Average Bench: 56.9% (542nd of 1264)

Based on 24,532 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000306C3, 1FABFBFF000306C3 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-4200M CPU @ 2.50GHz
Poor: 40%Average: 56.9% Great: 65%
Gaming
Gaming 57%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Speed boat

Average average bench

The Intel Core i5-4200M averaged 43.1% 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 79.4Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 76.9Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-4200M is 25.1%. 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 204Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 204Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 24,532 samples)
Min Avg Max
58.5 Memory 79.4 91.6
34.2 1-Core 76.9 90.8
63.3 2-Core 134 165
60.3% 96.8 Pts
Min Avg Max
99.7 4-Core 201 233
112 8-Core 204 234
27.5% 202 Pts
Min Avg Max
107 64-Core 204 236
13.7% 204 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPU Socket - U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
Memory 94.1
1-Core 85.4
2-Core 152
69% 110 Pts
4-Core 176
8-Core 229
27% 202 Pts
64-Core 231
16% 231 Pts
CPU Socket - U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
Memory 81.3
1-Core 90.2
2-Core 154
66% 109 Pts
4-Core 223
8-Core 233
31% 228 Pts
64-Core 234
16% 234 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
Memory 74.3
1-Core 90.1
2-Core 152
64% 106 Pts
4-Core 230
8-Core 232
32% 231 Pts
64-Core 231
16% 231 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.95 GHz (avg)
Memory 74.1
1-Core 87.3
2-Core 155
64% 106 Pts
4-Core 229
8-Core 176
29% 203 Pts
64-Core 187
13% 187 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 76
1-Core 74.3
2-Core 128
58% 92.6 Pts
4-Core 194
8-Core 193
26% 194 Pts
64-Core 194
13% 194 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 33,215,185 CPUs tested.

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Typical Core i5-4200M Builds (Compare 796 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 2%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 55%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk

System: Lenovo 20238

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 65% - Good Total price: $67

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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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2 months ago.

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


Poor

1 month ago.

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


Excellent

7 months ago.

very good(Stable, inexpensive and adequate)


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