AMD Phenom II P860 – Triple core processor
The AMD Phenom ii P860 is a triple core processor at a nominal clock frequency of 2.0 GHz. The Phenom ii P860 is bumps up the frequency of the Phenom ii P840, a 1.9 GHz part by 100 MHz. We should therefore expect a performance improvement of the order of 5% in the Phenom ii P860 as compared to the Phenom ii P840.
Key Facts at a glance about Triple core P860 processor
– Triple core processor, nominal clock frequency 2.0 GHz
– L2 Cache of 512 KB for each core ( total 1.5 MB cache)
– Integrated DDR3 Memory Controller.
– 1800 MHz HyperTransport Bus for communication with chipset
– 25 Watts TDP rating
Built with 45 nm technology, the Phenom ii P860, is housed in 638 pin micro-PGA package. The L1 cache consists of 64 KB of instruction and 64 KB of instruction and 64 KB of data cache for each of the three cores.
We do not have performance and benchmarking data at the time of writing. We do find some of the newer notebooks coming with this processor. The notebooks powered by the Phenom ii P860 have been priced around $800 at the time of writing.
HP’s Pavilion dv6-3240us – a 15.6 inch notebook with 4 GB DDR RAM is available at price under $800.
The Sony VAIO VPC-EE47FX/BJ is another notebook that we found powered by the Phenom ii P860.