Intel Core i5-4200U vs Intel Core i5-4200M

Intel Core i5-4200U

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The Intel Core i5-4200U is an ULV (ultra low voltage) dual-core processor for ultrabooks 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 1.6 GHz, but can dynamically increase clock rates with Turbo Boost up to 2.6 GHz for 1 active core or 2.3 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, improving 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 i5-4200U is similar to the old and slightly higher clocked Core i5-3337U. 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.

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 significantly slower than the HD 5000 found on a number of other ULV models.

The i5-4200U 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 i5-4200M

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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 i5-4200UIntel Core i5-4200M
Intel Core i5Intel Core i5
HaswellHaswell
Series: Core i5 Haswell
Intel Core i5-4340M compare2.9 - 3.6 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4210H compare2.9 - 3.5 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4330M compare2.8 - 3.5 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4200H compare2.8 - 3.4 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4308U compare2.8 - 3.3 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4310M compare2.7 - 3.4 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4400E compare2.7 - 3.3 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4300M compare2.6 - 3.3 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4210M compare2.6 - 3.2 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4288U compare2.6 - 3.1 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4278U compare2.6 - 3.1 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4200M2.5 - 3.1 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4258U compare2.4 - 2.9 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4310U compare2 - 3 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4360U compare1.5 - 3 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4300U compare1.9 - 2.9 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4350U compare1.4 - 2.9 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4210U compare1.7 - 2.7 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4260U compare1.4 - 2.7 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4402E compare1.6 - 2.7 GHz2 / 43 MB
» Intel Core i5-4200U1.6 - 2.6 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4250U compare1.3 - 2.6 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4300Y compare1.6 - 2.3 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4302Y compare1.6 - 2.3 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4202Y compare1.6 - 2 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4220Y compare1.6 - 2 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4210Y compare1.5 - 1.9 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4200Y compare1.4 - 1.9 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4340M compare2.9 - 3.6 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4210H compare2.9 - 3.5 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4330M compare2.8 - 3.5 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4200H compare2.8 - 3.4 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4308U compare2.8 - 3.3 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4310M compare2.7 - 3.4 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4400E compare2.7 - 3.3 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4300M compare2.6 - 3.3 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4210M compare2.6 - 3.2 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4288U compare2.6 - 3.1 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4278U compare2.6 - 3.1 GHz2 / 43 MB
» Intel Core i5-4200M2.5 - 3.1 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4258U compare2.4 - 2.9 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4310U compare2 - 3 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4360U compare1.5 - 3 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4300U compare1.9 - 2.9 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4350U compare1.4 - 2.9 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4210U compare1.7 - 2.7 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4260U compare1.4 - 2.7 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4402E compare1.6 - 2.7 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4200U1.6 - 2.6 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4250U compare1.3 - 2.6 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4300Y compare1.6 - 2.3 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4302Y compare1.6 - 2.3 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4202Y compare1.6 - 2 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4220Y compare1.6 - 2 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4210Y compare1.5 - 1.9 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4200Y compare1.4 - 1.9 GHz2 / 43 MB
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HD Graphics 4400 (200 - 1000 MHz), DDR3(L)-1600 Memory Controller, HyperThreading, AVX, AVX2, Quick Sync, Virtualization, AES-NIHD Graphics 4600 (400 - 1150 MHz), DDR3(L)-1600 Memory Controller, HyperThreading, AVX, AVX2, Quick Sync, Virtualization, AES-NI
iGPUIntel HD Graphics 4400 (200 - 1000 MHz)Intel HD Graphics 4600 (400 - 1150 MHz)
Architecturex86x86
Intel Core i5 4200UIntel Core i5 4200M
960
130 mm2
rPGA
$225 U.S.

