Intel Core i5-4250U Benchmark, Test and specs

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The Intel Core i5-4250U has 2 cores with 4 threads and is based on the 4. gen of the Intel Core i5 series. The processor uses a mainboard with the BGA 1168 socket and was released in Q3/2013. The Intel Core i5-4250U scores 545 points in the Geekbench 5 single-core benchmark. In the Geekbench 5 multi-core benchmark, the result is 1,185 points.
Intel Core i5-4250U

CPU lineage

The segment in which we have classified the Intel Core i5-4250U. Here you can see if it is a desktop processor or a mobile processor or which processor may be the successor of the Intel Core i5-4250U.

Name: Intel Core i5-4250U
Family: Intel Core i5 (328)
CPU group: Intel Core i 4000U (26)
Architecture: Haswell U
Segment: Mobile
Generation: 4
Predecessor: --
Successor: Intel Core i5-5250U

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

The Intel Core i5-4250U has 2 CPU cores and can calculate 4 threads in parallel. The clock frequency of the Intel Core i5-4250U is 1.30 GHz (2.60 GHz). The number of CPU cores greatly affects the speed of the processor and is an important performance indicator.

CPU Cores / Threads: 2 / 4
Core architecture: normal
Cores: 2x
Hyperthreading / SMT: Yes
Overclocking: No
Frequency: 1.30 GHz
Turbo Frequency (1 Core): 2.60 GHz
Turbo Frequency (2 Cores): 2.60 GHz

Internal Graphics

The Intel Core i5-4250U has integrated graphics, called iGPU for short. Specifically, the Intel Core i5-4250U uses the Intel HD Graphics 5000, which has 320 texture shaders and 40 execution units. The iGPU uses the system's main memory as graphics memory and sits on the processor's die.

GPU name: Intel HD Graphics 5000
GPU frequency: 0.20 GHz
GPU (Turbo): 1.00 GHz
Compute units: 40
Shader: 320
Hardware Raytracing: No
Release date: Q2/2013
Max. displays: 3
Generation: 7.5
Direct X: 11.1
Technology: 22 nm
Max. GPU Memory: 2 GB
Frame Generation: No

Hardware codec support

A photo or video codec that is accelerated in hardware can greatly accelerate the working speed of a processor and extend the battery life of notebooks or smartphones when playing videos.

h265 / HEVC (8 bit): No
h265 / HEVC (10 bit): No
h264: Decode / Encode
VP8: No
VP9: No
AV1: No
AVC: Decode / Encode
VC-1: Decode
JPEG: Decode

Memory & PCIe

The processor can use up to 16 GB memory in 2 (Dual Channel) memory channels. The maximum memory bandwidth is 25.6 GB/s. The memory type as well as the amount of memory can greatly affect the speed of the system.

Memory type: Memory bandwidth:
DDR3-1600
25.6 GB/s
Max. Memory: 16 GB
Memory channels: 2 (Dual Channel)
ECC: No
PCIe: 2.0 x 12
PCIe Bandwidth: 6.0 GB/s

Thermal Management

The thermal design power (TDP for short) of the processor is 15 W. The TDP specifies the necessary cooling solution that is required to cool the processor sufficiently. The TDP usually gives a rough idea of the actual power consumption of the CPU.

TDP (PL1 / PBP): 15 W
TDP (PL2): --
TDP up: --
TDP down: --
Tjunction max.: --

Technical details

The Intel Core i5-4250U is made in 22 nm. The smaller the manufacturing process of a CPU, the more modern and energy-efficient it is. Overall, the processor has 3.00 MB cache. A large cache can greatly speed up the processor's speed in some cases such as games.

Technology: 22 nm
Chip design: Monolithic
Socket: BGA 1168
L2-Cache: --
L3-Cache: 3.00 MB
AES-NI: Yes
Operating systems: Windows 10, Linux
Virtualization: VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d
Instruction set (ISA): x86-64 (64 bit)
ISA extensions: SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX2
Release date: Q3/2013
Release price: --
Part Number: --
Documents: Technical data sheet

Benchmark results

Verified Benchmark results
The benchmark results for the Intel Core i5-4250U have been carefully checked by us. We only publish benchmark results that have been created by us or that have been submitted by a visitor and then checked by a team member. All results are based on and fullfill our benchmark guidelines.


