Average Bench: 36.4% (433rd of 1182)

Based on 6,641 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000306C3 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-4200H CPU @ 2.80GHz
Poor: 23%Average: 36.4% Great: 42%
Gaming
Gaming 36%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 52%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 23%
Surfboard

Poor average bench

The Intel Core i5-4200H averaged 63.6% 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 85.1Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 146Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-4200H is just 18.9%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i5-4200H performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 225Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 222Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 6,641 samples)
Min Avg Max
51.3 1-Core 85.1 98.9
85.8 2-Core 146 178
55.8% 116 Pts
Min Avg Max
136 4-Core 217 255
150 8-Core 222 256
30% 220 Pts
Min Avg Max
149 64-Core 225 258
15.1% 225 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 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 97.5
2-Core 170
64% 134 Pts
4-Core 253
8-Core 252
34% 253 Pts
64-Core 256
17% 256 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 90
2-Core 142
57% 116 Pts
4-Core 249
8-Core 251
34% 250 Pts
64-Core 245
16% 245 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.25 GHz (avg)
1-Core 87.5
2-Core 133
54% 110 Pts
4-Core 237
8-Core 236
32% 236 Pts
64-Core 181
12% 181 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.7 GHz (avg)
1-Core 20.7
2-Core 90.1
23% 55.4 Pts
4-Core 238
8-Core 226
32% 232 Pts
64-Core 221
15% 221 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.25 GHz (avg)
1-Core 44
2-Core 113
36% 78.7 Pts
4-Core 242
8-Core 175
30% 208 Pts
64-Core 248
17% 248 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2 GHz (avg)
1-Core 23.6
2-Core 41.5
16% 32.5 Pts
4-Core 146
8-Core 257
25% 201 Pts
64-Core 259
17% 259 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 20,236,079 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i5-4200H Builds (Compare 3,286 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 50%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 24%
Surfboard

System: Asus X550JX

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 16% - Very poor Total price: $80

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i5-4200H Processor (3M Cache, up to 3.40 GHz)
Code NameHaswell
Launch DateQ4'13
Processor Numberi5-4200H
# 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 Speed2.8 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency3.4 GHz
Bus Speed5 GT/s DMI2
Max TDP47 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)Yes
VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)Yes
TSX-NINo
vPro TechNo
Identity Protection TechYes

Package

Package Size37.5mm x 32mm x 1.65mm
Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedFCBGA1364

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
Trusted Execution TechNo
Anti-Theft TechYes

 Comments

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Average

19 months ago.

Not the best for modern gaming, but does its job.


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