AMD A10-7860K vs Intel Core i7-3630QM

Compare AMD A10-Series APU for Desktops 2 core CPU vs Intel Core 4 core processor, specs and benchmark score. Which is the better CPU for gaming?

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Benchmark Score

Overall Score

A combined score of all workloads

19 %
21 %
10% slightly better overall score

Gaming Score

The raw gaming performance with a fast GPU

34 %
25% slightly better gaming score
27 %

Multitasking Score

Performance in workloads using up to 8 cores

15 %
18 %
20% slightly better multitasking score

Heavy Workload Score

Performance in workloads using up to 16 cores

14 %
17 %
21% slightly better heavy workload score

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Other Benchmarks

Geekbench (multi) score

Multi threaded benchmark

1,541
2,489
61% significantly higher Geekbench (multi) score

Geekbench (single) score

Single threaded benchmark

516
645
25% slightly higher Geekbench (single) score

Specifications

Cores

Number of physical processing units

2
4
100% significantly more cores

Threads

Number of logical processing units

4
8
100% significantly more threads

Clock Speed

Base frequency at which the chip operates

4 GHz
49% significantly higher clock speed
2 GHz

TDP

Thermal Design Power: Measure of heat generated by the CPU

65 W
45 W
44% significantly lower TDP

Memory Channels

Lanes for simultaneous memory access

2
Identical
2

Other details

Rank

Ranking in the hardwareDB database

820th of 1,337
792nd of 1,337

Family

The product line

A10-Series APU for Desktops
Core

Release date

The official date of release of this chip

February 2016
August 2012

Memory Type

The type of memory used by this chip

DDR3
DDR3-1333

Is Unlocked

Can this CPU can be overclocked

Yes
-

Supports ECC memory

Does this CPU support error correcting memory

-
No

A10-7860K vs Core i7-3630QM specs and performance

According to the hardwareDB Benchmark tool, the Core i7-3630QM is faster than the A10-7860K. Despite this, the A10-7860K has the advantage in our gaming benchmark.

In terms of the number of cores of each of these CPUs, the Core i7-3630QM has significantly more cores than the A10-7860K. Indeed, the Core i7-3630QM has 4 cores compared to 2 cores found in the A10-7860K. It also has more threads than the A10-7860K. With our hardware info, we find that the A10-7860K has a significantly higher clock speed than the Core i7-3630QM. The Core i7-3630QM outputs less heat than A10-7860K thanks to a significantly lower TDP. This measures the amount of heat they output and can be used to estimate power consumption.

Most CPUs have more threads than cores. This technology, colloquially called hyperthreading, improves performance by splitting a core into multiple virtual ones. This provides more efficient utilisation of a core. Indeed, the A10-7860K has more threads than cores. Each physical core is split into multiple threads.

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