AMD FX-4100 vs Intel Core i5-3230M

Physical Specifications

Socket AMD Socket AM3+ Intel Socket G2 (988B)
Process size 32 nm 22 nm
Transistors 1,200 million unknown
Die size 315 mm² 118 mm²
Package µPGA FC-BGA12F
Foundry Intel

Performance

Frequency 3.6 GHz 2.6 GHz
Turbo clock up to 3.9 GHz up to 3.2 GHz
Base clock 200 MHz 100 MHz
Multiplier 18.0x 26.0x
Multiplier unlocked Yes No
Voltage 1.425 V
TDP 95 W 35 W

Architecture Details

Vertical Segment Desktop Mobile
Production status End-of-life unknown
Release date Oct 12th, 2011 Jan 1st, 2013
Codename Zambezi Ivy Bridge
Generation FX Core i5
Part FD4100WMW4KGU SR0WY
Memory support DDR3 Dual-channel DDR3 Dual-channel
ECC memory No No
PCI Express Gen 2

Cores

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

Cache

Cache L1 192K 64K (per core)
Cache L2 4MB 256K (per core)
Cache L3 8MB (shared) 3MB (shared)

Notes

Notes 16KB L1 data cache per core. 64KB L1 instruction cache shared per two cores (per module). 2MB L2 cache shared per two cores (per module). This processor comes with an unlocked multiplier, allowing users to set the multiplier value higher than the shipped Intel HD 4000 frequency: 650-1100MHz

Features & Technologies

AES Yes
AES-NI Yes
AMD-V Yes
AMD64 Yes
AVX Yes Yes
CLMUL Yes
CVT16 Yes
EIST Yes
EVP Yes
FMA4 Yes
HT3.1 Yes
HTT Yes
Intel 64 Yes
MMX Yes Yes
SSE Yes Yes
SSE2 Yes Yes
SSE3 Yes Yes
SSE4.1 Yes
SSE4.2 Yes Yes
SSE4A Yes
SSSE3 Yes Yes
Turbo Core Yes
VT-d Yes
VT-x Yes
XD bit Yes
XOP Yes

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