Intel Core i7-5557U vs AMD A10-7400P

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CPU comparison with benchmarks


Intel Core i7-5557U CPU1 vs CPU2 AMD A10-7400P
Intel Core i7-5557U AMD A10-7400P

CPU comparison

Intel Core i7-5557U or AMD A10-7400P - 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 i7-5557U has 2 cores with 4 threads and clocks with a maximum frequency of 3.40 GHz. Up to 16 GB of memory is supported in 2 memory channels. The Intel Core i7-5557U was released in Q1/2015.

The AMD A10-7400P has 4 cores with 4 threads and clocks with a maximum frequency of 3.00 GHz. The CPU supports up to GB of memory in 2 memory channels. The AMD A10-7400P was released in Q2/2014.
Intel Core i7 (298) Family AMD A (112)
Intel Core i 5000U (16) CPU group AMD A10-7000 (7)
5 Generation 4
Broadwell U Architecture Kaveri (Steamroller)
Mobile Segment Mobile
-- Predecessor --
Intel Core i7-6567U Successor --

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

The Intel Core i7-5557U has 2 CPU cores and can calculate 4 threads in parallel. The clock frequency of the Intel Core i7-5557U is 3.10 GHz (3.40 GHz) while the AMD A10-7400P has 4 CPU cores and 4 threads can calculate simultaneously. The clock frequency of the AMD A10-7400P is at 2.50 GHz (3.00 GHz).

Intel Core i7-5557U Characteristic AMD A10-7400P
2 Cores 4
4 Threads 4
normal Core architecture normal
Yes Hyperthreading No
No Overclocking ? No
3.10 GHz Frequency 2.50 GHz
3.40 GHz Turbo Frequency (1 Core) 3.00 GHz
3.40 GHz Turbo Frequency (All Cores) 3.40 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 i7-5557U Characteristic AMD A10-7400P
-- AI hardware --
-- AI specifications --
-- NPU + CPU + iGPU --

Integrated graphics (iGPU)

The Intel Core i7-5557U or AMD A10-7400P 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.

Intel Iris Graphics 6100 GPU AMD Radeon R6 (Kaveri)
0.30 GHz GPU frequency 0.58 GHz
1.10 GHz GPU (Turbo) 0.65 GHz
8 GPU Generation 6
14 nm Technology 28 nm
3 Max. displays 2
48 Compute units 6
384 Shader 384
No Hardware Raytracing No
No Frame Generation No
16 GB Max. GPU Memory 2 GB
11.2 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 Iris Graphics 6100 GPU AMD Radeon R6 (Kaveri)
No Codec h265 / HEVC (8 bit) No
No Codec h265 / HEVC (10 bit) No
Decode / Encode Codec h264 Decode / Encode
No Codec VP9 No
Decode 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 i7-5557U can use up to 16 GB of memory in 2 memory channels. The maximum memory bandwidth is 29.9 GB/s. The AMD A10-7400P supports up to GB of memory in 2 memory channels and achieves a memory bandwidth of up to 29.9 GB/s.

Intel Core i7-5557U Characteristic AMD A10-7400P
DDR3-1866 Memory DDR3-1866
16 GB Max. Memory
2 (Dual Channel) Memory channels 2 (Dual Channel)
29.9 GB/s Max. Bandwidth 29.9 GB/s
No ECC Yes
-- L2 Cache --
4.00 MB L3 Cache 4.00 MB
2.0 PCIe version 3.0
12 PCIe lanes 16
6.0 GB/s PCIe Bandwidth 15.8 GB/s

Thermal Management

The thermal design power (TDP for short) of the Intel Core i7-5557U is 28 W, while the AMD A10-7400P has a TDP of 35 W. The TDP specifies the necessary cooling solution that is required to cool the processor sufficiently.

Intel Core i7-5557U Characteristic AMD A10-7400P
28 W TDP (PL1 / PBP) 35 W
-- TDP (PL2) --
-- TDP up --
-- TDP down --
-- Tjunction max. --

Technical details

The Intel Core i7-5557U is manufactured in 14 nm and has 4.00 MB cache. The AMD A10-7400P is manufactured in 28 nm and has a 4.00 MB cache.

Intel Core i7-5557U Characteristic AMD A10-7400P
14 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
BGA 1168 Socket FM2+
VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d Virtualization AMD-V
Yes AES-NI Yes
Windows 10, Linux Operating systems
Q1/2015 Release date Q2/2014
-- Release price --
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Average performance in benchmarks

⌀ Single core performance in 2 CPU benchmarks
Intel Core i7-5557U (100%)
AMD A10-7400P (42%)
⌀ Multi core performance in 3 CPU benchmarks
Intel Core i7-5557U (94%)
AMD A10-7400P (71%)

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 i7-5557U Intel Core i7-5557U
2C 4T @ 3.40 GHz
754 (100%)
AMD A10-7400P AMD A10-7400P
4C 4T @ 3.00 GHz
366 (49%)

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 i7-5557U Intel Core i7-5557U
2C 4T @ 3.40 GHz
1823 (100%)
AMD A10-7400P AMD A10-7400P
4C 4T @ 3.40 GHz
998 (55%)

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 i7-5557U Intel Core i7-5557U
Intel Iris Graphics 6100 @ 1.10 GHz
845 (100%)
AMD A10-7400P AMD A10-7400P
AMD Radeon R6 (Kaveri) @ 0.65 GHz
502 (59%)

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 i7-5557U Intel Core i7-5557U
2C 4T @ 3.40 GHz
3201 (82%)
AMD A10-7400P AMD A10-7400P
4C 4T @ 3.40 GHz
3883 (100%)

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 i7-5557U Intel Core i7-5557U
2C 4T @ 3.40 GHz
139 (100%)
AMD A10-7400P AMD A10-7400P
4C 4T @ 3.00 GHz
48 (35%)

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 i7-5557U Intel Core i7-5557U
2C 4T @ 3.40 GHz
360 (100%)
AMD A10-7400P AMD A10-7400P
4C 4T @ 3.40 GHz
207 (58%)

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 i7-5557U Intel Core i7-5557U
2C 4T @ 3.40 GHz
1047 (100%)
AMD A10-7400P AMD A10-7400P
4C 4T @ 3.00 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 i7-5557U Intel Core i7-5557U
2C 4T @ 3.40 GHz
2187 (100%)
AMD A10-7400P AMD A10-7400P
4C 4T @ 3.40 GHz
0 (0%)

Devices using this processor

Intel Core i7-5557U AMD A10-7400P
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