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Intel Core i5 4200M

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Front view of Intel Core i5 4200M

Reasons to consider the
Intel Core i5 4200M

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Higher clock speed 2.5 GHz vs 2.1 GHz Around 20% higher clock speed
Significantly newer manufacturing process 22 nm vs 32 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
Much better performance per watt 16.78 pt/W vs 3.62 pt/W Around 4.8x better performance per watt
Much higher Maximum operating temperature 100 °C vs 71.3 °C More than 40% higher Maximum operating temperature
Better PassMark (Single core) score 1,646 vs 1,052 More than 55% better PassMark (Single core) score
Significantly better overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.02 GHz vs 2.1 GHz Around 45% better overclocked clock speed (Air)
Lower typical power consumption 30.06W vs 36.56W Around 20% lower typical power consumption
Better overclocked clock speed (Water) 2.5 GHz vs 2.1 GHz Around 20% better overclocked clock speed (Water)
Lower annual home energy cost 8.91 $/year vs 10.84 $/year Around 20% lower annual home energy cost
Lower annual commercial energy cost 32.41 $/year vs 39.42 $/year Around 20% lower annual commercial energy cost
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Much more l2 cache 4 MB vs 0.5 MB 8x more l2 cache; more data can be stored in the l2 cache for quick access later
Much better CompuBench 1.5 bitcoin mining score 40.58 mHash/s vs 14.56 mHash/s More than 2.8x better CompuBench 1.5 bitcoin mining score
Much higher GPU clock speed 720 MHz vs 400 MHz 80% higher GPU clock speed
Much more l2 cache per core 1 MB/core vs 0.25 MB/core 4x more l2 cache per core
More cores 4 vs 2 Twice as many cores; run more applications at once

Benchmarks Real world tests of Core i5 4200M vs A8 6500T

CompuBench 1.5 (Bitcoin mining) Data courtesy CompuBench

Core i5 4200M
14.56 mHash/s
A8 6500T
40.58 mHash/s

CompuBench 1.5 (Face detection)

Core i5 4200M
13.99 mPixels/s
A8 6500T
3.57 mPixels/s

CompuBench 1.5 (Ocean surface simulation) Data courtesy CompuBench

Core i5 4200M
124.74 fps
A8 6500T
139.95 fps

CompuBench 1.5 (T-Rex) Data courtesy CompuBench

Core i5 4200M
0.89 fps
A8 6500T
0.42 fps

CompuBench 1.5 (Video composition) Data courtesy CompuBench

Core i5 4200M
9.9 fps
A8 6500T
10.44 fps

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

A8 6500T
3,221

PassMark (Single Core)

A8 6500T
1,052

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Core i5 4200M  vs
A8 6500T 
Clock speed 2.5 GHz 2.1 GHz
Turbo clock speed 3.1 GHz 3.1 GHz
Cores Dual core Quad core
Is unlocked No No

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Has virtualization support Yes Yes
Instruction set extensions
SSE4a
AVX 1.1
SSE2
F16C
MMX
SSE4
XOP
AVX
SSE3
SSE
BMI1
AMD64
SSE4.1
FMA4
FMA3
SSE4.2
ABM
CVT16
AMD-V
Supplemental SSE3
AES
TBM
AVX 2.0
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

power consumption

TDP 37W 45W
Annual home energy cost 8.91 $/year 10.84 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 32.41 $/year 39.42 $/year
Performance per watt 16.78 pt/W 3.62 pt/W
Typical power consumption 30.06W 36.56W

details

Core i5 4200M  vs
A8 6500T 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 4 4
L2 cache 0.5 MB 4 MB
L2 cache per core 0.25 MB/core 1 MB/core
Manufacture process 22 nm 32 nm
Max CPUs 1 1
Operating temperature Unknown - 100°C Unknown - 71.3°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 3.02 GHz 2.1 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 2.5 GHz 2.1 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.02 GHz 2.1 GHz

integrated graphics

GPU GPU GPU
Label Intel® HD Graphics 4600 Radeon HD 8550D
GPU clock speed 400 MHz 720 MHz

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Memory type
DDR3L-1600
DDR3L-1333
DDR3
Channels Dual Channel Dual Channel
Supports ECC No No
Maximum bandwidth 25,600 MB/s 12,800 MB/s
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