AMD A4-3400 vs Intel Pentium E5700


General info

Comparing Pentium E5700 and A4-3400 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture, sales start time and price.

Place in performance ranking24572455
Value for money2.335.85
Market segmentDesktop processorDesktop processor
Architecture codenameWolfdale (2008−2010)Llano (2011−2012)
Release date8 August 2010 (13 years old)7 September 2011 (12 years old)
Launch price (MSRP)$110no data
Current price$70 (0.6x MSRP)$54
Value for money

Performance per price, higher is better.

A4-3400 has 151% better value for money than Pentium E5700.

Technical specs

Pentium E5700 and A4-3400 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)2 (Dual-core)
Base clock speed3 GHz2.7 GHz
Boost clock speed3 GHz2.7 GHz
L1 cache64 KB (per core)128 KB (per core)
L2 cache2 MB (shared)512 KB (per core)
L3 cache0 KB0 KB
Chip lithography45 nm32 nm
Die size82 mm2228 mm2
Maximum core temperature74 °Cno data
Number of transistors228 million1,178 million
64 bit support++
Windows 11 compatibility--
Unlocked multiplier-no data
VID voltage range0.85V-1.3625Vno data


Information on Pentium E5700 and A4-3400 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
Power consumption (TDP)65 Watt65 Watt

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Pentium E5700 and A4-3400. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.

AES-NI-no data
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)+no data
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)+no data
Turbo Boost Technology-no data
Hyper-Threading Technology-no data
Idle States+no data
Thermal Monitoring+no data
Demand Based Switching-no data

Security technologies

Pentium E5700 and A4-3400 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 Pentium E5700 and A4-3400 are enumerated here.

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

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel quantity of RAM supported by Pentium E5700 and A4-3400. Depending on the motherboards, higher memory frequencies may be supported.

Supported memory typesDDR1, DDR2, DDR3DDR3

Graphics specifications

General parameters of integrated GPUs, if any.

Integrated graphics cardno dataRadeon HD 6410D


Specifications and connection of peripherals supported by Pentium E5700 and A4-3400.

PCIe version2.0no data

Synthetic benchmark performance

Various benchmark results of the processors in comparison. Overall score is measured in points in 0-100 range, higher is better.

Combined synthetic benchmark 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.

Pentium E5700 0.85
A4-3400 0.86

A4-3400 outperforms Pentium E5700 by 1% in our combined benchmark results.


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: 68%

Pentium E5700 1072
A4-3400 1078

A4-3400 outperforms Pentium E5700 by 1% 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: 41%

Pentium E5700 339
A4-3400 296

Pentium E5700 outperforms A4-3400 by 15% 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: 41%

Pentium E5700 549
A4-3400 529

Pentium E5700 outperforms A4-3400 by 4% in GeekBench 5 Multi-Core.

Gaming performance

Advantages and disadvantages

Performance score 0.85 0.86
Recency 8 August 2010 7 September 2011
Boost clock speed 3000 2700
Chip lithography 45 nm 32 nm

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