AMD A10-5700 vs Intel Core i7-860S

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Intel Core i7-860S
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Games supported 71%

General info

Comparing Core i7-860S and A10-5700 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture, sales start time and price.

Place in performance rating17271739
Value for money0.333.34
Market segmentDesktop processorDesktop processor
Architecture codenameLynnfield (2009−2010)Trinity (2012−2013)
Release date7 January 2010
(13 years old)
2 October 2012
(10 years old)
Launch price (MSRP)$422no data
Current price$124 (0.3x MSRP)$86
Value for money

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Technical specs

Core i7-860S and A10-5700 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)4 (Quad-Core)
Threads84
Base clock speed2.53 GHz3.4 GHz
Boost clock speed3.46 GHz4 GHz
L1 cache64 KB (per core)128 KB (per core)
L2 cache256 KB (per core)1 MB (per core)
L3 cache8 MB (shared)0 KB
Chip lithography45 nm32 nm
Die size296 mm2246 mm2
Maximum case temperature (TCase)no data71 °C
Number of transistors774 million1,178 million
64 bit support++
Windows 11 compatibility--
Unlocked multiplier-no data

Compatibility

Information on Core i7-860S and A10-5700 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
SocketLGA1156FM2
Thermal design power (TDP)82 Watt65 Watt

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Core i7-860S and A10-5700. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.

Instruction set extensionsIntel® SSE4.2no data
AES-NI-no data
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)+no data
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)+no data
Turbo Boost Technology1.0no data
Hyper-Threading Technology+no data
Idle States+no data
Thermal Monitoring-no data
Demand Based Switching-no data
PAE36 Bitno data

Security technologies

Core i7-860S and A10-5700 technologies aimed at improving security, for example, by protecting against hacks.

TXT+no data
EDB+no data

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Core i7-860S and A10-5700 are enumerated here.

AMD-Vno data+
VT-d+no data
VT-x+no data
EPT+no data

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel quantity of RAM supported by Core i7-860S and A10-5700. Depending on the motherboards, higher memory frequencies may be supported.

Supported memory typesDDR3DDR3
Maximum memory size16 GBno data
Max memory channels2no data
Maximum memory bandwidth21 GB/sno data
ECC memory support-no data

Graphics specifications

General parameters of integrated GPUs, if any.

Integrated graphics cardno dataAMD Radeon HD 7660D

Peripherals

Specifications and connection of peripherals supported by Core i7-860S and A10-5700.

PCIe version2.0no data
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.

i7-860S 2.25
+1.8%
A10-5700 2.21
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  • GeekBench 5 Single-Core
  • GeekBench 5 Multi-Core

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%

i7-860S 2796
+1.8%
A10-5700 2747

Core i7-860S outperforms A10-5700 by 2% in Passmark.

GeekBench 5 Single-Core

GeekBench 5 Single-Core is a cross-platform application developed in the form of CPU tests that independently recreate certain real-world tasks with which to accurately measure performance. This version uses only a single CPU core.

Benchmark coverage: 37%

i7-860S 530
+12.8%
A10-5700 470

Core i7-860S outperforms A10-5700 by 13% in GeekBench 5 Single-Core.

GeekBench 5 Multi-Core

GeekBench 5 Multi-Core is a cross-platform application developed in the form of CPU tests that independently recreate certain real-world tasks with which to accurately measure performance. This version uses all available CPU cores.

Benchmark coverage: 37%

i7-860S 1854
+41.7%
A10-5700 1308

Core i7-860S outperforms A10-5700 by 42% in GeekBench 5 Multi-Core.

Gaming performance

Advantages and disadvantages


Performance rating 2.25 2.21
Recency 7 January 2010 2 October 2012
Boost clock speed 3460 4000
Base clock speed 2530 3400
Chip lithography 45 nm 32 nm
Thermal design power (TDP) 82 Watt 65 Watt

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Competitors of Core i7-860S by AMD

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Core i7-860S by AMD is A8-5600K, which is nearly equal in speed and higher by 6 positions in our rating.

AMD A8-5600K A8 5600K
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Here are some closest AMD rivals to Core i7-860S:

FX-770K 100.44
A8-5600K 100.44
A8-6500 100.44
Core i7-860S 100
A10-5700 98.22
A6-9400 97.33

Competitors of A10-5700 by Intel

We believe that the nearest equivalent to A10-5700 from Intel is Pentium G4500, which is nearly equal in speed and lower by 2 positions in our rating.

Intel Pentium G4500 Pentium G4500
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Here are some closest Intel rivals to A10-5700:

Core i7-870S 101.36
Celeron G5925 100.45
A10-5700 100

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User rating

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