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Front view of AMD Phenom II N930

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AMD Phenom II N930

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CPUBoss is not aware of any important advantages of the Phenom II N930 vs the A8 3520M.

Front view of AMD A8 3520M

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Has a built-in GPU Yes vs No Somewhat common; A separate graphics adapter is not required

Benchmarks Real world tests of Phenom II N930 vs A8 3520M

GeekBench 3 (Multi-core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

A8 3520M
3,386

GeekBench 3 (Single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

A8 3520M
1,052

GeekBench 3 (AES single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Phenom II N930
79,150 MB/s
A8 3520M
90,100 MB/s

GeekBench (32-bit) Data courtesy Primate Labs

A8 3520M
3,241

GeekBench

A8 3520M
5,977

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

A8 3520M
2,189

PassMark (Single Core)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Phenom II N930  vs
A8 3520M 
Clock speed 2 GHz 1.6 GHz
Cores Quad core Quad core
Is unlocked No No

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Has virtualization support Yes Yes
Instruction set extensions
SSE4a
SSE2
MMX
SSE3
SSE
AMD64
AMD-V
3DNow!
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

power consumption

TDP 35W 35W
Annual home energy cost 8.43 $/year 8.43 $/year
Performance per watt 2.74 pt/W 3.09 pt/W
Typical power consumption 28.44W 28.44W

details

Phenom II N930  vs
A8 3520M 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 4 4
L2 cache 0.5 MB 4 MB
L2 cache per core 0.13 MB/core 1 MB/core
Manufacture process 45 nm 32 nm
Max CPUs 1 1

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 2.02 GHz 1.85 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 2 GHz 1.6 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 2.02 GHz 1.85 GHz

integrated graphics

GPU None GPU
Label N/A Radeon™ HD 6620G
Latest DirectX N/A 11.0
GPU clock speed N/A 444 MHz
AMD Phenom II N930
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