AMD E2-9010 vs Intel Atom x5-Z8500
Comparing E2-9010 and Atom x5-Z8500 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
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
Number of threads
Manufacturing process technology
Maximum core temperature
64 bit support
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
Power consumption (TDP)
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.
E2-9010 and Atom x5-Z8500 technologies aimed at raising security, for example, by protecting against hacks.
Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by E2-9010 and Atom x5-Z8500 are enumerated here.
Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by E2-9010 and Atom x5-Z8500.
Supported memory types
Maximum memory size
Max memory channels
Maximum memory bandwidth
25.6 GB / s
General parameters of GPUs integrated into E2-9010 and Atom x5-Z8500.
iGPU core count
Max video memory
Graphics max frequency
Available interfaces and connections of E2-9010 and Atom x5-Z8500 integrated GPUs.
Number of displays supported
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
Max resolution over eDP
Graphics API support
APIs supported by E2-9010 and Atom x5-Z8500 integrated GPUs, sometimes API versions are included.
Specifications and connection of peripherals supported by E2-9010 and Atom x5-Z8500.
Max number of PCIe lanes
Number of USB ports
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
E2-9010 1705 +0.5%
Atom x5-Z8500 1696
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)
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)
So, E2-9010 or Atom x5-Z8500?
Technical City couldn't decide between AMD E2-9010 and Intel Atom x5-Z8500. The differences in performance seem too small.
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