AMD A4-5300 vs Intel Core i5-3350P

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AMD A4-5300 advantages



AMD A4-5300
  • The AMD A4-5300 features FMA3 and XOP instructions. These extensions are not extensively used by programs yet, but their support should improve in future apps.
  • This microprocessor has FMA4 instruction set extension enabled. The FMA4 technology is only available on AMD microprocessors, therefore it may not get broad support from software vendors.
  • Like many modern CPUs, the A4-5300 has integrated Graphics Processing Unit. While this GPU is not powerful enough to run latest games at full resolution, it can be used for casual gaming and 3D applications.
  • Power consumption of the A4-5300 processor is better.
  • Based on current official prices, the AMD A4-5300 is 73% cheaper.
  • The CPU has 136% better price/performance ratio than the Intel Core i5-3350P processor.

Intel Core i5-3350P advantages



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  • In single-threaded tasks, the microprocessor is about 49% faster.
  • Multi-threaded performance of the processor is higher.
  • The i5-3350P performs 76% better in memory-intensive applications.
  • Graphics performance of the Intel Core i5-3350P is higher.

A4-5300 vs i5-3350P performance comparison

The charts show performance of A4-5300 and Core i5-3350P processors in different kinds of tasks. To calculate displayed numbers we averaged results for a few benchmarks for each specific program type. As a result, the shown results may differ from results, that you may see in individual tests. The 'Overall performance' calculates an average of all-around performance benchmarks, and benchmarks, specific to each task type. The 'Price-performance ratio' shows how much more performance you will get per dollar spent. This chart does not take into account the cost of other system components.
Single-threaded performance
2
1.6
1.2
0.8
0.4
0
 
 
1
 
1.49
 
 
Higher is better
Multi-threaded performance
4
3.2
2.4
1.6
0.8
0
 
 
1
 
3.17
 
 
Higher is better
Memory-intensive applications
2
1.6
1.2
0.8
0.4
0
 
 
1
 
1.76
 
 
Higher is better
Discrete Graphics performance
2
1.6
1.2
0.8
0.4
0
 
 
1
 
1.1
 
 
Higher is better
Overall performance
2
1.6
1.2
0.8
0.4
0
 
 
1
 
1.6
 
 
Higher is better
Price / performance ratio
3
2.4
1.8
1.2
0.6
0
 
 
2.36
 
1
 
 
Higher is better

  - AMD A4-5300       - Intel Core i5-3350P

Please see the "Benchmarks" tab for complete list of benchmarks, showing difference in performance between A4-5300 and Intel i5-3350P in various types of applications.


A4-5300 vs i5-3350P power consumption and price comparison

Thermal Design Power
80
64
48
32
16
0
 
 
65W
 
69W
 
 
Lower is better
Current official price
200
160
120
80
40
0
 
 
$47
 
$177
 
 
Lower is better

Detailed side by side comparison of AMD A4-5300 vs Intel i5-3350P specs can be found in the "Specifications" tab. Much more detailed comparison of internal features of both microprocessors is located in the "CPUIDs" tab.


Pros and Cons summary

A4-5300 Core i5-3350P
General recommendations:
Supports FMA3 / XOP instructions,
Includes Radeon HD 7480D graphics,
A bit lower power,
Much cheaper,
Considerably better price / performance ratio
  General recommendations:
Performs considerably faster in all task types,
Somewhat better graphics performance

Drawbacks:

Slow,
Performs somewhat worse in graphics programs and games
 

Drawbacks:

Does not support some instructions,
No on-chip GPU,
Needs insignificantly more power,
Much higher official price,
Significantly worse price / performance ratio

Similar processors

A4-5300 Core i5-3350P
 

Similar CPUs use the same socket and architecture as AMD A4-5300 and Core i5-3350P, however their performance and other characteristics are a bit different.

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Specifications

Please visit AMD A4-5300 and Intel Core i5-3350P pages for more complete specifications of both microprocessors.

