AMD A4-1250 vs Intel Celeron N2820

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AMD A4-1250 CPU1 vs CPU2 Intel Celeron N2820
AMD A4-1250 Intel Celeron N2820

CPU comparison

AMD A4-1250 or Intel Celeron N2820 - which processor is faster? In this comparison we look at the differences and analyze which of these two CPUs is better. We compare the technical data and benchmark results.

The AMD A4-1250 has 2 cores with 2 threads and clocks with a maximum frequency of 1.00 GHz. Up to GB of memory is supported in 2 memory channels. The AMD A4-1250 was released in Q2/2013.

The Intel Celeron N2820 has 2 cores with 2 threads and clocks with a maximum frequency of 2.39 GHz. The CPU supports up to 8 GB of memory in 2 memory channels. The Intel Celeron N2820 was released in Q4/2013.
AMD A (112) Family Intel Celeron (165)
AMD A4-1000 (3) CPU group Intel Celeron J1000/N2000 (17)
7 Generation 6
Temash (Jaguar) Architecture Bay Trail
Mobile Segment Mobile
-- Predecessor --
-- Successor --

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

The AMD A4-1250 has 2 CPU cores and can calculate 2 threads in parallel. The clock frequency of the AMD A4-1250 is 1.00 GHz while the Intel Celeron N2820 has 2 CPU cores and 2 threads can calculate simultaneously. The clock frequency of the Intel Celeron N2820 is at 2.13 GHz (2.39 GHz).

AMD A4-1250 Characteristic Intel Celeron N2820
2 Cores 2
2 Threads 2
normal Core architecture normal
No Hyperthreading No
Yes Overclocking ? No
1.00 GHz Frequency 2.13 GHz
-- Turbo Frequency (1 Core) 2.39 GHz
-- Turbo Frequency (All Cores) 2.39 GHz

NPU AI performance

The performance values of the processor's AI unit. The isolated NPU performance is specified here, the total AI performance (NPU+CPU+iGPU) can be higher. Processors with support for artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) can process many calculations, especially audio, image and video processing, much faster than classic processors.

AMD A4-1250 Characteristic Intel Celeron N2820
-- AI hardware --
-- AI specifications --
-- NPU + CPU + iGPU --

Integrated graphics (iGPU)

The AMD A4-1250 or Intel Celeron N2820 has integrated graphics, called iGPU for short. The iGPU uses the system's main memory as graphics memory and sits on the processor's die.

AMD Radeon HD 8210 GPU Intel HD Graphics (Bay Trail GT1)
0.30 GHz GPU frequency 0.31 GHz
-- GPU (Turbo) 0.76 GHz
5 GPU Generation 7
28 nm Technology 22 nm
2 Max. displays 2
2 Compute units 4
128 Shader 32
No Hardware Raytracing No
No Frame Generation No
2 GB Max. GPU Memory 2 GB
11.1 DirectX Version 11.2

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 8210 GPU Intel HD Graphics (Bay Trail GT1)
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 & PCIe

The AMD A4-1250 can use up to GB of memory in 2 memory channels. The maximum memory bandwidth is 21.3 GB/s. The Intel Celeron N2820 supports up to 8 GB of memory in 2 memory channels and achieves a memory bandwidth of up to 17.1 GB/s.

AMD A4-1250 Characteristic Intel Celeron N2820
DDR3L-1333 Memory DDR3-1066
Max. Memory 8 GB
2 (Dual Channel) Memory channels 2 (Dual Channel)
21.3 GB/s Max. Bandwidth 17.1 GB/s
No ECC No
-- L2 Cache --
1.00 MB L3 Cache 1.00 MB
-- PCIe version 2.0
-- PCIe lanes 4
-- PCIe Bandwidth 2.0 GB/s

Thermal Management

The thermal design power (TDP for short) of the AMD A4-1250 is 8 W, while the Intel Celeron N2820 has a TDP of 7.5 W. The TDP specifies the necessary cooling solution that is required to cool the processor sufficiently.

