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AMD Z-60

AMD Z-60

The AMD Z-60 (codename Hondo) is a x86 dual core processor for tablet PCs. It offers a relatively powerful integrated graphics card and a single channel DDR3(L)-1066 memory controller. Compared to the similar AMD C-50 and Z-01, the Z-60 featues a lower TDP rating of 4.5 W versus 9 / 5.9 Watt. 

Inside the Z-60 two Bobcat cores can access 512KB level 2 cache per core. In comparison to the Atom processors, the Bobcat architecture uses an "out-of-order" execution and is therefore faster at the same clock speed. However, the performance is far worse than similar clocked Penryn (Celeron) or Danube (Athlon II) cores. 

The integrated Radeon HD 6250 graphics card offers 80 shaders running at 276 MHz and an UVD3 video processor. Compared to the slow GMA 3150 in the Atom processors, the HD6250 offers a lot more performance and is about as fast as the Nvidia ION graphics solution.

The processor speed is somewhere between a single core 1.6 GHz Atom N455 and a dual core Atom N550 depending on the benchmark (see C-50 page). Therefore, the performance is still in netbook regions and only suited for low demanding tasks.

The power consumption is rated with a TDP of 4.5 Watt by AMD and in their reference system the Z-60 with 2 GB DDR3-1066 RAM reached 8 hours runtime with a 30 Wh battery. However, the Atom Z2760 and Atom N2600 still offer lower TDPs.

SeriesAMD Z-Series
CodenameHondo
Clock Rate1000 MHz
Level 1 Cache128 KB
Level 2 Cache1 MB
Number of Cores / Threads2 / 2
Power Consumption (TDP = Thermal Design Power)4.5 Watt
Manufacturing Technology40 nm
Die Size75 mm2
SocketFT1 BGA 413-Ball
FeaturesMMX(+), SSE(1,2,3,3S,4A), AMD-V
GPUAMD Radeon HD 6250 (276 MHz)
64 Bit64 Bit support
Architecturex86
Announcement Date11/10/2012
Product Link (external)AMD Z-Series Z-60

Benchmarks

Cinebench R11.5 - Cinebench R11.5 CPU Multi 64 Bit
0.4 Points (1%)
Cinebench R11.5 - Cinebench R11.5 CPU Single 64 Bit
0.2 Points (6%)
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Multi (64bit)
1361 Points (1%)
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Single (64bit)
730 Points (5%)
wPrime 2.10 - wPrime 2.0 1024m *
3574 s (42%)
wPrime 2.10 - wPrime 2.0 32m *
114 s (23%)
WinRAR - WinRAR 4.0
348 points (2%)
X264 HD Benchmark 4.0 - x264 Pass 2
2 fps (1%)
X264 HD Benchmark 4.0 - x264 Pass 1
11.2 fps (3%)
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 1M - Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 1M *
75 s (16%)
3DMark Vantage - 3DM Vant. Perf. CPU no Physx
1172 Points (1%)
3DMark 11 - 3DM11 Performance Physics
444 Points (2%)
- Range of benchmark values for this graphics card
- Average benchmark values for this graphics card
* Smaller numbers mean a higher performance

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Reviews for the AMD Z-Series Z-60 processor

Fujitsu Stylistic Q572 Q5720M30A1DE (AMD Radeon HD 6250, 10.10")
» Review Fujitsu Stylistic Q572 Tablet - Review
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Other CPUs of the series Z-Series

» AMD Z-60
   2x 1 GHz
» AMD Z-01
   2x 1 GHz

Surrounding CPUs

+ Intel Atom Z2560
   2x 0.93 GHz - 1.6 GHz
» AMD Z-60
   2x 1 GHz
- AMD Z-01
   2x 1 GHz
- Intel Atom Z560
   1x 2.13 GHz
- Intel Atom Z550
   1x 2 GHz
- Apple A6
   2x 1 GHz
- Intel Atom x3-C3130
   2x 1 GHz
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Klaus Hinum (Update: 2017-09- 5)