 AMD A4-5300Intel Core i5-3350P
Market segmentDesktop
ManufacturerAMDIntel
FamilyA4-SeriesCore i5
Basic details
Model numberA4-5300i5-3350P
CPU part numberAD5300OKA23HJCM8063701392600
CM8063701280602
CM8063701280701
Box part numberAD5300OKHJBOXBX80637I53350P
BXC80637I53350P
Introduction dateOctober 2, 2012September 2, 2012
Current official price$47 (as of Jan 2014)$177 (as of Sep 2013)
 
CPU features
Core nameTrinityIvy Bridge
Platform nameVirgo 
MicroarchitecturePiledriverIvy Bridge
Technology (micron)0.0320.022
Data width (bits)64
SocketSocket FM2Socket 1155
Frequency (MHz)34003100
Turbo Frequency (MHz)36003300 / 3300 / 3200 / -
Clock Multiplier 31
L1 cache64 KB (code) / 32 KB (data)128 KB (code) / 128 KB (data)
L2 cache (KB)1024
L3 cache (KB) 6144
Max temperature (°C)70 
TDP (Watt)6569
Core voltage (V)0.825 - 1.475 
Cores24
Threads24
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 7480DNone
 
Integrated Memory Controller(s)
The number of controllers1
Memory channels2
Supported memoryDDR3-1600
Notes:

Rows with different specifications or features are highlighted.

For detailed specifications of "AMD A4-5300" or "Intel Core i5-3350P" parts please click on the links in the table header.

Benchmarks

System setup

Below is a partial set of AMD A4-5300 and Intel Core i5-3350P benchmarks from our CPU benchmark database. The former processor was tested on ASRock FM2A75 Pro4-M motherboard with 4GB dual-channel Crucial BallistixPC3-14900 (DDR3-1866) memory, and MSI R6670 1GB GDDR5 (ATI Radeon). The latter processor was tested on ASUS P8P67 motherboard, that had 2 GB dual-channel Corsair TR3X3G1600C9 DDR3 memory, and MSI R6670 1GB GDDR5 (ATI Radeon) graphics. For different system configurations please see tests of A4-5300 and Intel Core i5-3350P CPUs in our benchmark database.

All tests were performed at default frequency and voltage, using manufacturer's stock fan/heatsink. None of the components were overclocked. Motherboard BIOS options were left at default settings.

The results of all benchmarks are broken into four categories: multi-threaded, single-threaded, memory intensive and graphics / gaming.


A4-5300 vs Intel Core i5-3350P single-threaded benchmarks

Single-threaded benchmarks run on a single CPU core, and do not depend on such features as the number of cores, or Hyper-Threading technology. Additionally, they do not utilize on-chip caches, dedicated to other cores.


    AMD A4-5300           Intel Core i5-3350P

3DMark03 CPU score benchmark

Uses DirectX software vertex shader to run Wings of Fury and Trolls' Lair games, and calculates a 3DMark03 CPU score based on averaged number of frames per second, achieved by the CPU/GPU combination.
100%
58.3%

CINEBENCH R10 CPU score (1 core) benchmark

Measures performance of a single-core rendering of a photo-realistic 3D image using CINEMA 4D software engine.
100%
58.1%

FLAC encoding - single process benchmark

Reports the number of songs, converted by a single CPU core from WAV to FLAC format using the best possible compression.
100%
78.5%

H.264 video encoding - single process benchmark

Measures the number of frames, converted by one CPU thread from MPEG2 format to H.264 format using high quality settings.
100%
79.7%

LAME MP3 encoding - single process benchmark

Reports the number of MP3 songs, encoded by one CPU core per one minute.
100%
67.3%

    AMD A4-5300           Intel Core i5-3350P

PCMark2002 CPU score benchmark

100%
71.1%

Super PI (1M) benchmark

Measures time, required to calculate the first 1 million digits after the decimal point in the number Pi.
100%
40.5%

XVid video encoding - single process benchmark

Reports how many frames per second can be transcoded by a single CPU core from MPEG2 to XVid (MPEG4) format, utilizing single-pass conversion method.
100%
79.6%


A4-5300 vs Intel Core i5-3350P multi-threaded benchmarks

Multi-threaded benchmarks utilize all CPU cores and other on-chip resources (on-chip caches, internal buffers, etc). Intel's Hyper-Threading feature also helps to improve multi-threading performance.


