AMD A10-7400P vs AMD A6 Pro-7050B vs AMD A8-7100

AMD A10-7400P

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The quad-core AMD A10-7400P is a mid-range processor based on the Kaveri architecture. It was revealed in June 2014 for notebooks and is manufactured by GlobalFoundries using a 28 nm SHP process. In addition to having two CPU modules for a total of four integer cores clocked at 2.5 - 3.4 GHz, the AMD chip also integrates a Radeon R6 GPU clocked at up to 654 MHz with 384 GCN shaders and a dual-channel DDR3-1866 memory controller.

Architecture 

Kaveri is the successor to the 2013 Richland architecture (e.g. A10-5750M). The revised CPU cores, codenamed Steamroller, represent the third generation of the module-based Bulldozer design. A number of major changes include modified decoders (now one per integer core), optimized branch prediction, and increased L1 I-cache from 64 KB to 96 KB per module. These revisions boost the performance per clock slightly over a similarly clocked Richland APU. For more details about the AMD Kaveri architecture, see our detailed analysis here:

Analysis of the AMD Kaveri Notebook Platform

Performance 

According to the clock rates, the A10-7400P should offer a CPU performance level similar to the Sandy Bridge-based Intel Core i3-2330M or 2350M. Overall, the A10-7400P will be sufficient for multitasking daily workloads (Office, Internet browsing, multimedia) as well as more demanding programs.

Graphics

The Radeon R6 (Kaveri) GPU of the A10-7400P features a core clock of up to 654 MHz and 384 shader units. Since the GPU is based on AMD's GCN 1.1 architecture, both DirectX 11.2 "Tier 2" and Mantle are supported. Furthermore, the GPU can be used for general purpose computing in various applications, such as Adobe Photoshop via the OpenCL API. 

In terms of 3D performance, the GPU benefits from its high raw computational power and memory support up to DDR3-1866. Thus, the Radeon R6 is just slightly behind a dedicated GeForce GT 730M and can handle many current games at low or medium settings at WXGA resolution.

Power Consumption

The power consumption of the entire APU is rated at 35 Watts, which is similar to other competing mid-range models. As a result, the A10-7400P is best suited for 14-inch notebooks or larger.

AMD A6 Pro-7050B

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The AMD A6 Pro-7050B is a power efficient ULV (Ultra Low Voltage) dual-core processor based on the Kaveri architecture. It was revealed in June 2014 for notebooks and is manufactured by GlobalFoundries using a 28 nm SHP process. In addition to having one CPU module for a total of two integer cores clocked at 2.2 - 3.0 GHz, the AMD chip also integrates a Radeon R4 GPU clocked at up to 533 MHz with 192 GCN shaders and a dual-channel DDR3-1600 memory controller.

Technically, the 7050B is almost identical with the consumer model A6-7000. However, AMD guarantees an especially high stability and durability for the business-oriented Pro-Series.

Architecture 

Kaveri is the successor to the 2013 Richland architecture (e.g. A10-5750M). The revised CPU cores, codenamed Steamroller, represent the third generation of the module-based Bulldozer design. A number of major changes include modified decoders (now one per integer core), optimized branch prediction, and increased L1 I-cache from 64 KB to 96 KB per module. These revisions boost the performance per clock slightly over a similarly clocked Richland APU. For more details about the AMD Kaveri architecture, see our detailed analysis here:

Analysis of the AMD Kaveri Notebook Platform

Performance 

The A6 Pro-7050B offers a relatively low CPU performance somewhere between an Intel Atom Z3735G and Pentium 977. Overall, the 7050B is sufficient for simple everyday workloads (Office, light browsing, multimedia), but will struggle in more demanding applications or multitasking.

Graphics

The Radeon R4 (Kaveri) GPU of the A6 Pro-7050B features a core clock of up to 533 MHz and 192 shader units. Since the GPU is based on AMD's GCN 1.1 architecture, both DirectX 11.2 "Tier 2" and Mantle are supported. Furthermore, the GPU can be used for general purpose computing in various applications, such as Adobe Photoshop via the OpenCL API. 

