AMD A8-7650K vs Intel Core2 Duo E4500

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AMD A8-7650K CPU1 vs CPU2 Intel Core2 Duo E4500
AMD A8-7650K Intel Core2 Duo E4500

CPU comparison

In this CPU comparison, we compare the AMD A8-7650K and the Intel Core2 Duo E4500 and use benchmarks to check which processor is faster.

We compare the AMD A8-7650K 4 core processor released in Q1/2014 with the Intel Core2 Duo E4500 which has 2 CPU cores and was introduced in Q3/2007.
AMD A (112) Family Intel Core2 Duo (29)
AMD A8-7000 (6) CPU group Intel Core 2 Duo E4000/E6000 (15)
4 Generation 1
Kaveri (Steamroller) Architecture Conroe (Core)
Mobile Segment Desktop / Server
-- Predecessor --
-- Successor --

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

The AMD A8-7650K is a 4 core processor with a clock frequency of 3.30 GHz (3.80 GHz). The processor can compute 4 threads at the same time. The Intel Core2 Duo E4500 clocks with 2.20 GHz, has 2 CPU cores and can calculate 2 threads in parallel.

AMD A8-7650K Characteristic Intel Core2 Duo E4500
4 Cores 2
4 Threads 2
normal Core architecture normal
No Hyperthreading No
Yes Overclocking ? Yes
3.30 GHz Frequency 2.20 GHz
3.80 GHz Turbo Frequency (1 Core) --
3.80 GHz Turbo Frequency (All Cores) --

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 A8-7650K Characteristic Intel Core2 Duo E4500
-- AI hardware --
-- AI specifications --
-- NPU + CPU + iGPU --

Integrated graphics (iGPU)

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 R7 - 384 (Kaveri) GPU no iGPU
0.72 GHz GPU frequency --
-- GPU (Turbo) --
6 GPU Generation --
28 nm Technology
2 Max. displays
6 Compute units --
384 Shader --
No Hardware Raytracing No
No Frame Generation No
2 GB Max. GPU Memory --
12 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 R7 - 384 (Kaveri) 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

Up to GB of memory in a maximum of 2 memory channels is supported by the AMD A8-7650K, while the Intel Core2 Duo E4500 supports a maximum of 16 GB of memory with a maximum memory bandwidth of 21.3 GB/s enabled.

AMD A8-7650K Characteristic Intel Core2 Duo E4500
DDR3-2133 Memory DDR3-1333, DDR2-1066
Max. Memory 16 GB
2 (Dual Channel) Memory channels 2 (Dual Channel)
34.2 GB/s Max. Bandwidth 21.3 GB/s
Yes ECC No
-- L2 Cache 2.00 MB
4.00 MB L3 Cache --
3.0 PCIe version --
16 PCIe lanes --
15.8 GB/s PCIe Bandwidth --

Thermal Management

The AMD A8-7650K has a TDP of 95 W. The TDP of the Intel Core2 Duo E4500 is 65 W. System integrators use the TDP of the processor as a guide when dimensioning the cooling solution.

AMD A8-7650K Characteristic Intel Core2 Duo E4500
95 W TDP (PL1 / PBP) 65 W
-- TDP (PL2) --
-- TDP up --
-- TDP down --
-- Tjunction max. --

Technical details

The AMD A8-7650K has 4.00 MB cache and is manufactured in 28 nm. The cache of Intel Core2 Duo E4500 is at 2.00 MB. The processor is manufactured in 65 nm.

AMD A8-7650K Characteristic Intel Core2 Duo E4500
28 nm Technology 65 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 MMX, SSE, SSE2, SSE3
FM2+ Socket LGA 775
AMD-V Virtualization VT-x
Yes AES-NI No
Operating systems Windows 10, Linux
Q1/2014 Release date Q3/2007
95 $ Release price --
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Average performance in benchmarks

⌀ Single core performance in 1 CPU benchmarks
AMD A8-7650K (100%)
Intel Core2 Duo E4500 (65%)
⌀ Multi core performance in 3 CPU benchmarks
AMD A8-7650K (100%)
Intel Core2 Duo E4500 (36%)

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 A8-7650K AMD A8-7650K
4C 4T @ 3.80 GHz
491 (100%)
Intel Core2 Duo E4500 Intel Core2 Duo E4500
2C 2T @ 2.20 GHz
317 (65%)

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 A8-7650K AMD A8-7650K
4C 4T @ 3.80 GHz
1433 (100%)
Intel Core2 Duo E4500 Intel Core2 Duo E4500
2C 2T @ 2.20 GHz
574 (40%)

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 A8-7650K AMD A8-7650K
4C 4T @ 3.80 GHz
4340 (100%)
Intel Core2 Duo E4500 Intel Core2 Duo E4500
2C 2T @ 2.20 GHz
741 (17%)

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 A8-7650K AMD A8-7650K
4C 4T @ 3.30 GHz
665 (100%)
Intel Core2 Duo E4500 Intel Core2 Duo E4500
2C 2T @ 2.20 GHz
346 (52%)

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 A8-7650K AMD A8-7650K
AMD Radeon R7 - 384 (Kaveri) @ 0.72 GHz
533 (100%)
Intel Core2 Duo E4500 Intel Core2 Duo E4500
@ 0.00 GHz
0 (0%)

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 A8-7650K AMD A8-7650K
4C 4T @ 3.80 GHz
61 (100%)
Intel Core2 Duo E4500 Intel Core2 Duo E4500
2C 2T @ 2.20 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 A8-7650K AMD A8-7650K
4C 4T @ 3.80 GHz
232 (100%)
Intel Core2 Duo E4500 Intel Core2 Duo E4500
2C 2T @ 2.20 GHz
0 (0%)

Devices using this processor

AMD A8-7650K Intel Core2 Duo E4500
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