CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of N3700 vs 5015U among laptop CPUs (up to 15W)

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

8.9

CPUBoss Score

Combination of all six facets

Winner
Intel Core i3 5015U 

CPUBoss recommends the Intel Core i3 5015U  based on its features.

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Intel Pentium N3700

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Intel Pentium N3700

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Is unlocked Yes vs No Somewhat common; An unlocked multiplier allows for easier overclocking
Front view of Intel Core i3 5015U

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CPUBoss is not aware of any important advantages of the Core i3 5015U vs the Pentium N3700.

Benchmarks Real world tests of Pentium N3700 vs Core i3 5015U

CompuBench 1.5 (Bitcoin mining) Data courtesy CompuBench

Pentium N3700
13.56 mHash/s
Core i3 5015U
25.15 mHash/s

CompuBench 1.5 (Face detection)

Pentium N3700
4.52 mPixels/s
Core i3 5015U
16.12 mPixels/s

CompuBench 1.5 (Ocean surface simulation) Data courtesy CompuBench

Pentium N3700
97.94 fps
Core i3 5015U
165.83 fps

CompuBench 1.5 (T-Rex) Data courtesy CompuBench

Pentium N3700
0.53 fps
Core i3 5015U
1.03 fps

CompuBench 1.5 (Video composition) Data courtesy CompuBench

Pentium N3700
4.89 fps
Core i3 5015U
11.14 fps

3D Mark 06 (CPU)

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

PassMark (Single Core)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Pentium N3700  vs
Core i3 5015U 
Clock speed 1.6 GHz 2.1 GHz
Cores Quad core Dual core
Is unlocked Yes No

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Supports trusted computing No 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 6W 15W
Annual home energy cost 1.45 $/year 3.61 $/year
Performance per watt 12.34 pt/W 11.44 pt/W
Typical power consumption 4.88W 12.19W

bus

Architecture FSB DMI 2.0
Number of links 1 1

details

Pentium N3700  vs
Core i3 5015U 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 4 4
L2 cache 2 MB 0.5 MB
L2 cache per core 0.5 MB/core 0.25 MB/core
Manufacture process 14 nm 14 nm
Max CPUs 1 1

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 2.4 GHz 2.1 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 1.6 GHz 2.1 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 2.4 GHz 2.1 GHz

integrated graphics

GPU GPU GPU
Label Intel® HD Graphics Intel® HD Graphics 5500
Number of displays supported 3 3
GPU clock speed 400 MHz 300 MHz

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Memory type
DDR3L-1600
DDR3
DDR
Channels Dual Channel Dual Channel
Maximum bandwidth 25,600 MB/s 12,800 MB/s
Maximum memory size 8,192 MB 16,384 MB
Intel Pentium N3700
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