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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Intel Pentium A1018

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Intel Pentium A1018

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Better turbo clock speed 1,000 MHz vs 896 MHz More than 10% better turbo clock speed
More number of displays supported 3 vs 2 1 more number of displays supported
Front view of Intel A1020

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Intel A1020

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Higher clock speed 2.41 GHz vs 2.1 GHz Around 15% higher clock speed
Significantly lower typical power consumption 8.13W vs 28.44W 3.5x lower typical power consumption
Significantly better performance per watt 5.6 pt/W vs 2.39 pt/W More than 2.2x better performance per watt
More cores 4 vs 2 Twice as many cores; run more applications at once
Newer Jan, 2016 vs Jul, 2013 Release date over 2 years later
More threads 4 vs 2 Twice as many threads
Slightly higher GPU clock speed 688 MHz vs 650 MHz More than 5% higher GPU clock speed
Significantly lower annual home energy cost 2.41 $/year vs 8.43 $/year 3.5x lower annual home energy cost
Significantly lower annual commercial energy cost 8.76 $/year vs 30.66 $/year 3.5x lower annual commercial energy cost

Features Key features of the Pentium A1018  vs A1020 

clock speed

Pentium A1018
2.1 GHz
2.41 GHz

gpu clock speed

Pentium A1018
650 MHz
688 MHz


Specifications Full list of technical specs


Pentium A1018  vs
Clock speed 2.1 GHz 2.41 GHz
Cores Dual core Quad core


Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Has virtualization support Yes Yes
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

power consumption

TDP 35W 10W
Annual home energy cost 8.43 $/year 2.41 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 30.66 $/year 8.76 $/year
Performance per watt 2.39 pt/W 5.6 pt/W
Typical power consumption 28.44W 8.13W


Architecture DMI FSB
Number of links 1 1


Pentium A1018  vs
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 2 4
Manufacture process 22 nm 22 nm
Max CPUs 1 1

integrated graphics

Label Intel® HD Graphics Intel® HD Graphics
Number of displays supported 3 2
GPU clock speed 650 MHz 688 MHz
Turbo clock speed 1,000 MHz 896 MHz

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Memory type
Channels Dual Channel Dual Channel
Supports ECC No No
Maximum bandwidth 12,800 MB/s 12,800 MB/s
Maximum memory size 32,768 MB 8,192 MB
Intel Pentium A1018
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Intel A1020
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