Intel Core i5-4200M vs Intel Core i5-4402E vs Intel Core i5-4210U

Intel Core i5-4200M

► remove 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 i5-4402E

► remove Intel 4402E

The Intel Core i5-4402E is a dual-core processor for embedded systems launched in mid-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 2.7 GHz for 1 active core. The memory controller supports ECC.

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.

The performance of the Core i5-4402E is similar to the consumer model Core i5-4200U with slighty lower clock rates.

The integrated graphics card offers 20 Execution Units (EUs), which represents the GT2 version of the Haswell GPU. Technically, the GPU is the same Intel HD Graphics 4600 found on other Core i5 CPUs, but the clock rate of 400 - 900 MHz is noticeably lower.

The i5-4402E is rated at a TDP of 25 W including the graphics card, memory controller and VRMs.

Intel Core i5-4210U

► remove Intel 4210U

The Intel Core i5-4210U is an ULV (ultra low voltage) dual-core processor for ultrabooks 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 1.7 GHz, but can dynamically increase clock rates with Turbo Boost up to 2.7 GHz for 1 active core or 2.4 GHz for 2 active cores. That's exactly 100 MHz more than the i5-4200U.

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

Performance

The performance of the Core i5-4210U is similar to the old and slightly higher clocked Core i5-3427U. However, when using new instruction sets such as AVX2 the performance can be significantly better. Thus, the CPU has sufficient power for office and multimedia purposes as well as more demanding applications.

Graphics

The integrated HD Graphics 4400 offers 20 Execution Units (EUs) clocked at 200 - 1000 MHz with Turbo Boost, making it somewhat faster than the former HD Graphics 4000 at similar clock speeds. However, the HD 4400 is slightly slower than the HD 5000 found on a number of other ULV models.

Power Consumption

The i5-4210U is rated at a TDP of 15 W including the graphics card, memory controller, VRMs and the integrated chipset. Therefore, the CPU is suited for small ultrabooks 11-inches or greater.

Intel Core i5-4200MIntel Core i5-4402EIntel Core i5-4210U
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: 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-NIHaswell GT2-GPU (400 - 900 MHz), DDR3(L)-1600 ECC Memory Controller, HyperThreading, AVX, AVX2, AES, Trusted Execution, Quick Sync, VirtualizationHD Graphics 4400 (200 - 1000 MHz), DDR3(L)-1600 Memory Controller, HyperThreading, AVX, AVX2, Quick Sync, Virtualization, AES-NI
iGPUIntel HD Graphics 4600 (400 - 1150 MHz)Intel HD Graphics 4600 (400 - 900 MHz)Intel HD Graphics 4400 (200 - 1000 MHz)
$225 U.S.$266 U.S.$281 U.S.
Intel Core i5 4200MIntel Core i5 4402EIntel Core i5 4210U

