Average Bench: 33.2% (510th of 1182)

Based on 18,187 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000306C3, 1FABFBFF000306C3 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-4200M CPU @ 2.50GHz
Poor: 20%Average: 33.2% Great: 39%
Gaming
Gaming 33%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 47%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 21%
Surfboard

Poor average bench

The Intel Core i5-4200M averaged 66.8% 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 76.6Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 134Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-4200M is just 18.7%. 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 18,187 samples)
Min Avg Max
36 1-Core 76.6 90.3
64.6 2-Core 134 166
50.6% 105 Pts
Min Avg Max
112 4-Core 199 233
114 8-Core 203 233
27.3% 201 Pts
Min Avg Max
112 64-Core 204 234
13.7% 204 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 88.8
2-Core 162
60% 125 Pts
4-Core 227
8-Core 226
31% 227 Pts
64-Core 229
15% 229 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.95 GHz (avg)
1-Core 73.2
2-Core 159
54% 116 Pts
4-Core 231
8-Core 230
32% 231 Pts
64-Core 232
16% 232 Pts
CPU Socket - U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 81
2-Core 130
52% 105 Pts
4-Core 230
8-Core 232
32% 231 Pts
64-Core 233
16% 233 Pts
CPU Socket - U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 87.9
2-Core 148
57% 118 Pts
4-Core 224
8-Core 206
30% 215 Pts
64-Core 228
15% 228 Pts
CPU Socket - U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.95 GHz (avg)
1-Core 86.7
2-Core 160
59% 123 Pts
4-Core 184
8-Core 217
27% 201 Pts
64-Core 194
13% 194 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 89.5
2-Core 102
50% 95.6 Pts
4-Core 163
8-Core 163
22% 163 Pts
64-Core 222
15% 222 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.15 GHz (avg)
1-Core 90.5
2-Core 43.2
40% 66.8 Pts
4-Core 147
8-Core 145
20% 146 Pts
64-Core 178
12% 178 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 0.8 GHz (avg)
1-Core 22.1
2-Core 40.1
15% 31.1 Pts
4-Core 57.1
8-Core 59.1
8% 58.1 Pts
64-Core 58
4% 58 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 19,432,304 CPUs tested.

 Prices

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Typical Core i5-4200M Builds (Compare 1,542 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 46%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 23%
Surfboard

System: HP ProBook 450 G1

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 28% - Poor Total price: $125

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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.


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