Intel Core i5-4258U vs Intel Core i5-4210M

Intel Core i5-4258U

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The Intel Core i5-4258U is a LV (low voltage) dual-core processor for large 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 2.4 GHz, but can dynamically increase clock rates with Turbo Boost up to 2.9 GHz for 1 or 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 the performance per clock by almost 10 percent. Furthermore, new features like AVX2 and FMA should increase the performance in future applications.

Due to these architectural improvements, the performance is slightly above a similarly clocked Ivy Bridge CPU. Therefore, the Core i5-4258U is almost as fast as the older i5-3230M. 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 Iris Graphics 5100 offers 40 Execution Units (EUs) clocked at 200 - 1100 MHz with Turbo Boost, making it significantly faster than the HD Graphics 4000. As a result, the Iris Graphics competes with dedicated lower mid-range graphics cards. However, even fast dual-channel memory limits the performance.

The i5-4258U is rated at a TDP of 28 W including the graphics card, memory controller, VRMs and the integrated chipset. Therefore, the CPU is suited for larger ultrabooks 14-inches or greater.

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 i5-4258UIntel Core i5-4210M
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 i5-4258U2.4 - 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 i5-4210Y 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 i5-4210M2.6 - 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 i5-4258U2.4 - 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 i5-4210Y compare1.5 - 1.9 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4200Y compare1.4 - 1.9 GHz2 / 43 MB
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28 37
1300 960
22 22
181 mm2130 mm2
100 °C100 °C
FCBGArPGA
Iris Graphics 5100 (200 - 1100 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 Iris Graphics 5100 (200 - 1100 MHz)Intel HD Graphics 4600 (400 - 1150 MHz)
Architecturex86x86
$342 U.S.$225 U.S.
Intel Core i5 4258UIntel Core i5 4210M

