CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of 57 vs 5700


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AMD A10 5700 

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Significantly higher Maximum Operating Temperature 95 °C vs 71.3 °C Around 35% higher Maximum Operating Temperature
Lower typical power consumption 25.19W vs 52.81W 2.1x lower typical power consumption
Lower annual commercial energy cost 27.16 $/year vs 56.94 $/year 2.1x lower annual commercial energy cost
Lower annual home energy cost 7.47 $/year vs 15.66 $/year 2.1x lower annual home energy cost
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Newer manufacturing process 32 nms vs 65 nms A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
Significantly higher clock speed 3.4 GHz vs 1.9 GHz Around 80% higher clock speed
Has virtualization support Yes vs No Somewhat common; Boosts performance of virtual machines
Has a built-in GPU Yes vs No Somewhat common; A separate graphics adapter is not required
More l2 cache 4 MB vs 0.5 MB 8x more l2 cache; more data can be stored in the l2 cache for quick access later
Much more l2 cache per core 1 MB/core vs 0.25 MB/core 4x more l2 cache per core
Better PassMark score 4,202 vs 731 Around 5.8x better PassMark score
Better PassMark (Single core) score 1,349 vs 829 Around 65% better PassMark (Single core) score
Better geekbench (32-bit) score 5,148 vs 1,284 More than 4x better geekbench (32-bit) score
Better overclocked clock speed (Air) 4.24 GHz vs 3.15 GHz Around 35% better overclocked clock speed (Air)
More cores 4 vs 2 Twice as many cores; run more applications at once
Significantly better overclocked clock speed (Water) 3.96 GHz vs 2.8 GHz More than 40% better overclocked clock speed (Water)

Benchmarks Real world tests of Athlon 64 X2 57 vs A10 5700

GeekBench (32-bit)


Passmark (Single Core)

Specifications Full list of technical specs


Athlon 64 X2 57  vs
A10 5700 
Clock speed 1.9 GHz 3.4 GHz
Cores Dual core Quad core
Is unlocked No No
Is hyperthreaded No No


Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Has virtualization support No Yes
Supplemental SSE3


Label N/A Radeon™ HD 7660D
Latest DirectX N/A 11.0


Athlon 64 X2 57  vs
A10 5700 
Threads 2 4
L2 cache 0.5 MB 4 MB
L2 cache per core 0.25 MB/core 1 MB/core
Manufacture process 65 nms 32 nms
Max CPUs 1 1
Operating temperature Unknown - 95°C Unknown - 71.3°C


Overclock popularity 0 2
Overclocked clock speed 3.15 GHz 4.24 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 2.8 GHz 3.96 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.15 GHz 4.24 GHz

power consumption

TDP 31W 65W
Annual home energy cost 7.47 $/year 15.66 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 27.16 $/year 56.94 $/year
Performance per watt 5.34 pt/W 7.51 pt/W
Typical power consumption 25.19W 52.81W
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