AMD A12-9800 vs Intel Core i3-4130

AMD A12-9800
AMD Socket AM4DESKTOP
3800 MHz / Cores: 4 / Sep 2016
AMD A12-9800

Intel Core i3-4130
Intel Socket 1150DESKTOP
3400 MHz / Cores: 2 / Sep 2013
Intel Core i3-4130

Summary

Synthetic performance index

  • AMD A12-9800
    100%
  • Intel Core i3-4130
    130%

Relative performance

Single thread performance index

  • AMD A12-9800
    100%
  • Intel Core i3-4130
    154%

Relative performance

Multi thread performance index

  • AMD A12-9800
    100%
  • Intel Core i3-4130
    106%

Relative performance

Reasons to consider AMD A12-9800

This is a newer product, it might have better application compatibility/performance (check features chart below).

Reasons to consider Intel Core i3-4130

Much higher single threaded performance (around 54% higher), makes a noticeable performance difference in gaming and the majority of applications.
6% higher multi threaded performance.
Around 30% higher average synthetic performance.

Intel Core i3-4130

Gaming

HWBench recommends Intel Core i3-4130

Based on game and synthetic benchmarks, and theoretical specifications.

No winner

Productivity

No clear winner declared




Specifications

Features

AMD A12-9800Intel Core i3-4130
MMX
3DNow!
SSE
SSE2
SSE3
SSE4A
AMD64
CnQ
NX bit
AMD-V
SSSE3
SSE4.2
AVX
AVX2
EIST
Intel 64
XD bit
VT-x
Hyper-Threading
AES-NI
TSX
CLMUL
FMA3

Architecture

AMD A12-9800Intel Core i3-4130
ArchitectureAMD_ExcavatorvsIntel_Haswell
MarketDesktopvsDesktop
Memory SupportDDR4vsDDR3
CodenameBristol RidgevsHaswell
Release DateSep 2016vsSep 2013

Cores

AMD A12-9800Intel Core i3-4130
Cores4vs2
Threads4vs4
SMPs1vs1
Integrated GraphicsRadeon R7vsIntel HD 4400

Cache

AMD A12-9800Intel Core i3-4130
L1 Cache128 KB (per core)vs64 KB (per core)
L2 Cache512 KB (per core)vs256 KB (per core)
L3 Cache0 KBvs3072 KB (shared)

Physical

AMD A12-9800Intel Core i3-4130
SocketAMD Socket AM4vsIntel Socket 1150
Max Case Tempunknownvs72°C
PackageuPGAvsFC-LGA12C
Die Sizeunknownvs177mm²
Process14 nmvs22 nm

Performance

AMD A12-9800Intel Core i3-4130
Cpu Frequency3800 MHzvs3400 MHz
Turbo Clock Speed4200 MHzvsnone
Base Clock100 MHzvs100 MHz
Voltageunknownvsunknown
TDP65 Wvs54 W

Raw performance index

Raw single-thread performance estimation

  • AMD A12-9800
    2898 points
  • Intel Core i3-4130
    3808 points

Points - higher is better

Raw multi-thread performance estimation

  • AMD A12-9800
    9124 points
  • Intel Core i3-4130
    9139 points

Points - higher is better


Synthetic benchmarks

Cinebench R15 CPU Multi 64Bit

  • AMD A12-9800
    319
  • Intel Core i3-4130 (simulated)
    340

points - higher is better

Cinebench R15 CPU Single 64Bit

  • AMD A12-9800
    89
  • Intel Core i3-4130 (simulated)
    137.74

points - higher is better