CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of 1250 vs 1200 among laptop CPUs (up to 15W)

Performance

Benchmark performance using all cores

A4 1250
4.4
A4 1200
4.5
PCMark 8 Home 3.0 Accelerated, PassMark and 1 more

Single-core Performance

Individual core benchmark performance

A4 1250
4.8
A4 1200
4.8
PassMark (Single Core), Geekbench 3 Single Core and 1 more

Integrated Graphics

Integrated GPU performance for graphics

A4 1250
n.d.
A4 1200
n.d.
Atom Z2760
n.d.
Sky Diver and Cloud Gate

Integrated Graphics (OpenCL)

Integrated GPU performance for parallel computing

A4 1250
n.d.
A4 1200
n.d.
Atom Z2760
n.d.
CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 4 more

Performance per Watt

How efficiently does the processor use electricity?

A4 1250
5.7
A4 1200
7.8
Atom Z2760
10.0
Sky Diver, Cloud Gate, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more

Value

Are you paying a premium for performance?

A4 1250
7.3
A4 1200
7.4
Sky Diver, Cloud Gate, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more

5.5

CPUBoss Score

Combination of all six facets

A4 1250
4.8
A4 1200
5.5

Winner
AMD A4 1250 

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Differences What are the advantages of each

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AMD A4 1250

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Benchmarks Real world tests of A4 1250 vs 1200

GeekBench 3 (Multi-core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

A4 1250
926
A4 1200
951

GeekBench 3 (Single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

A4 1250
535
A4 1200
545

GeekBench 3 (AES single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

A4 1250
489,300 MB/s
A4 1200
495,100 MB/s

GeekBench (32-bit) Data courtesy Primate Labs

A4 1250
852
A4 1200
910

GeekBench

A4 1250
852
A4 1200
910

3D Mark 06 (CPU)

A4 1250
13.3
A4 1200
13.2

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

A4 1250
610
A4 1200
635

PassMark (Single Core)

A4 1250
358
A4 1200
371

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

A4 1250  vs
1200 
Clock speed 1 GHz 1 GHz
Turbo clock speed None None
Cores Dual core Dual core
Is unlocked No No

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Has virtualization support Yes Yes
Instruction set extensions
SSE4a
SSE2
F16C
MMX
AVX
SSE3
SSE
BMI1
AMD64
SSE4.1
SSE4.2
AMD-V
Supplemental SSE3
AES
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

power consumption

TDP 8W 4W
Annual home energy cost 1.93 $/year 0.96 $/year
Performance per watt 23.93 pt/W 48.55 pt/W
Typical power consumption 6.5W 3.25W

details

A4 1250  vs
1200 
Threads 2 2
L2 cache 1 MB 1 MB
L2 cache per core 0.5 MB/core 0.5 MB/core
Manufacture process 28 nm 28 nm
Operating temperature Unknown - 90°C Unknown - 90°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 1 GHz 1 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 1 GHz 1 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 1 GHz 1 GHz

integrated graphics

GPU GPU GPU
Label Radeon™ HD 8210 Radeon™ HD 8180
Latest DirectX 11.0 11.0
GPU clock speed 300 MHz 225 MHz

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Memory type
DDR3L-1333
DDR3L-1066
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