CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of 1055T vs 960T among desktop CPUs (over 75W)

Performance

Benchmark performance using all cores

PCMark 8 Home 3.0 Accelerated, PassMark and 1 more

Single-core Performance

Individual core benchmark performance

PassMark (Single Core), Geekbench 3 Single Core and 1 more

Integrated Graphics

Integrated GPU performance for graphics

Fire Strike

Integrated Graphics (OpenCL)

Integrated GPU performance for parallel computing

CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 4 more

Performance per Watt

How efficiently does the processor use electricity?

Fire Strike, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more

Value

Are you paying a premium for performance?

Fire Strike, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more

2.7

CPUBoss Score

Combination of all six facets

Winner
AMD Phenom II X6 1055T 

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of AMD Phenom II X6 1055T

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CPUBoss is not aware of any important advantages of the Phenom II X6 1055T vs the Phenom II X4 Black 960T.

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Is unlocked Yes vs No Somewhat common; An unlocked multiplier allows for easier overclocking

Benchmarks Real world tests of Phenom II X6 1055T vs X4 Black 960T

GeekBench 3 (Multi-core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

GeekBench 3 (Single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

GeekBench 3 (AES single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Phenom II X6 1055T
133,900 MB/s

GeekBench (32-bit) Data courtesy Primate Labs

GeekBench (64-bit) Data courtesy Primate Labs

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

PassMark (Single Core)

Reviews Word on the street

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Phenom II X6 1055T  vs
X4 Black 960T 
Clock speed 2.8 GHz 3 GHz
Turbo clock speed 3.3 GHz 3.4 GHz
Cores Hexa core Quad core
Is unlocked No Yes

features

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

integrated graphics

GPU None None
Label N/A N/A
Latest DirectX N/A N/A
Number of displays supported N/A N/A
GPU clock speed N/A N/A
Turbo clock speed N/A N/A
3DMark06 N/A N/A

bus

Architecture HyperTransport 3.0 HyperTransport 3.0
Number of links 1 1
Data rate 8,000 MB/s 8,000 MB/s
Transfer rate 4,000 MT/s 4,000 MT/s
Clock speed 2,000 MHz 2,000 MHz

details

Phenom II X6 1055T  vs
X4 Black 960T 
Threads 6 4
L2 cache 3 MB 0.5 MB
L2 cache per core 0.5 MB/core 0.13 MB/core
L3 cache 6 MB 0 MB
L3 cache per core 1 MB/core 0 MB/core
Manufacture process 45 nm 45 nm
Max CPUs 1 1
Clock multiplier 14 15
Voltage range 1.13 - 1.4V Unknown - 1.55V
Operating temperature Unknown - 62°C Unknown - 60°C

overclocking

Overclock popularity 227 182
Overclock review score 4.5 5
Overclocked clock speed 3.95 GHz 4.13 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 4.02 GHz 4.42 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.95 GHz 4.13 GHz

power consumption

TDP 125W 125W
Annual home energy cost 54.4 $/year 30.11 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 165.56 $/year 109.5 $/year
Performance per watt 0.94 pt/W 1.36 pt/W
Typical power consumption N/A 101.56W

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Memory type
DDR3
DDR2
Channels Dual Channel Dual Channel
Maximum bandwidth 12,800 MB/s 12,800 MB/s
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