AMD Athlon II X2 260u Benchmark, Test and specs

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The AMD Athlon II X2 260u was released in Q3/2009 and has 2 cores. The processor can process 2 threads simultaneously and uses a mainboard with the socket AM3. In the Geekbench 5 benchmark, the AMD Athlon II X2 260u achieved a result of 250 points (single-core) or 476 points (multi-core).
AMD Athlon II X2 260u

At a glance

Name: AMD Athlon II X2 260u
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 260u has 2 cores. The clock frequency of the AMD Athlon II X2 260u is 1.80 GHz. An initial performance assessment can be made using the number of CPU cores.

CPU Cores / Threads: 2 / 2
Core architecture: normal
Cores: 2x
Hyperthreading / SMT: No
Overclocking: No
Frequency: 1.80 GHz
Turbo Frequency (1 Core): --
Turbo Frequency (2 Cores): --

Memory & PCIe

The AMD Athlon II X2 260u supports a maximum of 16 GB memory. Depending on the mainboard, the processor can use a maximum of 2 (Dual Channel) memory channels. This results in a maximum bandwidth of the main memory of 21.3 GB/s.

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 AMD Athlon II X2 260u has a TDP of 25 W. Based on the TDP, the system manufacturer can and must adapt the cooling solution to the processor.

TDP (PL1 / PBP): 25 W
TDP (PL2): --
TDP up: --
TDP down: --
Tjunction max.: --

Technical details

Modern production reduces the waste heat of a processor and increases its efficiency. The AMD Athlon II X2 260u is made in 45 nm and has 2.00 MB cache.

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: Q3/2009
Release price: --
Part Number: --
Documents: --

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Benchmark results

Verified Benchmark results
The benchmark results for the AMD Athlon II X2 260u 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.

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Cinebench R23 (Single-Core)

Cinebench R23 is the successor of Cinebench R20 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.
AMD Athlon II X4 605e AMD Athlon II X4 605e
4C 4T @ 2.30 GHz
301
AMD Athlon II X4 600e AMD Athlon II X4 600e
4C 4T @ 2.20 GHz
288
AMD Athlon II X2 270u AMD Athlon II X2 270u
2C 2T @ 2.00 GHz
287
AMD Athlon II X2 260u AMD Athlon II X2 260u
2C 2T @ 1.80 GHz
258
Intel Celeron N3350 Intel Celeron N3350
2C 2T @ 2.40 GHz
248
Intel Pentium Gold 4417U Intel Pentium Gold 4417U
2C 4T @ 2.30 GHz
246
AMD Athlon II X2 250u AMD Athlon II X2 250u
2C 2T @ 1.60 GHz
229

Cinebench R23 (Multi-Core)

Cinebench R23 is the successor of Cinebench R20 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.
Intel Pentium 2117U Intel Pentium 2117U
2C 2T @ 1.80 GHz
612
Intel Core2 Duo E6600 Intel Core2 Duo E6600
2C 2T @ 2.40 GHz
579
AMD Athlon II X2 270u AMD Athlon II X2 270u
2C 2T @ 2.00 GHz
531
AMD Athlon II X2 260u AMD Athlon II X2 260u
2C 2T @ 1.80 GHz
478
Intel Atom x5-Z8350 Intel Atom x5-Z8350
4C 4T @ 1.92 GHz
440
AMD Athlon II X2 250u AMD Athlon II X2 250u
2C 2T @ 1.60 GHz
425
Intel Celeron N3350 Intel Celeron N3350
2C 2T @ 2.40 GHz
346

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 A8-4555M AMD A8-4555M
4C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
252
Intel Celeron N2840 Intel Celeron N2840
2C 2T @ 2.58 GHz
251
Intel Core2 Duo E4300 Intel Core2 Duo E4300
2C 2T @ 1.80 GHz
251
AMD Athlon II X2 260u AMD Athlon II X2 260u
2C 2T @ 1.80 GHz
250
Intel Atom C3508 Intel Atom C3508
4C 4T @ 1.60 GHz
250
Samsung Exynos 5433 Samsung Exynos 5433
8C 8T @ 1.90 GHz
250
Qualcomm Snapdragon 460 Qualcomm Snapdragon 460
8C 8T @ 1.80 GHz
249

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 Pentium T3200 Intel Pentium T3200
2C 2T @ 2.00 GHz
482
Intel Celeron N3060 Intel Celeron N3060
2C 2T @ 2.48 GHz
478
AMD A6-4400M AMD A6-4400M
2C 2T @ 3.20 GHz
477
AMD Athlon II X2 260u AMD Athlon II X2 260u
2C 2T @ 1.80 GHz
476
Intel Celeron E1600 Intel Celeron E1600
2C 2T @ 2.40 GHz
472
Intel Core2 Duo E6300 Intel Core2 Duo E6300
2C 2T @ 1.86 GHz
471
Intel Celeron J3060 Intel Celeron J3060
2C 2T @ 2.48 GHz
470

Cinebench R20 (Single-Core)

Cinebench R20 is the successor of Cinebench R15 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.
Intel Pentium N4200 Intel Pentium N4200
4C 4T @ 2.50 GHz
113
AMD A8-6410 AMD A8-6410
4C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
105
AMD A8-7600 AMD A8-7600
4C 4T @ 3.80 GHz
104
AMD Athlon II X2 260u AMD Athlon II X2 260u
2C 2T @ 1.80 GHz
103
Intel Celeron N3450 Intel Celeron N3450
4C 4T @ 2.20 GHz
103
Intel Celeron N3350 Intel Celeron N3350
2C 2T @ 2.40 GHz
102
AMD Athlon 5350 AMD Athlon 5350
4C 4T @ 2.05 GHz
95

Cinebench R20 (Multi-Core)

Cinebench R20 is the successor of Cinebench R15 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.
Intel Pentium N3710 Intel Pentium N3710
4C 4T @ 2.56 GHz
239
AMD A4-3300 AMD A4-3300
2C 2T @ 2.50 GHz
230
Intel Celeron 2957U Intel Celeron 2957U
2C 2T @ 1.40 GHz
205
AMD Athlon II X2 260u AMD Athlon II X2 260u
2C 2T @ 1.80 GHz
191
Intel Celeron N3350 Intel Celeron N3350
2C 2T @ 2.40 GHz
171
Intel Atom x5-Z8350 Intel Atom x5-Z8350
4C 4T @ 1.92 GHz
165
Intel Celeron N2820 Intel Celeron N2820
2C 2T @ 2.39 GHz
141

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 E1-1500 AMD E1-1500
2C 2T @ 1.48 GHz
730
Intel Celeron 2961Y Intel Celeron 2961Y
2C 2T @ 1.10 GHz
728
AMD Athlon II X2 270u AMD Athlon II X2 270u
2C 2T @ 2.00 GHz
722
AMD Athlon II X2 260u AMD Athlon II X2 260u
2C 2T @ 1.80 GHz
715
Intel Celeron E1600 Intel Celeron E1600
2C 2T @ 2.40 GHz
715
Intel Pentium E2200 Intel Pentium E2200
2C 2T @ 2.20 GHz
715
MediaTek Helio A20 MediaTek Helio A20
4C 4T @ 1.80 GHz
714

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