AMD A10-6790K vs Intel Core i7-2715QE

Last updated:

CPU comparison with benchmarks


AMD A10-6790K CPU1 vs CPU2 Intel Core i7-2715QE
AMD A10-6790K Intel Core i7-2715QE

CPU comparison

In this CPU comparison, we compare the AMD A10-6790K and the Intel Core i7-2715QE and use benchmarks to check which processor is faster.

We compare the AMD A10-6790K 4 core processor released in Q4/2013 with the Intel Core i7-2715QE which has 4 CPU cores and was introduced in Q1/2011.
AMD A (112) Family Intel Core i7 (293)
AMD A10-6000 (4) CPU group Intel Core i 2000M (46)
3 Generation 2
Richland (Piledriver) Architecture Sandy Bridge H
Desktop / Server Segment Mobile
-- Predecessor --
-- Successor --

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

The AMD A10-6790K is a 4 core processor with a clock frequency of 4.10 GHz (4.30 GHz). The processor can compute 4 threads at the same time. The Intel Core i7-2715QE clocks with 2.10 GHz (3.00 GHz), has 4 CPU cores and can calculate 8 threads in parallel.

AMD A10-6790K Characteristic Intel Core i7-2715QE
4 Cores 4
4 Threads 8
normal Core architecture normal
No Hyperthreading Yes
Yes Overclocking ? No
4.10 GHz Frequency 2.10 GHz
4.30 GHz Turbo Frequency (1 Core) 3.00 GHz
4.30 GHz Turbo Frequency (All Cores) --

Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning

Processors with the support of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) can process many calculations, especially audio, image and video processing, much faster than classic processors. Algorithms for ML improve their performance the more data they have collected via software. ML tasks can be processed up to 10,000 times faster than with a classic processor.

AMD A10-6790K Characteristic Intel Core i7-2715QE
-- AI hardware --
-- AI specifications --

Internal Graphics

Graphics (iGPU) integrated into the processor not only enable image output without having to rely on a dedicated graphics solution, but can also efficiently accelerate video playback.

AMD Radeon HD 8670D GPU Intel HD Graphics 3000
0.84 GHz GPU frequency 0.65 GHz
-- GPU (Turbo) 1.20 GHz
5 GPU Generation 6
32 nm Technology 32 nm
2 Max. displays 2
6 Compute units 12
384 Shader 96
No Hardware Raytracing No
No Frame Generation No
2 GB Max. GPU Memory 2 GB
11.2 DirectX Version 10.1

Hardware codec support

A photo or video codec that is accelerated in hardware can greatly accelerate the working speed of a processor and extend the battery life of notebooks or smartphones when playing videos.

AMD Radeon HD 8670D GPU Intel HD Graphics 3000
No Codec h265 / HEVC (8 bit) No
No Codec h265 / HEVC (10 bit) No
Decode Codec h264 Decode / Encode
No Codec VP9 No
No Codec VP8 No
No Codec AV1 No
Decode Codec AVC Decode / Encode
Decode Codec VC-1 Decode
Decode / Encode Codec JPEG No

Memory & PCIe

Up to GB of memory in a maximum of 2 memory channels is supported by the AMD A10-6790K, while the Intel Core i7-2715QE supports a maximum of 16 GB of memory with a maximum memory bandwidth of 25.6 GB/s enabled.

AMD A10-6790K Characteristic Intel Core i7-2715QE
DDR3-1866 Memory DDR3-1066, DDR3-1333, DDR3-1600
Max. Memory 16 GB
2 (Dual Channel) Memory channels 2 (Dual Channel)
-- Max. Bandwidth 25.6 GB/s
No ECC Yes
-- L2 Cache --
4.00 MB L3 Cache 6.00 MB
-- PCIe version 2.0
-- PCIe lanes 16
-- PCIe Bandwidth 8.0 GB/s

Thermal Management

The AMD A10-6790K has a TDP of 100 W. The TDP of the Intel Core i7-2715QE is 45 W. System integrators use the TDP of the processor as a guide when dimensioning the cooling solution.

AMD A10-6790K Characteristic Intel Core i7-2715QE
100 W TDP (PL1 / PBP) 45 W
-- TDP (PL2) --
-- TDP up --
-- TDP down --
-- Tjunction max. 100 °C

Technical details

The AMD A10-6790K has 4.00 MB cache and is manufactured in 32 nm. The cache of Intel Core i7-2715QE is at 6.00 MB. The processor is manufactured in 32 nm.

