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Intel Core i5-4200M

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.

SeriesIntel Core i5
CodenameHaswell
Series: Core i5 Haswell
Intel Core i5-4340M compare2900 - 3600 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4210H compare2900 - 3500 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4330M compare2800 - 3500 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4200H compare2800 - 3400 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4308U compare2800 - 3300 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4310M compare2700 - 3400 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4400E compare2700 - 3300 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4300M compare2600 - 3300 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4210M compare2600 - 3200 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4288U compare2600 - 3100 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4278U compare2600 - 3100 MHz2 / 43 MB
» Intel Core i5-4200M2500 - 3100 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4258U compare2400 - 2900 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4310U compare2000 - 3000 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4360U compare1500 - 3000 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4300U compare1900 - 2900 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4350U compare1400 - 2900 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4210U compare1700 - 2700 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4260U compare1400 - 2700 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4402E compare1600 - 2700 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4200U compare1600 - 2600 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4250U compare1300 - 2600 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4300Y compare1600 - 2300 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4302Y compare1600 - 2300 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4202Y compare1600 - 2000 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4220Y compare1600 - 2000 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4210Y compare1500 - 1900 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4200Y compare1400 - 1900 MHz2 / 43 MB
Clock Rate2500 - 3100 MHz
Level 1 Cache128 KB
Level 2 Cache512 KB
Level 3 Cache3 MB
Number of Cores / Threads2 / 4
Power Consumption (TDP = Thermal Design Power)37 Watt
Transistor Count960 Million
Manufacturing Technology22 nm
Die Size130 mm2
Max. Temperature100 °C
SocketrPGA
FeaturesHD Graphics 4600 (400 - 1150 MHz), DDR3(L)-1600 Memory Controller, HyperThreading, AVX, AVX2, Quick Sync, Virtualization, AES-NI
GPUIntel HD Graphics 4600 (400 - 1150 MHz)
64 Bit64 Bit support
Starting Price$225 U.S.
Announcement Date06/04/2013
Product Link (external)Intel Core i5 4200M

Benchmarks

Cinebench R15 - CPU Multi 64Bit
min: 259     avg: 295     median: 297 (7%)     max: 301 Points
Cinebench R15 - CPU Single 64Bit
min: 111     avg: 118     median: 118 (51%)     max: 122 Points
Cinebench R11.5 - CPU Multi 64Bit
min: 2.94     avg: 3.2     median: 3.2 (7%)     max: 3.27 Points
Cinebench R11.5 - CPU Single 64Bit
min: 1.2     avg: 1.3     median: 1.4 (53%)     max: 1.38 Points
Cinebench R10 - Rendering Single 32Bit
min: 4391     avg: 4484     median: 4485 (46%)     max: 4539 Points
Cinebench R10 - Rendering Multiple CPUs 32Bit
min: 9075     avg: 9891     median: 9962 (17%)     max: 10125 Points
Cinebench R10 - Rendering Multiple CPUs 64Bit
min: 11710     avg: 12595     median: 12686.5 (15%)     max: 13085 Points
Cinebench R10 - Rendering Single CPUs 64Bit
min: 5752     avg: 5863     median: 5889.5 (55%)     max: 5942 Points
wPrime 2.10 - 1024m *
min: 505.705     avg: 572     median: 553.3 (7%)     max: 683.712 seconds
wPrime 2.10 - 32m *
min: 16.692     avg: 18.2     median: 17.3 (3%)     max: 22.487 seconds
WinRAR - Result
min: 2474     avg: 2989     median: 3050.5 (31%)     max: 3382 KB/s
X264 HD Benchmark 4.0 - Pass 2
min: 18.5     avg: 18.8     median: 18.8 (11%)     max: 19.1 fps
X264 HD Benchmark 4.0 - Pass 1
min: 93.1     avg: 95.5     median: 94.5 (33%)     max: 99.9 fps
TrueCrypt - Serpent Mean 100MB
min: 0.157     avg: 0.2     median: 0.2 (0%)     max: 0.16 GB/s
TrueCrypt - Twofish Mean 100MB
min: 0.246     avg: 0.3     median: 0.3 (0%)     max: 0.284 GB/s
TrueCrypt - AES Mean 100MB
min: 1.6     avg: 1.8     median: 1.8 (0%)     max: 1.8 GB/s
3DMark 06 - CPU - CPU Score
min: 3619     avg: 3896     median: 3882.5 (26%)     max: 4014 Points
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 1M - 1M *
min: 12.417     avg: 12.8     median: 13 (3%)     max: 13.141 Seconds
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 2M - 2M *
min: 28     avg: 28.9     median: 29 (1%)     max: 29.266 Seconds
Super Pi Mod 1.5 XS 32M - 32M *
min: 624.255     avg: 645     median: 650 (3%)     max: 653.5 Seconds
SiSoft Sandra Dhrystone (MIPS) - Dhrystone
min: 52450     avg: 52480     median: 52480 (25%)     max: 52510 MIPS
SiSoft Sandra Whetstone (MFLOPS) - Whetstone
min: 38380     avg: 38520     median: 38520 (30%)     max: 38660 MFLOPS
Windows 7 Experience Index - Processor
7.2 points (92%)
3DMark Vantage - P CPU no PhysX 1280x1024
min: 9818     avg: 10535     median: 10613 (15%)     max: 10799 Points
3DMark 11 - Performance Physics 1280x720
min: 3088     avg: 3789     median: 3930 (18%)     max: 4157 points
3DMark - Ice Storm Standard Physics 1280x720
min: 28373     avg: 33969     median: 34273 (22%)     max: 37529 Points
3DMark - Ice Storm Extreme Physics 1920x1080
min: 30677     avg: 31964     median: 32203 (38%)     max: 33011 Points
3DMark - Ice Storm Unlimited Physics 1280x720 offscreen
min: 37376     avg: 37813     median: 37466 (43%)     max: 38597 Points
3DMark - Cloud Gate Standard Physics 1280x720
min: 2198     avg: 2980     median: 3062.5 (8%)     max: 3140 Points
3DMark - Fire Strike Physics 1920x1080
min: 3655     avg: 4317     median: 4420.5 (14%)     max: 4475 Points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Stream
min: 4868     avg: 5699     median: 5086.5 (41%)     max: 7755 Points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Memory
min: 4972     avg: 5578     median: 5174.5 (47%)     max: 6991 Points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Floating Point
min: 6803     avg: 6879     median: 6864.5 (13%)     max: 6985 Points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Integer
min: 6113     avg: 6183     median: 6185.5 (12%)     max: 6249 Points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Total Score
min: 6031     avg: 6257     median: 6118 (16%)     max: 6760 Points
Geekbench 3 - 32 Bit Multi-Core Score
min: 5608     avg: 5849     median: 5708 (10%)     max: 6175 Points
Geekbench 3 - 32 Bit Single-Core Score
min: 2662     avg: 2808     median: 2722 (56%)     max: 3006 Points
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