Geekbench 5, 64bit (Single-Core)

Geekbench 5 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.
AMD FX-6350 AMD FX-6350
6C 6T @ 4.20 GHz
549
Intel Pentium G2010 Intel Pentium G2010
2C 2T @ 2.80 GHz
548
Intel Core i5-4210U Intel Core i5-4210U
2C 4T @ 2.70 GHz
547
Intel Core i5-4250U Intel Core i5-4250U
2C 4T @ 2.60 GHz
545
Intel Core i5-4200U Intel Core i5-4200U
2C 4T @ 2.60 GHz
545
AMD 3015Ce AMD 3015Ce
2C 4T @ 2.30 GHz
544
MediaTek Dimensity 700 MediaTek Dimensity 700
8C 8T @ 2.20 GHz
544

Geekbench 5, 64bit (Multi-Core)

Geekbench 5 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.
Intel Core m5-6Y57 Intel Core m5-6Y57
2C 4T @ 2.20 GHz
1195
Intel Pentium G3250T Intel Pentium G3250T
2C 2T @ 2.80 GHz
1194
Intel Pentium G3440T Intel Pentium G3440T
2C 2T @ 2.80 GHz
1194
Intel Core i5-4250U Intel Core i5-4250U
2C 4T @ 2.60 GHz
1185
Intel Celeron 6305 Intel Celeron 6305
2C 2T @ 1.80 GHz
1184
Intel Core M-5Y10c Intel Core M-5Y10c
2C 4T @ 1.60 GHz
1184
HiSilicon Kirin 950 HiSilicon Kirin 950
8C 8T @ 2.30 GHz
1183

Geekbench 6 (Single-Core)

Geekbench 6 is a benchmark for modern computers, notebooks and smartphones. What is new is an optimized utilization of newer CPU architectures, e.g. based on the big.LITTLE concept and combining CPU cores of different sizes. The single-core benchmark only evaluates the performance of the fastest CPU core, the number of CPU cores in a processor is irrelevant here.
Intel Celeron 6305 Intel Celeron 6305
2C 2T @ 1.80 GHz
768
Intel Core i3-4100M Intel Core i3-4100M
2C 4T @ 2.50 GHz
768
Intel Pentium G4560 Intel Pentium G4560
2C 4T @ 3.50 GHz
768
Intel Core i5-4250U Intel Core i5-4250U
2C 4T @ 2.60 GHz
767
Intel Core i5-4200U Intel Core i5-4200U
2C 4T @ 2.60 GHz
767
Apple A9X Apple A9X
2C 2T @ 2.26 GHz
763
Intel Pentium G4500 Intel Pentium G4500
2C 2T @ 3.50 GHz
763

Geekbench 6 (Multi-Core)

Geekbench 6 is a benchmark for modern computers, notebooks and smartphones. What is new is an optimized utilization of newer CPU architectures, e.g. based on the big.LITTLE concept and combining CPU cores of different sizes. The multi-core benchmark evaluates the performance of all of the processor's CPU cores. Virtual thread improvements such as AMD SMT or Intel's Hyper-Threading have a positive impact on the benchmark result.
Intel Core i5-4260U Intel Core i5-4260U
2C 4T @ 2.70 GHz
1469
Qualcomm Snapdragon 680 4G Qualcomm Snapdragon 680 4G
8C 8T @ 2.40 GHz
1466
Intel Core i7-4550U Intel Core i7-4550U
2C 4T @ 2.60 GHz
1460
Intel Core i5-4250U Intel Core i5-4250U
2C 4T @ 2.60 GHz
1455
Intel Celeron N5095A Intel Celeron N5095A
4C 4T @ 2.50 GHz
1455
Intel Celeron 6305 Intel Celeron 6305
2C 2T @ 1.80 GHz
1455
AMD Ryzen 3 3250C AMD Ryzen 3 3250C
2C 4T @ 2.80 GHz
1449

iGPU - FP32 Performance (Single-precision GFLOPS)