Benchmarks

Cinebench R15 - Cinebench R15 CPU Multi 64 Bit
min: 201     avg: 227     median: 229 (5%)     max: 232 Points
min: 259     avg: 295     median: 297 (7%)     max: 301 Points
Cinebench R15 - Cinebench R15 CPU Single 64 Bit
min: 44     avg: 96.7     median: 99 (36%)     max: 102 Points
min: 111     avg: 118     median: 118 (43%)     max: 122 Points
Cinebench R11.5 - Cinebench R11.5 CPU Multi 64 Bit
min: 1.84     avg: 2.4     median: 2.5 (5%)     max: 2.52 Points
min: 2.94     avg: 3.2     median: 3.2 (7%)     max: 3.27 Points
Cinebench R11.5 - Cinebench R11.5 CPU Single 64 Bit
min: 0.7     avg: 1.1     median: 1.1 (36%)     max: 1.16 Points
min: 1.2     avg: 1.3     median: 1.4 (43%)     max: 1.38 Points
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Single (32bit)
min: 3165     avg: 3672     median: 3725 (33%)     max: 3838
min: 4391     avg: 4484     median: 4485 (40%)     max: 4539
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Multi (32bit)
min: 4308     avg: 7436     median: 7636 (13%)     max: 7796
min: 9075     avg: 9891     median: 9962 (17%)     max: 10125
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Multi (64bit)
min: 7035     avg: 9644     median: 9865 (9%)     max: 10104 Points
min: 11710     avg: 12595     median: 12686.5 (12%)     max: 13085 Points
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Single (64bit)
min: 4615     avg: 4902     median: 4951 (37%)     max: 5093 Points
min: 5752     avg: 5863     median: 5889.5 (44%)     max: 5942 Points
wPrime 2.10 - wPrime 2.0 1024m *
min: 658.243     avg: 735     median: 721.1 (9%)     max: 1147.08 s
min: 505.705     avg: 572     median: 553.3 (7%)     max: 683.712 s
wPrime 2.10 - wPrime 2.0 32m *
min: 20.703     avg: 22.6     median: 22.7 (5%)     max: 25.4 s
min: 16.692     avg: 18.2     median: 17.3 (3%)     max: 22.487 s
WinRAR - WinRAR 4.0
min: 1900     avg: 2481     median: 2254.5 (14%)     max: 3420
min: 2474     avg: 2989     median: 3050.5 (20%)     max: 3382
X264 HD Benchmark 4.0 - x264 Pass 2
min: 5.13     avg: 13.2     median: 14.5 (7%)     max: 14.82 fps
min: 18.5     avg: 18.8     median: 18.8 (9%)     max: 19.1 fps
X264 HD Benchmark 4.0 - x264 Pass 1
min: 23.41     avg: 70.1     median: 77.5 (23%)     max: 79.28 fps
min: 93.1     avg: 95.5     median: 94.5 (28%)     max: 99.9 fps
TrueCrypt - TrueCrypt Serpent
min: 0.0408     avg: 0.1     median: 0.1 (5%)     max: 0.187 GB/s
min: 0.157     avg: 0.2     median: 0.2 (7%)     max: 0.16 GB/s
TrueCrypt - TrueCrypt Twofish
min: 0.0749     avg: 0.2     median: 0.2 (6%)     max: 0.224 GB/s
min: 0.246     avg: 0.3     median: 0.3 (8%)     max: 0.284 GB/s
TrueCrypt - TrueCrypt AES
min: 0.482     avg: 1.3     median: 1.4 (5%)     max: 1.4 GB/s
min: 1.6     avg: 1.8     median: 1.8 (7%)     max: 1.8 GB/s
3DMark 06 - CPU - 3DMark 06 - CPU
min: 2156     avg: 2990     median: 3053 (17%)     max: 3214 Points
min: 3619     avg: 3896     median: 3882.5 (21%)     max: 4014 Points
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 1M - Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 1M *
min: 14     avg: 14.8     median: 15 (3%)     max: 16.047 s
min: 12.417     avg: 12.8     median: 13 (3%)     max: 13.141 s
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 2M - Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 2M *
min: 32     avg: 33.5     median: 33.1 (1%)     max: 37 s
min: 28     avg: 28.9     median: 29 (1%)     max: 29.266 s
Super Pi Mod 1.5 XS 32M - Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 32M *
min: 722     avg: 751     median: 746.7 (3%)     max: 849 s
min: 624.255     avg: 645     median: 650 (3%)     max: 653.5 s
