Average Bench: 57.6% (512th of 1239)

Based on 21,225 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000306C3, 1FABFBFF000306C3 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-4200M CPU @ 2.50GHz
Poor: 37%Average: 57.6% Great: 65%
Gaming
Gaming 58%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 41%
Speed boat

Average average bench

The Intel Core i5-4200M averaged 42.4% 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 81.8Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 75.6Pts

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

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 199Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 197Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 21,225 samples)
Min Avg Max
57.8 Memory 81.8 91.5
23 1-Core 75.6 90.8
43.5 2-Core 131 163
60.5% 96.2 Pts
Min Avg Max
64.8 4-Core 195 233
65.5 8-Core 197 234
26.8% 196 Pts
Min Avg Max
60.8 64-Core 199 235
13.3% 199 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
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)
Memory 89
1-Core 91.1
2-Core 152
69% 111 Pts
4-Core 233
8-Core 232
32% 233 Pts
64-Core 230
15% 230 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
Memory 86.9
1-Core 88.2
2-Core 141
66% 105 Pts
4-Core 230
8-Core 224
31% 227 Pts
64-Core 230
15% 230 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
Memory 86.2
1-Core 88.8
2-Core 152
67% 109 Pts
4-Core 229
8-Core 228
31% 229 Pts
64-Core 229
15% 229 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
Memory 82.6
1-Core 88.8
2-Core 148
66% 106 Pts
4-Core 230
8-Core 231
32% 230 Pts
64-Core 229
15% 229 Pts
CPU Socket - U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
Memory 80.9
1-Core 73
2-Core 118
58% 90.6 Pts
4-Core 224
8-Core 228
31% 226 Pts
64-Core 228
15% 228 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 82.7
1-Core 67.3
2-Core 107
56% 85.8 Pts
4-Core 192
8-Core 188
26% 190 Pts
64-Core 193
13% 193 Pts
CPU Socket - U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
Memory 81.6
1-Core 76.6
2-Core 106
58% 88.1 Pts
4-Core 143
8-Core 190
22% 167 Pts
64-Core 171
12% 171 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 28,603,435 CPUs tested.

 Prices

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Typical Core i5-4200M Builds (Compare 2,183 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 57%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 22%
Surfboard

System: HP ProBook 450 G1

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 45% - Average Total price: $114

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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

 Comments

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1 month ago.

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


Excellent

3 months ago.

very good(Stable, inexpensive and adequate)


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