AMD A8-5550MIntel Core i5-4200U
Top 65%730 points
Top 65%
Top 46%1,108 points
Top 46%
AMD A8-5550M
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AMD A8-5550M vs Intel Core i5-4200U: 33 facts in comparison

1. total clock speed

2.63x faster CPU clock speed.
4 x 2.1GHz
Intel Xeon Platinum 8180: 28 x 2.5GHz
2 x 1.6GHz

2. RAM speed

It can support faster memory, which will give quicker system performance.
1600MHz
Intel Xeon Gold 5122: 2670MHz
1600MHz

3. semiconductor size

A smaller size indicates that the process to create the chip is newer.
32nm
Intel Core i7-8709G: 14nm
22nm

4. CPU threads

More threads result in faster performance and better multitasking.
4
Intel Xeon Platinum 8176: 56
4

5. GPU clock speed

The graphics processing unit (GPU) has a higher clock speed.
515MHz
AMD Ryzen 7 Pro 2700U: 1300MHz
200MHz

6. L2 cache

A larger L2 cache results in faster CPU and system-wide performance.
4MB
Intel Xeon Platinum 8176: 28MB
0.5MB

7. Has integrated graphics

With integrated graphics you don’t need to buy a separate graphics card.
AMD A8-5550M
Intel Core i5-4200U
57% have it

8. L1 cache

A larger L1 cache results in faster CPU and system-wide performance.
192KB
AMD Opteron 6180 SE: 1536KB
128KB

9. Supports 64-bit

A 32-bit operating system can only support up to 4GB of RAM. 64-bit allows more than 4GB, giving increased performance. It also allows you to run 64-bit applications.
AMD A8-5550M
Intel Core i5-4200U
96% have it

10. thermal design power (TDP)

The thermal design power (TDP) is the maximum amount of power the cooling system needs to dissipate. A lower TDP typically means that it consumes less power.
35W
Intel Atom Z650: 3W
15W

11. turbo clock speed

When the CPU is running below its limitations, it can boost to a higher clock speed in order to give increased performance.
3.1GHz
Intel Core i5-7200U: 3100GHz
2.6GHz

12. L2 core

More data can be stored in the L2 cache for access by each core of the CPU.
1MB/core
Intel Core i5-4200Y: 2.5MB/core
0.25MB/core

13. DirectX version

DirectX is used in games, with newer versions supporting better graphics.
11.1
Intel Core i7-8709G: 12
11.1

14. Has AES

AES is used to speed up encryption and decryption.
AMD A8-5550M
Intel Core i5-4200U
77% have it

15. Has dynamic frequency scaling

Dynamic frequency scaling is a technology that allows the processor to conserve power and reduce noise when it is under a light load.
AMD A8-5550M
Intel Core i5-4200U
92% have it

16. Uses hyperthreading technology

Many of Intel's processors use hyperthreading, which means that each core of the processor can work on two threads at once instead of most processors which work on a single thread per core. This means you can have significant performance gains in certain applications.
AMD A8-5550M
Intel Core i5-4200U
56% have it

17. Supports hardware-assisted virtualization

It is easier to obtain better performance when using virtualization if it is hardware-assisted.
AMD A8-5550M
Intel Core i5-4200U
94% have it

18. memory channels

More memory channels increases the speed of data transfer between the memory and the CPU.
2
Intel Xeon Gold 5115: 6
2

19. Has Tri-Gate transistors

An advanced transistor technology developed by Intel that allows lower power consumption and higher speeds.
AMD A8-5550M
Intel Core i5-4200U
34% have it

20. PCI Express (PCIe) version

PCI Express (PCIe) is a high speed expansion card standard, that connects the computer to it's peripherals. Newer versions can support more bandwidth and deliver better performance.
2
Intel Core i9-7920X: 44
3

21. OpenGL version

OpenGL is used in games, with newer versions supporting better graphics.
4.2
Intel Core i3-8350K: 4.5
4

22. Has FMA4

FMA4 is used to speed up tasks such as adjusting the contrast of an image or adjusting volume.
AMD A8-5550M
Intel Core i5-4200U
11% have it

23. Has NX bit

NX bit helps protect the computer from malicious attacks.
AMD A8-5550M
Intel Core i5-4200U
93% have it

24. OpenCL version

Some applications use OpenCL to utilise the power of the graphics processing unit (GPU) for non-graphical computing. Newer versions introduce more functionality and better performance.
1.2
Intel Xeon E3-1585L v5: 2
1.2

25. Has FMA3

FMA3 is used to speed up tasks such as adjusting the contrast of an image or adjusting volume.
AMD A8-5550M
Intel Core i5-4200U
41% have it

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