Average Bench: 17.3% (1358th of 1363)

Based on 275 user benchmarks.  Device: BFE9FBFF000106C2 Models: Intel(R) Atom(TM) CPU Z520 @ 1.33GHz, Intel(R) Atom(TM) CPU Z520 @ 1.33GHz
Poor: 7%Average: 17.3% Great: 33%
Gaming
Gaming 17%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 18%
Surfboard
Workstation
Workstation 11%
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Popular builds with this CPU

Terrible average bench

The Intel Atom Z520 averaged 82.6% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. Memory Latency 33.6Pts
Avg. Single Core Speed 4.64Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Atom Z520 is 25.5%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Atom Z520 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Speed 8.6Pts
Avg. Octa Core Speed 8.39Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 275 samples)
Min Avg Max
13.4 Memory 33.6 65.7
2.18 1-Core 4.64 5.82
4.06 2-Core 7.84 9.6
13.2% 15.4 Pts
Min Avg Max
4.8 4-Core 8.13 9.62
5.58 8-Core 8.39 9.8
1.1% 8.26 Pts
Min Avg Max
6.3 64-Core 8.6 10.2
0.5% 8.6 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
N/A, 1 CPU, 1 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 1.35 GHz
Memory 34.5
1-Core 5.5
2-Core 9
14% 16.3 Pts
4-Core 9
8-Core 9
1% 9 Pts
64-Core 9.2
1% 9.2 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 1 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 1.35 GHz
Memory 30.2
1-Core 5.4
2-Core 8.4
12% 14.7 Pts
4-Core 8.8
8-Core 8.9
1% 8.85 Pts
64-Core 8.9
1% 8.9 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 1 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 1.35 GHz, turbo 1.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 24.1
1-Core 3.5
2-Core 8.1
10% 11.9 Pts
4-Core 7.6
8-Core 8.1
1% 7.85 Pts
64-Core 7.1
0% 7.1 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 1 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 1.35 GHz
Memory 23.2
1-Core 3.1
2-Core 6.8
9% 11 Pts
4-Core 6.8
8-Core 6.5
1% 6.65 Pts
64-Core 7.3
0% 7.3 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 1 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 1.35 GHz
Memory 22.1
1-Core 4.3
2-Core 8.7
9% 11.7 Pts
4-Core 8.7
8-Core 8.9
1% 8.8 Pts
64-Core 9
1% 9 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 55,526,699 CPUs tested.

Typical Atom Z520 Builds (Compare 1 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 0%
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Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Atom™ Processor Z520 (512K Cache, 1.33 GHz, 533 MHz FSB)
Code NameSilverthorne
Launch DateQ2'08
Processor NumberZ520
# of Cores1
Cache512 KB L2
Instruction Set32-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE2, SSE3, SSSE3
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography45 nm
VID Voltage Range0.75-1.1V
Recommended PriceN/A
Clock Speed1.33 GHz
Bus Speed533 MHz FSB
Max TDP2 W
Scenario Design Power0.96 W
FSB ParityNo

Advanced Technologies

Virtualization Tech (VT-x)Yes
Intel 64No
Idle StatesYes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® TechYes
Thermal Monitoring TechnologiesYes
Turbo Boost TechNo
Hyper-Threading TechYes
Virtualization for Directed I/O (VT-d)No
Demand Based SwitchingYes

Package

Package Size13mm x 14mm
Sockets SupportedPBGA441
Processing Die Size26 mm2
# of Processing Die Transistors47 million

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
Trusted Execution TechNo

 Comments

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Terrible

2 years ago.

such power much good tdp many performance wow


Terrible

2 years ago.

Can play any game i want to and mostly at 1000fps.The best intel processor of this decade


Poor

22 months ago.

love it used for 10 year, i will never upgrade


Excellent

3 years ago.

Can run Minesweeper at million of FPS. Guess what happened next?


Poor

18 months ago.

Better than 8700K, every game on 2000FPS + and with no GPU, juts the CPU


Excellent

2 years ago.

FASTEST CPU I HAVE EVER HAD 10/10!


Excellent

4 years ago.

Better than ryzen and i9 combined. Will play any game 240 fps, 8k without aa single graphics card and only 512mb of ram. Highly recomend. Roblox fror the win


Terrible

2 years ago.

The worst CPU ever. I suggest you build a PC with this and the worst GPU, SSD, HDD and RAM.


Excellent

2 years ago.

This CPU deserves to be put as the mock irony for the fastest CPU ever! Wish you were joking lol.


Excellent

2 years ago.

I heard it will run CP2077 at 360Hz at 4K with a 2080 Ti!


Excellent

4 years ago.

Was able to get 20k CB on cinebench with this bad boy


Good

3 years ago.

Fortnight gg/


Terrible

1 month ago.

found laptop with this cpu at a garage sale, i bought it and the performance was soooo powerful! the gma 500 that comes with it runs cyberpunk.jpg at 69420fps. best gaming pair ever!


Excellent

4 years ago.

I used it on my 16K setup along with a Nvidia GeForce 6150SE nForce 430 and got 250 FPS.


Poor

3 years ago.

It's a little slow


Terrible

2 years ago.

Much less energy efficient.


Terrible

15 months ago.

LOL! Name any modern CPU and it will kick this Atom processor.


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