Cast your vote Do you agree or disagree with CPUBoss?

Thanks for adding your opinion. Follow us on Facebook to stay up to date with the latest news!
VS

Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Intel Core i5 4200U

Reasons to consider the
Intel Core i5 4200U

Report a correction
Much better performance per watt 38.06 pt/W vs 5.17 pt/W More than 7.2x better performance per watt
Much better performance per dollar 2.03 pt/$ vs 0.72 pt/$ More than 2.8x better performance per dollar
Better turbo clock speed 1,000 MHz vs 900 MHz More than 10% better turbo clock speed
Better geekbench 3 Multi-Core score 4,464 vs 2,869 More than 55% better geekbench 3 Multi-Core score
Better PassMark (Single core) score 1,380 vs 906 More than 50% better PassMark (Single core) score
Significantly better overclocked clock speed (Air) 2.49 GHz vs 1.6 GHz More than 55% better overclocked clock speed (Air)
More l3 cache per core 1.5 MB/core vs 1 MB/core 50% more l3 cache per core
More threads 4 vs 2 Twice as many threads
Front view of Intel 3855U

Reasons to consider the
Intel 3855U

Report a correction
Significantly newer manufacturing process 14 nm vs 22 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
Higher GPU clock speed 300 MHz vs 200 MHz 50% higher GPU clock speed
Newer Oct, 2015 vs Jul, 2013 Release date over 2 years later

Benchmarks Real world tests of Core i5 4200U vs 3855U

GeekBench 3 (Multi-core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

3855U
2,869

GeekBench 3 (Single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

3855U
1,758

GeekBench 3 (AES single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Core i5 4200U
3,015,000 MB/s
3855U
2,220 MB/s

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

3855U
1,715

PassMark (Single Core)

3855U
906

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Core i5 4200U  vs
3855U 
Clock speed 1.6 GHz 1.6 GHz
Cores Dual core Dual core

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Supports trusted computing No No
Has virtualization support Yes Yes
Instruction set extensions
SSE2
MMX
SSE4
AVX
SSE3
EM64T
SSE
SSE4.1
FMA3
SSE4.2
Supplemental SSE3
AES
AVX 2.0
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

power consumption

TDP 15W 15W
Annual home energy cost 3.61 $/year 3.61 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 13.14 $/year 13.14 $/year
Performance per watt 38.06 pt/W 5.17 pt/W
Typical power consumption 12.19W 12.19W

bus

Architecture DMI 2.0 FSB
Number of links 1 1
Transfer rate 5,000 MT/s 4,000 MT/s

details

Core i5 4200U  vs
3855U 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 4 2
L3 cache 3 MB 2 MB
L3 cache per core 1.5 MB/core 1 MB/core
Manufacture process 22 nm 14 nm
Max CPUs 1 1

overclocking

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

integrated graphics

GPU GPU GPU
Label Intel® HD Graphics 4400 Intel® HD Graphics 510
Number of displays supported 3 3
GPU clock speed 200 MHz 300 MHz
Turbo clock speed 1,000 MHz 900 MHz

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Memory type
DDR3-1866
DDR3L-1600
DDR3L-1333
LPDDR3-1333
LPDDR3-1600
Channels Dual Channel Dual Channel
Supports ECC No No
Maximum bandwidth 25,600 MB/s 29,866.66 MB/s
Maximum memory size 16,384 MB 32,768 MB
Intel Core i5 4200U
Report a correction
Intel 3855U
Report a correction

Read more

Comments

comments powered by Disqus