In terms of 3D performance, the GPU is roughly as fast as the Intel HD Graphics (Haswell) or HD Graphics 4000. Limited by the CPU performance, however, only a few older and less demanding games such as Trackmania will run fluently in (very) low settings.

Power Consumption

The power consumption of the entire APU is rated at 17 Watts, which is somewhat above the Haswell ULV CPUs from Intel (15 W including chipset). Nevertheless, the A6 Pro-7050B is suited for 12 - 13-inch notebooks or larger.

AMD A8-7100

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The AMD A8-7100 is a power efficient ULV (Ultra Low Voltage) quad-core processor based on the Kaveri architecture. It was revealed in June 2014 for notebooks and is manufactured by GlobalFoundries using a 28 nm SHP process. In addition to having two CPU modules for a total of four integer cores clocked at 1.8 - 3.0 GHz, the AMD chip also integrates a Radeon R5 GPU clocked at up to 514 MHz with 256 GCN shaders and a dual-channel DDR3-1600 memory controller.

Architecture 

Kaveri is the successor to the 2013 Richland architecture (e.g. A10-5750M). The revised CPU cores, codenamed Steamroller, represent the third generation of the module-based Bulldozer design. A number of major changes include modified decoders (now one per integer core), optimized branch prediction, and increased L1 I-cache from 64 KB to 96 KB per module. These revisions boost the performance per clock slightly over a similarly clocked Richland APU. For more details about the AMD Kaveri architecture, see our detailed analysis here:

Analysis of the AMD Kaveri Notebook Platform

Performance 

According to our benchmarks, the A8-7100 offers a CPU performance similar to the Haswell-based Intel Core i3-4010U. While the Core i3 wins in single-thread benchmarks, the A8-7100 takes the lead in some multi-thread tests. Overall, the A8-7100 will be sufficient for all daily workloads (Office, Internet browsing, multimedia) as well as light multitasking.

Graphics

The Radeon R5 (Kaveri) GPU of the A8-7100 features a core clock of up to 514 MHz and 256 shader units. Since the GPU is based on AMD's GCN 1.1 architecture, both DirectX 11.2 "Tier 2" and Mantle are supported. Furthermore, the GPU can be used for general purpose computing in various applications, such as Adobe Photoshop via the OpenCL API. 

In terms of 3D performance, the GPU is roughly as fast as a dedicated GeForce 710M and can handle many current games at low settings and (W)XGA resolution (as of 2014).

Power Consumption

The power consumption of the entire APU is rated at 19 Watts, which is somewhat above the Haswell ULV CPUs from Intel (15 W including chipset). Nevertheless, the A8-7100 is suited for 12 - 13-inch notebooks or larger.