AMD A4-1250 Characteristic Intel Celeron N2820
8 W TDP (PL1 / PBP) 7.5 W
-- TDP (PL2) --
-- TDP up --
-- TDP down 4.5 W
-- Tjunction max. 105 °C

Technical details

The AMD A4-1250 is manufactured in 28 nm and has 1.00 MB cache. The Intel Celeron N2820 is manufactured in 22 nm and has a 1.00 MB cache.

AMD A4-1250 Characteristic Intel Celeron N2820
28 nm Technology 22 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
FT3 Socket BGA 1170
AMD-V Virtualization VT-x, VT-x EPT
Yes AES-NI No
Operating systems Windows 10, Linux
Q2/2013 Release date Q4/2013
-- Release price --
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Average performance in benchmarks

⌀ Single core performance in 0 CPU benchmarks
AMD A4-1250 (0%)
Intel Celeron N2820 (0%)
⌀ Multi core performance in 1 CPU benchmarks
AMD A4-1250 (100%)
Intel Celeron N2820 (91%)

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 A4-1250 AMD A4-1250
AMD Radeon HD 8210 @ 0.30 GHz
77 (100%)
Intel Celeron N2820 Intel Celeron N2820
Intel HD Graphics (Bay Trail GT1) @ 0.76 GHz
48 (63%)

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 A4-1250 AMD A4-1250
2C 2T @ 1.00 GHz
561 (100%)
Intel Celeron N2820 Intel Celeron N2820
2C 2T @ 2.39 GHz
512 (91%)

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 A4-1250 AMD A4-1250
2C 2T @ 1.00 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Celeron N2820 Intel Celeron N2820
2C 2T @ 2.39 GHz
229 (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 A4-1250 AMD A4-1250
2C 2T @ 1.00 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Celeron N2820 Intel Celeron N2820
2C 2T @ 2.39 GHz
422 (100%)

Geekbench 6 (Single-Core)

Geekbench 6 is a benchmark for modern computers, notebooks and smartphones. What is new is an optimized utilization of newer CPU architectures, e.g. based on the big.LITTLE concept and combining CPU cores of different sizes. The single-core benchmark only evaluates the performance of the fastest CPU core, the number of CPU cores in a processor is irrelevant here.
AMD A4-1250 AMD A4-1250
2C 2T @ 1.00 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Celeron N2820 Intel Celeron N2820
2C 2T @ 2.39 GHz
185 (100%)

Geekbench 6 (Multi-Core)

Geekbench 6 is a benchmark for modern computers, notebooks and smartphones. What is new is an optimized utilization of newer CPU architectures, e.g. based on the big.LITTLE concept and combining CPU cores of different sizes. The multi-core benchmark evaluates the performance of all of the processor's CPU cores. Virtual thread improvements such as AMD SMT or Intel's Hyper-Threading have a positive impact on the benchmark result.
AMD A4-1250 AMD A4-1250
2C 2T @ 1.00 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Celeron N2820 Intel Celeron N2820
2C 2T @ 2.39 GHz
312 (100%)

Cinebench R20 (Single-Core)

Cinebench R20 is the successor of Cinebench R15 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 A4-1250 AMD A4-1250
2C 2T @ 1.00 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Celeron N2820 Intel Celeron N2820
2C 2T @ 2.39 GHz
78 (100%)

Cinebench R20 (Multi-Core)

Cinebench R20 is the successor of Cinebench R15 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 A4-1250 AMD A4-1250
2C 2T @ 1.00 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Celeron N2820 Intel Celeron N2820
2C 2T @ 2.39 GHz
141 (100%)

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 A4-1250 AMD A4-1250
2C 2T @ 1.00 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Celeron N2820 Intel Celeron N2820
2C 2T @ 2.39 GHz
37 (100%)

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 A4-1250 AMD A4-1250
2C 2T @ 1.00 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Celeron N2820 Intel Celeron N2820
2C 2T @ 2.39 GHz
73 (100%)

Devices using this processor

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