CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of 3470 vs A6 PRO-7400B 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

8.6

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 more l3 cache 6 MB vs None Compared to all cpus, 6 MB l3 cache is just OK
More cores 4 vs 2 Twice as many cores; run more applications at once
More threads 4 vs 2 Twice as many threads
Significantly newer manufacturing process 22 nm vs 28 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
Better overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.67 GHz vs 3.5 GHz Around 5% better overclocked clock speed (Air)
Significantly better overclocked clock speed (Water) 4.09 GHz vs 3.5 GHz More than 15% better overclocked clock speed (Water)
Front view of AMD PRO A A6 A6 PRO-7400B

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AMD PRO A A6 A6 PRO-7400B

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Higher clock speed 3.5 GHz vs 3.2 GHz Around 10% higher clock speed
Much lower typical power consumption 52.81W vs 86.05W Around 40% lower typical power consumption
Much more l2 cache per core 0.5 MB/core vs 0.25 MB/core 2x more l2 cache per core
Higher Maximum operating temperature 70 °C vs 67.4 °C Around 5% higher Maximum operating temperature
Much lower annual home energy cost 15.66 $/year vs 31.22 $/year Around 50% lower annual home energy cost
Much lower annual commercial energy cost 56.94 $/year vs 84.62 $/year Around 35% lower annual commercial energy cost

Benchmarks Real world tests of Core i5 3470 vs PRO A A6 A6 PRO-7400B

CompuBench 1.5 (Bitcoin mining) Data courtesy CompuBench

Core i5 3470
3.08 mHash/s
PRO A A6 A6 PRO-7400B
46.18 mHash/s

CompuBench 1.5 (Face detection)

Core i5 3470
4.6 mPixels/s
PRO A A6 A6 PRO-7400B
9.04 mPixels/s

CompuBench 1.5 (Ocean surface simulation) Data courtesy CompuBench

Core i5 3470
85.22 fps

CompuBench 1.5 (T-Rex) Data courtesy CompuBench

CompuBench 1.5 (Video composition) Data courtesy CompuBench

Core i5 3470
3.84 fps

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

PassMark (Single Core)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Core i5 3470  vs
PRO A A6 A6 PRO-7400B 
Clock speed 3.2 GHz 3.5 GHz
Turbo clock speed 3.6 GHz 3.9 GHz
Cores Quad core Dual core
Is unlocked No No

features

Has virtualization support Yes Yes
Instruction set extensions
SSE2
MMX
SSE4
AVX
SSE3
SSE
SSE4.1
FMA4
SSE4.2
Supplemental SSE3
AES

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 3.59 pt/W
Typical power consumption 86.05W 52.81W

details

Core i5 3470  vs
PRO A A6 A6 PRO-7400B 
Threads 4 2
L2 cache 1 MB 1 MB
L2 cache per core 0.25 MB/core 0.5 MB/core
L3 cache 6 MB None
Manufacture process 22 nm 28 nm
Operating temperature Unknown - 67.4°C Unknown - 70°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 3.67 GHz 3.5 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 4.09 GHz 3.5 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.67 GHz 3.5 GHz

integrated graphics

GPU GPU GPU
Label Intel® HD Graphics 2500 Radeon™ R5
Latest DirectX 11.0 12.0
GPU clock speed 650 MHz 756 MHz

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Memory type
DDR3-1866
DDR3-1600
DDR3-1333
DDR3
Intel Core i5 3470
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