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AMD A10-5800B vs Intel Pentium E6300

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AMD A10-5800B advantages

  • More CPU cores on the A10-5800B help to process multiple simultaneous threads or tasks.
  • In multi-threaded applications, our estimates show that the processor has 75% better performance.
  • The A10-5800B supports SSE4.1 and SSE4.2 instructions.
  • Advanced Encryption Standard (AES) technology is supported by this CPU. These instructions provide hardware acceleration of AES encryption and decryption, and are beneficial if you need to protect your disk or network data.
  • The A10-5800B includes AVX, F16C, FMA3 and XOP instructions, introduced in the recent past. While these extensions are not extensively used in programs yet, their support should improve in future applications.
  • The processor has FMA4 instruction set extension enabled. The FMA4 technology is only available on AMD processors, thus not many software vendors may support it in the future.
  • Besides 4 CPU cores, the microprocessor embeds Radeon HD 7660D graphics unit. While this graphics is not powerful enough to run latest games at full resolution, it can be used for casual gaming and 3D apps.

Intel Pentium E6300 advantages

  • In single-threaded programs, the CPU is expected to be 7% faster.
  • Power consumption of the processor is lower.

A10-5800B vs E6300 estimated performance

The charts below demonstrate relative performance of A10-5800B and Pentium E6300 microprocessors. Performance numbers for Pentium E6300 were determined based on a variety of benchmarks. Results for A10-5800B were derived from test results of other CPUs with similar core and microarchitecture. Please note that the approximation has greater error of margin than results obtained using real-world tests. Also, this is an averaged performance, and the difference in individual benchmarks may be lower or higher than what you see in the charts below.
Single-threaded performance
2
1.6
1.2
0.8
0.4
0
 
 
1
 
1.07
 
 
Higher is better
Multi-threaded performance
2
1.6
1.2
0.8
0.4
0
 
 
1.75
 
1
 
 
Higher is better

  - AMD A10-5800B       - Intel Pentium E6300

A10-5800B vs E6300 specifications comparison

The graphs below show the difference between AMD A10-5800B and Intel Pentium E6300 most important characteristics. These features, as well as an IPC (instructions per cycle) number, determine how well a processor performs. The "Operating frequency" graph uses dark color to represent base frequency, whereas lighter area is for extra frequency, provided by Turbo feature.

The number of cores / threads
5
4
3
2
1
0
 
 
4
 
2
 
 
Higher is better
Operating frequency
5
4
3
2
1
0
 
 
4.2GHz
 
2.8GHz
 
 
Higher is better
Thermal Design Power
200
160
120
80
40
0
 
 
100W
 
65W
 
 
Lower is better
 

  - AMD A10-5800B       - Intel Pentium E6300

Please see the "Specifications" tab for detailed side by side comparison of A10-5800B vs E6300 specs.


Pros and Cons summary

A10-5800B Pentium E6300
General recommendations:
Much faster in multi-threaded programs,
More cores improve multi-threading performance,
Handles more simultaneous threads,
Features SSE4.1 / SSE4.2 / AVX / F16C / FMA3 / XOP instructions,
Integrates Radeon HD 7660D GPU
  General recommendations:
Insignificantly faster in single-threaded applications,
Needs less power

Drawbacks:

A bit slow in single-threaded applications,
Considerably higher power
 

Drawbacks:

Performs significantly worse in multi-threaded programs,
Has fewer CPU cores,
Cannot execute as many threads at once,
Does not support some instructions,
Comes without integrated graphics,
The socket is obsolete

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A10-5800B Pentium E6300
 

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Specifications

Please visit AMD A10-5800B and Intel Pentium E6300 pages for more detailed specifications of both microprocessors.

 AMD A10-5800BIntel Pentium E6300
Market segmentDesktop
ManufacturerAMDIntel
FamilyA10-SeriesPentium Dual-Core
Basic details
Model numberA10-5800BE6300
CPU part numberAD580BWOA44HJAT80571PH0722ML
Box part number BX80571E6300
BXC80571E6300
Introduction dateOctober 31, 2012May 10, 2009
 
CPU features
Core nameTrinityWolfdale
Platform nameVirgo 
MicroarchitecturePiledriverCore
Technology (micron)0.0320.045
Data width (bits)64
SocketSocket FM2Socket 775
Frequency (MHz)38002800
Turbo Frequency (MHz)4200 
Bus speed (MHz) 1066
Clock Multiplier 10.5
L1 cache128 KB (code) / 64 KB (data)64 KB (code) / 64 KB (data)
L2 cache (KB)40962048
Max temperature (°C)7474.1
TDP (Watt)10065
Max power dissipation (Watt) 98.89
Core voltage (V)0.825 - 1.4750.85 - 1.3625
Cores42
Threads42
Multiprocessing1
 
Instruction set extensions
AES / Advanced Encryption Standard+-
AMD64 / EM64T 64-bit technology+
AVX / Advanced Vector Extensions+-
BMI1 / Bit Manipulation+-
F16C / 16-bit Floating-Point conversion+-
FMA3 / 3-operand Fused Multiply-Add+-
FMA4 / 4-operand Fused Multiply-Add+-
MMX+
SSE+
SSE2+
SSE3+
SSE4.1+-
SSE4.2+-
SSSE3 / Supplemental SSE3+
XOP / eXtended Operations+-
 
Supported technologies
PowerNow! / Enhanced SpeedStep+
Turbo Core / Turbo Boost+-
Virtualization+
Virus Protection / Execute Disable bit+
 
Integrated Graphics
GPU TypeRadeon HD 7660DNone
 
Integrated Memory Controller(s)
The number of controllers10
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