AMD Athlon X4 940 vs Intel Core i5-4570T

AMD Athlon X4 940
AMD Socket AM4DESKTOP
3200 MHz / Cores: 4 / Jul 2017
AMD Athlon X4 940

Intel Core i5-4570T
Intel Socket 1150DESKTOP
2900 MHz / Cores: 2 / Jun 2013
Intel Core i5-4570T

Summary

Synthetic performance index

  • AMD Athlon X4 940
    100%
  • Intel Core i5-4570T
    135%

Relative performance

Single thread performance index

  • AMD Athlon X4 940
    100%
  • Intel Core i5-4570T
    191%

Relative performance

Multi thread performance index

  • AMD Athlon X4 940
    125%
  • Intel Core i5-4570T
    100%

Relative performance

Reasons to consider AMD Athlon X4 940

Much higher multi threaded performance (around 25% higher). This allows for higher performance in professional applications like encoding or heavy multitasking.
This is a newer product, it might have better application compatibility/performance (check features chart below).

Reasons to consider Intel Core i5-4570T

Much higher single threaded performance (around 91% higher), makes a noticeable performance difference in gaming and the majority of applications.
Has an integrated GPU, which allows to run the system without a dedicated graphics card, unlike the AMD Athlon X4 940.

No winner

Gaming

No clear winner declared


AMD Athlon X4 940

Productivity

HWBench recommends AMD Athlon X4 940

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


Specifications

Features

AMD Athlon X4 940Intel Core i5-4570T
MMX
3DNow!
SSE
SSE2
SSE3
SSE4
SSE4.1
SSE4.2
SSE4A
AMD64
AES
AVX
AVX2
BMI1
BMI2
FMA3
FMA4
F16C
TBM
XOP
AMD-V
EVP
Turbo Core
SSSE3
EIST
Intel 64
XD bit
VT-x
VT-d
Hyper-Threading
AES-NI
TSX
TXT
CLMUL

Architecture

AMD Athlon X4 940Intel Core i5-4570T
ArchitectureAMD_ExcavatorvsIntel_Haswell
MarketDesktopvsDesktop
Memory SupportDDR4vsDDR3
CodenameBristol RidgevsHaswell
Release DateJul 2017vsJun 2013

Cores

AMD Athlon X4 940Intel Core i5-4570T
Cores4vs2
Threads4vs2
SMPs1vs1
Integrated GraphicsNovsIntel HD 4600

Cache

AMD Athlon X4 940Intel Core i5-4570T
L1 Cache128 KB (per core)vs64 KB (per core)
L2 Cache512 KB (per core)vs256 KB (per core)
L3 Cache0 KBvs4096 KB (shared)

Physical

AMD Athlon X4 940Intel Core i5-4570T
SocketAMD Socket AM4vsIntel Socket 1150
Max Case Temp74°Cvs72°C
PackageuPGAvsFC-LGA12C
Die Size246mm²vs177mm²
Process28 nmvs22 nm

Performance

AMD Athlon X4 940Intel Core i5-4570T
Cpu Frequency3200 MHzvs2900 MHz
Turbo Clock Speed3600 MHzvs3600 MHz
Base Clock100 MHzvs100 MHz
Voltage1.475 Vvsunknown
TDP65 Wvs35 W

Raw performance index

Raw single-thread performance estimation

  • AMD Athlon X4 940
    2484 points
  • Intel Core i5-4570T
    4032 points

Points - higher is better

Raw multi-thread performance estimation

  • AMD Athlon X4 940
    7683 points
  • Intel Core i5-4570T
    6496 points

Points - higher is better

Synthetic benchmarks

Cinebench R15 CPU Single 64Bit

  • AMD Athlon X4 940 (simulated)
    76.29
  • Intel Core i5-4570T (simulated)
    146

points - higher is better

Cinebench R15 CPU Multi 64Bit

  • AMD Athlon X4 940 (simulated)
    268.63
  • Intel Core i5-4570T (simulated)
    214.39

points - higher is better