CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of G4520 vs 3800+ 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

9.2

CPUBoss Score

Combination of all six facets

Winner
Intel Pentium G4520 

CPUBoss recommends the Intel Pentium G4520  based on its performance, single-core performance and power consumption.

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Intel Pentium G4520

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Intel Pentium G4520

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Much newer manufacturing process 14 nm vs 90 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
Much higher clock speed 3.6 GHz vs 2.2 GHz Around 65% higher clock speed
Has a built-in GPU Yes vs No Somewhat common; A separate graphics adapter is not required
Has virtualization support Yes vs No Somewhat common; Boosts performance of virtual machines
Much better PassMark (Single core) score 2,078 vs 653 Around 3.2x better PassMark (Single core) score
Much more l3 cache per core 1.5 MB/core vs 0 MB/core Compared to all cpus, 1.5 MB/core l3 cache per core is just OK
Much better overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.96 GHz vs 2.2 GHz Around 80% better overclocked clock speed (Air)
More l3 cache 3 MB vs 0 MB Compared to all cpus, 3 MB l3 cache is just OK
Better PassMark score 4,195 vs 554 More than 7.5x better PassMark score
Significantly better performance per watt 4.33 pt/W vs 0.59 pt/W More than 7.2x better performance per watt
Lower typical power consumption 41.44W vs 50.38W Around 20% lower typical power consumption
Much better overclocked clock speed (Water) 4.64 GHz vs 2.2 GHz More than 2x better overclocked clock speed (Water)
More cores 2 vs 1 Twice as many cores; run more applications at once
Lower annual home energy cost 12.29 $/year vs 14.94 $/year Around 20% lower annual home energy cost
Lower annual commercial energy cost 44.68 $/year vs 54.31 $/year Around 20% lower annual commercial energy cost
Front view of AMD Sempron 3800+

Reasons to consider the
AMD Sempron 3800+

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CPUBoss is not aware of any important advantages of the AMD Sempron 3800+ vs the Intel Pentium G4520.

Benchmarks Real world tests of Pentium G4520 vs Sempron 3800+

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

PassMark (Single Core)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Pentium G4520  vs
Sempron 3800+ 
Clock speed 3.6 GHz 2.2 GHz
Cores Dual core Single core

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Has virtualization support Yes No
Instruction set extensions
SSE2
MMX
SSE4
SSE3
SSE
SSE4.1
SSE4.2
3DNow!
Supplemental SSE3
AES
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

power consumption

TDP 51W 62W
Annual home energy cost 12.29 $/year 14.94 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 44.68 $/year 54.31 $/year
Performance per watt 4.33 pt/W 0.59 pt/W
Typical power consumption 41.44W 50.38W

details

Pentium G4520  vs
Sempron 3800+ 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 2 1
L3 cache 3 MB 0 MB
L3 cache per core 1.5 MB/core 0 MB/core
Manufacture process 14 nm 90 nm
Max CPUs 1 1

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 3.96 GHz 2.2 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 4.64 GHz 2.2 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.96 GHz 2.2 GHz

integrated graphics

GPU GPU None
Label Intel® HD Graphics 530 N/A
Number of displays supported 3 N/A
GPU clock speed 350 MHz N/A
Turbo clock speed 1,050 MHz N/A
Intel Pentium G4520
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AMD Sempron 3800+
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