    AMD A4-5300           Intel Core i5-3350P

3DMark06 CPU score benchmark

Estimates processor performance based on how fast it runs such CPU-intensive code as game logic, physics and pathfinding AI. The test requires DirectX 9.0.
100%
38.0%

Apache web server - dynamic pages benchmark

Shows an average number of dynamic HTML pages served per second by local instance of Apache 1.3.41 web server. The test has much greater error margin than other tests.
100%
52.8%

Apache web server - static pages benchmark

Shows an average number of very simple static HTML pages served per second by local Apache 1.3.41 web server. The test has much greater error margin than other tests.
100%
29.6%

Blowfish encryption benchmark

Reports encryption speed of pre-defined 32KB text block. The data is encrypted using Blowfish algorithm.
100%
25.1%

CINEBENCH R10 CPU score benchmark

Measures performance of multi-core rendering of a photo-realistic 3D image using CINEMA 4D software engine.
100%
27.0%

    AMD A4-5300           Intel Core i5-3350P

CINEBENCH R10 render time (seconds) benchmark

Measures time taken to render a photo-realistic 3D image using CINEMA 4D software engine.
100%
27.1%

CrystalMark ALU benchmark

100%
33.2%

CrystalMark FPU benchmark

100%
29.3%

Euler3D benchmark

100%
28.5%

FLAC encoding - multiple processes benchmark

Reports the number of songs, converted from WAV to FLAC format by all CPU cores using the best possible compression.
100%
29.3%

    AMD A4-5300           Intel Core i5-3350P

Fritz Chess Benchmark benchmark

100%
32.2%

H.264 video encoding - multiple processes benchmark

Measures the number of frames, converted by all logical processors from MPEG2 format to H.264 format using single-pass method and high quality settings.
100%
31.0%

H.264 video encoding - multithreaded benchmark

Measures the number of frames, converted by all logical processors from MPEG2 format to H.264 format using multi-threading system calls, dual-pass method and high quality settings.
100%
43.4%

LAME MP3 encoding - multiple processes benchmark

Reports the number of MP3 songs, encoded by all CPU cores per one minute.
100%
27.0%

MySQL 5.0.96 - selecting data benchmark

Shows sustained number of SQL requests per second served by local instance of MySQL server v5.0.96. This test scales well with the number of CPU cores.
100%
31.6%

    AMD A4-5300           Intel Core i5-3350P

PCMark05 CPU score benchmark

100%
56.8%

PCMark05 score benchmark

100%
66.9%

Sandra Dhrystone (MIPS) benchmark

Runs Dhrystone test on all cores, and reports estimated integer performance in MIPS (Millions of Instructions Per Second).
100%
25.3%

Sandra MultiMedia Floating Point (it/s) benchmark

100%
33.6%

Sandra MultiMedia Integer (it/s) benchmark

100%
42.8%

    AMD A4-5300           Intel Core i5-3350P

Sandra Whetstone (MFLOPS) benchmark

Runs Whetstone test on all cores, and reports estimated floating-point performance in MFLOPS (Millions of Floating-Point Operations Per Second).
100%
23.8%

Sandra Whetstone SSE2 (MFLOPS) benchmark

Runs SSE2-enabled Whetstone test on all cores, and reports estimated floating-point performance in MFLOPS (Millions of Floating-Point Operations Per Second).
100%
30.6%

