CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of 520M vs 3300M 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

0.4

CPUBoss Score

Combination of all six facets

Winner
Intel Core i5 520M 

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Intel Core i5 520M

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Intel Core i5 520M

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CPUBoss is not aware of any important advantages of the Intel Core i5 520M vs the AMD A4 3300M.

Front view of AMD A4 3300M

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AMD A4 3300M

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Benchmarks Real world tests of Core i5 520M vs A4 3300M

GeekBench 3 (Multi-core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Core i5 520M
3,737
A4 3300M
1,806

GeekBench 3 (Single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

GeekBench 3 (AES single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Core i5 520M
1,340,000 MB/s
A4 3300M
78,400 MB/s

GeekBench (32-bit) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Core i5 520M
3,593
A4 3300M
1,718

GeekBench

Core i5 520M
5,349
A4 3300M
2,433

3D Mark 06 (CPU)

Core i5 520M
2,728.5
A4 3300M
24.3

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

Core i5 520M
2,380
A4 3300M
1,189

PassMark (Single Core)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Core i5 520M  vs
A4 3300M 
Clock speed 2.4 GHz 1.9 GHz
Turbo clock speed 2.93 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
SSE3
SSE
AMD64
SSE4.1
SSE4.2
AMD-V
Supplemental SSE3
AES
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

power consumption

TDP 35W 35W
Annual home energy cost 8.43 $/year 8.43 $/year
Performance per watt 13.49 pt/W 2.61 pt/W
Typical power consumption 28.44W 28.44W

details

Core i5 520M  vs
A4 3300M 
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 32 nm 32 nm
Transistor count 382,000,000 1,450,000,000
Max CPUs 1 1
Clock multiplier 18 12

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 2.86 GHz 2.82 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 2.4 GHz 1.9 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 2.86 GHz 2.82 GHz

integrated graphics

GPU GPU GPU
Label Intel® HD Graphics Radeon™ HD 6480G
GPU clock speed 500 MHz 444 MHz

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Memory type
DDR3-1333
DDR3-1066
DDR3-800
DDR3
Intel Core i5 520M
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