CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of N530 vs 5800K among all CPUs

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

9.3

CPUBoss Score

Combination of all six facets

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AMD A10 5800K 

CPUBoss recommends the AMD A10 5800K  based on its performance and single-core performance.

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of AMD Turion II N530

Reasons to consider the
AMD Turion II N530

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Much lower typical power consumption 28.44W vs 81.25W 2.9x lower typical power consumption
Much lower annual home energy cost 8.43 $/year vs 24.09 $/year 2.9x lower annual home energy cost
Much lower annual commercial energy cost 30.66 $/year vs 87.6 $/year 2.9x lower annual commercial energy cost
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Much more l2 cache 4 MB vs 1 MB 4x more l2 cache; more data can be stored in the l2 cache for quick access later
Is unlocked Yes vs No Somewhat common; An unlocked multiplier allows for easier overclocking
Much higher clock speed 3.8 GHz vs 2.5 GHz More than 50% higher clock speed
Has a built-in GPU Yes vs No Somewhat common; A separate graphics adapter is not required
Much newer manufacturing process 32 nm vs 45 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
Much better geekbench 3 Multi-Core score 6,004 vs 2,410 Around 2.5x better geekbench 3 Multi-Core score
Much better overclocked clock speed (Air) 4.48 GHz vs 2.5 GHz Around 80% better overclocked clock speed (Air)
Much more l2 cache per core 1 MB/core vs 0.5 MB/core 2x more l2 cache per core
Better PassMark (Single core) score 1,460 vs 859 Around 70% better PassMark (Single core) score
Significantly better performance per watt 5.49 pt/W vs 1.81 pt/W More than 3x better performance per watt
More cores 4 vs 2 Twice as many cores; run more applications at once
Newer Oct, 2012 vs May, 2010 Release date over 2 years later
Much better overclocked clock speed (Water) 4.59 GHz vs 2.5 GHz Around 85% better overclocked clock speed (Water)
More threads 4 vs 2 Twice as many threads

Benchmarks Real world tests of Turion II N530 vs A10 5800K

GeekBench 3 (Multi-core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

GeekBench 3 (Single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

GeekBench 3 (AES single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Turion II N530
97.8 MB/s
A10 5800K
2,340,000 MB/s

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

PassMark (Single Core)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Turion II N530  vs
A10 5800K 
Clock speed 2.5 GHz 3.8 GHz
Cores Dual core Quad core
Is unlocked No Yes

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Has virtualization support Yes Yes
Instruction set extensions
SSE4a
AVX 1.1
SSE2
F16C
MMX
XOP
SSE3
SSE
CLMUL
AMD64
SSE4.1
FMA4
SSE4.2
CVT16
AMD-V
3DNow!
AES
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

power consumption

TDP 35W 100W
Annual home energy cost 8.43 $/year 24.09 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 30.66 $/year 87.6 $/year
Performance per watt 1.81 pt/W 5.49 pt/W
Typical power consumption 28.44W 81.25W

details

Turion II N530  vs
A10 5800K 
Threads 2 4
L2 cache 1 MB 4 MB
L2 cache per core 0.5 MB/core 1 MB/core
Manufacture process 45 nm 32 nm
Max CPUs 1 1

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 2.5 GHz 4.48 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 2.5 GHz 4.59 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 2.5 GHz 4.48 GHz

integrated graphics

GPU None GPU
Label N/A Radeon™ HD 7660D
Latest DirectX N/A 11.0
GPU clock speed N/A 800 MHz
AMD Turion II N530
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