Intel Core i5-4210U vs AMD A8-6410

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Intel Core i5-4210U CPU1 vs CPU2 AMD A8-6410
Intel Core i5-4210U AMD A8-6410

CPU comparison

In this CPU comparison, we compare the Intel Core i5-4210U and the AMD A8-6410 and use benchmarks to check which processor is faster.

We compare the Intel Core i5-4210U 2 core processor released in Q2/2014 with the AMD A8-6410 which has 4 CPU cores and was introduced in Q2/2014.
Intel Core i5 (331) Family AMD A (112)
Intel Core i 4000U (26) CPU group AMD A8-6000 (4)
4 Generation 3
Haswell U Architecture Richland (Piledriver)
Mobile Segment Desktop / Server
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CPU Cores and Base Frequency

The Intel Core i5-4210U is a 2 core processor with a clock frequency of 1.70 GHz (2.70 GHz). The processor can compute 4 threads at the same time. The AMD A8-6410 clocks with 2.00 GHz (2.40 GHz), has 4 CPU cores and can calculate 4 threads in parallel.

Intel Core i5-4210U Characteristic AMD A8-6410
2 Cores 4
4 Threads 4
normal Core architecture normal
Yes Hyperthreading No
No Overclocking ? No
1.70 GHz Frequency 2.00 GHz
2.70 GHz Turbo Frequency (1 Core) 2.40 GHz
2.35 GHz Turbo Frequency (All Cores) 2.40 GHz

Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning

Processors with the support of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) can process many calculations, especially audio, image and video processing, much faster than classic processors. Algorithms for ML improve their performance the more data they have collected via software. ML tasks can be processed up to 10,000 times faster than with a classic processor.

Intel Core i5-4210U Characteristic AMD A8-6410
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Internal Graphics

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.

Intel HD Graphics 4400 GPU AMD Radeon R5 (Beema)
0.20 GHz GPU frequency 0.80 GHz
1.00 GHz GPU (Turbo) --
7.5 GPU Generation 6
22 nm Technology 28 nm
3 Max. displays 2
20 Compute units 2
160 Shader 128
No Hardware Raytracing No
No Frame Generation No
2 GB Max. GPU Memory 2 GB
11.1 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.

Intel HD Graphics 4400 GPU AMD Radeon R5 (Beema)
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

Up to 16 GB of memory in a maximum of 2 memory channels is supported by the Intel Core i5-4210U, while the AMD A8-6410 supports a maximum of GB of memory with a maximum memory bandwidth of 25.6 GB/s enabled.

Intel Core i5-4210U Characteristic AMD A8-6410
DDR3-1600 Memory DDR3L-1600
16 GB Max. Memory
2 (Dual Channel) Memory channels 2 (Dual Channel)
25.6 GB/s Max. Bandwidth 25.6 GB/s
No ECC No
-- L2 Cache --
3.00 MB L3 Cache 2.00 MB
2.0 PCIe version --
12 PCIe lanes --
6.0 GB/s PCIe Bandwidth --

Thermal Management

The Intel Core i5-4210U has a TDP of 15 W. The TDP of the AMD A8-6410 is 15 W. System integrators use the TDP of the processor as a guide when dimensioning the cooling solution.

Intel Core i5-4210U Characteristic AMD A8-6410
15 W TDP (PL1 / PBP) 15 W
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Technical details

The Intel Core i5-4210U has 3.00 MB cache and is manufactured in 22 nm. The cache of AMD A8-6410 is at 2.00 MB. The processor is manufactured in 32 nm.

Intel Core i5-4210U Characteristic AMD A8-6410
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
BGA 1168 Socket AM1
VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d Virtualization AMD-V
Yes AES-NI Yes
Windows 10, Linux Operating systems Windows 10, Linux
Q2/2014 Release date Q2/2014
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Average performance in benchmarks

⌀ Single core performance in 3 CPU benchmarks
Intel Core i5-4210U (100%)
AMD A8-6410 (51%)
⌀ Multi core performance in 5 CPU benchmarks
Intel Core i5-4210U (98%)
AMD A8-6410 (77%)

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 i5-4210U Intel Core i5-4210U
2C 4T @ 2.70 GHz
547 (100%)
AMD A8-6410 AMD A8-6410
4C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
256 (47%)

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 i5-4210U Intel Core i5-4210U
2C 4T @ 2.35 GHz
1220 (100%)
AMD A8-6410 AMD A8-6410
4C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
746 (61%)

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 i5-4210U Intel Core i5-4210U
2C 4T @ 2.70 GHz
202 (100%)
AMD A8-6410 AMD A8-6410
4C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
105 (52%)

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 i5-4210U Intel Core i5-4210U
2C 4T @ 2.35 GHz
449 (100%)
AMD A8-6410 AMD A8-6410
4C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
349 (78%)

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 i5-4210U Intel Core i5-4210U
Intel HD Graphics 4400 @ 1.00 GHz
320 (100%)
AMD A8-6410 AMD A8-6410
AMD Radeon R5 (Beema) @ 0.80 GHz
205 (64%)

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 i5-4210U Intel Core i5-4210U
2C 4T @ 2.35 GHz
2302 (92%)
AMD A8-6410 AMD A8-6410
4C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
2501 (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.
Intel Core i5-4210U Intel Core i5-4210U
2C 4T @ 1.70 GHz
646 (100%)
AMD A8-6410 AMD A8-6410
4C 4T @ 2.00 GHz
485 (75%)

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 i5-4210U Intel Core i5-4210U
2C 4T @ 2.70 GHz
92 (100%)
AMD A8-6410 AMD A8-6410
4C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
49 (53%)

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 i5-4210U Intel Core i5-4210U
2C 4T @ 2.35 GHz
236 (100%)
AMD A8-6410 AMD A8-6410
4C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
165 (70%)

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.
Intel Core i5-4210U Intel Core i5-4210U
2C 4T @ 2.70 GHz
795 (100%)
AMD A8-6410 AMD A8-6410
4C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
0 (0%)

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.
Intel Core i5-4210U Intel Core i5-4210U
2C 4T @ 2.35 GHz
1497 (100%)
AMD A8-6410 AMD A8-6410
4C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
0 (0%)

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.
Intel Core i5-4210U Intel Core i5-4210U
2C 4T @ 2.35 GHz
217 (100%)
AMD A8-6410 AMD A8-6410
4C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
0 (0%)

Devices using this processor

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