Average Bench: 55% (618th of 1314)

Based on 28,119 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000306C3, 1FABFBFF000306C3 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-4200M CPU @ 2.50GHz
Poor: 35%Average: 55% Great: 65%
Gaming
Gaming 55%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

Average average bench

The Intel Core i5-4200M averaged 44.9% 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 76.8Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 73.5Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-4200M is 30%. 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 201Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 199Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 28,119 samples)
Min Avg Max
48.9 Memory 76.8 91
22.8 1-Core 73.5 90.2
50.3 2-Core 130 164
58.1% 93.3 Pts
Min Avg Max
64.1 4-Core 194 233
73.2 8-Core 199 233
26.8% 196 Pts
Min Avg Max
87.2 64-Core 201 235
13.5% 201 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 2.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 83.2
1-Core 73
2-Core 136
61% 97.5 Pts
4-Core 193
8-Core 194
26% 194 Pts
64-Core 194
13% 194 Pts
CPU Socket - U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 84.6
1-Core 72.6
2-Core 120
59% 92.4 Pts
4-Core 181
8-Core 185
25% 183 Pts
64-Core 190
13% 190 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
Memory 75.2
1-Core 78.1
2-Core 151
61% 101 Pts
4-Core 226
8-Core 233
31% 229 Pts
64-Core 227
15% 227 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
Memory 73.4
1-Core 84.7
2-Core 150
62% 103 Pts
4-Core 217
8-Core 217
30% 217 Pts
64-Core 216
14% 216 Pts
CPU Socket - U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
Memory 81.2
1-Core 83.8
2-Core 135
63% 99.9 Pts
4-Core 170
8-Core 180
24% 175 Pts
64-Core 220
15% 220 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
Memory 73.6
1-Core 82.3
2-Core 148
61% 101 Pts
4-Core 198
8-Core 191
27% 195 Pts
64-Core 226
15% 226 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
Memory 63.3
1-Core 80.2
2-Core 121
54% 88.1 Pts
4-Core 203
8-Core 229
29% 216 Pts
64-Core 228
15% 228 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 43,088,013 CPUs tested.

 Prices

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Typical Core i5-4200M Builds (Compare 1,655 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 3%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk

System: Lenovo 20238

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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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4 months ago.

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


Good

6 months ago.

i have it, and it's really bad...


Excellent

15 months ago.

very good(Stable, inexpensive and adequate)


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