AMD A10-6790K Characteristic Intel Core i7-2715QE
32 nm Technology 32 nm
Unknown Chip design Monolithic
x86-64 (64 bit) Instruction set (ISA) x86-64 (64 bit)
SSE4a, SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX, FMA3, FMA4 ISA extensions SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX
FM2 Socket BGA 1023
AMD-V Virtualization VT-x, VT-x EPT
Yes AES-NI Yes
Windows 10, Linux Operating systems Windows 10, Linux
Q4/2013 Release date Q1/2011
110 $ Release price 295 $
show more data show more data


Geekbench 5, 64bit (Single-Core)

Geekbench 5 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.
AMD A10-6790K AMD A10-6790K
4C 4T @ 4.30 GHz
522 (89%)
Intel Core i7-2715QE Intel Core i7-2715QE
4C 8T @ 3.00 GHz
587 (100%)

Geekbench 5, 64bit (Multi-Core)

Geekbench 5 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.
AMD A10-6790K AMD A10-6790K
4C 4T @ 4.30 GHz
1419 (100%)
Intel Core i7-2715QE Intel Core i7-2715QE
4C 8T @ 2.10 GHz
1345 (95%)

iGPU - FP32 Performance (Single-precision GFLOPS)

The theoretical computing performance of the internal graphics unit of the processor with simple accuracy (32 bit) in GFLOPS. GFLOPS indicates how many billion floating point operations the iGPU can perform per second.
AMD A10-6790K AMD A10-6790K
AMD Radeon HD 8670D @ 0.84 GHz
648 (100%)
Intel Core i7-2715QE Intel Core i7-2715QE
Intel HD Graphics 3000 @ 1.20 GHz
230 (36%)

Estimated results for PassMark CPU Mark

Some of the CPUs listed below have been benchmarked by CPU-monkey. However the majority of CPUs have not been tested and the results have been estimated by a CPU-monkey’s secret proprietary formula. As such they do not accurately reflect the actual Passmark CPU mark values and are not endorsed by PassMark Software Pty Ltd.
AMD A10-6790K AMD A10-6790K
4C 4T @ 4.30 GHz
4724 (100%)
Intel Core i7-2715QE Intel Core i7-2715QE
4C 8T @ 2.10 GHz
3221 (68%)

Cinebench R15 (Single-Core)

Cinebench R15 is the successor of Cinebench 11.5 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.
AMD A10-6790K AMD A10-6790K
4C 4T @ 4.30 GHz
69 (100%)
Intel Core i7-2715QE Intel Core i7-2715QE
4C 8T @ 3.00 GHz
0 (0%)

Cinebench R15 (Multi-Core)

Cinebench R15 is the successor of Cinebench 11.5 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.
AMD A10-6790K AMD A10-6790K
4C 4T @ 4.30 GHz
260 (100%)
Intel Core i7-2715QE Intel Core i7-2715QE
4C 8T @ 2.10 GHz
0 (0%)

Devices using this processor

AMD A10-6790K Intel Core i7-2715QE
Unknown Unknown

Popular comparisons containing this CPUs

1. Raspberry Pi 4 B (Broadcom BCM2711)Intel Core i7-2715QE Raspberry Pi 4 B (Broadcom BCM2711) vs Intel Core i7-2715QE
2. AMD A10-6790KAMD A10-5800K AMD A10-6790K vs AMD A10-5800K
3. Intel Core i5-4460AMD A10-6790K Intel Core i5-4460 vs AMD A10-6790K
4. AMD A8-7600AMD A10-6790K AMD A8-7600 vs AMD A10-6790K
5. AMD A10-6790KIntel Core i5-4570 AMD A10-6790K vs Intel Core i5-4570
6. AMD A10-6790KAMD FX-6300 AMD A10-6790K vs AMD FX-6300
7. AMD A10-7700KAMD A10-6790K AMD A10-7700K vs AMD A10-6790K
8. Intel Core i5-4430AMD A10-6790K Intel Core i5-4430 vs AMD A10-6790K
9. Intel Core i3-4160AMD A10-6790K Intel Core i3-4160 vs AMD A10-6790K
10. AMD A10-6790KAMD A10-6800K AMD A10-6790K vs AMD A10-6800K


back to index