Average Bench: 41.3% (1023rd of 1439)

Based on 82,966 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF00040651, , 0000000000040651, 0FABFBFF00040651, 1FABFBFF00040651 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-4210U CPU @ 1.70GHz
Poor: 20%Average: 41.3% Great: 53%
Gaming
Gaming 41%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 46%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 29%
Raft

Below average average bench

The Intel Core i5-4210U averaged 58.6% 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. Memory Latency 61.3Pts
Avg. Single Core Speed 51.5Pts

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-4210U is 33%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i5-4210U performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Speed 132Pts
Avg. Octa Core Speed 132Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 82,966 samples)
Min Avg Max
22.3 Memory 61.3 82
20.8 1-Core 51.5 64.8
36.5 2-Core 89.5 112
42.3% 67.4 Pts
Min Avg Max
69.7 4-Core 125 157
75 8-Core 132 160
17% 128 Pts
Min Avg Max
76.6 64-Core 132 161
8.2% 132 Pts
User Benchmarks BenchNormalHeavyServer
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)
Memory 82.4
1-Core 68.8
2-Core 113
56% 88.2 Pts
4-Core 167
8-Core 165
22% 166 Pts
64-Core 164
10% 164 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.4 GHz (avg)
Memory 78.4
1-Core 62.3
2-Core 108
52% 82.8 Pts
4-Core 151
8-Core 145
20% 148 Pts
64-Core 161
10% 161 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.4 GHz (avg)
Memory 76.2
1-Core 63
2-Core 85.4
49% 74.9 Pts
4-Core 142
8-Core 145
19% 143 Pts
64-Core 139
9% 139 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.05 GHz (avg)
Memory 75.4
1-Core 56.8
2-Core 90.5
48% 74.2 Pts
4-Core 142
8-Core 125
18% 134 Pts
64-Core 120
7% 120 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.4 GHz (avg)
Memory 59.1
1-Core 61.4
2-Core 98.7
45% 73.1 Pts
4-Core 165
8-Core 166
22% 165 Pts
64-Core 165
10% 165 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.05 GHz (avg)
Memory 75.2
1-Core 61.7
2-Core 107
51% 81.3 Pts
4-Core 45.5
8-Core 95.5
8% 70.5 Pts
64-Core 148
9% 148 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 1.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 68.9
1-Core 38.2
2-Core 62.8
39% 56.6 Pts
4-Core 76
8-Core 108
12% 91.8 Pts
64-Core 107
7% 107 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 67,363,236 CPUs tested

Typical Core i5-4210U Builds (Compare 2,065 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
Gaming
Gaming 6%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 43%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 6%
Tree trunk

System: Lenovo 20354

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 22% - Poor Total price: $28

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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.

Excellent

1 month ago.

My old processor. But cheap and good


Good

3 years 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..


Excellent

3 years ago.

very well for multi-task, i use it for blender 2.8


Good

2 years ago.

yo tengo esta pero no es tan buena mejor dicho es mala


Good

13 months ago.

It is ok in gaming but not really that good. I can at least play all games at all lowest in 30fps (AAA titeld games).


Good

5 years ago.

The most popular Haswell generation low-powered laptop cpu, the i5-4210U comes with 2 cores, 4 threads at 2.4Ghz all core turbo and 2.7Ghz single core turbo. It is still relatively capable in everyday tasks despite it being 4 years old, however system responsiveness is starting to slow down noticeably for the power user.


Good

2 years ago.

I think i5-4300M is much better.


Average

5 years ago.

The most popular Haswell generation low-powered laptop cpu, the i5-4210U comes with 2 cores, 4 threads at 2.4Ghz all core turbo and 2.7Ghz single core turbo. It is still relatively capable in everyday tasks despite it being 4 years old, however system responsiveness is starting to slow down noticeably for the power user. However, for most users, replace the hard drive with an SSD, and you will be able to get a few more years' use out of your laptop.


Good

3 years ago.

The ultimate school project cpu, but useless unless you have an ssd.


Excellent

5 years ago.

very good processor


Average

4 years ago.

Performs quite decently, however, the age can be seen when gaming... Can be commonly seen on older laptops paired with a GT 840M, and does pair quite nicely for some light gaming


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