Intel Core i5-4200M vs Intel Core i5-4310M vs Intel Core i5-4302Y

Intel Core i5-4200M

► remove from comparison Intel 4200M

The Intel Core i5-4200M is a middle-class dual-core processor for laptops launched in Q2/2013. 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 2.5 GHz but can dynamically increase clock rates with Turbo Boost up to 3.1 GHz for 1 active core or 3.0 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 i5-4200M is about as fast as the former Ivy Bridge model i5-3340M.

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 i5-4200M 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.

Intel Core i5-4310M

► remove from comparison Intel 4310M

The Intel Core i5-4310M is a fast dual-core processor for laptops launched in Q1/2014. 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 2.7 GHz but can dynamically increase clock rates with Turbo Boost up to 3.4 GHz for 1 active core or 3.3 GHz for 2 active cores.

Architecture

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, improving the performance per clock by 5 - 10 percent. Furthermore, new features like AVX2 and FMA should increase the performance in future applications.

Performance

Compared to the Core i5-4300M, the 4310M is clocked just 100 MHz higher and therefore only slightly faster. Overall, the performance is on par with the Ivy Bridge-based Core i7-3540M. Even demanding software or multitasking will be handled easily.

Graphics

The integrated Intel HD Graphics 4600 offers 20 Execution Units (EUs) clocked at 400 MHz up to 1250 MHz, making it about 30 % faster than a similarly clocked HD 4000. This is slightly slower than the AMD Radeon HD 8650G or a dedicated GeForce GT 720M.

Power Consumption

The i5-4310M 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.

Intel Core i5-4302Y

► remove from comparison Intel 4302Y

The Intel Core i5-4302Y is an ULV (ultra low voltage) dual-core processor for ultrabooks and tablets launched in Q3 2013. 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 1.6 GHz, but can dynamically increase clock rates with Turbo Boost up to 2.3 GHz for 1 active core. Turbo Boost clock speed for 2 active cores has not yet been confirmed. Compared to the Core i5-4300Y, the 4302Y offers a lower SDP (4.5 instead of 6 watts).

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, improving the performance per clock by almost 10 percent. Furthermore, new features like AVX2 and FMA should increase the performance in future applications even more.

The performance of the Core i5-4302Y should be similar to the Core i3-4158U with a slightly higher TDP. Thus, the CPU has sufficient power for office and multimedia purposes as well as most applications.

The integrated HD Graphics 4200 offers 20 Execution Units (EUs) clocked at 200 - 850 MHz with Turbo Boost, making it somewhat faster than the former HD Graphics 4000 at similar clock speeds. However, the HD 4200 is significantly slower than the HD 4400 found other ULV models that may have higher clocks and TDP.

The i5-4302Y is rated at a TDP of 11.5 watts (SDP 4.5 watts) including the graphics card, memory controller, VRMs and the integrated chipset. Therefore, the CPU is suited for very small ultrabooks or tablets.

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Series: Core i5 Haswell
Intel Core i5-4340M2900 - 3600 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4210H2900 - 3500 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4330M2800 - 3500 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4200H2800 - 3400 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4308U2800 - 3300 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4310M2700 - 3400 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4400E2700 - 3300 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4300M2600 - 3300 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4210M2600 - 3200 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4288U2600 - 3100 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4278U2600 - 3100 MHz2 / 43 MB
» Intel Core i5-4200M2500 - 3100 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4258U2400 - 2900 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4310U2000 - 3000 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4360U1500 - 3000 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4300U1900 - 2900 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4350U1400 - 2900 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4210U1700 - 2700 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4260U1400 - 2700 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4402E1600 - 2700 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4200U1600 - 2600 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4250U1300 - 2600 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4300Y1600 - 2300 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4302Y1600 - 2300 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4202Y1600 - 2000 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4220Y1600 - 2000 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4210Y1500 - 1900 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4200Y1400 - 1900 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4340M2900 - 3600 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4210H2900 - 3500 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4330M2800 - 3500 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4200H2800 - 3400 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4308U2800 - 3300 MHz2 / 43 MB
» Intel Core i5-4310M2700 - 3400 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4400E2700 - 3300 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4300M2600 - 3300 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4210M2600 - 3200 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4288U2600 - 3100 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4278U2600 - 3100 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4200M2500 - 3100 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4258U2400 - 2900 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4310U2000 - 3000 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4360U1500 - 3000 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4300U1900 - 2900 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4350U1400 - 2900 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4210U1700 - 2700 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4260U1400 - 2700 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4402E1600 - 2700 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4200U1600 - 2600 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4250U1300 - 2600 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4300Y1600 - 2300 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4302Y1600 - 2300 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4202Y1600 - 2000 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4220Y1600 - 2000 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4210Y1500 - 1900 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4200Y1400 - 1900 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4340M2900 - 3600 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4210H2900 - 3500 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4330M2800 - 3500 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4200H2800 - 3400 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4308U2800 - 3300 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4310M2700 - 3400 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4400E2700 - 3300 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4300M2600 - 3300 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4210M2600 - 3200 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4288U2600 - 3100 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4278U2600 - 3100 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4200M2500 - 3100 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4258U2400 - 2900 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4310U2000 - 3000 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4360U1500 - 3000 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4300U1900 - 2900 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4350U1400 - 2900 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4210U1700 - 2700 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4260U1400 - 2700 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4402E1600 - 2700 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4200U1600 - 2600 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4250U1300 - 2600 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4300Y1600 - 2300 MHz2 / 43 MB
» Intel Core i5-4302Y1600 - 2300 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4202Y1600 - 2000 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4220Y1600 - 2000 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4210Y1500 - 1900 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4200Y1400 - 1900 MHz2 / 43 MB
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HD Graphics 4600 (400 - 1150 MHz), DDR3(L)-1600 Memory Controller, HyperThreading, AVX, AVX2, Quick Sync, Virtualization, AES-NIHD Graphics 4600 (400 - 1250 MHz), DDR3(L)-1600 Memory Controller, HyperThreading, AVX, AVX2, Quick Sync, Virtualization, vPro, AES-NIHD Graphics 4200 (200 - 850 MHz), DDR3(L)-1600 Memory Controller, HyperThreading, AVX, AVX2, Quick Sync, Virtualization, AES-NI, vPro
iGPUIntel HD Graphics 4600 (400 - 1150 MHz)Intel HD Graphics 4600 (400 - 1250 MHz)Intel HD Graphics 4200 (200 - 850 MHz)
$225 U.S.$225 U.S.$281 U.S.
Intel Core i5 4200MIntel Core i5 4310MIntel Core i5 4302Y

