AMD E-240 vs Intel Core i7-6650U

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AMD E-240 CPU1 vs CPU2 Intel Core i7-6650U
AMD E-240 Intel Core i7-6650U

CPU comparison

AMD E-240 or Intel Core i7-6650U - 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 E-240 has 1 cores with 1 threads and clocks with a maximum frequency of 1.50 GHz. Up to GB of memory is supported in 1 memory channels. The AMD E-240 was released in Q1/2011.

The Intel Core i7-6650U has 2 cores with 4 threads and clocks with a maximum frequency of 3.40 GHz. The CPU supports up to 32 GB of memory in 2 memory channels. The Intel Core i7-6650U was released in Q3/2015.
AMD E (23) Family Intel Core i7 (298)
AMD E/E1/E2-1000 (5) CPU group Intel Core i 6000U (20)
1 Generation 6
Zacate (Bobcat) Architecture Skylake U
Mobile Segment Mobile
-- Predecessor Intel Core i7-5650U
-- Successor --

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

The AMD E-240 is a 1 core processor with a clock frequency of 1.50 GHz. The Intel Core i7-6650U has 2 CPU cores with a clock frequency of 2.20 GHz (3.40 GHz).

AMD E-240 Characteristic Intel Core i7-6650U
1 Cores 2
1 Threads 4
normal Core architecture normal
No Hyperthreading Yes
No Overclocking ? No
1.50 GHz Frequency 2.20 GHz
-- Turbo Frequency (1 Core) 3.40 GHz
-- Turbo Frequency (All Cores) 2.80 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 E-240 Characteristic Intel Core i7-6650U
-- AI hardware --
-- AI specifications --
-- NPU + CPU + iGPU --

Integrated graphics (iGPU)

The integrated graphics unit of a processor is not only responsible for the pure image output on the system, but can also significantly increase the efficiency of the system with the support of modern video codecs.

AMD Radeon HD 6310 GPU Intel Iris Graphics 540
0.49 GHz GPU frequency 0.30 GHz
-- GPU (Turbo) 1.05 GHz
3 GPU Generation 9
40 nm Technology 14 nm
2 Max. displays 3
1 Compute units 48
80 Shader 384
No Hardware Raytracing No
No Frame Generation No
1 GB Max. GPU Memory 32 GB
11 DirectX Version 12

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 6310 GPU Intel Iris Graphics 540
No Codec h265 / HEVC (8 bit) Decode / Encode
No Codec h265 / HEVC (10 bit) No
Decode Codec h264 Decode / Encode
No Codec VP9 No
No Codec VP8 Decode / Encode
No Codec AV1 No
Decode Codec AVC Decode / Encode
Decode Codec VC-1 Decode
Decode / Encode Codec JPEG Decode / Encode

Memory & PCIe

The AMD E-240 supports a maximum of GB of memory in 1 memory channels. The Intel Core i7-6650U can connect up to 32 GB of memory in 2 memory channels.

AMD E-240 Characteristic Intel Core i7-6650U
DDR3-1066 Memory LPDDR3-1866, DDR4-2133, DDR3L-1600
Max. Memory 32 GB
1 (Single Channel) Memory channels 2 (Dual Channel)
8.5 GB/s Max. Bandwidth 34.1 GB/s
No ECC No
-- L2 Cache --
1.00 MB L3 Cache 4.00 MB
-- PCIe version 3.0
-- PCIe lanes 12
-- PCIe Bandwidth 11.8 GB/s

Thermal Management

The TDP (Thermal Design Power) of a processor specifies the required cooling solution. The AMD E-240 has a TDP of 18 W, that of the Intel Core i7-6650U is 15 W.

AMD E-240 Characteristic Intel Core i7-6650U
18 W TDP (PL1 / PBP) 15 W
-- TDP (PL2) --
-- TDP up --
-- TDP down 9.5 W
-- Tjunction max. 100 °C

Technical details

The AMD E-240 has a 1.00 MB cache, while the Intel Core i7-6650U cache has a total of 4.00 MB.

AMD E-240 Characteristic Intel Core i7-6650U
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 ISA extensions SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX2
BGA 413 Socket BGA 1356
AMD-V Virtualization VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d
Yes AES-NI Yes
Operating systems Windows 10, Linux
Q1/2011 Release date Q3/2015
-- Release price 415 $
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Average performance in benchmarks

⌀ Single core performance in 0 CPU benchmarks
AMD E-240 (0%)
Intel Core i7-6650U (0%)
⌀ Multi core performance in 1 CPU benchmarks
AMD E-240 (10%)
Intel Core i7-6650U (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 E-240 AMD E-240
AMD Radeon HD 6310 @ 0.49 GHz
79 (10%)
Intel Core i7-6650U Intel Core i7-6650U
Intel Iris Graphics 540 @ 1.05 GHz
806 (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 E-240 AMD E-240
1C 1T @ 1.50 GHz
371 (10%)
Intel Core i7-6650U Intel Core i7-6650U
2C 4T @ 2.80 GHz
3650 (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 E-240 AMD E-240
1C 1T @ 1.50 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Core i7-6650U Intel Core i7-6650U
2C 4T @ 3.40 GHz
820 (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 E-240 AMD E-240
1C 1T @ 1.50 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Core i7-6650U Intel Core i7-6650U
2C 4T @ 2.80 GHz
1846 (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 E-240 AMD E-240
1C 1T @ 1.50 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Core i7-6650U Intel Core i7-6650U
2C 4T @ 3.40 GHz
1092 (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 E-240 AMD E-240
1C 1T @ 1.50 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Core i7-6650U Intel Core i7-6650U
2C 4T @ 2.80 GHz
2146 (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 E-240 AMD E-240
1C 1T @ 1.50 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Core i7-6650U Intel Core i7-6650U
2C 4T @ 3.40 GHz
144 (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 E-240 AMD E-240
1C 1T @ 1.50 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Core i7-6650U Intel Core i7-6650U
2C 4T @ 2.80 GHz
300 (100%)

Devices using this processor

AMD E-240 Intel Core i7-6650U
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