AMD A6-3400M vs Core i3-2330M

AMD A6 3400 is a quad core processor with turbo boost technology, a feature that is missing in Core i3-2330M. Core i3-2330M is dual core CPU. Yes it has hypertheading but that is not same as real cores. AMD A6 has Radeon HD 6520G GPU that destroys the Intel HD 3000 graphics.
Here is the feature comparison:

Feature 	AMD A6-3400M 	Core i3-2330M
Core Frequency	1.4 Ghz 	2.20 GHz
No. Of Cores	4 	2 (4 Hyperthreads)
Cache 		4 MB L2 cache 	3 MB L3 Smart Cache
Turbo Frequency	2.3 Ghz 	No Turbo
TDP Rating	35 Watts 	35 Watts
64 Bit Support	Yes 		Yes
Manufacturing	32nm	 	32 nm
GPU		Radeon HD 6480G HD 3000

The A6 3400 is an entry level processor for laptops. TDP of it is 35 watts. The performance of Core i3 2330M is somewhat better than the Core i3 2310M. Here are their benchmark results:

Benchmarks 	AMD A6-3400M 	Core i3-2330M
PassMark Score	3563	 	2712
Super Pi 2M	35 Seconds 	41.5 seconds
3D Mark 06 CPU	2136	 	2550
Windows 7 Score	6.6	 	6.5

Less score of Super Pi 2M is better.


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