Intel Core i5-3439Y vs AMD A10-4600M

Price now 222$
Games supported 64%
AMD A10-4600M
AMD A10-4600M
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Intel Core i5-3439Y
Intel Core i5-3439Y
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Price now 725$
Games supported 64%

General info

Comparing A10-4600M and Core i5-3439Y processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture, sales start time and price.

Place in performance rating20342041
Market segmentLaptopLaptop
SeriesAMD A-SeriesIntel Core i5
Architecture codenameTrinity (2012−2013)Ivy Bridge (2012−2013)
Release date15 May 2012
(10 years old)
1 January 2013
(10 years old)
Current price$222 $725

Technical specs

A10-4600M and Core i5-3439Y 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 GHz1.5 GHz
Boost clock speed3.2 GHz2.3 GHz
L1 cache192 KB64K (per core)
L2 cache4 MB (shared)256K (per core)
L3 cache0 KB3 MB (shared)
Chip lithography32 nm22 nm
Die size246 mm2160 mm2
Maximum core temperatureno data105 °C
Maximum case temperature (TCase)no data67 °C
Number of transistors1,178 million1,400 million
64 bit support++
Windows 11 compatibility--
Unlocked multiplierno data-


Information on A10-4600M and Core i5-3439Y 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
Thermal design power (TDP)35 Watt13 Watt

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by A10-4600M and Core i5-3439Y. 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® AVX
FMA+no data
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)no data+
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)no data+
My WiFino data+
Turbo Boost Technologyno data+
Hyper-Threading Technologyno data+
Idle Statesno data+
Thermal Monitoringno data+
Flex Memory Accessno data+
Demand Based Switchingno data+
FDIno data+
Fast Memory Accessno data+

Security technologies

A10-4600M and Core i5-3439Y technologies aimed at improving security, for example, by protecting against hacks.

TXTno data+
EDBno data+
Secure Keyno data+
Identity Protectionno data+
Anti-Theftno data+

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by A10-4600M and Core i5-3439Y are enumerated here.

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

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel quantity of RAM supported by A10-4600M and Core i5-3439Y. Depending on the motherboards, higher memory frequencies may be supported.

Supported memory typesDDR3DDR3
Maximum memory sizeno data32 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-

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
i5-3439Y 1.54
  • 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
i5-3439Y 1907

A10-4600M outperforms Core i5-3439Y by 1% in Passmark.

Gaming performance

Advantages and disadvantages

Performance rating 1.55 1.54
Recency 15 May 2012 1 January 2013
Boost clock speed 3200 2300
Base clock speed 2300 1500
Chip lithography 32 nm 22 nm
Thermal design power (TDP) 35 Watt 13 Watt

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AMD A10-4600M


Intel Core i5-3439Y
Core i5-3439Y

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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 9 positions in our rating.

Intel Core i3-5015U Core i3 5015U

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 i5-3439Y by AMD

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Core i5-3439Y from AMD is A10-4600M, which is faster by 1% and higher by 7 positions in our rating.

AMD A10-4600M A10 4600M

Here are some closest AMD rivals to Core i5-3439Y:

3015Ce 109.09
A10 Pro-7350B 100.65
A10-4600M 100.65
Core i5-3439Y 100
A8-5550M 97.4
A8-6410 92.86
A10-4657M 92.21

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