AMD Athlon X2 5600B 

Released August, 2008
  • 2.9 GHz
  • Dual core

Benchmarks Real world tests of the AMD Athlon X2 5600B

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Athlon X2 5600B

PassMark (Single Core)

Athlon X2 5600B

Specifications Full list of technical specs


Clock speed 2.9 GHz
Cores Dual core
Socket type
  1. AM2+
  2. AM2
Is unlocked No


Has a NX bit Yes
Supports trusted computing Yes
Has virtualization support Yes
Instruction set extensions
  1. MMX
  2. SSE
  3. SSE2
  4. 3DNow!
  5. SSE3
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes

power consumption

Annual home energy cost 15.66 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 56.94 $/year
Performance per watt 1.18 pt/W
Typical power consumption 52.81W


Architecture x86-64
Threads 2 threads
L2 cache 1 MB
L2 cache per core 0.5 MB/core
L3 cache 0.5 MB
L3 cache per core 0.25 MB/core
Manufacture process 65 nm
Max CPUs 1
Voltage range 1.1 - 1.35V
Operating temperature Unknown - 72°C


Overclocked clock speed 2.9 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 2.9 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 2.9 GHz

integrated graphics

GPU None
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