Average Bench: 43.1% (424th of 1121)

Based on 11,109 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000306C3, 1FABFBFF000306C3 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-4200M CPU @ 2.50GHz
Poor: 22%Average: 43.1% Great: 51%
Gaming
Gaming 43%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 49%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 26%
Raft

Below average average bench

The Intel Core i5-4200M averaged 56.8% 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 Integer Speed 74.9Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 75.1Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-4200M is 28.6%. 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 208Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 203Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 11,109 samples)
Min Avg Max
22.8 SC Int 74.9 90
22.2 SC Float 75.4 91
22.8 SC Mixed 75.1 90.2
60.1% 75.1 Pts
Min Avg Max
61.2 QC Int 187 222
83.5 QC Float 203 238
89 QC Mixed 199 233
44.4% 196 Pts
Min Avg Max
90 MC Int 195 223
86.7 MC Float 208 238
94.5 MC Mixed 203 235
30.2% 202 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPU Socket - U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 81.2
SC Float 86.7
SC Mixed 86.9
68% 84.9 Pts
QC Int 216
QC Float 230
QC Mixed 227
51% 224 Pts
MC Int 209
MC Float 212
MC Mixed 216
32% 212 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 88.4
SC Float 87.4
SC Mixed 88.7
71% 88.2 Pts
QC Int 222
QC Float 234
QC Mixed 217
51% 225 Pts
MC Int 221
MC Float 237
MC Mixed 232
34% 230 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 76.9
SC Float 83.5
SC Mixed 86.1
66% 82.2 Pts
QC Int 216
QC Float 189
QC Mixed 185
45% 197 Pts
MC Int 207
MC Float 219
MC Mixed 209
32% 212 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.55 GHz (avg)
SC Int 85.6
SC Float 85.4
SC Mixed 74.1
65% 81.7 Pts
QC Int 172
QC Float 189
QC Mixed 185
41% 182 Pts
MC Int 159
MC Float 189
MC Mixed 182
26% 177 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
SC Int 71.2
SC Float 72.3
SC Mixed 73.5
58% 72.3 Pts
QC Int 173
QC Float 186
QC Mixed 184
41% 181 Pts
MC Int 179
MC Float 193
MC Mixed 190
28% 187 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 80.4
SC Float 84.4
SC Mixed 79.9
65% 81.6 Pts
QC Int 160
QC Float 178
QC Mixed 169
38% 169 Pts
MC Int 149
MC Float 165
MC Mixed 164
24% 159 Pts
CPU Socket - U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 0.8 GHz (avg)
SC Int 16.6
SC Float 19.7
SC Mixed 17.6
14% 18 Pts
QC Int 48.3
QC Float 63.1
QC Mixed 60.6
13% 57.3 Pts
MC Int 57.7
MC Float 59.9
MC Mixed 60.3
9% 59.3 Pts
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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: 98% - Outstanding Total price: $144

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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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6 months ago.

Haswell chips were WAY too power hungry, using more power than any other mobile Intel chip from the past 10 years.


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