CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of Q8200 vs 4300U 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 4300U 

CPUBoss recommends the Intel Core i5 4300U  based on its performance, single-core performance, power consumption and value.

See full details

Cast your vote Do you agree or disagree with CPUBoss?

Thanks for adding your opinion. Follow us on Facebook to stay up to date with the latest news!
VS
Front view of Intel Core i5 4300U

Intel Core i5 4300U

CPUBoss Winner

Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Intel Core2 Quad Q8200

Reasons to consider the
Intel Core2 Quad Q8200

Report a correction
Much more l2 cache 4 MB vs 0.5 MB 8x more l2 cache; more data can be stored in the l2 cache for quick access later
Higher clock speed 2.33 GHz vs 1.9 GHz Around 25% higher clock speed
Much more l2 cache per core 1 MB/core vs 0.25 MB/core 4x more l2 cache per core
More cores 4 vs 2 Twice as many cores; run more applications at once
Better overclocked clock speed (Water) 3.43 GHz vs 1.9 GHz More than 80% better overclocked clock speed (Water)
Front view of Intel Core i5 4300U

Reasons to consider the
Intel Core i5 4300U

Report a correction
Much newer manufacturing process 22 nm vs 45 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
Much better performance per watt 42.94 pt/W vs 1.19 pt/W More than 36x better performance per watt
Has a built-in GPU Yes vs No Somewhat common; A separate graphics adapter is not required
Has virtualization support Yes vs No Somewhat common; Boosts performance of virtual machines
Much better performance per dollar 2.29 pt/$ vs 0.13 pt/$ Around 18.2x better performance per dollar
Significantly lower typical power consumption 12.19W vs 77.19W 6.3x lower typical power consumption
Supports trusted computing Yes vs No Somewhat common; Allows for safer, more reliable computing
Significantly better CompuBench 1.5 ocean surface simulation score 176.23 fps vs 16.82 fps Around 10.5x better CompuBench 1.5 ocean surface simulation score
Better PassMark (Single core) score 1,580 vs 992 Around 60% better PassMark (Single core) score
Significantly lower annual home energy cost 3.61 $/year vs 22.89 $/year 6.3x lower annual home energy cost
Significantly lower annual commercial energy cost 13.14 $/year vs 83.22 $/year 6.3x lower annual commercial energy cost

Benchmarks Real world tests of Core2 Quad Q8200 vs Core i5 4300U

CompuBench 1.5 (Ocean surface simulation) Data courtesy CompuBench

Core2 Quad Q8200
16.82 fps
Core i5 4300U
176.23 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

Core2 Quad Q8200
100,000 MB/s
Core i5 4300U
3,440,000 MB/s

GeekBench (32-bit) Data courtesy Primate Labs

GeekBench (64-bit) Data courtesy Primate Labs

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

PassMark (Single Core)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Core2 Quad Q8200  vs
Core i5 4300U 
Clock speed 2.33 GHz 1.9 GHz
Cores Quad core Dual core
Socket type
LGA 775
BGA 1168

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Supports trusted computing No Yes
Has virtualization support No Yes
Instruction set extensions
SSE2
MMX
SSE4
SSE3
EM64T
SSE
SSE4.1
SSE4.2
Supplemental SSE3
AES
AVX 2.0
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

power consumption

TDP 95W 15W
Annual home energy cost 22.89 $/year 3.61 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 83.22 $/year 13.14 $/year
Performance per watt 1.19 pt/W 42.94 pt/W
Typical power consumption 77.19W 12.19W

details

Core2 Quad Q8200  vs
Core i5 4300U 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 4 4
L2 cache 4 MB 0.5 MB
L2 cache per core 1 MB/core 0.25 MB/core
Manufacture process 45 nm 22 nm
Max CPUs 1 1
Clock multiplier 7 19

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 3.06 GHz 2.7 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 3.43 GHz 1.9 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.06 GHz 2.7 GHz

integrated graphics

GPU None GPU
Label N/A HD 4400
Number of displays supported N/A 3
GPU clock speed N/A 200 MHz
Turbo clock speed N/A 1,100 MHz

bus

Architecture FSB DMI 2.0
Number of links 1 1
Intel Core2 Quad Q8200
Report a correction
Intel Core i5 4300U
Report a correction

Comments

comments powered by Disqus