Benchmarks

Cinebench R15 - CPU Multi 64Bit
min: 259     avg: 295     median: 297 (7%)     max: 301 Points
min: 325     avg: 326     median: 326 (7%)     max: 327 Points
185 Points (4%)
Cinebench R15 - CPU Single 64Bit
min: 111     avg: 118     median: 118 (51%)     max: 122 Points
min: 128     avg: 129     median: 128.5 (56%)     max: 129 Points
65 Points (28%)
Cinebench R11.5 - CPU Multi 64Bit
min: 2.94     avg: 3.2     median: 3.2 (7%)     max: 3.27 Points
min: 3.56     avg: 3.6     median: 3.6 (8%)     max: 3.59 Points
2 Points (5%)
Cinebench R11.5 - CPU Single 64Bit
min: 1.2     avg: 1.3     median: 1.4 (53%)     max: 1.38 Points
min: 1.47     avg: 1.5     median: 1.5 (58%)     max: 1.48 Points
1 Points (37%)
Cinebench R10 - Rendering Single 32Bit
min: 4391     avg: 4484     median: 4485 (46%)     max: 4539 Points
4664 Points (48%)
3310 Points (34%)
Cinebench R10 - Rendering Multiple CPUs 32Bit
min: 9075     avg: 9891     median: 9962 (17%)     max: 10125 Points
9622 Points (16%)
6448 Points (11%)
Cinebench R10 - Rendering Multiple CPUs 64Bit
100%
1 4200M +
min: 11710     avg: 12595     median: 12686.5 (15%)     max: 13085 Points
111%
1 4310M +
14079 Points (16%)
Cinebench R10 - Rendering Single CPUs 64Bit
100%
1 4200M +
min: 5752     avg: 5863     median: 5889.5 (55%)     max: 5942 Points
111%
1 4310M +
6533 Points (61%)
wPrime 2.10 - 1024m *
100%
1 4200M +
min: 505.705     avg: 572     median: 553.3 (7%)     max: 683.712 seconds
101%
1 4310M +
496 seconds (6%)
wPrime 2.10 - 32m *
100%
1 4200M +
min: 16.692     avg: 18.2     median: 17.3 (3%)     max: 22.487 seconds
100%
1 4310M +
15.6 seconds (3%)
WinRAR - Result
100%
1 4200M +
min: 2474     avg: 2989     median: 3050.5 (31%)     max: 3382 KB/s
85%
1 4310M +
2578 KB/s (26%)
X264 HD Benchmark 4.0 - Pass 2
100%
1 4200M +
min: 18.5     avg: 18.8     median: 18.8 (11%)     max: 19.1 fps
110%
1 4310M +
20.7 fps (12%)
X264 HD Benchmark 4.0 - Pass 1
100%
1 4200M +
min: 93.1     avg: 95.5     median: 94.5 (33%)     max: 99.9 fps
111%
1 4310M +
105 fps (36%)
TrueCrypt - Serpent Mean 100MB
100%
1 4200M +
min: 0.157     avg: 0.2     median: 0.2 (0%)     max: 0.16 GB/s
108%
1 4310M +
0.2 GB/s (0%)
TrueCrypt - Twofish Mean 100MB
100%
1 4200M +
min: 0.246     avg: 0.3     median: 0.3 (0%)     max: 0.284 GB/s
111%
1 4310M +
0.3 GB/s (0%)
TrueCrypt - AES Mean 100MB
100%
1 4200M +
min: 1.6     avg: 1.8     median: 1.8 (0%)     max: 1.8 GB/s
111%
1 4310M +
2 GB/s (0%)
3DMark 06 - CPU - CPU Score
100%
1 4200M +
min: 3619     avg: 3896     median: 3882.5 (26%)     max: 4014 Points
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 1M - 1M *
100%
1 4200M +
min: 12.417     avg: 12.8     median: 13 (3%)     max: 13.141 Seconds
100%
1 4310M +
11.4 Seconds (2%)
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 2M - 2M *
100%
1 4200M +
min: 28     avg: 28.9     median: 29 (1%)     max: 29.266 Seconds
100%
1 4310M +
26 Seconds (1%)
Super Pi Mod 1.5 XS 32M - 32M *
100%
1 4200M +
min: 624.255     avg: 645     median: 650 (3%)     max: 653.5 Seconds
100%
1 4310M +
591 Seconds (3%)
SiSoft Sandra Dhrystone (MIPS) - Dhrystone
100%
1 4200M +
min: 52450     avg: 52480     median: 52480 (25%)     max: 52510 MIPS
