AMD FX-7600P vs AMD A10-7300

AMD FX-7600P

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The quad-core AMD FX-7600P 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 2.7 - 3.6 GHz, the AMD chip also integrates a Radeon R7 GPU clocked at up to 686 MHz with 512 GCN shaders and a dual-channel DDR3-2133 memory controller. The FX-7600P was the fastest mobile Kaveri APU in 2014.

In addition to the CPU and GPU cores, the APU also integrates a dual-channel DDR3-2133 memory controller, UVD 4.0 video decoder, VCE 2.0 video encoder and TrueAudio audio processor.

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 

In our benchmarks with a demo laptop from AMD the performance of the processor cores was comparable to a Haswell Core i5-4210U. The single thread performance is the bottleneck of the CPU and only on a level of the previous A10-5750M (Richland) or Haswell Core i3-4030U.

Overall, the FX-7600P will be sufficient for multitasking daily workloads (Office, Internet browsing, multimedia) as well as more demanding programs.

Graphics

The Radeon R7 (Kaveri) GPU of the FX-7600P features a core clock of up to 686 MHz and 512 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 DDR3-2133. Thus, the Radeon R7 is just slightly behind Intel's Iris Pro Graphics 5200 and roughly on par with a dedicated GeForce GT 730M. The integrated GPU in the Core i3 and i5 Haswell processors (like HD Graphics 4400) is left clearly behind.

As of Q2 2014, the Radeon R7 in the FX-7600P is one of the fastest integrated notebook graphics solutions that 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 FX-7600P is best suited for 14-inch notebooks or larger.

 

AMD A10-7300

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The AMD A10-7300 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 1.9 - 3.2 GHz, the AMD chip also integrates a Radeon R6 GPU clocked at up to 533 MHz with 384 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 A10-7300 offers a CPU performance level similar to the Haswell-based Intel Core i3-4010U. Only the single thread performance is a bit lower, despite AMDs significantly higher (turbo) clock rate. Overall, the A10-7300 will be sufficient for all daily workloads (Office, Internet browsing, multimedia) as well as light multitasking.

Graphics

The Radeon R6 (Kaveri) GPU of the A10-7300 features a core clock of up to 533 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 is roughly as fast as a dedicated GeForce GT 720M and can handle many current games (as of 2014) at low or medium settings at (W)XGA resolution.

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 A10-7300 is suited for 12 - 13-inch notebooks or larger.

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BGA (FP3)
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35 19
2410 2410
28 28
245 mm2245 mm2
105 °C
SSE (1, 2, 3, 3S, 4.1, 4.2, 4A), x86-64, AES, AVX, FMA, DDR3-2133 ControllerSSE (1, 2, 3, 3S, 4.1, 4.2, 4A), x86-64, AES, AVX, FMA, DDR3-1600 Controller
iGPUAMD Radeon R7 (Kaveri) (600 - 686 MHz)AMD Radeon R6 (Kaveri) (? - 533 MHz)
Architecturex86x86
AMD Kaveri FX-7600PAMD Kaveri A10-7300

