Intel Core i3-4030Y vs Intel Core i3-4012Y vs Intel Core i3-4010U

Intel Core i3-4030Y

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The Intel Core i3-4030Y is an ULV (ultra low voltage) dual-core processor for ultrabooks and tablets which has been presented in Q2/2014. It is based on the Haswell architecture and manufactured in 22nm. Due to Hyperthreading, the two cores can handle up to four threads in parallel, leading to better utilization of the CPU. Each core offers a base speed of 1.6 GHz (no Turbo Boost support).

Haswell is the successor to the Ivy Bridge architecture with improvements on both GPU and CPU performance. The CPUs are produced in 22nm and offer an optimized branch prediction as well as additional execution ports, improving the performance per clock by almost 10 percent. Furthermore, new features like AVX2 and FMA should increase the performance in future applications.

The performance of the Core i3-4030Y is just slightly below the Ivy Bridge based Core i3-3217U (17 W TDP). However, when using new instructions such as AVX2, the performance can be significantly better. Thus, the CPU has sufficient power for office and multimedia purposes as well as most applications.

The integrated HD Graphics 4200 offers 20 Execution Units (EUs) clocked at 200 - 850 MHz (with Turbo Boost), making it somewhat faster than the former HD Graphics 4000 (at similar clocks). However, the HD 4200 is clearly slower than the HD 4400 of other ULV models (with a higher TDP).

The i3-4020Y is rated at a TDP of 11.5 watts (SDP 6 watts) including graphics card, memory controller, VRMs and the integrated chipset.  Therefore, the CPU is suited for very small ultrabooks or tablets.

Intel Core i3-4012Y

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The Intel Core i3-4012Y is an ULV (ultra low voltage) dual-core processor for ultrabooks and tablets which has been presented in Q3/2013. It is based on the Haswell architecture and manufactured in 22nm. Due to Hyperthreading, the two cores can handle up to four threads in parallel, leading to better utilization of the CPU. Each core offers a base speed of 1.5 GHz (no Turbo Boost support). Compared to the very similar Core i3-4020Y, the typical power comsuption (SDP) of the 4012Y is even lower.

Architecture

Haswell is the successor to the Ivy Bridge architecture with improvements on both GPU and CPU performance. The CPUs are produced in 22nm and offer an optimized branch prediction as well as additional execution ports, improving the performance per clock by almost 10 percent. Furthermore, new features like AVX2 and FMA should increase the performance in future applications.

Performance

The performance of the Core i3-4012Y is about 10 - 15 percent higher compared to the Ivy Bridge based Core i3-3229Y. However, performance and clock rates can be limited by the cooling capacity of very mobile devices. Overall, the CPU has sufficient power for office and multimedia purposes as well as most applications.

Graphics

The integrated HD Graphics 4200 offers 20 Execution Units (EUs) clocked at 200 - 850 MHz (with Turbo Boost), making it somewhat faster than the former HD Graphics 4000 (at similar clocks). However, the HD 4200 is significantly slower than the HD 5000 of other ULV models (with a higher TDP).

Power consumption

The i3-4012Y is rated at a TDP of 11.5 watts (SDP 4.5 watts) including graphics card, memory controller, VRMs and the integrated chipset.  Therefore, the CPU is suited for very small ultrabooks or tablets.

Intel Core i3-4010U

► remove Intel 4010U

The Intel Core i3-4010U is an ULV (ultra low voltage) dual-core processor for ultrabooks launched in Q2 2013. It is based on the Haswell architecture and is manufactured in 22nm. Due to Hyper-Treading, the two cores can handle up to four threads in parallel, leading to better utilization of the CPU. Each core offers a base speed of 1.7 GHz and includes no Turbo Boost support.

Haswell is the successor to the Ivy Bridge architecture with improvements on both GPU and CPU performance. The CPUs are produced in 22nm and offer an optimized branch prediction as well as additional execution ports, improving the performance per clock by almost 10 percent. Furthermore, new features like AVX2 and FMA should increase the performance in future applications.

The performance of the Core i3-4010U is slightly above the old and slightly higher clocked Core i3-3217U. However, when using new instruction sets such as AVX2 the performance can be significantly better. Thus, the CPU has sufficient power for office and multimedia purposes as well as most applications.

The integrated HD Graphics 4400 offers 20 Execution Units (EUs) clocked at 200 - 1000 MHz with Turbo Boost, making it somewhat faster than the former HD Graphics 4000 at similar clock speeds. However, the HD 4400 is a bit slower than the HD 5000 found on a number of other ULV models.

The Core i3-4010U is rated at a TDP of 15 W including the graphics card, memory controller, VRMs and the integrated chipset. Therefore, the CPU is suited for small ultrabooks 11-inches or greater.

