Average Bench: 42% (481st of 1206)

Based on 19,912 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000306C3, 1FABFBFF000306C3 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-4200M CPU @ 2.50GHz
Poor: 20%Average: 42% Great: 49%
Gaming
Gaming 42%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 47%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 21%
Surfboard

Below average average bench

The Intel Core i5-4200M averaged 57.9% 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 76.2Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 133Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-4200M is 29.6%. 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 205Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 204Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 19,912 samples)
Min Avg Max
23 1-Core 76.2 90.4
43 2-Core 133 164
50.3% 105 Pts
Min Avg Max
80.4 4-Core 201 233
95.3 8-Core 204 234
27.6% 203 Pts
Min Avg Max
78.1 64-Core 205 235
13.8% 205 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 85.8
2-Core 158
58% 122 Pts
4-Core 229
8-Core 230
31% 230 Pts
64-Core 227
15% 227 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 88.7
2-Core 130
54% 110 Pts
4-Core 231
8-Core 221
31% 226 Pts
64-Core 221
15% 221 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 87.8
2-Core 139
55% 113 Pts
4-Core 228
8-Core 236
32% 232 Pts
64-Core 231
16% 231 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 88.2
2-Core 86.1
46% 87.1 Pts
4-Core 205
8-Core 208
28% 207 Pts
64-Core 216
14% 216 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.05 GHz (avg)
1-Core 71.7
2-Core 117
46% 94.2 Pts
4-Core 144
8-Core 144
20% 144 Pts
64-Core 149
10% 149 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 0.8 GHz (avg)
1-Core 23.6
2-Core 40.4
16% 32 Pts
4-Core 61.6
8-Core 62.1
8% 61.8 Pts
64-Core 62
4% 62 Pts
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 Prices

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Typical Core i5-4200M Builds (Compare 1,893 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: 33% - Below average Total price: $124

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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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1 month 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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