AMD Phenom II X2 521 - Benchmark, Test and specs

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The AMD Phenom II X2 521 has 2 cores with 2 threads and is based on the 1. gen of the AMD Phenom II series. The processor uses a mainboard with the AM3 socket and was released in Q2/2011.
AMD Phenom II X2 521
CPU lineageCPU lineage
Name: AMD Phenom II X2 521
Family: AMD Phenom II
CPU group: AMD Phenom II - 500
Segment: Desktop / Server
Generation: 1
Predecessor: --
Successor: --
CPU Cores and Base FrequencyCPU Cores and Base Frequency
CPU Cores / Threads: 2 / 2
Core architecture: normal
Cores: 2x
Hyperthreading / SMT: No
Overclocking: Yes
Frequency: 3.50 GHz
Turbo Frequency (1 Core): --
Turbo Frequency (2 Cores): --
Memory & PCIeMemory & PCIe
Memory type: DDR2-1066
DDR3-1333
Max. Memory:
Memory channels: 2
Bandwidth: --
ECC: No
PCIe:
AES-NI: No
Thermal ManagementThermal Management
TDP (PL1): 65 W
TDP (PL2): --
TDP up: --
TDP down: --
Tjunction max.: --
Technical detailsTechnical details
Instruction set (ISA): x86-64 (64 bit)
ISA extensions: SSE3, SSE4a
L2-Cache: --
L3-Cache: 2.00 MB
Architecture: Regor (K10)
Technology: 45 nm
Virtualization: AMD-V
Socket: AM3
Release date: Q2/2011
Part Number: --

Benchmark results

Verified Benchmark results
The benchmark results for the AMD Phenom II X2 521 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.

Cinebench R15 (Single-Core)

Cinebench R15 is the successor of Cinebench 11.5 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 X4 845 AMD Athlon X4 845
4C 4T @ 3.50 GHz
93
AMD Phenom II X6 1100T AMD Phenom II X6 1100T
6C 6T @ 3.30 GHz
93
Intel Core m3-8100Y Intel Core m3-8100Y
2C 4T @ 1.10 GHz
93
AMD Phenom II X2 521 AMD Phenom II X2 521
2C 2T @ 3.50 GHz
92
AMD A10-9700 AMD A10-9700
4C 4T @ 3.50 GHz
92
Intel Core m3-6Y30 Intel Core m3-6Y30
2C 4T @ 0.90 GHz
92
Intel Core i5-4210U Intel Core i5-4210U
2C 4T @ 1.70 GHz
92
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Cinebench R15 (Multi-Core)

Cinebench R15 is the successor of Cinebench 11.5 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.

AMD Phenom II X3 700e AMD Phenom II X3 700e
3C 3T @ 2.40 GHz
182
Intel Celeron J3455 Intel Celeron J3455
4C 4T @ 1.50 GHz
181
Intel Celeron G1620 Intel Celeron G1620
2C 2T @ 2.70 GHz
180
AMD Phenom II X2 521 AMD Phenom II X2 521
2C 2T @ 3.50 GHz
177
Intel Celeron G1840T Intel Celeron G1840T
2C 2T @ 2.50 GHz
177
Intel Core m3-8100Y Intel Core m3-8100Y
2C 4T @ 1.10 GHz
176
Intel Core i3-3227U Intel Core i3-3227U
2C 4T @ 1.90 GHz
175
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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 A10-8700P AMD A10-8700P
4C 4T @ 1.80 GHz
2259
Intel Core 2 Extreme QX6800 Intel Core 2 Extreme QX6800
4C 4T @ 2.93 GHz
2258
Intel Celeron G1610T Intel Celeron G1610T
2C 2T @ 2.30 GHz
2256
AMD Phenom II X2 521 AMD Phenom II X2 521
2C 2T @ 3.50 GHz
2253
AMD Phenom II X4 840T AMD Phenom II X4 840T
4C 4T @ 2.90 GHz
2246
Intel Celeron J3455 Intel Celeron J3455
4C 4T @ 1.50 GHz
2235
Intel Core i5-750S Intel Core i5-750S
4C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
2231
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Geekbench 3, 64bit (Single-Core)

Geekbench 3 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 A10-5700 AMD A10-5700
4C 4T @ 3.40 GHz
1892
Intel Celeron 3765U Intel Celeron 3765U
2C 2T @ 1.90 GHz
1892
Intel Pentium 3825U Intel Pentium 3825U
2C 4T @ 1.90 GHz
1892
AMD Phenom II X2 521 AMD Phenom II X2 521
2C 2T @ 3.50 GHz
1888
AMD Phenom II X6 1090T AMD Phenom II X6 1090T
6C 6T @ 3.20 GHz
1883
AMD Phenom II X4 975 AMD Phenom II X4 975
4C 4T @ 3.60 GHz
1876
Intel Xeon X3440 Intel Xeon X3440
4C 8T @ 2.53 GHz
1873
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Geekbench 3, 64bit (Multi-Core)

Geekbench 3 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 M-5Y10a Intel Core M-5Y10a
2C 4T @ 0.80 GHz
3515
Intel Core M-5Y10c Intel Core M-5Y10c
2C 4T @ 0.80 GHz
3515
AMD A8-5557M AMD A8-5557M
4C 4T @ 2.10 GHz
3498
AMD Phenom II X2 521 AMD Phenom II X2 521
2C 2T @ 3.50 GHz
3480
AMD A8-3510MX AMD A8-3510MX
4C 4T @ 1.80 GHz
3450
Intel Pentium 4405Y Intel Pentium 4405Y
2C 4T @ 1.50 GHz
3446
AMD A6-6310 AMD A6-6310
4C 4T @ 2.00 GHz
3438
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Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (Single-Core)

Cinebench 11.5 is based on the Cinema 4D Suite, a software that is popular to generate forms and other stuff in 3D. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.

AMD FX-6300 AMD FX-6300
6C 6T @ 3.50 GHz
1.07
Intel Core i3-4000M Intel Core i3-4000M
2C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
1.07
Intel Core i5-4210U Intel Core i5-4210U
2C 4T @ 1.70 GHz
1.07
AMD Phenom II X2 521 AMD Phenom II X2 521
2C 2T @ 3.50 GHz
1.06
AMD FX-9830P AMD FX-9830P
4C 4T @ 3.00 GHz
1.06
AMD FX-8320E AMD FX-8320E
8C 8T @ 3.20 GHz
1.06
Intel Celeron G1820T Intel Celeron G1820T
2C 2T @ 2.40 GHz
1.06
Show all Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (Single-Core) results



Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (Multi-Core)

Cinebench 11.5 is based on the Cinema 4D Suite, a software that is popular to generate forms and other stuff in 3D. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.

AMD Phenom II X3 700e AMD Phenom II X3 700e
3C 3T @ 2.40 GHz
2.14
Intel Celeron G1630 Intel Celeron G1630
2C 2T @ 2.80 GHz
2.09
Intel Core M-5Y31 Intel Core M-5Y31
2C 4T @ 0.90 GHz
2.09
AMD Phenom II X2 521 AMD Phenom II X2 521
2C 2T @ 3.50 GHz
2.08
Intel Celeron J3455 Intel Celeron J3455
4C 4T @ 1.50 GHz
2.08
Intel Core i5-4200Y Intel Core i5-4200Y
2C 4T @ 1.40 GHz
2.07
Intel Core m3-6Y30 Intel Core m3-6Y30
2C 4T @ 0.90 GHz
2.06
Show all Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (Multi-Core) results



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