CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of 3217U vs 5400B 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

7.6

CPUBoss Score

Combination of all six facets

Winner
Intel Core i3 3217U 

CPUBoss recommends the Intel Core i3 3217U  based on its performance, single-core performance and power consumption.

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Front view of Intel Core i3 3217U

Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Intel Core i3 3217U

Reasons to consider the
Intel Core i3 3217U

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Much newer manufacturing process 22 nm vs 65 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
Has a built-in GPU Yes vs No Somewhat common; A separate graphics adapter is not required
Much lower typical power consumption 13.81W vs 52.81W 3.8x lower typical power consumption
Much higher Maximum operating temperature 105 °C vs 68 °C Around 55% higher Maximum operating temperature
Much more l3 cache per core 1.5 MB/core vs 0.25 MB/core 6x more l3 cache per core
Much better performance per watt 6.98 pt/W vs 0.88 pt/W Around 8x better performance per watt
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
Newer Jun, 2012 vs Apr, 2008 Release date over 4 years later
Better geekbench 3 single core score 1,441 vs 1,122 Around 30% better geekbench 3 single core score
More threads 4 vs 2 Twice as many threads
Much lower annual home energy cost 4.1 $/year vs 15.66 $/year 3.8x lower annual home energy cost
Much lower annual commercial energy cost 14.89 $/year vs 56.94 $/year 3.8x lower annual commercial energy cost
Front view of AMD Athlon X2 5400B

Reasons to consider the
AMD Athlon X2 5400B

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Significantly higher clock speed 2.8 GHz vs 1.8 GHz More than 55% higher clock speed
More l2 cache 1 MB vs 0.5 MB 2x more l2 cache; more data can be stored in the l2 cache for quick access later
Much better overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.27 GHz vs 1.8 GHz More than 80% better overclocked clock speed (Air)
Supports trusted computing Yes vs No Somewhat common; Allows for safer, more reliable computing
More l2 cache per core 0.5 MB/core vs 0.25 MB/core 2x more l2 cache per core
Significantly better overclocked clock speed (Water) 2.8 GHz vs 1.8 GHz More than 55% better overclocked clock speed (Water)

Benchmarks Real world tests of Core i3 3217U vs Athlon X2 5400B

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

Core i3 3217U
93,600 MB/s
Athlon X2 5400B
74.95 MB/s

GeekBench (32-bit) Data courtesy Primate Labs

GeekBench

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

PassMark (Single Core)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Core i3 3217U  vs
Athlon X2 5400B 
Clock speed 1.8 GHz 2.8 GHz
Cores Dual core Dual core
Socket type
BGA 1023
AM2
Is unlocked No No

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Supports trusted computing No Yes
Has virtualization support Yes Yes
Instruction set extensions
SSE2
MMX
AVX
SSE3
SSE
SSE4.1
SSE4.2
3DNow!
Supplemental SSE3
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

power consumption

TDP 17W 65W
Annual home energy cost 4.1 $/year 15.66 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 14.89 $/year 56.94 $/year
Performance per watt 6.98 pt/W 0.88 pt/W
Typical power consumption 13.81W 52.81W

details

Core i3 3217U  vs
Athlon X2 5400B 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 4 2
L2 cache 0.5 MB 1 MB
L2 cache per core 0.25 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 22 nm 65 nm
Max CPUs 1 1
Operating temperature Unknown - 105°C Unknown - 68°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 1.8 GHz 3.27 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 1.8 GHz 2.8 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 1.8 GHz 3.27 GHz

integrated graphics

GPU GPU None
Label Intel® HD Graphics 4000 N/A
Latest DirectX 11.0 N/A
Number of displays supported 3 N/A
GPU clock speed 350 MHz N/A
Turbo clock speed 1,050 MHz N/A
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