XVid video encoding - multiple processes benchmark

Reports how many frames per second can be transcoded by all CPU cores from MPEG2 to XVid (MPEG4) format, utilizing single-pass conversion method.
100%
32.5%

wPrime v1.55 (32M) benchmark

wPrime benchmark measures time taken to calculate square roots of numbers from 1 to 33554431.
100%
26.4%


A4-5300 vs Intel Core i5-3350P graphics benchmarks

Graphics benchmarks depend on the type of integrated or discrete graphics adapter, and to less extent on the processor performance. Because these benchmarks are synthetic, they may not truly represent gaming performance. However, they still can be used to estimate whether one processor will perform faster or slower than another CPU in games and other 3D tasks.


    AMD A4-5300           Intel Core i5-3350P

3DMark03 game score benchmark

Measures graphics and 3D game performance of discrete and integrated GPUs using 4 different game simulations, that have varying level of DirectX support from version 7 to version 9.
100%
94.2%

3DMark06 3DMark score benchmark

Measures 3D graphics and game performance of CPU/GPU combination by running 4 game simulations, that make extensive use of DirectX 9.0/9.0C capabilities.
100%
81.6%

3DMark2001 score benchmark

Runs a series of game simulations and feature tests to measure graphics and 3D game performance of discrete and integrated GPUs. It utilizes a single CPU core, and it is compatible with DirectX 8 and later APIs.
100%
62.9%

CINEBENCH R10 OpenGL score benchmark

100%
72.2%

PCMark05 Graphics score benchmark

100%
95.9%


A4-5300 vs Intel Core i5-3350P memory performance

Memory-intensive tests or programs move large amounts of data to/from memory, and they depend more on memory throughput and the size of on-chip caches, rather than on CPU integer/FP/SIMD performance.


    AMD A4-5300           Intel Core i5-3350P

7Zip compressing/decompressing speed benchmark

100%
37.9%

7Zip compressing/decompressing speed (1 thread) benchmark

100%
74.3%

CrystalMark Memory benchmark

100%
39.2%

PCMark05 Memory score benchmark

100%
63.6%

PCMark2002 Memory score benchmark

100%
40.4%

    AMD A4-5300           Intel Core i5-3350P

WinRAR compressing/decompressing speed benchmark

100%
50.4%

CPUIDs

The table below compares two random CPUID records for AMD A4-5300 and Intel Core i5-3350P microprocessors, that were submitted to our CPUID database. Please note that different steppings of Intel processors, identified by S-spec numbers or CPUID, may have slightly different features. For that reason the comparison table below only applies to CPUs with specific S-Spec number / CPUID.

  CPUID 1 CPUID 2
ManufacturerAMDIntel
CPU FamilyA4-SeriesCore i5
Model / Processor NumberA4-5300i5-3350P
Frequency3393 MHz3110 MHz
CWID version0.40.5
Part numberAD5300OKA23HJCM8063701392600
S-Spec / Stepping CodeGA 1219PNTSR0WS
 
General information
VendorAuthenticAMDGenuineIntel
Processor name (BIOS)AMD A4-5300 APU with Radeon(tm) HD Graphics Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-3350P CPU @ 3.10GHz
Processor name (CWID)AMD Turion(tm) X2 Ultra Dual-Core Mobile ZM-00 
Cores24
Compute units1 
Logical processors24
Processor typeOriginal OEM Processor
Core steppingTN-A1 
CPUID signature610F01306A9
Family21 (015h) 6 (06h)
Model16 (010h)58 (03Ah)
Stepping 1 (01h) 9 (09h)
SocketFM2 
TLB/Cache details 64-byte Prefetching
Data TLB0: 2-MB or 4-MB pages, 4-way set associative, 32 entries
Data TLB: 4-KB Pages, 4-way set associative, 64 entries
Instruction TLB: 4-KB Pages, 4-way set associative, 128 entries
L2 TLB: 1-MB, 4-way set associative, 64-byte line size
Shared 2nd-level TLB: 4 KB pages, 4-way set associative, 512 entries
 
