CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of 4202Y vs 4200U among laptop CPUs (up to 15W)

Performance

Benchmark performance using all cores

PCMark 8 Home 3.0 Accelerated, PassMark and 1 more

Single-core Performance

Individual core benchmark performance

PassMark (Single Core), Geekbench 3 Single Core and 1 more

Integrated Graphics

Integrated GPU performance for graphics

Sky Diver and Cloud Gate

Integrated Graphics (OpenCL)

Integrated GPU performance for parallel computing

CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 4 more

Performance per Watt

How efficiently does the processor use electricity?

Sky Diver, Cloud Gate, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more

Value

Are you paying a premium for performance?

Sky Diver, Cloud Gate, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more

7.8

CPUBoss Score

Combination of all six facets

Winner
Intel Core i5 4200U 

CPUBoss recommends the Intel Core i5 4200U  based on its performance, single-core performance and features.

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Intel Core i5 4202Y

Reasons to consider the
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Slightly lower typical power consumption 9.34W vs 12.19W Around 25% lower typical power consumption
Slightly better performance per watt 48.34 pt/W vs 39.14 pt/W Around 25% better performance per watt
Slightly lower annual home energy cost 2.77 $/year vs 3.61 $/year Around 25% lower annual home energy cost
Front view of Intel Core i5 4200U

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Higher turbo clock speed 2.6 GHz vs 2 GHz More than 30% higher turbo clock speed
Better turbo clock speed 1,000 MHz vs 850 MHz Around 20% better turbo clock speed
Better overclocked clock speed (Air) 2.49 GHz vs 1.85 GHz Around 35% better overclocked clock speed (Air)
Better geekbench 3 single core score 2,312 vs 1,899 More than 20% better geekbench 3 single core score
Better geekbench 2 (32-bit) score 4,228 vs 2,964 Around 45% better geekbench 2 (32-bit) score
Better geekbench 3 Multi-Core score 4,464 vs 3,479 Around 30% better geekbench 3 Multi-Core score
Slightly better 3DMark06 CPU score 2,450 vs 2,071.5 Around 20% better 3DMark06 CPU score

Benchmarks Real world tests of Core i5 4202Y vs 4200U

GeekBench 3 (Multi-core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

GeekBench 3 (Single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

GeekBench 3 (AES single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Core i5 4202Y
2,330,000 MB/s
Core i5 4200U
3,015,000 MB/s

GeekBench (32-bit) Data courtesy Primate Labs

GeekBench

3D Mark 06 (CPU)

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

PassMark (Single Core)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Core i5 4202Y  vs
4200U 
Clock speed 1.6 GHz 1.6 GHz
Turbo clock speed 2 GHz 2.6 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 11.5W 15W
Annual home energy cost 2.77 $/year 3.61 $/year
Performance per watt 48.34 pt/W 39.14 pt/W
Typical power consumption 9.34W 12.19W

bus

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

details

Core i5 4202Y  vs
4200U 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 4 4
L2 cache 0.5 MB 0.5 MB
L2 cache per core 0.25 MB/core 0.25 MB/core
L3 cache 3 MB 3 MB
L3 cache per core 1.5 MB/core 1.5 MB/core
Manufacture process 22 nm 22 nm
Max CPUs 1 1
Operating temperature Unknown - 100°C Unknown - 100°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 1.85 GHz 2.49 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 1.6 GHz 1.6 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 1.85 GHz 2.49 GHz

integrated graphics

GPU GPU GPU
Label HD 4200 Intel® HD Graphics 4400
Number of displays supported 3 3
GPU clock speed 200 MHz 200 MHz
Turbo clock speed 850 MHz 1,000 MHz

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Memory type
DDR3L-1600
DDR3L-1333
LPDDR3-1333
DDR3
LPDDR3-1600
Channels Dual Channel Dual Channel
Supports ECC No No
Maximum bandwidth 12,800 MB/s 25,600 MB/s
Maximum memory size 16,384 MB 16,384 MB
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