Intel Core i5-4300Y vs Core i5-4200Y

Intel Core i5-4300Y
Intel Core i5-4200Y

General info

Comparing Core i5-4300Y and Core i5-4200Y processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
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Type
Laptop
 
Laptop
Series
Intel Core i5
 
Intel Core i5
Architecture codename
Haswell
 
Haswell
Release date
1 September 2013
 
4 June 2013
Launch price (MSRP)
$281
 
$297

Technical specs

Core i5-4300Y and Core i5-4200Y quantitative parameters such as cores and threads number, clocks, manufacturing process, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of Core i5-4300Y and Core i5-4200Y 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
 
1.4 GHz
Maximum frequency
2.3 GHz
 
1.9 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
22 nm
 
22 nm
Die size
no data
 
118 mm2
Maximum core temperature
100 °C
 
100 °C
Transistor count
no data
 
1,400 million
64 bit support
+
 
+

Compatibility

Information on Core i5-4300Y and Core i5-4200Y 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
FCBGA1168
 
FCBGA1168
Power consumption (TDP)
11.5 Watt
 
12 Watt

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Core i5-4300Y and Core i5-4200Y. 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
+
 
-
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)
+
 
+
Turbo Boost
2.0
 
2.0
Hyper-Threading
+
 
+
Idle States
+
 
+
Thermal Monitoring
+
 
+
SIPP
+
 
-
Smart Response
+
 
no data
GPIO
+
 
+
Smart Connect
+
 
+
FDI
-
 
-
AMT
9.5
 
9.5
Matrix Storage
-
 
-
HD Audio
+
 
+
RST
+
 
+

Security technologies

Core i5-4300Y and Core i5-4200Y technologies aimed at raising security, for example, by protecting against hacks.
TXT
+
 
+
EDB
+
 
+
Secure Key
+
 
+
Identity Protection
+
 
+
Anti-Theft
+
 
+

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Core i5-4300Y and Core i5-4200Y are enumerated here.
AMD-V
+
 
+
VT-d
+
 
+
VT-x
+
 
+
EPT
+
 
+

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Core i5-4300Y and Core i5-4200Y.
Supported memory types
DDR3L-1333, DDR3L-1600, LPDDR3-1333, LPDDR3-1600
 
DDR3L-1333, DDR3L-1600, LPDDR3-1333, LPDDR3-1600
Maximum memory size
16 GB
 
16 GB
Max memory channels
2
 
2
Maximum memory bandwidth
25.6 GB/s
 
25.6 GB/s

Graphics specifications

General parameters of GPUs integrated into Core i5-4300Y and Core i5-4200Y.
Max video memory
2 GB
 
2 GB
Quick Sync
+
 
+
Clear Video HD
+
 
+
Graphics max frequency
850 MHz
 
850 MHz
InTru 3D
+
 
+

Graphics interfaces

Available interfaces and connections of Core i5-4300Y and Core i5-4200Y integrated GPUs.
Number of displays supported
3
 
3
eDP
+
 
+
DisplayPort
+
 
+
HDMI
+
 
+

Graphics image quality

Maximum display resolutions supported by Core i5-4300Y and Core i5-4200Y integrated GPUs, including resolutions over different interfaces.
Max resolution over HDMI 1.4
2560x1600@60Hz
 
2560x1600@60Hz
Max resolution over DisplayPort
2560x1600@60Hz
 
2560x1600@60Hz

Graphics API support

APIs supported by Core i5-4300Y and Core i5-4200Y integrated GPUs, sometimes API versions are included.
DirectX
11.2/12
 
11.2/12
OpenGL
4.3
 
4.3

Peripherals

Specifications and connection of peripherals supported by Core i5-4300Y and Core i5-4200Y.
PCIe revision
2.0
 
2.0
Max number of PCIe lanes
12
 
12
PCI support
-
 
-
USB revision
3.0
 
3.0
Total number of SATA ports
4
 
4
Max number of SATA 6 Gb/s Ports
4
 
4
Integrated IDE
-
 
-
Number of USB ports
4
 
4
Integrated LAN
-
 
-
UART
+
 
+

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Core i5-4300Y and Core i5-4200Y. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

i5-4300Y 1.97 +0.5%
i5-4200Y 1.96

Passmark

i5-4300Y 1602 +0.8%
i5-4200Y 1590

Gaming performance

Let's see how good Core i5-4300Y and Core i5-4200Y are for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Advantages of Intel Core i5-4300Y

0.5% faster in synthetic tests
Somewhat newer (1 September 2013 vs 4 June 2013)
Cheaper ($281 vs $297)
Less power hungry (11 vs 12 watts)
vPro (a marketing umbrella term for several Intel technologies: AMT, TXT, EDB, VT, Anti-Theft and some others)
SIPP

Advantages of Intel Core i5-4200Y

MMX (MultiMedia Extensions - the very first (1996) SIMD instruction expansion for Intel desktop CPUs, works with 64-bit registers)
SSE (Streaming SIMD Instructions - a SIMD instruction extension working with 128-bit registers)
Intel 64 (64-bit Intel CPU architecture. Almost identical to AMD64, except small and rarely used nuances)
TXT (Trusted Execution Technology - protects the system against viruses and rootkits residing in BIOS or in a boot sector)

So, Core i5-4300Y or Core i5-4200Y?

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