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Intel Core i5-4278U vs Intel Core i5-4310M vs Intel Core i5-4200H

Intel Core i5-4278U

► remove from comparison Intel 4278U

The Intel Core i5-4278U is a LV (low voltage) dual-core processor for large ultrabooks launched in Q3 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 3.1 GHz.

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

Performance

Due to these architectural improvements, the performance is slightly above a similarly clocked Ivy Bridge CPU. Therefore, the Core i5-4278U is almost as fast as the older i7-3520M. 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 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 (e.g. GeForce GT 720M). However, even fast dual-channel memory limits the performance.

Power Consumption

The i5-4278U 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, well-cooled ultrabooks.

Intel Core i5-4310M

► remove from comparison Intel 4310M

The Intel Core i5-4310M is a fast dual-core processor for laptops launched in Q1/2014. 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 2.7 GHz but can dynamically increase clock rates with Turbo Boost up to 3.4 GHz for 1 active core or 3.3 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, improving the performance per clock by 5 - 10 percent. Furthermore, new features like AVX2 and FMA should increase the performance in future applications.

Performance

Compared to the Core i5-4300M, the 4310M is clocked just 100 MHz higher and therefore only slightly faster. Overall, the performance is on par with the Ivy Bridge-based Core i7-3540M. Even demanding software or multitasking will be handled easily.

Graphics

The integrated Intel HD Graphics 4600 offers 20 Execution Units (EUs) clocked at 400 MHz up to 1250 MHz, making it about 30 % faster than a similarly clocked HD 4000. This is slightly slower than the AMD Radeon HD 8650G or a dedicated GeForce GT 720M.

Power Consumption

The i5-4310M 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 i5-4200H

► remove from comparison Intel 4200H

The Intel Core i5-4200H is a fast dual-core processor for laptops launched in Q4 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 2.8 GHz but can dynamically increase clock rates with Turbo Boost up to 3.4 GHz for 1 active core and 3.3 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 i5-4200H is slightly faster than the former top model i7-3520M and roughly on par with the Core i5-4330M.

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 i5-4200H is rated at a very high TDP of 47 W including the graphics card, memory controller and VRMs. This TDP range is typical of mobile quad-core processors. Therefore, the CPU is suited for laptops 15-inches or greater.

