Intel Core i5-7600K vs Intel Core i5-4200U

Intel Core i5-7600K
Intel Socket 1151DESKTOP
3800 MHz / Cores: 4 / Sep 2016
Intel Core i5-7600K

Intel Core i5-4200U
Intel BGA1168MOBILE
1600 MHz / Cores: 2 / Jun 2013
Intel Core i5-4200U

Summary

Synthetic performance index

  • Intel Core i5-7600K
    227%
  • Intel Core i5-4200U
    100%

Relative performance

Single thread performance index

  • Intel Core i5-7600K
    167%
  • Intel Core i5-4200U
    100%

Relative performance

Multi thread performance index

  • Intel Core i5-7600K
    262%
  • Intel Core i5-4200U
    100%

Relative performance

Reasons to consider Intel Core i5-7600K

Much higher single threaded performance (around 67% higher), makes a noticeable performance difference in gaming and the majority of applications.
Much higher multi threaded performance (around 162% higher). This allows for higher performance in professional applications like encoding or heavy multitasking.
This is a newer product, it might have better application compatibility/performance (check features chart below).
Around 127% higher average synthetic performance.

Reasons to consider Intel Core i5-4200U

80 watts lower power draw.
Has an integrated GPU, which allows to run the system without a dedicated graphics card, unlike the Intel Core i5-7600K.

Intel Core i5-7600K

Gaming

HWBench recommends Intel Core i5-7600K

Based on game and synthetic benchmarks, and theoretical specifications.

Intel Core i5-7600K

Productivity

HWBench recommends Intel Core i5-7600K

Based on productivity benchmarks, overall multithreaded performance and theoretical specifications.



Specifications

Features

Intel Core i5-7600KIntel Core i5-4200U
MMX
SSE
SSE2
SSE3
SSSE3
SSE4.2
AVX
AVX2
EIST
Intel 64
XD bit
VT-x
AES-NI
CLMUL
FMA3
F16C
BMI1
BMI2
Boost 2.0
TXT
VT-d
Hyper-Threading

Architecture

Intel Core i5-7600KIntel Core i5-4200U
ArchitectureIntel_KabylakevsIntel_Haswell
MarketDesktopvsMobile
Memory SupportDDR4vsDDR3
CodenameKaby LakevsHaswell
Release DateSep 2016vsJun 2013

Cores

Intel Core i5-7600KIntel Core i5-4200U
Cores4vs2
Threads4vs2
SMPs1vs1
Integrated GraphicsNovsIntel HD 4400

Cache

Intel Core i5-7600KIntel Core i5-4200U
L1 Cache64 KB (per core)vs64 KB (per core)
L2 Cache256 KB (per core)vs256 KB (per core)
L3 Cache6144 KB (shared)vs3072 KB (shared)

Physical

Intel Core i5-7600KIntel Core i5-4200U
SocketIntel Socket 1151vsIntel BGA1168
Max Case Temp72°Cvsunknown
PackagevsFC-BGA1168
Die Size0 mm²vs118 mm²
Process14 nmvs22 nm

Performance

Intel Core i5-7600KIntel Core i5-4200U
Cpu Frequency3800 MHzvs1600 MHz
Turbo Clock Speed4000 MHzvs2600 MHz
Base Clock100 MHzvs100 MHz
Voltageunknownvsunknown
TDP95 Wvs15 W

Raw performance index

Raw single-thread performance estimation

  • Intel Core i5-7600K
    4800 points
  • Intel Core i5-4200U
    2912 points

Points - higher is better

Raw multi-thread performance estimation

  • Intel Core i5-7600K
    18240 points
  • Intel Core i5-4200U
    3584 points

Points - higher is better


Synthetic benchmarks

3DMark06 CPU

  • Intel Core i5-7600K
    8532
  • Intel Core i5-4200U
    3053

points - higher is better

Cinebench R10 32Bit Single

  • Intel Core i5-7600K
    6814
  • Intel Core i5-4200U
    3725

points - higher is better

Cinebench R10 32Bit Multi

  • Intel Core i5-7600K
    24179
  • Intel Core i5-4200U
    7636

points - higher is better

Cinebench R11.5 CPU Single 64Bit

  • Intel Core i5-7600K
    2.02
  • Intel Core i5-4200U
    1.12

points - higher is better

Cinebench R11.5 64Bit

  • Intel Core i5-7600K
    7.87
  • Intel Core i5-4200U
    2.48

points - higher is better

Cinebench R15 CPU Single 64Bit

  • Intel Core i5-7600K
    179.5
  • Intel Core i5-4200U
    99

points - higher is better

Cinebench R15 CPU Multi 64Bit

  • Intel Core i5-7600K
    674
  • Intel Core i5-4200U
    229

points - higher is better

SuperPI 1M

  • Intel Core i5-7600K
    8.82
  • Intel Core i5-4200U
    15

seconds - lower is better

wPrime 32

  • Intel Core i5-7600K
    8.49
  • Intel Core i5-4200U
    22.72

seconds - lower is better

WinRAR 4.0

  • Intel Core i5-7600K
    3570
  • Intel Core i5-4200U
    2254.5

MB/s - higher is better

x264 Pass 1

  • Intel Core i5-7600K
    223
  • Intel Core i5-4200U
    77.49

FPS - higher is better

x264 Pass 2

  • Intel Core i5-7600K
    46.2
  • Intel Core i5-4200U
    14.54

FPS - higher is better

TrueCrypt AES

  • Intel Core i5-7600K
    3.3
  • Intel Core i5-4200U
    1.4

GB/s

TrueCrypt Twofish

  • Intel Core i5-7600K
    0.57
  • Intel Core i5-4200U
    0.22

GB/s

TrueCrypt Serpent

  • Intel Core i5-7600K
    0.34
  • Intel Core i5-4200U
    0.12

GB/s

Sunspider 1.0

  • Intel Core i5-7600K
    56.9
  • Intel Core i5-4200U
    165.45

score - higher is better