CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of 6200U vs 5200B 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

8.4

CPUBoss Score

Combination of all six facets

Winner
Intel Core i5 6200U 

CPUBoss recommends the Intel Core i5 6200U  based on its performance, single-core performance and power consumption.

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Front view of Intel Core i5 6200U

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 65 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
Has a built-in GPU Yes vs No Somewhat common; A separate graphics adapter is not required
Much lower typical power consumption 12.19W vs 52.81W 4.3x lower typical power consumption
Much better performance per watt 10.6 pt/W vs 0.87 pt/W Around 12.2x better performance per watt
Much better geekbench 3 Multi-Core score 5,551 vs 1,969.5 More than 2.8x better geekbench 3 Multi-Core score
Much more l3 cache per core 1.5 MB/core vs 0.25 MB/core 6x more l3 cache per core
Significantly better PassMark (Single core) score 1,500 vs 817 Around 85% better PassMark (Single core) score
Newer Jul, 2015 vs Apr, 2008 Release date over 7 years later
More l3 cache 3 MB vs 0.5 MB 6x more l3 cache; more data can be stored in the l3 cache for quick access later
More threads 4 vs 2 Twice as many threads
Much lower annual home energy cost 3.61 $/year vs 15.66 $/year 4.3x lower annual home energy cost
Much lower annual commercial energy cost 13.14 $/year vs 56.94 $/year 4.3x lower annual commercial energy cost
Front view of AMD Athlon X2 5200B

Reasons to consider the
AMD Athlon X2 5200B

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Higher clock speed 2.7 GHz vs 2.3 GHz More than 15% higher clock speed
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
Supports trusted computing Yes vs No Somewhat common; Allows for safer, more reliable computing
More l2 cache per core 0.5 MB/core vs 0.25 MB/core 2x more l2 cache per core
Better overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.26 GHz vs 2.8 GHz More than 15% better overclocked clock speed (Air)

Benchmarks Real world tests of Core i5 6200U vs Athlon X2 5200B

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 6200U
3,610 MB/s
Athlon X2 5200B
73.75 MB/s

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

PassMark (Single Core)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Core i5 6200U  vs
Athlon X2 5200B 
Clock speed 2.3 GHz 2.7 GHz
Cores Dual core Dual core
Is unlocked No No

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Supports trusted computing No 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

power consumption

TDP 15W 65W
Annual home energy cost 3.61 $/year 15.66 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 13.14 $/year 56.94 $/year
Performance per watt 10.6 pt/W 0.87 pt/W
Typical power consumption 12.19W 52.81W

details

Core i5 6200U  vs
Athlon X2 5200B 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 4 2
L2 cache 0.5 MB 1 MB
L2 cache per core 0.25 MB/core 0.5 MB/core
L3 cache 3 MB 0.5 MB
L3 cache per core 1.5 MB/core 0.25 MB/core
Manufacture process 14 nm 65 nm
Max CPUs 1 1

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 2.8 GHz 3.26 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 2.8 GHz 2.7 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 2.8 GHz 3.26 GHz

integrated graphics

GPU GPU None
Label Intel® HD Graphics 520 N/A
Number of displays supported 3 N/A
GPU clock speed 300 MHz N/A
Turbo clock speed 1,000 MHz N/A
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