CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of 515 vs 4400M among all 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

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

7.3

CPUBoss Score

Combination of all six facets

Winner
AMD A6 4400M 

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Intel Pentium 4 515

Reasons to consider the
Intel Pentium 4 515

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Higher clock speed 2.93 GHz vs 2.7 GHz Around 10% higher clock speed
Much more l2 cache per core 1 MB/core vs 0.5 MB/core 2x more l2 cache per core
Better overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.92 GHz vs 3.2 GHz More than 20% better overclocked clock speed (Air)
Better overclocked clock speed (Water) 2.93 GHz vs 2.7 GHz Around 10% better overclocked clock speed (Water)
Front view of AMD A6 4400M

Reasons to consider the
AMD A6 4400M

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Much newer manufacturing process 32 nm vs 90 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
Has a built-in GPU Yes vs No Somewhat common; A separate graphics adapter is not required
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes vs No Somewhat common; Allows for maximum performance when needed, while conserving power and minimizing heat production when not needed
Much lower typical power consumption 28.44W vs 68.25W 2.4x lower typical power consumption
Has virtualization support Yes vs No Somewhat common; Boosts performance of virtual machines
Much better performance per watt 9.6 pt/W vs 0.99 pt/W Around 9.8x better performance per watt
Much higher Maximum operating temperature 100 °C vs 67.7 °C Around 50% higher Maximum operating temperature
Newer May, 2012 vs Jul, 2005 Release date over 6 years later
Better geekbench 3 single core score 1,434 vs 756 Around 90% better geekbench 3 single core score
Better geekbench 3 Multi-Core score 2,091 vs 750 More than 2.8x better geekbench 3 Multi-Core score
More cores 2 vs 1 Twice as many cores; run more applications at once
Much lower annual home energy cost 8.43 $/year vs 20.24 $/year 2.4x lower annual home energy cost
Much lower annual commercial energy cost 30.66 $/year vs 73.58 $/year 2.4x lower annual commercial energy cost

Benchmarks Real world tests of Pentium 4 515 vs A6 4400M

GeekBench 3 (Multi-core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

GeekBench 3 (Single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

GeekBench 3 (AES single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Pentium 4 515
102,400 MB/s
A6 4400M
1,680,000 MB/s

GeekBench (32-bit) Data courtesy Primate Labs

GeekBench

A6 4400M
3,018

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Pentium 4 515  vs
A6 4400M 
Clock speed 2.93 GHz 2.7 GHz
Cores Single core Dual core

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Has virtualization support No Yes
Instruction set extensions
SSE4a
AVX 1.1
SSE2
F16C
MMX
XOP
AVX
SSE3
SSE
CLMUL
AMD64
SSE4.1
FMA4
FMA3
SSE4.2
CVT16
AMD-V
Supplemental SSE3
AES
Supports dynamic frequency scaling No Yes

integrated graphics

GPU None GPU
Label N/A Radeon™ HD 7520G
Latest DirectX N/A 11.0
GPU clock speed N/A 496 MHz
Turbo clock speed N/A 685 MHz

details

Pentium 4 515  vs
A6 4400M 
Threads 1 2
L2 cache 1 MB 1 MB
L2 cache per core 1 MB/core 0.5 MB/core
Manufacture process 90 nm 32 nm
Transistor count 125,000,000 1,303,000,000
Max CPUs 1 1
Clock multiplier 22 27
Voltage range 1.25 - 1.4V 0.81 - 1.32V
Operating temperature Unknown - 67.7°C Unknown - 100°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 3.92 GHz 3.2 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 2.93 GHz 2.7 GHz
PassMark (Overclocked) 725.9 982.4
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.92 GHz 3.2 GHz

power consumption

TDP 84W 35W
Annual home energy cost 20.24 $/year 8.43 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 73.58 $/year 30.66 $/year
Performance per watt 0.99 pt/W 9.6 pt/W
Typical power consumption 68.25W 28.44W
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