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Intel Core i5-4278U vs Intel Core i5-4310M vs Intel Core i5-4310U

Intel Core i5-4278U

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The Intel Core i5-4278U is a LV (low voltage) dual-core processor for large ultrabooks launched in Q3 2014. It is based on the Haswell architecture and is manufactured in 22nm. Due to Hyper-Threading, 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 2.6 GHz, but can dynamically increase clock rates with Turbo Boost up to 3.1 GHz.

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

Due to these architectural improvements, the performance is slightly above a similarly clocked Ivy Bridge CPU. Therefore, the Core i5-4278U is almost as fast as the older i7-3520M. 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 more demanding applications.

Graphics

The integrated Iris Graphics 5100 offers 40 Execution Units (EUs) clocked at 200 - 1100 MHz with Turbo Boost, making it significantly faster than the HD Graphics 4000. As a result, the Iris Graphics competes with dedicated lower mid-range graphics cards (e.g. GeForce GT 720M). However, even fast dual-channel memory limits the performance.

Power Consumption

The i5-4278U is rated at a TDP of 28 W including the graphics card, memory controller, VRMs and the integrated chipset. Therefore, the CPU is suited for larger, well-cooled ultrabooks.

Intel Core i5-4310M

► remove from comparison Intel 4310M

The Intel Core i5-4310M is a fast dual-core processor for laptops launched in Q1/2014. It is based on the Haswell architecture and is manufactured in 22nm. Due to Hyper-Threading, 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 2.7 GHz but can dynamically increase clock rates with Turbo Boost up to 3.4 GHz for 1 active core or 3.3 GHz for 2 active cores.

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 5 - 10 percent. Furthermore, new features like AVX2 and FMA should increase the performance in future applications.

Performance

Compared to the Core i5-4300M, the 4310M is clocked just 100 MHz higher and therefore only slightly faster. Overall, the performance is on par with the Ivy Bridge-based Core i7-3540M. Even demanding software or multitasking will be handled easily.

Graphics

The integrated Intel HD Graphics 4600 offers 20 Execution Units (EUs) clocked at 400 MHz up to 1250 MHz, making it about 30 % faster than a similarly clocked HD 4000. This is slightly slower than the AMD Radeon HD 8650G or a dedicated GeForce GT 720M.

Power Consumption

The i5-4310M is rated at a TDP of 37 W including the graphics card, memory controller and VRMs. Therefore, the CPU is suited for laptops 14-inches or greater.

Intel Core i5-4310U

► remove from comparison Intel 4310U

The Intel Core i5-4310U is an ULV (ultra low voltage) dual-core processor for ultrabooks launched in Fall 2013. It is based on the Haswell architecture and is manufactured in 22nm. Due to Hyper-Threading, 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 2.0 GHz, but can dynamically increase clock rates with Turbo Boost up to 3.0 GHz for 1 active core or 2.7 GHz for 2 active cores.

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 performance per clock by 5 - 10 percent. Furthermore, new features like AVX2 and FMA should increase the performance in future applications.

Performance

Compared to the Core i5-4300U, the 4310U is clocked just 100 MHz higher and therefore only slightly faster. Overall, the performance is similar to the Ivy Bridge-based Core i7-3537U (may vary depending on the actual Turbo clocks). Thus, the CPU has sufficient power for all office and multimedia purposes as well as more demanding applications.

Graphics

The integrated HD Graphics 4400 offers 20 Execution Units (EUs) clocked at 200 - 1100 MHz with Turbo Boost, making it clearly faster than the former HD Graphics 4000 at similar clock speeds. However, the HD 4400 is sligthly slower than the HD 5000 found on a number of other Haswell ULV models and performs similar to a dedicated Radeon HD 7550M.

Power Consumption

The i5-4310U 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.