AMD A10-7400PAMD A6 Pro-7050BAMD A8-7100
AMD KaveriAMD KaveriAMD Kaveri
KaveriKaveriKaveri
: Kaveri Kaveri
AMD FX-7600P2700 - 3600 MHz4 / 4
» AMD A10-7400P2500 - 3400 MHz4 / 4
AMD A8-7200P2400 - 3300 MHz4 / 4
AMD FX-75002100 - 3300 MHz4 / 4
AMD A10 Pro-7350B2100 - 3300 MHz4 / 4
AMD A10-73001900 - 3200 MHz4 / 4
AMD A8 Pro-7150B1900 - 3200 MHz4 / 4
AMD A8-71001800 - 3000 MHz4 / 4
AMD A6 Pro-7050B2200 - 3000 MHz2 / 2
AMD A6-70002200 - 3000 MHz2 / 2
AMD FX-7600P2700 - 3600 MHz4 / 4
AMD A10-7400P2500 - 3400 MHz4 / 4
AMD A8-7200P2400 - 3300 MHz4 / 4
AMD FX-75002100 - 3300 MHz4 / 4
AMD A10 Pro-7350B2100 - 3300 MHz4 / 4
AMD A10-73001900 - 3200 MHz4 / 4
AMD A8 Pro-7150B1900 - 3200 MHz4 / 4
AMD A8-71001800 - 3000 MHz4 / 4
» AMD A6 Pro-7050B2200 - 3000 MHz2 / 2
AMD A6-70002200 - 3000 MHz2 / 2
AMD FX-7600P2700 - 3600 MHz4 / 4
AMD A10-7400P2500 - 3400 MHz4 / 4
AMD A8-7200P2400 - 3300 MHz4 / 4
AMD FX-75002100 - 3300 MHz4 / 4
AMD A10 Pro-7350B2100 - 3300 MHz4 / 4
AMD A10-73001900 - 3200 MHz4 / 4
AMD A8 Pro-7150B1900 - 3200 MHz4 / 4
» AMD A8-71001800 - 3000 MHz4 / 4
AMD A6 Pro-7050B2200 - 3000 MHz2 / 2
AMD A6-70002200 - 3000 MHz2 / 2
2500 - 3400 MHz2200 - 3000 MHz1800 - 3000 MHz
4 MB1 MB4 MB
4 / 42 / 24 / 4
35 17 19
2410 2410 2410
28 28 28
245 mm2245 mm2245 mm2
102 °C
BGA (FP3)
SSE (1, 2, 3, 3S, 4.1, 4.2, 4A), x86-64, AES, AVX, FMA, DDR3-1866 ControllerSSE (1, 2, 3, 3S, 4.1, 4.2, 4A), x86-64, AES, AVX, FMA, DDR3-1600 ControllerSSE (1, 2, 3, 3S, 4.1, 4.2, 4A), x86-64, AES, AVX, FMA, DDR3-1600 Controller
iGPUAMD Radeon R6 (Kaveri) (576 - 654 MHz)AMD Radeon R4 (Kaveri) ( - 533 MHz)AMD Radeon R5 (Kaveri) (? - 514 MHz)
AMD Kaveri A10-7400PAMD Kaveri A6 Pro-7050BAMD Kaveri A8-7100

