Average Bench: 36.1% (552nd of 1110)

Based on 26,127 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF00040651, , 0000000000040651, 0FABFBFF00040651, 1FABFBFF00040651 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-4210U CPU @ 1.70GHz
Poor: 22%Average: 36.1% Great: 42%
Gaming
Gaming 36%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 21%
Surfboard

Poor average bench

The Intel Core i5-4210U averaged 63.8% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Single Core Floating Point Speed 66.2Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 65.4Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-4210U is 20.3%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i5-4210U performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Multi Core Floating Point Speed 171Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 167Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 26,127 samples)
Min Avg Max
22.4 SC Int 64.1 78.4
23.1 SC Float 66.2 79.8
22.5 SC Mixed 65.4 79.4
52.2% 65.2 Pts
Min Avg Max
80.1 QC Int 153 178
89 QC Float 165 190
94.8 QC Mixed 162 187
36.3% 160 Pts
Min Avg Max
109 MC Int 160 179
113 MC Float 171 191
107 MC Mixed 167 188
24.9% 166 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.4 GHz (avg)
SC Int 77.5
SC Float 78
SC Mixed 79.5
63% 78.3 Pts
QC Int 177
QC Float 191
QC Mixed 187
42% 185 Pts
MC Int 180
MC Float 192
MC Mixed 187
28% 186 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 2.6 GHz (avg)
SC Int 78
SC Float 79.7
SC Mixed 78.3
63% 78.7 Pts
QC Int 176
QC Float 189
QC Mixed 187
42% 184 Pts
MC Int 179
MC Float 190
MC Mixed 187
28% 185 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.4 GHz (avg)
SC Int 78.1
SC Float 79.6
SC Mixed 79.3
63% 79 Pts
QC Int 173
QC Float 189
QC Mixed 185
41% 182 Pts
MC Int 178
MC Float 189
MC Mixed 184
28% 184 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.4 GHz (avg)
SC Int 77.3
SC Float 79.5
SC Mixed 78.2
63% 78.3 Pts
QC Int 176
QC Float 189
QC Mixed 186
42% 184 Pts
MC Int 178
MC Float 189
MC Mixed 181
27% 183 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.4 GHz (avg)
SC Int 75.7
SC Float 57.3
SC Mixed 78.3
56% 70.4 Pts
QC Int 126
QC Float 165
QC Mixed 182
36% 158 Pts
MC Int 173
MC Float 183
MC Mixed 181
27% 179 Pts
CPU Socket - U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.4 GHz (avg)
SC Int 69.8
SC Float 62.5
SC Mixed 62.3
52% 64.9 Pts
QC Int 170
QC Float 186
QC Mixed 186
41% 181 Pts
MC Int 166
MC Float 181
MC Mixed 182
26% 176 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz
SC Int 72.7
SC Float 77.2
SC Mixed 73.7
60% 74.5 Pts
QC Int 176
QC Float 171
QC Mixed 153
38% 167 Pts
MC Int 171
MC Float 183
MC Mixed 176
26% 177 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.35 GHz (avg)
SC Int 67.6
SC Float 63.8
SC Mixed 59.3
51% 63.6 Pts
QC Int 142
QC Float 169
QC Mixed 153
35% 155 Pts
MC Int 161
MC Float 177
MC Mixed 177
26% 172 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.35 GHz (avg)
SC Int 60.9
SC Float 68.1
SC Mixed 62.8
51% 63.9 Pts
QC Int 160
QC Float 166
QC Mixed 102
32% 143 Pts
MC Int 163
MC Float 164
MC Mixed 161
24% 163 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 9,333,533 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i5-4210U Builds (Compare 3,128 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 41%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 23%
Surfboard

System: Lenovo 20354

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 87% - Excellent Total price: $104

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i5-4210U Processor (3M Cache, up to 2.70 GHz)
Code NameHaswell
Launch DateQ2'14
Processor Numberi5-4210U
# of Cores2
# of Threads4
Cache3 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.1/4.2, AVX 2.0
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography22 nm
Recommended Price$281.00
Clock Speed1.7 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency2.7 GHz
Bus Speed5 GT/s DMI2
Max TDP15 W

Graphics

Processor GraphicsIntel® HD Graphics 4400
Graphics Base Frequency200 MHz
Graphics OutputeDP/DP/HDMI
Wireless DisplayYes
# of Displays Supported3
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency1 GHz
Quick Sync VideoYes
InTru 3D TechYes
Clear Video HD TechYes
Intel InsiderYes
Flexible Display InterfaceNo
Graphics Video Max Memory2 GB

Memory

Max Memory Size16 GB
Memory TypesDDR3L 1333/1600, LPDDR3 1333/1600
Memory Channels2
Memory Bandwidth25.6 GB/s
ECC Memory SupportedNo

I/O

USB Revision3.0
# of USB Ports4
General Purpose IOYes
UARTYes
Total # of SATA Ports4
Integrated LANNo
Integrated IDENo
Max # of SATA 6.0 Gb/s Ports4

Expansion Options

PCI Express Revision2.0
PCI Express Configurations4x1, 2x4
Max # of PCI Express Lanes12
PCI SupportNo

Data Protection

AES New InstructionsYes
Secure KeyYes

Advanced Technologies

Virtualization Tech (VT-x)Yes
Intel 64Yes
Idle StatesYes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® TechYes
Thermal Monitoring TechnologiesYes
Turbo Boost Tech2.0
Hyper-Threading TechYes
Virtualization for Directed I/O (VT-d)No
VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)Yes
TSX-NINo
vPro TechNo
Identity Protection TechYes
Rapid Storage TechYes
Smart Connect TechYes
HD Audio TechYes
Matrix Storage TechNo
ME Firmware Version9.5

Package

Package Size40mm x 24mm x 1.5mm
Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedFCBGA1168

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
Trusted Execution TechNo
Anti-Theft TechYes

 Comments

Added n/a ago.

Good

7 months ago.

added a ssd 850 evo to this processor and it works faster than a 2500.00 i7-7700hq I have..very dependable and fan rarely kicks on in laptop..


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