Intel Pentium N3700 vs Intel Core i5-5200U

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CPU comparison with benchmarks


Intel Pentium N3700 CPU1 vs CPU2 Intel Core i5-5200U
Intel Pentium N3700 Intel Core i5-5200U

CPU comparison

Intel Pentium N3700 or Intel Core i5-5200U - 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 Pentium N3700 has 4 cores with 4 threads and clocks with a maximum frequency of 2.40 GHz. Up to 8 GB of memory is supported in 2 memory channels. The Intel Pentium N3700 was released in Q2/2015.

The Intel Core i5-5200U has 2 cores with 4 threads and clocks with a maximum frequency of 2.70 GHz. The CPU supports up to 16 GB of memory in 2 memory channels. The Intel Core i5-5200U was released in Q1/2015.
Intel Pentium Family Intel Core i5
Intel Pentium J3000/N3700 CPU group Intel Core i 5000U
7 Generation 5
Braswell Architecture Broadwell U
Desktop / Server Segment Mobile
-- Predecessor Intel Core i5-4200U
-- Successor Intel Core i5-6200U

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

The Intel Pentium N3700 has 4 CPU cores and can calculate 4 threads in parallel. The clock frequency of the Intel Pentium N3700 is 1.60 GHz (2.40 GHz) while the Intel Core i5-5200U has 2 CPU cores and 4 threads can calculate simultaneously. The clock frequency of the Intel Core i5-5200U is at --.

4 Cores 2
4 Threads 4
normal Core architecture normal
No Hyperthreading Yes
No Overclocking ? No
1.60 GHz Frequency 2.20 GHz
2.40 GHz Turbo Frequency (1 Core) 2.70 GHz
2.40 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.

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

Internal Graphics

The Intel Pentium N3700 or Intel Core i5-5200U 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 405 (16EU) GPU Intel HD Graphics 5500
0.40 GHz GPU frequency 0.30 GHz
0.70 GHz GPU (Turbo) 0.90 GHz
8 GPU Generation 8
14 nm Technology 14 nm
3 Max. displays 3
16 Compute units 24
128 Shader 192
8 GB Max. GPU Memory 16 GB
12 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 Pentium N3700 can use up to 8 GB of memory in 2 memory channels. The maximum memory bandwidth is 25.6 GB/s. The Intel Core i5-5200U 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 DDR3-1600
8 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
2.00 MB L3 Cache 3.00 MB
2.0 PCIe version 2.0
4 PCIe lanes 12
2.0 GB/s PCIe Bandwidth 6.0 GB/s

Thermal Management

The thermal design power (TDP for short) of the Intel Pentium N3700 is 6 W, while the Intel Core i5-5200U has a TDP of 15 W. The TDP specifies the necessary cooling solution that is required to cool the processor sufficiently.

6 W TDP (PL1 / PBP) 15 W
-- TDP (PL2) --
-- TDP up --
4 W TDP down 7.5 W
90 °C Tjunction max. --

Technical details

The Intel Pentium N3700 is manufactured in 14 nm and has 2.00 MB cache. The Intel Core i5-5200U 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 ISA extensions SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX2
BGA 1170 Socket BGA 1168
VT-x, VT-x EPT Virtualization VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d
Yes AES-NI Yes
Windows 10, Linux Operating systems Windows 10, Linux
Q2/2015 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 Pentium N3700 Intel Pentium N3700
4C 4T @ 2.40 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 Pentium N3700 Intel Pentium N3700
4C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Core i5-5200U Intel Core i5-5200U
2C 4T @ 2.70 GHz
88 (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 Pentium N3700 Intel Pentium N3700
4C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
229 (34%)
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 Pentium N3700 Intel Pentium N3700
4C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
770 (54%)
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 Pentium N3700 Intel Pentium N3700
4C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
186 (22%)
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 Pentium N3700 Intel Pentium N3700
4C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
563 (32%)
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 Pentium N3700 Intel Pentium N3700
4C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
0 (0%)
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 Pentium N3700 Intel Pentium N3700
4C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
0 (0%)
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 Pentium N3700 Intel Pentium N3700
Intel HD Graphics 405 (16EU) @ 0.70 GHz
179 (52%)
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 Pentium N3700 Intel Pentium N3700
4C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
1248 (50%)
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 Pentium N3700 Intel Pentium N3700
4C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
0 (0%)
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 Pentium N3700 Intel Pentium N3700
4C 4T @ 1.60 GHz
341 (46%)
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 Pentium N3700 Intel Pentium N3700
4C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
40 (36%)
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 Pentium N3700 Intel Pentium N3700
4C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
145 (55%)
Intel Core i5-5200U Intel Core i5-5200U
2C 4T @ 2.50 GHz
264 (100%)



Devices using this processor

Intel Pentium N3700 Intel Core i5-5200U
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