» Intel Atom Z670
   1.5 GHz / 0.5 MB
» Intel Atom Z2460
   1.3 GHz / 0.5 MB
» Intel Atom N435
   1.33 GHz / 0.5 MB
» Intel Atom N435
   1.33 GHz / 0.5 MB
» Intel Atom Z520
   1.33 GHz / 0.5 MB
» Intel Atom Z2420
   1.2 GHz / 0.5 MB
» Intel Atom Z510
   1.1 GHz / 0.5 MB
» Intel Atom Z2000
   1 GHz / 0.5 MB
» Intel Atom Z500
   0.8 GHz / 0.5 MB

Surrounding CPUs

- Broadcom BCM28155
   1.2 GHz / 0 MB
- OMAP 4430
   1 GHz / 0 MB
- Mediatek MT6572
   1.2 GHz / 1 MB
- Apple A5x
   1 GHz / 0 MB
» Intel Atom Z2420
   1.2 GHz / 0.5 MB
+ Apple A5
   1 GHz / KB
+ NVIDIA Tegra 2 (250)
   1 GHz / 1024 KB
+ Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 8210
   1.2 GHz / KB
+ Mediatek MT8317T
   1.2 GHz / KB
+ Mediatek MT6577
   1 GHz / KB
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Author: Klaus Hinum (Update: 2014-05- 4)