Intel Core i3-4000M vs AMD A4-4300M

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Intel Core i3-4000M CPU1 vs CPU2 AMD A4-4300M
Intel Core i3-4000M AMD A4-4300M

CPU comparison

Intel Core i3-4000M or AMD A4-4300M ? In this comparison, we check which of these two CPUs is better. We compare the technical data and benchmark results.

The Intel Core i3-4000M has 2 cores with 4 threads and clocks with a maximum frequency of 2.40 GHz. Up to GB of memory is supported in 2 (Dual Channel) memory channels. The Intel Core i3-4000M was released in Q4/2013.

The AMD A4-4300M has 2 cores with 2 threads and clocks with a maximum frequency of 3.00 GHz. The CPU supports up to GB of memory in 2 (Dual Channel) memory channels. The AMD A4-4300M was released in Q1/2012.
Intel Core i3 Family AMD A
Intel Core i 4000M/4000H CPU group AMD A4-4000M
4 Generation 2
Haswell H Architecture Trinity (Piledriver)
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 Intel Core i3-4000M or AMD A4-4300M 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
4 Threads 2
normal Core architecture normal
Yes Hyperthreading No
No Overclocking ? No
2.40 GHz Frequency 2.50 GHz
-- Turbo Frequency (1 Core) 3.00 GHz
-- Turbo Frequency (All Cores) 3.00 GHz

Internal Graphics

The Intel Core i3-4000M or AMD A4-4300M 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).

Intel HD Graphics 4600 GPU AMD Radeon HD 7420G
0.20 GHz GPU frequency 0.48 GHz
1.15 GHz GPU (Turbo) 0.66 GHz
7.5 GPU Generation 4
22 nm Technology 32 nm
3 Max. displays 2
20 Execution units 2
160 Shader 128
2 GB Max. GPU Memory 2 GB
11.1 DirectX Version 11

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 / Encode Codec h264 Decode
No Codec VP9 No
No Codec VP8 No
No Codec AV1 No
Decode / Encode Codec AVC Decode
Decode Codec VC-1 Decode
Decode Codec JPEG Decode / Encode

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-1600 SO-DIMM Memory DDR3-1600
Max. Memory
2 (Dual Channel) Memory channels 2 (Dual Channel)
-- Bandwidth --
No ECC No
L2 Cache
3.00 MB L3 Cache 1.00 MB
2.0 PCIe version
16 PCIe lanes

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.

37 W TDP (PL1) 35 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 Intel Core i3-4000M or AMD A4-4300M 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.

22 nm Technology 32 nm
Monolithic Chip design Unknown
x86-64 (64 bit) Instruction set (ISA) x86-64 (64 bit)
SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX2 ISA extensions SSE4a, SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX, FMA3, FMA4
PGA 946 Socket FS1r2
VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d Virtualization AMD-V
Yes AES-NI Yes
Windows 10, Linux Operating systems
Q4/2013 Release date Q1/2012
125 $ Release price --
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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.

Intel Core i3-4000M Intel Core i3-4000M
2C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
518 (100%)
AMD A4-4300M AMD A4-4300M
2C 2T @ 3.00 GHz
316 (61%)
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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.

Intel Core i3-4000M Intel Core i3-4000M
2C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
1133 (100%)
AMD A4-4300M AMD A4-4300M
2C 2T @ 3.00 GHz
492 (43%)
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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.

Intel Core i3-4000M Intel Core i3-4000M
2C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
648 (100%)
AMD A4-4300M AMD A4-4300M
2C 2T @ 2.50 GHz
239 (37%)
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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.

Intel Core i3-4000M Intel Core i3-4000M
Intel HD Graphics 4600 @ 1.15 GHz
368 (100%)
AMD A4-4300M AMD A4-4300M
AMD Radeon HD 7420G @ 0.66 GHz
168 (46%)
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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.

Intel Core i3-4000M Intel Core i3-4000M
2C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
3416 (100%)
AMD A4-4300M AMD A4-4300M
2C 2T @ 3.00 GHz
1680 (49%)
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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.

Intel Core i3-4000M Intel Core i3-4000M
2C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
95 (100%)
AMD A4-4300M AMD A4-4300M
2C 2T @ 3.00 GHz
0 (0%)
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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.

Intel Core i3-4000M Intel Core i3-4000M
2C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
240 (100%)
AMD A4-4300M AMD A4-4300M
2C 2T @ 3.00 GHz
0 (0%)
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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.

Intel Core i3-4000M Intel Core i3-4000M
2C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
2167 (100%)
AMD A4-4300M AMD A4-4300M
2C 2T @ 3.00 GHz
1297 (60%)
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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.

Intel Core i3-4000M Intel Core i3-4000M
2C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
4483 (100%)
AMD A4-4300M AMD A4-4300M
2C 2T @ 3.00 GHz
2006 (45%)
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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.

Intel Core i3-4000M Intel Core i3-4000M
2C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
1.07 (100%)
AMD A4-4300M AMD A4-4300M
2C 2T @ 3.00 GHz
0.56 (52%)
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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.

Intel Core i3-4000M Intel Core i3-4000M
2C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
2.6 (100%)
AMD A4-4300M AMD A4-4300M
2C 2T @ 3.00 GHz
1.01 (39%)
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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.

Intel Core i3-4000M Intel Core i3-4000M
Intel HD Graphics 4600 @ 1.15 GHz
0 (0%)
AMD A4-4300M AMD A4-4300M
AMD Radeon HD 7420G @ 0.66 GHz
14.2 (100%)
Show all Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (iGPU, OpenGL) results



Devices using this processor

Intel Core i3-4000M AMD A4-4300M
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