AMD Phenom II N930 vs Turion 64 X2 TL-68

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AMD Phenom II N930 advantages



AMD Phenom II N930
  • More CPU cores on the AMD Phenom II N930 help to tackle multiple threads or applications at once.

AMD Turion 64 X2 TL-68 advantages



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  • The AMD Turion 64 X2 TL-68 microprocessor offers higher operating frequency than the AMD Phenom II N930.

N930 vs TL-68 specifications comparison

The charts below show the difference between TL-68 and AMD Phenom II N930 most important characteristics. These features, together with an IPC (instructions per cycle) number, determine how well a processor performs.

The number of cores / threads
5
4
3
2
1
0
 
 
4
 
2
 
 
Higher is better
Operating frequency
3
2.4
1.8
1.2
0.6
0
 
 
2GHz
 
2.4GHz
 
 
Higher is better
Thermal Design Power
40
32
24
16
8
0
 
 
35W
 
35W
 
 
Lower is better
 

  - AMD Phenom II N930       - AMD Turion 64 X2 TL-68

Please see the "Specifications" tab for detailed side by side comparison of Phenom II N930 vs AMD Turion 64 X2 TL-68 specs.


Pros and Cons summary

Phenom II N930 Turion 64 X2 TL-68
General recommendations:
Comes with more CPU cores,
Supports more simultaneous threads
  General recommendations:
Features higher base frequency

Drawbacks:

Base frequency is lower
 

Drawbacks:

Smaller number of CPU cores,
Cannot execute as many threads at once

Similar processors

Phenom II N930 Turion 64 X2 TL-68
 

Similar CPUs use the same socket and architecture as AMD N930 and TL-68, but their performance and other characteristics are slightly different.

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  Ivy Bridge
  Pentium 4 800FSB
  AMD 3.3GHz 8MB

Specifications

Please visit AMD Phenom II N930 and AMD Turion 64 X2 TL-68 pages for more complete specifications of both microprocessors.

 AMD Phenom II N930AMD Turion 64 X2 TL-68
Market segmentMobile
ManufacturerAMD
FamilyPhenom II Quad-Core MobileTurion 64 X2 Mobile technology
Basic details
Model numberN930TL-68
CPU part numberHMN930DCR42GMTMDTL68HAX5DM
Introduction dateMay 12, 2010 
 
CPU features
Core nameChamplainTyler
Platform nameDanube 
MicroarchitectureK10K8
Technology (micron)0.0450.065
Data width (bits)64
SocketSocket S1 (S1g4)Socket S1 (S1g1)
Frequency (MHz)20002400
Bus speed (MHz)1800 (HT/QPI) 
Clock Multiplier1012
L1 cache256 KB (code) / 256 KB (data)128 KB (code) / 128 KB (data)
L2 cache (KB)20481024
Max temperature (°C) 95
TDP (Watt)35
Cores42
Threads42
Multiprocessing1
 
Instruction set extensions
3DNow!+
AMD64 / EM64T 64-bit technology+
MMX+
SSE+
SSE2+
SSE3+
 
Supported technologies
PowerNow! / Enhanced SpeedStep+
Virtualization+
Virus Protection / Execute Disable bit+
 
Integrated Graphics
GPU TypeNone
Notes:

Rows with different specifications or features are highlighted.

For detailed specifications of "AMD Phenom II N930" or "AMD Turion 64 X2 TL-68" parts please click on the links in the table header.

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