Intel Core i5-4210M vs Intel Core i5-4202Y

Intel Core i5-4210M

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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.

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. Furthermore, new features like AVX2 and FMA should increase the performance in future applications.

Performance

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.

Graphics

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.

Power Consumption

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.

Intel Core i5-4202Y

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The Intel Core i5-4202Y 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 2.0 GHz (2 cores: 1.7 GHz).

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 i5-4202Y is similar to the Core i3-4100U 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 on other ULV models with higher clocks and TDP.

The i5-4202Y is rated at a TDP of 11.5 W (SDP 4.5 W) including the graphics card, memory controller, VRMs and the integrated chipset. Therefore, the CPU is suited for very small (and even passively cooled) ultrabooks or tablets.

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: Core i5 Haswell
Intel Core i5-4340M (compare)2900 - 3600 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4210H (compare)2900 - 3500 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4330M (compare)2800 - 3500 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4200H (compare)2800 - 3400 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4308U (compare)2800 - 3300 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4310M (compare)2700 - 3400 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4400E (compare)2700 - 3300 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4300M (compare)2600 - 3300 MHz2 / 43 MB
» Intel Core i5-4210M2600 - 3200 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4288U (compare)2600 - 3100 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4278U (compare)2600 - 3100 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4200M (compare)2500 - 3100 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4258U (compare)2400 - 2900 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4310U (compare)2000 - 3000 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4360U (compare)1500 - 3000 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4300U (compare)1900 - 2900 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4350U (compare)1400 - 2900 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4210U (compare)1700 - 2700 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4260U (compare)1400 - 2700 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4402E (compare)1600 - 2700 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4200U (compare)1600 - 2600 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4250U (compare)1300 - 2600 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4300Y (compare)1600 - 2300 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4302Y (compare)1600 - 2300 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4202Y1600 - 2000 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4220Y (compare)1600 - 2000 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4210Y (compare)1500 - 1900 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4200Y (compare)1400 - 1900 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4340M (compare)2900 - 3600 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4210H (compare)2900 - 3500 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4330M (compare)2800 - 3500 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4200H (compare)2800 - 3400 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4308U (compare)2800 - 3300 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4310M (compare)2700 - 3400 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4400E (compare)2700 - 3300 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4300M (compare)2600 - 3300 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4210M2600 - 3200 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4288U (compare)2600 - 3100 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4278U (compare)2600 - 3100 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4200M (compare)2500 - 3100 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4258U (compare)2400 - 2900 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4310U (compare)2000 - 3000 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4360U (compare)1500 - 3000 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4300U (compare)1900 - 2900 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4350U (compare)1400 - 2900 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4210U (compare)1700 - 2700 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4260U (compare)1400 - 2700 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4402E (compare)1600 - 2700 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4200U (compare)1600 - 2600 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4250U (compare)1300 - 2600 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4300Y (compare)1600 - 2300 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4302Y (compare)1600 - 2300 MHz2 / 43 MB
» Intel Core i5-4202Y1600 - 2000 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4220Y (compare)1600 - 2000 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4210Y (compare)1500 - 1900 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4200Y (compare)1400 - 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 4200 (200 - 850 MHz), DDR3(L)-1600 Memory Controller, HyperThreading, AVX, AVX2, Quick Sync, Virtualization, AES-NI
iGPUIntel HD Graphics 4600 (400 - 1150 MHz)Intel HD Graphics 4200 (200 - 850 MHz)
$225 U.S.
Intel Core i5 4210MIntel Core i5 4202Y

