Intel Core i5-4310M vs Intel Core i5-4200M vs Intel Core i5-4210Y

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 i5-4200M

► remove from comparison Intel 4200M

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 i5-4210Y

► remove from comparison Intel 4210Y

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.

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Series: Core i5 Haswell
Intel Core i5-4340M2.9 - 3.6 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4210H2.9 - 3.5 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4330M2.8 - 3.5 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4200H2.8 - 3.4 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4308U2.8 - 3.3 GHz2 / 43 MB
» Intel Core i5-4310M2.7 - 3.4 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4400E2.7 - 3.3 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4300M2.6 - 3.3 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4210M2.6 - 3.2 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4288U2.6 - 3.1 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4278U2.6 - 3.1 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4200M2.5 - 3.1 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4258U2.4 - 2.9 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4310U2 - 3 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4360U1.5 - 3 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4300U1.9 - 2.9 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4350U1.4 - 2.9 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4210U1.7 - 2.7 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4260U1.4 - 2.7 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4402E1.6 - 2.7 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4200U1.6 - 2.6 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4250U1.3 - 2.6 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4300Y1.6 - 2.3 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4302Y1.6 - 2.3 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4202Y1.6 - 2 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4220Y1.6 - 2 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4210Y1.5 - 1.9 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4200Y1.4 - 1.9 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4340M2.9 - 3.6 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4210H2.9 - 3.5 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4330M2.8 - 3.5 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4200H2.8 - 3.4 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4308U2.8 - 3.3 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4310M2.7 - 3.4 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4400E2.7 - 3.3 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4300M2.6 - 3.3 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4210M2.6 - 3.2 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4288U2.6 - 3.1 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4278U2.6 - 3.1 GHz2 / 43 MB
» Intel Core i5-4200M2.5 - 3.1 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4258U2.4 - 2.9 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4310U2 - 3 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4360U1.5 - 3 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4300U1.9 - 2.9 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4350U1.4 - 2.9 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4210U1.7 - 2.7 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4260U1.4 - 2.7 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4402E1.6 - 2.7 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4200U1.6 - 2.6 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4250U1.3 - 2.6 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4300Y1.6 - 2.3 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4302Y1.6 - 2.3 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4202Y1.6 - 2 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4220Y1.6 - 2 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4210Y1.5 - 1.9 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4200Y1.4 - 1.9 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4340M2.9 - 3.6 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4210H2.9 - 3.5 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4330M2.8 - 3.5 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4200H2.8 - 3.4 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4308U2.8 - 3.3 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4310M2.7 - 3.4 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4400E2.7 - 3.3 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4300M2.6 - 3.3 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4210M2.6 - 3.2 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4288U2.6 - 3.1 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4278U2.6 - 3.1 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4200M2.5 - 3.1 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4258U2.4 - 2.9 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4310U2 - 3 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4360U1.5 - 3 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4300U1.9 - 2.9 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4350U1.4 - 2.9 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4210U1.7 - 2.7 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4260U1.4 - 2.7 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4402E1.6 - 2.7 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4200U1.6 - 2.6 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4250U1.3 - 2.6 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4300Y1.6 - 2.3 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4302Y1.6 - 2.3 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4202Y1.6 - 2 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4220Y1.6 - 2 GHz2 / 43 MB
» Intel Core i5-4210Y1.5 - 1.9 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4200Y1.4 - 1.9 GHz2 / 43 MB
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HD 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-NIHD Graphics 4200 (200 - 850 MHz), DDR3(L)-1600 Memory Controller, HyperThreading, AVX, AVX2, Quick Sync, Virtualization, AES-NI
iGPUIntel HD Graphics 4600 (400 - 1250 MHz)Intel HD Graphics 4600 (400 - 1150 MHz)Intel HD Graphics 4200 (200 - 850 MHz)
Architecturex86x86x86
$225 U.S.$225 U.S.$297 U.S.
Intel Core i5 4310MIntel Core i5 4200MIntel Core i5 4210Y