ModelIntel Core i5-4278UIntel Core i5-4310MIntel Core i5-4310U
SeriesIntel Core i5Intel Core i5Intel Core i5
CodenameHaswellHaswellHaswell
Series: Core i5 Haswell
Intel Core i5-4340M2.9 - 3.6 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-4210H2.9 - 3.5 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-4330M2.8 - 3.5 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-4200H2.8 - 3.4 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-4308U2.8 - 3.3 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-4310M2.7 - 3.4 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-4400E2.7 - 3.3 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-4300M2.6 - 3.3 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-4210M2.6 - 3.2 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-4288U2.6 - 3.1 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-4278U « 2.6 - 3.1 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-4200M2.5 - 3.1 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-4258U2.4 - 2.9 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-4310U2 - 3 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-4360U1.5 - 3 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-4300U1.9 - 2.9 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-4350U1.4 - 2.9 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-4210U1.7 - 2.7 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-4260U1.4 - 2.7 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-4402E1.6 - 2.7 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-4200U1.6 - 2.6 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-4250U1.3 - 2.6 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-4300Y1.6 - 2.3 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-4302Y1.6 - 2.3 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-4202Y1.6 - 2 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-4220Y1.6 - 2 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-4210Y1.5 - 1.9 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-4200Y1.4 - 1.9 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-4340M2.9 - 3.6 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-4210H2.9 - 3.5 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-4330M2.8 - 3.5 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-4200H2.8 - 3.4 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-4308U2.8 - 3.3 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-4310M « 2.7 - 3.4 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-4400E2.7 - 3.3 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-4300M2.6 - 3.3 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-4210M2.6 - 3.2 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-4288U2.6 - 3.1 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-4278U2.6 - 3.1 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-4200M2.5 - 3.1 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-4258U2.4 - 2.9 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-4310U2 - 3 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-4360U1.5 - 3 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-4300U1.9 - 2.9 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-4350U1.4 - 2.9 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-4210U1.7 - 2.7 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-4260U1.4 - 2.7 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-4402E1.6 - 2.7 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-4200U1.6 - 2.6 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-4250U1.3 - 2.6 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-4300Y1.6 - 2.3 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-4302Y1.6 - 2.3 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-4202Y1.6 - 2 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-4220Y1.6 - 2 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-4210Y1.5 - 1.9 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-4200Y1.4 - 1.9 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-4340M2.9 - 3.6 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-4210H2.9 - 3.5 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-4330M2.8 - 3.5 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-4200H2.8 - 3.4 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-4308U2.8 - 3.3 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-4310M2.7 - 3.4 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-4400E2.7 - 3.3 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-4300M2.6 - 3.3 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-4210M2.6 - 3.2 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-4288U2.6 - 3.1 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-4278U2.6 - 3.1 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-4200M2.5 - 3.1 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-4258U2.4 - 2.9 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-4310U « 2 - 3 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-4360U1.5 - 3 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-4300U1.9 - 2.9 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-4350U1.4 - 2.9 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-4210U1.7 - 2.7 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-4260U1.4 - 2.7 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-4402E1.6 - 2.7 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-4200U1.6 - 2.6 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-4250U1.3 - 2.6 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-4300Y1.6 - 2.3 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-4302Y1.6 - 2.3 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-4202Y1.6 - 2 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-4220Y1.6 - 2 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-4210Y1.5 - 1.9 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-4200Y1.4 - 1.9 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Clock2600 - 3100 MHz2700 - 3400 MHz2000 - 3000 MHz
L1 Cache128 KB128 KB128 KB
L2 Cache512 KB512 KB512 KB
L3 Cache3 MB3 MB3 MB
Cores / Threads2 / 42 / 42 / 4
TDP28 Watt37 Watt15 Watt
Transistors1300 Million960 Million
Technology22 nm22 nm22 nm
Die Size181 mm2130 mm2
max. Temp.100 °C100 °C100 °C
SocketFCBGArPGA
FeaturesIris Graphics 5100 (200 - 1100 MHz), DDR3(L)-1600 Memory Controller, HyperThreading, AVX, AVX2, Quick Sync, Virtualization, AES-NIHD Graphics 4600 (400 - 1250 MHz), DDR3(L)-1600 Memory Controller, HyperThreading, AVX, AVX2, Quick Sync, Virtualization, vPro, AES-NIHD Graphics 4400 (200 - 1100 MHz), DDR3(L)-1600 Memory Controller, HyperThreading, AVX, AVX2, Quick Sync, Virtualization, AES-NI
iGPUIntel Iris Graphics 5100 (200 - 1100 MHz)Intel HD Graphics 4600 (400 - 1250 MHz)Intel HD Graphics 4400 (200 - 1100 MHz)
Architecturex86x86x86
$315 U.S.$225 U.S.$281 U.S.
Announced
Manufacturerark.intel.comark.intel.comark.intel.com

