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Intel Core i5-4210M

Intel 4210M

The Intel Core i5-4210M is a middle-class dual-core processor for laptops launched in Q2/2014. It is based on the Haswell architecture and is manufactured in 22nm. Due to Hyper-Threading, the two cores can handle up to four threads in parallel leading to better utilization of the CPU. Each core offers a base speed of 2.6 GHz but can dynamically increase clock rates with Turbo Boost up to 3.2 GHz for 1 active core or 3.1 GHz for 2 active cores.

Haswell is the successor to the Ivy Bridge architecture with improvements on both GPU and CPU performance. The CPUs are produced in 22nm and offer an optimized branch prediction as well as additional execution ports. Furthermore, new features like AVX2 and FMA should increase the performance in future applications.

Due to these changes, the performance per clock has been improved by almost 10 percent compared to Ivy Bridge. Therefore, the i5-4210M is about as fast as the former Ivy Bridge model i7-3520M and can handle all typical office and multimedia tasks as well as more demanding software.

The integrated Intel HD Graphics 4600 offers 20 Execution Units (EUs) clocked at 400 MHz up to 1150 MHz with Turbo Boost, making it about 30 % faster than a similarly clocked HD 4000.

The i5-4210M is rated at a TDP of 37 W including the graphics card, memory controller and VRMs. Therefore, the CPU is suited for laptops 14-inches or greater.

SeriesIntel Core i5
CodenameHaswell
Clock Rate2600 - 3200 MHz
Level 1 Cache128 KB
Level 2 Cache512 KB
Level 3 Cache3072 KB
Number of Cores / Threads2 / 4
Max. Power Consumption (TDP = Thermal Design Power)37 Watt
Transistor Count960 Million
Manufacturing Technology22 nm
Die Size130 mm2
Max. Temperature100 °C
SocketrPGA
FeaturesHD Graphics 4600 (400 - 1150 MHz), DDR3(L)-1600 Memory Controller, HyperThreading, AVX, AVX2, Quick Sync, Virtualization, AES-NI
GPUIntel HD Graphics 4600 (400 - 1150 MHz)
64 Bit64 Bit support
Hardware VirtualizationVT-x
Starting Price $225 U.S.
Announcement Date04/14/2014
Product Link (external)Intel Core i5 4210M

Benchmarks

Octane V2 - Total Score
0% 100%
min: 14952      avg: 23377 (62%)     median: 25519 (67%)     max: 27518 Points
Cinebench R15 - CPU Single 64Bit
0% 100%
min: 121      avg: 122 (69%)     median: 122 (69%)     max: 123 Points
Cinebench R15 - CPU Multi 64Bit
0% 100%
min: 304      avg: 305.5 (20%)     median: 305.5 (20%)     max: 307 Points
Mozilla Kraken 1.1 - Total Score
0% 100%
min: 1272      avg: 1534.2 (3%)     median: 1312.3 (2%)     max: 2240.4 ms
Geekbench 3 - 32 Bit Multi-Core Score
0% 100%
min: 6185      avg: 6185 (38%)     median: 6185 (38%)     max: 6185 Points
Geekbench 3 - 32 Bit Single-Core Score
0% 100%
min: 2945      avg: 2945 (63%)     median: 2945 (63%)     max: 2945 Points
3DMark (2013) - Fire Strike Standard Physics 1920x1080
0% 100%
min: 4482      avg: 4482 (27%)     median: 4482 (27%)     max: 4482 Points
3DMark (2013) - Cloud Gate Standard Physics 1280x720
0% 100%
min: 3114      avg: 3131.5 (8%)     median: 3131.5 (8%)     max: 3149 Points
3DMark (2013) - Ice Storm Standard Physics 1280x720
0% 100%
min: 30540      avg: 32722 (21%)     median: 32722 (21%)     max: 34904 Points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Stream
0% 100%
min: 4814      avg: 4814 (51%)     median: 4814 (51%)     max: 4814 Points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Memory
0% 100%
min: 4959      avg: 4959 (56%)     median: 4959 (56%)     max: 4959 Points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Floating Point
0% 100%
min: 6947      avg: 6947 (39%)     median: 6947 (39%)     max: 6947 Points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Integer
0% 100%
min: 6410      avg: 6410 (41%)     median: 6410 (41%)     max: 6410 Points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Total Score
0% 100%
min: 6148      avg: 6148 (43%)     median: 6148 (43%)     max: 6148 Points
Sunspider - 1.0 Total Score
0% 100%
min: 96.5      avg: 152.8 (4%)     median: 163.1 (4%)     max: 188.4 ms
TrueCrypt - Serpent Mean 100MB
0% 100%
min: 0.165      avg: 0.2 (10%)     median: 0.2 (10%)     max: 0.165 GB/s
TrueCrypt - Twofish Mean 100MB
0% 100%
min: 0.284      avg: 0.3 (18%)     median: 0.3 (18%)     max: 0.284 GB/s
TrueCrypt - AES Mean 100MB
0% 100%
min: 1.8      avg: 1.8 (21%)     median: 1.8 (21%)     max: 1.8 GB/s
X264 HD Benchmark 4.0 - Pass 2
0% 100%
min: 19.33      avg: 19.3 (23%)     median: 19.3 (23%)     max: 19.33 fps
X264 HD Benchmark 4.0 - Pass 1
0% 100%
min: 95.22      avg: 95.2 (49%)     median: 95.2 (49%)     max: 95.22 fps
WinRAR - Result
0% 100%
min: 3185      avg: 3185 (44%)     median: 3185 (44%)     max: 3185 KB/s
wPrime 2.0x - 1024m
0% 100%
min: 535.807      avg: 535.8 (6%)     median: 535.8 (6%)     max: 535.807 seconds
wPrime 2.0x - 32m
0% 100%
min: 17.126      avg: 17.1 (3%)     median: 17.1 (3%)     max: 17.126 seconds
3DMark 11 - Performance Physics 1280x720
0% 100%
min: 3669      avg: 3873.5 (29%)     median: 3873.5 (29%)     max: 4078 points
3DMark 06 - CPU -
0% 100%
min: 3985      avg: 3996.5 (45%)     median: 3996.5 (45%)     max: 4008 Points
Cinebench R11.5 - CPU Single 64Bit
0% 100%
min: 1.39      avg: 1.4 (70%)     median: 1.4 (70%)     max: 1.41 Points
Cinebench R11.5 - CPU Multi 64Bit
0% 100%
min: 3.3      avg: 3.3 (19%)     median: 3.3 (19%)     max: 3.35 Points
Cinebench R10 - Rendering Single CPUs 64Bit
0% 100%
min: 6075      avg: 6075 (71%)     median: 6075 (71%)     max: 6075 Points
Cinebench R10 - Rendering Multiple CPUs 64Bit
0% 100%
min: 13118      avg: 13118 (37%)     median: 13118 (37%)     max: 13118 Points
Cinebench R10 - Rendering Single 32Bit
0% 100%
min: 4582      avg: 4583.5 (69%)     median: 4583.5 (69%)     max: 4585 Points
Cinebench R10 - Rendering Multiple CPUs 32Bit
0% 100%
min: 10144      avg: 10266.5 (30%)     median: 10266.5 (30%)     max: 10389 Points
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 1M -
0% 100%
min: 12      avg: 12 (3%)     median: 12 (3%)     max: 12 Seconds
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 2M -
0% 100%
min: 30      avg: 30 (1%)     median: 30 (1%)     max: 30 Seconds
Super Pi Mod 1.5 XS 32M -
0% 100%
min: 644      avg: 644 (0%)     median: 644 (0%)     max: 644 Seconds
- Range of benchmark values for this graphics card
- Average benchmark values for this graphics card