Benchmarks

Cinebench R15 - Cinebench R15 CPU Multi 64 Bit
min: 325     avg: 326     median: 326 (7%)     max: 327 Points
min: 259     avg: 295     median: 297 (7%)     max: 301 Points
min: 127     avg: 146     median: 147 (3%)     max: 162 Points
Cinebench R15 - Cinebench R15 CPU Single 64 Bit
min: 128     avg: 129     median: 128.5 (47%)     max: 129 Points
min: 111     avg: 118     median: 118 (43%)     max: 122 Points
min: 42     avg: 65.5     median: 72.5 (27%)     max: 75 Points
Cinebench R11.5 - Cinebench R11.5 CPU Multi 64 Bit
min: 3.56     avg: 3.6     median: 3.6 (7%)     max: 3.59 Points
min: 2.94     avg: 3.2     median: 3.2 (7%)     max: 3.27 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: 1.47     avg: 1.5     median: 1.5 (47%)     max: 1.48 Points
min: 1.2     avg: 1.3     median: 1.4 (43%)     max: 1.38 Points
min: 0.5     avg: 0.8     median: 0.8 (26%)     max: 0.85 Points
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Single (32bit)
4664 (42%)
min: 4391     avg: 4484     median: 4485 (40%)     max: 4539
2764 (25%)
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Multi (32bit)
9622 (16%)
min: 9075     avg: 9891     median: 9962 (17%)     max: 10125
5399 (9%)
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Multi (64bit)
14079 Points (13%)
min: 11710     avg: 12595     median: 12686.5 (12%)     max: 13085 Points
min: 6072     avg: 6534     median: 6534 (6%)     max: 6996 Points
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Single (64bit)
6533 Points (49%)
min: 5752     avg: 5863     median: 5889.5 (44%)     max: 5942 Points
min: 3591     avg: 3610     median: 3609.5 (27%)     max: 3628 Points
wPrime 2.10 - wPrime 2.0 1024m *
496 s (6%)
min: 505.705     avg: 572     median: 553.3 (7%)     max: 683.712 s
min: 1045.07     avg: 1055     median: 1055 (12%)     max: 1065 s
wPrime 2.10 - wPrime 2.0 32m *
15.6 s (3%)
min: 16.692     avg: 18.2     median: 17.3 (3%)     max: 22.487 s
min: 30     avg: 31.4     median: 31.4 (6%)     max: 32.828 s
WinRAR - WinRAR 4.0
2578 (17%)
min: 2474     avg: 2989     median: 3050.5 (20%)     max: 3382
1876 (12%)
X264 HD Benchmark 4.0 - x264 Pass 2
20.7 fps (9%)
min: 18.5     avg: 18.8     median: 18.8 (9%)     max: 19.1 fps
9.9 fps (4%)
X264 HD Benchmark 4.0 - x264 Pass 1
105 fps (31%)
min: 93.1     avg: 95.5     median: 94.5 (28%)     max: 99.9 fps
56.1 fps (17%)
TrueCrypt - TrueCrypt Serpent
0.2 GB/s (7%)
min: 0.157     avg: 0.2     median: 0.2 (7%)     max: 0.16 GB/s
0.1 GB/s (4%)
TrueCrypt - TrueCrypt Twofish
0.3 GB/s (8%)
min: 0.246     avg: 0.3     median: 0.3 (8%)     max: 0.284 GB/s
0.2 GB/s (4%)
TrueCrypt - TrueCrypt AES
2 GB/s (7%)
min: 1.6     avg: 1.8     median: 1.8 (7%)     max: 1.8 GB/s
1 GB/s (4%)
3DMark 06 - CPU - 3DMark 06 - CPU
100%
1 4200M +
min: 3619     avg: 3896     median: 3882.5 (21%)     max: 4014 Points
53%
1 4210Y +
min: 1959     avg: 2039     median: 2039 (11%)     max: 2119 Points
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 1M - Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 1M *
11.4 s (2%)
min: 12.417     avg: 12.8     median: 13 (3%)     max: 13.141 s
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 *
26 s (1%)
min: 28     avg: 28.9     median: 29 (1%)     max: 29.266 s
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 *
591 s (3%)
min: 624.255     avg: 645     median: 650 (3%)     max: 653.5 s
min: 974     avg: 997     median: 997 (4%)     max: 1020.04 s
SiSoft Sandra Dhrystone (MIPS) - SiSoft Sandra Dhrystone (MIPS)
100%
1 4200M +
