CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of 3120M vs 5545M 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

6.1

CPUBoss Score

Combination of all six facets

Winner
Intel Core i3 3120M 

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Differences What are the advantages of each

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Benchmarks Real world tests of Core i3 3120M vs A8 5545M

CompuBench 1.5 (Face detection)

Core i3 3120M
7.53 mPixels/s
A8 5545M
4.27 mPixels/s

CompuBench 1.5 (T-Rex) Data courtesy CompuBench

A8 5545M
-1 fps

GeekBench 3 (Multi-core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

A8 5545M
2,610

GeekBench 3 (Single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

GeekBench 3 (AES single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Core i3 3120M
131,100 MB/s
A8 5545M
1,100,000 MB/s

GeekBench (32-bit) Data courtesy Primate Labs

A8 5545M
2,763

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

A8 5545M
2,566

PassMark (Single Core)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Core i3 3120M  vs
A8 5545M 
Clock speed 2.5 GHz 1.7 GHz
Cores Dual core Quad core
Is unlocked No No

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Has virtualization support Yes Yes
Instruction set extensions
SSE4a
SSE2
F16C
MMX
XOP
AVX
SSE3
SSE
BMI1
AMD64
SSE4.1
FMA4
FMA3
SSE4.2
AMD-V
Supplemental SSE3
AES
TBM
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

power consumption

TDP 35W 19W
Annual home energy cost 8.43 $/year 4.58 $/year
Performance per watt 3.95 pt/W 19.68 pt/W
Typical power consumption 28.44W 15.44W

details

Core i3 3120M  vs
A8 5545M 
Threads 4 4
L2 cache 1 MB 4 MB
L2 cache per core 0.5 MB/core 1 MB/core
Manufacture process 22 nm 32 nm
Operating temperature Unknown - 90°C Unknown - 105°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 2.54 GHz 1.7 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 2.5 GHz 1.7 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 2.54 GHz 1.7 GHz

integrated graphics

GPU GPU GPU
Label Intel® HD Graphics 4000 Radeon™ HD 8510G
GPU clock speed 650 MHz 450 MHz
Turbo clock speed 1,100 MHz 554 MHz

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Memory type
DDR3-1600
DDR3L-1600
DDR3-1333
DDR3L-1333
DDR3RS-1600
DDR3RS-1333
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what is the equal processor type from AMD that match intel core i5 haswell? thx
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