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Intel Core i5 6200U

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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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Much newer manufacturing process 14 nm vs 130 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
Higher clock speed 2.3 GHz vs 1.8 GHz Around 30% higher clock speed
Much better performance per watt 10.6 pt/W vs 1.84 pt/W More than 5.8x better performance per watt
Significantly better PassMark (Single core) score 1,500 vs 663 More than 2.2x better PassMark (Single core) score
Better PassMark score 3,984 vs 433 Around 9.2x better PassMark score
Lower typical power consumption 12.19W vs 20.31W 40% lower typical power consumption
More threads 4 vs 1 3 more threads
More cores 2 vs 1 Twice as many cores; run more applications at once
Better overclocked clock speed (Air) 2.8 GHz vs 2.47 GHz Around 15% better overclocked clock speed (Air)
Significantly better overclocked clock speed (Water) 2.8 GHz vs 1.8 GHz More than 55% better overclocked clock speed (Water)
Lower annual home energy cost 3.61 $/year vs 6.02 $/year 40% lower annual home energy cost
Lower annual commercial energy cost 13.14 $/year vs 21.9 $/year Around 40% lower annual commercial energy cost
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AMD Athlon 64 3100+

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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
Much more l2 cache per core 1 MB/core vs 0.25 MB/core 4x more l2 cache per core

Benchmarks Real world tests of Core i5 6200U vs Athlon 64 3100+

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

PassMark (Single Core)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Core i5 6200U  vs
Athlon 64 3100+ 
Clock speed 2.3 GHz 1.8 GHz
Cores Dual core Single core

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Has virtualization support Yes Yes
Instruction set extensions
SSE2
MMX
SSE4
AVX
SSE3
SSE
SSE4.1
SSE4.2
3DNow!
Supplemental SSE3
AES
AVX 2.0
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

details

Core i5 6200U  vs
Athlon 64 3100+ 
Threads 4 1
L2 cache 0.5 MB 1 MB
L2 cache per core 0.25 MB/core 1 MB/core
Manufacture process 14 nm 130 nm
Max CPUs 1 1

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 2.8 GHz 2.47 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 2.8 GHz 1.8 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 2.8 GHz 2.47 GHz

power consumption

TDP 15W 25W
Annual home energy cost 3.61 $/year 6.02 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 13.14 $/year 21.9 $/year
Performance per watt 10.6 pt/W 1.84 pt/W
Typical power consumption 12.19W 20.31W
Intel Core i5 6200U
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