Average Bench: 43.5% (450th of 1159)

Based on 16,498 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000306C3, 1FABFBFF000306C3 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-4200M CPU @ 2.50GHz
Poor: 23%Average: 43.5% 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 56.4% 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 Integer Speed 76.3Pts
Single Core Floating Point Speed 77.1Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-4200M is 27.4%. 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 209Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 205Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 16,498 samples)
Min Avg Max
23.3 SC Int 76.3 89.9
23.4 SC Float 77.1 91.2
23.5 SC Mixed 76.3 90.2
61.2% 76.6 Pts
Min Avg Max
88.4 QC Int 188 221
101 QC Float 203 238
110 QC Mixed 199 233
44.6% 197 Pts
Min Avg Max
102 MC Int 195 222
110 MC Float 209 238
110 MC Mixed 205 235
30.5% 203 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz
SC Int 89.4
SC Float 91.2
SC Mixed 88.6
72% 89.7 Pts
QC Int 219
QC Float 238
QC Mixed 234
52% 230 Pts
MC Int 221
MC Float 235
MC Mixed 234
34% 230 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 88.7
SC Float 89.4
SC Mixed 88.5
71% 88.9 Pts
QC Int 220
QC Float 238
QC Mixed 232
52% 230 Pts
MC Int 219
MC Float 237
MC Mixed 231
34% 229 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 89.4
SC Float 90.5
SC Mixed 88
71% 89.3 Pts
QC Int 217
QC Float 233
QC Mixed 226
51% 225 Pts
MC Int 211
MC Float 232
MC Mixed 214
33% 219 Pts
CPU Socket - U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 85.6
SC Float 85.9
SC Mixed 86.1
69% 85.9 Pts
QC Int 217
QC Float 231
QC Mixed 225
51% 224 Pts
MC Int 216
MC Float 228
MC Mixed 226
33% 223 Pts
CPU Socket - U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 88.9
SC Float 89.7
SC Mixed 89.4
72% 89.3 Pts
QC Int 217
QC Float 237
QC Mixed 213
50% 222 Pts
MC Int 218
MC Float 235
MC Mixed 232
34% 228 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz
SC Int 88
SC Float 90.8
SC Mixed 89.7
72% 89.5 Pts
QC Int 198
QC Float 201
QC Mixed 197
45% 198 Pts
MC Int 189
MC Float 194
MC Mixed 194
29% 192 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.05 GHz (avg)
SC Int 88.3
SC Float 90.8
SC Mixed 90
72% 89.7 Pts
QC Int 197
QC Float 198
QC Mixed 200
45% 198 Pts
MC Int 2.1
MC Float 2.4
MC Mixed 2.1
0% 2.2 Pts
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Typical Core i5-4200M Builds (Compare 1,431 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 48%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 25%
Raft

System: HP ProBook 450 G1

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 96% - Outstanding Total price: $143

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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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4 months ago.

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


Excellent

15 days ago.

Good CPU...


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