AMD FX-7500 vs Intel Core i5-4330M

Price now 432$
Games supported 77%
Intel Core i5-4330M
Intel Core i5-4330M
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  • Maximum resolution
AMD FX-7500
AMD FX-7500
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  • Core clock speed
  • Max video memory
  • Memory type
  • Memory clock speed
  • Maximum resolution
Price now 267$
Games supported 77%

General info

Comparing Core i5-4330M and FX-7500 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture, sales start time and price.

Place in performance rating15721559
Market segmentLaptopLaptop
SeriesIntel Core i5AMD Kaveri
Architecture codenameHaswell (2013−2015)Kaveri (2014−2015)
Release date4 June 2013 (9 years old)4 June 2014 (8 years old)
Launch price (MSRP)$275no data
Current price$432 (1.6x MSRP)$267

Technical specs

Core i5-4330M and FX-7500 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 cores2 (Dual-core)4 (Quad-Core)
Base clock speed2.8 GHz2.1 GHz
Boost clock speed3.5 GHz3.3 GHz
L1 cache64K (per core)no data
L2 cache256K (per core)4096 KB
L3 cache3 MB (shared)no data
Chip lithography22 nm28 nm
Die size118 mm2245 mm2
Maximum core temperature100 °Cno data
Number of transistors1,400 million2410 Million
64 bit support++
Windows 11 compatibility--
Unlocked multiplier-no data


Information on Core i5-4330M and FX-7500 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 configuration1no data
Thermal design power (TDP)37 Watt19 Watt

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Core i5-4330M and FX-7500. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.

Instruction set extensionsIntel® SSE4.1, Intel® SSE4.2, Intel® AVX286x SSE (1, 2, 3, 3S, 4.1, 4.2, 4A),-64, AES, AVX, FMA, DDR3-1600 Controller
FMAno data+
FRTCno data1
PowerTuneno data-
TrueAudiono data+
PowerNowno data+
PowerGatingno data+
Out-of-band client managementno data+
VirusProtectno data+
HSAno data1
vPro+no data
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)+no data
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)+no data
Turbo Boost Technology2.0no data
Hyper-Threading Technology+no data
TSX-no data
Thermal Monitoring+no data

Security technologies

Core i5-4330M and FX-7500 technologies aimed at improving security, for example, by protecting against hacks.

TXT+no data
EDB+no data
Secure Key+no data
Identity Protection+no data
Anti-Theft+no data

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Core i5-4330M and FX-7500 are enumerated here.

VT-d+no data
VT-x+no data
EPT+no data
IOMMU 2.0no data+

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel quantity of RAM supported by Core i5-4330M and FX-7500. Depending on the motherboards, higher memory frequencies may be supported.

Supported memory typesDDR3DDR3-1600
Maximum memory size32 GBno data
Max memory channels22
Maximum memory bandwidth25.6 GB/sno data
ECC memory support-no data

Graphics specifications

General parameters of integrated GPUs, if any.

Max video memory2 GB-
Quick Sync Video+-
Clear Video HD+-
Graphics max frequency1.25 GHz-
InTru 3D+-

Graphics interfaces

Available interfaces and connections of Core i5-4330M and FX-7500 integrated GPUs.

Number of displays supported3-

Graphics image quality

Maximum display resolutions supported by Core i5-4330M and FX-7500 integrated GPUs, including resolutions over different interfaces.

Max resolution over HDMI 1.43840x2160@60Hz-
Max resolution over DisplayPort3840x2160@60Hz-
Max resolution over VGA2880x1800@60Hz-

Graphics API support

APIs supported by Core i5-4330M and FX-7500 integrated GPUs, sometimes API versions are included.



Specifications and connection of peripherals supported by Core i5-4330M and FX-7500.

PCIe version33.0
PCI Express lanes16no data

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.

i5-4330M 2.51
FX-7500 2.55
  • Passmark
  • Cinebench 10 32-bit single-core
  • Cinebench 10 32-bit multi-core
  • 3DMark06 CPU
  • wPrime 32
  • Cinebench 11.5 64-bit multi-core
  • Cinebench 11.5 64-bit single-core


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%

i5-4330M 3168
FX-7500 3209

FX-7500 outperforms Core i5-4330M by 1% in Passmark.

Cinebench 10 32-bit single-core

Cinebench R10 is an ancient ray tracing benchmark for processors by Maxon, authors of Cinema 4D. Its single core version uses just one CPU thread to render a futuristic looking motorcycle.

Benchmark coverage: 20%

i5-4330M 4988
FX-7500 2060

Core i5-4330M outperforms FX-7500 by 142% in Cinebench 10 32-bit single-core.

Cinebench 10 32-bit multi-core

Cinebench Release 10 Multi Core is a variant of Cinebench R10 using all the processor threads. Possible number of threads is limited by 16 in this version.

Benchmark coverage: 19%

i5-4330M 11324
FX-7500 5482

Core i5-4330M outperforms FX-7500 by 107% in Cinebench 10 32-bit multi-core.

3DMark06 CPU

3DMark06 is a discontinued DirectX 9 benchmark suite from Futuremark. Its CPU part contains two scenarios, one dedicated to artificial intelligence pathfinding, another to game physics using PhysX package.

Benchmark coverage: 19%

i5-4330M 4362
FX-7500 2771

Core i5-4330M outperforms FX-7500 by 57% in 3DMark06 CPU.

wPrime 32

wPrime 32M is a math multi-thread processor test, which calculates square roots of first 32 million integer numbers. Its result is measured in seconds, so that the less is benchmark result, the faster the processor.

Benchmark coverage: 18%

i5-4330M 18.19
FX-7500 23.32

FX-7500 outperforms Core i5-4330M by 28% in wPrime 32.

Cinebench 11.5 64-bit multi-core

Cinebench Release 11.5 Multi Core is a variant of Cinebench R11.5 which uses all the processor threads. A maximum of 64 threads is supported in this version.

Benchmark coverage: 17%

i5-4330M 4
FX-7500 2

Core i5-4330M outperforms FX-7500 by 113% in Cinebench 11.5 64-bit multi-core.

Cinebench 11.5 64-bit single-core

Cinebench R11.5 is an old benchmark by Maxon, authors of Cinema 4D. It was superseded by later versions of Cinebench, which use more modern variants of Cinema 4D engine. The Single Core version loads a single thread with ray tracing to render a glossy room full of crystal spheres and light sources.

Benchmark coverage: 14%

i5-4330M 1.5
FX-7500 0.7

Core i5-4330M outperforms FX-7500 by 132% in Cinebench 11.5 64-bit single-core.

Gaming performance

Advantages and disadvantages

Performance rating 2.51 2.55
Recency 4 June 2013 4 June 2014
Boost clock speed 3500 3300
Base clock speed 2800 2100
Chip lithography 22 nm 28 nm
Thermal design power (TDP) 37 Watt 19 Watt

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AMD FX-7500

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Competitors of Core i5-4330M by AMD

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Core i5-4330M from AMD is Ryzen Embedded R1600, which is nearly equal in speed and lower by 7 positions in our rating.

AMD Ryzen Embedded R1600 Ryzen Embedded R1600

Here are some closest AMD rivals to Core i5-4330M:

Ryzen 3 2200U 113.15
FX-9830P 105.18
FX-7500 101.59
Core i5-4330M 100
A10-5757M 97.61

Competitors of FX-7500 by Intel

We believe that the nearest equivalent to FX-7500 by Intel is Core i7-4600M, which is nearly equal in speed and higher by 2 positions in our rating.

Intel Core i7-4600M Core i7 4600M

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