Intel Core i3-7020U vs Core i5-5200U

Intel Core i3-7020U
Intel Core i5-5200U

General info

Comparing Core i3-7020U and Core i5-5200U processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
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Type
Laptop
 
Laptop
Series
Intel Core i3
 
Intel Core i5
Architecture codename
Kaby Lake
 
Broadwell-U
Release date
30 August 2016
 
1 March 2015
Launch price (MSRP)
$281
 
$281

Technical specs

Core i3-7020U and Core i5-5200U quantitative parameters such as cores and threads number, clocks, manufacturing process, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of Core i3-7020U and Core i5-5200U performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider their test results.
Number of cores
2
 
2
Number of threads
4
 
4
Base frequency
no data
 
2.2 GHz
Maximum frequency
2.3 GHz
 
2.7 GHz
L1 cache
128 KB
 
64K (per core)
L2 cache
512 KB
 
256K (per core)
L3 cache
3 MB
 
3 MB (shared)
Manufacturing process technology
14 nm
 
14 nm
Die size
no data
 
82 mm2
Maximum core temperature
100 °C
 
105 °C
Maximum case temperature (TCase)
no data
 
105 °C
Transistor count
no data
 
1300 Million
64 bit support
+
 
+

Compatibility

Information on Core i3-7020U and Core i5-5200U compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one.
Max number of CPUs in a configuration
1
 
1
Socket
FC-BGA1356, FCBGA1356
 
FCBGA1168
Power consumption (TDP)
15 Watt
 
15 Watt

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Core i3-7020U and Core i5-5200U. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.
Instruction set extensions
Intel® SSE4.1, Intel® SSE4.2, Intel® AVX2
 
Intel® SSE4.1, Intel® SSE4.2, Intel® AVX2
AES-NI
+
 
+
AVX
+
 
+
vPro
-
 
no data
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)
+
 
+
Speed Shift
+
 
no data
My WiFi
+
 
no data
Turbo Boost
-
 
2.0
Hyper-Threading
+
 
+
Idle States
+
 
+
Thermal Monitoring
+
 
+
Flex Memory Access
+
 
+
Smart Response
+
 
+
FDI
no data
 
+
Fast Memory Access
no data
 
+

Security technologies

Core i3-7020U and Core i5-5200U technologies aimed at raising security, for example, by protecting against hacks.
TXT
-
 
no data
EDB
+
 
+
Secure Key
+
 
+
MPX
+
 
-
Identity Protection
+
 
+
SGX
Yes with Intel® ME
 
no data
OS Guard
+
 
+

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Core i3-7020U and Core i5-5200U are enumerated here.
AMD-V
+
 
+
VT-d
+
 
+
VT-x
+
 
+
EPT
+
 
+

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Core i3-7020U and Core i5-5200U.
Supported memory types
DDR4-2133, LPDDR3-1866, DDR3L-1600
 
DDR3L-1333, DDR3L-1600, LPDDR3-1333, LPDDR3-1600
Maximum memory size
32 GB
 
16 GB
Max memory channels
2
 
2
Maximum memory bandwidth
34.1 GB/s
 
25.6 GB/s

Graphics specifications

General parameters of GPUs integrated into Core i3-7020U and Core i5-5200U.
Max video memory
32 GB
 
16 GB
Quick Sync
+
 
+
Clear Video
+
 
+
Clear Video HD
+
 
+
Graphics max frequency
1 GHz
 
900 MHz
InTru 3D
+
 
+

Graphics interfaces

Available interfaces and connections of Core i3-7020U and Core i5-5200U integrated GPUs.
Number of displays supported
3
 
3
eDP
+
 
+
DisplayPort
+
 
+
HDMI
+
 
+
DVI
+
 
no data

Graphics image quality

Maximum display resolutions supported by Core i3-7020U and Core i5-5200U integrated GPUs, including resolutions over different interfaces.
4K resolution support
+
 
no data
Max resolution over HDMI 1.4
4096x2304@24Hz
 
2560X1600@60Hz
Max resolution over eDP
4096x2304@60Hz
 
no data
Max resolution over DisplayPort
4096x2304@60Hz
 
3840x2160@60Hz

Graphics API support

APIs supported by Core i3-7020U and Core i5-5200U integrated GPUs, sometimes API versions are included.
DirectX
12
 
11.2/12
OpenGL
4.5
 
4.3

Peripherals

Specifications and connection of peripherals supported by Core i3-7020U and Core i5-5200U.
PCIe revision
3.0
 
2.0
Max number of PCIe lanes
12
 
12

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Core i3-7020U and Core i5-5200U. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

i3-7020U 3.18 +1%
i5-5200U 3.15

Cinebench 10 32-bit single-core

i3-7020U 3588
i5-5200U 4136 +15.3%

Cinebench 10 32-bit multi-core

i3-7020U 8083
i5-5200U 8641 +6.9%

Cinebench 15 64-bit single-core

i3-7020U 93
i5-5200U 108 +16.1%

Cinebench 15 64-bit multi-core

i3-7020U 227
i5-5200U 259 +14.1%

WinRAR 4.0

i3-7020U 1920
i5-5200U 2327 +21.2%

x264 encoding pass 1

i3-7020U 80
i5-5200U 85 +6.3%

x264 encoding pass 2

i3-7020U 16
i5-5200U 16 +0%

TrueCrypt AES

i3-7020U 1
i5-5200U 2 +7.1%

Geekbench 3 32-bit single-core

i3-7020U 2221
i5-5200U 2487 +12%

Geekbench 3 32-bit multi-core

i3-7020U 4821
i5-5200U 4993 +3.6%

Passmark

i3-7020U 2584 +1%
i5-5200U 2558

Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of Core i3-7020U and Core i5-5200U. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
no data
 
15 Mh/s

Gaming performance

Let's see how good Core i3-7020U and Core i5-5200U are for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Advantages of Intel Core i3-7020U

1% faster in synthetic tests
Much newer (30 August 2016 vs 1 March 2015)
AES (Advanced Encryption Standard instructions set - hardware acceleration of AES encryption and decryption. Speeds up encryption software, e.g. Veracrypt)
x86-64 (a general name for 64-bit extension of x86 instruction set. There are AMD64 and Intel 64 versions that differ very little)
MemoryProtectionExtensionsVersion

Advantages of Intel Core i5-5200U

We are unaware of any advantages of Intel Core i5-5200U over Intel Core i3-7020U.

So, Core i3-7020U or Core i5-5200U?

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