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AMD Athlon II X2 250e specifications

General information
TypeCPU / Microprocessor
Market segmentDesktop
FamilyAMD Athlon II X2
Model number  ? 250e
CPU part numbersAD250EHDK23GM is an OEM/tray microprocessor
AD250EHDGMBOX is a boxed microprocessor
Stepping codesAAEGC AE   NAEGC AE
Frequency  ? 3000 MHz
Bus speed  ? 533 MHz Memory controller
One 2000 MHz 16-bit HyperTransport link
Clock multiplier  ? 15
Package938-pin organic micro-PGA
AMD Package number30412
SocketsSocket AM2+
Socket AM3
Fan/heatsinkDKM-7D52A-A1-GP
Introduction dateSep 21, 2010
Price at introduction$77
 
Architecture / Microarchitecture
MicroarchitectureK10
Processor core  ? Regor
Core stepping  ? C3
CPUID100F63
Manufacturing process0.045 micron
234 million transistors
Die size117.5mm2
Data width64 bit
The number of cores2
The number of threads2
Floating Point UnitIntegrated
Level 1 cache size  ? 2 x 64 KB instruction caches
2 x 64 KB data caches
Level 2 cache size  ? 2 x 1 MB caches
Level 3 cache sizeNone
Cache latency3 (L1 cache)
15 (L2 cache)
MultiprocessingUniprocessor
Features
  • MMX instructions
  • 3DNow! technology
  • SSE / Streaming SIMD Extensions
  • SSE2 / Streaming SIMD Extensions 2
  • SSE3 / Streaming SIMD Extensions 3
  • SSE4a  ? 
  • ABM / Advanced Bit Manipulation  ? 
  • AMD64 / AMD 64-bit technology  ? 
  • AMD-V / AMD Virtualization technology
  • EVP / Enhanced Virus Protection  ? 
Low power features
  • Cool'n'Quiet 3.0
  • CoolCore Technology  ? 
  • Dual Dynamic Power Management  ? 
  • Core C1 and C1E states
  • Package S0, S1, S3, S4 and S5 states
 
Integrated peripherals / components
Memory controller
  • The number of controllers: 1
    Memory channels: 2
    Supported memory: DDR2, DDR3
Other peripheralsHyperTransport 3 technology
 
Electrical / Thermal parameters
V core  ? 0.85V - 1.4V
Maximum operating temperature  ? 72°C
Thermal Design Power  ? 45 Watt
 

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FAQ

Q: I have an AMD Athlon II X2 250e processor. Is it possible to upgrade it?
A: Probably yes. CPU compatibility is determined by your motherboard. Please check CPU-Upgrade.com resource for CPU support list for your board.

Athlon II X2 250e Overclocking

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Related news stories

Two latest energy-efficient Athlon II CPUs are shipping
Oct 20, 2010: One month ago AMD refreshed lineups of Athlon II and Phenom II microprocessors, adding various standard-power models, as well as energy-efficient Athlon II X2 250e, X3 420e and X4 615e CPUs. At the time we speculated that "we won't see new Athlon II 'e' models in retail any time soon". It turns out that our assumption was incorrect, and two out of the three new low-power Athlon IIs are already in stock in a number of online stores.



AMD cuts prices on energy-efficient Athlon II processors
Sep 27, 2010: Earlier this week, on September 21, AMD unveiled 10 new desktop microprocessors. New models included 6 standard-power CPUs, one ultra-low voltage processor, and three energy-efficient "e" models. We just found out that, on top of adding new microprocessors to Athlon II and Phenom II families, AMD also cut prices on energy efficient parts. We also learned prices of recently introduced "e" models.



AMD releases low-power desktop Athlon II CPUs
Sep 21, 2010: As we already reported today, AMD refreshed all active desktop Athlon II and Phenom II families with 6 new standard-power models. These microprocessors were not the only ones released today. AMD also launched 4 low and ultra-low power Athlon II CPUs - dual-cores 270u and 250e, triple-core 420e, and quad-core 615e.



AMD boxed desktop processors for Q3/Q4 2010
Jul 28, 2010: We recently stumbled upon public AMD dealer product training document, that contains limited information about planned desktop microprocessors for the rest of this year. The document doesn't show any new processor models besides those that are already known from our stories, and from stories posted by other hardware news sites. Nevertheless, we decided to post two pages from the document as they confirm impending release of new Phenom II, Athlon II and Sempron models.



AMD Athlon II and Phenom II CPUs planned for the third quarter
Jul 20, 2010: AMD already refreshed their lines of desktop Athlon II and Phenom II families two times in 2010. First time it happened in January, when AMD released standard-power Phenom II X2 and Atlhon II microprocessors, and second time it was at the end of April and in May, when AMD introduced 6-core Phenom II processors, and updated the whole line of Athlon II CPUs. In the third quarter AMD plans an incremental upgrade for many energy-efficient and standard-power Athlon II CPUs, and will introduce a few Phenom II models.



