Intel Atom S1240 Benchmark, Test and specs

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The Intel Atom S1240 has 2 cores with 4 threads and is based on the 2. gen of the Intel Atom series. The processor uses a mainboard with the BGA 1283 socket and was released in Q4/2012.
Intel Atom S1240

CPU lineage

The segment in which we have classified the Intel Atom S1240. Here you can see if it is a desktop processor or a mobile processor or which processor may be the successor of the Intel Atom S1240.

Name: Intel Atom S1240
Family: Intel Atom
CPU group: Intel Atom S1000
Architecture: Centerton
Segment: Desktop / Server
Generation: 2
Predecessor: --
Successor: --

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

The Intel Atom S1240 has 2 CPU cores and can calculate 4 threads in parallel. The clock frequency of the Intel Atom S1240 is 1.60 GHz. The number of CPU cores greatly affects the speed of the processor and is an important performance indicator.

CPU Cores / Threads: 2 / 4
Core architecture: normal
Cores: 2x
Hyperthreading / SMT: Yes
Overclocking: No
Frequency: 1.60 GHz
Turbo Frequency (1 Core): --
Turbo Frequency (2 Cores): --

Memory & PCIe

The processor can use up to 8 GB memory in 1 (Single Channel) memory channels. The maximum memory bandwidth is 10.6 GB/s. The memory type as well as the amount of memory can greatly affect the speed of the system.

Memory type: Memory bandwidth:
10.6 GB/s
Max. Memory: 8 GB
Memory channels: 1 (Single Channel)
ECC: Yes
PCIe: 2.0 x 8
PCIe Bandwidth: 4.0 GB/s

Thermal Management

The thermal design power (TDP for short) of the processor is 6.1 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): 6.1 W
TDP (PL2): --
TDP up: --
TDP down: --
Tjunction max.: --

Technical details

The Intel Atom S1240 is made in 32 nm. The smaller the manufacturing process of a CPU, the more modern and energy-efficient it is. Overall, the processor has 1.00 MB cache. A large cache can greatly speed up the processor's speed in some cases such as games.

Technology: 32 nm
Chip design: Monolithic
Socket: BGA 1283
L2-Cache: --
L3-Cache: 1.00 MB
Operating systems: Windows 10, Linux
Virtualization: VT-x
Instruction set (ISA): x86-64 (64 bit)
ISA extensions: SSE3
Release date: Q4/2012
Release price: 39 $
Part Number: --
Documents: Technical data sheet

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.

Samsung Exynos 7570 Samsung Exynos 7570
4C 4T @ 1.40 GHz
Intel Atom D2550 Intel Atom D2550
2C 4T @ 1.86 GHz
Intel Atom D2560 Intel Atom D2560
2C 4T @ 2.00 GHz
Intel Atom S1240 Intel Atom S1240
2C 4T @ 1.60 GHz
Intel Atom S1220 Intel Atom S1220
2C 4T @ 1.60 GHz
AMD E-450 AMD E-450
2C 2T @ 1.65 GHz
Intel Pentium D 915 Intel Pentium D 915
2C 2T @ 2.80 GHz


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