Intel Core i3-2332M vs AMD A6-9225

General info

Comparing Core i3-2332M and A6-9225 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
0.41
 
0.12
Type
Laptop
 
Laptop
Series
Intel Core i3
 
AMD Bristol Ridge
Architecture codename
Sandy Bridge
 
Stoney Ridge
Release date
1 September 2011
 
1 June 2018
Price now
$136
 
$451

Technical specs

Core i3-2332M and A6-9225 quantitative parameters such as cores and threads number, clocks, manufacturing process, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of Core i3-2332M and A6-9225 performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider their test results.
Number of cores
2
 
2
Number of threads
4
 
2
Base frequency
2.2 GHz
 
2.6 GHz
Maximum frequency
2.2 GHz
 
3 GHz
Bus support
4 × 5 GT/s
 
no data
L1 cache
64K (per core)
 
160 KB
L2 cache
256K (per core)
 
1 MB
L3 cache
3 MB (shared)
 
no data
Manufacturing process technology
32 nm
 
28 nm
Die size
149 mm2
 
124.5 mm2
Maximum core temperature
no data
 
90 °C
Transistor count
624 million
 
1200 Million
64 bit support
+
 
+

Compatibility

Information on Core i3-2332M and A6-9225 compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one.
Max number of CPUs in a configuration
1 (Uniprocessor)
 
no data
Socket
G2 (988B)
 
BGA
Power consumption (TDP)
35 Watt
 
10-15 Watt

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Core i3-2332M and A6-9225. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.
Instruction set extensions
no data
 
Single-Channel DDR4-2133, Virtualization,
FMA
+
 
-
AVX
+
 
-

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Core i3-2332M and A6-9225 are enumerated here.
AMD-V
-
 
+
VT-x
+
 
no data

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Core i3-2332M and A6-9225.
Supported memory types
DDR3 Dual-channel
 
no data
Maximum memory size
16 GB
 
no data
Max memory channels
2
 
no data
Maximum memory bandwidth
21.335 GB/s
 
no data

Graphics specifications

General parameters of GPUs integrated into Core i3-2332M and A6-9225.

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Core i3-2332M and A6-9225. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

i3-2332M 1.52 +0.7%
A6-9225 1.51

Passmark

i3-2332M 1353 +0.7%
A6-9225 1343

Gaming performance

Let's see how good Core i3-2332M and A6-9225 are for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Advantages of Intel Core i3-2332M

0.7% faster in synthetic tests
Cheaper ($136.00 USD vs $451.00 USD)
AVX (Advanced Vector Extensions - a set of SIMD instructions working with 128- and 256-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)
FMA4

Advantages of AMD A6-9225

More powerful video core
Much newer (1 June 2018 vs 1 September 2011)
Higher maximum frequency (3000 vs 2200 MHz)
Finer manufacturing process technology (28 vs 32 nm)
Less power hungry (10 vs 35 watts)
Virtualization (Hardware acceleration of virtual machines)

So, Core i3-2332M or A6-9225?

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