Intel Core i5-4460 vs AMD A10-7850K

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CPU comparison with benchmarks


Intel Core i5-4460 CPU1 vs CPU2 AMD A10-7850K
Intel Core i5-4460 AMD A10-7850K

CPU comparison

Intel Core i5-4460 or AMD A10-7850K - 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 Intel Core i5-4460 has 4 cores with 4 threads and clocks with a maximum frequency of 3.40 GHz. Up to 32 GB of memory is supported in 2 memory channels. The Intel Core i5-4460 was released in Q2/2014.

The AMD A10-7850K has 4 cores with 4 threads and clocks with a maximum frequency of 4.00 GHz. The CPU supports up to GB of memory in 2 memory channels. The AMD A10-7850K was released in Q1/2014.
Intel Core i5 (331) Family AMD A (112)
Intel Core i 4000 (64) CPU group AMD A10-7000 (7)
4 Generation 4
Haswell S Architecture Kaveri (Steamroller)
Desktop / Server Segment Mobile
-- Predecessor --
-- Successor --

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

The Intel Core i5-4460 is a 4 core processor with a clock frequency of 3.20 GHz (3.40 GHz). The AMD A10-7850K has 4 CPU cores with a clock frequency of 3.70 GHz (4.00 GHz).

Intel Core i5-4460 Characteristic AMD A10-7850K
4 Cores 4
4 Threads 4
normal Core architecture normal
No Hyperthreading No
No Overclocking ? Yes
3.20 GHz Frequency 3.70 GHz
3.40 GHz Turbo Frequency (1 Core) 4.00 GHz
3.30 GHz Turbo Frequency (All Cores) 4.00 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.

Intel Core i5-4460 Characteristic AMD A10-7850K
-- 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.

Intel HD Graphics 4600 GPU AMD Radeon R7 - 512 (Kaveri)
0.35 GHz GPU frequency 0.72 GHz
1.10 GHz GPU (Turbo) --
7.5 GPU Generation 6
22 nm Technology 28 nm
3 Max. displays 2
20 Compute units 8
160 Shader 512
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 4600 GPU AMD Radeon R7 - 512 (Kaveri)
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 Intel Core i5-4460 supports a maximum of 32 GB of memory in 2 memory channels. The AMD A10-7850K can connect up to GB of memory in 2 memory channels.

Intel Core i5-4460 Characteristic AMD A10-7850K
DDR3-1600 Memory DDR3-2133
32 GB Max. Memory
2 (Dual Channel) Memory channels 2 (Dual Channel)
25.6 GB/s Max. Bandwidth 34.2 GB/s
No ECC Yes
-- L2 Cache --
6.00 MB L3 Cache 4.00 MB
3.0 PCIe version 3.0
16 PCIe lanes 16
15.8 GB/s PCIe Bandwidth 15.8 GB/s

Thermal Management

The TDP (Thermal Design Power) of a processor specifies the required cooling solution. The Intel Core i5-4460 has a TDP of 84 W, that of the AMD A10-7850K is 95 W.

Intel Core i5-4460 Characteristic AMD A10-7850K
84 W TDP (PL1 / PBP) 95 W
-- TDP (PL2) --
-- TDP up --
-- TDP down --
-- Tjunction max. --

Technical details

The Intel Core i5-4460 has a 6.00 MB cache, while the AMD A10-7850K cache has a total of 4.00 MB.

Intel Core i5-4460 Characteristic AMD A10-7850K
22 nm Technology 28 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
LGA 1150 Socket FM2+
VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d Virtualization AMD-V
Yes AES-NI Yes
Windows 10, Linux Operating systems
Q2/2014 Release date Q1/2014
187 $ Release price 125 $
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Average performance in benchmarks

⌀ Single core performance in 2 CPU benchmarks
Intel Core i5-4460 (100%)
AMD A10-7850K (56%)
⌀ Multi core performance in 4 CPU benchmarks
Intel Core i5-4460 (100%)
AMD A10-7850K (64%)

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 i5-4460 Intel Core i5-4460
4C 4T @ 3.40 GHz
794 (100%)
AMD A10-7850K AMD A10-7850K
4C 4T @ 4.00 GHz
506 (64%)

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 i5-4460 Intel Core i5-4460
4C 4T @ 3.30 GHz
2722 (100%)
AMD A10-7850K AMD A10-7850K
4C 4T @ 4.00 GHz
1541 (57%)

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 i5-4460 Intel Core i5-4460
Intel HD Graphics 4600 @ 1.10 GHz
352 (50%)
AMD A10-7850K AMD A10-7850K
AMD Radeon R7 - 512 (Kaveri) @ 0.72 GHz
702 (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.
Intel Core i5-4460 Intel Core i5-4460
4C 4T @ 3.30 GHz
4861 (100%)
AMD A10-7850K AMD A10-7850K
4C 4T @ 4.00 GHz
4568 (94%)

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 i5-4460 Intel Core i5-4460
4C 4T @ 3.20 GHz
1369 (100%)
AMD A10-7850K AMD A10-7850K
4C 4T @ 3.70 GHz
729 (53%)

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 i5-4460 Intel Core i5-4460
4C 4T @ 3.40 GHz
132 (100%)
AMD A10-7850K AMD A10-7850K
4C 4T @ 4.00 GHz
64 (48%)

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 i5-4460 Intel Core i5-4460
4C 4T @ 3.30 GHz
477 (100%)
AMD A10-7850K AMD A10-7850K
4C 4T @ 4.00 GHz
244 (51%)

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 i5-4460 Intel Core i5-4460
4C 4T @ 3.40 GHz
1027 (100%)
AMD A10-7850K AMD A10-7850K
4C 4T @ 4.00 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 i5-4460 Intel Core i5-4460
4C 4T @ 3.30 GHz
3161 (100%)
AMD A10-7850K AMD A10-7850K
4C 4T @ 4.00 GHz
0 (0%)

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 i5-4460 Intel Core i5-4460
4C 4T @ 3.40 GHz
325 (100%)
AMD A10-7850K AMD A10-7850K
4C 4T @ 4.00 GHz
0 (0%)

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 i5-4460 Intel Core i5-4460
4C 4T @ 3.30 GHz
1177 (100%)
AMD A10-7850K AMD A10-7850K
4C 4T @ 4.00 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 i5-4460 Intel Core i5-4460
4C 4T @ 3.40 GHz
353 (100%)
AMD A10-7850K AMD A10-7850K
4C 4T @ 4.00 GHz
0 (0%)

Devices using this processor

Intel Core i5-4460 AMD A10-7850K
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