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

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 i5-4210Y

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The Intel Core i5-4210Y 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 1.5 GHz, but can dynamically increase clock rates with Turbo Boost up to 1.9 GHz (2 cores: 1.6 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 i5-4210Y is similar to the Core i3-4010U with a slightly higher TDP of 15 W. 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 i5-4210Y is rated at a TDP of 11.5 W (SDP 6 W) including the graphics card, memory controller, VRMs and the integrated chipset. Therefore, the CPU is suited for very small ultrabooks or tablets.

Intel Core i5-4210MIntel Core i5-4210Y
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 i5-4210M2.6 - 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 i5-4200M compare2.5 - 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 i5-4200U compare1.6 - 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 i5-4210Y1.5 - 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 i5-4210M2.6 - 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 i5-4200M compare2.5 - 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 i5-4200U compare1.6 - 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 i5-4210Y1.5 - 1.9 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4200Y compare1.4 - 1.9 GHz2 / 43 MB
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37 11.5
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130 mm2
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rPGAFCBGA1168
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)
Architecturex86x86
$225 U.S.$297 U.S.
Intel Core i5 4210MIntel Core i5 4210Y

Benchmarks

Cinebench R15 - Cinebench R15 CPU Multi 64 Bit
min: 302     avg: 305     median: 305.5 (7%)     max: 308 Points
min: 127     avg: 146     median: 147 (3%)     max: 162 Points
Cinebench R15 - Cinebench R15 CPU Single 64 Bit
min: 117     avg: 122     median: 122 (45%)     max: 125 Points
min: 42     avg: 65.5     median: 72.5 (27%)     max: 75 Points
Cinebench R11.5 - Cinebench R11.5 CPU Multi 64 Bit
min: 3.3     avg: 3.3     median: 3.3 (7%)     max: 3.37 Points
min: 1.47     avg: 1.6     median: 1.6 (3%)     max: 1.7 Points
Cinebench R11.5 - Cinebench R11.5 CPU Single 64 Bit
min: 1.34     avg: 1.4     median: 1.4 (44%)     max: 1.41 Points
min: 0.5     avg: 0.8     median: 0.8 (26%)     max: 0.85 Points
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Single (32bit)
min: 4276     avg: 4508     median: 4583.5 (41%)     max: 4590
2764 (25%)
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Multi (32bit)
min: 10082     avg: 10211     median: 10185.5 (17%)     max: 10389
5399 (9%)
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Multi (64bit)
min: 12149     avg: 12634     median: 12633.5 (12%)     max: 13118 Points
min: 6072     avg: 6534     median: 6534 (6%)     max: 6996 Points
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Single (64bit)
min: 5582     avg: 5829     median: 5828.5 (44%)     max: 6075 Points
min: 3591     avg: 3610     median: 3609.5 (27%)     max: 3628 Points
wPrime 2.10 - wPrime 2.0 1024m *
536 s (6%)
min: 1045.07     avg: 1055     median: 1055 (12%)     max: 1065 s
wPrime 2.10 - wPrime 2.0 32m *
17.1 s (3%)
min: 30     avg: 31.4     median: 31.4 (6%)     max: 32.828 s
WinRAR - WinRAR 4.0
3185 (20%)
1876 (12%)
X264 HD Benchmark 4.0 - x264 Pass 2
19.3 fps (9%)
9.9 fps (4%)
X264 HD Benchmark 4.0 - x264 Pass 1
95.2 fps (28%)
56.1 fps (17%)
TrueCrypt - TrueCrypt Serpent
0.2 GB/s (7%)
0.1 GB/s (4%)
TrueCrypt - TrueCrypt Twofish
0.3 GB/s (8%)
0.2 GB/s (4%)
TrueCrypt - TrueCrypt AES
1.8 GB/s (7%)
1 GB/s (4%)
3DMark 06 - CPU - 3DMark 06 - CPU
min: 3940     avg: 3978     median: 3981.5 (22%)     max: 4008 Points
min: 1959     avg: 2039     median: 2039 (11%)     max: 2119 Points
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 1M - Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 1M *
12 s (3%)
min: 19     avg: 19.4     median: 19.4 (4%)     max: 19.735 s
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 2M - Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 2M *
30 s (1%)
min: 43.999     avg: 44     median: 44 (2%)     max: 44 s
Super Pi Mod 1.5 XS 32M - Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 32M *
644 s (3%)
min: 974     avg: 997     median: 997 (4%)     max: 1020.04 s
Windows 7 Experience Index - Win7 CPU
100%
1 4210M +
7.2 Points (92%)
3DMark Vantage - 3DM Vant. Perf. CPU no Physx
10824 Points (13%)
5319 Points (6%)
3DMark 11 - 3DM11 Performance Physics
min: 3669     avg: 3934     median: 3989.5 (16%)     max: 4097 Points
min: 2012     avg: 2071     median: 2047 (8%)     max: 2153 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Physics
min: 30540     avg: 34670     median: 34639.5 (22%)     max: 37915 Points
min: 15599     avg: 16944     median: 16143 (10%)     max: 19089 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Cloud Gate Physics
min: 2621     avg: 3055     median: 3131.5 (8%)     max: 3178 Points
min: 1492     avg: 1590     median: 1617 (4%)     max: 1660 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Fire Strike Standard Physics
min: 4417     avg: 4513     median: 4513 (11%)     max: 4611 Points
min: 2098     avg: 2194     median: 2195 (6%)     max: 2288 Points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Stream
4814 Points (39%)
min: 5727     avg: 5740     median: 5739.5 (46%)     max: 5752 Points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Memory
4959 Points (45%)
min: 3963     avg: 4560     median: 4560 (41%)     max: 5157 Points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Floating Point
6947 Points (14%)
min: 3267     avg: 3589     median: 3589 (7%)     max: 3911 Points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Integer
6410 Points (13%)
min: 3066     avg: 3258     median: 3257.5 (7%)     max: 3449 Points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Total Score
6148 Points (16%)
min: 3581     avg: 3882     median: 3881.5 (10%)     max: 4182 Points
Geekbench 3 - Geekbench 3 32 Bit Multi-Core
6185 (11%)
min: 3297     avg: 3380     median: 3364 (6%)     max: 3479
Geekbench 3 - Geekbench 3 32 Bit Single-Core
2945 (60%)
min: 1775     avg: 1870     median: 1907 (39%)     max: 1927
Mozilla Kraken 1.1 - Kraken 1.1 Total Score *
min: 1272     avg: 1534     median: 1312.3 (2%)     max: 2240.4 ms
3655 ms (6%)
Sunspider - Sunspider 1.0 Total Score *
min: 96.5     avg: 153     median: 163.1 (2%)     max: 188.4 ms
173 ms (2%)
Octane V2 - Octane V2 Total Score
100%
1 4210M +
min: 14952     avg: 23377     median: 25519 (41%)     max: 27518 Points

Average Benchmarks Intel Core i5-4210M → 100% n=34

Average Benchmarks Intel Core i5-4210Y → 66% n=34

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