Intel Pentium 3825U vs Intel Pentium 3805U

Intel Pentium 3825U

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The Intel Pentium 3825U is an entry-level, ULV (ultra low voltage) dual-core processor based on the Broadwell architecture, which has been launched in March 2015. In addition to two CPU cores clocked at 1.9 GHz (no Turbo), the chip also integrates an HD Graphics GPU and a dual-channel DDR3(L)-1600 memory controller. The CPU is manufactured in a 14 nm process with FinFET transistors.

The 3825U is the first Pentium CPU to support Hyper-Threading.

Architecture

Broadwell represents the "Tick" in Intel's Tick-Tock model, which means a shrink of its predecessor Haswell. The new 14 nm manufacturing process with three-dimensional FinFET transistors allows not only improvements in energy efficiency, but also a significantly smaller die size fit for more compact packages and devices.

Further advantages result from the revised microarchitecture of Broadwell. Due to its improved branch prediction, bigger buffer sizes (1500 instead of 1000 entries in the L2 TLB) and other tweaks, the performance per clock has been increased by more than 5 percent over its predecessor. There are also some new instruction set extensions designed for cryptographic applications.

Performance

Thanks to Hyper-Threading, the Pentium 3825U is about 20 - 25 percent faster in multi-thread applications than the identically clocked 3805U (same single-thread performance). Overall, the 3825U matches the Haswell-based Core i3-4158U or i3-4120U. Thus, the CPU has sufficient power for office and multimedia purposes as well as multitasking.

Graphics

The integrated HD Graphics (Broadwell) offers 12 Execution Units (EUs) clocked at 100 - 850 MHz. Similar to the CPU core, the GPU architecture (Intel Gen 8) has been thoroughly revised for improved performance-per-clock. We expect the HD Graphics (Broadwell) to beat the HD Graphics (Haswell) (10 EUs) as well as the HD Graphics 4200 (20 EUs), both part of the Haswell generation. Nevertheless, most games as of 2015 should be playable only in very low settings.

Broadwell is the first Intel chip to fully support DirectX 11.2 as well as OpenCL 1.3/2.0 and OpenGL 4.3. Video will output natively via DisplayPort 1.2 or HDMI 1.4a. However, the new HDMI 2.0 standard is not officially supported.

Power Consumption

The Pentium 3825U is rated at a TDP of 15 W (10 W cTDP Down) including the graphics card, memory controller, VRMs and the integrated chipset. Therefore, the CPU is suited even for small subnotebooks 11-inches and greater.

Intel Pentium 3805U

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The Intel Pentium 3805U is an entry-level, ULV (ultra low voltage) dual-core processor based on the Broadwell architecture, which has been launched in January 2015. In addition to two CPU cores clocked at 1.9 GHz (no Turbo or Hyper-Threading), the chip also integrates an HD Graphics GPU and a dual-channel DDR3(L)-1600 memory controller. The CPU is manufactured in a 14 nm process with FinFET transistors.

Architecture

Broadwell represents the "Tick" in Intel's Tick-Tock model, which means a shrink of its predecessor Haswell. The new 14 nm manufacturing process with three-dimensional FinFET transistors allows not only improvements in energy efficiency, but also a significantly smaller die size fit for more compact packages and devices.

Further advantages result from the revised microarchitecture of Broadwell. Due to its improved branch prediction, bigger buffer sizes (1500 instead of 1000 entries in the L2 TLB) and other tweaks, the performance per clock has been increased by more than 5 percent over its predecessor. There are also some new instruction set extensions designed for cryptographic applications.

Performance

Thanks to its improved architecture and the slightly higher clock rate, the Pentium 3805U should end up 15 - 20 percent faster than the Pentium 3556U (1.7 GHz, Haswell). Thus, the CPU has sufficient power for office and multimedia purposes as well as most applications.

Graphics

The integrated HD Graphics (Broadwell) offers 12 Execution Units (EUs) clocked at 100 - 800 MHz. Similar to the CPU core, the GPU architecture (Intel Gen 8) has been thoroughly revised for improved performance-per-clock. We expect the HD Graphics (Broadwell) to beat the HD Graphics (Haswell) (10 EUs) as well as the HD Graphics 4200 (20 EUs), both part of the Haswell generation. Nevertheless, most games as of 2015 should be playable only in very low settings.

Broadwell is the first Intel chip to fully support DirectX 11.2 as well as OpenCL 1.3/2.0 and OpenGL 4.3. Video will output natively via DisplayPort 1.2 or HDMI 1.4a. However, the new HDMI 2.0 standard is not officially supported.

