CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of 4200U vs 4200M among laptop CPUs

Performance

Benchmark performance using all cores

PCMark 8 Home 3.0 Accelerated, PassMark and 1 more

Single-core Performance

Individual core benchmark performance

PassMark (Single Core), Geekbench 3 Single Core and 1 more

Integrated Graphics

Integrated GPU performance for graphics

Sky Diver and Cloud Gate

Integrated Graphics (OpenCL)

Integrated GPU performance for parallel computing

CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 4 more

Performance per Watt

How efficiently does the processor use electricity?

Sky Diver, Cloud Gate, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more

Value

Are you paying a premium for performance?

Sky Diver, Cloud Gate, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more

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Intel Core i5 4200U

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Front view of Intel Core i5 4200U

Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Intel Core i5 4200U

Reasons to consider the
Intel Core i5 4200U

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Significantly lower typical power consumption 12.19W vs 30.06W 2.5x lower typical power consumption
Better performance per watt 40.48 pt/W vs 17.88 pt/W More than 2.2x better performance per watt
Slightly better CompuBench 1.5 T-Rex score 1.18 fps vs 0.89 fps More than 30% better CompuBench 1.5 T-Rex score
Significantly lower annual home energy cost 3.61 $/year vs 8.91 $/year 2.5x lower annual home energy cost
Front view of Intel Core i5 4200M

Reasons to consider the
Intel Core i5 4200M

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Much higher clock speed 2.5 GHz vs 1.6 GHz More than 55% higher clock speed
Significantly higher turbo clock speed 3.1 GHz vs 2.6 GHz Around 20% higher turbo clock speed
Significantly higher GPU clock speed 400 MHz vs 200 MHz 2x higher GPU clock speed
Supports more RAM 32,000 MB vs 16,384 MB Supports more than 95% more RAM
Better turbo clock speed 1,150 MHz vs 1,000 MHz 15% better turbo clock speed
Better PCMark 8 home 3.0 accelerated score 2,521 vs 2,198 Around 15% better PCMark 8 home 3.0 accelerated score
Better 3DMark06 CPU score 3,882.5 vs 2,450 Around 60% better 3DMark06 CPU score
Better fire strike score 659 vs 607 Around 10% better fire strike score
Better overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.02 GHz vs 2.49 GHz More than 20% better overclocked clock speed (Air)
Better geekbench 3 single core score 2,669 vs 2,312 More than 15% better geekbench 3 single core score
Better performance per dollar 2.94 pt/$ vs 2.16 pt/$ More than 35% better performance per dollar
Better geekbench 2 (32-bit) score 5,342 vs 4,228 More than 25% better geekbench 2 (32-bit) score
Better geekbench 2 (64-bit) score 6,048 vs 4,720 Around 30% better geekbench 2 (64-bit) score
Much better overclocked clock speed (Water) 2.5 GHz vs 1.6 GHz More than 55% better overclocked clock speed (Water)
Newer Oct, 2013 vs Jul, 2013 Release date 3 months later

Benchmarks Real world tests of Core i5 4200U vs 4200M

CompuBench 1.5 (Bitcoin mining) Data courtesy CompuBench

Core i5 4200U
11.53 mHash/s
Core i5 4200M
14.56 mHash/s

CompuBench 1.5 (T-Rex) Data courtesy CompuBench

Core i5 4200U
1.18 fps
Core i5 4200M
0.89 fps

PCMark 8 Home 3.0 Accelerated Data courtesy FutureMark

Sky Diver Data courtesy FutureMark

Cloud Gate Data courtesy FutureMark

GeekBench 3 (Multi-core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

GeekBench 3 (Single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

GeekBench 3 (AES single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Core i5 4200U
3,015,000 MB/s
Core i5 4200M
3,245,000 MB/s

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Core i5 4200U  vs
4200M 
Clock speed 1.6 GHz 2.5 GHz
Turbo clock speed 2.6 GHz 3.1 GHz
Cores Dual core Dual core
Is unlocked No No

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Supports trusted computing No No
Has virtualization support Yes Yes
Instruction set extensions
SSE2
MMX
SSE4
AVX
SSE3
EM64T
SSE
SSE4.1
FMA3
SSE4.2
Supplemental SSE3
AES
AVX 2.0
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

power consumption

TDP 15W 37W
Annual home energy cost 3.61 $/year 8.91 $/year
Performance per watt 40.48 pt/W 17.88 pt/W
Typical power consumption 12.19W 30.06W

bus

Architecture DMI 2.0 DMI 2.0
Number of links 1 1
Transfer rate 5,000 MT/s 5,000 MT/s

details

Core i5 4200U  vs
4200M 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 4 4
L2 cache 0.5 MB 0.5 MB
L2 cache per core 0.25 MB/core 0.25 MB/core
L3 cache 3 MB 3 MB
L3 cache per core 1.5 MB/core 1.5 MB/core
Manufacture process 22 nm 22 nm
Max CPUs 1 1
Operating temperature Unknown - 100°C Unknown - 100°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 2.49 GHz 3.02 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 1.6 GHz 2.5 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 2.49 GHz 3.02 GHz

integrated graphics

GPU GPU GPU
Label Intel® HD Graphics 4400 Intel® HD Graphics 4600
Number of displays supported 3 3
GPU clock speed 200 MHz 400 MHz
Turbo clock speed 1,000 MHz 1,150 MHz

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Memory type
DDR3L-1600
DDR3L-1333
LPDDR3-1333
LPDDR3-1600
Channels Dual Channel Dual Channel
Supports ECC No No
Maximum bandwidth 25,600 MB/s 25,600 MB/s
Maximum memory size 16,384 MB 32,000 MB
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There is a good description of this comparison on youtube. Search for Core i5 4200U vs 4200M on youtube
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