Intel Core i5-4302Y vs Intel Core i5-4250U vs Intel Core i5-4258U

Intel Core i5-4302Y

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The Intel Core i5-4302Y is an ULV (ultra low voltage) dual-core processor for ultrabooks and tablets launched in Q3 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 1.6 GHz, but can dynamically increase clock rates with Turbo Boost up to 2.3 GHz for 1 active core. Turbo Boost clock speed for 2 active cores has not yet been confirmed. Compared to the Core i5-4300Y, the 4302Y offers a lower SDP (4.5 instead of 6 watts).

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 even more.

The performance of the Core i5-4302Y should be similar to the Core i3-4158U with a slightly higher TDP. 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 clock speeds. However, the HD 4200 is significantly slower than the HD 4400 found other ULV models that may have higher clocks and TDP.

The i5-4302Y is rated at a TDP of 11.5 watts (SDP 4.5 watts) including the graphics card, memory controller, VRMs and the integrated chipset. Therefore, the CPU is suited for very small ultrabooks or tablets.

Intel Core i5-4250U

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The Intel Core i5-4250U 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-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 1.3 GHz, but can dynamically increase clock rates with Turbo Boost up to 2.6 GHz for 1 active core or 2.3 GHz for 2 active cores.

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

The performance of the Core i5-4250U is similar to the old and slightly higher clocked Core i5-3337U. 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.

The integrated HD Graphics 5000 offers 40 Execution Units (EUs) clocked at 200 - 1000 MHz with Turbo Boost, making it significantly faster than the HD Graphics 4000. As a result, the HD 5000 competes with dedicated lower mid-range graphics cards.

The i5-4250U 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 i5-4258U

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The Intel Core i5-4258U is a LV (low voltage) dual-core processor for large ultrabooks launched in Q2 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 2.4 GHz, but can dynamically increase clock rates with Turbo Boost up to 2.9 GHz for 1 or 2 active cores.

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.

Due to these architectural improvements, the performance is slightly above a similarly clocked Ivy Bridge CPU. Therefore, the Core i5-4258U is almost as fast as the older i5-3230M. 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.

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. However, even fast dual-channel memory limits the performance.

The i5-4258U 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 ultrabooks 14-inches or greater.

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: Core i5 Haswell
Intel Core i5-4340M2900 - 3600 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4210H2900 - 3500 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4330M2800 - 3500 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4200H2800 - 3400 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4308U2800 - 3300 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4310M2700 - 3400 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4400E2700 - 3300 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4300M2600 - 3300 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4210M2600 - 3200 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4288U2600 - 3100 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4278U2600 - 3100 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4200M2500 - 3100 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4258U2400 - 2900 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4310U2000 - 3000 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4360U1500 - 3000 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4300U1900 - 2900 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4350U1400 - 2900 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4210U1700 - 2700 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4260U1400 - 2700 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4402E1600 - 2700 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4200U1600 - 2600 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4250U1300 - 2600 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4300Y1600 - 2300 MHz2 / 43 MB
» Intel Core i5-4302Y1600 - 2300 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4202Y1600 - 2000 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4220Y1600 - 2000 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4210Y1500 - 1900 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4200Y1400 - 1900 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4340M2900 - 3600 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4210H2900 - 3500 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4330M2800 - 3500 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4200H2800 - 3400 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4308U2800 - 3300 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4310M2700 - 3400 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4400E2700 - 3300 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4300M2600 - 3300 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4210M2600 - 3200 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4288U2600 - 3100 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4278U2600 - 3100 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4200M2500 - 3100 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4258U2400 - 2900 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4310U2000 - 3000 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4360U1500 - 3000 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4300U1900 - 2900 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4350U1400 - 2900 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4210U1700 - 2700 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4260U1400 - 2700 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4402E1600 - 2700 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4200U1600 - 2600 MHz2 / 43 MB
» Intel Core i5-4250U1300 - 2600 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4300Y1600 - 2300 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4302Y1600 - 2300 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4202Y1600 - 2000 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4220Y1600 - 2000 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4210Y1500 - 1900 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4200Y1400 - 1900 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4340M2900 - 3600 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4210H2900 - 3500 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4330M2800 - 3500 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4200H2800 - 3400 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4308U2800 - 3300 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4310M2700 - 3400 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4400E2700 - 3300 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4300M2600 - 3300 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4210M2600 - 3200 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4288U2600 - 3100 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4278U2600 - 3100 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4200M2500 - 3100 MHz2 / 43 MB
» Intel Core i5-4258U2400 - 2900 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4310U2000 - 3000 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4360U1500 - 3000 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4300U1900 - 2900 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4350U1400 - 2900 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4210U1700 - 2700 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4260U1400 - 2700 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4402E1600 - 2700 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4200U1600 - 2600 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4250U1300 - 2600 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4300Y1600 - 2300 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4302Y1600 - 2300 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4202Y1600 - 2000 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4220Y1600 - 2000 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4210Y1500 - 1900 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4200Y1400 - 1900 MHz2 / 43 MB
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$281 U.S.$342 U.S.
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FCBGA

