Average Bench: 41.3% (495th of 1206)

Based on 19,885 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000306C3, 1FABFBFF000306C3 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-4200M CPU @ 2.50GHz
Poor: 19%Average: 41.3% Great: 49%
Gaming
Gaming 41%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 46%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 21%
Surfboard

Below average average bench

The Intel Core i5-4200M averaged 58.7% 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 74.5Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 131Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-4200M is 29.9%. 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 203Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 201Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 19,885 samples)
Min Avg Max
22.5 1-Core 74.5 90.4
43.1 2-Core 131 165
49.4% 103 Pts
Min Avg Max
66.4 4-Core 198 233
68.1 8-Core 201 233
27.1% 199 Pts
Min Avg Max
62 64-Core 203 235
13.6% 203 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
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)
1-Core 88.7
2-Core 160
60% 124 Pts
4-Core 233
8-Core 237
32% 235 Pts
64-Core 237
16% 237 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 84.8
2-Core 164
59% 124 Pts
4-Core 233
8-Core 228
32% 231 Pts
64-Core 232
16% 232 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 85.2
2-Core 154
57% 119 Pts
4-Core 221
8-Core 227
31% 224 Pts
64-Core 227
15% 227 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 74.2
2-Core 157
54% 116 Pts
4-Core 229
8-Core 230
31% 229 Pts
64-Core 229
15% 229 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.85 GHz (avg)
1-Core 87.6
2-Core 158
59% 123 Pts
4-Core 190
8-Core 174
25% 182 Pts
64-Core 167
11% 167 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.95 GHz (avg)
1-Core 78.8
2-Core 149
54% 114 Pts
4-Core 210
8-Core 212
29% 211 Pts
64-Core 214
14% 214 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
1-Core 71.2
2-Core 140
50% 106 Pts
4-Core 197
8-Core 192
27% 195 Pts
64-Core 191
13% 191 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
1-Core 72.8
2-Core 122
47% 97.2 Pts
4-Core 195
8-Core 195
27% 195 Pts
64-Core 190
13% 190 Pts
CPU Socket - U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
1-Core 60.9
2-Core 119
42% 90.1 Pts
4-Core 158
8-Core 170
22% 164 Pts
64-Core 190
13% 190 Pts
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Typical Core i5-4200M Builds (Compare 1,778 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
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Desktop
Desktop 44%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 17%
Surfboard

System: HP ProBook 450 G1

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 42% - 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

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5 days 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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