AMD A4-5000 vs AMD A6-5200

AMD A4-5000

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The AMD A4-5000 is a mobile quad-core SoC for low-end laptops, which was presented in mid-2013. In addition to 4 CPU cores with a clock speed of 1.5 GHz (no Turbo), the 28-nanometer chip also integrates a Radeon HD 8330 GPU, a single channel DDR3(L)-1600 memory controller as well as the Southbridge with various I/O- ports.

Architecture

Both Kabini (for notebooks) and Temash (tablets and compact subnotebooks) are based on AMD's new Jaguar architecture, which replaces the previous Bobcat models (e.g. the E-350). According to AMD, the performance per clock has been increased by about 15 percent. Furthermore, various modern instruction set extensions such as SSE up to version 4.2, AVX and AES are now supported. The finer 28-nanometer process from TSMC allows lower voltages and/or higher clock rates compared to Bobcat, as well as up to 4 CPU cores (Bobcat: 2 cores).

Performance

Due to the low clock speed of 1.5 GHz, the performance in poorly parallelized applications is quite modest and just slightly above the old E2-1800. However, if all 4 cores are busy, the performance equals the Sandy-Bridge-based Core i3-2377M. For office and multimedia tasks, the A4-5000 has sufficient power; however, it will reach its limits in more demanding applications and games.

Graphics

The SoC integrates a Radeon HD 8330 GPU with 128 shaders, which is based on the GCN architecture and clocked at 500 MHz (no Turbo). On average, the HD 8330 matches a Radeon HD 7470M or Intel HD Graphics 4000. Many recent games (as of 2013) are therefore hardly playable. However, some older or less demanding games will run fluently.

Power Consumption

The power consumption of the entire SoC is rated at 15 watts. Thus, the A4-5000 is a bit more economical than its predecessors (E2-1800: 17 watts) and suitable for smaller subnotebooks.

AMD A6-5200

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The AMD A6-5200 is a mobile quad-core SoC for low-end laptops, which was presented in mid-2013. In addition to 4 CPU cores with a clock speed of 2.0 GHz (no Turbo), the 28-nanometer chip also integrates a Radeon HD 8400 GPU, a single channel DDR3(L)-1600 memory controller as well as the Southbridge with various I/O- ports.

Architecture

Both Kabini (for notebooks) and Temash (tablets and compact subnotebooks) are based on AMD's new Jaguar architecture, which replaces the previous Bobcat models (e.g. the E-350). According to our benchmarks, the performance per clock has been increased by about 15 percent. Furthermore, various modern instruction set extensions such as SSE up to version 4.2, AVX and AES are now supported. The finer 28-nanometer process from TSMC allows lower voltages and/or higher clock rates compared to Bobcat, as well as up to 4 CPU cores (Bobcat: 2 cores).

Performance

Depending on the application, the performance of the A6-5200 is somewhere between a Pentium 977 and Core i3-3227U. The 4 CPU cores provide good results in multi-threaded applications, but the performance per core is quite low. Nonetheless, the APU should be sufficient for all daily workloads like Office, Internet browsing and multimedia.

Graphics

The SoC integrates a Radeon HD 8400 GPU with 128 shaders, which is based on the GCN architecture and clocked at 600 MHz (no Turbo). On average, the HD 8400 matches a Radeon HD 6490M or faster versions of the Intel HD Graphics 4000. However, the processor may limit the performance in some recent games (as of 2013). Older and less demanding games should run fluently.

Power Consumption

The power consumption of the entire SoC is rated at 25 watts. Thus, the A6-5200 is suitable for 14-inch notebooks or bigger.

AMD A4-5000AMD A6-5200
AMD A-SeriesAMD A-Series
KabiniKabini
: A-Series Kabini
AMD A6-52002 GHz4 / 4
AMD A4-5100 compare1.55 GHz4 / 4
AMD A4-5050 compare1.55 GHz4 / 4
» AMD A4-50001.5 GHz4 / 4
AMD E2-3800 compare1.3 GHz4 / 4
» AMD A6-52002 GHz4 / 4
AMD A4-5100 compare1.55 GHz4 / 4
AMD A4-5050 compare1.55 GHz4 / 4
AMD A4-50001.5 GHz4 / 4
AMD E2-3800 compare1.3 GHz4 / 4
1500 MHz2000 MHz
256 KB256 KB
2 MB2 MB
4 / 44 / 4
15 25
28 28
SSE (1, 2, 3, 3S, 4.1, 4.2, 4A), x86-64, AES, AVX, DDR3L-1600SSE (1, 2, 3, 3S, 4.1, 4.2, 4A), x86-64, AES, AVX, DDR3L-1600
iGPUAMD Radeon HD 8330 (497 MHz)AMD Radeon HD 8400 (600 MHz)
Architecturex86x86