Cinebench R15 - CPU Multi 64Bit
185 Points (4%)
min: 261     avg: 276     median: 276 (6%)     max: 291 Points
Cinebench R15 - CPU Single 64Bit
65 Points (30%)
min: 106     avg: 109.5     median: 109 (50%)     max: 113 Points
Cinebench R11.5 - CPU Multi 64Bit
2 Points (5%)
2.5 Points (6%)
min: 2     avg: 3     median: 3 (7%)     max: 3 Points
Cinebench R11.5 - CPU Single 64Bit
1 Points (48%)
1.1 Points (56%)
1.2 Points (62%)
Cinebench R10 - Rendering Single 32Bit
3310 Points (36%)
min: 3667     avg: 3679.5     median: 3679 (40%)     max: 3692 Points
min: 4312     avg: 4571.5     median: 4571 (50%)     max: 4831 Points
Cinebench R10 - Rendering Multiple CPUs 32Bit
6448 Points (10%)
min: 7659     avg: 7692.5     median: 7692 (12%)     max: 7726 Points
min: 9638     avg: 10121     median: 10121 (15%)     max: 10604 Points
Cinebench R10 - Rendering Multiple CPUs 64Bit
min: 8491     avg: 9283.5     median: 9283 (12%)     max: 10076 Points
11829 Points (16%)
Cinebench R10 - Rendering Single CPUs 64Bit
min: 4197     avg: 4529     median: 4529 (44%)     max: 4861 Points
5647 Points (55%)
wPrime 2.0x - 1024m *
min: 658     avg: 687.9     median: 687 (8%)     max: 716 seconds
566 seconds (7%)
wPrime 2.0x - 32m *
min: 21     avg: 21.9     median: 21 (4%)     max: 22 seconds
17.8 seconds (4%)
WinRAR - Result
min: 2133     avg: 2136.5     median: 2136 (25%)     max: 2140 KB/s
X264 HD Benchmark 4.0 - Pass 2
14.6 fps (0%)
18.5 fps (0%)
X264 HD Benchmark 4.0 - Pass 1
77.8 fps (29%)
97.2 fps (36%)
TrueCrypt - Serpent Mean 100MB
0.1 GB/s (6%)
0.2 GB/s (8%)
TrueCrypt - Twofish Mean 100MB
0.2 GB/s (7%)
0.3 GB/s (9%)
TrueCrypt - AES Mean 100MB
1.4 GB/s (7%)
1.7 GB/s (9%)
3DMark 06 - CPU
min: 3005     avg: 3024     median: 3024 (20%)     max: 3043 Points
3865 Points (26%)
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 1M *
15.2 Seconds (3%)
13 Seconds (3%)
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 2M *
min: 34     avg: 35     median: 34 (1%)     max: 35 Seconds
29.2 Seconds (1%)
Super Pi Mod 1.5 XS 32M *
min: 771     avg: 772.3     median: 772 (3%)     max: 773 Seconds
SiSoft Sandra Dhrystone (MIPS)
min: 40880     avg: 46750     median: 46750 (22%)     max: 52620 MIPS
SiSoft Sandra Whetstone (MFLOPS)
min: 28200     avg: 28210     median: 28210 (22%)     max: 28220 MFLOPS
Windows 7 Experience Index - Processor
6.9 points (99%)
3DMark Vantage - P CPU no PhysX 1280x1024
min: 8256     avg: 8327.5     median: 8327 (12%)     max: 8399 Points
3DMark 11 - Performance Physics 1280x720
2583 points (13%)
min: 3294     avg: 3301.5     median: 3301 (17%)     max: 3309 points
3748 points (19%)
3DMark - Ice Storm Standard Physics 1280x720
23836 Points (15%)
min: 25644     avg: 26127.5     median: 26127 (17%)     max: 26611 Points
29091 Points (19%)
3DMark - Ice Storm Unlimited Physics 1280x720 offscreen
36604 Points (42%)
3DMark - Cloud Gate Standard Physics 1280x720
1666 Points (4%)
min: 2385     avg: 2396     median: 2396 (6%)     max: 2407 Points
2948 Points (7%)
3DMark - Fire Strike Physics 1920x1080
min: 3337     avg: 3339.5     median: 3339 (10%)     max: 3342 Points
4109 Points (13%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Stream
min: 5768     avg: 5804     median: 5804 (47%)     max: 5840 Points
min: 6428     avg: 7032     median: 7032 (57%)     max: 7636 Points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Memory
min: 5713     avg: 5729.5     median: 5729 (52%)     max: 5746 Points
min: 6211     avg: 6487.5     median: 6487 (59%)     max: 6764 Points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Floating Point
min: 8108     avg: 8111.5     median: 8111 (14%)     max: 8115 Points
min: 6644     avg: 8314     median: 8314 (14%)     max: 9984 Points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Integer
min: 4147     avg: 4211.5     median: 4211 (7%)     max: 4276 Points
min: 5218     avg: 5590     median: 5590 (10%)     max: 5962 Points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Total Score
min: 6015     avg: 6039     median: 6039 (14%)     max: 6063 Points
min: 6528     avg: 6866.5     median: 6866 (16%)     max: 7205 Points
Geekbench 3 - 32 Bit Multi-Core Score
4198 Points (5%)
min: 5634     avg: 5782.5     median: 5782 (7%)     max: 5931 Points
Geekbench 3 - 32 Bit Single-Core Score
2256 Points (46%)
min: 2701     avg: 2739     median: 2739 (56%)     max: 2777 Points
Geekbench 3 - 64 Bit Multi-Core Score
6308 Points (17%)
Geekbench 3 - 64 Bit Single-Core Score
2899 Points (59%)
Mozilla Kraken 1.1 - Total Score *
3138.4 ms (5%)
min: 2040     avg: 2166.1     median: 2166 (4%)     max: 2292 ms
Sunspider - 1.0 Total Score *
159.8 ms (2%)
min: 99     avg: 121.6     median: 121 (1%)     max: 144 ms
Sunspider - 0.9.1 Total Score *
min: 98     avg: 138.1     median: 138 (1%)     max: 178 ms
Octane V2 - Total Score
9793 Points (19%)

Average Benchmarks Intel Core i5-4302Y → 100%

Average Benchmarks Intel Core i5-4250U → 107%

Average Benchmarks Intel Core i5-4258U → 126%

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Redaktion, 2017-09- 8 (Update: 2017-09-11)