Intel Core i5-2515E vs AMD A10-4600M

Price now 222$
Games supported 95%
AMD A10-4600M
AMD A10-4600M
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Intel Core i5-2515E
Intel Core i5-2515E
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Price now no data
Games supported 71%

General info

Comparing A10-4600M and Core i5-2515E processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture, sales start time and price.

Place in performance rating14312372
Market segmentLaptopLaptop
SeriesAMD A-SeriesIntel Core i5
Architecture codenameTrinity (2012−2013)Sandy Bridge (2011−2013)
Release date15 May 2012
(10 years old)
1 February 2011
(12 years old)
Launch price (MSRP)no data$266
Current price$222 no data

Technical specs

A10-4600M and Core i5-2515E 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)
Base clock speed2.3 GHz2.5 GHz
Boost clock speed3.2 GHz2.5 GHz
Bus supportno data4 × 5 GT/s
L1 cache192 KB64K (per core)
L2 cache4 MB (shared)256K (per core)
L3 cache0 KB3 MB (shared)
Chip lithography32 nm32 nm
Die size246 mm2149 mm2
Number of transistors1,178 million624 million
64 bit support++
Windows 11 compatibility--
Unlocked multiplierno data-


Information on A10-4600M and Core i5-2515E 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 (Uniprocessor)
SocketFS1r2Intel BGA1023
Thermal design power (TDP)35 Watt35 Watt

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by A10-4600M and Core i5-2515E. 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, FMAno data
vProno data+
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)no data+

Security technologies

A10-4600M and Core i5-2515E technologies aimed at improving security, for example, by protecting against hacks.

TXTno data+

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by A10-4600M and Core i5-2515E are enumerated here.

AMD-V+no data
VT-dno data+
VT-xno data+

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel quantity of RAM supported by A10-4600M and Core i5-2515E. Depending on the motherboards, higher memory frequencies may be supported.

Supported memory typesDDR3DDR3
Maximum memory sizeno data16 GB
Max memory channelsno data2
Maximum memory bandwidthno data21.335 GB/s
ECC memory supportno data+

Graphics specifications

General parameters of integrated GPUs, if any.

Integrated graphics cardAMD Radeon HD 7660G-

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 7.27
i5-2515E 2.22
  • 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 1923
i5-2515E 1882

A10-4600M outperforms Core i5-2515E by 2% in Passmark.

Gaming performance

Advantages and disadvantages

Performance rating 7.27 2.22
Recency 15 May 2012 1 February 2011
Boost clock speed 3200 2500
Base clock speed 2300 0

Judging by the results of synthetic and gaming tests, Technical City recommends

AMD A10-4600M

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Competitors of A10-4600M by Intel

We believe that the nearest equivalent to A10-4600M from Intel is Pentium 3825U, which is nearly equal in speed and lower by 4 positions in our rating.

Intel Pentium 3825U Pentium 3825U

Here are some closest Intel rivals to A10-4600M:

Core i3-7020U 100.96
Pentium B970 100.96
A10-4600M 100

Competitors of Core i5-2515E by AMD

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Core i5-2515E by AMD is E-300, which is slower by 1% and lower by 8 positions in our rating.

AMD E-300 E 300

Here are some closest AMD rivals to Core i5-2515E:

E1-2500 109.46
E1-6010 101.35
Core i5-2515E 100
E-300 99.1
C-70 97.75
C-60 97.3

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