CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of 3470 vs 5200 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?

A6 5200
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A6 6400K
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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 3470 

CPUBoss recommends the Intel Core i5 3470  based on its performance and single-core performance.

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Front view of Intel Core i5 3470

Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Intel Core i5 3470

Reasons to consider the
Intel Core i5 3470

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Much higher turbo clock speed 3.6 GHz vs 0 GHz Compared to all cpus, 3.6 GHz turbo clock speed is just OK
Significantly higher clock speed 3.2 GHz vs 2 GHz More than 60% higher clock speed
Much better geekbench 2 (64-bit) score 10,031 vs 3,436 Around 3x better geekbench 2 (64-bit) score
Newer manufacturing process 22 nm vs 28 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
Much better geekbench 3 single core score 2,983 vs 1,061 More than 2.8x better geekbench 3 single core score
Significantly better PassMark score 6,607 vs 2,417 Around 2.8x better PassMark score
Significantly better geekbench 2 (32-bit) score 9,226 vs 3,224 More than 2.8x better geekbench 2 (32-bit) score
Better cloud gate score 3,118 vs 2,476 More than 25% better cloud gate score
Better overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.73 GHz vs 2 GHz More than 85% better overclocked clock speed (Air)
Higher GPU clock speed 650 MHz vs 600 MHz Around 10% higher GPU clock speed
Better overclocked clock speed (Water) 4.07 GHz vs 2 GHz More than 2x better overclocked clock speed (Water)
Front view of AMD A6 5200

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AMD A6 5200

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Significantly lower typical power consumption 20.31W vs 86.05W 4.2x lower typical power consumption
Significantly better 3DMark06 CPU score 2,659.5 vs 39.6 Around 67.2x better 3DMark06 CPU score
Much higher Maximum operating temperature 90 °C vs 67.4 °C Around 35% higher Maximum operating temperature
Much lower annual home energy cost 6.02 $/year vs 31.22 $/year 5.2x lower annual home energy cost
Significantly lower annual commercial energy cost 21.9 $/year vs 84.62 $/year 3.9x lower annual commercial energy cost
Newer May, 2013 vs Jun, 2012 Release date 11 months later

Benchmarks Real world tests of Core i5 3470 vs A6 5200

CompuBench 1.5 (Bitcoin mining) Data courtesy CompuBench

Core i5 3470
3.08 mHash/s
A6 5200
19 mHash/s

CompuBench 1.5 (T-Rex) Data courtesy CompuBench

Core i5 3470
0.67 fps
A6 5200
0.51 fps

PCMark 8 Home 3.0 Accelerated Data courtesy FutureMark

Core i5 3470
2,580
A6 5200
1,790

Sky Diver Data courtesy FutureMark

Core i5 3470
1,055
A6 5200
1,486

Cloud Gate Data courtesy FutureMark

Core i5 3470
3,118
A6 5200
2,476

GeekBench 3 (Multi-core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Core i5 3470
9,436
A6 5200
3,330

GeekBench 3 (Single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Core i5 3470
2,983
A6 5200
1,061

GeekBench 3 (AES single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Core i5 3470
2,470,000 MB/s
A6 5200
982,400 MB/s

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Core i5 3470  vs
A6 5200 
Clock speed 3.2 GHz 2 GHz
Turbo clock speed 3.6 GHz 0 GHz
Cores Quad 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
AVX
SSE3
SSE
BMI1
AMD64
SSE4.1
SSE4.2
AMD-V
Supplemental SSE3
AES
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

power consumption

TDP 77W 25W
Annual home energy cost 31.22 $/year 6.02 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 84.62 $/year 21.9 $/year
Performance per watt 4.66 pt/W 10.42 pt/W
Typical power consumption 86.05W 20.31W

details

Core i5 3470  vs
A6 5200 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
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 22 nm 28 nm
Max CPUs 1 1
Operating temperature Unknown - 67.4°C Unknown - 90°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 3.73 GHz 2 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 4.07 GHz 2 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.73 GHz 2 GHz

integrated graphics

GPU GPU GPU
Label Intel® HD Graphics 2500 Radeon™ HD 8400
Latest DirectX 11.0 11.1
GPU clock speed 650 MHz 600 MHz

memory controller

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

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$494? That's for a FULL COMPUTER. That processor is dirt cheap, you can get a motherboard + processor combo for only $80, http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00G237LNS/?tag=fin040-processors-20.
hey, thanks man. Best regards.
nuh m8 dont be upset plz
an APU put out for low end laptops net books and mini-itx subsystems vs a full blown desktop CPU....crackheads comparing mismatches and bragging about results.
You DO know that it only uses that much power when under load? Otherwise it's about 5-8W for the whole processor package in idle (at least with a 4.0ghz i5-3550) with iGPU on. With dedicated video card, it's less. And it can be easily cooled with a passive air cooler. And, yeah, the performance is... heh, AMD, really?
One thing that you forgot to say Cpuboss is that the AMD processor has a much better Integrated graphics :)
The funny thing is that if the Intel was the less energy consumer it would have won against the AMD like it always does on this page.
Bro are you kidding me? I can run those programs with an Intel Celeron dual core t1400 with Intel 965 express chipset on my laptop! It will run those programs really really good!! expect the best :D i would recommend having at least 4gb of ram to use vegas. i have 2gb and vegas gets laggy sometimes.
I believe, as a home user I can't notice any difference
HEllo, do yu think this processor with amd 8400 video card will run programs such as corel draw, photoshop, vegas?
Although I doubt that Intel/MS skewed the reviews, I like the idea that the AMD product is more energy efficient. I've done some side-by-side comparisons and although the clock speeds differ, while doing comparable applications, I could not see any significant difference. I'm probably going to go with AMD this time around although I've zilch against Intel or MS EXCEPT that it irks the blazes out of me that I have to sign into my own machine with 8, 8.1.
What about the fact the the MS C++ Compiler deliberately builds more effective code when it detects GenuineIntel processes? Very bias article probably indirectly funded my Intel/MS.
So... I believe for everyday home use in this case - AMD is clear winner! And with that power consumption AMD will last... and last... and last... and last....
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