Intel Core i7-4500U vs. AMD A8-5550M

CPU comparison with benchmarks


Intel Core i7-4500U CPU1 vs CPU2 AMD A8-5550M
Intel Core i7-4500U AMD A8-5550M
Intel Core i7 Family AMD A
Intel Core i 4000U CPU group AMD A8-5000M
4 Generation 3
Haswell U Architecture Richland (Piledriver)
Mobile Segment Mobile
-- Predecessor --
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CPU Cores and Base FrequencyCPU Cores and Base Frequency

2 Cores 4
4 Threads 4
1.80 GHz Frequency 2.10 GHz
3.00 GHz Turbo (1 Core) 3.10 GHz
2.60 GHz Turbo (All Cores) 3.10 GHz
normal Core architecture normal
Yes Hyperthreading No
No Overclocking ? No

Internal GraphicsInternal Graphics

Intel HD Graphics 4400 GPU AMD Radeon HD 8550G
0.20 GHz GPU frequency 0.52 GHz
1.10 GHz GPU (Turbo) 0.72 GHz
7.5 GPU Generation 5
22 nm Technology 32 nm
3 Max. displays 2
20 Execution units 4
160 Shader 256
2 GB Max. GPU Memory 2 GB
11.1 DirectX Version 11

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
Decode Codec JPEG Decode / Encode

Memory & PCIeMemory & PCIe

DDR3L-1600 SO-DIMM Memory DDR3-1600
Max. Memory
2 Memory channels 2
No ECC No
L2 Cache
4.00 MB L3 Cache 4.00 MB
2.0 PCIe version
12 PCIe lanes

Thermal ManagementThermal Management

15 W TDP (PL1) 35 W
-- TDP (PL2) --
-- TDP up --
-- TDP down --
-- Tjunction max. --

Technical detailsTechnical details

22 nm Technology 32 nm
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 FS1r2
VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d Virtualization AMD-V
Yes AES-NI Yes
Q3/2013 Release date Q2/2013
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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 i7-4500U Intel Core i7-4500U
2x 1.80 GHz (3.00 GHz) HT
261 (100%)
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AMD A8-5550M AMD A8-5550M
4x 2.10 GHz (3.10 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 i7-4500U Intel Core i7-4500U
2x 1.80 GHz (3.00 GHz) HT
534 (100%)
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AMD A8-5550M AMD A8-5550M
4x 2.10 GHz (3.10 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 i7-4500U Intel Core i7-4500U
2x 1.80 GHz (3.00 GHz) HT
120 (100%)
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AMD A8-5550M AMD A8-5550M
4x 2.10 GHz (3.10 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 i7-4500U Intel Core i7-4500U
2x 1.80 GHz (3.00 GHz) HT
261 (100%)
Amazon
AMD A8-5550M AMD A8-5550M
4x 2.10 GHz (3.10 GHz)
0 (0%)
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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 i7-4500U Intel Core i7-4500U
2x 1.80 GHz (3.00 GHz) HT
614 (100%)
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AMD A8-5550M AMD A8-5550M
4x 2.10 GHz (3.10 GHz)
381 (62%)
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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 i7-4500U Intel Core i7-4500U
2x 1.80 GHz (3.00 GHz) HT
1264 (100%)
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AMD A8-5550M AMD A8-5550M
4x 2.10 GHz (3.10 GHz)
947 (75%)
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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 i7-4500U Intel Core i7-4500U
Intel HD Graphics 4400 @ 1.10 GHz
352 (95%)
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AMD A8-5550M AMD A8-5550M
AMD Radeon HD 8550G @ 0.72 GHz
369 (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 i7-4500U Intel Core i7-4500U
2x 1.80 GHz (3.00 GHz) HT
2827 (100%)
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AMD A8-5550M AMD A8-5550M
4x 2.10 GHz (3.10 GHz)
1102 (39%)
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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 i7-4500U Intel Core i7-4500U
2x 1.80 GHz (3.00 GHz) HT
5155 (100%)
Amazon
AMD A8-5550M AMD A8-5550M
4x 2.10 GHz (3.10 GHz)
3198 (62%)
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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 i7-4500U Intel Core i7-4500U
2x 1.80 GHz (3.00 GHz) HT
1.21 (100%)
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AMD A8-5550M AMD A8-5550M
4x 2.10 GHz (3.10 GHz)
0.79 (65%)
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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 i7-4500U Intel Core i7-4500U
2x 1.80 GHz (3.00 GHz) HT
2.67 (100%)
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AMD A8-5550M AMD A8-5550M
4x 2.10 GHz (3.10 GHz)
1.98 (74%)
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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 i7-4500U Intel Core i7-4500U
2x 1.80 GHz (3.00 GHz) HT
21.2 (100%)
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AMD A8-5550M AMD A8-5550M
4x 2.10 GHz (3.10 GHz)
0 (0%)
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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 i7-4500U Intel Core i7-4500U
2x 1.80 GHz (3.00 GHz) HT
3796 (100%)
Amazon
AMD A8-5550M AMD A8-5550M
4x 2.10 GHz (3.10 GHz)
3093 (81%)
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Devices using this processorDevices using this processor

Intel Core i7-4500U AMD A8-5550M
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