AMD Phenom II X2 B53 vs Intel Celeron G540

Physical Specifications

Socket AMD Socket AM3 Intel Socket 1155
Process size 45 nm 32 nm
Transistors 758 million 504 million
Die size 258 mm² 131 mm²
Package µPGA FC-LGA10
Foundry Intel

Performance

Frequency 2.8 GHz 2.5 GHz
Turbo clock
Base clock 200 MHz 100 MHz
Multiplier 14.0x 25.0x
Multiplier unlocked No No
Voltage 1.425 V
TDP 80 W 65 W

Architecture Details

Vertical Segment Desktop Desktop
Production status End-of-life End-of-life
Release date Oct 1st, 2009 Sep 4th, 2011
Codename Callisto Sandy Bridge
Generation Phenom II X2 Celeron
Part HDXB53WFK2DGM SR05J
Memory support DDR3 Dual-channel DDR3 Dual-channel
ECC memory No No
PCI Express Gen 2 Gen 3, 16 Lanes(CPU only)

Cores

Total Cores 2 2
Total Threads 2 2
SMP # CPUs 1 1
Integrated graphics Intel HD (Sandy Bridge)

Cache

Cache L1 128K (per core) 64K (per core)
Cache L2 512K (per core) 256K (per core)
Cache L3 6MB (shared) 2MB (shared)

Notes

Notes AMD Business Class processor, availability guaranteed for 24 months after release.

Features & Technologies

3DNow! Yes
AMD-V Yes
AMD64 Yes
EIST Yes
Intel 64 Yes
MMX Yes Yes
NX bit Yes
SSE Yes Yes
SSE2 Yes Yes
SSE3 Yes Yes
SSE4.1 Yes
SSE4.2 Yes
SSE4A Yes
SSSE3 Yes
Smart Cache Yes
VT-x Yes
XD bit Yes

Compare

Sysrqmts browser extension icon
Stop overpaying for PC games!
See cheapest prices in Steam store with our browser extension.