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Intel HD Graphics 4200

Intel HD Graphics 4200

The Intel HD Graphics 4200 (GT2) is a processor graphics card that is included in some of the ULV Haswell processors of 2013 (4th generation core). The relatively low base clock can be automatically overclocked using Turbo Boost technology.

In comparison to the HD 4000, the graphics core has been modified in several details. The GPU supports DirectX 11.1, OpenCL 1.2 und OpenGL 4.0. It also features an improved decoder for 4K videos and the fast Quick Sync encoder.

The performance of the HD Graphics 4200 is clearly below the HD 4600 and HD 4400, since the GPU is designed for ULV models of the Y-series (11.5 W). Therefore, the clock rates are relatively low. Compared to a similar clocked HD 4000, the HD 4200 is somewhat faster due to architectural improvements and an increased number of execution units: The GT2 version integrates 20 EUs, compared to 16 EUs for the old HD 4000.

In simple games like Anno 2070 or Counter Strike: Global Offensive, the performance is sufficient to handle low settings and 1024 x 768 pixels. Many current titles like Battlefield 4, however, are not playable even at minimum graphic quality. Detailed benchmarks can be found below.

Due to the 22nm 3D Tri-Gate production process, the power consumption is relatively low and suitable even for tablets. In addition to the TDP of 11.5 watts, the Y-series CPUs are rated at an SDP (average power consumption) of 4.5 or 6 watts (depending on the model).

ManufacturerIntel
HD Graphics Series
HD Graphics P530 compare 24 @ 350 - 1050 MHz64/128 Bit
HD Graphics 5600 compare 24 @ 300 - 1050 MHz64/128 Bit
HD Graphics 6000 compare 48 @ 300 - 1000 MHz64/128 Bit
HD Graphics 4600 compare 20 @ 200 - 1350 MHz64/128 Bit
HD Graphics 5500 compare 24 @ 300 - 950 MHz64/128 Bit
HD Graphics 5000 compare 40 @ 200 - 1100 MHz64/128 Bit
HD Graphics 4400 compare 20 @ 200 - 1100 MHz64/128 Bit
HD Graphics 5300 compare 24 @ 100 - 900 MHz64/128 Bit
HD Graphics 4000 compare 16 @ 350 - 1350 MHz64/128 Bit
HD Graphics (Broadwell) compare 12 @ 100 - 850 MHz64/128 Bit
HD Graphics 4200 20 @ 200 - 850 MHz64/128 Bit
HD Graphics (Skylake) compare 12 @ 300 - 800 MHz64/128 Bit
HD Graphics 405 (Braswell) compare 16 @ 320 - 700 MHz64/128 Bit
HD Graphics (Braswell) compare 16 @ 320 - 700 MHz64/128 Bit
HD Graphics 400 (Braswell) compare 12 @ 320 - 640 MHz64/128 Bit
HD Graphics (Haswell) compare 10 @ 200 - 1000 MHz64/128 Bit
HD Graphics (Cherry Trail) compare 16 @ 200 - 600 MHz64/128 Bit
HD Graphics 3000 compare 12 @ 350 - 1350 MHz64/128 Bit
HD Graphics 2500 compare 6 @ 650 - 1150 MHz64/128 Bit
HD Graphics (Ivy Bridge) compare 6 @ 350 - 1100 MHz64/128 Bit
HD Graphics 2000 compare 6 @ 850/1100 - 1350 MHz64/128 Bit
HD Graphics (Sandy Bridge) compare 6 @ 350 - 1100 MHz64/128 Bit
HD Graphics (Bay Trail) compare 4 @ 311 - 896 MHz32/64/128 Bit
CodenameHaswell GT2
ArchitectureGen. 7.5 Haswell
Pipelines20 - unified
Core Speed200 - 850 (Boost) MHz
Memory Bus Width64/128 Bit
Shared Memoryyes
DirectXDirectX 11.1, Shader 5.0
technology22 nm
FeaturesQuickSync
Date of Announcement05.06.2013
CPUGPU Base SpeedGPU Boost / Turbo
Intel Core i7-4610Y2 x 1700 MHz, 11.5 W200 MHz850 MHz
Intel Core i5-4300Y2 x 1600 MHz, 11.5 W200 MHz850 MHz
Intel Core i5-4302Y2 x 1600 MHz, 11.5 W200 MHz850 MHz
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min. - max.200 - 200 MHz850 - 850 MHz