Benchmarks

Cinebench R15 - Cinebench R15 CPU Multi 64 Bit
100%
1 4310M +
min: 325     avg: 326     median: 326 (2%)     max: 327 Points
81%
1 4310U +
min: 252     avg: 261.5     median: 263 (2%)     max: 268 Points
Cinebench R15 - Cinebench R15 CPU Single 64 Bit
100%
1 4310M +
min: 128     avg: 128.5     median: 128.5 (39%)     max: 129 Points
86%
1 4310U +
min: 93     avg: 106.8     median: 110 (33%)     max: 114 Points
Cinebench R11.5 - Cinebench R11.5 CPU Multi 64 Bit
100%
1 4310M +
min: 3.56     avg: 3.6     median: 3.6 (5%)     max: 3.59 Points
81%
1 4310U +
min: 2.73     avg: 2.9     median: 2.9 (4%)     max: 2.94 Points
Cinebench R11.5 - Cinebench R11.5 CPU Single 64 Bit
100%
1 4310M +
min: 1.47     avg: 1.5     median: 1.5 (37%)     max: 1.48 Points
87%
1 4310U +
min: 1.06     avg: 1.2     median: 1.3 (32%)     max: 1.3 Points
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Single (32bit)
100%
1 4310M +
4664 Points (28%)
126%
1 4310U +
5897 Points (36%)
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Multi (32bit)
100%
1 4310M +
9622 Points (7%)
93%
1 4310U +
8960 Points (6%)
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Multi (64bit)
100%
1 4310M +
14079 Points (10%)
81%
1 4310U +
min: 11214     avg: 11473     median: 11472.5 (8%)     max: 11731 Points
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Single (64bit)
100%
1 4310M +
6533 Points (8%)
85%
1 4310U +
min: 5547     avg: 5557     median: 5557 (7%)     max: 5567 Points
wPrime 2.10 - wPrime 2.0 1024m *
100%
1 4310M +
495.9 s (6%)
98%
1 4310U +
678 s (8%)
wPrime 2.10 - wPrime 2.0 32m *
100%
1 4310M +
15.6 s (3%)
99%
1 4310U +
19.4 s (4%)
WinRAR - WinRAR 4.0
100%
1 4310M +
2578 Points (4%)
84%
1 4310U +
2165 Points (3%)
X264 HD Benchmark 4.0 - x264 Pass 2
100%
1 4310M +
20.7 fps (7%)
82%
1 4310U +
16.9 fps (6%)
X264 HD Benchmark 4.0 - x264 Pass 1
100%
1 4310M +
105 fps (24%)
83%
1 4310U +
86.8 fps (20%)
TrueCrypt - TrueCrypt Serpent
100%
1 4310M +
0.2 GB/s (0%)
83%
1 4310U +
0.1 GB/s (0%)
TrueCrypt - TrueCrypt Twofish
100%
1 4310M +
0.3 GB/s (5%)
79%
1 4310U +
0.2 GB/s (4%)
TrueCrypt - TrueCrypt AES
100%
1 4310M +
2 GB/s (5%)
80%
1 4310U +
1.6 GB/s (4%)
3DMark 06 - CPU - 3DMark 06 - CPU
100%
1 4310U +
3463 Points (7%)
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 1M - Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 1M *
100%
1 4310M +
11.4 s (2%)
100%
1 4310U +
13 s (3%)
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 2M - Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 2M *
100%
1 4310M +
26 s (1%)
100%
1 4310U +
31 s (1%)
Super Pi Mod 1.5 XS 32M - Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 32M *
100%
1 4310M +
591 s (3%)
100%
1 4310U +
694 s (3%)
SiSoft Sandra Dhrystone (MIPS) - SiSoft Sandra Dhrystone (MIPS)
100%
1 4310U +
53520 MIPS (25%)
SiSoft Sandra Whetstone (MFLOPS) - SiSoft Sandra Whetstone (MFLOPS)
100%
1 4310U +
36070 MFLOPS (28%)
Windows 7 Experience Index - Win7 CPU
100%
1 4310U +
7.1 Points (91%)
3DMark Vantage - 3DM Vant. Perf. CPU no Physx
100%
1 4310M +
11595 Points (10%)
82%
1 4310U +
9460 Points (8%)
3DMark 11 - 3DM11 Performance Physics
100%
1 4310M +
min: 3846     avg: 3976     median: 3976 (11%)     max: 4106 Points
82%
1 4310U +
min: 2609     avg: 3156     median: 3263.5 (9%)     max: 3487 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Physics
100%
1 4310M +
min: 34628     avg: 37014     median: 37013.5 (30%)     max: 39399 Points
79%
1 4310U +
min: 21848     avg: 27612     median: 29104 (24%)     max: 30391 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Cloud Gate Physics
100%
1 4310M +
min: 3300     avg: 3312     median: 3312 (8%)     max: 3324 Points
82%
1 4310U +
min: 1930     avg: 2518     median: 2711 (7%)     max: 2719 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Fire Strike Standard Physics
100%
1 4310M +
min: 4582     avg: 4736     median: 4735.5 (8%)     max: 4889 Points
80%
1 4310U +
min: 3780     avg: 3808     median: 3800 (7%)     max: 3845 Points
Geekbench 3 - Geekbench 3 32 Bit Multi-Core
100%
1 4310M +
6227 Points (11%)
Geekbench 3 - Geekbench 3 32 Bit Single-Core
100%
1 4310M +
2939 Points (57%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Stream
100%
1 4310M +
5307 Points (43%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Memory
100%
1 4310M +
5403 Points (49%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Floating Point
100%
1 4310M +
7454 Points (15%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Integer
100%
1 4310M +
6880 Points (14%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Total Score
100%
1 4310M +
6628 Points (17%)
Mozilla Kraken 1.1 - Kraken 1.1 Total Score *
100%
1 4310U +
2586 ms (3%)
Sunspider - Sunspider 1.0 Total Score *
100%
1 4310U +
min: 109     avg: 165     median: 165 (2%)     max: 220.9 ms
Octane V2 - Octane V2 Total Score
100%
1 4310U +
14010 Points (13%)

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