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 10/11/2006 05:57 AM
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JimmyJOe
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Hi all!

In this thread I will review my Acer Aspire`s 5101 CPU. I found very little information on this new Turion before buying it so I hope this will help all of you who consider purchasing a lappy equiped with this processor.

Info:
CPU-Z shows this values:
Name: AMD Turion 64 Mobile ML-36
Code Name: Taylor Brand ID: 2
Package: Socket S1 (638)
Technology: 90 mm Voltage: 0.950-1.150 (depending on power saving mode)
Specification: AMD Turion™ 64 Mobile Technology MK-36
Family: F Model: C Stepping: 2
Ext. Family: F Ext. Model: 4C Revision: DH-F2
Instructions: MMX(+); 3DNow! (+); SSE; SSE2; SSE3; x86-64
L1 = 64 + 64
L2 = 512 KB

Bus Speed: 200 Mhz
Multiplier: 4, 9 or 10
HT Link: 800 Mhz

Temperature:
Using Speedfan:


Full speed/full load - temperature tops out at 62 C
Idle (800 Mhz) - 40 - 42 C

Performance:

PCMark 05 - CPU Score 2848
Sisoft Sandra 2007:
Arithmetic: Dhrystone ALU 7211 MIPS/ Whetstone iSSE3 6095 MFLOPS
Multimedia: Integer x4 iSSE 18699 it/s / floating/point x4 iSSE2 20321 it/s
Memory Bandwith (only one stick 512 MB - 64 MB for graphic): Int 3493 MB/s / Float 3507 MB/s
Super Pi: 1M - 48 s; 2M - 1m46s; 4M - 4m12s; 8M-8m54s.


Heat and Noise:
This is the coolest CPU I have ever seen. Even tough the fan is almost always on you have to put you ear on the air exhaust to hear it when the CPU runs at 800 MHz. If you run CPU intensive applications the fan becomes a very little louder, but still it`s not louder than typing on keyboard. It`s not annoying even in an absolutely silent room.

Battery:
Here comes to play the entire system, not just the CPU. This lappy comes with a 6 cell 4000 mAh battery so don`t go on long journes with it. Running Boinc Manager which uses the CPU 100 % I get some 70~80 mins., watching DVD 2h~2h15min.; watching divx from HDD 2h20min.;just iddle screen brightnes at 50 % makes 3h.
 10/11/2006 08:53 AM
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Originally posted by: JimmyJoe
Hi all!

In this thread I will review my Acer Aspire`s 5101 CPU. I found very little information on this new Turion before buying it so I hope this will help all of you who consider purchasing a lappy equiped with this processor.

Info:
CPU-Z shows this values:
Name: AMD Turion 64 Mobile ML-36
Code Name: Taylor Brand ID: 2
Package: Socket S1 (638)
Technology: 90 mm Voltage: 0.950-1.150 (depending on power saving mode)
Specification: AMD Turion™ 64 Mobile Technology MK-36
Family: F Model: C Stepping: 2
Ext. Family: F Ext. Model: 4C Revision: DH-F2
Instructions: MMX(+); 3DNow! (+); SSE; SSE2; SSE3; x86-64
L1 = 64 + 64
L2 = 512 KB

Bus Speed: 200 Mhz
Multiplier: 4, 9 or 10
HT Link: 800 Mhz

Temperature:
Using Speedfan:


Full speed/full load - temperature tops out at 62 C
Idle (800 Mhz) - 40 - 42 C

Performance:

PCMark 05 - CPU Score 2848
Sisoft Sandra 2007:
Arithmetic: Dhrystone ALU 7211 MIPS/ Whetstone iSSE3 6095 MFLOPS
Multimedia: Integer x4 iSSE 18699 it/s / floating/point x4 iSSE2 20321 it/s
Memory Bandwith (only one stick 512 MB - 64 MB for graphic): Int 3493 MB/s / Float 3507 MB/s
Super Pi: 1M - 48 s; 2M - 1m46s; 4M - 4m12s; 8M-8m54s.
Heat and Noise:
This is the coolest CPU I have ever seen. Even tough the fan is almost always on you have to put you ear on the air exhaust to hear it when the CPU runs at 800 MHz. If you run CPU intensive applications the fan becomes a very little louder, but still it`s not louder than typing on keyboard. It`s not annoying even in an absolutely silent room.

Battery:
Here comes to play the entire system, not just the CPU. This lappy comes with a 6 cell 4000 mAh battery so don`t go on long journes with it. Running Boinc Manager which uses the CPU 100 % I get some 70~80 mins., watching DVD 2h~2h15min.; watching divx from HDD 2h20min.;just iddle screen brightnes at 50 % makes 3h.




Got one of them acer's and i ran vista premium and it was brilliant. i wonder if i got the x2 5102 aspire if it makes a bigger difference or not. still am happy with it /wub.gif" style="vertical-align:middle" emoid=":wub:" border="0" alt="wub.gif" />
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