Average Bench: 43.7% (423rd of 1130)

Based on 10,244 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000306C3, 1FABFBFF000306C3 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-4200M CPU @ 2.50GHz
Poor: 25%Average: 43.7% Great: 51%
Gaming
Gaming 44%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 49%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 26%
Raft

Below average average bench

The Intel Core i5-4200M averaged 56.2% 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

Single Core Floating Point Speed 76.6Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 75.6Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-4200M is 25.8%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i5-4200M performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Multi Core Floating Point Speed 212Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 207Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 10,244 samples)
Min Avg Max
23 SC Int 75 89.8
23.5 SC Float 76.6 91.3
24.9 SC Mixed 75.6 89.9
60.6% 75.7 Pts
Min Avg Max
94.4 QC Int 191 222
110 QC Float 206 238
99.4 QC Mixed 202 233
45.2% 200 Pts
Min Avg Max
125 MC Int 198 223
132 MC Float 212 238
131 MC Mixed 207 235
30.8% 205 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
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)
SC Int 79.7
SC Float 86.4
SC Mixed 85.7
67% 83.9 Pts
QC Int 216
QC Float 233
QC Mixed 230
51% 226 Pts
MC Int 217
MC Float 230
MC Mixed 230
34% 226 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz
SC Int 82.9
SC Float 82.9
SC Mixed 85.1
67% 83.6 Pts
QC Int 217
QC Float 227
QC Mixed 231
51% 225 Pts
MC Int 220
MC Float 235
MC Mixed 230
34% 228 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 81.7
SC Float 87.8
SC Mixed 86
68% 85.2 Pts
QC Int 207
QC Float 230
QC Mixed 224
50% 220 Pts
MC Int 211
MC Float 230
MC Mixed 222
33% 221 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 85.7
SC Float 86.1
SC Mixed 86.2
69% 86 Pts
QC Int 138
QC Float 202
QC Mixed 213
42% 184 Pts
MC Int 210
MC Float 225
MC Mixed 217
33% 217 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 71.5
SC Float 77.7
SC Mixed 72.5
59% 73.9 Pts
QC Int 222
QC Float 235
QC Mixed 230
52% 229 Pts
MC Int 219
MC Float 228
MC Mixed 228
34% 225 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
SC Int 73
SC Float 74.2
SC Mixed 72.4
59% 73.2 Pts
QC Int 180
QC Float 189
QC Mixed 184
42% 184 Pts
MC Int 178
MC Float 191
MC Mixed 174
27% 181 Pts
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Typical Core i5-4200M Builds (Compare 923 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 14%
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Desktop
Desktop 47%
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Workstation
Workstation 25%
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System: HP ProBook 450 G1

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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

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9 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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