Intel Core i5-2400 vs. AMD A8-6500

CPU comparison with benchmarks


Intel Core i5-2400 CPU1 vs CPU2 AMD A8-6500
Intel Core i5-2400 AMD A8-6500
Intel Core i5 Family AMD A
Intel Core i 2000 CPU group AMD A8-6000
2 Generation 3
Sandy Bridge S Architecture Richland (Piledriver)
Desktop / Server Segment Desktop / Server
-- Predecessor --
-- Successor --

CPU Cores and Base FrequencyCPU Cores and Base Frequency

4 Cores 4
4 Threads 4
3.10 GHz Frequency 3.50 GHz
3.40 GHz Turbo (1 Core) 4.10 GHz
Turbo (All Cores) 4.10 GHz
normal Core architecture normal
No Hyperthreading No
No Overclocking ? Yes

Internal GraphicsInternal Graphics

Intel HD Graphics 2000 GPU AMD Radeon HD 8570D
0.85 GHz GPU frequency 0.84 GHz
1.10 GHz GPU (Turbo)
6 GPU Generation 5
32 nm Technology 32 nm
2 Max. displays 2
6 Execution units 4
48 Shader 256
Max. GPU Memory 2 GB
10.1 DirectX Version 11.2

Hardware codec supportHardware codec support

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
No Codec JPEG Decode / Encode

Memory & PCIeMemory & PCIe

DDR3-1066, DDR3-1333 Memory DDR3-1866
32 GB Max. Memory
2 Memory channels 2
No ECC No
L2 Cache
6.00 MB L3 Cache 4.00 MB
PCIe version
PCIe lanes

Thermal ManagementThermal Management

95 W TDP (PL1) 65 W
-- TDP (PL2) --
-- TDP up --
-- TDP down --
-- Tjunction max. --

Technical detailsTechnical details

32 nm Technology 32 nm
x86-64 (64 bit) Instruction set (ISA) x86-64 (64 bit)
SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX ISA extensions SSE4a, SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX, FMA3, FMA4
LGA 1155 Socket FM2
VT-x, VT-x EPT Virtualization AMD-V
Yes AES-NI Yes
Q1/2011 Release date Q2/2013
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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.

Intel Core i5-2400 Intel Core i5-2400
4x 3.10 GHz (3.40 GHz)
635 (100%)
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AMD A8-6500 AMD A8-6500
4x 3.50 GHz (4.10 GHz)
0 (0%)
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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.

Intel Core i5-2400 Intel Core i5-2400
4x 3.10 GHz (3.40 GHz)
2350 (100%)
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AMD A8-6500 AMD A8-6500
4x 3.50 GHz (4.10 GHz)
0 (0%)
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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.

Intel Core i5-2400 Intel Core i5-2400
4x 3.10 GHz (3.40 GHz)
267 (100%)
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AMD A8-6500 AMD A8-6500
4x 3.50 GHz (4.10 GHz)
0 (0%)
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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.

Intel Core i5-2400 Intel Core i5-2400
4x 3.10 GHz (3.40 GHz)
941 (100%)
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AMD A8-6500 AMD A8-6500
4x 3.50 GHz (4.10 GHz)
0 (0%)
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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 i5-2400 Intel Core i5-2400
4x 3.10 GHz (3.40 GHz)
0 (0%)
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AMD A8-6500 AMD A8-6500
4x 3.50 GHz (4.10 GHz)
90 (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.

Intel Core i5-2400 Intel Core i5-2400
4x 3.10 GHz (3.40 GHz)
0 (0%)
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AMD A8-6500 AMD A8-6500
4x 3.50 GHz (4.10 GHz)
293 (100%)
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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 i5-2400 Intel Core i5-2400
4x 3.10 GHz (3.40 GHz)
691 (100%)
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AMD A8-6500 AMD A8-6500
4x 3.50 GHz (4.10 GHz)
489 (71%)
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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 i5-2400 Intel Core i5-2400
4x 3.10 GHz (3.40 GHz)
2206 (100%)
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AMD A8-6500 AMD A8-6500
4x 3.50 GHz (4.10 GHz)
1299 (59%)
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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 i5-2400 Intel Core i5-2400
Intel HD Graphics 2000 @ 1.10 GHz
106 (24%)
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AMD A8-6500 AMD A8-6500
AMD Radeon HD 8570D @ 0.84 GHz
432 (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.

Intel Core i5-2400 Intel Core i5-2400
4x 3.10 GHz (3.40 GHz)
0 (0%)
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AMD A8-6500 AMD A8-6500
4x 3.50 GHz (4.10 GHz)
2017 (100%)
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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 i5-2400 Intel Core i5-2400
4x 3.10 GHz (3.40 GHz)
0 (0%)
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AMD A8-6500 AMD A8-6500
4x 3.50 GHz (4.10 GHz)
5781 (100%)
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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 i5-2400 Intel Core i5-2400
4x 3.10 GHz (3.40 GHz)
0 (0%)
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AMD A8-6500 AMD A8-6500
4x 3.50 GHz (4.10 GHz)
0.92 (100%)
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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 i5-2400 Intel Core i5-2400
4x 3.10 GHz (3.40 GHz)
0 (0%)
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AMD A8-6500 AMD A8-6500
4x 3.50 GHz (4.10 GHz)
3.29 (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.

Intel Core i5-2400 Intel Core i5-2400
4x 3.10 GHz (3.40 GHz)
0 (0%)
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AMD A8-6500 AMD A8-6500
4x 3.50 GHz (4.10 GHz)
4579 (100%)
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Devices using this processorDevices using this processor

Intel Core i5-2400 AMD A8-6500
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