CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of 75 vs 260 among all CPUs

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

5

CPUBoss Score

Combination of all six facets

Winner
AMD Athlon II X2 260 

CPUBoss recommends the AMD Athlon II X2 260  based on its performance and single-core performance.

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of AMD Turion X2 75

Reasons to consider the
AMD Turion X2 75

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Significantly lower typical power consumption 28.44W vs 52.81W More than 45% lower typical power consumption
Much higher Maximum operating temperature 100 °C vs 74 °C More than 35% higher Maximum operating temperature
Significantly lower annual home energy cost 8.43 $/year vs 15.66 $/year More than 45% lower annual home energy cost
Significantly lower annual commercial energy cost 30.66 $/year vs 56.94 $/year More than 45% lower annual commercial energy cost
Front view of AMD Athlon II X2 260

Reasons to consider the
AMD Athlon II X2 260

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Significantly higher clock speed 3.2 GHz vs 2.2 GHz More than 45% higher clock speed
Much better geekbench 2 (32-bit) score 2,886 vs 1,580 Around 85% better geekbench 2 (32-bit) score
Significantly more l2 cache 2 MB vs 1 MB 2x more l2 cache; more data can be stored in the l2 cache for quick access later
Much newer manufacturing process 45 nm vs 65 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
Much better overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.84 GHz vs 2.23 GHz Around 75% better overclocked clock speed (Air)
Much more l2 cache per core 1 MB/core vs 0.5 MB/core 2x more l2 cache per core
Better geekbench 3 single core score 1,628 vs 866 Around 90% better geekbench 3 single core score
Much better overclocked clock speed (Water) 3.91 GHz vs 2.2 GHz Around 80% better overclocked clock speed (Water)

Benchmarks Real world tests of Turion X2 75 vs Athlon II X2 260

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 X2 75
58,500 MB/s
Athlon II X2 260
128,900 MB/s

GeekBench (32-bit) Data courtesy Primate Labs

GeekBench

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

PassMark (Single Core)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Turion X2 75  vs
Athlon II X2 260 
Clock speed 2.2 GHz 3.2 GHz
Cores Dual core Dual core
Socket type
S1
AM3
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 35W 65W
Annual home energy cost 8.43 $/year 15.66 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 30.66 $/year 56.94 $/year
Performance per watt 1.87 pt/W 1.91 pt/W
Typical power consumption 28.44W 52.81W

details

Turion X2 75  vs
Athlon II X2 260 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 2 2
L2 cache 1 MB 2 MB
L2 cache per core 0.5 MB/core 1 MB/core
Manufacture process 65 nm 45 nm
Max CPUs 1 1
Operating temperature Unknown - 100°C Unknown - 74°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 2.23 GHz 3.84 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 2.2 GHz 3.91 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 2.23 GHz 3.84 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 400 MHz 2,000 MHz
AMD Turion X2 75
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AMD Athlon II X2 260
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