CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of Z530 vs Z520 among laptop CPUs (up to 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

1.6

CPUBoss Score

Combination of all six facets

Winner
Intel Atom Z530 

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Intel Atom Z530

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Benchmarks Real world tests of Atom Z530 vs Z520

GeekBench 3 (Multi-core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Atom Z530
505.5
Atom Z520
432

GeekBench 3 (Single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Atom Z530
357.5
Atom Z520
312

GeekBench 3 (AES single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Atom Z530
25.35 MB/s
Atom Z520
20,550 MB/s

GeekBench (32-bit) Data courtesy Primate Labs

GeekBench

3D Mark 06 (CPU)

Atom Z530
458.5
Atom Z520
391

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

PassMark (Single Core)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Atom Z530  vs
Z520 
Clock speed 1.6 GHz 1.33 GHz
Cores Single core Single core
Socket type
441

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Supports trusted computing No No
Has virtualization support Yes Yes
Instruction set extensions
SSE2
MMX
SSE3
SSE
Supplemental SSE3
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

power consumption

TDP 2W 2W
Annual home energy cost 0.48 $/year 0.48 $/year
Performance per watt 8.02 pt/W 10.05 pt/W
Typical power consumption 1.63W 1.63W

bus

Architecture FSB FSB
Number of links 1 1
Clock speed 533 MHz 533 MHz

details

Atom Z530  vs
Z520 
Architecture x86 x86
Threads 2 2
L2 cache 0.5 MB 0.5 MB
L2 cache per core 0.5 MB/core 0.5 MB/core
Manufacture process 45 nm 45 nm
Transistor count 47,000,000 47,000,000
Max CPUs 1 1
Clock multiplier 12 10
Voltage range 0.75 - 1.1V 0.75 - 1.1V

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 1.65 GHz 1.6 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 1.6 GHz 1.33 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 1.65 GHz 1.6 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
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