CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of 5257U vs 5250U among laptop 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

8.4

CPUBoss Score

Combination of all six facets

Winner
Intel Core i5 5257U 

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Differences What are the advantages of each

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Benchmarks Real world tests of Core i5 5257U vs 5250U

CompuBench 1.5 (Bitcoin mining) Data courtesy CompuBench

Core i5 5257U
54.21 mHash/s
Core i5 5250U
36.62 mHash/s

CompuBench 1.5 (Face detection)

Core i5 5257U
20.24 mPixels/s
Core i5 5250U
16.2 mPixels/s

CompuBench 1.5 (T-Rex) Data courtesy CompuBench

Core i5 5257U
1.53 fps
Core i5 5250U
1.54 fps

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 5257U
3,910,000 MB/s
Core i5 5250U
3,470,000 MB/s

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

PassMark (Single Core)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Core i5 5257U  vs
5250U 
Clock speed 2.7 GHz 1.6 GHz
Turbo clock speed 3.1 GHz 2.7 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
SSE
SSE4.1
SSE4.2
Supplemental SSE3
AES
AVX 2.0
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

power consumption

TDP 28W 15W
Annual home energy cost 6.75 $/year 3.61 $/year
Performance per watt 39.17 pt/W 64.03 pt/W
Typical power consumption 22.75W 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 5257U  vs
5250U 
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 14 nm 14 nm
Max CPUs 1 1

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 3.1 GHz 2.79 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 2.7 GHz 1.6 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.1 GHz 2.79 GHz

integrated graphics

GPU GPU GPU
Label Intel® Iris™ Graphics 6100 Intel® HD Graphics 6000
Number of displays supported 3 3
GPU clock speed 300 MHz 300 MHz
Turbo clock speed 1,050 MHz 950 MHz

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Memory type
DDR3-1600
DDR3
Channels Dual Channel Dual Channel
Maximum bandwidth 25,600 MB/s 25,600 MB/s
Maximum memory size 16,384 MB 16,384 MB
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So which one should I pick for coding stuff?Java, Android Studio. 5200u, 5250u(+$20) or 5250u(+$70)? Which is more worthy money/performance?
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