Performance Rating - CB R15 + R20 + 7-Zip + X265 + Blender + 3DM11 CPU
14.1 pt (16%)
Cinebench R20 - Cinebench R20 CPU (Single Core)
68 Points (11%)
91.8 Points (14%)
Cinebench R20 - Cinebench R20 CPU (Multi Core)
249 Points (2%)
337 Points (3%)
Cinebench R15 - Cinebench R15 CPU Multi 64 Bit
min: 85     avg: 114     median: 119 (3%)     max: 120 Points
min: 153     avg: 156     median: 156 (3%)     max: 157 Points
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Cinebench R15 - Cinebench R15 CPU Single 64 Bit
min: 30     avg: 32.3     median: 33 (12%)     max: 33 Points
min: 42     avg: 42.5     median: 42.4 (16%)     max: 43 Points
Cinebench R11.5 - Cinebench R11.5 CPU Multi 64 Bit
min: 1.39     avg: 1.5     median: 1.5 (3%)     max: 1.51 Points
min: 1.75     avg: 1.9     median: 1.9 (4%)     max: 1.99 Points
Cinebench R11.5 - Cinebench R11.5 CPU Single 64 Bit
min: 0.35     avg: 0.4     median: 0.4 (12%)     max: 0.39 Points
min: 0.5     avg: 0.5     median: 0.5 (16%)     max: 0.52 Points
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Single (32bit)
min: 1086     avg: 1188     median: 1206.5 (11%)     max: 1215
min: 1578     avg: 1592     median: 1598 (14%)     max: 1599
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Multi (32bit)
min: 2875     avg: 3979     median: 4165 (7%)     max: 4237
min: 5486     avg: 5564     median: 5600 (9%)     max: 5607
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Multi (64bit)
min: 5071     avg: 5114     median: 5092.5 (5%)     max: 5195 Points
min: 6475     avg: 6586     median: 6586 (6%)     max: 6697 Points
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Single (64bit)
min: 1446     avg: 1487     median: 1493 (11%)     max: 1502 Points
min: 1944     avg: 1958     median: 1957.5 (15%)     max: 1971 Points
wPrime 2.10 - wPrime 2.0 1024m *
min: 1078     avg: 1149     median: 1153 (14%)     max: 1226.22 s
min: 804.5     avg: 819     median: 819.3 (10%)     max: 834 s
wPrime 2.10 - wPrime 2.0 32m *
min: 34.5     avg: 37.3     median: 38.2 (8%)     max: 39 s
min: 25.2     avg: 26.1     median: 26.1 (5%)     max: 27 s
WinRAR - WinRAR 4.0
min: 1063     avg: 1075     median: 1078 (7%)     max: 1083
min: 1102     avg: 1152     median: 1151.5 (7%)     max: 1201
7-Zip 18.03 - 7-Zip 18.03 Multli Thread 4 runs
4428 MIPS (3%)
5644 MIPS (4%)
7-Zip 18.03 - 7-Zip 18.03 Single Thread 4 runs
1303 MIPS (9%)
1665 MIPS (11%)
X264 HD Benchmark 4.0 - x264 Pass 2
min: 8.7     avg: 8.7     median: 8.7 (4%)     max: 8.74 fps
11.4 fps (5%)
X264 HD Benchmark 4.0 - x264 Pass 1
min: 41.12     avg: 41.3     median: 41.3 (12%)     max: 41.49 fps
51.7 fps (15%)
HWBOT x265 Benchmark v2.2 - HWBOT x265 4k Preset
0.8 fps (3%)
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1 fps (3%)
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TrueCrypt - TrueCrypt Serpent
min: 0.102     avg: 0.1     median: 0.1 (0%)     max: 0.103 GB/s
min: 0.124     avg: 0.1     median: 0.1 (0%)     max: 0.127 GB/s
TrueCrypt - TrueCrypt Twofish
min: 0.16     avg: 0.2     median: 0.2 (0%)     max: 0.165 GB/s
min: 0.203     avg: 0.2     median: 0.2 (0%)     max: 0.211 GB/s
TrueCrypt - TrueCrypt AES
min: 0.909     avg: 0.9     median: 0.9 (0%)     max: 0.929 GB/s
min: 1     avg: 1.1     median: 1.1 (0%)     max: 1.1 GB/s
Blender 2.79 - Blender 2.79 BMW27 CPU *
4589 Seconds (32%)
3525 Seconds (25%)
R Benchmark 2.5 - R Benchmark 2.5 *
100%
1 A4-5000 +
3 sec (66%)
3DMark 06 - CPU - 3DMark 06 - CPU
min: 1825     avg: 2008     median: 2038.5 (11%)     max: 2051 Points
min: 2626     avg: 2660     median: 2659.5 (15%)     max: 2693 Points
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 1M - Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 1M *
min: 22     avg: 38.5     median: 41.4 (9%)     max: 43.213 s
min: 23.3     avg: 25.2     median: 25.2 (5%)     max: 27 s
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 2M - Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 2M *
min: 93.087     avg: 94.5     median: 93.9 (4%)     max: 99.139 s
min: 61     avg: 67.5     median: 67.5 (3%)     max: 74 s
Super Pi Mod 1.5 XS 32M - Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 32M *
