AMD A8-6500 vs Intel Core i7-3520M

Physical Specifications

Socket AMD Socket FM2 Intel Socket G2 (988B)
Process size 32 nm 22 nm
Transistors 1,178 million unknown
Die size 246 mm² 118 mm²
Package µPGA FC-PGA12F
tCaseMax 71°C
Foundry Intel

Performance

Frequency 3.5 GHz 2.9 GHz
Turbo clock up to 4.1 GHz up to 3.6 GHz
Base clock 100 MHz 100 MHz
Multiplier 35.0x 29.0x
Multiplier unlocked No No
Voltage 1.475 V
TDP 65 W 35 W

Architecture Details

Vertical Segment Desktop Mobile
Production status unknown unknown
Release date Jun 1st, 2013 Jun 3rd, 2012
Codename Richland Ivy Bridge
Generation A8 Core i7
Part AD6500OKA44HL SR0MT
Memory support DDR3 Dual-channel unknown Dual-channel
ECC memory No No

Cores

Total Cores 4 2
Total Threads 4 4
SMP # CPUs 1 1
Integrated graphics Radeon HD 8570D Intel HD 4000

Cache

Cache L1 128K (per core) 64K (per core)
Cache L2 1MB (per core) 256K (per core)
Cache L3 4MB (shared)

Features & Technologies

3DNow! Yes
AES-NI Yes
AMD-V Yes
AMD64 Yes
AVX Yes
CnQ Yes
EIST Yes
HTT Yes
Intel 64 Yes
MMX Yes Yes
NX bit Yes
SSE Yes Yes
SSE2 Yes Yes
SSE3 Yes Yes
SSE4.2 Yes
SSE4A Yes
SSSE3 Yes
TXT Yes
VT-d Yes
VT-x Yes
XD bit Yes

Notes

Notes Intel HD 2500 frequency: 650-1250MHz

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