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Intel Core i5 4690K

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Much better performance per watt 42.03 pt/W vs 10.77 pt/W Around 4x better performance per watt
Much lower typical power consumption 12.19W vs 71.5W 5.9x lower typical power consumption
Significantly newer manufacturing process 14 nm vs 22 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
Much lower annual home energy cost 3.61 $/year vs 21.2 $/year 5.9x lower annual home energy cost
Much lower annual commercial energy cost 13.14 $/year vs 77.09 $/year 5.9x lower annual commercial energy cost
Newer Jan, 2015 vs Apr, 2014 Release date 9 months later
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Is unlocked Yes vs No Somewhat common; An unlocked multiplier allows for easier overclocking
Much higher clock speed 3.5 GHz vs 2.2 GHz Around 60% higher clock speed
Significantly higher turbo clock speed 3.9 GHz vs 2.7 GHz Around 45% higher turbo clock speed
Much better CompuBench 1.5 face detection score 17.18 mPixels/s vs 14.84 mPixels/s More than 15% better CompuBench 1.5 face detection score
Much better performance per dollar 3.95 pt/$ vs 2.24 pt/$ More than 75% better performance per dollar
Much better turbo clock speed 1,200 MHz vs 900 MHz Around 35% better turbo clock speed
Much better overclocked clock speed (Air) 4.51 GHz vs 2.61 GHz Around 75% better overclocked clock speed (Air)
Significantly better PassMark (Single core) score 2,237 vs 1,414 Around 60% better PassMark (Single core) score
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
Better PassMark score 7,767 vs 3,502 Around 2.2x better PassMark score
More cores 4 vs 2 Twice as many cores; run more applications at once
Higher GPU clock speed 350 MHz vs 300 MHz More than 15% higher GPU clock speed
Much better overclocked clock speed (Water) 4.58 GHz vs 2.2 GHz More than 2x better overclocked clock speed (Water)

Benchmarks Real world tests of Core i5 5200U vs 4690K

CompuBench 1.5 (Bitcoin mining) Data courtesy CompuBench

Core i5 5200U
19.78 mHash/s
Core i5 4690K
13.73 mHash/s

CompuBench 1.5 (T-Rex) Data courtesy CompuBench

Core i5 5200U
0.71 fps
Core i5 4690K
1.74 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 5200U
3,380,000 MB/s
Core i5 4690K
5,060,000 MB/s

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Core i5 5200U  vs
4690K 
Clock speed 2.2 GHz 3.5 GHz
Turbo clock speed 2.7 GHz 3.9 GHz
Cores Dual core Quad core
Is unlocked No Yes

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
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 88W
Annual home energy cost 3.61 $/year 21.2 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 13.14 $/year 77.09 $/year
Performance per watt 42.03 pt/W 10.77 pt/W
Typical power consumption 12.19W 71.5W

bus

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

details

Core i5 5200U  vs
4690K 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 4 4
L3 cache 3 MB 6 MB
L3 cache per core 1.5 MB/core 1.5 MB/core
Manufacture process 14 nm 22 nm
Max CPUs 1 1

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 2.61 GHz 4.51 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 2.2 GHz 4.58 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 2.61 GHz 4.51 GHz

integrated graphics

GPU GPU GPU
Label Intel® HD Graphics 5500 Intel® HD Graphics 4600
Number of displays supported 3 3
GPU clock speed 300 MHz 350 MHz
Turbo clock speed 900 MHz 1,200 MHz

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Memory type
DDR3-1600
DDR3L-1600
DDR3-1333
DDR3
Channels Dual Channel Dual Channel
Maximum bandwidth 25,600 MB/s 25,600 MB/s
Maximum memory size 16,384 MB 32,768 MB
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