Intel Core M-5Y10a vs AMD A10-4600M

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General info

Comparing A10-4600M and Core M-5Y10a processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture, sales start time and price.

Place in performance rating20282037
Market segmentLaptopLaptop
SeriesAMD A-SeriesIntel Core M
Architecture codenameTrinity (2012−2013)Broadwell-Y (2014)
Release date15 May 2012
(10 years old)
5 September 2014
(8 years old)
Current price$222 $115

Technical specs

A10-4600M and Core M-5Y10a basic parameters such as number of cores, number of threads, base frequency and turbo boost clock, lithography, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of CPU speed, though for more precise assessment you have to consider their test results.

Physical cores4 (Quad-Core)2 (Dual-core)
Threads44
Base clock speed2.3 GHz0.8 GHz
Boost clock speed3.2 GHz2 GHz
L1 cache192 KB64K (per core)
L2 cache4 MB (shared)256K (per core)
L3 cache0 KB4 MB (shared)
Chip lithography32 nm14 nm
Die size246 mm250 mm2
Maximum core temperatureno data95 °C
Number of transistors1,178 million1300 Million
64 bit support++
Windows 11 compatibility--
Unlocked multiplierno data-

Compatibility

Information on A10-4600M and Core M-5Y10a compatibility with other computer components: motherboard (look for socket type), power supply unit (look for power consumption) etc. Useful when planning a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one. Note that power consumption of some processors can well exceed their nominal TDP, even without overclocking. Some can even double their declared thermals given that the motherboard allows to tune the CPU power parameters.

Number of CPUs in a configuration11
SocketFS1r2Intel BGA1234
Thermal design power (TDP)35 Watt4.5 Watt

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by A10-4600M and Core M-5Y10a. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.

Instruction set extensions86x SSE (1, 2, 3, 3S, 4.1, 4.2, 4A),-64, AES, AVX, FMAIntel® SSE4.1, Intel® SSE4.2, Intel® AVX2
AES-NI++
FMA+no data
AVX++
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)no data+
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)no data+
Turbo Boost Technologyno data2.0
Hyper-Threading Technologyno data+
Idle Statesno data+
Thermal Monitoringno data+
Flex Memory Accessno data+
SIPPno data-
Smart Responseno data+
FDIno data+
Fast Memory Accessno data+

Security technologies

A10-4600M and Core M-5Y10a technologies aimed at improving security, for example, by protecting against hacks.

TXTno data-
EDBno data+
Secure Keyno data+
Identity Protectionno data+
OS Guardno data+

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by A10-4600M and Core M-5Y10a are enumerated here.

AMD-V++
VT-dno data+
VT-xno data+
EPTno data+

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel quantity of RAM supported by A10-4600M and Core M-5Y10a. Depending on the motherboards, higher memory frequencies may be supported.

Supported memory typesDDR3DDR3, DDR3
Maximum memory sizeno data16 GB
Max memory channelsno data2
Maximum memory bandwidthno data25.6 GB/s
ECC memory supportno data-

Graphics specifications

General parameters of integrated GPUs, if any.

Integrated graphics cardAMD Radeon HD 7660G-

Peripherals

Specifications and connection of peripherals supported by A10-4600M and Core M-5Y10a.

PCIe versionno data2.0
PCI Express lanesno data12

Benchmark performance

Various benchmark results of the processors in comparison. Overall score is measured in points in 0-100 range, higher is better.


Overall score

This is our combined benchmark performance rating. We are regularly improving our combining algorithms, but if you find some perceived inconsistencies, feel free to speak up in comments section, we usually fix problems quickly.

A10-4600M 1.55
+1.3%
M-5Y10a 1.53
  • Passmark
  • Cinebench 10 32-bit single-core
  • Cinebench 11.5 64-bit multi-core
  • Cinebench 15 64-bit multi-core
  • Cinebench 15 64-bit single-core
  • Cinebench 11.5 64-bit single-core

Passmark

Passmark CPU Mark is a widespread benchmark, consisting of 8 different types of workload, including integer and floating point math, extended instructions, compression, encryption and physics calculation. There is also one separate single-threaded scenario measuring single-core performance.

Benchmark coverage: 67%

A10-4600M 1919
+0.7%
M-5Y10a 1905

A10-4600M outperforms Core M-5Y10a by 1% in Passmark.

Cinebench 10 32-bit single-core

Cinebench R10 is an ancient ray tracing benchmark for processors by Maxon, authors of Cinema 4D. Its single core version uses just one CPU thread to render a futuristic looking motorcycle.

Benchmark coverage: 20%

A10-4600M 2078
M-5Y10a 3131
+50.7%

Core M-5Y10a outperforms A10-4600M by 51% in Cinebench 10 32-bit single-core.

Cinebench 11.5 64-bit multi-core

Cinebench Release 11.5 Multi Core is a variant of Cinebench R11.5 which uses all the processor threads. A maximum of 64 threads is supported in this version.

Benchmark coverage: 17%

A10-4600M 2
M-5Y10a 2

Cinebench 15 64-bit multi-core

Cinebench Release 15 Multi Core (sometimes called Multi-Thread) is a variant of Cinebench R15 which uses all the processor threads.

Benchmark coverage: 14%

A10-4600M 187
M-5Y10a 190
+1.6%

Core M-5Y10a outperforms A10-4600M by 2% in Cinebench 15 64-bit multi-core.

Cinebench 15 64-bit single-core

Cinebench R15 (standing for Release 15) is a benchmark made by Maxon, authors of Cinema 4D. It was superseded by later versions of Cinebench, which use more modern variants of Cinema 4D engine. The Single Core version (sometimes called Single-Thread) only uses a single processor thread to render a room full of reflective spheres and light sources.

Benchmark coverage: 14%

A10-4600M 63
M-5Y10a 83
+31.7%

Core M-5Y10a outperforms A10-4600M by 32% in Cinebench 15 64-bit single-core.

Cinebench 11.5 64-bit single-core

Cinebench R11.5 is an old benchmark by Maxon, authors of Cinema 4D. It was superseded by later versions of Cinebench, which use more modern variants of Cinema 4D engine. The Single Core version loads a single thread with ray tracing to render a glossy room full of crystal spheres and light sources.

Benchmark coverage: 14%

A10-4600M 0.7
M-5Y10a 0.9
+34.3%

Core M-5Y10a outperforms A10-4600M by 34% in Cinebench 11.5 64-bit single-core.

Gaming performance

Advantages and disadvantages


Performance rating 1.55 1.53
Recency 15 May 2012 5 September 2014
Boost clock speed 3200 2000
Base clock speed 2300 0
Chip lithography 32 nm 14 nm
Thermal design power (TDP) 35 Watt 4 Watt

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Competitors of A10-4600M by Intel

We believe that the nearest equivalent to A10-4600M from Intel is Core i3-5015U, which is faster by 1% and higher by 8 positions in our rating.

Intel Core i3-5015U Core i3 5015U
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Here are some closest Intel rivals to A10-4600M:

Core i3-4025U 101.29
Core i3-4120U 101.29
Core i3-5015U 100.65
A10-4600M 100
Core M-5Y10c 99.35

Competitors of Core M-5Y10a by AMD

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Core M-5Y10a from AMD is A10-4600M, which is faster by 1% and higher by 9 positions in our rating.

AMD A10-4600M A10 4600M
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Here are some closest AMD rivals to Core M-5Y10a:

3015Ce 109.8
A10 Pro-7350B 101.96
A10-4600M 101.31
Core M-5Y10a 100
A8-5550M 97.39
A8-6410 93.46
A10-4657M 92.81

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