Average Bench: 45.6% (401st of 1196)

Based on 6,900 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000306C3 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-4200H CPU @ 2.80GHz
Poor: 24%Average: 45.6% Great: 54%
Gaming
Gaming 46%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 51%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 23%
Surfboard

Below average average bench

The Intel Core i5-4200H averaged 54.4% 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

Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 83.3Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 143Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-4200H is 29.8%. 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 221Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 6,900 samples)
Min Avg Max
34.2 1-Core 83.3 98.7
69 2-Core 143 178
54.7% 113 Pts
Min Avg Max
116 4-Core 216 255
141 8-Core 221 256
29.8% 219 Pts
Min Avg Max
139 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 94
2-Core 161
62% 128 Pts
4-Core 256
8-Core 253
35% 254 Pts
64-Core 255
17% 255 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 96.5
2-Core 156
62% 126 Pts
4-Core 249
8-Core 252
34% 250 Pts
64-Core 252
17% 252 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 97.2
2-Core 163
63% 130 Pts
4-Core 226
8-Core 228
31% 227 Pts
64-Core 242
16% 242 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz
1-Core 84.9
2-Core 175
61% 130 Pts
4-Core 253
8-Core 248
34% 251 Pts
64-Core 255
17% 255 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 87.4
2-Core 158
59% 123 Pts
4-Core 241
8-Core 245
33% 243 Pts
64-Core 245
16% 245 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 82.5
2-Core 147
55% 115 Pts
4-Core 194
8-Core 209
27% 201 Pts
64-Core 235
16% 235 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
1-Core 58.6
2-Core 104
39% 81.5 Pts
4-Core 166
8-Core 134
21% 150 Pts
64-Core 148
10% 148 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.35 GHz (avg)
1-Core 66
2-Core 102
41% 83.8 Pts
4-Core 123
8-Core 123
17% 123 Pts
64-Core 132
9% 132 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,858,666 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i5-4200H Builds (Compare 3,506 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 49%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 24%
Surfboard

System: Asus X550JX

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 18% - Very poor Total price: $70

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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

21 months ago.

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


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