AMD A10-7700K vs Intel Core i3-6100

AMD A10-7700K
3500 MHz / Cores: 4 / Jan 2014
AMD A10-7700K AMD Socket FM2
Type: Desktop

Intel Core i3-6100
3500 MHz / Cores: 2 / Sep 2015
Intel Core i3-6100 Intel Socket 1151
Type: Desktop

Summary

Synthetic performance index

  • AMD A10-7700K
    100%
  • Intel Core i3-6100
    163%

Relative performance

Single thread performance index

  • AMD A10-7700K
    100%
  • Intel Core i3-6100
    190%

Relative performance

Multi thread performance index

  • AMD A10-7700K
    100%
  • Intel Core i3-6100
    136%

Relative performance

Reasons to consider AMD A10-7700K

None

Reasons to consider Intel Core i3-6100

Much higher single threaded performance (around 90% higher), makes a noticeable performance difference in gaming and the majority of applications.
Much higher multi threaded performance (around 36% higher). This allows for higher performance in professional applications like encoding or heavy multitasking.
44 watts lower power draw.
This is a newer product, it might have better application compatibility/performance (check features chart below).
Around 63% higher average synthetic performance.

Intel Core i3-6100

Gaming

HWBench recommends Intel Core i3-6100

Based on game and synthetic benchmarks, and theoretical specifications.

Intel Core i3-6100

Productivity

HWBench recommends Intel Core i3-6100

Based on productivity benchmarks, overall multithreaded performance and theoretical specifications.

Specifications

Features

AMD A10-7700K Intel Core i3-6100
MMX
3DNow!
SSE
SSE2
SSE3
SSE4A
AMD64
CnQ
NX bit
AMD-V
SSSE3
SSE4.1
SSE4.2
AVX
AVX2
EIST
Intel 64
XD bit
VT-x
Hyper-Threading
AES-NI
TSX
CLMUL
FMA3

Architecture

AMD A10-7700K Intel Core i3-6100
Architecture AMD_Steamroller vs Intel_Skylake
Market Desktop vs Desktop
Memory Support DDR3 vs DDR3, DDR4
Codename Kaveri vs Skylake
Release Date Jan 2014 vs Sep 2015

Cores

AMD A10-7700K Intel Core i3-6100
Cores 4 vs 2
Threads 4 vs 4
SMPs 1 vs 1
Integrated Graphics Radeon R7 vs Intel HD 530

Cache

AMD A10-7700K Intel Core i3-6100
L1 Cache 128 KB (per core) vs 64 KB (per core)
L2 Cache 1024 KB (per core) vs 256 KB (per core)
L3 Cache 0 KB vs 4096 KB (shared)

Physical

AMD A10-7700K Intel Core i3-6100
Socket AMD Socket FM2 vs Intel Socket 1151
Max Case Temp 74°C vs 65°C
Package uPGA vs
Die Size 246 mm² vs 150 mm²
Process 28 nm vs 14 nm

Performance

AMD A10-7700K Intel Core i3-6100
Cpu Frequency 3500 MHz vs 3700 MHz
Turbo Clock Speed 3800 MHz vs none
Base Clock 100 MHz vs 100 MHz
Voltage 1.475 V vs unknown
TDP 95 W vs 51 W

Raw performance index

Raw single-thread performance estimation

  • AMD A10-7700K
    2394 points
  • Intel Core i3-6100
    4514 points

Points - higher is better

Raw multi-thread performance estimation

  • AMD A10-7700K
    7497 points
  • Intel Core i3-6100
    10833 points

Points - higher is better


Synthetic benchmarks

GeekBench 3 (32-bit Multi Core)

  • AMD A10-7700K
    6101
  • Intel Core i3-6100
    8336

points - higher is better

GeekBench 3 (32-bit Single Core)

  • AMD A10-7700K
    2061
  • Intel Core i3-6100
    3934

points - higher is better