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AMD A8-3510MX vs AMD A4-3305M vs AMD A8-3500M

AMD A8-3510MX

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The AMD A6-3510MX (Codename Llano) is a quad-core processor for mid-range laptops. It is part of the Fusion family of APUs (=Accelerated Processing Units) and features an integrated Radeon HD 6620G graphics card. The processor core is clocked at 1.8 GHz base clock speed and is able to automatically overclock up to 2.5 GHz (TurboCore, depending on temperature and used cores). 

The processor core is based on the Husky familiy 12h. Compared to the older Phenom II mobile processors, the Husky core is very similar but features an additional hardware divider. However, the performance per clock should be similar to the old Turion II, Athlon II, Phenom II mobile processors (as the Llano APU they did not feature a Level 3 cache).

The performance of the processor part depends on the used cores. Due to Turbo Core, a single core can be clocked up to 2.5 GHz leading to a performance of a AMD Turion II P560 (2.5 GHz 2MB L2 Cache). Using all four cores, the performance is in the range of the Phenom II X4 P960 (1.8 GHz 2MB L2 Cache)

The Llano APUs feature an integrated DirectX 11 capable graphics card with a maximum of 400 cores. The AMD Radeon HD 6620G called version in the A8-Series offers all 320 cores at 444MHz. It has no dedicated memory and also is not able to use the integrated cache (in difference to the Intel HD 3000). Furthermore the APU also features an integrated UVD3 video processor to fully decode most used HD videos (like H.264, VC-1, MPEG4).

The A8-3510MX also features an integrated dual-channel memory controller with support for DDR3-1600 or DDR3L-1333 memory and a PCIe 2.0 controller.

The TDP of 45 Watt for the APU (including graphics card and memory controller) makes it best suited for 15-inch+ laptops.

Beware: Parts of the information above is still based on rumors and leaks.
Sources: NGOHQ: Leaked Llano PresentationDonanimhaber: Llano Mobile Lineupc't: 12h Architecturetweakers: SuperPiAMD: leakted GPU Benchmarks (removed)pro-clockers: Llano GPU SpecificationsWikipedia: Fusion

AMD A4-3305M

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The AMD A4-3305M (Codename Llano) is a dual-core processor for entry level laptops. It is part of the Fusion family of APUs (=Accelerated Processing Units) and features an integrated Radeon HD 6480G graphics card. The processor core is clocked at 1.9 GHz base clock speed and is able to automatically overclock up to 2.5 GHz (TurboCore, depending on temperature and used cores). 

The processor core is based on the Husky familiy 12h. Compared to the older Phenom II mobile processors, the Husky core is very similar but features an additional hardware divider. However, the performance per clock should be similar to the old Turion II, Athlon II, Phenom II mobile processors (as the Llano APU they did not feature a Level 3 cache).

The performance of the processor part is similar to a previous AMD Athlon II M320. Due to TurboCore the single threaded performance is slightly better (AMD Turion II N530 level) and the multithreaded slightly slower. Therefore, the performance is clearly worse than similar clocked Sandy Bridge based processors (e.g. Core i3-2310M).

The Llano APUs feature an integrated DirectX 11 capable graphics card with a maximum of 400 cores. The AMD Radeon HD 6480G called version in the A4-Series however offers only 160 cores at 593MHz. That is the main difference to the A4-3300M that features a "normal" 6480G with 240 shaders at 444MHz (which should be slightly faster). Both feature no dedicated memory and also are not able to use the integrated cache (in difference to the Intel HD 3000). Furthermore the APU also features an integrated UVD3 video processor to fully decode most used HD videos (like H.264, VC-1, MPEG4).

The A4-3305M also features an integrated dual-channel memory controller with support for DDR3(L)-1333 memory and a PCIe 2.0 controller.

The TDP of 35 Watt for the APU (including graphics card and memory controller) makes it best suited for 14 to 15-inch laptops.

AMD A8-3500M

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The AMD A6-3500M (Codename Llano) is a quad-core processor for mid-range laptops. It is part of the Fusion family of APUs (=Accelerated Processing Units) and features an integrated Radeon HD 6620G graphics card. The processor core is clocked at 1.5 GHz base clock speed and is able to automatically overclock up to 2.4 GHz (TurboCore, depending on temperature and used cores). 

The processor core is based on the Husky familiy 12h. Compared to the older Phenom II mobile processors, the Husky core is very similar but features an additional hardware divider. However, the performance per clock should be similar to the old Turion II, Athlon II, Phenom II mobile processors (as the Llano APU they did not feature a Level 3 cache).