Cinebench R15 - CPU Multi 64Bit
min: 302     avg: 305.3     median: 305.5 (10%)     max: 308 Points
min: 165     avg: 168.3     median: 169 (5%)     max: 171 Points
Cinebench R15 - CPU Single 64Bit
min: 117     avg: 121.5     median: 122 (57%)     max: 125 Points
min: 72     avg: 74.3     median: 74 (35%)     max: 77 Points
Cinebench R11.5 - CPU Multi 64Bit
min: 3.3     avg: 3.3     median: 3.3 (12%)     max: 3.37 Points
min: 1.82     avg: 1.8     median: 1.8 (7%)     max: 1.85 Points
Cinebench R11.5 - CPU Single 64Bit
min: 1.34     avg: 1.4     median: 1.4 (57%)     max: 1.41 Points
min: 0.48     avg: 0.7     median: 0.9 (36%)     max: 0.88 Points
Cinebench R10 - Rendering Single 32Bit
min: 4276     avg: 4508.3     median: 4583.5 (50%)     max: 4590 Points
2920 Points (32%)
Cinebench R10 - Rendering Multiple CPUs 32Bit
min: 10082     avg: 10210.5     median: 10185.5 (20%)     max: 10389 Points
5686 Points (11%)
Cinebench R10 - Rendering Multiple CPUs 64Bit
min: 12149     avg: 12633.5     median: 12633.5 (17%)     max: 13118 Points
7188 Points (9%)
Cinebench R10 - Rendering Single CPUs 64Bit
min: 5582     avg: 5828.5     median: 5828.5 (57%)     max: 6075 Points
3890 Points (38%)
wPrime 2.0x - 1024m *
535.8 seconds (6%)
1049.9 seconds (12%)
wPrime 2.0x - 32m *
17.1 seconds (3%)
33 seconds (7%)
WinRAR - Result
3185 KB/s (37%)
1864 KB/s (22%)
X264 HD Benchmark 4.0 - Pass 2
19.3 fps (13%)
11 fps (8%)
X264 HD Benchmark 4.0 - Pass 1
95.2 fps (35%)
59.5 fps (22%)
TrueCrypt - Serpent Mean 100MB
0.2 GB/s (0%)
0.1 GB/s (0%)
TrueCrypt - Twofish Mean 100MB
0.3 GB/s (10%)
0.2 GB/s (6%)
TrueCrypt - AES Mean 100MB
1.8 GB/s (9%)
1 GB/s (5%)
3DMark 06 - CPU
min: 3940     avg: 3977.8     median: 3981.5 (11%)     max: 4008 Points
min: 1853     avg: 2071.5     median: 2071.5 (6%)     max: 2290 Points
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 1M *
12 Seconds (3%)
19.1 Seconds (4%)
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 2M *
30 Seconds (1%)
42.5 Seconds (2%)
Super Pi Mod 1.5 XS 32M *
644 Seconds (3%)
941.1 Seconds (4%)
SiSoft Sandra Dhrystone (MIPS)
26460 MIPS (13%)
SiSoft Sandra Whetstone (MFLOPS)
21330 MFLOPS (16%)
Windows 7 Experience Index - Processor
7.2 points (92%)
3DMark Vantage - P CPU no PhysX 1280x1024
10824 Points (18%)
6236 Points (10%)
3DMark 11 - Performance Physics 1280x720
min: 3669     avg: 3934.3     median: 3989.5 (21%)     max: 4097 points
2441 points (13%)
3DMark - Ice Storm Standard Physics 1280x720
min: 30540     avg: 34669.8     median: 34639.5 (22%)     max: 37915 Points
min: 19996     avg: 20091     median: 20091 (13%)     max: 20186 Points
3DMark - Ice Storm Unlimited Physics 1280x720 offscreen
22639 Points (29%)
3DMark - Cloud Gate Standard Physics 1280x720
min: 2621     avg: 3054.7     median: 3131.5 (8%)     max: 3178 Points
min: 1753     avg: 1758     median: 1758 (4%)     max: 1763 Points
3DMark - Fire Strike Physics 1920x1080
min: 4417     avg: 4513.2     median: 4513 (17%)     max: 4611 Points
min: 2409     avg: 2421     median: 2421 (9%)     max: 2433 Points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Stream
4814 Points (39%)
5961 Points (48%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Memory
4959 Points (45%)
5167 Points (47%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Floating Point
6947 Points (20%)
4145 Points (12%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Integer
6410 Points (20%)
3648 Points (11%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Total Score
6148 Points (24%)
4357 Points (17%)
Geekbench 3 - 32 Bit Multi-Core Score
6185 Points (20%)
3622 Points (12%)
Geekbench 3 - 32 Bit Single-Core Score
2945 Points (63%)
2002 Points (43%)
Mozilla Kraken 1.1 - Total Score *
min: 1272     avg: 1534.2     median: 1312.3 (2%)     max: 2240.4 ms
min: 3040.6     avg: 4078.8     median: 4078.8 (7%)     max: 5117 ms
Sunspider - 1.0 Total Score *
min: 96.5     avg: 152.8     median: 163.1 (4%)     max: 188.4 ms
min: 149.9     avg: 219.3     median: 249 (6%)     max: 259 ms
Octane V2 - Total Score
min: 14952     avg: 23377     median: 25519 (53%)     max: 27518 Points
5652 Points (12%)

Average Benchmarks Intel Core i5-4210M → 100%

Average Benchmarks Intel Core i5-4202Y → 71%

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