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AMD Phenom II X3 N870 vs AMD Phenom II X3 P860

AMD Phenom II X3 N870

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The AMD Phenom II X3 N870 is a tripple core processor for laptops that clocks with 2.3 GHz. It is based on the desktop Athlon II X3 processors (at a lower clock speed) and therefore features no level 3 cache. The performance should be on average on par with an old Core 2 Quad Q9000. The lack of a Turbo Boost / Core function and level 3 cache and the slow core clock limit the performance of the CPU. In single threaded applications, the performance is only as fast as a 2.1 GHz Core 2 Duo (CB10) or even slower (SuperPi). Compared to a modern Core i3-330M, the N870 stays nearly always below (except in the CB11.5).

The Phenom II feature an integrated DDR3 memory controller on die (maximum DDR3-1333) and is manufactured in 45nm SOI (Core i3-330M 32nm).

AMD Phenom II X3 P860

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The AMD Phenom II X3 P860 is a tripple core processor for laptops that clocks with 2 GHz. It is based on the desktop Athlon II X3 processors (at a lower clock speed) and therefore features no level 3 cache. The low clock speed and missing level 3 cache leads to a rather slow performance, but enables the use in smaller laptops (14", 15") due to the TDP of 25 Watt. The performance should be on average between a 1.9 GHz and 2.5 GHz Core 2 Duo depending on how many cores are used.

The Phenom II P860 features an integrated DDR3 memory controller (on die).

ModelAMD Phenom II X3 N870AMD Phenom II X3 P860
SeriesAMD Phenom II X3AMD Phenom II X3
CodenameChamplainChamplain
Series: Phenom II X3 Champlain
AMD Phenom II X3 N870 « 2.3 GHz3 / 3 cores
AMD Phenom II X3 N850 compare2.2 GHz3 / 3 cores
AMD Phenom II X3 N830 compare2.1 GHz3 / 3 cores
AMD Phenom II X3 P8602 GHz3 / 3 cores
AMD Phenom II X3 P840 compare1.9 GHz3 / 3 cores
AMD Phenom II X3 P820 compare1.8 GHz3 / 3 cores
AMD Phenom II X3 N8702.3 GHz3 / 3 cores
AMD Phenom II X3 N850 compare2.2 GHz3 / 3 cores
AMD Phenom II X3 N830 compare2.1 GHz3 / 3 cores
AMD Phenom II X3 P860 « 2 GHz3 / 3 cores
AMD Phenom II X3 P840 compare1.9 GHz3 / 3 cores
AMD Phenom II X3 P820 compare1.8 GHz3 / 3 cores
Clock2300 MHz2000 MHz
FSB36003600
L1 Cache384 KB384 KB
L2 Cache1.5 MB1.5 MB
Cores / Threads3 / 33 / 3
TDP35 Watt25 Watt
Technology45 nm45 nm
SocketS1 (S1g4)S1
FeaturesMMX(+), 3DNow!(+), SSE(1,2,3,4A), x86-64, AMD-V, DDR3-1333 memory controllerintegrated DDR3 Memory Controller, Virtualization, AMD64, Advanced Virus Protection, SSE(1,2,3,4a)
Architecturex86x86
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Benchmarks

Cinebench R11.5 - Cinebench R11.5 CPU Multi 64 Bit
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2 Points (3%)

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