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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Intel Core i5 6200U

Reasons to consider the
Intel Core i5 6200U

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Higher clock speed 2.3 GHz vs 1.6 GHz Around 45% higher clock speed
Much newer manufacturing process 14 nm vs 28 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
More l3 cache 3 MB vs None Compared to all cpus, 3 MB l3 cache is just OK
Front view of AMD A8 for AIOs 8600P

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AMD A8 for AIOs 8600P

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Much more l2 cache 2 MB vs 0.5 MB 4x more l2 cache; more data can be stored in the l2 cache for quick access later
Much higher GPU clock speed 720 MHz vs 300 MHz Around 2.5x higher GPU clock speed
Slightly higher turbo clock speed 3 GHz vs 2.8 GHz More than 5% higher turbo clock speed
More cores 4 vs 2 Twice as many cores; run more applications at once
More l2 cache per core 0.5 MB/core vs 0.25 MB/core 2x more l2 cache per core

Features Key features of the Core i5 6200U  vs A8 for AIOs 8600P 

clock speed

turbo clock speed

L2 cache

gpu clock speed

Specifications Full list of technical specs


Core i5 6200U  vs
A8 for AIOs 8600P 
Clock speed 2.3 GHz 1.6 GHz
Turbo clock speed 2.8 GHz 3 GHz
Cores Dual core Quad core
Is unlocked No No


Has virtualization support Yes Yes
Instruction set extensions
Supplemental SSE3
AVX 2.0

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Memory type


Core i5 6200U  vs
A8 for AIOs 8600P 
Threads 4 4
L2 cache 0.5 MB 2 MB
L2 cache per core 0.25 MB/core 0.5 MB/core
L3 cache 3 MB None
Manufacture process 14 nm 28 nm

integrated graphics

Label Intel® HD Graphics 520 Radeon™ R6
GPU clock speed 300 MHz 720 MHz

power consumption

TDP 15W 15W
Annual home energy cost 3.61 $/year 3.61 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 13.14 $/year 13.14 $/year
Typical power consumption 12.19W 12.19W
Intel Core i5 6200U
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AMD A8 for AIOs 8600P
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