Average Bench: 45.4% (414th of 1206)

Based on 6,955 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000306C3 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-4200H CPU @ 2.80GHz
Poor: 23%Average: 45.4% Great: 54%
Gaming
Gaming 45%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 50%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 23%
Surfboard

Below average average bench

The Intel Core i5-4200H averaged 54.5% 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 83Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 143Pts

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-4200H is 30.8%. 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 223Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 221Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 6,955 samples)
Min Avg Max
36.9 1-Core 83 98.8
68.3 2-Core 143 178
54.4% 113 Pts
Min Avg Max
107 4-Core 215 255
119 8-Core 221 256
29.7% 218 Pts
Min Avg Max
119 64-Core 223 259
15% 223 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 98
2-Core 174
65% 136 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 3.25 GHz (avg)
1-Core 96.7
2-Core 167
64% 132 Pts
4-Core 248
8-Core 249
34% 249 Pts
64-Core 249
17% 249 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.25 GHz (avg)
1-Core 95.8
2-Core 159
62% 127 Pts
4-Core 241
8-Core 249
33% 245 Pts
64-Core 250
17% 250 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 92.5
2-Core 163
61% 128 Pts
4-Core 245
8-Core 253
34% 249 Pts
64-Core 250
17% 250 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.25 GHz (avg)
1-Core 91.4
2-Core 160
60% 126 Pts
4-Core 246
8-Core 250
34% 248 Pts
64-Core 249
17% 249 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 92.2
2-Core 157
60% 125 Pts
4-Core 240
8-Core 179
30% 210 Pts
64-Core 244
16% 244 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.25 GHz (avg)
1-Core 87.2
2-Core 158
59% 123 Pts
4-Core 224
8-Core 221
30% 223 Pts
64-Core 229
15% 229 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.25 GHz (avg)
1-Core 71.5
2-Core 132
49% 102 Pts
4-Core 202
8-Core 234
29% 218 Pts
64-Core 228
15% 228 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.25 GHz (avg)
1-Core 71
2-Core 120
46% 95.7 Pts
4-Core 208
8-Core 225
29% 217 Pts
64-Core 233
16% 233 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 24,104,585 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i5-4200H Builds (Compare 3,772 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 49%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 24%
Surfboard

System: Asus X550JX

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 15% - Very poor Total price: $85

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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

24 months ago.

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


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