The theoretical computing performance of the internal graphics unit of the processor with simple accuracy (32 bit) in GFLOPS. GFLOPS indicates how many billion floating point operations the iGPU can perform per second.
AMD A10-6700 AMD A10-6700
AMD Radeon HD 8670D @ 0.84 GHz
648
AMD A10-6790K AMD A10-6790K
AMD Radeon HD 8670D @ 0.84 GHz
648
HiSilicon Kirin 990E 5G HiSilicon Kirin 990E 5G
ARM Mali-G76 MP14 @ 0.60 GHz
645
Intel Core i5-4250U Intel Core i5-4250U
Intel HD Graphics 5000 @ 1.00 GHz
640
Intel Core i3-N300 Intel Core i3-N300
Intel UHD Graphics 13th Gen (32 EU) @ 1.25 GHz
640
Intel Core i3-N305 Intel Core i3-N305
Intel UHD Graphics 13th Gen (32 EU) @ 1.25 GHz
640
Intel Xeon W-10855M Intel Xeon W-10855M
Intel UHD Graphics 10th Gen (32 EU) @ 1.20 GHz
640

Estimated results for PassMark CPU Mark

Some of the CPUs listed below have been benchmarked by CPU-monkey. However the majority of CPUs have not been tested and the results have been estimated by a CPU-monkey’s secret proprietary formula. As such they do not accurately reflect the actual Passmark CPU mark values and are not endorsed by PassMark Software Pty Ltd.
Intel Core i3-5010U Intel Core i3-5010U
2C 4T @ 2.10 GHz
2186
Intel Celeron G3900 Intel Celeron G3900
2C 2T @ 2.80 GHz
2178
AMD A6-5400K AMD A6-5400K
2C 2T @ 3.80 GHz
2177
Intel Core i5-4250U Intel Core i5-4250U
2C 4T @ 2.60 GHz
2170
Intel Core m3-6Y30 Intel Core m3-6Y30
2C 4T @ 1.80 GHz
2165
Intel Pentium G3440 Intel Pentium G3440
2C 2T @ 3.30 GHz
2165
Intel Pentium G3430 Intel Pentium G3430
2C 2T @ 3.30 GHz
2165

Cinebench R15 (Single-Core)

Cinebench R15 is the successor of Cinebench 11.5 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.
Intel Celeron G1820 Intel Celeron G1820
2C 2T @ 2.70 GHz
102
Intel Pentium G2020 Intel Pentium G2020
2C 2T @ 2.90 GHz
101
AMD A12-9800 AMD A12-9800
4C 4T @ 4.20 GHz
100
Intel Core i5-4250U Intel Core i5-4250U
2C 4T @ 2.60 GHz
99
Intel Core i5-760 Intel Core i5-760
4C 4T @ 3.33 GHz
99
Intel Core i5-3437U Intel Core i5-3437U
2C 4T @ 2.90 GHz
99
Intel Core i3-3240T Intel Core i3-3240T
2C 4T @ 2.90 GHz
99

Cinebench R15 (Multi-Core)

Cinebench R15 is the successor of Cinebench 11.5 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.
AMD A10-5700 AMD A10-5700
4C 4T @ 4.00 GHz
231
AMD A10-7700K AMD A10-7700K
4C 4T @ 3.80 GHz
231
Intel Core i5-4200U Intel Core i5-4200U
2C 4T @ 2.30 GHz
231
Intel Core i5-4250U Intel Core i5-4250U
2C 4T @ 2.60 GHz
230
Intel Pentium Gold 4417U Intel Pentium Gold 4417U
2C 4T @ 2.30 GHz
229
Intel Celeron G3950 Intel Celeron G3950
2C 2T @ 3.00 GHz
228
Intel Pentium G4500T Intel Pentium G4500T
2C 2T @ 3.00 GHz
228

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