Intel Core i3-4030YIntel Core i3-4012YIntel Core i3-4010U
Intel Core i3Intel Core i3Intel Core i3
HaswellHaswellHaswell
: Core i3 Haswell
Intel Core i3-4110M2.6 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i3-4100M2.5 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i3-4000M2.4 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i3-4100E2.4 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i3-4158U2 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i3-4120U2 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i3-4030U1.9 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i3-4025U1.9 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i3-4100U1.8 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i3-4010U1.7 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i3-4005U1.7 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i3-4102E1.6 GHz2 / 43 MB
» Intel Core i3-4030Y1.6 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i3-4020Y1.5 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i3-4012Y1.5 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i3-4010Y1.3 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i3-4110M2.6 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i3-4100M2.5 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i3-4000M2.4 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i3-4100E2.4 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i3-4158U2 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i3-4120U2 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i3-4030U1.9 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i3-4025U1.9 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i3-4100U1.8 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i3-4010U1.7 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i3-4005U1.7 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i3-4102E1.6 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i3-4030Y1.6 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i3-4020Y1.5 GHz2 / 43 MB
» Intel Core i3-4012Y1.5 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i3-4010Y1.3 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i3-4110M2.6 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i3-4100M2.5 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i3-4000M2.4 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i3-4100E2.4 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i3-4158U2 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i3-4120U2 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i3-4030U1.9 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i3-4025U1.9 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i3-4100U1.8 GHz2 / 43 MB
» Intel Core i3-4010U1.7 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i3-4005U1.7 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i3-4102E1.6 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i3-4030Y1.6 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i3-4020Y1.5 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i3-4012Y1.5 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i3-4010Y1.3 GHz2 / 43 MB
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HD Graphics 4200 (200 - 850 MHz), DDR3(L)-1600 Memory Controller, HyperThreading, AVX, AVX2, Quick Sync, Virtualization, AES-NIHD Graphics 4200 (200 - 850 MHz), DDR3(L)-1600 Memory Controller, HyperThreading, AVX, AVX2, Quick Sync, Virtualization, AES-NIHD Graphics 4400 (200 - 1000 MHz), DDR3(L)-1600 Memory Controller, HyperThreading, AVX, AVX2, Quick Sync, Virtualization, AES-NI
iGPUIntel HD Graphics 4200 (200 - 850 MHz)Intel HD Graphics 4200 (200 - 850 MHz)Intel HD Graphics 4400 (200 - 1000 MHz)
Architecturex86x86x86
$281 U.S.$281 U.S.
Intel Core i3 4012YIntel Core i3 4010U

