AMD A10-7870K vs. Intel Core i3-4160

CPU comparison with benchmarks


AMD A10-7870K CPU1 vs CPU2 Intel Core i3-4160
AMD A10-7870K Intel Core i3-4160
AMD A Family Intel Core i3
AMD A10-7000 CPU group Intel Core i 4000
4 Generation 4
Kaveri (Steamroller) Architecture Haswell S
Mobile Segment Desktop / Server
-- Predecessor --
-- Successor --

CPU Cores and Base FrequencyCPU Cores and Base Frequency

4 Cores 2
4 Threads 4
3.90 GHz Frequency 3.60 GHz
4.10 GHz Turbo (1 Core)
4.10 GHz Turbo (All Cores)
normal Core architecture normal
No Hyperthreading Yes
Yes Overclocking ? No

Internal GraphicsInternal Graphics

AMD Radeon R7 - 512 (Kaveri) GPU Intel HD Graphics 4400
0.86 GHz GPU frequency 0.35 GHz
GPU (Turbo) 1.15 GHz
6 GPU Generation 7.5
28 nm Technology 22 nm
2 Max. displays 3
8 Execution units 20
512 Shader 160
2 GB Max. GPU Memory 2 GB
12 DirectX Version 11.1

Hardware codec supportHardware codec support

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 Decode

Memory & PCIeMemory & PCIe

DDR3-2133 Memory DDR3L-1600 SO-DIMM
Max. Memory
2 Memory channels 2
Yes ECC Yes
L2 Cache
4.00 MB L3 Cache 3.00 MB
3.0 PCIe version 3.0
16 PCIe lanes 16

Thermal ManagementThermal Management

95 W TDP (PL1) 54 W
-- TDP (PL2) --
-- TDP up --
-- TDP down --
-- Tjunction max. --

Technical detailsTechnical details

28 nm Technology 22 nm
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, AVX2
FM2+ Socket LGA 1150
AMD-V Virtualization VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d
Yes AES-NI Yes
Q2/2015 Release date Q3/2014
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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 A10-7870K AMD A10-7870K
4x 3.90 GHz (4.10 GHz)
66 (46%)
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Intel Core i3-4160 Intel Core i3-4160
2x 3.60 GHz HT
145 (100%)
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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 A10-7870K AMD A10-7870K
4x 3.90 GHz (4.10 GHz)
250 (68%)
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Intel Core i3-4160 Intel Core i3-4160
2x 3.60 GHz HT
367 (100%)
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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 A10-7870K AMD A10-7870K
4x 3.90 GHz (4.10 GHz)
526 (65%)
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Intel Core i3-4160 Intel Core i3-4160
2x 3.60 GHz HT
807 (100%)
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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 A10-7870K AMD A10-7870K
4x 3.90 GHz (4.10 GHz)
1603 (93%)
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Intel Core i3-4160 Intel Core i3-4160
2x 3.60 GHz HT
1716 (100%)
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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 A10-7870K AMD A10-7870K
AMD Radeon R7 - 512 (Kaveri) @ 0.86 GHz
887 (100%)
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Intel Core i3-4160 Intel Core i3-4160
Intel HD Graphics 4400 @ 1.15 GHz
368 (41%)
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Geekbench 3, 64bit (Single-Core)

Geekbench 3 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 A10-7870K AMD A10-7870K
4x 3.90 GHz (4.10 GHz)
2124 (55%)
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Intel Core i3-4160 Intel Core i3-4160
2x 3.60 GHz HT
3838 (100%)
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Geekbench 3, 64bit (Multi-Core)

Geekbench 3 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 A10-7870K AMD A10-7870K
4x 3.90 GHz (4.10 GHz)
6343 (79%)
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Intel Core i3-4160 Intel Core i3-4160
2x 3.60 GHz HT
8053 (100%)
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Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (Single-Core)

Cinebench 11.5 is based on the Cinema 4D Suite, a software that is popular to generate forms and other stuff in 3D. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.

AMD A10-7870K AMD A10-7870K
4x 3.90 GHz (4.10 GHz)
1.04 (71%)
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Intel Core i3-4160 Intel Core i3-4160
2x 3.60 GHz HT
1.46 (100%)
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Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (Multi-Core)

Cinebench 11.5 is based on the Cinema 4D Suite, a software that is popular to generate forms and other stuff in 3D. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.

AMD A10-7870K AMD A10-7870K
4x 3.90 GHz (4.10 GHz)
3.33 (85%)
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Intel Core i3-4160 Intel Core i3-4160
2x 3.60 GHz HT
3.9 (100%)
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Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (iGPU, OpenGL)

Cinebench 11.5 is based on the Cinema 4D Suite, a software that is popular to generate forms and other stuff in 3D. The iGPU test uses the CPU internal graphic unit to execute OpenGL commands.

AMD A10-7870K AMD A10-7870K
4x 3.90 GHz (4.10 GHz)
0 (0%)
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Intel Core i3-4160 Intel Core i3-4160
2x 3.60 GHz HT
17.3 (100%)
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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 A10-7870K AMD A10-7870K
4x 3.90 GHz (4.10 GHz)
4682 (92%)
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Intel Core i3-4160 Intel Core i3-4160
2x 3.60 GHz HT
5112 (100%)
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