AMD Phenom II X3 720 Benchmark, Test and specs

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The AMD Phenom II X3 720 has 3 cores with 3 threads and is based on the 3. gen of the AMD Phenom II series. The processor uses a mainboard with the AM3 socket and was released in Q1/2009.
AMD Phenom II X3 720

CPU lineage

The segment in which we have classified the AMD Phenom II X3 720. Here you can see if it is a desktop processor or a mobile processor or which processor may be the successor of the AMD Phenom II X3 720.

Name: AMD Phenom II X3 720
Family: AMD Phenom II
CPU group: AMD Phenom II - 700
Segment: Desktop / Server
Generation: 3
Predecessor: --
Successor: --

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

In addition to the number of CPU cores and threads, you can see here whether the AMD Phenom II X3 720 can be overclocked. You will also find the clock frequencies of the processor (single-core and multi-core) here. The number of CPU cores greatly affects the speed of the processor.

CPU Cores / Threads: 3 / 3
Core architecture: normal
Cores: 3x
Hyperthreading / SMT: No
Overclocking: Yes
Frequency: 2.80 GHz
Turbo Frequency (1 Core): --
Turbo Frequency (3 Cores): --

Memory & PCIe

The memory type as well as the amount of memory can greatly affect the speed of the processor. The memory bandwidth depends on several factors and is given in gigabytes per second.

Memory type: DDR2-1066
DDR3-1333
Max. Memory:
Memory channels: 2 (Dual Channel)
Bandwidth: --
ECC: No
PCIe:
AES-NI: No

Thermal Management

The Thermal Design Power (TDP for short) specifies the necessary cooling solution to cool the processor sufficiently. The TDP usually only gives a rough idea of the real consumption of a CPU.

TDP (PL1): 95 W
TDP (PL2): --
TDP up: --
TDP down: --
Tjunction max.: --

Technical details

Here you will find information on the size of the level 2 and level 3 cache of the AMD Phenom II X3 720 as well as a list of the processors ISA extensions. We have documented the architecture and the manufacturing technology for you as well as the release date.

Technology: 45 nm
Chip design:
Socket: AM3
L2-Cache: --
L3-Cache: 6.00 MB
Architecture: Heka (K10)
Operating systems: Windows 10, Linux
Virtualization: AMD-V
Instruction set (ISA): x86-64 (64 bit)
ISA extensions: SSE3, SSE4a
Release date: Q1/2009
Release price: --
Part Number: --
Documents: --

Benchmark results

Verified Benchmark results
The benchmark results for the AMD Phenom II X3 720 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 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 Celeron N4120 Intel Celeron N4120
4C 4T @ 2.60 GHz
165
Intel Core i3-2350M Intel Core i3-2350M
2C 4T @ 2.30 GHz
165
AMD FX-8100 AMD FX-8100
8C 8T @ 3.70 GHz
161
AMD Phenom II X3 720 AMD Phenom II X3 720
3C 3T @ 2.80 GHz
159
Intel Core m3-6Y30 Intel Core m3-6Y30
2C 4T @ 2.20 GHz
159
Intel Core m5-6Y57 Intel Core m5-6Y57
2C 4T @ 2.80 GHz
158
AMD Athlon II X4 645 AMD Athlon II X4 645
4C 4T @ 3.10 GHz
157
Show all Cinebench R20 (Single-Core) results



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 Core i7-3517U Intel Core i7-3517U
2C 4T @ 2.50 GHz
467
AMD Athlon II X4 605e AMD Athlon II X4 605e
4C 4T @ 2.30 GHz
457
AMD Athlon II X4 615e AMD Athlon II X4 615e
4C 4T @ 2.50 GHz
457
AMD Phenom II X3 720 AMD Phenom II X3 720
3C 3T @ 2.80 GHz
450
Intel Core i5-4210U Intel Core i5-4210U
2C 4T @ 2.35 GHz
449
Intel Core i3-7100U Intel Core i3-7100U
2C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
448
Intel Pentium G3258 Intel Pentium G3258
2C 2T @ 3.20 GHz
443
Show all Cinebench R20 (Multi-Core) results



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 A8-5550M AMD A8-5550M
4C 4T @ 3.10 GHz
381
HiSilicon Kirin 960 HiSilicon Kirin 960
8C 8T @ 2.40 GHz
381
Intel Celeron 3215U Intel Celeron 3215U
2C 2T @ 1.70 GHz
380
AMD Phenom II X3 720 AMD Phenom II X3 720
3C 3T @ 2.80 GHz
379
AMD A4-4020 AMD A4-4020
2C 2T @ 3.40 GHz
379
Intel Core i3-4005U Intel Core i3-4005U
2C 4T @ 1.70 GHz
379
Intel Core 2 Quad Q9400 Intel Core 2 Quad Q9400
4C 4T @ 2.66 GHz
378
Show all Geekbench 5, 64bit (Single-Core) results



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.

HiSilicon Kirin 955 HiSilicon Kirin 955
8C 8T @ 2.50 GHz
989
Samsung Exynos 7904 Samsung Exynos 7904
8C 8T @ 1.80 GHz
987
Intel Pentium G2030 Intel Pentium G2030
2C 2T @ 3.00 GHz
986
AMD Phenom II X3 720 AMD Phenom II X3 720
3C 3T @ 2.80 GHz
985
Intel Pentium G2010 Intel Pentium G2010
2C 2T @ 2.80 GHz
983
Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 Qualcomm Snapdragon 625
8C 8T @ 2.00 GHz
982
AMD Athlon II X3 450 AMD Athlon II X3 450
3C 3T @ 3.20 GHz
980
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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.

