Average Bench: 33.1% (514th of 1184)

Based on 18,664 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000306C3, 1FABFBFF000306C3 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-4200M CPU @ 2.50GHz
Poor: 18%Average: 33.1% Great: 39%
Gaming
Gaming 33%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 46%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 21%
Surfboard

Poor average bench

The Intel Core i5-4200M averaged 66.9% 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. Single Core Mixed Speed 75.2Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 133Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-4200M is 20.4%. 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 204Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 203Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 18,664 samples)
Min Avg Max
23.3 1-Core 75.2 90.3
58.8 2-Core 133 164
49.9% 104 Pts
Min Avg Max
98.3 4-Core 198 233
111 8-Core 203 234
27.3% 200 Pts
Min Avg Max
116 64-Core 204 235
13.7% 204 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 84.4
2-Core 119
51% 102 Pts
4-Core 232
8-Core 229
32% 231 Pts
64-Core 232
16% 232 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 90.2
2-Core 147
58% 119 Pts
4-Core 229
8-Core 212
30% 221 Pts
64-Core 236
16% 236 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 61.2
2-Core 119
43% 90.2 Pts
4-Core 231
8-Core 232
32% 231 Pts
64-Core 224
15% 224 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.95 GHz (avg)
1-Core 84.6
2-Core 153
57% 119 Pts
4-Core 208
8-Core 208
28% 208 Pts
64-Core 211
14% 211 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.7 GHz (avg)
1-Core 80.5
2-Core 158
56% 119 Pts
4-Core 188
8-Core 192
26% 190 Pts
64-Core 192
13% 192 Pts
CPU Socket - U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 57.4
2-Core 120
42% 88.9 Pts
4-Core 174
8-Core 224
26% 199 Pts
64-Core 227
15% 227 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.95 GHz (avg)
1-Core 74.6
2-Core 135
50% 105 Pts
4-Core 170
8-Core 185
24% 177 Pts
64-Core 184
12% 184 Pts
CPU Socket - U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz
1-Core 77.3
2-Core 136
51% 107 Pts
4-Core 139
8-Core 213
22% 176 Pts
64-Core 175
12% 175 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 20,946,422 CPUs tested.

 Prices

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Typical Core i5-4200M Builds (Compare 1,660 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 45%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 17%
Surfboard

System: HP ProBook 450 G1

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 36% - Below average Total price: $94

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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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7 months ago.

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


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