Average Bench: 43.4% (416th of 1110)

Based on 10,883 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000306C3, 1FABFBFF000306C3 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-4200M CPU @ 2.50GHz
Poor: 21%Average: 43.4% 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 56.6% 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

Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 76.6Pts
Single Core Floating Point Speed 77.1Pts

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-4200M is 30.3%. 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 204Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 10,883 samples)
Min Avg Max
23.2 SC Int 75.5 90.1
24.6 SC Float 77.1 91.3
23.3 SC Mixed 76.6 91.1
61.1% 76.4 Pts
Min Avg Max
79.8 QC Int 189 222
90 QC Float 203 238
86 QC Mixed 198 234
44.5% 196 Pts
Min Avg Max
75.7 MC Int 194 224
76.9 MC Float 208 239
92.9 MC Mixed 204 236
30.3% 202 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 91.3
SC Mixed 91.4
72% 90.1 Pts
QC Int 221
QC Float 237
QC Mixed 233
52% 230 Pts
MC Int 221
MC Float 236
MC Mixed 238
35% 231 Pts
CPU Socket - U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz
SC Int 79
SC Float 84.8
SC Mixed 84.9
66% 82.9 Pts
QC Int 193
QC Float 203
QC Mixed 204
45% 200 Pts
MC Int 210
MC Float 228
MC Mixed 223
33% 220 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 71.3
SC Float 79.8
SC Mixed 72.5
60% 74.5 Pts
QC Int 190
QC Float 205
QC Mixed 198
45% 197 Pts
MC Int 208
MC Float 224
MC Mixed 219
32% 217 Pts
CPU Socket - U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz
SC Int 52.7
SC Float 51
SC Mixed 55.9
43% 53.2 Pts
QC Int 155
QC Float 196
QC Mixed 172
40% 174 Pts
MC Int 212
MC Float 226
MC Mixed 222
33% 220 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz
SC Int 42.2
SC Float 56
SC Mixed 58.8
42% 52.3 Pts
QC Int 147
QC Float 161
QC Mixed 126
33% 145 Pts
MC Int 150
MC Float 167
MC Mixed 163
24% 160 Pts
CPU Socket - U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 0.8 GHz (avg)
SC Int 23.1
SC Float 22.8
SC Mixed 23.3
18% 23.1 Pts
QC Int 58.5
QC Float 62
QC Mixed 61.1
14% 60.5 Pts
MC Int 56.3
MC Float 58.1
MC Mixed 59.9
9% 58.1 Pts
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Gaming 13%
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Desktop
Desktop 46%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 18%
Surfboard

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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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5 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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