AMD Athlon II X2 250 Benchmark, Test and specs

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The AMD Athlon II X2 250 has 2 cores with 2 threads and is based on the 1. gen of the AMD Athlon II series. The processor uses a mainboard with the AM3 socket and was released in Q2/2009. The AMD Athlon II X2 250 scores 399 points in the Geekbench 5 single-core benchmark. In the Geekbench 5 multi-core benchmark, the result is 756 points.
AMD Athlon II X2 250

At a glance

Name: AMD Athlon II X2 250
Family: AMD Athlon II (52)
CPU group: AMD Athlon II X2 (Propus) (18)
Architecture: Propus
Technology: 45 nm
Segment: Desktop / Server
Generation: 1
Predecessor: --
Successor: --

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

The AMD Athlon II X2 250 has 2 CPU cores and can calculate 2 threads in parallel. The clock frequency of the AMD Athlon II X2 250 is 3.00 GHz. The number of CPU cores greatly affects the speed of the processor and is an important performance indicator.

CPU Cores / Threads: 2 / 2
Core architecture: normal
Cores: 2x
Hyperthreading / SMT: No
Overclocking: No
Frequency: 3.00 GHz
Turbo Frequency (1 Core): --
Turbo Frequency (2 Cores): --

Memory & PCIe

The processor can use up to 16 GB memory in 2 (Dual Channel) memory channels. The maximum memory bandwidth is 21.3 GB/s. The memory type as well as the amount of memory can greatly affect the speed of the system.

Memory type: Memory bandwidth:
DDR3-1333
21.3 GB/s
Max. Memory: 16 GB
Memory channels: 2 (Dual Channel)
ECC: No
PCIe: 2.0
PCIe Bandwidth: --

Thermal Management

The thermal design power (TDP for short) of the processor is 65 W. The TDP specifies the necessary cooling solution that is required to cool the processor sufficiently. The TDP usually gives a rough idea of the actual power consumption of the CPU.

TDP (PL1 / PBP): 65 W
TDP (PL2): --
TDP up: --
TDP down: --
Tjunction max.: --

Technical details

The AMD Athlon II X2 250 is made in 45 nm. The smaller the manufacturing process of a CPU, the more modern and energy-efficient it is. Overall, the processor has 2.00 MB cache. A large cache can greatly speed up the processor's speed in some cases such as games.

Technology: 45 nm
Chip design:
Socket: AM3
L2-Cache: 2.00 MB
L3-Cache: --
AES-NI: No
Operating systems: Windows 10, Linux
Virtualization: AMD-V
Instruction set (ISA): x86-64 (64 bit)
ISA extensions: MMX, 3DNow!, SSE3, SSE4a
Release date: Q2/2009
Release price: --
Part Number: --
Documents: --

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Benchmark results

Verified Benchmark results
The benchmark results for the AMD Athlon II X2 250 have been carefully checked by us. We only publish benchmark results that have been created by us or that have been submitted by a visitor and then checked by a team member. All results are based on and fullfill our benchmark guidelines.


Geekbench 5, 64bit (Single-Core)

Geekbench 5 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.
AMD Phenom II X4 940 AMD Phenom II X4 940
4C 4T @ 3.00 GHz
402
AMD A6-5357M AMD A6-5357M
2C 2T @ 3.50 GHz
401
Qualcomm Snapdragon 712 Qualcomm Snapdragon 712
8C 8T @ 2.30 GHz
401
AMD Athlon II X2 250 AMD Athlon II X2 250
2C 2T @ 3.00 GHz
399
AMD Athlon II X4 645 AMD Athlon II X4 645
4C 4T @ 3.10 GHz
399
Intel Pentium 3558U Intel Pentium 3558U
2C 2T @ 1.70 GHz
398
AMD Phenom II X2 545 AMD Phenom II X2 545
2C 2T @ 3.00 GHz
398

Geekbench 5, 64bit (Multi-Core)

Geekbench 5 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.
Intel Celeron J3160 Intel Celeron J3160
4C 4T @ 2.24 GHz
764
HiSilicon Kirin 650 HiSilicon Kirin 650
8C 8T @ 2.00 GHz
763
Intel Pentium E6600 Intel Pentium E6600
2C 2T @ 3.06 GHz
761
AMD Athlon II X2 250 AMD Athlon II X2 250
2C 2T @ 3.00 GHz
756
Intel Celeron N4000C Intel Celeron N4000C
2C 2T @ 2.60 GHz
755
AMD Athlon 5150 AMD Athlon 5150
4C 4T @ 1.60 GHz
754
Intel Pentium N3520 Intel Pentium N3520
4C 4T @ 2.42 GHz
752

Estimated results for PassMark CPU Mark

Some of the CPUs listed below have been benchmarked by CPU-monkey. However the majority of CPUs have not been tested and the results have been estimated by a CPU-monkey’s secret proprietary formula. As such they do not accurately reflect the actual Passmark CPU mark values and are not endorsed by PassMark Software Pty Ltd.
AMD Sempron 3850 AMD Sempron 3850
4C 4T @ 1.30 GHz
1155
Intel Core i3-3217UE Intel Core i3-3217UE
2C 4T @ 1.60 GHz
1155
Intel Core2 Duo E7600 Intel Core2 Duo E7600
2C 2T @ 3.06 GHz
1154
AMD Athlon II X2 250 AMD Athlon II X2 250
2C 2T @ 3.00 GHz
1145
Intel Celeron 3215U Intel Celeron 3215U
2C 2T @ 1.70 GHz
1145
Intel Celeron J1900 Intel Celeron J1900
4C 4T @ 2.42 GHz
1139
Intel Pentium N3520 Intel Pentium N3520
4C 4T @ 2.42 GHz
1139

CPU-Z Benchmark 17 (Multi-Core)

The CPU-Z benchmark measures a processor's performance by measuring the time it takes the system to complete all benchmark calculations. The faster the benchmark is completed, the higher the score.
AMD Phenom II X2 550 AMD Phenom II X2 550
2C 2T @ 3.10 GHz
283
AMD Athlon II X2 255 AMD Athlon II X2 255
2C 2T @ 3.10 GHz
281
Intel Core2 Duo E4300 Intel Core2 Duo E4300
2C 2T @ 1.80 GHz
280
AMD Athlon II X2 250 AMD Athlon II X2 250
2C 2T @ 3.00 GHz
273
AMD A6-9225 AMD A6-9225
2C 2T @ 2.60 GHz
265
AMD Athlon II X2 245 AMD Athlon II X2 245
2C 2T @ 2.90 GHz
260
AMD A6-4400M AMD A6-4400M
2C 2T @ 2.70 GHz
254

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