Cast your vote Do you agree or disagree with CPUBoss?

Thanks for adding your opinion. Follow us on Facebook to stay up to date with the latest news!
VS

Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Intel Pentium D 820

Reasons to consider the
Intel Pentium D 820

Report a correction

CPUBoss is not aware of any important advantages of the Intel Pentium D 820 vs the AMD A8 3560.

Front view of AMD A8 3560

Reasons to consider the
AMD A8 3560

Report a correction
Much newer manufacturing process 32 nm vs 90 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
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
More cores 4 vs 2 Twice as many cores; run more applications at once
More threads 4 vs 2 Twice as many threads
Has virtualization support Yes vs No Somewhat common; Boosts performance of virtual machines
Much lower typical power consumption 52.81W vs 77.19W More than 30% lower typical power consumption
Significantly lower annual home energy cost 15.66 $/year vs 22.89 $/year More than 30% lower annual home energy cost
Significantly lower annual commercial energy cost 56.94 $/year vs 83.22 $/year More than 30% lower annual commercial energy cost

Features Key features of the Pentium D 820  vs A8 3560 

L2 cache

TDP

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Pentium D 820  vs
A8 3560 
Cores Dual core Quad core
Socket type
LGA 775
FM1

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Has virtualization support No Yes
Instruction set extensions
SSE4a
SSE2
MMX
SSE3
SSE
3DNow!
Supports dynamic frequency scaling No Yes

details

Pentium D 820  vs
A8 3560 
Threads 2 4
L2 cache 2 MB 4 MB
L2 cache per core 1 MB/core 1 MB/core
Manufacture process 90 nm 32 nm
Max CPUs 1 1

power consumption

TDP 95W 65W
Annual home energy cost 22.89 $/year 15.66 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 83.22 $/year 56.94 $/year
Typical power consumption 77.19W 52.81W
Intel Pentium D 820
Report a correction
AMD A8 3560
Report a correction

Comments

comments powered by Disqus