ModelIntel Core i5-4278UIntel Core i5-4310MIntel Core i5-4200H
SeriesIntel Core i5Intel Core i5Intel Core i5
CodenameHaswellHaswellHaswell
Series: Core i5 Haswell
Intel Core i5-4340M2.9 - 3.6 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-4210H2.9 - 3.5 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-4330M2.8 - 3.5 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-4200H2.8 - 3.4 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-4308U2.8 - 3.3 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-4310M2.7 - 3.4 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-4400E2.7 - 3.3 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-4300M2.6 - 3.3 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-4210M2.6 - 3.2 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-4288U2.6 - 3.1 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-4278U « 2.6 - 3.1 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-4200M2.5 - 3.1 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-4258U2.4 - 2.9 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-4310U2 - 3 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-4360U1.5 - 3 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-4300U1.9 - 2.9 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-4350U1.4 - 2.9 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-4210U1.7 - 2.7 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-4260U1.4 - 2.7 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-4402E1.6 - 2.7 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-4200U1.6 - 2.6 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-4250U1.3 - 2.6 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-4300Y1.6 - 2.3 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-4302Y1.6 - 2.3 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-4202Y1.6 - 2 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-4220Y1.6 - 2 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-4210Y1.5 - 1.9 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-4200Y1.4 - 1.9 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-4340M2.9 - 3.6 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-4210H2.9 - 3.5 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-4330M2.8 - 3.5 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-4200H2.8 - 3.4 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-4308U2.8 - 3.3 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-4310M « 2.7 - 3.4 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-4400E2.7 - 3.3 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-4300M2.6 - 3.3 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-4210M2.6 - 3.2 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-4288U2.6 - 3.1 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-4278U2.6 - 3.1 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-4200M2.5 - 3.1 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-4258U2.4 - 2.9 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-4310U2 - 3 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-4360U1.5 - 3 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-4300U1.9 - 2.9 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-4350U1.4 - 2.9 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-4210U1.7 - 2.7 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-4260U1.4 - 2.7 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-4402E1.6 - 2.7 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-4200U1.6 - 2.6 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-4250U1.3 - 2.6 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-4300Y1.6 - 2.3 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-4302Y1.6 - 2.3 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-4202Y1.6 - 2 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-4220Y1.6 - 2 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-4210Y1.5 - 1.9 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-4200Y1.4 - 1.9 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-4340M2.9 - 3.6 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-4210H2.9 - 3.5 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-4330M2.8 - 3.5 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-4200H « 2.8 - 3.4 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-4308U2.8 - 3.3 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-4310M2.7 - 3.4 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-4400E2.7 - 3.3 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-4300M2.6 - 3.3 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-4210M2.6 - 3.2 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-4288U2.6 - 3.1 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-4278U2.6 - 3.1 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-4200M2.5 - 3.1 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-4258U2.4 - 2.9 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-4310U2 - 3 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-4360U1.5 - 3 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-4300U1.9 - 2.9 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-4350U1.4 - 2.9 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-4210U1.7 - 2.7 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-4260U1.4 - 2.7 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-4402E1.6 - 2.7 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-4200U1.6 - 2.6 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-4250U1.3 - 2.6 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-4300Y1.6 - 2.3 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-4302Y1.6 - 2.3 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-4202Y1.6 - 2 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-4220Y1.6 - 2 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-4210Y1.5 - 1.9 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-4200Y1.4 - 1.9 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Clock2600 - 3100 MHz2700 - 3400 MHz2800 - 3400 MHz
L1 Cache128 KB128 KB128 KB
L2 Cache512 KB512 KB512 KB
L3 Cache3 MB3 MB3 MB
Cores / Threads2 / 42 / 42 / 4
TDP28 Watt37 Watt47 Watt
Transistors1300 Million960 Million960 Million
Technology22 nm22 nm22 nm
Die Size181 mm2130 mm2130 mm2
max. Temp.100 °C100 °C100 °C
SocketFCBGArPGAFCBGA1364
FeaturesIris Graphics 5100 (200 - 1100 MHz), DDR3(L)-1600 Memory Controller, HyperThreading, AVX, AVX2, Quick Sync, Virtualization, AES-NIHD Graphics 4600 (400 - 1250 MHz), DDR3(L)-1600 Memory Controller, HyperThreading, AVX, AVX2, Quick Sync, Virtualization, vPro, 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 - 1250 MHz)Intel HD Graphics 4600 (400 - 1150 MHz)
Architecturex86x86x86
$315 U.S.$225 U.S.$257 U.S.
Announced
Manufacturerark.intel.comark.intel.comark.intel.com

