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Front view of Intel Core i5 4200U

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Intel Core i5 4200U

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CPUBoss is not aware of any important advantages of the Intel Core i5 4200U vs the AMD A8 5557M.

Front view of AMD A8 5557M

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Benchmarks Real world tests of Core i5 4200U vs A8 5557M

Cloud Gate Data courtesy FutureMark

A8 5557M
2,655

GeekBench 3 (Multi-core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

A8 5557M
3,429

GeekBench 3 (Single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

A8 5557M
1,537

GeekBench 3 (AES single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Core i5 4200U
3,015,000 MB/s
A8 5557M
1,730 MB/s

GeekBench (32-bit) Data courtesy Primate Labs

A8 5557M
3,409

GeekBench

A8 5557M
3,409

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

A8 5557M
2,960

PassMark (Single Core)

A8 5557M
1,010

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Core i5 4200U  vs
A8 5557M 
Clock speed 1.6 GHz 2.1 GHz
Turbo clock speed 2.6 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
SSE2
F16C
MMX
SSE4
XOP
AVX
SSE3
EM64T
SSE
BMI1
AMD64
SSE4.1
FMA4
FMA3
SSE4.2
AMD-V
Supplemental SSE3
AES
TBM
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 2.9 pt/W
Typical power consumption 12.19W 28.44W

details

Core i5 4200U  vs
A8 5557M 
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
Operating temperature Unknown - 100°C Unknown - 105°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 2.49 GHz 3.1 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 1.6 GHz 3.1 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 2.49 GHz 3.1 GHz

integrated graphics

GPU GPU GPU
Label Intel® HD Graphics 4400 Radeon™ HD 8550G
GPU clock speed 200 MHz 554 MHz
Turbo clock speed 1,000 MHz 720 MHz

memory controller

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