Intel Core i5-5200U vs Intel Core i5-5257U

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CPU comparison with benchmarks


Intel Core i5-5200U CPU1 vs CPU2 Intel Core i5-5257U
Intel Core i5-5200U Intel Core i5-5257U

CPU comparison

Intel Core i5-5200U or Intel Core i5-5257U - which processor is faster? In this comparison we look at the differences and analyze which of these two CPUs is better. We compare the technical data and benchmark results.

The Intel Core i5-5200U has 2 cores with 4 threads and clocks with a maximum frequency of 2.70 GHz. Up to 16 GB of memory is supported in 2 memory channels. The Intel Core i5-5200U was released in Q1/2015.

The Intel Core i5-5257U has 2 cores with 4 threads and clocks with a maximum frequency of 3.10 GHz. The CPU supports up to 16 GB of memory in 2 memory channels. The Intel Core i5-5257U was released in Q1/2015.
Intel Core i5 Family Intel Core i5
Intel Core i 5000U CPU group Intel Core i 5000U
5 Generation 5
Broadwell U Architecture Broadwell U
Mobile Segment Mobile
Intel Core i5-4200U Predecessor Intel Core i5-4258U
Intel Core i5-6200U Successor --

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

The Intel Core i5-5200U has 2 CPU cores and can calculate 4 threads in parallel. The clock frequency of the Intel Core i5-5200U is 2.20 GHz (2.70 GHz) while the Intel Core i5-5257U has 2 CPU cores and 4 threads can calculate simultaneously. The clock frequency of the Intel Core i5-5257U is at --.

2 Cores 2
4 Threads 4
normal Core architecture normal
Yes Hyperthreading Yes
No Overclocking ? No
2.20 GHz Frequency 2.70 GHz
2.70 GHz Turbo Frequency (1 Core) 3.10 GHz
2.50 GHz Turbo Frequency (All Cores) 3.10 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.

-- AI hardware --
-- AI specifications --

Internal Graphics

The Intel Core i5-5200U or Intel Core i5-5257U has integrated graphics, called iGPU for short. The iGPU uses the system's main memory as graphics memory and sits on the processor's die.

Intel HD Graphics 5500 GPU Intel Iris Graphics 6100
0.30 GHz GPU frequency 0.30 GHz
0.90 GHz GPU (Turbo) 1.05 GHz
8 GPU Generation 8
14 nm Technology 14 nm
3 Max. displays 3
24 Compute units 48
192 Shader 384
16 GB Max. GPU Memory 16 GB
11.2 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.

No Codec h265 / HEVC (8 bit) No
No Codec h265 / HEVC (10 bit) No
Decode / Encode Codec h264 Decode / Encode
No Codec VP9 No
Decode Codec VP8 Decode
No Codec AV1 No
Decode / Encode Codec AVC Decode / Encode
Decode Codec VC-1 Decode
Decode Codec JPEG Decode

Memory & PCIe

The Intel Core i5-5200U can use up to 16 GB of memory in 2 memory channels. The maximum memory bandwidth is 25.6 GB/s. The Intel Core i5-5257U supports up to 16 GB of memory in 2 memory channels and achieves a memory bandwidth of up to 25.6 GB/s.

DDR3-1600 Memory LPDDR3-1866, 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 thermal design power (TDP for short) of the Intel Core i5-5200U is 15 W, while the Intel Core i5-5257U has a TDP of 28 W. The TDP specifies the necessary cooling solution that is required to cool the processor sufficiently.

15 W TDP (PL1 / PBP) 28 W
-- TDP (PL2) --
-- TDP up --
7.5 W TDP down 23 W
-- Tjunction max. 105 °C

Technical details

The Intel Core i5-5200U is manufactured in 14 nm and has 3.00 MB cache. The Intel Core i5-5257U is manufactured in 14 nm and has a 3.00 MB cache.

14 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
Q1/2015 Release date Q1/2015
-- Release price --
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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 i5-5200U Intel Core i5-5200U
2C 4T @ 2.70 GHz
39 (100%)
Intel Core i5-5257U Intel Core i5-5257U
2C 4T @ 3.10 GHz
0 (0%)



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 i5-5200U Intel Core i5-5200U
2C 4T @ 2.70 GHz
88 (100%)
Intel Core i5-5257U Intel Core i5-5257U
2C 4T @ 3.10 GHz
0 (0%)



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 i5-5200U Intel Core i5-5200U
2C 4T @ 2.70 GHz
671 (88%)
Intel Core i5-5257U Intel Core i5-5257U
2C 4T @ 3.10 GHz
760 (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 i5-5200U Intel Core i5-5200U
2C 4T @ 2.50 GHz
1438 (87%)
Intel Core i5-5257U Intel Core i5-5257U
2C 4T @ 3.10 GHz
1649 (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 i5-5200U Intel Core i5-5200U
2C 4T @ 2.70 GHz
845 (87%)
Intel Core i5-5257U Intel Core i5-5257U
2C 4T @ 3.10 GHz
971 (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 i5-5200U Intel Core i5-5200U
2C 4T @ 2.50 GHz
1770 (90%)
Intel Core i5-5257U Intel Core i5-5257U
2C 4T @ 3.10 GHz
1964 (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 i5-5200U Intel Core i5-5200U
2C 4T @ 2.70 GHz
248 (90%)
Intel Core i5-5257U Intel Core i5-5257U
2C 4T @ 3.10 GHz
277 (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 i5-5200U Intel Core i5-5200U
2C 4T @ 2.50 GHz
584 (83%)
Intel Core i5-5257U Intel Core i5-5257U
2C 4T @ 3.10 GHz
706 (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 i5-5200U Intel Core i5-5200U
Intel HD Graphics 5500 @ 0.90 GHz
346 (43%)
Intel Core i5-5257U Intel Core i5-5257U
Intel Iris Graphics 6100 @ 1.05 GHz
806 (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 i5-5200U Intel Core i5-5200U
2C 4T @ 2.50 GHz
2509 (83%)
Intel Core i5-5257U Intel Core i5-5257U
2C 4T @ 3.10 GHz
3034 (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 i5-5200U Intel Core i5-5200U
2C 4T @ 2.50 GHz
249 (100%)
Intel Core i5-5257U Intel Core i5-5257U
2C 4T @ 3.10 GHz
0 (0%)



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 i5-5200U Intel Core i5-5200U
2C 4T @ 2.20 GHz
743 (100%)
Intel Core i5-5257U Intel Core i5-5257U
2C 4T @ 2.70 GHz
0 (0%)



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 i5-5200U Intel Core i5-5200U
2C 4T @ 2.70 GHz
110 (87%)
Intel Core i5-5257U Intel Core i5-5257U
2C 4T @ 3.10 GHz
126 (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 i5-5200U Intel Core i5-5200U
2C 4T @ 2.50 GHz
264 (81%)
Intel Core i5-5257U Intel Core i5-5257U
2C 4T @ 3.10 GHz
327 (100%)



Devices using this processor

Intel Core i5-5200U Intel Core i5-5257U
Unknown Unknown

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