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#1 min, max, avg, median took 0.00025558471679688s +0.341s ... 0.342s

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Other CPUs of the series Intel Core i5

» Intel Core i5 4340M
   2.9 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 5287U
   2.9 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 4210H
   2.9 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 4330M
   2.8 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 4200H
   2.8 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 5257U
   2.7 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 4308U
   2.8 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 4310M
   2.7 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 4400E
   2.7 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 4300M
   2.6 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 4210M
   2.6 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 4288U
   2.6 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 4278U
   2.6 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 3380M
   2.9 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 3360M
   2.8 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 4200M
   2.5 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 3340M
   2.7 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 3320M
   2.6 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 4258U
   2.4 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 3230M
   2.6 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 5300U
   2.3 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 5350U
   1.8 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 3210M
   2.5 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 2540M
   2.6 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 4310U
   2 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 4360U
   1.5 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 5200U
   2.2 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 5250U
   1.6 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 4300U
   1.9 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 4350U
   1.4 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 2520M
   2.5 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 2450M
   2.5 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 580M
   2.67 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 2435M
   2.4 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 2430M
   2.4 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 2415M
   2.3 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 2410M
   2.3 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 3437U
   1.9 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 560M
   2.67 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 4210U
   1.7 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 4260U
   1.4 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 3427U
   1.8 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 4402E
   1.6 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 4200U
   1.6 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 4250U
   1.3 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 480M
   2.67 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 540M
   2.53 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 460M
   2.53 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 3337U
   1.8 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 520M
   2.4 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 450M
   2.4 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 3317U
   1.7 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 430M
   2.26 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 4300Y
   1.6 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 4302Y
   1.6 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 2557M
   1.7 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 3439Y
   1.5 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 4202Y
   1.6 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 4220Y
   1.6 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 4210Y
   1.5 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 2467M
   1.6 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 3339Y
   1.5 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 4200Y
   1.4 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 2537M
   1.4 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 560UM
   1.33 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 470UM
   1.33 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 540UM
   1.2 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 520UM
   1.06 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 430UM
   1.2 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB

Surrounding CPUs

- Intel Core i5 4400E
   2.7 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
- Intel Core i5 4300M
   2.6 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
- Intel Core i7 3520M
   2.9 GHz / 0.5 MB + 4 MB
- Intel Core i7 5600U
   2.6 GHz / 0.5 MB + 4 MB
- Intel Core i7 5650U
   2.2 GHz / 0.5 MB + 4 MB
» Intel Core i5 4210M
   2.6 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
+ Intel Core i5 4288U
   2.6 GHz / 512 KB + 3072 KB
+ Intel Core i5 4278U
   2.6 GHz / 512 KB + 3072 KB
+ Intel Core i5 3380M
   2.9 GHz / 512 KB + 3072 KB
+ Intel Core i5 3360M
   2.8 GHz / 512 KB + 3072 KB
+ AMD A-Series (Desktop) A10-7700K
   3.4 GHz / 4096 KB
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Author: Klaus Hinum (Update: 2014-04-16)