Benchmarks

Performance Rating - 3DMark 11 + Fire Strike + Time Spy
3.4 pt (3%)
3DMark - Cloud Gate Standard Score 1280x720
min: 1716     avg: 2853     median: 3027 (5%)     max: 3754 Points
3DMark - Cloud Gate Standard Graphics 1280x720
min: 2101     avg: 3793     median: 3807 (2%)     max: 5239 Points
3DMark - Fire Strike Score 1920x1080
min: 199     avg: 370     median: 394.5 (1%)     max: 512 Points
3DMark - Fire Strike Graphics 1920x1080
min: 218     avg: 411     median: 431.5 (1%)     max: 578 Points
3DMark - Ice Storm Standard Graphics 1280x720
min: 17834     avg: 32317     median: 34087 (5%)     max: 46175 Points
3DMark 11 - Performance 1280x720
min: 367     avg: 660     median: 712 (2%)     max: 828 points
3DMark 11 - Performance GPU 1280x720
min: 329     avg: 624     median: 638 (1%)     max: 1060 points
3DMark Vantage
P Result 1280x1024 +
P GPU no PhysX 1280x1024 +
3DMark 06 Standard 1280x1024 +
Cinebench R10 Shading 32Bit +
Cinebench R11.5 OpenGL 64Bit +
Cinebench R15
OpenGL 64Bit +
Ref. Match 64Bit +
GFXBench (DX / GLBenchmark) 2.7
T-Rex HD Offscreen C24Z16 1920x1080 +
T-Rex HD Onscreen C24Z16 +
- Range of benchmark values for this graphics card
- Average benchmark values for this graphics card
* Smaller numbers mean a higher performance

Game Benchmarks

The following benchmarks stem from our benchmarks of review laptops. The performance depends on the used graphics memory, clock rate, processor, system settings, drivers, and operating systems. So the results don't have to be representative for all laptops with this GPU. For detailed information on the benchmark results, click on the fps number.

XCOM 2

XCOM 2

2016
low 1280x720
9.8  fps    + Compare
» The benchmarks indicate that the game is not playable in the tested settings.
low 1366x768
37.7  fps    + Compare
med. 1366x768
24.8  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings low.
low 1024x768
30.7  fps    + Compare
med. 1366x768
20.5  fps    + Compare
» The benchmarks indicate that the game is not playable in the tested settings.
low 1024x768
67.9  fps    + Compare
med. 1366x768
15.6  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings low.
The Crew

The Crew

2014
low 1280x720
7.8  fps    + Compare
» The benchmarks indicate that the game is not playable in the tested settings.
low 1024x768
8.5 18.5 ~ 14 fps    + Compare
med. 1366x768
5.7 11.8 ~ 9 fps    + Compare
» The benchmarks indicate that the game is not playable in the tested settings.
Far Cry 4

Far Cry 4

2014
low 1024x768
6.1  fps    + Compare
» The benchmarks indicate that the game is not playable in the tested settings.
low 1024x768
3.3  fps    + Compare
» The benchmarks indicate that the game is not playable in the tested settings.
F1 2014

F1 2014

2014
low 1024x768
16  fps    + Compare
med. 1366x768
12  fps    + Compare
high 1920x1080
12  fps    + Compare
» The benchmarks indicate that the game is not playable in the tested settings.
low 1024x768
6.6  fps    + Compare
» The benchmarks indicate that the game is not playable in the tested settings.
low 1024x768
12.9  fps    + Compare
med. 1366x768
9  fps    + Compare
high 1920x1080
5.1  fps    + Compare
» The benchmarks indicate that the game is not playable in the tested settings.
low 1280x720
9.7 15.1 ~ 12 fps    + Compare
med. 1344x756
8.4  fps    + Compare
high 1920x1080
3.4 4 ~ 4 fps    + Compare
» The benchmarks indicate that the game is not playable in the tested settings.
Sims 4

Sims 4

2014
low 1024x768
89.1  fps    + Compare
med. 1366x768
24.4  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings low.
low 1024x768
43.1  fps    + Compare
med. 1366x768
23.4  fps    + Compare
high 1366x768
15  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings low.
Thief

Thief

2014
low 1024x768
11 14 ~ 13 fps    + Compare
med. 1366x768
5.3 7.1 ~ 6 fps    + Compare
high 1366x768
5.8  fps    + Compare
» The benchmarks indicate that the game is not playable in the tested settings.
low 1024x768
14.1  fps