Intel Core i5-4210U vs Intel Core i5-5200U

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Intel Core i5-4210U CPU1 vs CPU2 Intel Core i5-5200U
Intel Core i5-4210U Intel Core i5-5200U

CPU comparison

In this CPU comparison, we compare the Intel Core i5-4210U and the Intel Core i5-5200U and use benchmarks to check which processor is faster.

We compare the Intel Core i5-4210U 2 core processor released in Q2/2014 with the Intel Core i5-5200U which has 2 CPU cores and was introduced in Q1/2015.
Intel Core i5 (331) Family Intel Core i5 (331)
Intel Core i 4000U (26) CPU group Intel Core i 5000U (16)
4 Generation 5
Haswell U Architecture Broadwell U
Mobile Segment Mobile
-- Predecessor Intel Core i5-4200U
-- Successor Intel Core i5-6200U

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

The Intel Core i5-4210U is a 2 core processor with a clock frequency of 1.70 GHz (2.70 GHz). The processor can compute 4 threads at the same time. The Intel Core i5-5200U clocks with 2.20 GHz (2.70 GHz), has 2 CPU cores and can calculate 4 threads in parallel.

Intel Core i5-4210U Characteristic Intel Core i5-5200U
2 Cores 2
4 Threads 4
normal Core architecture normal
Yes Hyperthreading Yes
No Overclocking ? No
1.70 GHz Frequency 2.20 GHz
2.70 GHz Turbo Frequency (1 Core) 2.70 GHz
2.35 GHz Turbo Frequency (All Cores) 2.50 GHz

Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning

Processors with the support of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) can process many calculations, especially audio, image and video processing, much faster than classic processors. Algorithms for ML improve their performance the more data they have collected via software. ML tasks can be processed up to 10,000 times faster than with a classic processor.

Intel Core i5-4210U Characteristic Intel Core i5-5200U
-- AI hardware --
-- AI specifications --

Internal Graphics

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.

Intel HD Graphics 4400 GPU Intel HD Graphics 5500
0.20 GHz GPU frequency 0.30 GHz
1.00 GHz GPU (Turbo) 0.90 GHz
7.5 GPU Generation 8
22 nm Technology 14 nm
3 Max. displays 3
20 Compute units 24
160 Shader 192
No Hardware Raytracing No
No Frame Generation No
2 GB Max. GPU Memory 16 GB
11.1 DirectX Version 11.2

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.

Intel HD Graphics 4400 GPU Intel HD Graphics 5500
No Codec h265 / HEVC (8 bit) No
No Codec h265 / HEVC (10 bit) No
Decode / Encode Codec h264 Decode / Encode
No Codec VP9 No
No Codec VP8 Decode
No Codec AV1 No
Decode / Encode Codec AVC Decode / Encode
Decode Codec VC-1 Decode
Decode Codec JPEG Decode

Memory & PCIe

Up to 16 GB of memory in a maximum of 2 memory channels is supported by the Intel Core i5-4210U, while the Intel Core i5-5200U supports a maximum of 16 GB of memory with a maximum memory bandwidth of 25.6 GB/s enabled.

Intel Core i5-4210U Characteristic Intel Core i5-5200U
DDR3-1600 Memory DDR3-1600
16 GB Max. Memory 16 GB
2 (Dual Channel) Memory channels 2 (Dual Channel)
25.6 GB/s Max. Bandwidth 25.6 GB/s
No ECC No
-- L2 Cache --
3.00 MB L3 Cache 3.00 MB
2.0 PCIe version 2.0
12 PCIe lanes 12
6.0 GB/s PCIe Bandwidth 6.0 GB/s

Thermal Management

The Intel Core i5-4210U has a TDP of 15 W. The TDP of the Intel Core i5-5200U is 15 W. System integrators use the TDP of the processor as a guide when dimensioning the cooling solution.

Intel Core i5-4210U Characteristic Intel Core i5-5200U
15 W TDP (PL1 / PBP) 15 W
-- TDP (PL2) --
-- TDP up --
-- TDP down 7.5 W
-- Tjunction max. --

Technical details

The Intel Core i5-4210U has 3.00 MB cache and is manufactured in 22 nm. The cache of Intel Core i5-5200U is at 3.00 MB. The processor is manufactured in 14 nm.

Intel Core i5-4210U Characteristic Intel Core i5-5200U
22 nm Technology 14 nm
Monolithic Chip design Monolithic
x86-64 (64 bit) Instruction set (ISA) x86-64 (64 bit)
SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX2 ISA extensions SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX2
BGA 1168 Socket BGA 1168
VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d Virtualization VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d
Yes AES-NI Yes
Windows 10, Linux Operating systems Windows 10, Linux
Q2/2014 Release date Q1/2015
-- Release price --
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Average performance in benchmarks

⌀ Single core performance in 5 CPU benchmarks
Intel Core i5-4210U (86%)
Intel Core i5-5200U (100%)
⌀ Multi core performance in 6 CPU benchmarks
Intel Core i5-4210U (86%)
Intel Core i5-5200U (100%)