Cinebench R15 - CPU Multi 64Bit
100%
1 4200M +
min: 259     avg: 295     median: 297 (7%)     max: 301 Points
80%
1 4210U +
min: 215     avg: 234     median: 237 (5%)     max: 243 Points
Cinebench R15 - CPU Single 64Bit
100%
1 4200M +
min: 111     avg: 118     median: 118 (53%)     max: 122 Points
86%
1 4210U +
min: 82     avg: 99.3     median: 102 (46%)     max: 106 Points
Cinebench R11.5 - CPU Multi 64Bit
100%
1 4200M +
min: 2.94     avg: 3.2     median: 3.2 (7%)     max: 3.27 Points
79%
1 4210U +
min: 2.11     avg: 2.5     median: 2.6 (6%)     max: 2.62 Points
Cinebench R11.5 - CPU Single 64Bit
100%
1 4200M +
min: 1.2     avg: 1.3     median: 1.4 (53%)     max: 1.38 Points
86%
1 4210U +
min: 0.89     avg: 1.1     median: 1.2 (45%)     max: 1.2 Points
Cinebench R10 - Rendering Single 32Bit
100%
1 4200M +
min: 4391     avg: 4484     median: 4485 (46%)     max: 4539 Points
86%
1 4210U +
min: 3191     avg: 3809     median: 3843 (39%)     max: 3992 Points
Cinebench R10 - Rendering Multiple CPUs 32Bit
100%
1 4200M +
min: 9075     avg: 9891     median: 9962 (17%)     max: 10125 Points
78%
1 4210U +
min: 6763     avg: 7689     median: 7799 (13%)     max: 8073 Points
Cinebench R10 - Rendering Multiple CPUs 64Bit
100%
1 4200M +
min: 11710     avg: 12595     median: 12686.5 (15%)     max: 13085 Points
80%
1 4210U +
min: 7554     avg: 9880     median: 10185.5 (12%)     max: 10445 Points
Cinebench R10 - Rendering Single CPUs 64Bit
100%
1 4200M +
min: 5752     avg: 5863     median: 5889.5 (55%)     max: 5942 Points
87%
1 4210U +
min: 3812     avg: 4993     median: 5114.5 (48%)     max: 5178 Points
wPrime 2.10 - 1024m *
100%
1 4200M +
min: 505.705     avg: 572     median: 553.3 (7%)     max: 683.712 seconds
98%
1 4210U +
min: 632.657     avg: 688     median: 674.8 (8%)     max: 878.648 seconds
wPrime 2.10 - 32m *
100%
1 4200M +
min: 16.692     avg: 18.2     median: 17.3 (3%)     max: 22.487 seconds
99%
1 4210U +
min: 19.875     avg: 22.2     median: 21.2 (4%)     max: 28.42 seconds
WinRAR - Result
100%
1 4200M +
min: 2474     avg: 2989     median: 3050.5 (31%)     max: 3382 KB/s
76%
1 4210U +
min: 2229     avg: 2309     median: 2318 (24%)     max: 2372 KB/s
X264 HD Benchmark 4.0 - Pass 2
100%
1 4200M +
min: 18.5     avg: 18.8     median: 18.8 (11%)     max: 19.1 fps
80%
1 4210U +
min: 14     avg: 15     median: 15.1 (9%)     max: 15.31 fps
X264 HD Benchmark 4.0 - Pass 1
100%
1 4200M +
min: 93.1     avg: 95.5     median: 94.5 (33%)     max: 99.9 fps
84%
1 4210U +
min: 72     avg: 79.4     median: 79.8 (28%)     max: 81.89 fps
TrueCrypt - Serpent Mean 100MB
100%
1 4200M +
min: 0.157     avg: 0.2     median: 0.2 (0%)     max: 0.16 GB/s
80%
1 4210U +
min: 0.125     avg: 0.1     median: 0.1 (0%)     max: 0.128 GB/s
TrueCrypt - Twofish Mean 100MB
100%
1 4200M +
min: 0.246     avg: 0.3     median: 0.3 (0%)     max: 0.284 GB/s
80%
1 4210U +
min: 0.219     avg: 0.2     median: 0.2 (0%)     max: 0.228 GB/s
TrueCrypt - AES Mean 100MB
100%
1 4200M +
min: 1.6     avg: 1.8     median: 1.8 (0%)     max: 1.8 GB/s
78%
1 4210U +
1.4 GB/s (0%)
3DMark 06 - CPU - CPU Score
100%
1 4200M +
min: 3619     avg: 3896     median: 3882.5 (26%)     max: 4014 Points
82%
1 4210U +
min: 2808     avg: 3150     median: 3200 (21%)     max: 3229 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 4210U +
min: 13.924     avg: 14.6     median: 14.5 (3%)     max: 16.75 Seconds
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 4210U +
min: 31.422     avg: 32.8     median: 32.5 (1%)     max: 37.11 Seconds
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 4210U +
min: 702.54     avg: 730     median: 724.1 (3%)     max: 808.93 Seconds
