AMD E1-1200 vs Intel Pentium 2129Y

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AMD E1-1200 CPU1 vs CPU2 Intel Pentium 2129Y
AMD E1-1200 Intel Pentium 2129Y

CPU comparison

In this CPU comparison, we compare the AMD E1-1200 and the Intel Pentium 2129Y and use benchmarks to check which processor is faster.

We compare the AMD E1-1200 2 core processor released in Q3/2012 with the Intel Pentium 2129Y which has 2 CPU cores and was introduced in Q1/2013.
AMD E (23) Family Intel Pentium (150)
AMD E1/E2-1000 (3) CPU group Intel Pentium 2000 (5)
1 Generation 4
Zacate (Bobcat) Architecture Ivy Bridge U
Mobile Segment Mobile
-- Predecessor --
-- Successor --

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

The AMD E1-1200 is a 2 core processor with a clock frequency of 1.40 GHz. The processor can compute 2 threads at the same time. The Intel Pentium 2129Y clocks with 1.10 GHz, has 2 CPU cores and can calculate 2 threads in parallel.

AMD E1-1200 Characteristic Intel Pentium 2129Y
2 Cores 2
2 Threads 2
normal Core architecture normal
No Hyperthreading No
No Overclocking ? No
1.40 GHz Frequency 1.10 GHz
-- Turbo Frequency (1 Core) --
-- Turbo Frequency (All Cores) --

NPU AI performance

The performance values of the processor's AI unit. The isolated NPU performance is specified here, the total AI performance (NPU+CPU+iGPU) can be higher. Processors with support for artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) can process many calculations, especially audio, image and video processing, much faster than classic processors.

AMD E1-1200 Characteristic Intel Pentium 2129Y
-- AI hardware --
-- AI specifications --
-- NPU + CPU + iGPU --

Integrated graphics (iGPU)

Graphics (iGPU) integrated into the processor not only enable image output without having to rely on a dedicated graphics solution, but can also efficiently accelerate video playback.

AMD Radeon HD 7310 GPU Intel HD Graphics (Ivy Bridge GT1)
0.53 GHz GPU frequency 0.35 GHz
-- GPU (Turbo) 0.85 GHz
4 GPU Generation 7
40 nm Technology 22 nm
2 Max. displays 3
1 Compute units 6
80 Shader 48
No Hardware Raytracing No
No Frame Generation No
1 GB Max. GPU Memory 2 GB
11 DirectX Version 11.0

Hardware codec support

A photo or video codec that is accelerated in hardware can greatly accelerate the working speed of a processor and extend the battery life of notebooks or smartphones when playing videos.

AMD Radeon HD 7310 GPU Intel HD Graphics (Ivy Bridge GT1)
No Codec h265 / HEVC (8 bit) No
No Codec h265 / HEVC (10 bit) No
Decode Codec h264 Decode / Encode
No Codec VP9 No
No Codec VP8 No
No Codec AV1 No
Decode Codec AVC Decode / Encode
Decode Codec VC-1 Decode
Decode / Encode Codec JPEG Decode

Memory & PCIe

Up to GB of memory in a maximum of 1 memory channels is supported by the AMD E1-1200, while the Intel Pentium 2129Y supports a maximum of 32 GB of memory with a maximum memory bandwidth of 25.6 GB/s enabled.

AMD E1-1200 Characteristic Intel Pentium 2129Y
DDR3-1066 Memory DDR3L-1333, DDR3L-1600, DDR3-1333, DDR3-1600
Max. Memory 32 GB
1 (Single Channel) Memory channels 2 (Dual Channel)
8.5 GB/s Max. Bandwidth 25.6 GB/s
No ECC No
-- L2 Cache --
1.00 MB L3 Cache 2.00 MB
-- PCIe version 2.0
-- PCIe lanes 16
-- PCIe Bandwidth 8.0 GB/s

Thermal Management

The AMD E1-1200 has a TDP of 18 W. The TDP of the Intel Pentium 2129Y is 10 W. System integrators use the TDP of the processor as a guide when dimensioning the cooling solution.

AMD E1-1200 Characteristic Intel Pentium 2129Y
18 W TDP (PL1 / PBP) 10 W
-- TDP (PL2) --
-- TDP up --
-- TDP down --
-- Tjunction max. 90 °C

Technical details

The AMD E1-1200 has 1.00 MB cache and is manufactured in 32 nm. The cache of Intel Pentium 2129Y is at 2.00 MB. The processor is manufactured in 22 nm.

AMD E1-1200 Characteristic Intel Pentium 2129Y
32 nm Technology 22 nm
Unknown Chip design Monolithic
x86-64 (64 bit) Instruction set (ISA) x86-64 (64 bit)
SSE4a, SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX ISA extensions SSE4.1, SSE4.2
BGA 413 Socket BGA 1023
AMD-V Virtualization VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d
Yes AES-NI Yes
Operating systems Windows 10, Linux
Q3/2012 Release date Q1/2013
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Average performance in benchmarks

⌀ Single core performance in 1 CPU benchmarks
AMD E1-1200 (57%)
Intel Pentium 2129Y (100%)
⌀ Multi core performance in 2 CPU benchmarks
AMD E1-1200 (78%)
Intel Pentium 2129Y (92%)

Geekbench 5, 64bit (Single-Core)

Geekbench 5 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.
AMD E1-1200 AMD E1-1200
2C 2T @ 1.40 GHz
124 (57%)
Intel Pentium 2129Y Intel Pentium 2129Y
2C 2T @ 1.10 GHz
218 (100%)

Geekbench 5, 64bit (Multi-Core)

Geekbench 5 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.
AMD E1-1200 AMD E1-1200
2C 2T @ 1.40 GHz
227 (55%)
Intel Pentium 2129Y Intel Pentium 2129Y
2C 2T @ 1.10 GHz
413 (100%)

iGPU - FP32 Performance (Single-precision GFLOPS)

The theoretical computing performance of the internal graphics unit of the processor with simple accuracy (32 bit) in GFLOPS. GFLOPS indicates how many billion floating point operations the iGPU can perform per second.
AMD E1-1200 AMD E1-1200
AMD Radeon HD 7310 @ 0.53 GHz
85 (100%)
Intel Pentium 2129Y Intel Pentium 2129Y
Intel HD Graphics (Ivy Bridge GT1) @ 0.85 GHz
82 (96%)

Estimated results for PassMark CPU Mark

Some of the CPUs listed below have been benchmarked by CPU-monkey. However the majority of CPUs have not been tested and the results have been estimated by a CPU-monkey’s secret proprietary formula. As such they do not accurately reflect the actual Passmark CPU mark values and are not endorsed by PassMark Software Pty Ltd.
AMD E1-1200 AMD E1-1200
2C 2T @ 1.40 GHz
708 (100%)
Intel Pentium 2129Y Intel Pentium 2129Y
2C 2T @ 1.10 GHz
587 (83%)

CPU-Z Benchmark 17 (Multi-Core)

The CPU-Z benchmark measures a processor's performance by measuring the time it takes the system to complete all benchmark calculations. The faster the benchmark is completed, the higher the score.
AMD E1-1200 AMD E1-1200
2C 2T @ 1.40 GHz
98 (100%)
Intel Pentium 2129Y Intel Pentium 2129Y
2C 2T @ 1.10 GHz
0 (0%)

Devices using this processor

AMD E1-1200 Intel Pentium 2129Y
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