AMD Phenom II X4 980 Benchmark, Test and specs

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The AMD Phenom II X4 980 has 4 cores with 4 threads and is based on the 4. 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 X4 980

CPU lineage

The segment in which we have classified the AMD Phenom II X4 980. 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 X4 980.

Name: AMD Phenom II X4 980
Family: AMD Phenom II (52)
CPU group: AMD Phenom II - 800/900 (23)
Architecture: Deneb (K10)
Segment: Desktop / Server
Generation: 4
Predecessor: --
Successor: --

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

The AMD Phenom II X4 980 has 4 CPU cores and can calculate 4 threads in parallel. The clock frequency of the AMD Phenom II X4 980 is 3.70 GHz. The number of CPU cores greatly affects the speed of the processor and is an important performance indicator.

CPU Cores / Threads: 4 / 4
Core architecture: normal
Cores: 4x
Hyperthreading / SMT: No
Overclocking: Yes
Frequency: 3.70 GHz
Turbo Frequency (1 Core): --
Turbo Frequency (4 Cores): --

Memory & PCIe

The processor can use up to 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
DDR2-1066
21.3 GB/s
--
Max. Memory:
Memory channels: 2 (Dual Channel)
ECC: No
PCIe:
PCIe Bandwidth: --

Thermal Management

The thermal design power (TDP for short) of the processor is 125 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): 125 W
TDP (PL2): --
TDP up: --
TDP down: --
Tjunction max.: --

Technical details

The AMD Phenom II X4 980 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 6.00 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: --
L3-Cache: 6.00 MB
AES-NI: No
Operating systems: Windows 10, Linux
Virtualization: AMD-V
Instruction set (ISA): x86-64 (64 bit)
ISA extensions: SSE3, SSE4a
Release date: Q2/2011
Release price: --
Part Number: --
Documents: --

Benchmark results

Verified Benchmark results
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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 Ryzen Embedded R1505G AMD Ryzen Embedded R1505G
2C 4T @ 2.80 GHz
4612
Intel Core i5-6442EQ Intel Core i5-6442EQ
4C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
4612
Intel Core i7-2920XM Intel Core i7-2920XM
4C 8T @ 2.50 GHz
4611
AMD Phenom II X4 980 AMD Phenom II X4 980
4C 4T @ 3.70 GHz
4610
Intel Core i7-2860QM Intel Core i7-2860QM
4C 8T @ 2.50 GHz
4592
Intel Core i7-2600S Intel Core i7-2600S
4C 8T @ 2.80 GHz
4582
Intel Xeon Bronze 3104 Intel Xeon Bronze 3104
6C 6T @ 1.70 GHz
4579

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 FX-8370 AMD FX-8370
8C 8T @ 4.30 GHz
98
Intel Xeon E5-2620 v2 Intel Xeon E5-2620 v2
6C 12T @ 2.60 GHz
98
Intel Xeon E5-2697 v2 Intel Xeon E5-2697 v2
12C 24T @ 3.50 GHz
98
AMD Phenom II X4 980 AMD Phenom II X4 980
4C 4T @ 3.70 GHz
97
Intel Core i5-3337U Intel Core i5-3337U
2C 4T @ 2.70 GHz
96
Intel Xeon E5-2650L v3 Intel Xeon E5-2650L v3
12C 24T @ 2.50 GHz
96
Intel Xeon E5-2648L v3 Intel Xeon E5-2648L v3
12C 24T @ 2.50 GHz
96

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.
Intel Core i5-7267U Intel Core i5-7267U
2C 4T @ 3.50 GHz
379
Intel Core i3-4360 Intel Core i3-4360
2C 4T @ 3.70 GHz
377
Intel Core i7-7500U Intel Core i7-7500U
2C 4T @ 3.50 GHz
376
AMD Phenom II X4 980 AMD Phenom II X4 980
4C 4T @ 3.70 GHz
375
Intel Core i5-7300U Intel Core i5-7300U
2C 4T @ 3.50 GHz
375
Intel Core i3-7100T Intel Core i3-7100T
2C 4T @ 3.40 GHz
371
Intel Core i3-4160 Intel Core i3-4160
2C 4T @ 3.60 GHz
367

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