SiSoft Sandra Dhrystone (MIPS) - SiSoft Sandra Dhrystone (MIPS)
min: 34390     avg: 44171     median: 40330 (19%)     max: 52430 MIPS
min: 52450     avg: 52480     median: 52480 (25%)     max: 52510 MIPS
SiSoft Sandra Whetstone (MFLOPS) - SiSoft Sandra Whetstone (MFLOPS)
min: 26378     avg: 29095     median: 29465 (23%)     max: 31100 MFLOPS
min: 38380     avg: 38520     median: 38520 (30%)     max: 38660 MFLOPS
Windows 7 Experience Index - Win7 CPU
min: 6.1     avg: 6.6     median: 6.9 (88%)     max: 6.9 Points
7.2 Points (92%)
3DMark Vantage - 3DM Vant. Perf. CPU no Physx
min: 3731     avg: 8051     median: 8243 (10%)     max: 8518 Points
min: 9818     avg: 10535     median: 10613 (12%)     max: 10799 Points
3DMark 11 - 3DM11 Performance Physics
min: 2272     avg: 3063     median: 3122 (13%)     max: 3423 Points
min: 3088     avg: 3789     median: 3930 (16%)     max: 4157 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Physics
min: 12750     avg: 25827     median: 26909 (17%)     max: 28956 Points
min: 28373     avg: 33969     median: 34273 (22%)     max: 37529 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Extreme Physics
27044 Points (29%)
min: 30677     avg: 31964     median: 32203 (34%)     max: 33011 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Unlimited Physics
100%
1 4200M +
min: 37376     avg: 37813     median: 37466 (39%)     max: 38597 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Cloud Gate Physics
min: 1150     avg: 2296     median: 2362 (6%)     max: 2450 Points
min: 2198     avg: 2980     median: 3062.5 (8%)     max: 3140 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Fire Strike Standard Physics
min: 399     avg: 3177     median: 3314 (8%)     max: 3410 Points
min: 3655     avg: 4317     median: 4420.5 (11%)     max: 4475 Points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Stream
min: 5293     avg: 6578     median: 7059 (57%)     max: 7382 Points
min: 4868     avg: 5699     median: 5086.5 (41%)     max: 7755 Points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Memory
min: 5053     avg: 5906     median: 6170 (56%)     max: 6496 Points
min: 4972     avg: 5578     median: 5174.5 (47%)     max: 6991 Points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Floating Point
min: 5403     avg: 5437     median: 5420 (11%)     max: 5487 Points
min: 6803     avg: 6879     median: 6864.5 (13%)     max: 6985 Points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Integer
min: 4815     avg: 4868     median: 4871 (10%)     max: 4917 Points
min: 6113     avg: 6183     median: 6185.5 (12%)     max: 6249 Points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Total Score
min: 5122     avg: 5445     median: 5535 (14%)     max: 5678 Points
min: 6031     avg: 6257     median: 6118 (16%)     max: 6760 Points
Geekbench 3 - Geekbench 3 32 Bit Multi-Core
min: 4430     avg: 4483     median: 4479 (8%)     max: 4533
min: 5608     avg: 5849     median: 5708 (10%)     max: 6175
Geekbench 3 - Geekbench 3 32 Bit Single-Core
min: 2291     avg: 2315     median: 2305 (47%)     max: 2351
min: 2662     avg: 2808     median: 2722 (56%)     max: 3006
Mozilla Kraken 1.1 - Kraken 1.1 Total Score *
100%
1 4200U +
min: 1806     avg: 2586     median: 2750 (5%)     max: 3202 ms
Sunspider - Sunspider 1.0 Total Score *
100%
1 4200U +
min: 120     avg: 167     median: 165.5 (2%)     max: 216 ms
Octane V2 - Octane V2 Total Score
100%
1 4200U +
min: 11892     avg: 14739     median: 11905 (19%)     max: 20419 Points

Average Benchmarks Intel Core i5-4200U → 100% n=36

Average Benchmarks Intel Core i5-4200M → 119% n=36

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