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Front view of Intel Core i5 520M

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Intel Core i5 520M

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CPUBoss is not aware of any important advantages of the Intel Core i5 520M vs the AMD Turion 64 X2 technology RM-72.

Front view of AMD Turion 64 X2 technology RM-72

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Benchmarks Real world tests of Core i5 520M vs Turion 64 X2 technology RM-72

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

Core i5 520M
1,340,000 MB/s

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

PassMark (Single Core)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Core i5 520M  vs
Turion 64 X2 technology RM-72 
Clock speed 2.4 GHz 2.1 GHz
Cores Dual core Dual core

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Has virtualization support Yes Yes
Instruction set extensions
SSE2
MMX
SSE4
SSE3
SSE
SSE4.1
SSE4.2
3DNow!
Supplemental SSE3
AES
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

details

Core i5 520M  vs
Turion 64 X2 technology RM-72 
Threads 4 2
L2 cache 0.5 MB 1 MB
L2 cache per core 0.25 MB/core 0.5 MB/core
Manufacture process 32 nm 65 nm
Max CPUs 1 1

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 2.86 GHz 2.13 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 2.4 GHz 2.1 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 2.86 GHz 2.13 GHz

power consumption

TDP 35W 35W
Annual home energy cost 8.43 $/year 8.43 $/year
Performance per watt 13.49 pt/W 1.03 pt/W
Typical power consumption 28.44W 28.44W
Intel Core i5 520M
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