Intel Core i5-8250U vs AMD Mobile Sempron M100

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Intel Core i5-8250U
Intel Core i5-8250U
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  • Max video memory
  • Memory type
  • Memory clock speed
  • Maximum resolution
AMD Mobile Sempron M100
AMD Mobile Sempron M100
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  • Core clock speed
  • Max video memory
  • Memory type
  • Memory clock speed
  • Maximum resolution
Price now 31$
Games supported 90%

General info

Comparing Core i5-8250U and Mobile Sempron M100 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture, sales start time and price.

Place in performance rating11041106
Place by popularity57no data
Market segmentLaptopLaptop
SeriesIntel Core i5AMD Mobile Sempron
Architecture codenameKaby Lake Refresh (2017−2019)Caspian (2009)
Release date21 August 2017 (5 years ago)10 September 2009 (13 years ago)
Launch price (MSRP)$297no data
Current price$668 (2.2x MSRP)$31

Technical specs

Core i5-8250U and Mobile Sempron M100 basic parameters such as number of cores, number of threads, base frequency and turbo boost clock, lithography, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of CPU speed, though for more precise assessment you have to consider their test results.

Physical cores4 (Quad-Core)1 (Single-Core)
Threads81
Base clock speed1.6 GHzno data
Boost clock speed3.4 GHz2 GHz
Bus supportno data3200 MHz
L1 cache64K (per core)128 KB
L2 cache256K (per core)512 KB
L3 cache6 MB (shared)no data
Chip lithography14 nm40 nm
Die size123 mm2no data
Maximum core temperature100 °Cno data
Maximum case temperature (TCase)72 °Cno data
64 bit support++
Windows 11 compatibility+-
Unlocked multiplier-no data

Compatibility

Information on Core i5-8250U and Mobile Sempron M100 compatibility with other computer components: motherboard (look for socket type), power supply unit (look for power consumption) etc. Useful when planning a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one. Note that power consumption of some processors can well exceed their nominal TDP, even without overclocking. Some can even double their declared thermals given that the motherboard allows to tune the CPU power parameters.

Number of CPUs in a configuration1no data
SocketFC-BGA1356S
Thermal design power (TDP)15 Watt25 Watt

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Core i5-8250U and Mobile Sempron M100. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.

Instruction set extensionsIntel® SSE4.1, Intel® SSE4.2, Intel® AVX2AMD Virtualization, SSE, SSE2, SSE3, 3DNow, Enhanced Virus Protection, MMX
AES-NI+no data
AVX+no data
VirusProtectno data+
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)+no data
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)+no data
Speed Shift+no data
My WiFi+no data
Turbo Boost Technology2.0no data
Hyper-Threading Technology+no data
TSX-no data
Idle States+no data
Thermal Monitoring+no data
Flex Memory Access+no data
SIPP-no data
Smart Response+no data

Security technologies

Core i5-8250U and Mobile Sempron M100 technologies aimed at improving security, for example, by protecting against hacks.

TXT-no data
EDB+no data
Secure Key+no data
Identity Protection+no data
SGXYes with Intel® MEno data
OS Guard+no data

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Core i5-8250U and Mobile Sempron M100 are enumerated here.

AMD-V+no data
VT-d+no data
VT-x+no data
EPT+no data

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel quantity of RAM supported by Core i5-8250U and Mobile Sempron M100. Depending on the motherboards, higher memory frequencies may be supported.

Supported memory typesDDR4-2400, LPDDR3-2133no data
Maximum memory size32 GBno data
Max memory channels2no data
Maximum memory bandwidth37.5 GB/sno data
ECC memory support-no data

Graphics specifications

General parameters of integrated GPUs, if any.

Integrated graphics cardIntel UHD Graphics 620no data
Max video memory32 GBno data
Quick Sync Video+no data
Clear Video+no data
Clear Video HD+no data
Graphics max frequency1.1 GHzno data

Graphics interfaces

Available interfaces and connections of Core i5-8250U and Mobile Sempron M100 integrated GPUs.

Number of displays supported3no data
eDP+no data
DisplayPort+no data
HDMI+no data
DVI+no data

Graphics image quality

Maximum display resolutions supported by Core i5-8250U and Mobile Sempron M100 integrated GPUs, including resolutions over different interfaces.

4K resolution support+no data
Max resolution over HDMI 1.44096x2304@24Hzno data
Max resolution over eDP4096x2304@60Hzno data
Max resolution over DisplayPort4096x2304@60Hzno data

Graphics API support

APIs supported by Core i5-8250U and Mobile Sempron M100 integrated GPUs, sometimes API versions are included.

DirectX12no data
OpenGL4.4no data

Peripherals

Specifications and connection of peripherals supported by Core i5-8250U and Mobile Sempron M100.

PCIe version3.0no data
PCI Express lanes12no data

Benchmark performance

Various benchmark results of the processors in comparison. Overall score is measured in points in 0-100 range, higher is better.


Overall score

This is our combined benchmark performance rating. We are regularly improving our combining algorithms, but if you find some perceived inconsistencies, feel free to speak up in comments section, we usually fix problems quickly.

i5-8250U 6.11
+0.2%
Mobile Sempron M100 6.10
  • wPrime 32

wPrime 32M is a math multi-thread processor test, which calculates square roots of first 32 million integer numbers. Its result is measured in seconds, so that the less is benchmark result, the faster the processor.

Benchmark coverage: 19%

i5-8250U 8.06
+924%
Mobile Sempron M100 82.5

Gaming performance

Advantages and disadvantages


Performance rating 6.11 6.10
Recency 21 August 2017 10 September 2009
Boost clock speed 3400 2000
Base clock speed 1600 0
Chip lithography 14 nm 40 nm
Thermal design power (TDP) 15 Watt 25 Watt

Technical City couldn't decide between

Intel Core i5-8250U
Intel Core i5-8250U

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AMD Mobile Sempron M100
AMD Mobile Sempron M100

The differences in performance seem too small.


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Competitors of Core i5-8250U by AMD

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Core i5-8250U from AMD is Turion 64 X2 TL-62, which is nearly equal in speed and higher by 2 positions in our rating.

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Competitors of Mobile Sempron M100 by Intel

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Mobile Sempron M100 from Intel is Core i7-4860HQ, which is nearly equal in speed and lower by 1 position in our rating.

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