AMD Phenom II X4 P960 vs AMD Phenom II X4 N930

AMD Phenom II X4 P960

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The AMD Phenom II X4 P960 is a slow clocked quad-core CPU for laptops. Compared to the desktop Phenom II, the mobile Phenom II X4 offer no level 3 cache and are therefore compareable to the desktop Athlon X4 line. The slow clock speed allows the low powerconsumption (25 W TDP) but may lead to a bad performance in single threaded applications and games. The single thread performance should be between a 1.5 GHz and 1.8 GHz Core 2 Duo processor. If all four cores are used in benchmarks, the performance may reach the level of a Core i3 processor.

As the current Intel Core i3 CPUs, the P960 offers an integrated DDR3 memory controller (up to DDR3-1066). However it is still manufactured in 45nm (SOI process).

AMD Phenom II X4 N930

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The AMD Phenom II X4 N930 Quad Core is a laptop CPU clocked at 2 GHz. Due to a missing Turbo and no level 3 cache, the performance of the N930 should be beyond the Core 2 Quad Q9000. Compared to desktop CPUs, the Phenom II laptop CPUs are similar to the desktop Athlon II processors because of the missing level 3 cache. Therefore, the N930 is similar to a low clocked Athlon II X4 CPU produced in 45nm SOI.

The Phenom II includes an integrated memory controller for DDR3 (max. 1333) main memory. It supports MMX, 3DNow!, SSE, SSE2, SSE3, SSE4A.

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AMD Phenom II X4 X940 BE (compare)2400 MHz4 / 4
AMD Phenom II X4 X920 BE (compare)2300 MHz4 / 4
AMD Phenom II X4 N970 (compare)2200 MHz4 / 4
AMD Phenom II X4 N950 (compare)2100 MHz4 / 4
AMD Phenom II X4 N9302000 MHz4 / 4
» AMD Phenom II X4 P9601800 MHz4 / 4
AMD Phenom II X4 P940 (compare)1700 MHz4 / 4
AMD Phenom II X4 P920 (compare)1600 MHz4 / 4
AMD Phenom II X4 X940 BE (compare)2400 MHz4 / 4
AMD Phenom II X4 X920 BE (compare)2300 MHz4 / 4
AMD Phenom II X4 N970 (compare)2200 MHz4 / 4
AMD Phenom II X4 N950 (compare)2100 MHz4 / 4
» AMD Phenom II X4 N9302000 MHz4 / 4
AMD Phenom II X4 P9601800 MHz4 / 4
AMD Phenom II X4 P940 (compare)1700 MHz4 / 4
AMD Phenom II X4 P920 (compare)1600 MHz4 / 4
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MMX, 3DNow, SSE (1,2,3,4A), AMD64, Enhanced Virus Protection, Virtualization, integrated DDR3-1066 memory controller, HyperTransport 3.0MMX, 3dNow!, SSE (2,3,4A), AMD64, Enhanced Virus Protection, Vurtualization, HyperTransport 3.0, DDR3-1333 memory controller
AMD Phenom II X4 N930

Cinebench R11.5 - CPU Multi 64Bit
100%
P960 +
min: 2     avg: 2     median: 2 (7%)     max: 2.05 Points
113%
N930 +
min: 2.27     avg: 2.3     median: 2.3 (8%)     max: 2.29 Points
Cinebench R10 - Rendering Single 32Bit
100%
P960 +
1542 Points (17%)
113%
N930 +
min: 1735     avg: 1743.3     median: 1738 (19%)     max: 1762 Points
Cinebench R10 - Rendering Multiple CPUs 32Bit
100%
P960 +
5354 Points (11%)
118%
N930 +
min: 6155     avg: 6503.7     median: 6318.5 (13%)     max: 7593 Points
Cinebench R10 - Rendering Multiple CPUs 64Bit
100%
P960 +
6649 Points (9%)
116%
N930 +
min: 7532     avg: 7670     median: 7734 (10%)     max: 7744 Points
Cinebench R10 - Rendering Single CPUs 64Bit
100%
P960 +
1922 Points (19%)
113%
N930 +
min: 2101     avg: 2149.3     median: 2167 (21%)     max: 2180 Points
wPrime 2.0x - 1024m *
100%
P960 +
705 seconds (8%)
101%
N930 +
601.6 seconds (7%)
wPrime 2.0x - 32m *
100%
P960 +
24 seconds (5%)
101%
N930 +
min: 19     avg: 19.1     median: 19.1 (4%)     max: 19.2 seconds
wPrime 1.55 - 32m *
100%
N930 +
19.7 seconds (10%)
3DMark 06 - CPU
100%
P960 +
2519 Points (7%)
112%
N930 +
min: 2821     avg: 2901.3     median: 2831 (8%)     max: 3052 Points
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 1M *
100%
P960 +
45 Seconds (10%)
102%
N930 +
min: 37.44     avg: 37.8     median: 37.8 (8%)     max: 38.1 Seconds
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 2M *
100%
P960 +
102 Seconds (4%)
101%
N930 +
86.9 Seconds (4%)
Super Pi Mod 1.5 XS 32M *
100%
P960 +
2360 Seconds (10%)
SiSoft Sandra Dhrystone (MIPS)
100%
P960 +
27374 MIPS (13%)
102%
N930 +
28000 MIPS (13%)
SiSoft Sandra Whetstone (MFLOPS)
100%
P960 +
21381 MFLOPS (16%)
108%
N930 +
23160 MFLOPS (18%)
PCMark 05 - Standard 1024x768
100%
N930 +
4344 Points (27%)
Windows 7 Experience Index - Processor
100%
P960 +
6.6 points (85%)
105%
N930 +
6.9 points (88%)
3DMark Vantage - P CPU no PhysX 1280x1024
100%
P960 +
5971 Points (10%)
113%
N930 +
6731 Points (11%)
3DMark 11 - Performance Physics 1280x720
100%
P960 +
1542 points (8%)

Average Benchmarks AMD Phenom II X4 P960 → 100%

Average Benchmarks AMD Phenom II X4 N930 → 107%

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