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AMD Turion II N550 vs AMD Turion II P520

AMD Turion II N550

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The AMD Turion II Dual-Core N550 ist a mobile laptop processor with two cores. It is based on the desktop Athlon II processors (due to the missing level 3 cache) and offers an integrated DDR3-1066 memory controller. The connection to the chipset is done with a single 16-Bit HyperTransport 3.0 link clocked at 1800MHz (3600MHz effective).

Compared to Intel Core 2 Duo processors at that clock range, the Turion II offers less cache and is therefore slower. Furthermore, comparing two CPUs with the same amount of cache, the Intel CPUs are still a bit faster (by 100 MHz on the average).

With 35 Watt TDP, the CPU is intended for mid sized laptops with a display size of 14-inches and larger.

AMD Turion II P520

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The AMD Turion II Dual-Core Mobile P520 is a dual-core processor for laptops based on the same architecture like the desktop Athlon II CPUs (K10.5 with missing level 3 cache). The CPU integrates a 533 MHz dual-channel DDR3 memory controller and communicates with a single 1800 MHz 16-Bit HyperTransport 3.0 link. The Turion II P520 is manufactured in 45nm SOI.

The performance is somewhere between a 2.1 GHz Core 2 Duo (e.g. T4300 in Cinebench 10 Multi) and a 2.3 GHz Core 2 Duo (e.g. wPrime). Therefore, the CPU is positioned in the entry level for multimedia laptops.

ModelAMD Turion II N550AMD Turion II P520
SeriesAMD Turion IIAMD Turion II
CodenameChamplainChamplain
Series: Turion II Champlain
AMD Turion II N570 compare2.7 GHz2 / 2
» AMD Turion II N5502.6 GHz2 / 2
AMD Turion II P560 compare2.5 GHz2 / 2
AMD Turion II N530 compare2.5 GHz2 / 2
AMD Turion II P540 compare2.4 GHz2 / 2
AMD Turion II P5202.3 GHz2 / 2
AMD Turion II N570 compare2.7 GHz2 / 2
AMD Turion II N5502.6 GHz2 / 2
AMD Turion II P560 compare2.5 GHz2 / 2
AMD Turion II N530 compare2.5 GHz2 / 2
AMD Turion II P540 compare2.4 GHz2 / 2
» AMD Turion II P5202.3 GHz2 / 2
Clock2600 MHz2300 MHz
FSB36003600
L1 Cache265 KB128 KB
L2 Cache2 MB2 MB
Cores / Threads2 / 22 / 2
TDP35 Watt25 Watt
Technology45 nm45 nm
SocketS1S1 (S1g4)
FeaturesMMX, 3DNow!, SSE(1,2,3,4A), AMD64, Enhanced Virus Protection, Virtualization, DDR3-1066 memory controller, HyperTransport 3.0MMX, 3DNow, SSE, SSE2, SSE3, SSE4A, AMD64, Enhanced Virus Protection, Virtualization, HyperTransport 3.0, integrated DDR3-1066 memory controller
Architecturex86x86
Announced
ManufacturerAMD Turion II P520

Benchmarks

Cinebench R11.5 - Cinebench R11.5 CPU Multi 64 Bit
100%
1 P520 +
1.3 Points (2%)
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Single (32bit)
100%
1 P520 +
min: 2043     avg: 2054     median: 2047 (17%)     max: 2073 Points
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Multi (32bit)
100%
1 P520 +
min: 3965     avg: 3983     median: 3969 (5%)     max: 4015 Points
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Multi (64bit)
100%
1 P520 +
5020 Points (4%)
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Single (64bit)
100%
1 P520 +
2570 Points (14%)
wPrime 2.10 - wPrime 2.0 1024m *
100%
1 P520 +
1057 s (12%)
wPrime 2.10 - wPrime 2.0 32m *
100%
1 P520 +
33.7 s (7%)
wPrime 1.55 - wPrime 1.55 32m *
100%
1 P520 +
34.3 s (18%)
3DMark 06 - CPU - 3DMark 06 - CPU
100%
1 P520 +
min: 1847     avg: 1892     median: 1863 (4%)     max: 1965 Points
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 1M - Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 1M *
100%
1 P520 +
min: 32.7     avg: 33.1     median: 33.1 (7%)     max: 33.5 s
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 2M - Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 2M *
100%
1 P520 +
77.3 s (3%)
SiSoft Sandra Dhrystone (MIPS) - SiSoft Sandra Dhrystone (MIPS)
100%
1 P520 +
min: 16680     avg: 19647     median: 19647 (9%)     max: 22614 MIPS
SiSoft Sandra Whetstone (MFLOPS) - SiSoft Sandra Whetstone (MFLOPS)
100%
1 P520 +
13310 MFLOPS (10%)
PCMark 05 - PCMark 05 - Standard
100%
1 P520 +
4097 Points (26%)
Windows 7 Experience Index - Win7 CPU
100%
1 P520 +
min: 5.6     avg: 5.7     median: 5.8 (74%)     max: 5.8 Points
3DMark Vantage - 3DM Vant. Perf. CPU no Physx
100%
1 P520 +
3706 Points (3%)

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