min: 2076.52     avg: 2093     median: 2088.9 (9%)     max: 2130.61 s
1566 s (7%)
SiSoft Sandra Dhrystone (MIPS) - SiSoft Sandra Dhrystone (MIPS)
min: 26620     avg: 26855     median: 26850 (13%)     max: 27100 MIPS
32780 MIPS (16%)
SiSoft Sandra Whetstone (MFLOPS) - SiSoft Sandra Whetstone (MFLOPS)
min: 16400     avg: 16493     median: 16500 (13%)     max: 16570 MFLOPS
20200 MFLOPS (15%)
3DMark Vantage - 3DM Vant. Perf. CPU no Physx
min: 4422     avg: 4544     median: 4544.5 (5%)     max: 4695 Points
5729 Points (7%)
3DMark 11 - 3DM11 Performance Physics
min: 1376     avg: 1618     median: 1635 (7%)     max: 1797 Points
min: 1915     avg: 1999     median: 1964.5 (8%)     max: 2151 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Physics
min: 12000     avg: 18032     median: 18657.5 (12%)     max: 19319 Points
min: 23390     avg: 24002     median: 23970 (15%)     max: 24618 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Extreme Physics
19198 Points (20%)
24528 Points (26%)
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Unlimited Physics
100%
1 A6-5200 +
25304 Points (26%)
3DMark - 3DMark Cloud Gate Physics
min: 1242     avg: 1451     median: 1472 (4%)     max: 1561 Points
min: 1961     avg: 1993     median: 1987 (5%)     max: 2022 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Fire Strike Standard Physics
min: 1750     avg: 2078     median: 2103 (5%)     max: 2158 Points
min: 2809     avg: 2829     median: 2824 (7%)     max: 2858 Points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Stream
min: 2571     avg: 2587     median: 2587 (21%)     max: 2603 Points
min: 1660     avg: 2215     median: 2214.5 (18%)     max: 2769 Points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Memory
min: 2046     avg: 2056     median: 2055.5 (19%)     max: 2065 Points
min: 1650     avg: 2031     median: 2031 (18%)     max: 2412 Points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Floating Point
min: 3867     avg: 3868     median: 3867.5 (8%)     max: 3868 Points
min: 4900     avg: 5031     median: 5030.5 (10%)     max: 5161 Points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Integer
min: 2887     avg: 2907     median: 2906.5 (6%)     max: 2926 Points
min: 3816     avg: 3850     median: 3849.5 (8%)     max: 3883 Points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Total Score
min: 3030     avg: 3041     median: 3040.5 (8%)     max: 3051 Points
min: 3546     avg: 3735     median: 3735 (10%)     max: 3924 Points
Geekbench 3 - Geekbench 3 32 Bit Multi-Core
min: 2354     avg: 2691     median: 2762 (5%)     max: 2813
min: 3595     avg: 3607     median: 3606.5 (6%)     max: 3618
Geekbench 3 - Geekbench 3 32 Bit Single-Core
min: 845     avg: 866     median: 870 (18%)     max: 875
min: 1104     avg: 1107     median: 1106.5 (23%)     max: 1109
Geekbench 4.1 - 4.4 - Geekbench 4.1 - 4.4 64 Bit Single-Core
min: 951     avg: 953     median: 953 (13%)     max: 955
min: 1182     avg: 1186     median: 1186 (16%)     max: 1190
Geekbench 4.1 - 4.4 - Geekbench 4.1 - 4.4 64 Bit Multi-Core
min: 2651     avg: 2686     median: 2685.5 (4%)     max: 2720
min: 3280     avg: 3323     median: 3323 (5%)     max: 3366
Geekbench 5.0 - Geekbench 5.0 64 Bit Single-Core
100%
1 A6-5200 +
249 (15%)
Geekbench 5.0 - Geekbench 5.0 64 Bit Multi-Core
100%
1 A6-5200 +
832 (5%)
Geekbench 5.1 - 5.3 - Geekbench 5.1 - 5.3 64 Bit Single-Core
100%
1 A6-5200 +
247 (14%)
Geekbench 5.1 - 5.3 - Geekbench 5.1 - 5.3 64 Bit Multi-Core
100%
1 A6-5200 +
823 (5%)
Mozilla Kraken 1.1 - Kraken 1.1 Total Score *
100%
1 A4-5000 +
9672 ms (16%)
Sunspider - Sunspider 1.0 Total Score *
100%
1 A4-5000 +
min: 352.4     avg: 483     median: 446.3 (5%)     max: 688.2 ms
Octane V2 - Octane V2 Total Score
100%
1 A4-5000 +
3727 Points (6%)
Power Consumption - Prime95 Power Consumption - external Monitor *
100%
1 A4-5000 +
26.5 Watt (7%)
34.9 Watt (9%)
Power Consumption - Cinebench R15 Multi Power Consumption - external Monitor *
100%
1 A4-5000 +
21.7 Watt (6%)
27.7 Watt (7%)

Average Benchmarks AMD A4-5000 → 100% n=43

Average Benchmarks AMD A6-5200 → 123% n=43

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