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Front view of AMD A4 5300

AMD A4 5300

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Intel Core i3 2310E

Reasons to consider the
Intel Core i3 2310E

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Significantly lower typical power consumption 28.44W vs 52.81W More than 45% lower typical power consumption
Much more l3 cache per core 1.5 MB/core vs 0.25 MB/core 6x more l3 cache per core
Much higher Maximum operating temperature 100 °C vs 70 °C Around 45% higher Maximum operating temperature
More l3 cache 3 MB vs 0.5 MB 6x more l3 cache; more data can be stored in the l3 cache for quick access later
More threads 4 vs 2 Twice as many threads
Significantly lower annual home energy cost 8.43 $/year vs 15.66 $/year More than 45% lower annual home energy cost
Significantly lower annual commercial energy cost 30.66 $/year vs 56.94 $/year More than 45% lower annual commercial energy cost
Front view of AMD A4 5300

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AMD A4 5300

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Much better performance per dollar 9.51 pt/$ vs 0.59 pt/$ More than 16x better performance per dollar
Much higher clock speed 3.4 GHz vs 2.1 GHz More than 60% higher clock speed
Much better overclocked clock speed (Air) 4.49 GHz vs 2.1 GHz Around 2.2x better overclocked clock speed (Air)
Significantly better performance per watt 7.32 pt/W vs 3.46 pt/W More than 2x better performance per watt
Higher GPU clock speed 723 MHz vs 650 MHz More than 10% higher GPU clock speed
Newer Oct, 2012 vs Jan, 2011 Release date over 1 years later
Significantly better overclocked clock speed (Water) 3.4 GHz vs 2.1 GHz More than 60% better overclocked clock speed (Water)

Benchmarks Real world tests of Core i3 2310E vs A4 5300

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

A4 5300
1,999

PassMark (Single Core)

A4 5300
1,252

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Core i3 2310E  vs
A4 5300 
Clock speed 2.1 GHz 3.4 GHz
Cores Dual core Dual core
Is unlocked No No

features

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

power consumption

TDP 35W 65W
Annual home energy cost 8.43 $/year 15.66 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 30.66 $/year 56.94 $/year
Performance per watt 3.46 pt/W 7.32 pt/W
Typical power consumption 28.44W 52.81W

details

Core i3 2310E  vs
A4 5300 
Threads 4 2
L2 cache 1 MB 1 MB
L2 cache per core 0.5 MB/core 0.5 MB/core
L3 cache 3 MB 0.5 MB
L3 cache per core 1.5 MB/core 0.25 MB/core
Manufacture process 32 nm 32 nm
Max CPUs 1 1
Operating temperature Unknown - 100°C Unknown - 70°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 2.1 GHz 4.49 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 2.1 GHz 3.4 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 2.1 GHz 4.49 GHz

integrated graphics

GPU GPU GPU
Label Intel® HD Graphics 3000 Radeon™ HD 7480D
GPU clock speed 650 MHz 723 MHz

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Memory type
DDR3-1866
DDR3-1600
DDR3-1333
DDR3-1066
DDR3
Intel Core i3 2310E
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