Benchmarks

Performance Rating - CB R15 + R20 + 7-Zip + X265 + Blender + 3DM11 CPU - 4258U
28.5 pt (29%)
Cinebench R20 - Cinebench R20 CPU (Single Core)
100%
1 4258U +
246 Points (38%)
Cinebench R20 - Cinebench R20 CPU (Multi Core)
100%
1 4258U +
601 Points (6%)
Cinebench R15 - Cinebench R15 CPU Multi 64 Bit
min: 261     avg: 278     median: 283 (6%)     max: 291 Points
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min: 302     avg: 305     median: 305.5 (7%)     max: 308 Points
Cinebench R15 - Cinebench R15 CPU Single 64 Bit
min: 106     avg: 110     median: 112 (41%)     max: 113 Points
min: 117     avg: 122     median: 122 (45%)     max: 125 Points
Cinebench R11.5 - Cinebench R11.5 CPU Multi 64 Bit
min: 2.92     avg: 3     median: 3 (6%)     max: 3.15 Points
min: 3.3     avg: 3.3     median: 3.3 (7%)     max: 3.37 Points
Cinebench R11.5 - Cinebench R11.5 CPU Single 64 Bit
min: 1.21     avg: 1.2     median: 1.2 (39%)     max: 1.27 Points
min: 1.34     avg: 1.4     median: 1.4 (44%)     max: 1.41 Points
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Single (32bit)
min: 4312     avg: 4572     median: 4571.5 (41%)     max: 4831
min: 4276     avg: 4508     median: 4583.5 (41%)     max: 4590
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Multi (32bit)
min: 9638     avg: 10121     median: 10121 (17%)     max: 10604
min: 10082     avg: 10211     median: 10185.5 (17%)     max: 10389
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Multi (64bit)
11829 Points (11%)
min: 12149     avg: 12634     median: 12633.5 (12%)     max: 13118 Points
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Single (64bit)
5647 Points (43%)
min: 5582     avg: 5829     median: 5828.5 (44%)     max: 6075 Points
wPrime 2.10 - wPrime 2.0 1024m *
566 s (7%)
536 s (6%)
wPrime 2.10 - wPrime 2.0 32m *
17.8 s (4%)
17.1 s (3%)
WinRAR - WinRAR 4.0
100%
1 4210M +
3185 (20%)
7-Zip 18.03 - 7-Zip 18.03 Multli Thread 4 runs
100%
1 4258U +
8238 MIPS (6%)
7-Zip 18.03 - 7-Zip 18.03 Single Thread 4 runs
100%
1 4258U +
3270 MIPS (22%)
X264 HD Benchmark 4.0 - x264 Pass 2
18.5 fps (8%)
19.3 fps (9%)
X264 HD Benchmark 4.0 - x264 Pass 1
97.2 fps (29%)
95.2 fps (28%)
HWBOT x265 Benchmark v2.2 - HWBOT x265 4k Preset
100%
1 4258U +
2.4 fps (8%)
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TrueCrypt - TrueCrypt Serpent
0.1 GB/s (6%)
0.2 GB/s (7%)
TrueCrypt - TrueCrypt Twofish
0.3 GB/s (7%)
0.3 GB/s (8%)
TrueCrypt - TrueCrypt AES
1.7 GB/s (6%)
1.8 GB/s (7%)
Blender 2.79 - Blender 2.79 BMW27 CPU *
100%
1 4258U +
1719 Seconds (12%)
R Benchmark 2.5 - R Benchmark 2.5 *
100%
1 4258U +
1 sec (22%)
3DMark 06 - CPU - 3DMark 06 - CPU
3865 Points (21%)
min: 3940     avg: 3978     median: 3981.5 (22%)     max: 4008 Points
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 1M - Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 1M *
13 s (3%)
12 s (3%)
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 2M - Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 2M *
29.2 s (1%)
30 s (1%)
Super Pi Mod 1.5 XS 32M - Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 32M *
100%
1 4210M +
644 s (3%)
Windows 7 Experience Index - Win7 CPU
100%
1 4210M +
7.2 Points (92%)
3DMark Vantage - 3DM Vant. Perf. CPU no Physx
100%
1 4210M +
10824 Points (13%)
3DMark 11 - 3DM11 Performance Physics
3748 Points (15%)
min: 3669     avg: 3934     median: 3989.5 (16%)     max: 4097 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Physics
29091 Points (19%)
min: 30540     avg: 34670     median: 34639.5 (22%)     max: 37915 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Unlimited Physics
100%
1 4258U +
36604 Points (38%)
3DMark - 3DMark Cloud Gate Physics
2948 Points (7%)
min: 2621     avg: 3055     median: 3131.5 (8%)     max: 3178 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Fire Strike Standard Physics
4109 Points (10%)
min: 4417     avg: 4513     median: 4513 (11%)     max: 4611 Points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Stream
min: 6428     avg: 7032     median: 7032 (57%)     max: 7636 Points
4814 Points (39%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Memory
min: 6211     avg: 6488     median: 6487.5 (59%)     max: 6764 Points
4959 Points (45%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Floating Point
min: 6644     avg: 8314     median: 8314 (16%)     max: 9984 Points
6947 Points (14%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Integer
min: 5218     avg: 5590     median: 5590 (11%)     max: 5962 Points
6410 Points (13%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Total Score
min: 6528     avg: 6867     median: 6866.5 (18%)     max: 7205 Points
6148 Points (16%)
Geekbench 3 - Geekbench 3 32 Bit Multi-Core
min: 5634     avg: 5783     median: 5782.5 (10%)     max: 5931
6185 (11%)
Geekbench 3 - Geekbench 3 32 Bit Single-Core
min: 2701     avg: 2739     median: 2739 (56%)     max: 2777
2945 (60%)
Geekbench 3 - Geekbench 3 64 Bit Multi-Core
100%
1 4258U +
6308 (10%)
Geekbench 3 - Geekbench 3 64 Bit Single-Core
100%
1 4258U +
2899 (59%)
Geekbench 5.3 - Geekbench 5.1 - 5.3 64 Bit Single-Core
100%
1 4258U +
724 (40%)
Geekbench 5.3 - Geekbench 5.1 - 5.3 64 Bit Multi-Core
100%
1 4258U +
1588 (9%)
Mozilla Kraken 1.1 - Kraken 1.1 Total Score *
min: 1435     avg: 1922     median: 2040 (3%)     max: 2292.2 ms
min: 1272     avg: 1534     median: 1312.3 (2%)     max: 2240.4 ms
Sunspider - Sunspider 1.0 Total Score *
min: 99.1     avg: 122     median: 121.6 (1%)     max: 144 ms
min: 96.5     avg: 153     median: 163.1 (2%)     max: 188.4 ms
Sunspider - Sunspider 0.9.1 Total Score *
100%
1 4258U +
min: 98.2     avg: 138     median: 138.1 (1%)     max: 178 ms
Octane V2 - Octane V2 Total Score
100%
1 4210M +
min: 14952     avg: 23377     median: 25519 (41%)     max: 27518 Points

Average Benchmarks Intel Core i5-4258U → 100% n=31

Average Benchmarks Intel Core i5-4210M → 102% n=31

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