Cast your vote Do you agree or disagree with CPUBoss?

Thanks for adding your opinion. Follow us on Facebook to stay up to date with the latest news!
VS

Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Intel Core i5 2400

Reasons to consider the
Intel Core i5 2400

Report a correction
Significantly higher clock speed 3.1 GHz vs 2 GHz More than 55% higher clock speed
Significantly higher turbo clock speed 3.4 GHz vs 2.4 GHz More than 40% higher turbo clock speed
More l3 cache 6 MB vs None Compared to all cpus, 6 MB l3 cache is just OK
Significantly better PassMark (Single core) score 1,742 vs 911 More than 90% better PassMark (Single core) score
Significantly better overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.54 GHz vs 2.38 GHz Around 50% better overclocked clock speed (Air)
Better PassMark score 5,901 vs 2,663 Around 2.2x better PassMark score
Higher GPU clock speed 850 MHz vs 800 MHz More than 5% higher GPU clock speed
Much better overclocked clock speed (Water) 3.51 GHz vs 2 GHz More than 75% better overclocked clock speed (Water)
Front view of AMD A6 7310

Reasons to consider the
AMD A6 7310

Report a correction
Significantly more l2 cache 2 MB vs 1 MB 2x more l2 cache; more data can be stored in the l2 cache for quick access later
Much lower typical power consumption 12.19W vs 93.6W 7.7x lower typical power consumption
Newer manufacturing process 28 nm vs 32 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
Significantly higher Maximum operating temperature 90 °C vs 72.6 °C Around 25% higher Maximum operating temperature
More l2 cache per core 0.5 MB/core vs 0.25 MB/core 2x more l2 cache per core
Much lower annual home energy cost 3.61 $/year vs 27.75 $/year 7.7x lower annual home energy cost
Much lower annual commercial energy cost 13.14 $/year vs 100.92 $/year 7.7x lower annual commercial energy cost

Benchmarks Real world tests of Core i5 2400 vs A6 7310

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

Core i5 2400
5,901
A6 7310
2,663

PassMark (Single Core)

Core i5 2400
1,742
A6 7310
911

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Core i5 2400  vs
A6 7310 
Clock speed 3.1 GHz 2 GHz
Turbo clock speed 3.4 GHz 2.4 GHz
Cores Quad core Quad core
Is unlocked No No

features

Has virtualization support Yes Yes
Instruction set extensions
SSE2
MMX
SSE4
AVX
SSE3
SSE
SSE4.1
FMA4
SSE4.2
Supplemental SSE3
AES

power consumption

TDP 95W 15W
Annual home energy cost 27.75 $/year 3.61 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 100.92 $/year 13.14 $/year
Performance per watt 8.15 pt/W 8.11 pt/W
Typical power consumption 93.6W 12.19W

details

Core i5 2400  vs
A6 7310 
Threads 4 4
L2 cache 1 MB 2 MB
L2 cache per core 0.25 MB/core 0.5 MB/core
L3 cache 6 MB None
Manufacture process 32 nm 28 nm
Operating temperature Unknown - 72.6°C Unknown - 90°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 3.54 GHz 2.38 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 3.51 GHz 2 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.54 GHz 2.38 GHz

integrated graphics

GPU GPU GPU
Label Intel® HD Graphics 2000 Radeon™ R4
GPU clock speed 850 MHz 800 MHz

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Memory type
DDR3-1333
DDR3-1066
DDR3
DDR3L-1866
Intel Core i5 2400
Report a correction
AMD A6 7310
Report a correction

Comments

comments powered by Disqus