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.
Intel Core i5-4210U Intel Core i5-4210U
2C 4T @ 2.70 GHz
547 (82%)
Intel Core i5-5200U Intel Core i5-5200U
2C 4T @ 2.70 GHz
671 (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.
Intel Core i5-4210U Intel Core i5-4210U
2C 4T @ 2.35 GHz
1220 (85%)
Intel Core i5-5200U Intel Core i5-5200U
2C 4T @ 2.50 GHz
1438 (100%)

Geekbench 6 (Single-Core)

Geekbench 6 is a benchmark for modern computers, notebooks and smartphones. What is new is an optimized utilization of newer CPU architectures, e.g. based on the big.LITTLE concept and combining CPU cores of different sizes. The single-core benchmark only evaluates the performance of the fastest CPU core, the number of CPU cores in a processor is irrelevant here.
Intel Core i5-4210U Intel Core i5-4210U
2C 4T @ 2.70 GHz
795 (94%)
Intel Core i5-5200U Intel Core i5-5200U
2C 4T @ 2.70 GHz
845 (100%)

Geekbench 6 (Multi-Core)

Geekbench 6 is a benchmark for modern computers, notebooks and smartphones. What is new is an optimized utilization of newer CPU architectures, e.g. based on the big.LITTLE concept and combining CPU cores of different sizes. The multi-core benchmark evaluates the performance of all of the processor's CPU cores. Virtual thread improvements such as AMD SMT or Intel's Hyper-Threading have a positive impact on the benchmark result.
Intel Core i5-4210U Intel Core i5-4210U
2C 4T @ 2.35 GHz
1497 (85%)
Intel Core i5-5200U Intel Core i5-5200U
2C 4T @ 2.50 GHz
1770 (100%)

Cinebench R20 (Single-Core)

Cinebench R20 is the successor of Cinebench R15 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.
Intel Core i5-4210U Intel Core i5-4210U
2C 4T @ 2.70 GHz
202 (81%)
Intel Core i5-5200U Intel Core i5-5200U
2C 4T @ 2.70 GHz
248 (100%)

Cinebench R20 (Multi-Core)

Cinebench R20 is the successor of Cinebench R15 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.
Intel Core i5-4210U Intel Core i5-4210U
2C 4T @ 2.35 GHz
449 (77%)
Intel Core i5-5200U Intel Core i5-5200U
2C 4T @ 2.50 GHz
584 (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.
Intel Core i5-4210U Intel Core i5-4210U
Intel HD Graphics 4400 @ 1.00 GHz
320 (93%)
Intel Core i5-5200U Intel Core i5-5200U
Intel HD Graphics 5500 @ 0.90 GHz
346 (100%)

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.
Intel Core i5-4210U Intel Core i5-4210U
2C 4T @ 2.35 GHz
2302 (92%)
Intel Core i5-5200U Intel Core i5-5200U
2C 4T @ 2.50 GHz
2509 (100%)

CPU-Z Benchmark 17 (Single-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.
Intel Core i5-4210U Intel Core i5-4210U
2C 4T @ 2.35 GHz
217 (87%)
Intel Core i5-5200U Intel Core i5-5200U
2C 4T @ 2.50 GHz
249 (100%)

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.
Intel Core i5-4210U Intel Core i5-4210U
2C 4T @ 1.70 GHz
646 (87%)
Intel Core i5-5200U Intel Core i5-5200U
2C 4T @ 2.20 GHz
743 (100%)

Cinebench R15 (Single-Core)

Cinebench R15 is the successor of Cinebench 11.5 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.
Intel Core i5-4210U Intel Core i5-4210U
2C 4T @ 2.70 GHz
92 (84%)
Intel Core i5-5200U Intel Core i5-5200U
2C 4T @ 2.70 GHz
110 (100%)

Cinebench R15 (Multi-Core)

Cinebench R15 is the successor of Cinebench 11.5 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.
Intel Core i5-4210U Intel Core i5-4210U
2C 4T @ 2.35 GHz
236 (89%)
Intel Core i5-5200U Intel Core i5-5200U
2C 4T @ 2.50 GHz
264 (100%)

Cinebench 2024 (Single-Core)

The Cinebench 2024 benchmark is based on the Redshift rendering engine, which is also used in Maxon's 3D program Cinema 4D. The benchmark runs are each 10 minutes long to test whether the processor is limited by its heat generation.
Intel Core i5-4210U Intel Core i5-4210U
2C 4T @ 2.70 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Core i5-5200U Intel Core i5-5200U
2C 4T @ 2.70 GHz
39 (100%)

Cinebench 2024 (Multi-Core)

The Multi-Core test of the Cinebench 2024 benchmark uses all cpu cores to render using the Redshift rendering engine, which is also used in Maxons Cinema 4D. The benchmark run is 10 minutes long to test whether the processor is limited by its heat generation.
Intel Core i5-4210U Intel Core i5-4210U
2C 4T @ 2.70 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Core i5-5200U Intel Core i5-5200U
2C 4T @ 2.70 GHz
88 (100%)

Devices using this processor

Intel Core i5-4210U Intel Core i5-5200U
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