Intel Core i5-4278U
Intel Core i5-4278U
Top 46%1,151 points
Top 46%
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Intel Core i5-4278U review: 44 facts and highlights

1. total clock speed

2 x 2.6GHz
Intel Xeon Phi 7235: 64 x 1.3GHz

2. RAM speed

It can support faster memory, which will give quicker system performance.
1600MHz
AMD Ryzen 5 2400GE: 2933MHz

3. CPU threads

More threads result in faster performance and better multitasking.
4
Intel Xeon Phi 7235: 64

4. semiconductor size

A smaller size indicates that the process to create the chip is newer.
22nm
AMD Ryzen 5 2600: 12nm

5. GPU clock speed

The graphics processing unit (GPU) has a higher clock speed.
200MHz
Intel Core i7-4770R: 1300MHz

6. L2 cache

A larger L2 cache results in faster CPU and system-wide performance.
0.5MB
Intel Xeon Phi 7235: 32MB

7. L1 cache

A larger L1 cache results in faster CPU and system-wide performance.
64KB
AMD Opteron 6180 SE: 1536KB

8. PassMark result

This benchmark measures the performance of the CPU using multiple threads.
4426
Intel Xeon W-2195: 26470

9. 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.
28W
Intel Atom E3805: 3W

10. Has integrated graphics

With integrated graphics you don’t need to buy a separate graphics card.
Intel Core i5-4278U
56% have it

11. 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.
Intel Core i5-4278U
96% have it

12. L2 core

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

13. 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

14. maximum memory bandwidth

This is the maximum rate that data can be read from or stored into memory.
25.6GB/s
Intel Xeon E5504: 192.2GB/s

15. Has AES

AES is used to speed up encryption and decryption.
Intel Core i5-4278U
78% have it

16. DirectX version

DirectX is used in games, with newer versions supporting better graphics.
11.1
AMD Ryzen 5 2400GE: 12.1

17. 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.
Intel Core i5-4278U
88% have it

18. L3 cache

A larger L3 cache results in faster CPU and system-wide performance.
3MB
Intel Xeon E7-8893 v4: 60MB

19. Supports hardware-assisted virtualization

It is easier to obtain better performance when using virtualization if it is hardware-assisted.
Intel Core i5-4278U
94% have it

20. memory channels

More memory channels increases the speed of data transfer between the memory and the CPU.
2
Intel Atom x5-Z8350: 12.8

21. 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.
Intel Core i5-4278U
57% have it

22. number of transistors

A higher transistor count generally indicates a newer, more powerful processor.
1400 million
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1940X: 9600 million

23. Has Tri-Gate transistors

An advanced transistor technology developed by Intel that allows lower power consumption and higher speeds.
Intel Core i5-4278U
32% have it

24. 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.
3
Intel Core i9-7920X: 44

25. L3 core

More data can be stored in the L3 cache for access by each core of the CPU.
1.5MB/core
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1940X: 2340.57MB/core

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