CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of 4210Y vs Z2760 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

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CPUBoss Score

Combination of all six facets

Winner
Intel Core i5 4210Y 

CPUBoss recommends the Intel Core i5 4210Y  based on its performance and value.

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Front view of Intel Core i5 4210Y

Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Intel Core i5 4210Y

Reasons to consider the
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
Much better PassMark score 2,329 vs 679 Around 3.5x better PassMark score
Much better 3DMark06 CPU score 2,039 vs 945 Around 2.2x better 3DMark06 CPU score
Supports more RAM 16,384 MB vs 2,048 MB Supports 8x more RAM
Much better geekbench 3 single core score 1,799 vs 429 Around 4.2x better geekbench 3 single core score
Better performance per dollar 2.16 pt/$ vs 0.98 pt/$ Around 2.2x better performance per dollar
Better overclocked clock speed (Air) 1.78 GHz vs 1.5 GHz Around 20% better overclocked clock speed (Air)
Newer Jul, 2013 vs Sep, 2012 Release date 9 months later
Better performance per watt 52.74 pt/W vs 20.07 pt/W Around 2.8x better performance per watt
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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
Much lower typical power consumption 1.63W vs 9.34W 5.7x lower typical power consumption
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
Much 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 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 4210Y
2,295,000 MB/s
Atom Z2760
28,500 MB/s

GeekBench (32-bit) Data courtesy Primate Labs

GeekBench

3D Mark 06 (CPU)

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

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

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Has virtualization support Yes No
Instruction set extensions
SSE2
MMX
SSE4
AVX
SSE3
SSE
SSE4.1
FMA3
SSE4.2
Supplemental SSE3
AES
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 52.74 pt/W 20.07 pt/W
Typical power consumption 9.34W 1.63W

bus

Architecture DMI 2.0 FSB
Number of links 1 1

details

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

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 1.78 GHz 1.5 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 1.5 GHz 1.5 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 1.78 GHz 1.5 GHz

integrated graphics

GPU GPU GPU
Label HD 4200 Integrated
GPU clock speed 200 MHz 533 MHz

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Memory type
DDR3
DDR2-800
DDR2
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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