The performance of the processor part depends on the used cores. Due to Turbo Core, a single core can be clocked up to 2.4 GHz leading to a performance of a AMD Turion II P540 (2.4 GHz 2MB L2 Cache). Using all four cores, the performance is in the range of the Phenom II X4 P940 (1.7 GHz 2MB L2 Cache)

The Llano APUs feature an integrated DirectX 11 capable graphics card with a maximum of 400 cores. The AMD Radeon HD 6620G called version in the A8-Series offers all 400 cores at 444MHz. It has no dedicated memory and also is not able to use the integrated cache (in difference to the Intel HD 3000). Furthermore the APU also features an integrated UVD3 video processor to fully decode most used HD videos (like H.264, VC-1, MPEG4).

The A8-3500M also features an integrated dual-channel memory controller with support for DDR3(L)-1333 memory and a PCIe 2.0 controller.

The TDP of 35 Watt for the APU (including graphics card and memory controller) makes it best suited for 14-15-inch laptops.

Beware: Parts of the information above is still based on rumors and leaks.
Sources: NGOHQ: Leaked Llano PresentationDonanimhaber: Llano Mobile Lineupc't: 12h Architecturetweakers: SuperPiAMD: leakted GPU Benchmarks (removed)pro-clockers: Llano GPU SpecificationsWikipedia: Fusion

ModelAMD A8-3510MXAMD A4-3305MAMD A8-3500M
SeriesAMD A-SeriesAMD A-SeriesAMD A-Series
CodenameLlanoLlanoLlano
Series: A-Series Llano
AMD A8-3550MX2 - 2.7 GHz4 / 4 cores
AMD A8-3530MX1.9 - 2.6 GHz4 / 4 cores
AMD A8-3510MX « 1.8 - 2.5 GHz4 / 4 cores
AMD A6-3430MX1.7 - 2.4 GHz4 / 4 cores
AMD A8-3520M1.6 - 2.5 GHz4 / 4 cores
AMD A6-3410MX1.6 - 2.3 GHz4 / 4 cores
AMD A8-3500M1.5 - 2.4 GHz4 / 4 cores
AMD A6-3420M1.5 - 2.4 GHz4 / 4 cores
AMD A6-3400M1.4 - 2.3 GHz4 / 4 cores
AMD A4-3330MX2.2 - 2.6 GHz2 / 2 cores
AMD A4-3310MX2.1 - 2.5 GHz2 / 2 cores
AMD A4-3320M2 - 2.6 GHz2 / 2 cores
AMD A4-3300M1.9 - 2.5 GHz2 / 2 cores
AMD A4-3305M1.9 - 2.5 GHz2 / 2 cores
AMD A8-3550MX2 - 2.7 GHz4 / 4 cores
AMD A8-3530MX1.9 - 2.6 GHz4 / 4 cores
AMD A8-3510MX1.8 - 2.5 GHz4 / 4 cores
AMD A6-3430MX1.7 - 2.4 GHz4 / 4 cores
AMD A8-3520M1.6 - 2.5 GHz4 / 4 cores
AMD A6-3410MX1.6 - 2.3 GHz4 / 4 cores
AMD A8-3500M1.5 - 2.4 GHz4 / 4 cores
AMD A6-3420M1.5 - 2.4 GHz4 / 4 cores
AMD A6-3400M1.4 - 2.3 GHz4 / 4 cores
AMD A4-3330MX2.2 - 2.6 GHz2 / 2 cores
AMD A4-3310MX2.1 - 2.5 GHz2 / 2 cores
AMD A4-3320M2 - 2.6 GHz2 / 2 cores
AMD A4-3300M1.9 - 2.5 GHz2 / 2 cores
AMD A4-3305M « 1.9 - 2.5 GHz2 / 2 cores
AMD A8-3550MX2 - 2.7 GHz4 / 4 cores
AMD A8-3530MX1.9 - 2.6 GHz4 / 4 cores
AMD A8-3510MX1.8 - 2.5 GHz4 / 4 cores
AMD A6-3430MX1.7 - 2.4 GHz4 / 4 cores
AMD A8-3520M1.6 - 2.5 GHz4 / 4 cores
AMD A6-3410MX1.6 - 2.3 GHz4 / 4 cores
AMD A8-3500M « 1.5 - 2.4 GHz4 / 4 cores
AMD A6-3420M1.5 - 2.4 GHz4 / 4 cores
AMD A6-3400M1.4 - 2.3 GHz4 / 4 cores
AMD A4-3330MX2.2 - 2.6 GHz2 / 2 cores
AMD A4-3310MX2.1 - 2.5 GHz2 / 2 cores
AMD A4-3320M2 - 2.6 GHz2 / 2 cores
AMD A4-3300M1.9 - 2.5 GHz2 / 2 cores
AMD A4-3305M1.9 - 2.5 GHz2 / 2 cores
Clock1800 - 2500 MHz1900 - 2500 MHz1500 - 2400 MHz
L2 Cache4 MB1 MB4 MB
Cores / Threads4 / 42 / 24 / 4
TDP45 Watt35 Watt35 Watt
Transistors1000 Million1000 Million1000 Million
Technology32 nm32 nm32 nm
Die Size218 mm2226 mm2218 mm2
Features3DNow!, MMX, SSE, SSE2, SSE3, SSE4a, Radeon HD 6620G, DDR3(L)-1333/1600 Memory Controller3DNow!, MMX, SSE, SSE2, SSE3, SSE4a, DDR3 Memory Controller, Radeon HD 6480G3DNow!, MMX, SSE, SSE2, SSE3, SSE4a, Radeon HD 6620G, DDR3(L)-1333 Memory Controller
iGPUAMD Radeon HD 6620G (444 MHz)AMD Radeon HD 6480G (593 MHz)AMD Radeon HD 6620G (444 MHz)
Architecturex86x86x86
Announced
L1 Cache256 KB
Manufacturerproducts.amd.com