Cinebench R15 - CPU Multi 64Bit
min: 81     avg: 81.5     median: 81 (2%)     max: 82 Points
min: 126     avg: 133     median: 133 (3%)     max: 140 Points
Cinebench R15 - CPU Single 64Bit
min: 49     avg: 49.5     median: 49 (22%)     max: 50 Points
min: 40     avg: 44     median: 44 (20%)     max: 48 Points
Cinebench R11.5 - CPU Multi 64Bit
1 Points (2%)
1.8 Points (4%)
Cinebench R11.5 - CPU Single 64Bit
0.6 Points (29%)
0.6 Points (28%)
Cinebench R10 - Rendering Single 32Bit
min: 1790     avg: 1820     median: 1820 (19%)     max: 1850 Points
min: 1287     avg: 1379     median: 1379 (14%)     max: 1471 Points
Cinebench R10 - Rendering Multiple CPUs 32Bit
min: 2785     avg: 2930     median: 2930 (4%)     max: 3075 Points
min: 4103     avg: 4134     median: 4134 (6%)     max: 4165 Points
Cinebench R10 - Rendering Multiple CPUs 64Bit
min: 3876     avg: 3974.5     median: 3974 (5%)     max: 4073 Points
5763 Points (8%)
Cinebench R10 - Rendering Single CPUs 64Bit
min: 2386     avg: 2392     median: 2392 (22%)     max: 2398 Points
2047 Points (19%)
wPrime 2.0x - 1024m *
min: 1370     avg: 1482.5     median: 1482 (18%)     max: 1594 seconds
min: 966     avg: 984     median: 983 (12%)     max: 1001 seconds
wPrime 2.0x - 32m *
min: 38     avg: 48     median: 47 (9%)     max: 57 seconds
min: 30     avg: 33.2     median: 33 (7%)     max: 35 seconds
WinRAR - Result
765 KB/s (9%)
min: 1409     avg: 1416.5     median: 1416 (17%)     max: 1424 KB/s
X264 HD Benchmark 4.0 - Pass 2
6.3 fps (4%)
11.1 fps (6%)
X264 HD Benchmark 4.0 - Pass 1
min: 32     avg: 32.8     median: 32 (11%)     max: 33 fps
min: 55     avg: 56     median: 55 (20%)     max: 56 fps
TrueCrypt - Serpent Mean 100MB
0.1 GB/s (4%)
0.1 GB/s (7%)
TrueCrypt - Twofish Mean 100MB
0.1 GB/s (4%)
0.2 GB/s (7%)
TrueCrypt - AES Mean 100MB
0.6 GB/s (3%)
1.1 GB/s (5%)
3DMark 06 - CPU
1468 Points (10%)
2225 Points (15%)
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 1M *
min: 29     avg: 31.7     median: 31 (7%)     max: 33 Seconds
min: 26     avg: 27.2     median: 27 (6%)     max: 27 Seconds
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 2M *
min: 70     avg: 73.8     median: 73 (3%)     max: 77 Seconds
min: 33     avg: 48     median: 47 (2%)     max: 62 Seconds
Super Pi Mod 1.5 XS 32M *
min: 1665     avg: 1673.5     median: 1673 (7%)     max: 1681 Seconds
1546 Seconds (7%)
3DMark Vantage - P CPU no PhysX 1280x1024
2591 Points (4%)
min: 4846     avg: 4886.5     median: 4886 (7%)     max: 4927 Points
3DMark 11 - Performance Physics 1280x720
min: 1113     avg: 1133     median: 1133 (6%)     max: 1153 points
min: 1666     avg: 1710     median: 1710 (9%)     max: 1754 points
3DMark - Ice Storm Standard Physics 1280x720
min: 10780     avg: 10798     median: 10798 (7%)     max: 10816 Points
min: 10696     avg: 11243.5     median: 11243 (7%)     max: 11791 Points
3DMark - Ice Storm Extreme Physics 1920x1080
8512 Points (10%)
3DMark - Ice Storm Unlimited Physics 1280x720 offscreen
10306 Points (12%)
3DMark - Cloud Gate Standard Physics 1280x720
min: 846     avg: 854.5     median: 854 (2%)     max: 863 Points
min: 1062     avg: 1119     median: 1119 (3%)     max: 1176 Points
3DMark - Fire Strike Physics 1920x1080
min: 1129     avg: 1137     median: 1137 (3%)     max: 1145 Points
min: 1490     avg: 1581     median: 1581 (5%)     max: 1672 Points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Stream
2177 Points (18%)
min: 2810     avg: 2900.5     median: 2900 (23%)     max: 2991 Points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Memory
2300 Points (21%)
min: 2381     avg: 2431.5     median: 2431 (22%)     max: 2482 Points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Floating Point
2118 Points (4%)
min: 4575     avg: 4582.5     median: 4582 (8%)     max: 4590 Points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Integer
2601 Points (4%)
min: 4360     avg: 4382     median: 4382 (8%)     max: 4404 Points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Total Score
2329 Points (5%)
min: 3889     avg: 3913.5     median: 3913 (9%)     max: 3938 Points
Geekbench 3 - 32 Bit Multi-Core Score
1902 Points (2%)
min: 3319     avg: 3337     median: 3337 (4%)     max: 3355 Points
Geekbench 3 - 32 Bit Single-Core Score
1255 Points (26%)
min: 1459     avg: 1473     median: 1473 (30%)     max: 1487 Points
Geekbench 3 - 64 Bit Multi-Core Score
2035 Points (5%)
Geekbench 3 - 64 Bit Single-Core Score
1311 Points (27%)
Mozilla Kraken 1.1 - Total Score *
5810 ms (10%)
4949.9 ms (8%)
Sunspider - 1.0 Total Score *
243.9 ms (3%)
199.5 ms (2%)
Octane V2 - Total Score
6167 Points (12%)
7421 Points (14%)

Average Benchmarks AMD A6 Pro-7050B → 100%

Average Benchmarks AMD A8-7100 → 132%

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