AMD Phenom II N970 

Released January, 2011
  • 2.2 GHz
  • Quad core
1.5 Out of 10

CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of the AMD Phenom II N970 among laptop CPUs (over 15W)

Performance

Benchmark performance using all cores

Phenom II N970
6.1
PCMark 8 Home 3.0 Accelerated, PassMark and 1 more

Single-core Performance

Individual core benchmark performance

Phenom II N970
5.6
PassMark (Single Core), Geekbench 3 Single Core and 1 more

Integrated Graphics

Integrated GPU performance for graphics

Phenom II N970
0.0
Sky Diver and Cloud Gate

Integrated Graphics (OpenCL)

Integrated GPU performance for parallel computing

Phenom II N970
0.0
CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 4 more

Performance per Watt

How efficiently does the processor use electricity?

Phenom II N970
4.0
Sky Diver, Cloud Gate, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more

Value

Are you paying a premium for performance?

Phenom II N970
n.d.
Sky Diver, Cloud Gate, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more

1.5

CPUBoss Score

Combination of all six facets

Phenom II N970
1.5

Benchmarks Real world tests of the AMD Phenom II N970

GeekBench 3 (Multi-core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Phenom II N970
3,989

GeekBench 3 (Single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Phenom II N970
1,122

GeekBench 3 (AES single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Phenom II N970
87,200 MB/s
Core i5 3230M
2,110,000 MB/s
Core i5 2520M
2,080,000 MB/s

GeekBench (32-bit) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Phenom II N970
3,835

GeekBench

Phenom II N970
3,862

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

Phenom II N970
2,512

PassMark (Single Core)

Phenom II N970
708

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Clock speed 2.2 GHz
Turbo clock speed 0 GHz
Cores Quad core
Socket type S1
Is unlocked No

features

Has a NX bit Yes
Has virtualization support Yes
Instruction set extensions
  1. SSE4a
  2. 3DNow!
  3. SSE2
  4. SSE
  5. MMX
  6. SSE3
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes

power consumption

TDP 35W
Annual home energy cost 8.43 $/year
Performance per watt 3.51 pt/W
Typical power consumption 28.44W

bus

Clock speed 1,800 MHz

details

Architecture x86-64
Threads 4 threads
L2 cache 2 MB
L2 cache per core 0.5 MB/core
L3 cache 0 MB
L3 cache per core 0 MB/core
Manufacture process 45 nm
Max CPUs 1
Operating temperature Unknown - 100°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 2.2 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 1.6 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 2.2 GHz

integrated graphics

GPU None

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in
Memory type DDR3
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