Benchmarks

Cinebench R11.5 - Cinebench R11.5 CPU Multi 64 Bit
min: 1.07     avg: 1.1     median: 1.1 (1%)     max: 1.16 Points
min: 1.87     avg: 1.9     median: 1.9 (2%)     max: 1.89 Points
Cinebench R11.5 - Cinebench R11.5 CPU Single 64 Bit
0.6 Points (14%)
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Single (32bit)
min: 1807     avg: 1812     median: 1812 (11%)     max: 1817 Points
min: 1519     avg: 1576     median: 1586 (10%)     max: 1613 Points
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Multi (32bit)
6158 Points (4%)
min: 3324     avg: 3395     median: 3394.5 (2%)     max: 3465 Points
min: 4974     avg: 5148     median: 5170 (4%)     max: 5243 Points
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Multi (64bit)
min: 4336     avg: 4338     median: 4338 (3%)     max: 4340 Points
min: 6615     avg: 6736     median: 6721 (5%)     max: 6852 Points
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Single (64bit)
min: 2293     avg: 2296     median: 2295.5 (3%)     max: 2298 Points
min: 1997     avg: 2037     median: 2034 (2%)     max: 2085 Points
wPrime 2.10 - wPrime 2.0 1024m *
1255 s (15%)
min: 742     avg: 759     median: 758.5 (9%)     max: 775 s
wPrime 2.10 - wPrime 2.0 32m *
40.3 s (8%)
min: 23.5     avg: 24.1     median: 24.1 (5%)     max: 24.68 s
3DMark 06 - CPU - 3DMark 06 - CPU
min: 1575     avg: 1614     median: 1613.5 (3%)     max: 1652 Points
min: 2195     avg: 2245     median: 2255.5 (5%)     max: 2272 Points
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 1M - Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 1M *
29.8 s (6%)
36.2 s (8%)
min: 36     avg: 48.5     median: 48.5 (10%)     max: 61 s
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 2M - Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 2M *
83.6 s (4%)
min: 77     avg: 79     median: 79 (3%)     max: 81 s
Super Pi Mod 1.5 XS 32M - Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 32M *
1868 s (8%)
min: 1727     avg: 1778     median: 1777.5 (8%)     max: 1828 s
SiSoft Sandra Dhrystone (MIPS) - SiSoft Sandra Dhrystone (MIPS)
14000 MIPS (7%)
SiSoft Sandra Whetstone (MFLOPS) - SiSoft Sandra Whetstone (MFLOPS)
22170 MFLOPS (17%)
12170 MFLOPS (9%)
PCMark 05 - PCMark 05 - Standard
6236 Points (13%)
Windows 7 Experience Index - Win7 CPU
6.9 Points (88%)
5.7 Points (73%)
min: 6.5     avg: 6.6     median: 6.6 (85%)     max: 6.6 Points
3DMark Vantage - 3DM Vant. Perf. CPU no Physx
min: 3008     avg: 3157     median: 3156.5 (3%)     max: 3305 Points
min: 5076     avg: 5304     median: 5399 (5%)     max: 5438 Points
3DMark 11 - 3DM11 Performance Physics
min: 1294     avg: 1339     median: 1338.5 (4%)     max: 1383 Points
min: 2061     avg: 2203     median: 2247 (6%)     max: 2302 Points

Average Benchmarks AMD A8-3510MX → 100% n=3

Average Benchmarks AMD A4-3305M → 79% n=3

Average Benchmarks AMD A8-3500M → 92% n=3

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