CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of 3230M vs 5745M 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

7.6

CPUBoss Score

Combination of all six facets

Winner
Intel Core i5 3230M 

CPUBoss recommends the Intel Core i5 3230M  based on its performance and single-core performance.

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Intel Core i5 3230M

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Front view of Intel Core i5 3230M

Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Intel Core i5 3230M

Reasons to consider the
Intel Core i5 3230M

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Significantly higher clock speed 2.6 GHz vs 2.1 GHz Around 25% higher clock speed
Higher turbo clock speed 3.2 GHz vs 2.9 GHz More than 10% higher turbo clock speed
Significantly newer manufacturing process 22 nm vs 32 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
Much better turbo clock speed 1,100 MHz vs 626 MHz More than 75% better turbo clock speed
Much better PCMark 8 home 3.0 accelerated score 2,289 vs 1,478 Around 55% better PCMark 8 home 3.0 accelerated score
Significantly better geekbench 3 single core score 2,543 vs 1,144 Around 2.2x better geekbench 3 single core score
Higher GPU clock speed 650 MHz vs 533 MHz More than 20% higher GPU clock speed
Better 3DMark06 CPU score 3,760 vs 2,745 More than 35% better 3DMark06 CPU score
Front view of AMD A10 5745M

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AMD A10 5745M

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Much more l2 cache 4 MB vs 0.5 MB 8x more l2 cache; more data can be stored in the l2 cache for quick access later
Much better CompuBench 1.5 bitcoin mining score 49.46 mHash/s vs 6.29 mHash/s More than 7.8x better CompuBench 1.5 bitcoin mining score
More cores 4 vs 2 Twice as many cores; run more applications at once
Much more l2 cache per core 1 MB/core vs 0.25 MB/core 4x more l2 cache per core
Lower typical power consumption 20.31W vs 28.44W Around 30% lower typical power consumption
Better fire strike score 554 vs 510 Around 10% better fire strike score
Newer May, 2013 vs Jan, 2013 Release date 3 months later
Lower annual home energy cost 6.02 $/year vs 8.43 $/year Around 30% lower annual home energy cost

Benchmarks Real world tests of Core i5 3230M vs A10 5745M

CompuBench 1.5 (Bitcoin mining) Data courtesy CompuBench

Core i5 3230M
6.29 mHash/s
A10 5745M
49.46 mHash/s

CompuBench 1.5 (T-Rex) Data courtesy CompuBench

Core i5 3230M
0.97 fps
A10 5745M
0.39 fps

PCMark 8 Home 3.0 Accelerated Data courtesy FutureMark

A10 5745M
1,478

Sky Diver Data courtesy FutureMark

A10 5745M
2,517

Cloud Gate Data courtesy FutureMark

A10 5745M
2,718

GeekBench 3 (Multi-core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

A10 5745M
3,216

GeekBench 3 (Single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

A10 5745M
1,144

3D Mark 06 (CPU)

A10 5745M
2,745

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Core i5 3230M  vs
A10 5745M 
Clock speed 2.6 GHz 2.1 GHz
Turbo clock speed 3.2 GHz 2.9 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
SSE4
XOP
AVX
SSE3
SSE
BMI1
AMD64
SSE4.1
FMA4
FMA3
SSE4.2
AMD-V
Supplemental SSE3
AES
TBM
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Memory type
DDR3-1600
DDR3L-1600
DDR3-1333
DDR3L-1333

details

Core i5 3230M  vs
A10 5745M 
Threads 4 4
L2 cache 0.5 MB 4 MB
L2 cache per core 0.25 MB/core 1 MB/core
Manufacture process 22 nm 32 nm
Operating temperature Unknown - 105°C Unknown - 105°C

integrated graphics

GPU GPU GPU
Label Intel® HD Graphics 4000 Radeon™ HD 8610G
GPU clock speed 650 MHz 533 MHz
Turbo clock speed 1,100 MHz 626 MHz

power consumption

TDP 35W 25W
Annual home energy cost 8.43 $/year 6.02 $/year
Performance per watt 14.41 pt/W 17.37 pt/W
Typical power consumption 28.44W 20.31W
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when are you going to have the full specs for the AMD A10? It is already in stores...
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