CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of 4670 vs 4200U among all CPUs

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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Intel Core i5 4670

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Intel Core i5 4670

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Much higher clock speed 3.4 GHz vs 1.6 GHz More than 2x higher clock speed
Significantly higher turbo clock speed 3.8 GHz vs 2.6 GHz More than 45% higher turbo clock speed
Much better performance per dollar 5.12 pt/$ vs 2.03 pt/$ More than 2.5x better performance per dollar
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 turbo clock speed 1,200 MHz vs 1,000 MHz 20% better turbo clock speed
More l3 cache 6 MB vs 3 MB 2x more l3 cache; more data can be stored in the l3 cache for quick access later
Significantly better PassMark (Single core) score 2,152 vs 1,380 More than 55% better PassMark (Single core) score
Higher GPU clock speed 350 MHz vs 200 MHz 75% higher GPU clock speed
Supports trusted computing Yes vs No Somewhat common; Allows for safer, more reliable computing
Significantly better overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.75 GHz vs 2.49 GHz More than 50% better overclocked clock speed (Air)
Better PassMark score 7,381 vs 3,273 More than 2.2x better PassMark score
More cores 4 vs 2 Twice as many cores; run more applications at once
Better CompuBench 1.5 video composition score 13.06 fps vs 9.05 fps Around 45% better CompuBench 1.5 video composition score
Much better overclocked clock speed (Water) 3.92 GHz vs 1.6 GHz Around 2.5x better overclocked clock speed (Water)
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Much better performance per watt 37.99 pt/W vs 10.72 pt/W More than 3.5x better performance per watt
Much lower typical power consumption 12.19W vs 68.25W 5.6x lower typical power consumption
Much higher Maximum operating temperature 100 °C vs 72.72 °C Around 40% higher Maximum operating temperature
Much lower annual home energy cost 3.61 $/year vs 20.24 $/year 5.6x lower annual home energy cost
Much lower annual commercial energy cost 13.14 $/year vs 73.58 $/year 5.6x lower annual commercial energy cost
Newer Jul, 2013 vs Apr, 2013 Release date 3 months later

Benchmarks Real world tests of Core i5 4670 vs 4200U

CompuBench 1.5 (Bitcoin mining) Data courtesy CompuBench

Core i5 4670
15.54 mHash/s
Core i5 4200U
11.53 mHash/s

CompuBench 1.5 (T-Rex) Data courtesy CompuBench

Core i5 4670
1.59 fps
Core i5 4200U
1.18 fps

PCMark 8 Home 3.0 Accelerated Data courtesy FutureMark

Sky Diver Data courtesy FutureMark

Cloud Gate Data courtesy FutureMark

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 4670
4,760,000 MB/s
Core i5 4200U
3,015,000 MB/s

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Core i5 4670  vs
4200U 
Clock speed 3.4 GHz 1.6 GHz
Turbo clock speed 3.8 GHz 2.6 GHz
Cores Quad core Dual core
Is unlocked No No

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Supports trusted computing Yes 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 84W 15W
Annual home energy cost 20.24 $/year 3.61 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 73.58 $/year 13.14 $/year
Performance per watt 10.72 pt/W 37.99 pt/W
Typical power consumption 68.25W 12.19W

bus

Architecture DMI 2.0 DMI 2.0
Number of links 0 1
Transfer rate 5,000 MT/s 5,000 MT/s

details

Core i5 4670  vs
4200U 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 4 4
L2 cache 1 MB 0.5 MB
L2 cache per core 0.25 MB/core 0.25 MB/core
L3 cache 6 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 - 72.72°C Unknown - 100°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 3.75 GHz 2.49 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 3.92 GHz 1.6 GHz
PassMark (Overclocked) 4,305.9 1,713.3
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.75 GHz 2.49 GHz

integrated graphics

GPU GPU GPU
Label Intel® HD Graphics 4600 Intel® HD Graphics 4400
Number of displays supported 3 3
GPU clock speed 350 MHz 200 MHz
Turbo clock speed 1,200 MHz 1,000 MHz

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Memory type
DDR3-1600
DDR3L-1600
DDR3-1333
DDR3L-1333
LPDDR3-1333
LPDDR3-1600
Channels Dual Channel Dual Channel
Supports ECC No No
Maximum bandwidth 25,600 MB/s 25,600 MB/s
Maximum memory size 32,768 MB 16,384 MB
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