CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of 68 vs 4500M 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

No winner declared

Too close to call

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of AMD Turion 64 X2 68

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AMD Turion 64 X2 68

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CPUBoss is not aware of any important advantages of the Turion 64 X2 68 vs the A8 4500M.

Front view of AMD A8 4500M

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Has a built-in GPU Yes vs No Somewhat common; A separate graphics adapter is not required
Has virtualization support Yes vs No Somewhat common; Boosts performance of virtual machines

Benchmarks Real world tests of Turion 64 X2 68 vs A8 4500M

GeekBench (32-bit) Data courtesy Primate Labs

GeekBench

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

PassMark (Single Core)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Turion 64 X2 68  vs
A8 4500M 
Clock speed 2.4 GHz 1.9 GHz
Cores Dual core Quad core
Is unlocked No No

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Has virtualization support No Yes
Instruction set extensions
SSE4a
AVX 1.1
SSE2
F16C
MMX
XOP
AVX
SSE3
SSE
CLMUL
AMD64
SSE4.1
FMA4
FMA3
SSE4.2
CVT16
AMD-V
3DNow!
Supplemental SSE3
AES

power consumption

TDP 35W 35W
Annual home energy cost 8.43 $/year 8.43 $/year
Performance per watt 1.77 pt/W 9.38 pt/W
Typical power consumption 28.44W 28.44W

details

Turion 64 X2 68  vs
A8 4500M 
Threads 2 4
L2 cache 1 MB 4 MB
L2 cache per core 0.5 MB/core 1 MB/core
Manufacture process 65 nm 32 nm
Max CPUs 1 1
Operating temperature Unknown - 95°C Unknown - 100°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 2.54 GHz 2.34 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 2.4 GHz 1.9 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 2.54 GHz 2.34 GHz

integrated graphics

GPU None GPU
Label N/A Radeon™ HD 7640G
Latest DirectX N/A 11.0
GPU clock speed N/A 496 MHz
Turbo clock speed N/A 685 MHz
AMD Turion 64 X2 68
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