AMD A6-6400K vs Intel Core i7-10700KF

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AMD A6-6400K CPU1 vs CPU2 Intel Core i7-10700KF
AMD A6-6400K Intel Core i7-10700KF

CPU comparison

AMD A6-6400K or Intel Core i7-10700KF - 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 A6-6400K has 2 cores with 2 threads and clocks with a maximum frequency of 4.10 GHz. Up to GB of memory is supported in 2 memory channels. The AMD A6-6400K was released in Q2/2013.

The Intel Core i7-10700KF has 8 cores with 16 threads and clocks with a maximum frequency of 5.10 GHz. The CPU supports up to 128 GB of memory in 2 memory channels. The Intel Core i7-10700KF was released in Q2/2020.
AMD A (112) Family Intel Core i7 (298)
AMD A6-6000 (3) CPU group Intel Core i 10000 (43)
3 Generation 10
Richland (Piledriver) Architecture Comet Lake S
Desktop / Server Segment Desktop / Server
-- Predecessor Intel Core i7-9700KF
-- Successor Intel Core i7-11700KF

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

The AMD A6-6400K has 2 CPU cores and can calculate 2 threads in parallel. The clock frequency of the AMD A6-6400K is 3.90 GHz (4.10 GHz) while the Intel Core i7-10700KF has 8 CPU cores and 16 threads can calculate simultaneously. The clock frequency of the Intel Core i7-10700KF is at 3.80 GHz (5.10 GHz).

AMD A6-6400K Characteristic Intel Core i7-10700KF
2 Cores 8
2 Threads 16
normal Core architecture normal
No Hyperthreading Yes
Yes Overclocking ? Yes
3.90 GHz Frequency 3.80 GHz
4.10 GHz Turbo Frequency (1 Core) 5.10 GHz
4.10 GHz Turbo Frequency (All Cores) 4.90 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 A6-6400K Characteristic Intel Core i7-10700KF
-- AI hardware --
-- AI specifications --
-- NPU + CPU + iGPU --

Integrated graphics (iGPU)

The AMD A6-6400K or Intel Core i7-10700KF 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 8470D GPU no iGPU
0.80 GHz GPU frequency --
-- GPU (Turbo) --
5 GPU Generation --
32 nm Technology
2 Max. displays
3 Compute units --
192 Shader --
No Hardware Raytracing No
No Frame Generation No
2 GB Max. GPU Memory --
11.2 DirectX Version --

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 8470D GPU no iGPU
No Codec h265 / HEVC (8 bit) No
No Codec h265 / HEVC (10 bit) No
Decode Codec h264 No
No Codec VP9 No
No Codec VP8 No
No Codec AV1 No
Decode Codec AVC No
Decode Codec VC-1 No
Decode / Encode Codec JPEG No

Memory & PCIe

The AMD A6-6400K can use up to GB of memory in 2 memory channels. The maximum memory bandwidth is 29.9 GB/s. The Intel Core i7-10700KF supports up to 128 GB of memory in 2 memory channels and achieves a memory bandwidth of up to 46.9 GB/s.

AMD A6-6400K Characteristic Intel Core i7-10700KF
DDR3-1866 Memory DDR4-2933
Max. Memory 128 GB
2 (Dual Channel) Memory channels 2 (Dual Channel)
29.9 GB/s Max. Bandwidth 46.9 GB/s
No ECC No
-- L2 Cache --
1.00 MB L3 Cache 16.00 MB
-- PCIe version 3.0
-- PCIe lanes 16
-- PCIe Bandwidth 15.8 GB/s

Thermal Management

The thermal design power (TDP for short) of the AMD A6-6400K is 65 W, while the Intel Core i7-10700KF has a TDP of 125 W. The TDP specifies the necessary cooling solution that is required to cool the processor sufficiently.

AMD A6-6400K Characteristic Intel Core i7-10700KF
65 W TDP (PL1 / PBP) 125 W
-- TDP (PL2) 229 W @ 56 s
-- TDP up --
-- TDP down 95 W
-- Tjunction max. 100 °C

Technical details

The AMD A6-6400K is manufactured in 32 nm and has 1.00 MB cache. The Intel Core i7-10700KF is manufactured in 14 nm and has a 16.00 MB cache.

