A close comparison of the AMD A6-3400M Vs Core i7-2670QM reveal that the Intel’s Sandy Bridge Core i7-2670QM leads by a good margin over the AMD’s A6-2400M Llano APU by a good margin in CPU performance.
But if compare the integrated graphics, the A6-3400M’s HD 6520G is at least 50% better than the Intel’s HD Graphics 3000 in the Core i7-2670QM.
Table : AMD A6-3400M Vs Core i7-2670QM Feature Differences
|Feature||AMD A6-3400M||Core i7-2670QM|
|Core Frequency||1.4 Ghz||2.20 GHz|
|No. Of Cores||4||4 (8 Hyperthreads)|
|Cache Organization||4 MB L2 cache||6 MB L3 Smart Cache|
|Turbo Frequency||2.3 Ghz||3.10 GHz|
|TDP Rating||35||45 Watts|
|64 Bit Support||Y||Y|
|Integrated Memory Controller||DDR3-1333||DDR3-1333|
|Integrated Graphics||Radeon HD 6520G, 320 shaders, 400 MHz||HD Graphics 3000 Base 650 MHz, Turbo 1.10 GHz|
Table : AMD A6-3400M Vs Core i7-2670QM Benchmarking Comparison
|Benchmarks||AMD A6-3400M||Core i7-2670QM|
| PassMark CPU Mark Score
| Super Pi 2M (Lower in better)
||89 seconds||28 seconds|
| 3D Mark 06 CPU
| Windows 7 Experience Score
Some more details of AMD A6-3400M
The AMD A6-3400M is an entry level quad-core processor for notebooks. This is code named as Llano and released on June 15th of 2011. This processor comes under AMD A-Series. The base frequency of the processor is 1.4GHz only. Its Turbo Boost technology can over clock it up to 2.3 GHz, but this over clocking completely depends on temperature conditions and number of cores usage. This processor comes with integrated Radeon HD 6520G Graphics card and integrated memory controller that can support for DDR3 (L)- 1333 memory and a PCle 2.0 controller. The TD of this processor is 35 Watt.
Some more details of Core i7-2670QM
The core i7-2670QM , is a high end notebook processor with a decent Intel HD 3000 integrated GPU. The 4 cores ensure that you are not stuck up when you need performance.