And not speed, I think these are so close in reliability that only fate can tell you which will last longer.

http://www.notebookcheck.net/Carrizo-in-Review-How-does-AMD-s-A10-8700P-Perform.147654.0.html finds gaming to blow a lot of red marks. (that's not good.)

http://cpuboss.com/cpus/Intel-Core-i5-5200U-vs-AMD-A10-8700P shows the CPUs trading punches so no clear winner.

But let's look at gaming on the I5. http://www.notebookcheck.net/Intel-HD-Graphics-5500.125586.0.html sees this is not a gamer either.


There is a Dell with the 960m GPU that is suited toward your list of what you want to do. Ask Dell about that model.