Cache
L1 data: Associativity4-way set associative8-way set associative
L1 data: Comments Direct-mapped
L1 data: Line size64 bytes
L1 data: Lines per tag1 
L1 data: Size2 x 16 KB4 x 32 KB
L1 instruction: Associativity2-way set associative8-way set associative
L1 instruction: Comments1 cache per 2 coresDirect-mapped
L1 instruction: Line size64 bytes
L1 instruction: Lines per tag1 
L1 instruction: Size64 KB4 x 32 KB
L2: Associativity16-way set associative8-way set associative
L2: Comments1 cache per 2 coresNon-inclusive|Direct-mapped
L2: Line size64 bytes
L2: Lines per tag1 
L2: Size1 MB4 x 256 KB
L3: Associativity 12-way set associative
L3: Comments Inclusive|Shared between all cores
L3: Line size 64 bytes
L3: Size 6 MB
 
Instruction set extensions
AES+
AMD extensions to MMX+-
AVX+
BMI1+-
F16C+
FMA+-
FMA4+-
MMX+
SSE+
SSE2+
SSE3+
SSE4.1+
SSE4.2+
SSE4A+-
SSSE3+
TBM+-
XOP+-
 
Additional instructions
Advanced Bit manipulation+-
CLFLUSH+
CMOV+
CMPXCHG16B+
CMPXCHG8B+
Enhanced REP MOVSB/STOSB-+
FXSAVE/FXRSTORE+
MONITOR/MWAIT+
PCLMULDQ+
POPCNT+
PREFETCH/PREFETCHW+-
RD/WR FSGSBASE instructions-+
RDRAND-+
RDTSCP+
SKINIT / STGI support+-
SYSCALL/SYSRET+-
SYSENTER/SYSEXIT+
XSAVE / XRESTORE states+
 
Major features
64-bit / Intel 64+
Enhanced SpeedStep-+
Intel Virtualization-+
NX bit/XD-bit+
On-chip Floating Point Unit+
PowerNow! / Cool'n'Quiet+-
Secure Virtual Machine (Virtualization)+-
Turbo Boost-+
Turbo Core+-
 
Other features
1 GB large page support+-
100MHz multiplier control+-
128-bit SSE instructions+-
36-bit page-size extensions+
64-bit debug store-+
Advanced programmable interrupt controller+
CPL qualified debug store-+
Core multi-processing legacy mode+-
Debug store-+
Debugging extensions+
Digital Thermal Sensor capability-+
Extended APIC space+-
Extended xAPIC support-+
Hardware P-state control+-
Hardware thermal control+-
Instruction based sampling+-
LAHF / SAHF support in 64-bit mode+
LBR virtualization+-
LOCK MOV CR0 means MOV CR8+-
Lightweight profiling support+-
Machine check architecture+
Machine check exception+
Memory-type range registers+
Misaligned SSE mode+-
Model-specific registers+
Nested page tables+-
OS visible workaround+-
Page attribute table+
Page global extension+
Page-size extensions (4MB pages)+
Pending break enable-+
Perfmon and Debug capability-+
Physical address extensions+
Power Limit Notification capability-+
Process context identifiers-+
SVM lock+-
Self-snoop-+
Supervisor Mode Execution Protection-+
Support for NRIP save+-
THERMTRIP+-
TSC rate is ensured to be invariant across all states+
Temperature sensor+-
Thermal monitor-+
Thermal monitor 2-+
Thermal monitor and software controlled clock facilities-+
Time stamp counter+
Timestamp counter deadline-+
Virtual 8086-mode enhancements+
Watchdog timer support+-
xTPR Update Control-+
+ - feature is supported
- - feature is not supported
Features, not supported by all processors in the table, are not displayed

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