AMD A6-5200Intel Core i3-3120M
Top 72%126 points
Top 72%
Top 33%303 points
Top 33%
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Semiconductor size
Number of CPUs
lowmidhigh
Top 90%
134 CPUs
23.33nm - 30nm
NaN% of all CPUsYes
No
semiconductor size
28
nm
22
nm
MediaTek Helio X30
10nm
Best

AMD A6-5200 vs Intel Core i3-3120M: 26 facts in comparison

1. semiconductor size

A smaller size indicates that the process to create the chip is newer.
28nm
MediaTek Helio X30: 10nm
22nm
66
0

2. GPU clock speed

The graphics processing unit (GPU) has a higher clock speed.
625MHz
Intel Core i7-4770R: 1300MHz
650MHz
65
0

3. L1 cache

A larger L1 cache results in faster CPU and system-wide performance.
256KB
AMD Opteron 6180 SE: 1536KB
128KB
62
0

4. L2 cache

A larger L2 cache results in faster CPU and system-wide performance.
2MB
AMD Opteron 6380: 16MB
0.5MB
60
0

5. L2 core

More data can be stored in the L2 cache for access by each core of the CPU.
0.25MB/core
Intel Core i5-4200Y: 2.5MB/core
0.25MB/core
56
0

6. DirectX version

DirectX is used in games, with newer versions supporting better graphics.
11
AMD A10-7870K: 12
11
50
0

7. Uses hyperthreading technology

Many of Intel's processors use hyperthreading, which means that each core of the processor can work on two threads at once instead of most processors which work on a single thread per core. This means you can have significant performance gains in certain applications.
AMD A6-5200
Intel Core i3-3120M
41% have it
49
0

8. Has Tri-Gate transistors

An advanced transistor technology developed by Intel that allows lower power consumption and higher speeds.
AMD A6-5200
Intel Core i3-3120M
29% have it
45
0

9. Has integrated graphics

With integrated graphics you don’t need to buy a separate graphics card.
AMD A6-5200
Intel Core i3-3120M
68% have it
45
0

10. Supports 64-bit

A 32-bit operating system can only support up to 4GB of RAM. 64-bit allows more than 4GB, giving increased performance. It also allows you to run 64-bit applications.
AMD A6-5200
Intel Core i3-3120M
84% have it
42
0

11. Has AES

AES is used to speed up encryption and decryption.
AMD A6-5200
65% have it
41
0

12. PCI Express (PCIe) version

PCI Express (PCIe) is a high speed expansion card standard, that connects the computer to it's peripherals. Newer versions can support more bandwidth and deliver better performance.
2
Intel Core i7-4770K: 3
3
40
0

13. OpenGL version

OpenGL is used in games, with newer versions supporting better graphics.
4.3
AMD A10-7860K: 4.5
4
37
0

14. OpenCL version

Some applications use OpenCL to utilise the power of the graphics processing unit (GPU) for non-graphical computing. Newer versions introduce more functionality and better performance.
1.1
Intel Xeon E3-1275 v5: 2
1.1
34
0

15. Supports hardware-assisted virtualization

It is easier to obtain better performance when using virtualization if it is hardware-assisted.
AMD A6-5200
Intel Core i3-3120M
88% have it
33
0

16. Has Intel Quick Sync Video

This allows very fast video transcoding times, for example when ripping a DVD or Blu-ray to your computer.
AMD A6-5200
Intel Core i3-3120M
29% have it
32
0

17. Has RdRand

RdRand is an instruction set used for cryptography.
AMD A6-5200
Intel Core i3-3120M
25% have it
31
0

18. Has dynamic frequency scaling

Dynamic frequency scaling is a technology that allows the processor to conserve power and reduce noise when it is under a light load.
AMD A6-5200
Intel Core i3-3120M
95% have it
31
0

19. height

13mm shorter.
24.5mm
Apple A5 APL7498: 6mm
37.5mm
30
0

20. GPU turbo

When the GPU is running below its limitations, it can boost to a higher clock speed in order to give increased performance.
875MHz
Intel Core i7-3940XM: 1350MHz
1100MHz
29
0

21. Has MMX

MMX is used to speed up tasks such as adjusting the contrast of an image or adjusting volume.
AMD A6-5200
Intel Core i3-3120M
73% have it
29
0

22. Has F16C

F16C is used to speed up tasks such as adjusting the contrast of an image or adjusting volume.
AMD A6-5200
Intel Core i3-3120M
35% have it
29
0

23. Has NX bit

NX bit helps protect the computer from malicious attacks.
AMD A6-5200
Intel Core i3-3120M
98% have it
28
0

24. Has AVX

AVX is used to help speed up calculations in multimedia, scientific and financial applications, as well as improving Linux RAID software performance.
AMD A6-5200
Intel Core i3-3120M
57% have it
28
0

25. width

13mm narrower.
24.5mm
Apple A5 APL7498: 6mm
37.5mm
27
0

26. SSE version

SSE is used to speed up multimedia tasks such as editing an image or adjusting audio volume. Each new version contains new instructions and improvements.
4
Intel Core i7-4770K: 4.2
4.2
27
0

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