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Front view of Intel Core i5 3230M

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Intel Core i5 3230M

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CPUBoss is not aware of any important advantages of the Intel Core i5 3230M vs the AMD A4 3310MX.

Front view of AMD A4 3310MX

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Benchmarks Real world tests of Core i5 3230M vs A4 3310MX

PCMark 8 Home 3.0 Accelerated Data courtesy FutureMark

A4 3310MX
1,459

Sky Diver Data courtesy FutureMark

A4 3310MX
1,074

Cloud Gate Data courtesy FutureMark

A4 3310MX
1,944

GeekBench 3 (Multi-core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

A4 3310MX
1,973

GeekBench 3 (Single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

A4 3310MX
1,091

GeekBench 3 (AES single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Core i5 3230M
2,110,000 MB/s
A4 3310MX
87,100 MB/s

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

A4 3310MX
1,317

PassMark (Single Core)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Core i5 3230M  vs
A4 3310MX 
Clock speed 2.6 GHz 2.1 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

memory controller

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

details

Core i5 3230M  vs
A4 3310MX 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 4 2
L2 cache 0.5 MB 2 MB
L2 cache per core 0.25 MB/core 1 MB/core
L3 cache 3 MB 1 MB
L3 cache per core 1.5 MB/core 0.5 MB/core
Manufacture process 22 nm 32 nm
Max CPUs 1 1
Clock multiplier 26 12
Operating temperature Unknown - 105°C Unknown - 100°C

integrated graphics

GPU GPU GPU
Label Intel® HD Graphics 4000 Radeon™ HD 6480G
GPU clock speed 650 MHz 444 MHz

power consumption

TDP 35W 45W
Annual home energy cost 8.43 $/year 10.84 $/year
Performance per watt 12.42 pt/W 1.87 pt/W
Typical power consumption 28.44W 36.56W
Intel Core i5 3230M
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