Cinebench R23 - Cinebench R23 CPU (Multi Core)
949 Points (4%)
Cinebench R23 - Cinebench R23 CPU (Single Core)
481 Points (29%)
Cinebench R20 - Cinebench R20 CPU (Single Core)
177 Points (28%)
Cinebench R20 - Cinebench R20 CPU (Multi Core)
439 Points (4%)
Cinebench R15 - Cinebench R15 CPU Multi 64 Bit
min: 211     avg: 224     median: 228 (5%)     max: 232 Points
min: 139     avg: 152     median: 158 (4%)     max: 159 Points
Cinebench R15 - Cinebench R15 CPU Single 64 Bit
min: 72     avg: 74.3     median: 75 (28%)     max: 76 Points
min: 44     avg: 53.7     median: 58 (21%)     max: 59 Points
Cinebench R11.5 - Cinebench R11.5 CPU Multi 64 Bit
min: 2.38     avg: 2.5     median: 2.5 (5%)     max: 2.68 Points
min: 1.74     avg: 1.8     median: 1.8 (4%)     max: 1.81 Points
Cinebench R11.5 - Cinebench R11.5 CPU Single 64 Bit
min: 0.81     avg: 0.8     median: 0.8 (27%)     max: 0.88 Points
min: 0.49     avg: 0.6     median: 0.7 (21%)     max: 0.68 Points
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Single (32bit)
min: 2472     avg: 2590     median: 2555 (23%)     max: 2742
min: 1759     avg: 1949     median: 1992 (18%)     max: 2097
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Multi (32bit)
min: 6602     avg: 7256     median: 7418 (12%)     max: 7749
min: 4886     avg: 5118     median: 5192 (9%)     max: 5276
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Multi (64bit)
9715 Points (9%)
min: 6252     avg: 6966     median: 7247 (7%)     max: 7400 Points
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Single (64bit)
3531 Points (27%)
min: 2359     avg: 2625     median: 2662 (20%)     max: 2853 Points
wPrime 2.10 - wPrime 2.0 1024m *
565 s (7%)
min: 838.252     avg: 847     median: 846.6 (10%)     max: 854.95 s
wPrime 2.10 - wPrime 2.0 32m *
min: 16.3     avg: 16.4     median: 16.4 (3%)     max: 16.5 s
min: 23.429     avg: 23.8     median: 23.8 (5%)     max: 24.16 s
WinRAR - WinRAR 4.0
min: 1200     avg: 1500     median: 1500 (10%)     max: 1800
min: 1494     avg: 1510     median: 1510 (10%)     max: 1526
X264 HD Benchmark 4.0 - x264 Pass 2
17.6 fps (8%)
min: 11.71     avg: 11.9     median: 11.9 (5%)     max: 12.14 fps
X264 HD Benchmark 4.0 - x264 Pass 1
min: 75.5     avg: 81.5     median: 81.5 (24%)     max: 87.5 fps
min: 61.55     avg: 62.1     median: 62.1 (18%)     max: 62.55 fps
HWBOT x265 Benchmark v2.2 - HWBOT x265 4k Preset
1.6 fps (5%)
TrueCrypt - TrueCrypt Serpent
min: 0.217     avg: 0.2     median: 0.2 (0%)     max: 0.221 GB/s
min: 0.147     avg: 0.2     median: 0.2 (0%)     max: 0.154 GB/s
TrueCrypt - TrueCrypt Twofish
min: 0.35     avg: 0.4     median: 0.4 (0%)     max: 0.357 GB/s
min: 0.233     avg: 0.2     median: 0.2 (0%)     max: 0.244 GB/s
TrueCrypt - TrueCrypt AES
min: 1.7     avg: 1.8     median: 1.8 (0%)     max: 1.8 GB/s
1.2 GB/s (0%)
R Benchmark 2.5 - R Benchmark 2.5 *
1.4 sec (31%)
3DMark 06 - CPU - 3DMark 06 - CPU
min: 3023     avg: 3400     median: 3569 (20%)     max: 3608 Points
2518 Points (14%)
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 1M - Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 1M *
min: 21.3     avg: 22.4     median: 22.4 (5%)     max: 23.5 s
min: 24.597     avg: 25.4     median: 25.4 (5%)     max: 26.131 s
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 2M - Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 2M *
50.6 s (2%)
min: 57.444     avg: 59.6     median: 59.6 (3%)     max: 61.671 s
Super Pi Mod 1.5 XS 32M - Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 32M *
1179 s (5%)
min: 1463.82     avg: 1514     median: 1513.7 (7%)     max: 1563.53 s
3DMark Vantage - 3DM Vant. Perf. CPU no Physx
min: 5981     avg: 6755     median: 6754.5 (8%)     max: 7528 Points
5319 Points (6%)
3DMark 11 - 3DM11 Performance Physics
min: 2348     avg: 2584     median: 2467 (11%)     max: 2938 Points
min: 1942     avg: 2001     median: 2000.5 (9%)     max: 2059 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Physics
min: 23143     avg: 25133     median: 25132.5 (16%)     max: 27122 Points
min: 17930     avg: 17971     median: 17971 (12%)     max: 18012 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Extreme Physics
26957 Points (29%)
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Unlimited Physics
29378 Points (30%)
3DMark - 3DMark Cloud Gate Physics
min: 2123     avg: 2203     median: 2202.5 (6%)     max: 2282 Points
min: 1490     avg: 1494     median: 1493.5 (4%)     max: 1497 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Fire Strike Standard Physics
min: 2956     avg: 3255     median: 3254.5 (8%)     max: 3553 Points
min: 2041     avg: 2051     median: 2050.5 (5%)     max: 2060 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Time Spy CPU
1243 Points (9%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Stream
min: 2503     avg: 3297     median: 3297 (27%)     max: 4091 Points
3478 Points (28%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Memory
min: 2247     avg: 2767     median: 2767 (25%)     max: 3287 Points
2667 Points (24%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Floating Point
min: 5275     avg: 5334     median: 5334 (10%)     max: 5393 Points
3742 Points (7%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Integer
min: 6242     avg: 6317     median: 6316.5 (13%)     max: 6391 Points
4784 Points (10%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Total Score
min: 4824     avg: 4961     median: 4960.5 (13%)     max: 5097 Points
3865 Points (10%)
Geekbench 3 - Geekbench 3 32 Bit Multi-Core
min: 5210     avg: 5308     median: 5307.5 (9%)     max: 5405
min: 3743     avg: 3758     median: 3757.5 (7%)     max: 3772
Geekbench 3 - Geekbench 3 32 Bit Single-Core
min: 1861     avg: 1893     median: 1892.5 (39%)     max: 1924
min: 1498     avg: 1565     median: 1565 (32%)     max: 1632
Geekbench 3 - Geekbench 3 64 Bit Multi-Core
5715 (9%)
Geekbench 3 - Geekbench 3 64 Bit Single-Core
1998 (41%)
Geekbench 5.1 - 5.3 - Geekbench 5.1 - 5.3 64 Bit Single-Core
487 (28%)
Geekbench 5.1 - 5.3 - Geekbench 5.1 - 5.3 64 Bit Multi-Core
1438 (9%)
Mozilla Kraken 1.1 - Kraken 1.1 Total Score *
min: 2466     avg: 2886     median: 2610.5 (4%)     max: 3856 ms
min: 3216.5     avg: 3860     median: 3859.6 (6%)     max: 4502.7 ms
Sunspider - Sunspider 1.0 Total Score *
min: 142.1     avg: 201     median: 201.3 (2%)     max: 260.5 ms
min: 161.2     avg: 238     median: 237.6 (3%)     max: 313.9 ms
Octane V2 - Octane V2 Total Score
min: 10177     avg: 14762     median: 17046 (29%)     max: 17063 Points
min: 7926     avg: 10554     median: 10553.5 (18%)     max: 13181 Points

Average Benchmarks AMD FX-7600P → 100% n=35

Average Benchmarks AMD A10-7300 → 80% n=35

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