Power Consumption

The Pentium 3805U is rated at a TDP of 15 W (10 W cTDP Down) including the graphics card, memory controller, VRMs and the integrated chipset. Therefore, the CPU is suited even for small subnotebooks 11-inches and greater.

Intel Pentium 3825UIntel Pentium 3805U
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» Intel Pentium 3825U1900 MHz2 / 42 MB
Intel Pentium 3805U1900 MHz2 / 22 MB
Intel Pentium 3825U1900 MHz2 / 42 MB
» Intel Pentium 3805U1900 MHz2 / 22 MB
1900 MHz1900 MHz
128 KB128 KB
512 KB512 KB
2 MB2 MB
2 / 42 / 2
15 15
1300 1300
14 14
82 mm282 mm2
105 °C105 °C
BGABGA
AVX, AES-NI, DDR3(L)-1600 Memory Controller, Virtualization, Wireless Display, Quick SyncDDR3(L)-1600 Memory Controller, Virtualization, Wireless Display, Quick Sync
iGPUIntel HD Graphics (Broadwell) (100 - 850 MHz)Intel HD Graphics (Broadwell) (100 - 800 MHz)
$161 U.S.$161 U.S.
Intel Pentium 3825U

Cinebench R15 - Cinebench R15 CPU Multi 64 Bit
190 Points (4%)
190 Points (4%)
Cinebench R15 - Cinebench R15 CPU Single 64 Bit
77 Points (33%)
77 Points (33%)
Cinebench R11.5 - Cinebench R11.5 CPU Multi 64 Bit
2.1 Points (5%)
1.8 Points (4%)
Cinebench R11.5 - Cinebench R11.5 CPU Single 64 Bit
0.9 Points (35%)
0.9 Points (35%)
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Single (32bit)
2951 (30%)
2951 (30%)
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Multi (32bit)
6537 (11%)
6537 (11%)
wPrime 2.10 - wPrime 2.0 1024m *
804 s (10%)
804.1 s (10%)
wPrime 2.10 - wPrime 2.0 32m *
25.4 s (5%)
25.4 s (5%)
WinRAR - WinRAR 4.0
1782 (18%)
1782 (18%)
X264 HD Benchmark 4.0 - x264 Pass 2
12 fps (7%)
12 fps (7%)
X264 HD Benchmark 4.0 - x264 Pass 1
62.5 fps (22%)
62.5 fps (22%)
TrueCrypt - TrueCrypt Serpent
0.1 GB/s (0%)
0.1 GB/s (0%)
TrueCrypt - TrueCrypt Twofish
0.2 GB/s (0%)
0.2 GB/s (0%)
TrueCrypt - TrueCrypt AES
0.2 GB/s (0%)
0.2 GB/s (0%)
3DMark 06 - CPU - 3DMark 06 - CPU
2594 Points (17%)
2594 Points (17%)
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 1M - Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 1M *
20.6 s (4%)
20.6 s (4%)
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 2M - Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 2M *
45.5 s (2%)
45.5 s (2%)
Super Pi Mod 1.5 XS 32M - Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 32M *
1003 s (4%)
1003.4 s (4%)
3DMark Vantage - 3DM Vant. Perf. CPU no Physx
7017 Points (10%)
7017 Points (10%)
3DMark 11 - 3DM11 Performance Physics
2440 Points (11%)
2440 Points (11%)
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Physics
26073 Points (17%)
26073 Points (17%)
3DMark - 3DMark Cloud Gate Physics
2210 Points (6%)
2210 Points (6%)
3DMark - 3DMark Fire Strike Standard Physics
3130 Points (10%)
3130 Points (10%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Stream
4172 Points (34%)
4172 Points (34%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Memory
3627 Points (33%)
3627 Points (33%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Floating Point
4195 Points (8%)
4195 Points (8%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Integer
3965 Points (8%)
3965 Points (8%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Total Score
3998 Points (10%)
3998 Points (10%)
Geekbench 3 - Geekbench 3 32 Bit Multi-Core
3540 (6%)
3540 (6%)
Geekbench 3 - Geekbench 3 32 Bit Single-Core
1602 (33%)
1602 (33%)
Mozilla Kraken 1.1 - Kraken 1.1 Total Score *
2332 ms (4%)
2331.6 ms (4%)
Sunspider - Sunspider 1.0 Total Score *
194 ms (2%)
193.6 ms (2%)
Octane V2 - Octane V2 Total Score
13517 Points (23%)
13517 Points (23%)

Average Benchmarks Intel Pentium 3825U → 100% n=33

Average Benchmarks Intel Pentium 3805U → 99% n=33

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* Smaller numbers mean a higher performance
1 This benchmark is not used for the average calculation

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