Cinebench R15 - Cinebench R15 CPU Multi 64 Bit
100%
1 4012Y +
min: 93     avg: 131     median: 150 (3%)     max: 151 Points
114%
1 4010U +
min: 163     avg: 170     median: 170.5 (4%)     max: 173 Points
Cinebench R15 - Cinebench R15 CPU Single 64 Bit
100%
1 4012Y +
min: 59     avg: 59.7     median: 60 (22%)     max: 60 Points
112%
1 4010U +
min: 59     avg: 65.5     median: 67 (25%)     max: 68 Points
Cinebench R11.5 - Cinebench R11.5 CPU Multi 64 Bit
100%
1 4012Y +
min: 1.06     avg: 1.4     median: 1.4 (3%)     max: 1.63 Points
133%
1 4010U +
min: 1.76     avg: 1.8     median: 1.8 (4%)     max: 1.87 Points
Cinebench R11.5 - Cinebench R11.5 CPU Single 64 Bit
100%
1 4012Y +
min: 0.64     avg: 0.7     median: 0.7 (21%)     max: 0.68 Points
113%
1 4010U +
min: 0.69     avg: 0.7     median: 0.8 (24%)     max: 0.77 Points
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Single (32bit)
100%
1 4012Y +
min: 1921     avg: 2108     median: 2173 (19%)     max: 2229
114%
1 4010U +
min: 2345     avg: 2461     median: 2469 (22%)     max: 2548
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Multi (32bit)
100%
1 4012Y +
min: 3382     avg: 4445     median: 4967 (8%)     max: 4985
112%
1 4010U +
min: 5194     avg: 5536     median: 5584 (9%)     max: 5786
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Multi (64bit)
100%
1 4012Y +
4380 Points (4%)
167%
1 4010U +
min: 5629     avg: 6930     median: 7328 (7%)     max: 7434 Points
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Single (64bit)
100%
1 4012Y +
2951 Points (22%)
113%
1 4010U +
min: 2529     avg: 3137     median: 3328 (25%)     max: 3361 Points
wPrime 2.10 - wPrime 2.0 1024m *
100%
1 4012Y +
1591 s (19%)
109%
1 4010U +
1000 s (12%)
wPrime 2.10 - wPrime 2.0 32m *
100%
1 4012Y +
41.5 s (8%)
102%
1 4010U +
32.6 s (7%)
WinRAR - WinRAR 4.0
100%
1 4012Y +
1400 (9%)
X264 HD Benchmark 4.0 - x264 Pass 2
100%
1 4012Y +
6.1 fps (3%)
X264 HD Benchmark 4.0 - x264 Pass 1
100%
1 4012Y +
35.7 fps (11%)
TrueCrypt - TrueCrypt Serpent
100%
1 4012Y +
0.1 GB/s (0%)
TrueCrypt - TrueCrypt Twofish
100%
1 4012Y +
0.1 GB/s (0%)
TrueCrypt - TrueCrypt AES
100%
1 4012Y +
0.9 GB/s (0%)
3DMark 06 - CPU - 3DMark 06 - CPU
100%
1 4012Y +
1375 Points (8%)
166%
1 4010U +
min: 2266     avg: 2280     median: 2279.5 (13%)     max: 2293 Points
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 1M - Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 1M *
100%
1 4012Y +
24.9 s (5%)
101%
1 4010U +
22 s (5%)
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 2M - Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 2M *
100%
1 4012Y +
54.7 s (2%)
100%
1 4010U +
48.7 s (2%)
Super Pi Mod 1.5 XS 32M - Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 32M *
100%
1 4012Y +
1219 s (5%)
101%
1 4010U +
1081 s (5%)
SiSoft Sandra Dhrystone (MIPS) - SiSoft Sandra Dhrystone (MIPS)
100%
1 4012Y +
17690 MIPS (8%)
149%
1 4010U +
26370 MIPS (13%)
SiSoft Sandra Whetstone (MFLOPS) - SiSoft Sandra Whetstone (MFLOPS)
100%
1 4012Y +
14760 MFLOPS (11%)
123%
1 4010U +
18150 MFLOPS (14%)
3DMark Vantage - 3DM Vant. Perf. CPU no Physx
100%
1 4010U +
min: 6012     avg: 6082     median: 6081.5 (7%)     max: 6151 Points
3DMark 11 - 3DM11 Performance Physics
100%
1 4012Y +
min: 1313     avg: 1883     median: 2159 (9%)     max: 2176 Points
108%
1 4010U +
min: 2129     avg: 2371     median: 2340 (10%)     max: 2569 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Physics
100%
1 4012Y +
min: 11350     avg: 13943     median: 12052 (8%)     max: 18426 Points
166%
1 4010U +
min: 16754     avg: 19782     median: 20042.5 (13%)     max: 21204 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Cloud Gate Physics
100%
1 4012Y +
min: 1046     avg: 1290     median: 1261 (3%)     max: 1563 Points
141%
1 4010U +
min: 1647     avg: 1758     median: 1773 (4%)     max: 1804 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Fire Strike Standard Physics
100%
1 4012Y +
min: 1475     avg: 1796     median: 1764 (4%)     max: 2150 Points
139%
1 4010U +
min: 2175     avg: 2411     median: 2448 (6%)     max: 2484 Points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Stream
100%
1 4012Y +
4369 Points (35%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Memory
100%
1 4012Y +
3495 Points (32%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Floating Point
100%
1 4012Y +
3128 Points (6%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Integer
100%
1 4012Y +
3099 Points (6%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Total Score
100%
1 4012Y +
3315 Points (9%)
Geekbench 3 - Geekbench 3 32 Bit Multi-Core
100%
1 4012Y +
min: 2801     avg: 3109     median: 3227 (6%)     max: 3299
110%
1 4010U +
min: 3421     avg: 3534     median: 3534 (6%)     max: 3647
Geekbench 3 - Geekbench 3 32 Bit Single-Core
100%
1 4012Y +
min: 1474     avg: 1541     median: 1560 (32%)     max: 1589
111%
1 4010U +
min: 1693     avg: 1730     median: 1730 (36%)     max: 1767
Mozilla Kraken 1.1 - Kraken 1.1 Total Score *
100%
1 4012Y +
min: 2468.6     avg: 3515     median: 3515.4 (6%)     max: 4562.1 ms
99%
1 4010U +
min: 4061     avg: 4113     median: 4112.7 (7%)     max: 4164.3 ms
Sunspider - Sunspider 1.0 Total Score *
100%
1 4012Y +
min: 190.9     avg: 215     median: 214.9 (2%)     max: 238.9 ms
100%
1 4010U +
min: 192.8     avg: 198     median: 198.2 (2%)     max: 203.6 ms
Octane V2 - Octane V2 Total Score
100%
1 4012Y +
min: 7021     avg: 10460     median: 10460 (17%)     max: 13899 Points
71%
1 4010U +
min: 7213     avg: 7443     median: 7442.5 (12%)     max: 7672 Points

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