Intel Pentium N4200 vs Intel Core i3-5005U

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Intel Pentium N4200 CPU1 vs CPU2 Intel Core i3-5005U
Intel Pentium N4200 Intel Core i3-5005U

CPU comparison

Intel Pentium N4200 or Intel Core i3-5005U - 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 N4200 has 4 cores with 4 threads and clocks with a maximum frequency of 2.50 GHz. Up to 8 GB of memory is supported in 2 memory channels. The Intel Pentium N4200 was released in Q3/2016.

The Intel Core i3-5005U has 2 cores with 4 threads and clocks with a maximum frequency of 2.00 GHz. The CPU supports up to 16 GB of memory in 2 memory channels. The Intel Core i3-5005U was released in Q1/2015.
Intel Pentium (150) Family Intel Core i3 (205)
Intel Pentium J4000/N4000 (2) CPU group Intel Core i 5000U (16)
8 Generation 5
Apollo Lake Architecture Broadwell U
Mobile Segment Mobile
-- Predecessor Intel Core i3-4005U
-- Successor --

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

The Intel Pentium N4200 is a 4 core processor with a clock frequency of 1.10 GHz (2.50 GHz). The Intel Core i3-5005U has 2 CPU cores with a clock frequency of 2.00 GHz.

Intel Pentium N4200 Characteristic Intel Core i3-5005U
4 Cores 2
4 Threads 4
normal Core architecture normal
No Hyperthreading Yes
No Overclocking ? No
1.10 GHz Frequency 2.00 GHz
2.50 GHz Turbo Frequency (1 Core) --
2.50 GHz 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.

Intel Pentium N4200 Characteristic Intel Core i3-5005U
-- AI hardware --
-- AI specifications --
-- NPU + CPU + iGPU --

Integrated graphics (iGPU)

The integrated graphics unit of a processor is not only responsible for the pure image output on the system, but can also significantly increase the efficiency of the system with the support of modern video codecs.

Intel HD Graphics 505 GPU Intel HD Graphics 5500
0.20 GHz GPU frequency 0.30 GHz
0.75 GHz GPU (Turbo) 0.85 GHz
9 GPU Generation 8
14 nm Technology 14 nm
3 Max. displays 3
18 Compute units 24
144 Shader 192
No Hardware Raytracing No
No Frame Generation No
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.

Intel HD Graphics 505 GPU Intel HD Graphics 5500
Decode / Encode Codec h265 / HEVC (8 bit) No
Decode Codec h265 / HEVC (10 bit) No
Decode / Encode Codec h264 Decode / Encode
Decode Codec VP9 No
Decode / Encode Codec VP8 Decode
No Codec AV1 No
Decode / Encode Codec AVC Decode / Encode
Decode Codec VC-1 Decode
Decode / Encode Codec JPEG Decode

Memory & PCIe

The Intel Pentium N4200 supports a maximum of 8 GB of memory in 2 memory channels. The Intel Core i3-5005U can connect up to 16 GB of memory in 2 memory channels.

Intel Pentium N4200 Characteristic Intel Core i3-5005U
LPDDR3-1866, DDR4-2400, DDR3-1866 Memory DDR3-1600
8 GB Max. Memory 16 GB
2 (Dual Channel) Memory channels 2 (Dual Channel)
38.4 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
6 PCIe lanes 12
3.0 GB/s PCIe Bandwidth 6.0 GB/s

Thermal Management

The TDP (Thermal Design Power) of a processor specifies the required cooling solution. The Intel Pentium N4200 has a TDP of 6 W, that of the Intel Core i3-5005U is 15 W.

Intel Pentium N4200 Characteristic Intel Core i3-5005U
6 W TDP (PL1 / PBP) 15 W
-- TDP (PL2) --
-- TDP up --
4 W TDP down 10 W
105 °C Tjunction max. 105 °C

Technical details

The Intel Pentium N4200 has a 2.00 MB cache, while the Intel Core i3-5005U cache has a total of 3.00 MB.

Intel Pentium N4200 Characteristic Intel Core i3-5005U
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 1296 Socket BGA 1168
VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d Virtualization VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d
Yes AES-NI Yes
Windows 10, Windows 11, Linux Operating systems Windows 10, Linux
Q3/2016 Release date Q1/2015
56 $ Release price --
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Average performance in benchmarks

⌀ Single core performance in 3 CPU benchmarks
Intel Pentium N4200 (57%)
Intel Core i3-5005U (100%)
⌀ Multi core performance in 5 CPU benchmarks
Intel Pentium N4200 (89%)
Intel Core i3-5005U (97%)

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 N4200 Intel Pentium N4200
4C 4T @ 2.50 GHz
326 (65%)
Intel Core i3-5005U Intel Core i3-5005U
2C 4T @ 2.00 GHz
505 (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 N4200 Intel Pentium N4200
4C 4T @ 2.50 GHz
1164 (100%)
Intel Core i3-5005U Intel Core i3-5005U
2C 4T @ 2.00 GHz
1082 (93%)

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 N4200 Intel Pentium N4200
4C 4T @ 2.50 GHz
290 (46%)
Intel Core i3-5005U Intel Core i3-5005U
2C 4T @ 2.00 GHz
630 (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 N4200 Intel Pentium N4200
4C 4T @ 2.50 GHz
682 (57%)
Intel Core i3-5005U Intel Core i3-5005U
2C 4T @ 2.00 GHz
1197 (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 N4200 Intel Pentium N4200
Intel HD Graphics 505 @ 0.75 GHz
216 (66%)
Intel Core i3-5005U Intel Core i3-5005U
Intel HD Graphics 5500 @ 0.85 GHz
326 (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 N4200 Intel Pentium N4200
4C 4T @ 2.50 GHz
2148 (100%)
Intel Core i3-5005U Intel Core i3-5005U
2C 4T @ 2.00 GHz
2025 (94%)

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 N4200 Intel Pentium N4200
4C 4T @ 1.10 GHz
624 (100%)
Intel Core i3-5005U Intel Core i3-5005U
2C 4T @ 2.00 GHz
596 (96%)

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 N4200 Intel Pentium N4200
4C 4T @ 2.50 GHz
50 (61%)
Intel Core i3-5005U Intel Core i3-5005U
2C 4T @ 2.00 GHz
82 (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 N4200 Intel Pentium N4200
4C 4T @ 2.50 GHz
182 (87%)
Intel Core i3-5005U Intel Core i3-5005U
2C 4T @ 2.00 GHz
210 (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 N4200 Intel Pentium N4200
4C 4T @ 2.50 GHz
113 (100%)
Intel Core i3-5005U Intel Core i3-5005U
2C 4T @ 2.00 GHz
0 (0%)

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 N4200 Intel Pentium N4200
4C 4T @ 2.50 GHz
371 (100%)
Intel Core i3-5005U Intel Core i3-5005U
2C 4T @ 2.00 GHz
0 (0%)

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 N4200 Intel Pentium N4200
4C 4T @ 2.50 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Core i3-5005U Intel Core i3-5005U
2C 4T @ 2.00 GHz
197 (100%)

Devices using this processor

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