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Core i7-4500U vs A6 9210


Description
The i7-4500U is based on Haswell architecture while the 9210 is based on Excavator.

Using the multithread performance as a reference, the i7-4500U gets a score of 53.4 k points while the 9210 gets 27.1 k points.

Summarizing, the i7-4500U is 2 times faster than the 9210. To get a proper comparison between both models, take a look to the data shown below.

Specs
CPUID
40651
670f00
Core
Haswell
Stoney Ridge
Architecture
Base frecuency
1.8 GHz
2.4 GHz
Boost frecuency
3 GHz
2.8 GHz
Socket
BGA1168
Socket FP4
Cores/Threads
2 /2
2/2
TDP
15 W
15 W
Cache L1 (d+i)
32+32 kB
kB
Cache L2
256 kB
1024 kB
Cache L3
4096 kB
0 kB
Date
Jun 2013
Jun 2016

SSE3 optimized benchmark
The benchmark in mode I (SSE) is optimized for the use of SIMD instructions with 128 bits register and the SSE set up to version 3. Nearly every modern CPU has support for this mode.
Monothread
i7-4500U
9210
Test#1 (Integers)
10196
4871 (-52.22%)
Test#2 (FP)
9233
10380 (12.41%)
Test#3 (Generic, ZIP)
3894
2589 (-33.52%)
Test#1 (Memory)
3291
2383 (-27.58%)
TOTAL
26614
20223 (-24.01%)

Multithread

i7-4500U

9210
Test#1 (Integers)
19204
7407 (-61.43%)
Test#2 (FP)
19017
11873 (-37.57%)
Test#3 (Generic, ZIP)
8308
3351 (-59.66%)
Test#1 (Memory)
3222
2602 (-19.24%)
TOTAL
49751
25233 (-49.28%)

AVX optimized benchmark
The benchmark in mode II (AVX) is optimized to used 256 bits registers beside the first version of the Advanced Vector Extensions (AVX). The first AVX compatible CPU was released in 2011.
Monothread
i7-4500U
9210
Test#1 (Integers)
10412
4711 (-54.75%)
Test#2 (FP)
8970
11027 (22.93%)
Test#3 (Generic, ZIP)
3821
2594 (-32.10%)
Test#1 (Memory)
3385
2445 (-27.77%)
TOTAL
26588
20777 (-21.86%)

Multithread

i7-4500U

9210
Test#1 (Integers)
19907
8427 (-57.67%)
Test#2 (FP)
21470
12799 (-40.39%)
Test#3 (Generic, ZIP)
8534
3317 (-61.13%)
Test#1 (Memory)
3531
2586 (-26.77%)
TOTAL
53442
27129 (-49.24%)

Performance/W
i7-4500U
9210
Test#1 (Integers)
1327 points/W
562 points/W
Test#2 (FP)
1431 points/W
853 points/W
Test#3 (Generic, ZIP)
569 points/W
221 points/W
Test#1 (Memory)
235 points/W
172 points/W
TOTAL
3563 points/W
1809 points/W

Performance/GHz
i7-4500U
9210
Test#1 (Integers)
3471 points/GHz
1683 points/GHz
Test#2 (FP)
2990 points/GHz
3938 points/GHz
Test#3 (Generic, ZIP)
1274 points/GHz
927 points/GHz
Test#1 (Memory)
1128 points/GHz
873 points/GHz
TOTAL
8863 points/GHz
7420 points/GHz

Monothread performance graph
Monothread performance graphics gives the performance vs time. They are useful to measure the time it takes to the CPU to reach the maximum performance.

Usually, CPU's performance will be steady during these tests but if it has a slow frequency strategy, the first samples will show a lower score.


Test#1 (Integers) [points vs time]

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Test#2 (FP) [points vs time]

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Test#3 (Generic, ZIP) [points vs time]

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Test#1 (Memory) [points vs time]

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Multithread performance graph
Multithread graphs measure the performance against a heavy load during certain time.

If CPU's TDP doesn't limit the frequency and the machine is properly cooled, performance should remain steady vs time. Otherwise, the performance score will oscillate or decrease over time.


Test#1 (Integers) [points vs time]

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Test#2 (FP) [points vs time]

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Test#3 (Generic, ZIP) [points vs time]

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Test#1 (Memory) [points vs time]

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