SiSoft Sandra Dhrystone (MIPS) - Dhrystone
100%
1 4200M +
min: 52450     avg: 52480     median: 52480 (25%)     max: 52510 MIPS
81%
1 4210U +
42270 MIPS (20%)
SiSoft Sandra Whetstone (MFLOPS) - Whetstone
100%
1 4200M +
min: 38380     avg: 38520     median: 38520 (30%)     max: 38660 MFLOPS
80%
1 4210U +
31000 MFLOPS (24%)
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
81%
1 4210U +
min: 8067     avg: 8492     median: 8585 (12%)     max: 8714 Points
3DMark 11 - Performance Physics 1280x720
100%
1 4200M +
min: 3088     avg: 3789     median: 3930 (18%)     max: 4157 points
81%
1 4210U +
min: 619     avg: 3092     median: 3181 (14%)     max: 3423 points
3DMark - Ice Storm Standard Physics 1280x720
100%
1 4200M +
min: 28373     avg: 33969     median: 34273 (22%)     max: 37529 Points
81%
1 4210U +
min: 92.52     avg: 26482     median: 27728.5 (18%)     max: 29898 Points
3DMark - Ice Storm Extreme Physics 1920x1080
100%
1 4200M +
min: 30677     avg: 31964     median: 32203 (38%)     max: 33011 Points
83%
1 4210U +
min: 24564     avg: 26681     median: 26680.5 (32%)     max: 28797 Points
3DMark - Ice Storm Unlimited Physics 1280x720 offscreen
100%
1 4200M +
min: 37376     avg: 37813     median: 37466 (43%)     max: 38597 Points
79%
1 4210U +
29464 Points (34%)
3DMark - Cloud Gate Standard Physics 1280x720
100%
1 4200M +
min: 2198     avg: 2980     median: 3062.5 (8%)     max: 3140 Points
80%
1 4210U +
min: 7.91     avg: 2375     median: 2462 (6%)     max: 2547 Points
3DMark - Fire Strike Physics 1920x1080
100%
1 4200M +
min: 3655     avg: 4317     median: 4420.5 (14%)     max: 4475 Points
78%
1 4210U +
min: 2225     avg: 3430     median: 3463 (11%)     max: 3593 Points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Stream
100%
1 4200M +
min: 4868     avg: 5699     median: 5086.5 (41%)     max: 7755 Points
147%
1 4210U +
min: 7409     avg: 7453     median: 7453 (60%)     max: 7497 Points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Memory
100%
1 4200M +
min: 4972     avg: 5578     median: 5174.5 (47%)     max: 6991 Points
124%
1 4210U +
min: 6368     avg: 6437     median: 6436.5 (58%)     max: 6505 Points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Floating Point
100%
1 4200M +
min: 6803     avg: 6879     median: 6864.5 (13%)     max: 6985 Points
83%
1 4210U +
min: 5668     avg: 5688     median: 5687.5 (11%)     max: 5707 Points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Integer
100%
1 4200M +
min: 6113     avg: 6183     median: 6185.5 (12%)     max: 6249 Points
82%
1 4210U +
min: 5067     avg: 5097     median: 5097 (10%)     max: 5127 Points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Total Score
100%
1 4200M +
min: 6031     avg: 6257     median: 6118 (16%)     max: 6760 Points
95%
1 4210U +
min: 5771     avg: 5807     median: 5806.5 (15%)     max: 5842 Points
Geekbench 3 - 32 Bit Multi-Core Score
100%
1 4200M +
min: 5608     avg: 5849     median: 5708 (10%)     max: 6175 Points
82%
1 4210U +
min: 4595     avg: 4716     median: 4653 (8%)     max: 4993 Points
Geekbench 3 - 32 Bit Single-Core Score
100%
1 4200M +
min: 2662     avg: 2808     median: 2722 (56%)     max: 3006 Points
88%
1 4210U +
min: 2333     avg: 2425     median: 2391 (49%)     max: 2606 Points
Mozilla Kraken 1.1 - Total Score *
100%
1 4210U +
min: 1608.8     avg: 2316     median: 2617.5 (4%)     max: 2823 ms
Sunspider - 1.0 Total Score *
100%
1 4210U +
min: 111     avg: 147     median: 122 (1%)     max: 209.6 ms
Octane V2 - Total Score
100%
1 4210U +
min: 10986     avg: 13243     median: 12144 (23%)     max: 22007 Points

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