Intel Pentium Gold G5500 vs AMD A8-3850

Intel Pentium Gold G5500
Intel Socket 1151 DESKTOP
3800 MHz / Cores: 2 / Apr 2018
Intel Pentium Gold G5500

AMD A8-3850
AMD Socket FM1 DESKTOP
2900 MHz / Cores: 4 / Jun 2011
AMD A8-3850

Summary

Reasons to consider Intel Pentium Gold G5500

49 watts lower power draw.
This is a newer product, it might have better application compatibility/performance (check features chart below).
Higher theoretical gaming performance, based on raw specifications plus core architecture.

Reasons to consider AMD A8-3850

Higher theoretical multi-threaded performance, based on raw specifications plus core architecture.

Intel Pentium Gold G5500

Gaming

HWBench recommends Intel Pentium Gold G5500

Based on game and synthetic benchmarks, and theoretical specifications.

No winner

Productivity

No clear winner declared




Specifications

Features

Intel Pentium Gold G5500 AMD A8-3850
MMX
SSE
SSE2
SSE3
SSSE3
SSE4.2
AVX
AVX2
EIST
Intel 64
XD bit
VT-x
VT-d
AES-NI
TSX
TXT
CLMUL
FMA3
F16C
BMI1
BMI2
Boost 2.0
HT
3DNow!
SSE4A
AMD64
CnQ
NX bit
AMD-V

Architecture

Intel Pentium Gold G5500 AMD A8-3850
Architecture Intel_Coffelake vs AMD_LLano
Market Desktop vs Desktop
Memory Support DDR4 vs DDR3
Codename Coffee Lake vs Llano
Release Date Apr 2018 vs Jun 2011

Cores

Intel Pentium Gold G5500 AMD A8-3850
Cores 2 vs 4
Threads 4 vs 4
SMPs 1 vs 1
Integrated Graphics UHD Graphics 630 vs Radeon HD 6550D

Cache

Intel Pentium Gold G5500 AMD A8-3850
L1 Cache 64 KB (per core) vs 128 KB (per core)
L2 Cache 256 KB (per core) vs 1024 KB (per core)
L3 Cache 6144 KB (shared) vs 0 KB

Physical

Intel Pentium Gold G5500 AMD A8-3850
Socket Intel Socket 1151 vs AMD Socket FM1
Max Case Temp 72°C vs unknown
Package FC-LGA1151 vs uPGA
Die Size unknown vs 228mm²
Process 14 nm vs 32 nm

Performance

Intel Pentium Gold G5500 AMD A8-3850
Cpu Frequency 3800 MHz vs 2900 MHz
Turbo Clock Speed none vs none
Base Clock 100 MHz vs 100 MHz
Voltage unknown vs 1.4125 V
TDP 51 W vs 100 W

Raw performance index

Raw single-thread performance estimation

  • Intel Pentium Gold G5500
    4560 points
  • AMD A8-3850
    2900 points

Points - higher is better

Raw multi-thread performance estimation

  • Intel Pentium Gold G5500
    10944 points
  • AMD A8-3850
    11600 points

Points - higher is better