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Intel Core i5 4200U

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Much better performance per watt 38.06 pt/W vs 3.46 pt/W Around 11x better performance per watt
Much better performance per dollar 2.03 pt/$ vs 0.59 pt/$ Around 3.5x better performance per dollar
Significantly newer manufacturing process 22 nm vs 32 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
Lower typical power consumption 12.19W vs 28.44W 2.3x lower typical power consumption
More number of displays supported 3 vs 2 1 more number of displays supported
Better PassMark (Single core) score 1,380 vs 1,127 More than 20% better PassMark (Single core) score
Newer Jul, 2013 vs Jan, 2011 Release date over 2 years later
Better overclocked clock speed (Air) 2.49 GHz vs 2.1 GHz Around 20% better overclocked clock speed (Air)
Lower annual home energy cost 3.61 $/year vs 8.43 $/year 2.3x lower annual home energy cost
Lower annual commercial energy cost 13.14 $/year vs 30.66 $/year 2.3x lower annual commercial energy cost
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Higher clock speed 2.1 GHz vs 1.6 GHz More than 30% higher clock speed
Much higher GPU clock speed 650 MHz vs 200 MHz 3.2x higher GPU clock speed
More l2 cache 1 MB vs 0.5 MB 2x more l2 cache; more data can be stored in the l2 cache for quick access later
More l2 cache per core 0.5 MB/core vs 0.25 MB/core 2x more l2 cache per core
Better turbo clock speed 1,050 MHz vs 1,000 MHz 5% better turbo clock speed
Better overclocked clock speed (Water) 2.1 GHz vs 1.6 GHz More than 30% better overclocked clock speed (Water)

Benchmarks Real world tests of Core i5 4200U vs i3 2310E

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

PassMark (Single Core)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Core i5 4200U  vs
i3 2310E 
Clock speed 1.6 GHz 2.1 GHz
Cores Dual core Dual core
Is unlocked No No

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 35W
Annual home energy cost 3.61 $/year 8.43 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 13.14 $/year 30.66 $/year
Performance per watt 38.06 pt/W 3.46 pt/W
Typical power consumption 12.19W 28.44W

bus

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

details

Core i5 4200U  vs
i3 2310E 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 4 4
L2 cache 0.5 MB 1 MB
L2 cache per core 0.25 MB/core 0.5 MB/core
L3 cache 3 MB 3 MB
L3 cache per core 1.5 MB/core 1.5 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 2.1 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 1.6 GHz 2.1 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 2.49 GHz 2.1 GHz

integrated graphics

GPU GPU GPU
Label Intel® HD Graphics 4400 Intel® HD Graphics 3000
Number of displays supported 3 2
GPU clock speed 200 MHz 650 MHz
Turbo clock speed 1,000 MHz 1,050 MHz

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Memory type
DDR3L-1600
DDR3-1333
DDR3-1066
DDR3L-1333
LPDDR3-1333
DDR3
LPDDR3-1600
Channels Dual Channel Dual Channel
Supports ECC No Yes
Maximum bandwidth 25,600 MB/s 21,333.32 MB/s
Maximum memory size 16,384 MB 16,998.4 MB
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