68000 vs. 68010 CPU performance

The 68010 is a fully compatible drop-in replacement for the 68000, with a few extra features and slightly better performance.

In case you always wondered how much of a speed gain the 68010 would be over the 68000 here are the hard facts as given by classic Amiga benchmarking tool SysInfo:

MC68000 at 7.09 Mhz: 528 Dhrystones

MC68010 at 7.09 MHz: 547 Dhrystones

Tested on Amiga 500 rev. 6a, 512KB ChipRAM