CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of 4210Y vs Z2760


Benchmark performance using all cores

3DMark06 (CPU), PassMark and GeekBench (32-bit)

Single-core Performance

Individual core benchmark performance

PassMark (Single Core)

Power Consumption

How much power does the processor require?



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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Intel Core i5 4210Y

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Intel Core i5 4210Y

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More advanced architecture x86-64 vs x86 A 64-bit architecture allows more RAM to be installed and accessed by the processor
Much newer manufacturing process 22 nm vs 32 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
Has virtualization support Yes vs No Somewhat common; Boosts performance of virtual machines
Supports more RAM 16,384 MB vs 2,048 MB Supports 8x more RAM
Better PassMark score 2,329 vs 679 Around 3.5x better PassMark score
Better geekbench (32-bit) score 3,097 vs 1,041 Around 3x better geekbench (32-bit) score
Better 3DMark06 CPU score 2,039 vs 945 Around 2.2x better 3DMark06 CPU score
Newer Jul, 2013 vs Sep, 2012 Release date 9 months later
Front view of Intel Atom Z2760

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Higher clock speed 1.8 GHz vs 1.5 GHz More than 20% higher clock speed
Much higher GPU clock speed 533 MHz vs 200 MHz Around 2.8x 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
Significantly better performance per watt 61.7 pt/W vs 24.76 pt/W Around 2.5x better performance per watt
Lower typical power consumption 1.63W vs 9.34W 5.7x lower typical power consumption
Significantly more l2 cache per core 0.5 MB/core vs 0.25 MB/core 2x more l2 cache per core
Better performance per dollar 3.01 pt/$ vs 1.01 pt/$ Around 3x better performance per dollar
Lower annual home energy cost 0.48 $/year vs 2.77 $/year 5.7x lower annual home energy cost

Benchmarks Real world tests of Core i5 4210Y vs Atom Z2760

GeekBench (32-bit) Data courtesy Primate Labs


3D Mark 06 (CPU)

PassMark Data courtesy PassMark

Specifications Full list of technical specs


Core i5 4210Y  vs
Atom Z2760 
Clock speed 1.5 GHz 1.8 GHz
Cores Dual core Dual core


Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Has virtualization support Yes No
Instruction set extensions
Supplemental SSE3
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

power consumption

TDP 11.5W 2W
Annual home energy cost 2.77 $/year 0.48 $/year
Performance per watt 24.76 pt/W 61.7 pt/W
Typical power consumption 9.34W 1.63W


Architecture DMI 2.0 FSB
Number of links 1 1


Core i5 4210Y  vs
Atom Z2760 
Architecture x86-64 x86
Threads 4 4
L2 cache 0.5 MB 1 MB
L2 cache per core 0.25 MB/core 0.5 MB/core
Manufacture process 22 nm 32 nm
Max CPUs 1 1


Overclocked clock speed 1.5 GHz 1.5 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 1.5 GHz 1.5 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 1.5 GHz 1.5 GHz

integrated graphics

Label HD 4200 Integrated
GPU clock speed 200 MHz 533 MHz

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Memory type
Channels Dual Channel Dual Channel
Supports ECC No No
Maximum bandwidth 12,800 MB/s 12,800 MB/s
Maximum memory size 16,384 MB 2,048 MB
Intel Core i5 4210Y
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