Upcoming AMD desktop processors
Mar 24, 2010: This quarter AMD released only three Athlon II-branded models, dual-core 255 (3.1 GHz), triple-core 440 (3 GHz) and quad-core 635 (2.9 GHz), and two new quad-core Phenom II models - 555 and 910e. Second quarter should be much more interesting as we will see six-core Phenoms (posted earlier this month), and many new Athlon II models.


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AMD 250e Benchmarks

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Benchmarked processor

CPU ID:0F63h
CPU vendor string:AuthenticAMD
CPU name string:AMD Athlon(tm) II X2 250e Processor

Integer performance

Part number   Result
Intel Core 2 Duo E7200  ? 
101.5%
Intel Pentium G630T  ? 
100.4%
AMD Phenom II X2 545 (rev. C2)  ? 
100.1%
AMD Athlon II X2 250 (rev. C3)  ? 
100.1%
AMD Athlon II X2 B24 (rev. C2)  ? 
100.1%
AMD Athlon II X2 250e  ? 
100%
AMD Athlon II X2 250 (rev. C2)  ? 
100%
Intel Core 2 Duo E6600  ? 
97.9%
Intel Pentium E2220  ? 
97.9%
Intel Core 2 Duo E4600  ? 
97.9%
AMD A4-3420  ? 
97%

Floating Point performance

Part number   Result
Intel Core 2 Duo E7600  ? 
100.3%
AMD Phenom II X2 545 (rev. C2)  ? 
100.2%
Intel Pentium G840  ? 
100.2%
Intel Pentium G640  ? 
100.1%
AMD Athlon II X2 250 (rev. C2)  ? 
100%
AMD Athlon II X2 250e  ? 
100%
AMD Athlon II X2 B24 (rev. C2)  ? 
99.8%
AMD Athlon II X2 250 (rev. C3)  ? 
99.8%
Intel Pentium E5700  ? 
97.6%
Intel Core 2 Duo E8400  ? 
96.8%
AMD Athlon II X2 245e  ? 
96.7%

MMX / SSE / SSE2 performance

Part number   Result
Intel Pentium G645T  ? 
100.8%
AMD Phenom II X2 545 (rev. C2)  ? 
100.7%
Intel Pentium E5300  ? 
100.2%
AMD Athlon II X2 250 (rev. C3)  ? 
100%
AMD Athlon II X2 B24 (rev. C2)  ? 
100%
AMD Athlon II X2 250e  ? 
100%
AMD Athlon II X2 250 (rev. C2)  ? 
100%
Intel Pentium 2.53 GHz  ? 
98.9%
Intel Core 2 Duo E6700  ? 
98.3%
Intel Core 2 Duo E6750  ? 
98.3%
Intel Core 2 Duo E7200  ? 
97.7%

Memory-intensive program performance

Part number   Result
Intel Pentium E6600  ? 
100.8%
AMD Athlon II X2 250 (rev. C2)  ? 
100.7%
AMD Athlon II X2 B24 (rev. C2)  ? 
100.4%
AMD Athlon II X4 2.6 GHz ZD260121K4216  ? 
100.4%
AMD Athlon II X4 605e (rev. C3)  ? 
100.1%
AMD Athlon II X2 250e  ? 
100%
AMD Athlon II X2 245 (rev. C2)  ? 
99.6%
AMD Athlon II X2 245e  ? 
99.6%
AMD Athlon II X2 245 (rev. C3)  ? 
99.6%
AMD Athlon II X3 2.8 GHz ZD282117K3216  ? 
99.2%
AMD A4-5300B  ? 
99.1%

CPU ID information for the Athlon II X2 250e

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Manufacturer:AMD
CPU Family:Athlon II X2
Model Number:250e
Frequency:2993 MHz
Part number:
AD250EHDK23GM
Stepping Code:NAEGC AE 1036EPFW
Comment:
Submitted by:CPU-World
General information
Vendor:AuthenticAMD
Processor name (BIOS):AMD Athlon(tm) II X2 250e Processor
Cores:2
Logical processors:2
Processor type:Original OEM Processor
Core stepping:DA-C3
CPUID signature:100F63
Family:16 (010h)
Model: 6 (06h)
Stepping: 3 (03h)

Cache: L1 data L1 instruction L2
Size: 2 x 64 KB 2 x 64 KB 2 x 1 MB
Associativity: 2-way set
associative
2-way set
associative
16-way set
associative
Line size: 64 bytes 64 bytes 64 bytes
Lines per tag: 1 1 1
 
Instruction set extensionsAdditional instructions
MMX Advanced Bit manipulation
AMD extensions to MMX CLFLUSH
3DNow! CMOV
Extensions to 3DNow! CMPXCHG16B
SSE CMPXCHG8B
SSE2 FXSAVE/FXRSTORE
SSE3 MONITOR/MWAIT
SSE4A POPCNT
  PREFETCH/PREFETCHW
  RDTSCP
  SKINIT / STGI support
  SYSCALL/SYSRET
  SYSENTER/SYSEXIT
 
