CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of M520 vs 60 among laptop CPUs (over 15W)

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

Sky Diver and Cloud Gate

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?

Sky Diver, Cloud Gate, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more

Value

Are you paying a premium for performance?

Sky Diver, Cloud Gate, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more

No winner declared

Too close to call

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of AMD Turion II M520

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AMD Turion II M520

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Has virtualization support Yes vs No Somewhat common; Boosts performance of virtual machines
Front view of AMD Turion 64 X2 60

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AMD Turion 64 X2 60

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CPUBoss is not aware of any important advantages of the Turion 64 X2 60 vs the Turion II M520.

Benchmarks Real world tests of Turion II M520 vs 64 X2 60

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

Turion II M520
91,800 MB/s
Turion 64 X2 60
53,400 MB/s

GeekBench (32-bit) Data courtesy Primate Labs

GeekBench

x264 HD 4.0

Turion II M520
24.36 fps
Turion 64 X2 60
17.11 fps

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

PassMark (Single Core)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Turion II M520  vs
64 X2 60 
Clock speed 2.3 GHz 2 GHz
Cores Dual core Dual core
Socket type
S1
Is unlocked No No

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Has virtualization support Yes No
Instruction set extensions
SSE4a
SSE2
MMX
SSE3
SSE
3DNow!

power consumption

TDP 35W 31W
Annual home energy cost 8.43 $/year 7.47 $/year
Performance per watt 2.51 pt/W 1.93 pt/W
Typical power consumption 28.44W 25.19W

details

Turion II M520  vs
64 X2 60 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 2 2
L2 cache 1 MB 1 MB
L2 cache per core 0.5 MB/core 0.5 MB/core
Manufacture process 45 nm 65 nm
Max CPUs 1 1

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 2.43 GHz 2.2 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 2.3 GHz 2 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 2.43 GHz 2.2 GHz

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
AMD Turion II M520
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