CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of Core i5 4300M vs A4 4300M 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

No winner declared

Too close to call

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Intel Core i5 4300M

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Intel Core i5 4300M

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CPUBoss is not aware of any important advantages of the Intel Core i5 4300M vs the AMD A4 4300M.

Front view of AMD A4 4300M

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AMD A4 4300M

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Benchmarks Real world tests of Core i5 4300M vs A4 4300M

CompuBench 1.5 (Bitcoin mining) Data courtesy CompuBench

Core i5 4300M
5.23 mHash/s
A4 4300M
18.64 mHash/s

CompuBench 1.5 (T-Rex) Data courtesy CompuBench

Core i5 4300M
0.88 fps
A4 4300M
0.22 fps

PCMark 8 Home 3.0 Accelerated Data courtesy FutureMark

A4 4300M
1,798

Sky Diver Data courtesy FutureMark

A4 4300M
1,224

Cloud Gate Data courtesy FutureMark

A4 4300M
1,942

GeekBench 3 (Multi-core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

A4 4300M
1,970

GeekBench 3 (Single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

A4 4300M
1,285

GeekBench 3 (AES single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Core i5 4300M
3,380,000 MB/s
A4 4300M
1,550,000 MB/s

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Core i5 4300M  vs
A4 4300M 
Clock speed 2.7 GHz 2.5 GHz
Turbo clock speed 3.4 GHz 3 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
AVX 1.1
SSE2
F16C
MMX
SSE4
XOP
AVX
SSE3
EM64T
SSE
CLMUL
AMD64
SSE4.1
FMA4
FMA3
SSE4.2
CVT16
AMD-V
Supplemental SSE3
AES
AVX 2.0
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Memory type
DDR3-1600
DDR3
Channels Dual Channel Dual Channel
Maximum bandwidth 12,800 MB/s 25,600 MB/s

details

Core i5 4300M  vs
A4 4300M 
Threads 4 2
L2 cache 0.5 MB 1 MB
L2 cache per core 0.25 MB/core 0.5 MB/core
L3 cache 3 MB 0.5 MB
L3 cache per core 1.5 MB/core 0.25 MB/core
Manufacture process 22 nm 32 nm
Max CPUs 1 1
Operating temperature Unknown - 100°C Unknown - 100°C

integrated graphics

GPU GPU GPU
Label Intel® HD Graphics 4600 Radeon™ HD 7420
GPU clock speed 400 MHz 480 MHz
Turbo clock speed 1,250 MHz 655 MHz

power consumption

TDP 37W 35W
Annual home energy cost 8.91 $/year 8.43 $/year
Performance per watt 17.12 pt/W 8.59 pt/W
Typical power consumption 30.06W 28.44W
Intel Core i5 4300M
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