Major featuresOther features
On-chip Floating Point Unit 1 GB large page support
64-bit / Intel 64 100MHz multiplier control
NX bit/XD-bit 128-bit SSE instructions
Secure Virtual Machine (Virtualization) 36-bit page-size extensions
PowerNow! / Cool'n'Quiet Advanced programmable interrupt controller
  Core multi-processing legacy mode
  Debugging extensions
  Extended APIC space
  Hardware P-state control
  Hardware thermal control
  Instruction based sampling
  LAHF / SAHF support in 64-bit mode
  LBR virtualization
  LOCK MOV CR0 means MOV CR8
  Machine check architecture
  Machine check exception
  Memory-type range registers
  Misaligned SSE mode
  Model-specific registers
  Nested page tables
  OS visible workaround
  Page attribute table
  Page global extension
  Page-size extensions (4MB pages)
  Physical address extensions
  SVM lock
  Software thermal control
  Support for NRIP save
  THERMTRIP
  TSC rate is ensured to be invariant across all states
  Temperature sensor
  Time stamp counter
  Virtual 8086-mode enhancements
  Watchdog timer support

CPUs, related to AMD Athlon II X2 250e

Model Cores /
Threads
Frequency L2
cache
L3
cache
TDP Features Price  
AMD Athlon II X2 family, Socket AM2+ / Socket AM3
   Athlon II X2 245e2 / 22.9 GHz2 MB 45W$62>
   Athlon II X2 250 (rev. C2)2 / 23 GHz2 MB 65W$47>
   Athlon II X2 250 (rev. C3)2 / 23 GHz2 MB 65W >
   Athlon II X2 250e2 / 23 GHz2 MB 45W$69 
   Athlon II X2 B24 (rev. C2)2 / 23 GHz2 MB 65W >
   Athlon II X2 B24 (rev. C3)2 / 23 GHz2 MB 65W >
   Athlon II X2 255 (rev. C2)2 / 23.1 GHz2 MB 65W$47>
   Athlon II X2 255 (rev. C3)2 / 23.1 GHz2 MB 65W >
   Athlon II X2 260 (rev. C3)2 / 23.2 GHz2 MB 65W$48>
   Athlon II X2 B262 / 23.2 GHz2 MB 65W >
   Athlon II X2 2652 / 23.3 GHz2 MB 65W$48>
   Athlon II X2 2702 / 23.4 GHz2 MB 65W >
   Athlon II X2 B282 / 23.4 GHz2 MB 65W >
   Athlon II X2 2802 / 23.6 GHz2 MB 65W$49>
   Athlon II X2 B302 / 23.6 GHz2 MB 65W >
AMD Athlon II X2 family, K10 micro-architecture, Other sockets
   Athlon II X2 2212 / 22.8 GHz1 MB 65W >
Other families, K10 micro-architecture, Socket AM2+ / Socket AM3
   Athlon II 170u1 / 12 GHz1 MB 20W >
   Sempron 1501 / 12.9 GHz1 MB 45W >
   Athlon X2 5200+ (0.045 micron)2 / 22.3 GHz1 MB 65W >
   Sempron X2 1902 / 22.5 GHz1 MB 45W >
   Phenom II X2 570 BE2 / 23.5 GHz1 MB6 MB80WUnlock >
   Phenom II X3 B773 / 33.2 GHz1.5 MB6 MB95W >
   Athlon II X3 4603 / 33.4 GHz1.5 MB 95W$69>
   Phenom II X4 9804 / 43.7 GHz2 MB6 MB125WUnlock$163>
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Pictures (7)

 
2011-04-26 21:57:39
Posted by: gshv

 
 
 
2011-04-26 21:58:00
Posted by: gshv

Side view
 
 
2011-04-26 21:58:30
Posted by: gshv

Front view
 
AMD Athlon II X2 250e box pictures
2011-04-26 22:00:58
Posted by: gshv

Newer box design with the seal with model number and other CPU-specific information is on top. The box is very compact with just enough space to fit the CPU in a plastic shell, the fan/heatsink and installation instructions.
AMD Athlon II X2 250e box pictures
 
2012-02-26 23:52:50
Posted by: gshv

CPU-Z screenshot
 
Athlon II 250e CPU pictures
2013-02-15 22:28:22
Posted by: gshv

Bottom view
Athlon II 250e CPU pictures
 
2013-02-15 22:30:43
Posted by: gshv

Top view. The processors has stepping code NAEGC AE, and it was manufactured in the first half of September 2010.
 
Comments (1)

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in stores... when?

2010-09-29 06:12:04
Posted by: Galen Hest

what's the release date on this processor?

Response: Release date of this processor was last week. Don't expect these processors in stores any time soon as all of them are shipped to OEMs. The Athlon II 245e was released in May, and it's still not in stores.
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