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AMD Athlon II X2 260

Price and performance details for the AMD Athlon II X2 260 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 260 Good for Gaming?

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

AMD Athlon II X2 260

Description:

Class: Desktop

Socket: AM3

Clockspeed: 3.2 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 260 Processor, AMD Athlon(tm) X2 260 Processor, AMD Athlon(tm) II X2 260

CPU First Seen on Charts: Q3 2010

CPUmark/$Price: 91.34

Overall Rank: 3396

Last Price Change: $12.49 USD (2023-01-25)

Average CPU Mark
rating
1141

Single Thread Rating: 12412
Samples: 425*
*Margin for error: Low



PerformanceTest V9
CPU Mark: 1,820
Thread: 1,070
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 260

Integer Math3,308 MOps/Sec
Floating Point Math2,625 MOps/Sec
Find Prime Numbers5 Million Primes/Sec
Random String Sorting3,226 Thousand Strings/Sec
Data Encryption306.4 MBytes/Sec
Data Compression25,582 KBytes/Sec
Physics106 Frames/Sec
Extended Instructions557 Million Matrices/Sec
Single Thread1,241 MOps/Sec
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 28th of February 2024.

CPU Mark Distribution for AMD Athlon II X2 260

Submitted Baseline Distribution Graph as of 26th of February 2024
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 26th of February 2024.
For distribution graph only: Results are trimmed to exclude outliers by disregarding the bottom 1% and top 1% of submissions.

MerchantPricePurchase
Amazon.comNACPU Not Available. See Other Models
NewEgg.com$12.49 USDBuy Now!
BestBuy.comNACPU Not Available. See Other Models
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Pricing History


CPU Mark Relative to Top 10 Common Desktop CPUs
As of 28th of February 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i9-13900K
59,414
Intel Core i9-12900K
41,358
Intel Core i7-12700K
34,670
AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
22,589
Apple M1 Max 10 Core 3200 MHz
22,013
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
21,916
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
18,352
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
17,775
Apple M2 8 Core 3500 MHz
15,386
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
14,187
AMD Athlon II X2 260
1,141
CPU Value (CPU Mark / $Price )
As of 28th of February 2024 - Higher results represent better value
Processor CPU Mark / $Price
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
212.90
AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
153.70
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
140.12
Intel Core i9-12900K
117.16
Intel Core i9-13900K
104.24
AMD Athlon II X2 260
91.34
Intel Core i7-12700K
84.77
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
32.48
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
NA
Apple M2 8 Core 3500 MHz
NA
Apple M1 Max 10 Core 3200 MHz
NA
Single Thread Rating
As of 28th of February 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average Thread Rating
Intel Core i9-13900K
4,642
Intel Core i9-12900K
4,176
Intel Core i7-12700K
4,040
Apple M2 8 Core 3500 MHz
3,933
Apple M1 Max 10 Core 3200 MHz
3,840
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
3,705
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
3,360
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
2,933
AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
2,661
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
2,568
AMD Athlon II X2 260
1,241
Last 5 Baselines for AMD Athlon II X2 260
Most recent listed first
Baseline CPU Mark
BL1905656 - Sep 17 2023
1340
BL1854933 - Jul 07 2023
1398
BL1851652 - Jul 02 2023
1338
BL1807314 - Apr 30 2023
1298
BL1805436 - Apr 28 2023
1316
Additional baselines can be obtained using Windows version of PerformanceTest's Manage Baselines feature.
Popular comparisons for AMD Athlon II X2 260
As of 28th of February 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
AMD Athlon II X2 260
1,141
AMD Phenom II X2 555 vs AMD Athlon II X2 260
1,318 (+15.5%)
AMD Athlon II X2 255 vs AMD Athlon II X2 260
1,170 (+2.5%)
AMD Athlon II X2 265 vs AMD Athlon II X2 260
1,265 (+10.9%)
Intel Core2 Duo E6750 @ 2.66GHz vs AMD Athlon II X2 260
1,013 (-11.2%)
Intel Core2 Duo E6550 @ 2.33GHz vs AMD Athlon II X2 260
889 (-22.1%)
Intel Pentium G620 @ 2.60GHz vs AMD Athlon II X2 260
1,218 (+6.8%)
AMD Athlon II X2 270 vs AMD Athlon II X2 260
1,289 (+13.0%)
Intel Celeron G540 @ 2.50GHz vs AMD Athlon II X2 260
1,172 (+2.7%)
Intel Celeron E3500 @ 2.70GHz vs AMD Athlon II X2 260
935 (-18.0%)
Intel Pentium E5700 @ 3.00GHz vs AMD Athlon II X2 260
1,076 (-5.7%)
Intel Pentium E5500 @ 2.80GHz vs AMD Athlon II X2 260
1,025 (-10.2%)
AMD Athlon 7550 Dual-Core vs AMD Athlon II X2 260
900 (-21.1%)

Is the AMD Athlon II X2 260 Good for Gaming?
As of 28th of February 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Relative Gaming Score
AMD Ryzen 9 7900X3D
9,261
AMD Ryzen 7 7800X3D
9,074
Intel Core i9-13900KS
8,561
AMD Ryzen 9 7950X3D
8,409
Intel Core i9-14900F
8,270
Intel Core i9-14900K
8,181
Intel Core i9-14900KF
8,028
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X3D
7,863
Intel Core i9-13900K
7,797
AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 7945WX
7,602
Intel Core i7-14700K
7,538
Intel Core i7-13790F
7,532
AMD Athlon II X2 260
267