min: 52450     avg: 52480     median: 52480 (25%)     max: 52510 MIPS
SiSoft Sandra Whetstone (MFLOPS) - SiSoft Sandra Whetstone (MFLOPS)
100%
1 4200M +
min: 38380     avg: 38520     median: 38520 (30%)     max: 38660 MFLOPS
Windows 7 Experience Index - Win7 CPU
100%
1 4200M +
7.2 Points (92%)
3DMark Vantage - 3DM Vant. Perf. CPU no Physx
11595 Points (13%)
min: 9818     avg: 10535     median: 10613 (12%)     max: 10799 Points
5319 Points (6%)
3DMark 11 - 3DM11 Performance Physics
min: 3846     avg: 3976     median: 3976 (16%)     max: 4106 Points
min: 3088     avg: 3789     median: 3930 (16%)     max: 4157 Points
min: 2012     avg: 2071     median: 2047 (8%)     max: 2153 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Physics
min: 34628     avg: 37014     median: 37013.5 (24%)     max: 39399 Points
min: 28373     avg: 33969     median: 34273 (22%)     max: 37529 Points
min: 15599     avg: 16944     median: 16143 (10%)     max: 19089 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Extreme Physics
100%
1 4200M +
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: 3300     avg: 3312     median: 3312 (8%)     max: 3324 Points
min: 2198     avg: 2980     median: 3062.5 (8%)     max: 3140 Points
min: 1492     avg: 1590     median: 1617 (4%)     max: 1660 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Fire Strike Standard Physics
min: 4582     avg: 4736     median: 4735.5 (12%)     max: 4889 Points
min: 3655     avg: 4317     median: 4420.5 (11%)     max: 4475 Points
min: 2098     avg: 2194     median: 2195 (6%)     max: 2288 Points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Stream
5307 Points (43%)
min: 4868     avg: 5699     median: 5086.5 (41%)     max: 7755 Points
min: 5727     avg: 5740     median: 5739.5 (46%)     max: 5752 Points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Memory
5403 Points (49%)
min: 4972     avg: 5578     median: 5174.5 (47%)     max: 6991 Points
min: 3963     avg: 4560     median: 4560 (41%)     max: 5157 Points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Floating Point
7454 Points (15%)
min: 6803     avg: 6879     median: 6864.5 (13%)     max: 6985 Points
min: 3267     avg: 3589     median: 3589 (7%)     max: 3911 Points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Integer
6880 Points (14%)
min: 6113     avg: 6183     median: 6185.5 (12%)     max: 6249 Points
min: 3066     avg: 3258     median: 3257.5 (7%)     max: 3449 Points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Total Score
6628 Points (17%)
min: 6031     avg: 6257     median: 6118 (16%)     max: 6760 Points
min: 3581     avg: 3882     median: 3881.5 (10%)     max: 4182 Points
Geekbench 3 - Geekbench 3 32 Bit Multi-Core
6227 (11%)
min: 5608     avg: 5849     median: 5708 (10%)     max: 6175
min: 3297     avg: 3380     median: 3364 (6%)     max: 3479
Geekbench 3 - Geekbench 3 32 Bit Single-Core
2939 (60%)
min: 2662     avg: 2808     median: 2722 (56%)     max: 3006
min: 1775     avg: 1870     median: 1907 (39%)     max: 1927
Mozilla Kraken 1.1 - Kraken 1.1 Total Score *
100%
1 4210Y +
3655 ms (6%)
Sunspider - Sunspider 1.0 Total Score *
100%
1 4210Y +
173 ms (2%)

Average Benchmarks Intel Core i5-4310M → 100% n=31

Average Benchmarks Intel Core i5-4200M → 95% n=31

Average Benchmarks Intel Core i5-4210Y → 62% n=31

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- Average benchmark values for this graphics card
* Smaller numbers mean a higher performance
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