Turion 64 is based on Athlon 64's architecture, and the main difference between Turion 64 and Athlon 64 Mobile is
the power consumption, which is lower on Turion 64: Athlon 64 Mobile dissipates 65 W while Turion 64 dissipates only
35 W (ML models) or 25 W (MT models). Another difference between them is the amount of L2 cache, which is always of 1 MB
on Athlon 64 Mobile, while Turion 64 can have a L2 memory cache of 512 KB or 1 MB, depending on the model
In addition - Athlon was developed mainly for desktop and turion for laptops Answer
Overall Athlon range is economy version and has less performance compared to Turion which are relatively high end processors. Although initially Athlon name was used only for desktop processors, later both Turion and Athlon brands have been used for dual core processors designed for notebook computers. Turion 64 X2 Dual-Core processor family is AMD's most advanced family of dual-core processors made for mobility to date. Athlon 64 X2 Dual-Core processor family is a more affordable relatively lower performance range of processors for notebook PCs. Exact specification and performance numbers depends on the model number of the processor in respective families.
- Neeraj Sharma
Yes, You are right neeraj, i agree with your answer.
AMD Athlon and Turion are both AMD dual core mobile processors that are used in laptops now. They are both equally good however the Athlon gets better reviews.
depends what its in the turion is a mobile processor so if ur gettin a laptop get the turion, if ur gettin a desktop get the athlon
Most likely not, unless its a Socket 754.
turion x2 dual core is more efficient and good for laptop computers because it conserves energy use by the laptop battery while athlon x2 dual core not but athlon x2 is more on speed and gaming requirements
[quote] AMD turion 64 x2 is better than amd athlon 64 x2 if you want good graphics, gaming and small computing [/quote] actually, no its not. The Athlon 64 X2 is a much better processor in terms of performance. the only benefit that the turion has is that it can conserve battery power better in a laptop. generally speaking you will find turion processors in laptops, and athlons in desktops. if you can find a laptop with an athlon i would suggest you get that over a turion if you are not concerned about battery life and more about performance. :D
Yes. AMD Turion is made for moblie/laptop copmputers. AMD Athlon has had mobile versions, but most of them are made for desktop computers. AMD Turion CPUs put out less heat than AMD Athlons (at the same speed) and there are some motherboards that do support them, but not all. If you want the CPU for a dektop computer, unless you know that the Turion is supported, Athlon is the CPU you want. Almost all laptops are sold 'preassembled' and as such you have no choice of what CPU is in the box (apart from the model/speed chosen).
AnswerThe primary difference between the Athlon series of processors, and the Turion series of processors (which are based on the Athlons) is that the Turion processors are designed for mobile platforms (like laptops) and consume less energy dissipating between 25 Watts (the MT series) and 35 Watts (the ML) and between 31 and 35 Watts for the TL series.The Athlon processors dissipate on average around twice that much power, although some of the specific Athlon Mobile processors have power dissipation levels similar to the Turions.Both processors come with L2 Caches of 512KB at the lower end up to 1024KB at the higher end, and processing speeds are comparable between the series.
Well, an Athlon is designed for a desktop, thus producing more heat. Turion is made for a laptop, less heat and more battery. Although an Athlon is slightly faster, it with have a low battery.
In this case, the 75. But if you find a Athlon x2 QL-65, that is faster.
Amd is just awesome then intel.
Intel core 2 duo Intel atom amd athlon amd turion Intel core i7 amd opteron Intel xeon to name a few
No doubt that amd turion x2 is better than athlon x2. So, I would suggest you to go for turion. But I want to know if core 2 duo is better than the turion x2. Any suggestions.
The AMD Athlon 64 supports 64-bit addressing, while the AMD Athlon uses only 32-bit addressing. 64-bit addressing allows the processor to access more than 4 GB of RAM, which is increasingly important as applications become more memory hungry.
The AMD Athlon is a line of 32-bit microprocessors manufactured by AMD between 199 and 2005. The "Athlon" brand name is continued in other 32-bit and 64-bit processors, such as the Athlon XP, Athlon 64, and Athlon 64 X2.
The Turion series is designed for laptops, and thus consumes less power while producing less heat, the Athlon series is a desktop class processor, and thus consumes more power and produces more heat. For a laptop, I would recommend the Turion, but the Athlon will be slightly faster at the expense of very poor battery life.
It will depend on the exact processor model number. There are many processors in Turion and Core2Duo series with varying specifications. Core2Duo processors with similar specs outperforms Turion and Athlon in most benchmarks. AMD processors are overall cheaper. - Neeraj Sharma
No. The eMachines e627 will only physically accept an S1 socket processor. The Athlon X2 is an AM2 socket processor. You will need to go with an AMD Turion X2. And even then some Turion X2 processors may not be supported by the BIOS. The AMD Turion X2 TL-50 should be supported and should be free of heat issues as the dual core version of this laptop was shipped with this processor. I have read of users successfully upgrading to the AMD Turion X2 TL-58 and TL-64 without issue. However, that is not first hand knowledge on my part. I have the same laptop with the single core TL-20 and am about to upgrade to the TL-64.
I use AMD Athlon everytime I use my PC that I built with the AMD Athlon II X3 450, and I also use AMD Athlon everytime I use my sister's Toshiba Satellite Laptop, or my mom's Compaq laptop. So in short, I use AMD Athlon whenever I'm using a computer that runs off an AMD Athlon which, by the way, are many.
The fastest "classic" Athlon is the Athlon 1400C. The fastest 32-bit Athlon is probably the Athlon XP 3200+.The fastest processor with the Athlon name is probably the AMD Athlon 64 FX-74.
ATHLON II is the newer processor
Intel offers Pentium Pro, Pentium II, Celeron, Pentium II Xeon, Pentium III, Pentium II and III Xeon, Celeron with Pentium III Based, Pentium 4, Pentium M, Intel Core, Dual Core Xeon LV, Intel Pentium Dual Core, Intel Core 2. Pentium Duo, Pentium Dual Core, Core 2 Quad, Intel Pentuim 2 Dual Core PrAMD processors include AMD Athlon, AMD Athlon 64, AMD Athlon X2, AMD Athlon Xp, AMD Duron, AMD Sempron, AMD Turion, MD Opteron and AMD Phenom 1.