SiSoft Sandra Whetstone (MFLOPS) - Whetstone
100%
1 4200M +
min: 38380     avg: 38520     median: 38520 (30%)     max: 38660 MFLOPS
Windows 7 Experience Index - Processor
100%
1 4200M +
7.2 points (92%)
3DMark Vantage - P CPU no PhysX 1280x1024
100%
1 4200M +
min: 9818     avg: 10535     median: 10613 (15%)     max: 10799 Points
109%
1 4310M +
11595 Points (16%)
3DMark 11 - Performance Physics 1280x720
min: 3088     avg: 3789     median: 3930 (18%)     max: 4157 points
min: 3846     avg: 3976     median: 3976 (18%)     max: 4106 points
2583 points (12%)
3DMark - Ice Storm Standard Physics 1280x720
min: 28373     avg: 33969     median: 34273 (22%)     max: 37529 Points
min: 34628     avg: 37014     median: 37013.5 (24%)     max: 39399 Points
23836 Points (15%)
3DMark - Ice Storm Extreme Physics 1920x1080
100%
1 4200M +
min: 30677     avg: 31964     median: 32203 (38%)     max: 33011 Points
3DMark - Ice Storm Unlimited Physics 1280x720 offscreen
100%
1 4200M +
min: 37376     avg: 37813     median: 37466 (43%)     max: 38597 Points
3DMark - Cloud Gate Standard Physics 1280x720
min: 2198     avg: 2980     median: 3062.5 (8%)     max: 3140 Points
min: 3300     avg: 3312     median: 3312 (8%)     max: 3324 Points
1666 Points (4%)
3DMark - Fire Strike Physics 1920x1080
100%
1 4200M +
min: 3655     avg: 4317     median: 4420.5 (14%)     max: 4475 Points
107%
1 4310M +
min: 4582     avg: 4736     median: 4735.5 (15%)     max: 4889 Points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Stream
100%
1 4200M +
min: 4868     avg: 5699     median: 5086.5 (41%)     max: 7755 Points
104%
1 4310M +
5307 Points (43%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Memory
100%
1 4200M +
min: 4972     avg: 5578     median: 5174.5 (47%)     max: 6991 Points
104%
1 4310M +
5403 Points (49%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Floating Point
100%
1 4200M +
min: 6803     avg: 6879     median: 6864.5 (13%)     max: 6985 Points
109%
1 4310M +
7454 Points (15%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Integer
100%
1 4200M +
min: 6113     avg: 6183     median: 6185.5 (12%)     max: 6249 Points
111%
1 4310M +
6880 Points (14%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Total Score
100%
1 4200M +
min: 6031     avg: 6257     median: 6118 (16%)     max: 6760 Points
108%
1 4310M +
6628 Points (17%)
Geekbench 3 - 32 Bit Multi-Core Score
min: 5608     avg: 5849     median: 5708 (10%)     max: 6175 Points
6227 Points (11%)
4198 Points (7%)
Geekbench 3 - 32 Bit Single-Core Score
min: 2662     avg: 2808     median: 2722 (56%)     max: 3006 Points
2939 Points (60%)
2256 Points (46%)
Mozilla Kraken 1.1 - Total Score *
100%
1 4302Y +
3138 ms (5%)
Sunspider - 1.0 Total Score *
100%
1 4302Y +
160 ms (2%)
Octane V2 - Total Score
100%
1 4302Y +
9793 Points (19%)

Average Benchmarks Intel Core i5-4200M → 100% n=11

Average Benchmarks Intel Core i5-4310M → 107% n=11

Average Benchmarks Intel Core i5-4302Y → 67% n=11

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- Average benchmark values for this graphics card
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Redaktion, 2017-09- 8 (Update: 2017-09-11)