Average Bench: 57% (640th of 1442)

Based on 11,882 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000306C3 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-4200H CPU @ 2.80GHz
Poor: 42%Average: 57% Great: 66%
Gaming
Gaming 57%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 41%
Speed boat

Average average bench

The Intel Core i5-4200H averaged 43.0% 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. Memory Latency 76.8Pts
Avg. Single Core Speed 83.7Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-4200H is 24%. 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 Speed 221Pts
Avg. Octa Core Speed 220Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 11,882 samples)
Min Avg Max
56.7 Memory 76.8 90.9
53.5 1-Core 83.7 96
92.7 2-Core 145 174
61.1% 102 Pts
Min Avg Max
123 4-Core 216 253
137 8-Core 220 253
29% 218 Pts
Min Avg Max
136 64-Core 221 254
13.7% 221 Pts
User Benchmarks BenchNormalHeavyServer
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.25 GHz (avg)
Memory 83.5
1-Core 87.1
2-Core 151
65% 107 Pts
4-Core 229
8-Core 230
31% 230 Pts
64-Core 228
14% 228 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.25 GHz (avg)
Memory 81.9
1-Core 85.3
2-Core 156
64% 108 Pts
4-Core 210
8-Core 220
29% 215 Pts
64-Core 216
13% 216 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 82.9
1-Core 83.4
2-Core 147
63% 104 Pts
4-Core 191
8-Core 220
27% 206 Pts
64-Core 203
13% 203 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.15 GHz (avg)
Memory 77.1
1-Core 86.5
2-Core 150
62% 105 Pts
4-Core 213
8-Core 211
28% 212 Pts
64-Core 207
13% 207 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 69.2
1-Core 63.6
2-Core 156
55% 96.3 Pts
4-Core 234
8-Core 234
31% 234 Pts
64-Core 232
14% 232 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.25 GHz (avg)
Memory 68.7
1-Core 82.8
2-Core 157
60% 103 Pts
4-Core 235
8-Core 236
32% 236 Pts
64-Core 235
15% 235 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.55 GHz (avg)
Memory 67.4
1-Core 84
2-Core 126
56% 92.6 Pts
4-Core 167
8-Core 172
23% 170 Pts
64-Core 174
11% 174 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 1.7 GHz (avg)
Memory 71.6
1-Core 40.2
2-Core 64.6
40% 58.8 Pts
4-Core 94.7
8-Core 61.3
11% 78 Pts
64-Core 93.6
6% 93.6 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.45 GHz (avg)
Memory 34.1
1-Core 20.6
2-Core 65.5
24% 40.1 Pts
4-Core 184
8-Core 235
27% 210 Pts
64-Core 236
15% 236 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 67,686,091 CPUs tested

Typical Core i5-4200H Builds (Compare 563 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
Gaming
Gaming 7%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 58%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 7%
Tree trunk

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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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10 months ago.

i found it weird that this is rated at 47 watts and some of the quad core laptop cpus from last generation is rated at 35 watts


Average

6 years ago.

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


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