AMD A4-1250 vs Intel Core i3-4010U

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AMD A4-1250 CPU1 vs CPU2 Intel Core i3-4010U
AMD A4-1250 Intel Core i3-4010U

CPU comparison

AMD A4-1250 or Intel Core i3-4010U ? In this comparison, we check 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 (Dual Channel) memory channels. The AMD A4-1250 was released in Q2/2013.

The Intel Core i3-4010U has 2 cores with 4 threads and clocks with a maximum frequency of 1.70 GHz. The CPU supports up to GB of memory in 2 (Dual Channel) memory channels. The Intel Core i3-4010U was released in Q3/2013.
AMD A Family Intel Core i3
AMD A4-1000 CPU group Intel Core i 4000U
7 Generation 4
Temash (Jaguar) Architecture Haswell U
Mobile Segment Mobile
-- Predecessor --
-- Successor --

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

In addition to the number of CPU cores and threads, you can see here whether the AMD A4-1250 or Intel Core i3-4010U can be overclocked. You will also find the clock frequencies of the processor (single-core and multi-core) here. The number of CPU cores greatly affects the speed of the processor.

2 Cores 2
2 Threads 4
normal Core architecture normal
No Hyperthreading Yes
Yes Overclocking ? No
1.00 GHz Frequency 1.70 GHz
-- Turbo Frequency (1 Core) --
-- Turbo Frequency (All Cores) --

Internal Graphics

The AMD A4-1250 or Intel Core i3-4010U 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. A processor with integrated graphics is also called APU (Accelerated Processing Unit).

AMD Radeon HD 8210 GPU Intel HD Graphics 4400
0.30 GHz GPU frequency 0.20 GHz
GPU (Turbo) 1.00 GHz
5 GPU Generation 7.5
28 nm Technology 22 nm
2 Max. displays 3
2 Execution units 20
128 Shader 160
2 GB Max. GPU Memory 2 GB
11.1 DirectX Version 11.1

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.

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 memory type as well as the amount of memory can greatly affect the speed of the processor. The memory bandwidth depends on several factors and is given in gigabytes per second.

DDR3L-1333 SO-DIMM Memory DDR3L-1600 SO-DIMM
Max. Memory
2 (Dual Channel) Memory channels 2 (Dual Channel)
-- Bandwidth --
No ECC No
L2 Cache
1.00 MB L3 Cache 3.00 MB
PCIe version 2.0
PCIe lanes 12

Thermal Management

The Thermal Design Power (TDP for short) specifies the necessary cooling solution to cool the processor sufficiently. The TDP usually only gives a rough idea of the real consumption of a CPU.

8 W TDP (PL1) 15 W
-- TDP (PL2) --
-- TDP up --
-- TDP down --
-- Tjunction max. --

Technical details

Here you will find information on the size of the level 2 and level 3 cache of the AMD A4-1250 or Intel Core i3-4010U as well as a list of the processors ISA extensions. We have documented the architecture and the manufacturing technology for you as well as the release date.

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, AVX2
FT3 Socket BGA 1168
AMD-V Virtualization VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d
Yes AES-NI Yes
Operating systems Windows 10, Linux
Q2/2013 Release date Q3/2013
-- Release price 195 $
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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 A4-1250 AMD A4-1250
2C 2T @ 1.00 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Core i3-4010U Intel Core i3-4010U
2C 4T @ 1.70 GHz
382 (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 A4-1250 AMD A4-1250
2C 2T @ 1.00 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Core i3-4010U Intel Core i3-4010U
2C 4T @ 1.70 GHz
863 (100%)
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CPU-Z Benchmark 17 (Multi-Core)

The CPU-Z benchmark measures a processor's performance by measuring the time it takes the system to complete all benchmark calculations. The faster the benchmark is completed, the higher the score.

AMD A4-1250 AMD A4-1250
2C 2T @ 1.00 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Core i3-4010U Intel Core i3-4010U
2C 4T @ 1.70 GHz
454 (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 A4-1250 AMD A4-1250
AMD Radeon HD 8210 @ 0.30 GHz
77 (24%)
Intel Core i3-4010U Intel Core i3-4010U
Intel HD Graphics 4400 @ 1.00 GHz
320 (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 A4-1250 AMD A4-1250
2C 2T @ 1.00 GHz
561 (23%)
Intel Core i3-4010U Intel Core i3-4010U
2C 4T @ 1.70 GHz
2482 (100%)
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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 A4-1250 AMD A4-1250
2C 2T @ 1.00 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Core i3-4010U Intel Core i3-4010U
2C 4T @ 1.70 GHz
58 (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 A4-1250 AMD A4-1250
2C 2T @ 1.00 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Core i3-4010U Intel Core i3-4010U
2C 4T @ 1.70 GHz
171 (100%)
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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 A4-1250 AMD A4-1250
2C 2T @ 1.00 GHz
569 (36%)
Intel Core i3-4010U Intel Core i3-4010U
2C 4T @ 1.70 GHz
1601 (100%)
Show all Geekbench 3, 64bit (Single-Core) results



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 A4-1250 AMD A4-1250
2C 2T @ 1.00 GHz
1006 (30%)
Intel Core i3-4010U Intel Core i3-4010U
2C 4T @ 1.70 GHz
3370 (100%)
Show all Geekbench 3, 64bit (Multi-Core) results



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 A4-1250 AMD A4-1250
2C 2T @ 1.00 GHz
0.2 (29%)
Intel Core i3-4010U Intel Core i3-4010U
2C 4T @ 1.70 GHz
0.68 (100%)
Show all Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (Single-Core) results



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 A4-1250 AMD A4-1250
2C 2T @ 1.00 GHz
0.47 (27%)
Intel Core i3-4010U Intel Core i3-4010U
2C 4T @ 1.70 GHz
1.74 (100%)
Show all Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (Multi-Core) results



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 A4-1250 AMD A4-1250
AMD Radeon HD 8210 @ 0.30 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Core i3-4010U Intel Core i3-4010U
Intel HD Graphics 4400 @ 1.00 GHz
12.7 (100%)
Show all Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (iGPU, OpenGL) results



Devices using this processor

AMD A4-1250 Intel Core i3-4010U
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