CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of 3500M vs 3300M among laptop CPUs (over 15W)

Performance

Benchmark performance using all cores

PCMark 8 Home 3.0 Accelerated, PassMark and 1 more

Single-core Performance

Individual core benchmark performance

PassMark (Single Core), Geekbench 3 Single Core and 1 more

Integrated Graphics

Integrated GPU performance for graphics

Sky Diver and Cloud Gate

Integrated Graphics (OpenCL)

Integrated GPU performance for parallel computing

CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 4 more

Performance per Watt

How efficiently does the processor use electricity?

Sky Diver, Cloud Gate, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more

Value

Are you paying a premium for performance?

Sky Diver, Cloud Gate, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of AMD A8 3500M

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AMD A8 3500M

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CPUBoss is not aware of any important advantages of the A8 3500M vs the A4 3300M.

Front view of AMD A4 3300M

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AMD A4 3300M

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Benchmarks Real world tests of A8 3500M vs A4 3300M

CompuBench 1.5 (Bitcoin mining) Data courtesy CompuBench

A8 3500M
32.32 mHash/s
A4 3300M
19.69 mHash/s

CompuBench 1.5 (T-Rex) Data courtesy CompuBench

A8 3500M
0.3 fps
A4 3300M
0.24 fps

Sky Diver Data courtesy FutureMark

A8 3500M
1,839
A4 3300M
1,257

Cloud Gate Data courtesy FutureMark

A8 3500M
3,246
A4 3300M
2,292

GeekBench 3 (Multi-core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

A8 3500M
3,025
A4 3300M
1,806

GeekBench 3 (Single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

A8 3500M
917
A4 3300M
992

GeekBench 3 (AES single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

A8 3500M
71,350 MB/s
A4 3300M
78,400 MB/s

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

A8 3500M
1,973
A4 3300M
1,189

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

A8 3500M  vs
A4 3300M 
Clock speed 1.5 GHz 1.9 GHz
Turbo clock speed 2.4 GHz 2.5 GHz
Cores Quad core Dual core
Is unlocked No No

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Has virtualization support Yes Yes
Instruction set extensions
SSE4a
SSE2
MMX
SSE3
SSE
AMD64
AMD-V
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

integrated graphics

GPU GPU GPU
Label Radeon™ HD 6620G Radeon™ HD 6480G
Latest DirectX 11.0 11.0
GPU clock speed 444 MHz 444 MHz

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Memory type
DDR3-1333

details

A8 3500M  vs
A4 3300M 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 4 2
L2 cache 4 MB 2 MB
L2 cache per core 1 MB/core 1 MB/core
L3 cache 1 MB 1 MB
L3 cache per core 0.25 MB/core 0.5 MB/core
Manufacture process 32 nm 32 nm
Transistor count 1,450,000,000 1,450,000,000
Max CPUs 1 1
Die size 228 mm² 228 mm²
Clock multiplier 12 12
Voltage range 0.91 - 1.41V 0.91 - 1.41V
Operating temperature Unknown - 100°C Unknown - 100°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 2.73 GHz 2.82 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 1.5 GHz 1.9 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 2.73 GHz 2.82 GHz

power consumption

TDP 35W 35W
Annual home energy cost 8.43 $/year 8.43 $/year
Performance per watt 3.5 pt/W 2.61 pt/W
Typical power consumption 28.44W 28.44W
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A4-3300m is NOT 3ghz. its 2.5. where did your info come from?
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