Intel Celeron J4115 Intel Celeron J4115
4C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
2840
AMD A8-6500 AMD A8-6500
4C 4T @ 4.10 GHz
2833
AMD A6-3600 AMD A6-3600
4C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
2815
AMD Phenom II X3 720 AMD Phenom II X3 720
3C 3T @ 2.80 GHz
2811
AMD Phenom II X3 B73 AMD Phenom II X3 B73
3C 3T @ 2.80 GHz
2811
AMD Phenom II X3 715 AMD Phenom II X3 715
3C 3T @ 2.80 GHz
2811
AMD A8-5600K AMD A8-5600K
4C 4T @ 3.90 GHz
2799
Show all Estimated results for PassMark CPU Mark results



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.

Intel Celeron N4020 Intel Celeron N4020
2C 2T @ 2.80 GHz
75
Intel Xeon Bronze 3104 Intel Xeon Bronze 3104
6C 6T @ 1.70 GHz
75
Intel Xeon Bronze 3106 Intel Xeon Bronze 3106
8C 8T @ 1.70 GHz
75
AMD Phenom II X3 720 AMD Phenom II X3 720
3C 3T @ 2.80 GHz
74
AMD Phenom II X4 B93 AMD Phenom II X4 B93
4C 4T @ 2.80 GHz
74
AMD Phenom II X4 925 AMD Phenom II X4 925
4C 4T @ 2.80 GHz
74
AMD Phenom II X4 920 AMD Phenom II X4 920
4C 4T @ 2.80 GHz
74
Show all Cinebench R15 (Single-Core) results



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 A8-7600 AMD A8-7600
4C 4T @ 3.50 GHz
214
Intel Core i3-5015U Intel Core i3-5015U
2C 4T @ 2.10 GHz
214
Intel Core i3-6006U Intel Core i3-6006U
2C 4T @ 2.00 GHz
214
AMD Phenom II X3 720 AMD Phenom II X3 720
3C 3T @ 2.80 GHz
213
AMD Athlon II X4 605e AMD Athlon II X4 605e
4C 4T @ 2.30 GHz
213
Intel Celeron G4900T Intel Celeron G4900T
2C 2T @ 2.80 GHz
213
Intel Celeron G3900 Intel Celeron G3900
2C 2T @ 2.80 GHz
213
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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.

Intel Celeron 2980U Intel Celeron 2980U
2C 2T @ 1.40 GHz
1542
Intel Celeron 1005M Intel Celeron 1005M
2C 2T @ 1.90 GHz
1536
Intel Core2 Duo E6700 Intel Core2 Duo E6700
2C 2T @ 2.66 GHz
1524
AMD Phenom II X3 720 AMD Phenom II X3 720
3C 3T @ 2.80 GHz
1518
AMD Phenom II X3 B73 AMD Phenom II X3 B73
3C 3T @ 2.80 GHz
1518
AMD Phenom II X3 715 AMD Phenom II X3 715
3C 3T @ 2.80 GHz
1518
AMD Athlon II X2 340 AMD Athlon II X2 340
2C 2T @ 3.60 GHz
1518
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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 Pentium G2020 Intel Pentium G2020
2C 2T @ 2.90 GHz
3976
Intel Celeron 3965U Intel Celeron 3965U
2C 2T @ 2.20 GHz
3961
Intel Core M-5Y31 Intel Core M-5Y31
2C 4T @ 1.80 GHz
3955
AMD Phenom II X3 720 AMD Phenom II X3 720
3C 3T @ 2.80 GHz
3954
AMD Phenom II X3 B73 AMD Phenom II X3 B73
3C 3T @ 2.80 GHz
3954
AMD Phenom II X3 715 AMD Phenom II X3 715
3C 3T @ 2.80 GHz
3954
Intel Pentium G3240T Intel Pentium G3240T
2C 2T @ 2.70 GHz
3948
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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 Phenom II X2 B53 AMD Phenom II X2 B53
2C 2T @ 2.80 GHz
0.85
AMD Phenom II X3 715 AMD Phenom II X3 715
3C 3T @ 2.80 GHz
0.85
AMD Phenom II X3 B73 AMD Phenom II X3 B73
3C 3T @ 2.80 GHz
0.85
AMD Phenom II X3 720 AMD Phenom II X3 720
3C 3T @ 2.80 GHz
0.85
AMD A6-5350M AMD A6-5350M
2C 2T @ 3.50 GHz
0.84
AMD A10-7350B AMD A10-7350B
4C 4T @ 3.30 GHz
0.83
AMD A8-7200P AMD A8-7200P
4C 4T @ 3.30 GHz
0.83
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.

Intel Pentium G3240 Intel Pentium G3240
2C 2T @ 3.10 GHz
2.55
Intel Core m5-6Y57 Intel Core m5-6Y57
2C 4T @ 2.20 GHz
2.52
Intel Pentium 4405U Intel Pentium 4405U
2C 4T @ 2.10 GHz
2.51
AMD Phenom II X3 720 AMD Phenom II X3 720
3C 3T @ 2.80 GHz
2.5
AMD Phenom II X3 B73 AMD Phenom II X3 B73
3C 3T @ 2.80 GHz
2.5
AMD Phenom II X3 715 AMD Phenom II X3 715
3C 3T @ 2.80 GHz
2.5
Intel Pentium G3220 Intel Pentium G3220
2C 2T @ 3.00 GHz
2.5
Show all Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (Multi-Core) results



Leaderboards

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