AMD E2-9010 vs Intel Atom x5-Z8500

AMD E2-9010
Intel Atom x5-Z8500

General info

Comparing E2-9010 and Atom x5-Z8500 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Place in performance rating
 
Type
Laptop
 
Laptop
Series
AMD Bristol Ridge
 
5x Intel Atom
Achitecture codename
Stoney Ridge
 
Airmont
Release date
1 June 2016
 
2 March 2015

Technical specs

E2-9010 and Atom x5-Z8500 quantitative parameters such as cores and threads number, clocks, manufacturing process, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of E2-9010 and Atom x5-Z8500 performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider their test results.
Number of cores
2
 
4
Number of threads
2
 
4
Maximum frequency
2.2 GHz
 
2.24 GHz
L2 cache
2048 KB
 
2 MB
Manufacturing process technology
28 nm
 
14 nm
Die size
124.5 mm2
 
n/d
Maximum core temperature
90 °C
 
90 °C
Transistor count
1200 Million
 
n/d
64 bit support
+
 
+

Compatibility

Information on E2-9010 and Atom x5-Z8500 compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one.
Max number of CPUs in a configuration
n/d
 
1 (Uniprocessor)
Socket
FP4
 
UTFCBGA1380
Power consumption (TDP)
10-15 Watt
 
n/d

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by E2-9010 and Atom x5-Z8500. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.
AES-NI
+
 
+
FMA
FMA4
 
-

Security technologies

E2-9010 and Atom x5-Z8500 technologies aimed at raising security, for example, by protecting against hacks.
Secure Boot
n/d
 
+
Identity Protection
-
 
+

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by E2-9010 and Atom x5-Z8500 are enumerated here.
AMD-V
+
 
-
VT-x
n/d
 
+

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by E2-9010 and Atom x5-Z8500.
Supported memory types
DDR4-1866
 
LPDDR3-1600
Maximum memory size
n/d
 
8 GB
Max memory channels
1
 
2
Maximum memory bandwidth
n/d
 
25.6 GB / s

Graphics specifications

General parameters of GPUs integrated into E2-9010 and Atom x5-Z8500.
Integrated graphics
 
n/d
iGPU core count
2
 
n/d
Max video memory
n/d
 
8 GB
Enduro
+
 
-
Switchable graphics
+
 
-
UVD
+
 
-
VCE
+
 
-
Graphics max frequency
n/d
 
600 MHz
Execution Units
n/d
 
12

Graphics interfaces

Available interfaces and connections of E2-9010 and Atom x5-Z8500 integrated GPUs.
Number of displays supported
n/d
 
3
DisplayPort
+
 
-
HDMI
+
 
-

Graphics image quality

Maximum display resolutions supported by E2-9010 and Atom x5-Z8500 integrated GPUs, including resolutions over different interfaces.
Max resolution over HDMI 1.4
n/d
 
3840x2160
Max resolution over eDP
n/d
 
2560x1600

Graphics API support

APIs supported by E2-9010 and Atom x5-Z8500 integrated GPUs, sometimes API versions are included.
DirectX
DirectX® 12
 
n/d
Vulkan
+
 
-

Peripherals

Specifications and connection of peripherals supported by E2-9010 and Atom x5-Z8500.
PCIe revision
3.0
 
2.0
Max number of PCIe lanes
8
 
2
USB revision
n/d
 
3.0
Number of USB ports
n/d
 
3

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of E2-9010 and Atom x5-Z8500. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

E2-9010 3.60 +0.6%
Atom x5-Z8500 3.58

Passmark

E2-9010 1705 +0.5%
Atom x5-Z8500 1696

Gaming performance

Let's see how good E2-9010 and Atom x5-Z8500 are for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Advantages of AMD E2-9010

0.6% faster in synthetic tests
Much newer (1 June 2016 vs 2 March 2015)
Virtualization (Hardware acceleration of virtual machines)
Enduro (saves battery charge by automatically switching between an integrated and discrete AMD GPU depending on workload. Similar to NVIDIA Optimus)
SwitchableGraphics
UVDMenu
VCEMenu
DisplayPortMenu
HDMIMenu
Vulkan (a contemporary API for graphics acceleration, based on now-discontinued Mantle)

Advantages of Intel Atom x5-Z8500

Finer manufacturing process technology (14 vs 28 nm)
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)
AES (Advanced Encryption Standard instructions set - hardware acceleration of AES encryption and decryption. Speeds up encryption software, e.g. Veracrypt)
IdentityProtectionTechVersion

So, E2-9010 or Atom x5-Z8500?

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