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Front view of Intel Core i5 4200U

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Intel Core i5 4200U

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Benchmarks Real world tests of Core i5 4200U vs A8 3500M

CompuBench 1.5 (Bitcoin mining) Data courtesy CompuBench

Core i5 4200U
11.53 mHash/s
A8 3500M
32.32 mHash/s

CompuBench 1.5 (T-Rex) Data courtesy CompuBench

Core i5 4200U
1.18 fps
A8 3500M
0.3 fps

PCMark 8 Home 3.0 Accelerated Data courtesy FutureMark

A8 3500M
1,839

Sky Diver Data courtesy FutureMark

A8 3500M
1,839

Cloud Gate Data courtesy FutureMark

A8 3500M
3,246

GeekBench 3 (Multi-core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

A8 3500M
3,025

GeekBench 3 (Single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

GeekBench 3 (AES single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Core i5 4200U
3,015,000 MB/s
A8 3500M
71,350 MB/s

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Core i5 4200U  vs
A8 3500M 
Clock speed 1.6 GHz 1.5 GHz
Turbo clock speed 2.6 GHz 2.4 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
SSE2
MMX
SSE4
AVX
SSE3
EM64T
SSE
AMD64
SSE4.1
FMA3
SSE4.2
AMD-V
Supplemental SSE3
AES
AVX 2.0
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

power consumption

TDP 15W 35W
Annual home energy cost 3.61 $/year 8.43 $/year
Performance per watt 38.06 pt/W 3.5 pt/W
Typical power consumption 12.19W 28.44W

details

Core i5 4200U  vs
A8 3500M 
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
L3 cache 3 MB 1 MB
L3 cache per core 1.5 MB/core 0.25 MB/core
Manufacture process 22 nm 32 nm
Max CPUs 1 1
Operating temperature Unknown - 100°C Unknown - 100°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 2.49 GHz 2.73 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 1.6 GHz 1.5 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 2.49 GHz 2.73 GHz

integrated graphics

GPU GPU GPU
Label Intel® HD Graphics 4400 Radeon™ HD 6620G
GPU clock speed 200 MHz 444 MHz

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Memory type
DDR3L-1600
DDR3-1333
DDR3L-1333
LPDDR3-1333
LPDDR3-1600
Intel Core i5 4200U
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