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Front view of Apple APL 2298

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Apple APL 2298

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CPUBoss is not aware of any important advantages of the Apple APL 2298 vs the AMD A4 5300.

Front view of AMD A4 5300

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AMD A4 5300

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Much higher clock speed 3.4 GHz vs 0.8 GHz Around 4.2x higher clock speed
Significantly more l2 cache 1 MB vs 0.26 MB Around 4x more l2 cache; more data can be stored in the l2 cache for quick access later
Much newer manufacturing process 32 nm vs 45 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
Much higher GPU clock speed 723 MHz vs 200 MHz More than 3.5x higher GPU clock speed
More l2 cache per core 0.5 MB/core vs 0.26 MB/core More than 95% more l2 cache per core
Newer Oct, 2012 vs Sep, 2009 Release date over 3 years later
More cores 2 vs 1 Twice as many cores; run more applications at once

Benchmarks Real world tests of APL 2298 vs A4 5300


APL 2298
A4 5300

Specifications Full list of technical specs


APL 2298  vs
A4 5300 
Clock speed 0.8 GHz 3.4 GHz
Cores Single core Dual core

integrated graphics

Label PowerVR SGX535 Radeon™ HD 7480D
GPU clock speed 200 MHz 723 MHz

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in


APL 2298  vs
A4 5300 
Threads 1 2
L2 cache 0.26 MB 1 MB
L2 cache per core 0.26 MB/core 0.5 MB/core
Manufacture process 45 nm 32 nm

power consumption

Typical power consumption N/A 52.81W
Apple APL 2298
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