Intel Core i3-4025U vs Intel Core i5 M 560

Compare Intel 4th Generation Core i3 2 core CPU vs Intel 2 core processor, specs and benchmark score. Which is the better CPU for gaming?

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Benchmark Score

Overall Score

A combined score of all workloads

11 %
12 %
9% slightly better overall score

Gaming Score

The raw gaming performance with a fast GPU

20 %
23 %
15% slightly better gaming score

Multitasking Score

Performance in workloads using up to 8 cores

9 %
9 %

Heavy Workload Score

Performance in workloads using up to 16 cores

8 %
8 %

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Number of physical processing units



Number of logical processing units


Clock Speed

Base frequency at which the chip operates

2 GHz
3 GHz
40% slightly higher clock speed

Other details


Ranking in the hardwareDB database

1,076th of 1,337
1,064th of 1,337


The product line

4th Generation Core i3

Release date

The official date of release of this chip

May 2014

Memory Type

The type of memory used by this chip


Supports ECC memory

Does this CPU support error correcting memory


Core i3-4025U vs Core i5 M 560 comparison

According to the hardwareDB Benchmark tool, the Core i5 M 560 is faster than the Core i3-4025U. Furthermore, our gaming benchmark shows that it also outperforms the Core i3-4025U in all gaming tests too.

When comparing these CPUs we notice that they have the same number of cores and the same number of threads. Our comparison shows that the Core i5 M 560 has a slightly higher clock speed compared to the Core i3-4025U.

Modern CPUs generally have more logical cores than physical cores, this means that each core is split into multiple virtual cores, improving efficiency for parallel workloads. Indeed, the Core i3-4025U has more threads than cores. Each physical core is split into multiple threads.


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