AMD A6-9220 vs Intel Core i3-390M
Comparing A6-9220 and Core i3-390M processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
A6-9220 and Core i3-390M quantitative parameters such as cores and threads number, clocks, manufacturing process, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of A6-9220 and Core i3-390M performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider their test results.
Number of cores
Number of threads
64K (per core)
256K (per core)
3 MB (shared)
Manufacturing process technology
Maximum core temperature
90 °C for rPGA, 105 °C for BGA
64 bit support
Information on A6-9220 and Core i3-390M compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one.
Max number of CPUs in a configuration
Power consumption (TDP)
Technologies and extensions
Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by A6-9220 and Core i3-390M. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.
Instruction set extensions
Intel® SSE4.1, Intel® SSE4.2
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)
Flex Memory Access
Fast Memory Access
A6-9220 and Core i3-390M technologies aimed at raising security, for example, by protecting against hacks.
Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by A6-9220 and Core i3-390M are enumerated here.
Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by A6-9220 and Core i3-390M.
Supported memory types
Maximum memory size
Max memory channels
Maximum memory bandwidth
General parameters of GPUs integrated into A6-9220 and Core i3-390M.
AMD Radeon R4 (Stoney Ridge) ( - 655 MHz)
Intel® HD Graphics for Previous Generation Intel® Processors
Clear Video HD
Graphics max frequency
Available interfaces and connections of A6-9220 and Core i3-390M integrated GPUs.
Number of displays supported
Specifications and connection of peripherals supported by A6-9220 and Core i3-390M.
Max number of PCIe lanes
Non-gaming benchmarks performance of A6-9220 and Core i3-390M. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
Overall benchmark performance
A6-9220 1.64 +8.6%
i3-390M 2811 +24.8%
Cinebench 10 32-bit single-core
i3-390M 2829 +16.3%
Cinebench 10 32-bit multi-core
i3-390M 6405 +62.5%
Cinebench 11.5 64-bit multi-core
i3-390M 2 +57.1%
i3-390M 23 +23.2%
A6-9220 1337 +9%
Let's see how good A6-9220 and Core i3-390M are for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.
Advantages of AMD A6-9220
8.6% faster in synthetic tests
Much newer (1 June 2016 vs 9 January 2011)
Finer manufacturing process technology (28 vs 32 nm)
Less power hungry (10 vs 35 watts)
Virtualization (Hardware acceleration of virtual machines)
Advantages of Intel Core i3-390M
MMX (MultiMedia Extensions - the very first (1996) SIMD instruction expansion for Intel desktop CPUs, works with 64-bit registers)
SSE (Streaming SIMD Instructions - a SIMD instruction extension working with 128-bit registers)
x86-64 (a general name for 64-bit extension of x86 instruction set. There are AMD64 and Intel 64 versions that differ very little)
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
So, A6-9220 or Core i3-390M?
Technical City couldn't decide between AMD A6-9220 and Intel Core i3-390M. The differences in performance seem too small.
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