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Front view of Intel Core i5 2520M

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Front view of AMD A4 3305M

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Benchmarks Real world tests of Core i5 2520M vs A4 3305M

PCMark 8 Home 3.0 Accelerated Data courtesy FutureMark

A4 3305M
1,429

GeekBench 3 (Multi-core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

A4 3305M
1,916

GeekBench 3 (Single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

A4 3305M
1,062

GeekBench 3 (AES single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Core i5 2520M
2,080,000 MB/s
A4 3305M
83,950 MB/s

GeekBench (32-bit) Data courtesy Primate Labs

A4 3305M
1,851

GeekBench (64-bit) Data courtesy Primate Labs

A4 3305M
3,250

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

A4 3305M
1,220

PassMark (Single Core)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Core i5 2520M  vs
A4 3305M 
Clock speed 2.5 GHz 1.9 GHz
Turbo clock speed 3.2 GHz 2.5 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
SSE2
MMX
SSE4
AVX
SSE3
SSE
AMD64
SSE4.1
SSE4.2
AMD-V
Supplemental SSE3
AES
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

power consumption

TDP 35W 35W
Annual home energy cost 8.43 $/year 8.43 $/year
Performance per watt 20.44 pt/W 2.32 pt/W
Typical power consumption 28.44W 28.44W

details

Core i5 2520M  vs
A4 3305M 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
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 1 MB
L3 cache per core 1.5 MB/core 0.5 MB/core
Manufacture process 32 nm 32 nm
Max CPUs 1 1
Clock multiplier 25 12
Operating temperature Unknown - 100°C Unknown - 100°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 3.05 GHz 2.64 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 2.5 GHz 1.9 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.05 GHz 2.64 GHz

integrated graphics

GPU GPU GPU
Label HD Graphics 3000 Radeon™ HD 6480G
GPU clock speed 650 MHz 593 MHz

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Memory type
DDR3-1333
DDR3-1066
DDR3
Intel Core i5 2520M
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