CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of 1500 vs 5200 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

6.7

CPUBoss Score

Combination of all six facets

Winner
AMD A6 5200 

CPUBoss recommends the AMD A6 5200  based on its performance and single-core performance.

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of AMD E1 1500

Reasons to consider the
AMD E1 1500

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Lower typical power consumption 14.63W vs 20.31W Around 30% lower typical power consumption
Lower annual home energy cost 4.34 $/year vs 6.02 $/year Around 30% lower annual home energy cost
Front view of AMD A6 5200

Reasons to consider the
AMD A6 5200

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Newer May, 2013 vs Jan, 2013 Release date 3 months later
Much newer manufacturing process 28 nm vs 40 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
Significantly higher clock speed 2 GHz vs 1.48 GHz More than 35% higher clock speed
Significantly more l2 cache 2 MB vs 1 MB 2x more l2 cache; more data can be stored in the l2 cache for quick access later
More cores 4 vs 2 Twice as many cores; run more applications at once
Much better geekbench 2 (32-bit) score 3,224 vs 964 More than 3.2x better geekbench 2 (32-bit) score
More threads 4 vs 2 Twice as many threads
Better geekbench 3 Multi-Core score 3,330 vs 1,022 More than 3.2x better geekbench 3 Multi-Core score
Better geekbench 3 single core score 1,061 vs 574 Around 85% better geekbench 3 single core score
Higher GPU clock speed 600 MHz vs 529 MHz Around 15% higher GPU clock speed
Better overclocked clock speed (Air) 2 GHz vs 1.5 GHz Around 35% better overclocked clock speed (Air)
Significantly better overclocked clock speed (Water) 2 GHz vs 1.48 GHz More than 35% better overclocked clock speed (Water)

Benchmarks Real world tests of E1 1500 vs A6 5200

GeekBench 3 (Multi-core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

E1 1500
1,022
A6 5200
3,330

GeekBench 3 (Single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

E1 1500
574
A6 5200
1,061

GeekBench 3 (AES single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

E1 1500
47,850 MB/s
A6 5200
982,400 MB/s

GeekBench (32-bit) Data courtesy Primate Labs

E1 1500
964
A6 5200
3,224

GeekBench

E1 1500
964
A6 5200
3,436

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

E1 1500
693
A6 5200
2,417

PassMark (Single Core)

E1 1500
392
A6 5200
781

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

E1 1500  vs
A6 5200 
Clock speed 1.48 GHz 2 GHz
Turbo clock speed None 0 GHz
Cores Dual core Quad core

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 18W 25W
Annual home energy cost 4.34 $/year 6.02 $/year
Performance per watt 2.84 pt/W 10.46 pt/W
Typical power consumption 14.63W 20.31W

details

E1 1500  vs
A6 5200 
Threads 2 4
L2 cache 1 MB 2 MB
L2 cache per core 0.5 MB/core 0.5 MB/core
Manufacture process 40 nm 28 nm
Max CPUs 1 1

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 1.5 GHz 2 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 1.48 GHz 2 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 1.5 GHz 2 GHz

integrated graphics

GPU GPU GPU
Label AMD Radeon HD 7310 Radeon™ HD 8400
GPU clock speed 529 MHz 600 MHz

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Memory type
DDR3L-1600
DDR3-1600
DDR3-1066
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