Benchmarks

Cinebench R15 - Cinebench R15 CPU Multi 64 Bit
100%
1 4310M +
min: 325     avg: 326     median: 326 (2%)     max: 327 Points
99%
1 4200H +
min: 321     avg: 323.3     median: 323.5 (2%)     max: 325 Points
Cinebench R15 - Cinebench R15 CPU Single 64 Bit
100%
1 4310M +
min: 128     avg: 128.5     median: 128.5 (39%)     max: 129 Points
101%
1 4200H +
min: 128     avg: 129.3     median: 129.5 (39%)     max: 130 Points
Cinebench R11.5 - Cinebench R11.5 CPU Multi 64 Bit
100%
1 4310M +
min: 3.56     avg: 3.6     median: 3.6 (5%)     max: 3.59 Points
99%
1 4200H +
min: 3.5     avg: 3.5     median: 3.5 (5%)     max: 3.57 Points
Cinebench R11.5 - Cinebench R11.5 CPU Single 64 Bit
100%
1 4310M +
min: 1.47     avg: 1.5     median: 1.5 (37%)     max: 1.48 Points
99%
1 4200H +
min: 1.46     avg: 1.5     median: 1.5 (36%)     max: 1.47 Points
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Single (32bit)
100%
1 4310M +
4664 Points (28%)
123%
1 4200H +
min: 4773     avg: 5719     median: 5719 (35%)     max: 6665 Points
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Multi (32bit)
100%
1 4310M +
9622 Points (7%)
112%
1 4200H +
min: 10668     avg: 10739     median: 10739 (8%)     max: 10810 Points
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Multi (64bit)
100%
1 4310M +
14079 Points (10%)
98%
1 4200H +
13739 Points (10%)
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Single (64bit)
100%
1 4310M +
6533 Points (8%)
102%
1 4200H +
6646 Points (8%)
wPrime 2.10 - wPrime 2.0 1024m *
100%
1 4310M +
495.9 s (6%)
100%
1 4200H +
499.5 s (6%)
wPrime 2.10 - wPrime 2.0 32m *
100%
1 4310M +
15.6 s (3%)
100%
1 4200H +
15.8 s (3%)
WinRAR - WinRAR 4.0
100%
1 4310M +
2578 Points (4%)
96%
1 4200H +
2469 Points (4%)
X264 HD Benchmark 4.0 - x264 Pass 2
100%
1 4310M +
20.7 fps (7%)
99%
1 4200H +
20.5 fps (7%)
X264 HD Benchmark 4.0 - x264 Pass 1
100%
1 4310M +
105 fps (24%)
98%
1 4200H +
103 fps (24%)
TrueCrypt - TrueCrypt Serpent
100%
1 4310M +
0.2 GB/s (0%)
99%
1 4200H +
0.2 GB/s (0%)
TrueCrypt - TrueCrypt Twofish
100%
1 4310M +
0.3 GB/s (5%)
99%
1 4200H +
0.3 GB/s (5%)
TrueCrypt - TrueCrypt AES
100%
1 4310M +
2 GB/s (5%)
95%
1 4200H +
1.9 GB/s (5%)
3DMark 06 - CPU - 3DMark 06 - CPU
100%
1 4200H +
4361 Points (9%)
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 1M - Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 1M *
100%
1 4310M +
11.4 s (2%)
100%
1 4200H +
11.4 s (2%)
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 2M - Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 2M *
100%
1 4310M +
26 s (1%)
100%
1 4200H +
26.1 s (1%)
Super Pi Mod 1.5 XS 32M - Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 32M *
100%
1 4310M +
591 s (3%)
100%
1 4200H +
595 s (3%)
SiSoft Sandra Dhrystone (MIPS) - SiSoft Sandra Dhrystone (MIPS)
100%
1 4200H +
56230 MIPS (27%)
SiSoft Sandra Whetstone (MFLOPS) - SiSoft Sandra Whetstone (MFLOPS)
100%
1 4200H +
41070 MFLOPS (32%)
3DMark Vantage - 3DM Vant. Perf. CPU no Physx
100%
1 4310M +
11595 Points (10%)
99%
1 4200H +
11474 Points (10%)
3DMark 11 - 3DM11 Performance Physics
100%
1 4310M +
min: 3846     avg: 3976     median: 3976 (11%)     max: 4106 Points
101%
1 4200H +
min: 3928     avg: 4038     median: 4031 (11%)     max: 4163 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Physics
100%
1 4310M +
min: 34628     avg: 37014     median: 37013.5 (30%)     max: 39399 Points
69%
1 4200H +
min: 25321     avg: 29965     median: 25570 (21%)     max: 39005 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Cloud Gate Physics
100%
1 4310M +
min: 3300     avg: 3312     median: 3312 (8%)     max: 3324 Points
101%
1 4200H +
min: 3339     avg: 3357     median: 3357 (8%)     max: 3376 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Fire Strike Standard Physics
100%
1 4310M +
min: 4582     avg: 4736     median: 4735.5 (8%)     max: 4889 Points
102%
1 4200H +
min: 4829     avg: 4846     median: 4840.5 (9%)     max: 4872 Points
Geekbench 3 - Geekbench 3 32 Bit Multi-Core
100%
1 4310M +
6227 Points (11%)
96%
1 4200H +
5977 Points (11%)
Geekbench 3 - Geekbench 3 32 Bit Single-Core
100%
1 4310M +
2939 Points (57%)
95%
1 4200H +
2799 Points (55%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Stream
100%
1 4310M +
5307 Points (43%)
93%
1 4200H +
4955 Points (40%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Memory
100%
1 4310M +
5403 Points (49%)
92%
1 4200H +
4991 Points (45%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Floating Point
100%
1 4310M +
7454 Points (15%)
96%
1 4200H +
7171 Points (14%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Integer
100%
1 4310M +
6880 Points (14%)
96%
1 4200H +
6614 Points (13%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Total Score
100%
1 4310M +
6628 Points (17%)
95%
1 4200H +
6318 Points (17%)
Mozilla Kraken 1.1 - Kraken 1.1 Total Score *
100%
1 4200H +
2168 ms (3%)
Sunspider - Sunspider 1.0 Total Score *
100%
1 4200H +
88.3 ms (1%)
Octane V2 - Octane V2 Total Score
100%
1 4200H +
15140 Points (14%)

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