AMD Athlon II X2 270 Benchmark, Test and specs

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The AMD Athlon II X2 270 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 Q3/2011. The AMD Athlon II X2 270 scores 477 points in the Geekbench 5 single-core benchmark. In the Geekbench 5 multi-core benchmark, the result is 931 points.
AMD Athlon II X2 270

CPU lineage

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Name: AMD Athlon II X2 270
Family: AMD Athlon II (52)
CPU group: AMD Athlon II X2 (Propus) (18)
Architecture: Propus
Segment: Desktop / Server
Generation: 1
Predecessor: --
Successor: --

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

The AMD Athlon II X2 270 has 2 CPU cores and can calculate 2 threads in parallel. The clock frequency of the AMD Athlon II X2 270 is 3.40 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: 3.40 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 270 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: Q3/2011
Release price: --
Part Number: --
Documents: --

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Benchmark results

Verified Benchmark results
The benchmark results for the AMD Athlon II X2 270 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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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 FX-8120 AMD FX-8120
8C 8T @ 4.00 GHz
479
AMD Phenom II X4 975 AMD Phenom II X4 975
4C 4T @ 3.60 GHz
478
Intel Core i3-540 Intel Core i3-540
2C 4T @ 3.06 GHz
478
AMD Athlon II X2 270 AMD Athlon II X2 270
2C 2T @ 3.40 GHz
477
MediaTek Dimensity 720 MediaTek Dimensity 720
8C 8T @ 2.00 GHz
477
Intel Core i5-2537M Intel Core i5-2537M
2C 4T @ 2.30 GHz
476
Intel Celeron G1610T Intel Celeron G1610T
2C 2T @ 2.30 GHz
476

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 Core i5-4210Y Intel Core i5-4210Y
2C 4T @ 1.90 GHz
937
Intel Celeron 3865U Intel Celeron 3865U
2C 2T @ 1.80 GHz
936
Intel Celeron 3867U Intel Celeron 3867U
2C 2T @ 1.80 GHz
936
AMD Athlon II X2 270 AMD Athlon II X2 270
2C 2T @ 3.40 GHz
931
Intel Celeron G1620T Intel Celeron G1620T
2C 2T @ 2.40 GHz
930
AMD Athlon II X3 435 AMD Athlon II X3 435
3C 3T @ 2.90 GHz
927
Intel Core i3-2312M Intel Core i3-2312M
2C 4T @ 2.10 GHz
926

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.
Intel Celeron 1020E Intel Celeron 1020E
2C 2T @ 2.20 GHz
1270
Intel Core i3-2348M Intel Core i3-2348M
2C 4T @ 2.30 GHz
1270
Intel Core i3-2350M Intel Core i3-2350M
2C 4T @ 2.30 GHz
1270
AMD Athlon II X2 270 AMD Athlon II X2 270
2C 2T @ 3.40 GHz
1269
Intel Celeron 2950M Intel Celeron 2950M
2C 2T @ 2.00 GHz
1267
Intel Celeron 1020M Intel Celeron 1020M
2C 2T @ 2.10 GHz
1265
Intel Celeron J3160 Intel Celeron J3160
4C 4T @ 2.24 GHz
1265

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.
Intel Pentium T4200 Intel Pentium T4200
2C 2T @ 2.00 GHz
317
Intel Core2 Duo T5870 Intel Core2 Duo T5870
2C 2T @ 2.00 GHz
314
Intel Core2 Duo E4400 Intel Core2 Duo E4400
2C 2T @ 2.00 GHz
312
AMD Athlon II X2 270 AMD Athlon II X2 270
2C 2T @ 3.40 GHz
309
Intel Pentium E2180 Intel Pentium E2180
2C 2T @ 2.00 GHz
308
Intel Pentium T3200 Intel Pentium T3200
2C 2T @ 2.00 GHz
307
Intel Core2 Duo T5750 Intel Core2 Duo T5750
2C 2T @ 2.00 GHz
306

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