AMD Athlon II X3 460 vs A6-9500E
Comparing Athlon II X3 460 and A6-9500E processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Athlon II X3 460 and A6-9500E quantitative parameters such as cores and threads number, clocks, manufacturing process, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of Athlon II X3 460 and A6-9500E performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider their test results.
Number of cores
Number of threads
128 KB (per core)
512 KB (per core)
Manufacturing process technology
Maximum core temperature
Maximum case temperature (TCase)
64 bit support
Information on Athlon II X3 460 and A6-9500E 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 Athlon II X3 460 and A6-9500E. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.
Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Athlon II X3 460 and A6-9500E are enumerated here.
Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Athlon II X3 460 and A6-9500E.
Supported memory types
Max memory channels
General parameters of GPUs integrated into Athlon II X3 460 and A6-9500E.
iGPU core count
Available interfaces and connections of Athlon II X3 460 and A6-9500E integrated GPUs.
Graphics API support
APIs supported by Athlon II X3 460 and A6-9500E integrated GPUs, sometimes API versions are included.
Specifications and connection of peripherals supported by Athlon II X3 460 and A6-9500E.
Max number of PCIe lanes
Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Athlon II X3 460 and A6-9500E. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
Overall benchmark performance
Athlon II X3 460 6.05
A6-9500E 6.10 +0.8%
Athlon II X3 460 2864
A6-9500E 2889 +0.9%
Let's see how good Athlon II X3 460 and A6-9500E are for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.
Advantages of AMD Athlon II X3 460
We are unaware of any advantages of AMD Athlon II X3 460 over AMD A6-9500E.
Advantages of AMD A6-9500E
0.8% faster in synthetic tests
Finer manufacturing process technology (28 vs 45 nm)
Less power hungry (35 vs 95 watts)
AES (Advanced Encryption Standard instructions set - hardware acceleration of AES encryption and decryption. Speeds up encryption software, e.g. Veracrypt)
AVX (Advanced Vector Extensions - a set of SIMD instructions working with 128- and 256-bit registers)
AVX2 (Advanced Vector Extensions 2 - an extension to AVX, the set of SIMD instructions working with 128- and 256-bit registers)
Virtualization (Hardware acceleration of virtual machines)
Enhanced Virus Protection (EVP)
Enduro (saves battery charge by automatically switching between an integrated and discrete AMD GPU depending on workload. Similar to NVIDIA Optimus)
Vulkan (a contemporary API for graphics acceleration, based on now-discontinued Mantle)
So, Athlon II X3 460 or A6-9500E?
Technical City couldn't decide between AMD Athlon II X3 460 and AMD A6-9500E. The differences in performance seem too small.
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