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AMD Athlon II X2 250

Price and performance details for the AMD Athlon II X2 250 can be found below. This is made using thousands of PerformanceTest benchmark results and is updated daily.

  • The first graph shows the relative performance of the CPU compared to the 10 other common (single) CPUs in terms of PassMark CPU Mark.
  • The 2nd graph shows the value for money, in terms of the CPUMark per dollar.
  • The pricing history data shows the price for a single Processor. For multiple Processors, multiply the price shown by the number of CPUs.

Is the AMD Athlon II X2 250 Good for Gaming?

This is a fairly old CPU that is no longer competitive with newer CPUs. [More ...]

AMD Athlon II X2 250

Description:

Class: Desktop

Socket: AM3

Clockspeed: 3.0 GHz

Cores: 2 Threads: 2

Typical TDP: 65 W

Cache per CPU Package:
L1 Instruction Cache: 2 x 64 KB
L1 Data Cache: 2 x 64 KB
L2 Cache: 2 x 1024 KB

Other names: AMD Athlon(tm) II X2 250 Processor, AMD Athlon(tm) II X2 250

CPU First Seen on Charts: Q2 2009

CPUmark/$Price: 29.18

Overall Rank: 3402

Last Price Change: $38.95 USD (2023-03-05)

Average CPU Mark
rating
1137

Single Thread Rating: 11772
Samples: 1745*
*Margin for error: Low



PerformanceTest V9
CPU Mark: 1,689
Thread: 985
2Single thread rating may be higher than the overall rating, thread performance is just one component of the CPU Mark.

CPU Test Suite Average Results for AMD Athlon II X2 250

Integer Math3,372 MOps/Sec
Floating Point Math2,541 MOps/Sec
Find Prime Numbers5 Million Primes/Sec
Random String Sorting3,151 Thousand Strings/Sec
Data Encryption298.5 MBytes/Sec
Data Compression24,914 KBytes/Sec
Physics102 Frames/Sec
Extended Instructions567 Million Matrices/Sec
Single Thread1,177 MOps/Sec
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 2nd of March 2024.

CPU Mark Distribution for AMD Athlon II X2 250

Submitted Baseline Distribution Graph as of 1st of March 2024
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 1st of March 2024.
For distribution graph only: Results are trimmed to exclude outliers by disregarding the bottom 1% and top 1% of submissions.

MerchantPricePurchase
Amazon.com$38.95 USDBuy Now!
NewEgg.comNACPU Not Available. See Other Models
BestBuy.comNACPU Not Available. See Other Models
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Pricing History


Machines with this CPU (or similar)

HP Compaq 6005 Pro - Athlon II X2 B24 3 GHz HP Compaq 6005 Pro - Athlon II X2 B24 3 GHz $148.00
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Dell Inspiron AMD Athlon II X2 250 3GHz Desktop PC | I570-8011BK Dell Inspiron AMD Athlon II X2 250 3GHz Desktop PC | I570-8011BK $668.00
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Last 5 Baselines for AMD Athlon II X2 250
Most recent listed first
Baseline CPU Mark
BL2037107 - Feb 29 2024
1361
BL2034163 - Feb 25 2024
1234
BL1994759 - Jan 12 2024
1339
BL1994456 - Jan 12 2024
1293
BL1971296 - Dec 16 2023
1296
Additional baselines can be obtained using Windows version of PerformanceTest's Manage Baselines feature.
Popular comparisons for AMD Athlon II X2 250
As of 2nd of March 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
AMD Athlon II X2 250
1,137
Intel Core2 Duo E8500 @ 3.16GHz vs AMD Athlon II X2 250
1,257 (+10.5%)
AMD Phenom II X2 550 vs AMD Athlon II X2 250
1,158 (+1.9%)
Intel Pentium E6500 @ 2.93GHz vs AMD Athlon II X2 250
1,135 (-0.2%)
AMD Athlon II X2 245 vs AMD Athlon II X2 250
1,093 (-3.9%)
Intel Pentium E6300 @ 2.80GHz vs AMD Athlon II X2 250
1,044 (-8.2%)
AMD Athlon 64 X2 Dual Core 6000+ vs AMD Athlon II X2 250
931 (-18.1%)
AMD Phenom II X2 545 vs AMD Athlon II X2 250
1,218 (+7.1%)
Intel Pentium E5700 @ 3.00GHz vs AMD Athlon II X2 250
1,079 (-5.1%)
AMD Athlon II X2 240e vs AMD Athlon II X2 250
1,002 (-11.8%)
Intel Core2 Duo E7200 @ 2.53GHz vs AMD Athlon II X2 250
1,001 (-11.9%)
Intel Core2 Duo E6700 @ 2.66GHz vs AMD Athlon II X2 250
990 (-12.9%)
Intel Pentium E5200 @ 2.50GHz vs AMD Athlon II X2 250
924 (-18.7%)

Is the AMD Athlon II X2 250 Good for Gaming?
As of 2nd of March 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Relative Gaming Score
AMD Ryzen 9 7900X3D
9,261
AMD Ryzen 7 7800X3D
9,073
Intel Core i9-13900KS
8,564
AMD Ryzen 9 7950X3D
8,409
Intel Core i9-14900F
8,270
Intel Core i9-14900K
8,176
Intel Core i9-14900KF
8,032
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X3D
7,863
Intel Core i9-13900K
7,796
AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 7945WX
7,602
Intel Core i7-14700K
7,543
Intel Core i7-13790F
7,532
AMD Athlon II X2 250
256