CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of 3470 vs 7600 among desktop 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

Fire Strike

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?

Fire Strike, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more

Value

Are you paying a premium for performance?

Fire Strike, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more

9.9

CPUBoss Score

Combination of all six facets

Winner
Intel Core i5 3470 

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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 newer manufacturing process 22 nm vs 28 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
Front view of AMD A8 7600

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AMD A8 7600

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CPUBoss is not aware of any important advantages of the AMD A8 7600 vs the Intel Core i5 3470.

Benchmarks Real world tests of Core i5 3470 vs A8 7600

CompuBench 1.5 (Bitcoin mining) Data courtesy CompuBench

Core i5 3470
3.08 mHash/s
A8 7600
64.45 mHash/s

CompuBench 1.5 (T-Rex) Data courtesy CompuBench

Core i5 3470
0.67 fps
A8 7600
1.07 fps

PCMark 8 Home 3.0 Accelerated Data courtesy FutureMark

Core i5 3470
2,580
A8 7600
3,177

Sky Diver Data courtesy FutureMark

Core i5 3470
1,055
A8 7600
4,484

Cloud Gate Data courtesy FutureMark

Core i5 3470
3,118
A8 7600
5,957

GeekBench 3 (Multi-core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Core i5 3470
9,436
A8 7600
6,014

GeekBench 3 (Single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Core i5 3470
2,983
A8 7600
2,062

GeekBench 3 (AES single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Core i5 3470
2,470,000 MB/s
A8 7600
1,970,000 MB/s

Reviews Word on the street

Core i5 3470  vs A8 7600 

7.0
7.0
And, like other Ivy Bridge processors, although the Core i5-3470 is designed for Intel's 7 Series chipset, it is fully backward compatible with second-generation Core ("Sandy Bridge") motherboards using the LGA1155 socket as well.
Core i5 3470

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Core i5 3470  vs
A8 7600 
Clock speed 3.2 GHz 3.1 GHz
Turbo clock speed 3.6 GHz 3.1 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
FMA4
FMA3
SSE4.2
AMD-V
Supplemental SSE3
AES
TBM

power consumption

TDP 77W 65W
Annual home energy cost 31.22 $/year 15.66 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 84.62 $/year 56.94 $/year
Performance per watt 4.41 pt/W 8.09 pt/W
Typical power consumption 86.05W 52.81W

details

Core i5 3470  vs
A8 7600 
L2 cache 1 MB 4 MB
L2 cache per core 0.25 MB/core 1 MB/core
Manufacture process 22 nm 28 nm
Operating temperature Unknown - 67.4°C Unknown - 71.3°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 3.67 GHz 3.99 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 4.09 GHz 3.81 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.67 GHz 3.99 GHz

integrated graphics

GPU GPU GPU
Label Intel® HD Graphics 2500 Radeon™ R7
Latest DirectX 11.0 11.0
GPU clock speed 650 MHz 720 MHz

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Memory type
DDR3-2133
DDR3-1600
DDR3-1333
DDR3
Channels Dual Channel Dual Channel
Maximum bandwidth 25,600 MB/s 34,133.32 MB/s
Intel Core i5 3470
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