Average Bench: 54.8% (620th of 1316)

Based on 30,263 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000306C3, 1FABFBFF000306C3 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-4200M CPU @ 2.50GHz
Poor: 34%Average: 54.8% Great: 64%
Gaming
Gaming 55%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

Average average bench

The Intel Core i5-4200M averaged 45.2% 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 76.2Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 74.7Pts

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-4200M is 30.4%. 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 199Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 30,263 samples)
Min Avg Max
50 Memory 76.2 90.6
23 1-Core 74.7 90.1
46.2 2-Core 131 164
58.4% 93.9 Pts
Min Avg Max
72 4-Core 195 233
62.8 8-Core 199 233
26.9% 197 Pts
Min Avg Max
62.2 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 92
1-Core 78.9
2-Core 148
67% 106 Pts
4-Core 229
8-Core 230
31% 229 Pts
64-Core 229
15% 229 Pts
CPU Socket - U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.7 GHz (avg)
Memory 89.6
1-Core 89.6
2-Core 164
70% 114 Pts
4-Core 191
8-Core 193
26% 192 Pts
64-Core 187
12% 187 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz
Memory 90.3
1-Core 76.2
2-Core 134
64% 100 Pts
4-Core 177
8-Core 208
26% 192 Pts
64-Core 224
15% 224 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
Memory 77
1-Core 78.9
2-Core 148
62% 101 Pts
4-Core 226
8-Core 232
31% 229 Pts
64-Core 235
16% 235 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
Memory 79.7
1-Core 84.4
2-Core 156
65% 107 Pts
4-Core 198
8-Core 218
28% 208 Pts
64-Core 223
15% 223 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 65.3
1-Core 55.5
2-Core 93.2
46% 71.3 Pts
4-Core 186
8-Core 193
26% 190 Pts
64-Core 192
13% 192 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 1.85 GHz (avg)
Memory 55
1-Core 37
2-Core 43.5
32% 45.2 Pts
4-Core 128
8-Core 132
18% 130 Pts
64-Core 129
9% 129 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.95 GHz (avg)
Memory 43.7
1-Core 85.5
2-Core 139
51% 89.4 Pts
4-Core 196
8-Core 168
26% 182 Pts
64-Core 212
14% 212 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz
Memory 41.4
1-Core 19.3
2-Core 30
22% 30.2 Pts
4-Core 50.7
8-Core 57.9
7% 54.3 Pts
64-Core 48.6
3% 48.6 Pts
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Typical Core i5-4200M Builds (Compare 1,799 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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 53% - Above average Total price: $91

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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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6 months ago.

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


Good

9 months ago.

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


Excellent

17 months ago.

very good(Stable, inexpensive and adequate)


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