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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 better performance per watt 22.67 pt/W vs 10.6 pt/W Around 2.2x better performance per watt
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
More l3 cache per core 2 MB/core vs 1.5 MB/core Around 35% more l3 cache per core
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Significantly higher clock speed 2.3 GHz vs 1.2 GHz More than 90% higher clock speed
Much newer manufacturing process 14 nm vs 32 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
Much better turbo clock speed 1,000 MHz vs 500 MHz 2x better turbo clock speed
Higher turbo clock speed 2.8 GHz vs 2.27 GHz Around 25% higher turbo clock speed
Significantly better geekbench 3 Multi-Core score 5,551 vs 2,432 More than 2.2x better geekbench 3 Multi-Core score
Significantly better PassMark (Single core) score 1,500 vs 820 Around 85% better PassMark (Single core) score
Higher GPU clock speed 300 MHz vs 166 MHz More than 80% higher GPU clock speed
More number of displays supported 3 vs 2 1 more number of displays supported
Newer Jul, 2015 vs Jan, 2010 Release date over 5 years later
Significantly better overclocked clock speed (Air) 2.8 GHz vs 1.98 GHz More than 40% better overclocked clock speed (Air)
Much better overclocked clock speed (Water) 2.8 GHz vs 1.2 GHz More than 2.2x better overclocked clock speed (Water)

Benchmarks Real world tests of Core i7 640UM vs i5 6200U

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 i7 640UM
1,010,000 MB/s
Core i5 6200U
3,610 MB/s

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

PassMark (Single Core)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Core i7 640UM  vs
i5 6200U 
Clock speed 1.2 GHz 2.3 GHz
Turbo clock speed 2.27 GHz 2.8 GHz
Cores Dual core Dual core
Is unlocked No No

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Supports trusted computing Yes 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 18W 15W
Annual home energy cost 4.34 $/year 3.61 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 15.77 $/year 13.14 $/year
Performance per watt 22.67 pt/W 10.6 pt/W
Typical power consumption 14.63W 12.19W

bus

Architecture DMI FSB
Number of links 1 1
Transfer rate 2,500 MT/s 4,000 MT/s

details

Core i7 640UM  vs
i5 6200U 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 4 4
L2 cache 1 MB 0.5 MB
L2 cache per core 0.5 MB/core 0.25 MB/core
L3 cache 4 MB 3 MB
L3 cache per core 2 MB/core 1.5 MB/core
Manufacture process 32 nm 14 nm
Max CPUs 1 1

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 1.98 GHz 2.8 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 1.2 GHz 2.8 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 1.98 GHz 2.8 GHz

integrated graphics

GPU GPU GPU
Label Intel® HD Graphics Intel® HD Graphics 520
Number of displays supported 2 3
GPU clock speed 166 MHz 300 MHz
Turbo clock speed 500 MHz 1,000 MHz

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Memory type
DDR3L-1600
DDR3-800
DDR3
Channels Dual Channel Dual Channel
Supports ECC No No
Maximum bandwidth 12,800 MB/s 25,600 MB/s
Maximum memory size 8,192 MB 32,768 MB
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