AMD A10-9700 vs Intel Core i3-2120

Physical Specifications

Socket AMD Socket AM4 Intel Socket 1155
Process size 28 nm 32 nm
Transistors 1,178 million 504 million
Die size 246 mm² 131 mm²
Package µPGA FC-LGA10
tCaseMax 74°C
Foundry Intel

Performance

Frequency 3.5 GHz 3.3 GHz
Turbo clock up to 3.8 GHz
Base clock 100 MHz 100 MHz
Multiplier 35.0x 33.0x
Multiplier unlocked Yes No
Voltage 1.475 V
TDP 65 W 65 W

Architecture Details

Vertical Segment Desktop Desktop
Production status Active End-of-life
Release date Jul 27th, 2017 Feb 20th, 2011
Codename Bristol Ridge Sandy Bridge
Generation A10 Core i3
Part AD9700AGM44AB SR05Y
Memory support DDR4 Dual-channel DDR3 Dual-channel
ECC memory No No
PCI Express Gen 3, 16 Lanes(CPU only)

Cores

Total Cores 4 2
Total Threads 4 4
SMP # CPUs 1 1
Integrated graphics Radeon R7 Intel HD 2000

Cache

Cache L1 128K (per core) 64K (per core)
Cache L2 1MB (per core) 256K (per core)
Cache L3 3MB (shared)

Notes

Notes This processor comes with an unlocked base clock multiplier, allowing users to set the multiplier value higher than shipped value, to facilitate better overclocking.

Features & Technologies

3DNow! Yes
AES Yes
AMD-V Yes
AMD64 Yes
AVX Yes
AVX2 Yes
BMI1 Yes
BMI2 Yes
EIST Yes
EVP Yes
F16C Yes
FMA3 Yes
FMA4 Yes
HTT Yes
Intel 64 Yes
MMX Yes Yes
SMT Yes
SSE Yes Yes
SSE2 Yes Yes
SSE3 Yes Yes
SSE4 Yes
SSE4.1 Yes
SSE4.2 Yes Yes
SSE4A Yes
TBM Yes
TXT Yes
Turbo Core Yes
VT-x Yes
XD-Bit Yes
XOP Yes

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