Average Bench: 43.9% (345th of 980)

Based on 8,391 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000306C3, 1FABFBFF000306C3 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-4200M CPU @ 2.50GHz
Poor: 25%Average: 43.9% Great: 51%
Gaming
Gaming 44%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 50%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 26%
Raft

Below average average bench

The Intel Core i5-4200M averaged 56.1% 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 77.4Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 76.7Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-4200M is 26.2%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i5-4200M performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Multi Core Floating Point Speed 212Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 208Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 8,391 samples)
Min Avg Max
22.9 SC Int 75.6 90.2
23.7 SC Float 77.4 91.7
23.4 SC Mixed 76.7 91
61.2% 76.6 Pts
Min Avg Max
91.8 QC Int 191 223
99.4 QC Float 205 238
103 QC Mixed 201 234
45.1% 199 Pts
Min Avg Max
117 MC Int 198 224
119 MC Float 212 239
114 MC Mixed 208 236
30.8% 206 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 87.6
SC Float 88.9
SC Mixed 90.7
71% 89.1 Pts
QC Int 221
QC Float 238
QC Mixed 234
52% 231 Pts
MC Int 225
MC Float 240
MC Mixed 238
35% 234 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 88.9
SC Float 90.5
SC Mixed 89.7
72% 89.7 Pts
QC Int 222
QC Float 235
QC Mixed 231
52% 229 Pts
MC Int 223
MC Float 241
MC Mixed 237
35% 233 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 89.5
SC Float 86
SC Mixed 88.3
70% 87.9 Pts
QC Int 222
QC Float 233
QC Mixed 230
52% 228 Pts
MC Int 222
MC Float 234
MC Mixed 232
34% 229 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 91
SC Float 90.2
SC Mixed 85.3
71% 88.8 Pts
QC Int 221
QC Float 237
QC Mixed 233
52% 231 Pts
MC Int 223
MC Float 235
MC Mixed 216
34% 225 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 86.7
SC Float 89.7
SC Mixed 86.2
70% 87.5 Pts
QC Int 217
QC Float 236
QC Mixed 220
51% 224 Pts
MC Int 218
MC Float 234
MC Mixed 212
33% 221 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 84.2
SC Float 86.8
SC Mixed 87.7
69% 86.2 Pts
QC Int 216
QC Float 231
QC Mixed 208
50% 219 Pts
MC Int 220
MC Float 236
MC Mixed 227
34% 228 Pts
CPU Socket - U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 73.6
SC Float 78.4
SC Mixed 80.8
62% 77.6 Pts
QC Int 175
QC Float 190
QC Mixed 185
42% 183 Pts
MC Int 213
MC Float 224
MC Mixed 226
33% 221 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 62.8
SC Float 77.7
SC Mixed 64
54% 68.2 Pts
QC Int 168
QC Float 184
QC Mixed 172
40% 175 Pts
MC Int 185
MC Float 199
MC Mixed 202
29% 195 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz
SC Int 31.2
SC Float 42.2
SC Mixed 48.4
32% 40.6 Pts
QC Int 196
QC Float 198
QC Mixed 194
44% 196 Pts
MC Int 186
MC Float 198
MC Mixed 194
29% 193 Pts
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Typical Core i5-4200M Builds (Compare 1,102 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 13%
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Desktop
Desktop 46%
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Workstation
Workstation 18%
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EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 91% - Outstanding Total price: $149

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i5-4200M Processor (3M Cache, up to 3.10 GHz)
Code NameHaswell
Launch DateQ4'13
Processor Numberi5-4200M
# 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$225.00
Clock Speed2.5 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency3.1 GHz
Bus Speed5 GT/s DMI2
Max TDP37 W

Graphics

Processor GraphicsIntel® HD Graphics 4600
Graphics Base Frequency400 MHz
Graphics OutputeDP/DP/HDMI
Wireless DisplayYes
# of Displays Supported3
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency1.15 GHz
Quick Sync VideoYes
InTru 3D TechYes
Clear Video HD TechYes
Intel InsiderYes
Graphics Video Max Memory2 GB

Memory

Max Memory Size32 GB
Memory TypesDDR3L 1333/1600
Memory Channels2
Memory Bandwidth25.6 GB/s
ECC Memory SupportedNo

Expansion Options

PCI Express Revision3
PCI Express Configurations1x16 or 2x8 or 1x8 2x4
Max # of PCI Express Lanes16

Data Protection

AES New InstructionsYes
Secure KeyYes

Advanced Technologies

Virtualization Tech (VT-x)Yes
Intel 64Yes
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

Package

Package Size37.5mm x 37.5mm x 4.7mm
Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedFCPGA946

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
Trusted Execution TechNo
Anti-Theft TechYes

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