AMD A6-6400K Characteristic Intel Core i7-10700KF
32 nm Technology 14 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
FM2 Socket LGA 1200
AMD-V Virtualization VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d
Yes AES-NI Yes
Windows 10, Linux Operating systems Windows 10, Windows 11, Linux
Q2/2013 Release date Q2/2020
55 $ Release price 349 $
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Average performance in benchmarks

⌀ Single core performance in 1 CPU benchmarks
AMD A6-6400K (35%)
Intel Core i7-10700KF (100%)
⌀ Multi core performance in 4 CPU benchmarks
AMD A6-6400K (8%)
Intel Core i7-10700KF (100%)

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 A6-6400K AMD A6-6400K
2C 2T @ 4.10 GHz
471 (35%)
Intel Core i7-10700KF Intel Core i7-10700KF
8C 16T @ 5.10 GHz
1347 (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 A6-6400K AMD A6-6400K
2C 2T @ 4.10 GHz
723 (8%)
Intel Core i7-10700KF Intel Core i7-10700KF
8C 16T @ 4.90 GHz
9268 (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 A6-6400K AMD A6-6400K
2C 2T @ 4.10 GHz
252 (5%)
Intel Core i7-10700KF Intel Core i7-10700KF
8C 16T @ 4.90 GHz
5292 (100%)

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 A6-6400K AMD A6-6400K
2C 2T @ 4.10 GHz
2397 (13%)
Intel Core i7-10700KF Intel Core i7-10700KF
8C 16T @ 4.90 GHz
19094 (100%)

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 A6-6400K AMD A6-6400K
2C 2T @ 3.90 GHz
370 (7%)
Intel Core i7-10700KF Intel Core i7-10700KF
8C 16T @ 3.80 GHz
5614 (100%)

Cinebench 2024 (Single-Core)

The Cinebench 2024 benchmark is based on the Redshift rendering engine, which is also used in Maxon's 3D program Cinema 4D. The benchmark runs are each 10 minutes long to test whether the processor is limited by its heat generation.
AMD A6-6400K AMD A6-6400K
2C 2T @ 4.10 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Core i7-10700KF Intel Core i7-10700KF
8C 16T @ 5.10 GHz
74 (100%)

Cinebench 2024 (Multi-Core)

The Multi-Core test of the Cinebench 2024 benchmark uses all cpu cores to render using the Redshift rendering engine, which is also used in Maxons Cinema 4D. The benchmark run is 10 minutes long to test whether the processor is limited by its heat generation.
AMD A6-6400K AMD A6-6400K
2C 2T @ 4.10 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Core i7-10700KF Intel Core i7-10700KF
8C 16T @ 5.10 GHz
618 (100%)

Cinebench R23 (Single-Core)

Cinebench R23 is the successor of Cinebench R20 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 A6-6400K AMD A6-6400K
2C 2T @ 4.10 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Core i7-10700KF Intel Core i7-10700KF
8C 16T @ 5.10 GHz
1309 (100%)

Cinebench R23 (Multi-Core)

Cinebench R23 is the successor of Cinebench R20 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 A6-6400K AMD A6-6400K
2C 2T @ 4.10 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Core i7-10700KF Intel Core i7-10700KF
8C 16T @ 4.90 GHz
12678 (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 A6-6400K AMD A6-6400K
2C 2T @ 4.10 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Core i7-10700KF Intel Core i7-10700KF
8C 16T @ 5.10 GHz
1636 (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 A6-6400K AMD A6-6400K
2C 2T @ 4.10 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Core i7-10700KF Intel Core i7-10700KF
8C 16T @ 4.90 GHz
8629 (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 A6-6400K AMD A6-6400K
2C 2T @ 4.10 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Core i7-10700KF Intel Core i7-10700KF
8C 16T @ 5.10 GHz
524 (100%)

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 A6-6400K AMD A6-6400K
AMD Radeon HD 8470D @ 0.80 GHz
307 (100%)
Intel Core i7-10700KF Intel Core i7-10700KF
@ 0.00 GHz
0 (0%)

Blender 3.1 Benchmark

In the Blender Benchmark 3.1, the scenes "monster", "junkshop" and "classroom" are rendered and the time required by the system is measured. In our benchmark we test the CPU and not the graphics card. Blender 3.1 was presented as a standalone version in March 2022.
AMD A6-6400K AMD A6-6400K
2C 2T @ 4.10 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Core i7-10700KF Intel Core i7-10700KF
8C 16T @ 4.90 GHz
192 (100%)

CPU-Z Benchmark 17 (Single-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 A6-6400K AMD A6-6400K
2C 2T @ 4.10 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Core i7-10700KF Intel Core i7-10700KF
8C 16T @ 5.10 GHz
565 (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 A6-6400K AMD A6-6400K
2C 2T @ 4.10 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Core i7-10700KF Intel Core i7-10700KF
8C 16T @ 5.10 GHz
228 (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 A6-6400K AMD A6-6400K
2C 2T @ 4.10 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Core i7-10700KF Intel Core i7-10700KF
8C 16T @ 4.90 GHz
2344 (100%)

Devices using this processor

AMD A6-6400K Intel Core i7-10700KF
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