CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of 540M vs 5350M 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 540M

Reasons to consider the
Intel Core i5 540M

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CPUBoss is not aware of any important advantages of the Intel Core i5 540M vs the AMD A6 5350M.

Front view of AMD A6 5350M

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AMD A6 5350M

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CPUBoss is not aware of any important advantages of the AMD A6 5350M vs the Intel Core i5 540M.

Benchmarks Real world tests of Core i5 540M vs A6 5350M

GeekBench 3 (Multi-core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Core i5 540M
3,870
A6 5350M
2,058

GeekBench 3 (Single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Core i5 540M
1,927
A6 5350M
1,274

GeekBench 3 (AES single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Core i5 540M
1,400,000 MB/s
A6 5350M
1,200,000 MB/s

GeekBench (32-bit) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Core i5 540M
3,761
A6 5350M
2,136

GeekBench

Core i5 540M
5,249
A6 5350M
2,136

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

Core i5 540M
2,449
A6 5350M
1,899

PassMark (Single Core)

Core i5 540M
1,093
A6 5350M
1,154

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Core i5 540M  vs
A6 5350M 
Clock speed 2.53 GHz 2.9 GHz
Turbo clock speed 3.07 GHz 3.5 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
F16C
MMX
SSE4
XOP
AVX
SSE3
EM64T
SSE
BMI1
AMD64
SSE4.1
FMA4
FMA3
SSE4.2
AMD-V
Supplemental SSE3
AES
TBM
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

power consumption

TDP 35W 35W
Annual home energy cost 8.43 $/year 8.43 $/year
Performance per watt 14.03 pt/W 10.21 pt/W
Typical power consumption 28.44W 28.44W

details

Core i5 540M  vs
A6 5350M 
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 None
Manufacture process 32 nm 32 nm
Max CPUs 1 1

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 3.03 GHz 3.52 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 2.53 GHz 2.9 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.03 GHz 3.52 GHz

integrated graphics

GPU GPU GPU
Label Intel® HD Graphics Radeon™ HD 8450G
GPU clock speed 500 MHz 533 MHz
Turbo clock speed 766 MHz 720 MHz

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Memory type
DDR3-1600
DDR3-1066
DDR3-800
DDR3
Intel Core i5 540M
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