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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of AMD Turion II P520

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AMD Turion II P520

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Front view of AMD Phenom II N870

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AMD Phenom II N870

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Benchmarks Real world tests of Turion II P520 vs Phenom II N870

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 P520
90,200 MB/s
Phenom II N870
91.3 MB/s

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

PassMark (Single Core)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Turion II P520  vs
Phenom II N870 
Clock speed 2.3 GHz 2.3 GHz
Cores Dual core Tri core
Socket type
S1
Is unlocked No No

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

power consumption

TDP 25W 35W
Annual home energy cost 6.02 $/year 8.43 $/year
Performance per watt 3.53 pt/W 1.92 pt/W
Typical power consumption 20.31W 28.44W

details

Turion II P520  vs
Phenom II N870 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 2 3
L2 cache 1 MB 1.5 MB
L2 cache per core 0.5 MB/core 0.5 MB/core
Manufacture process 45 nm 45 nm
Max CPUs 1 1

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 2.3 GHz 2.3 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 2.3 GHz 2.3 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 2.3 GHz 2.3 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

bus

Clock speed 533 MHz 1,800 MHz
AMD Turion II P520
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AMD Phenom II N870
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