Intel Core i5-4260U Benchmark, Test and specs

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The Intel Core i5-4260U 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 Q2/2014.
Intel Core i5-4260U

CPU lineage

The segment in which we have classified the Intel Core i5-4260U. 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 i5-4260U.

Name: Intel Core i5-4260U
Family: Intel Core i5
CPU group: Intel Core i 4000U
Segment: Mobile
Generation: 4
Predecessor: --
Successor: --

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

In addition to the number of CPU cores and threads, you can see here whether the Intel Core i5-4260U can be overclocked. You will also find the clock frequencies of the processor (single-core and multi-core) here. The number of CPU cores greatly affects the speed of the processor.

CPU Cores / Threads: 2 / 4
Core architecture: normal
Cores: 2x
Hyperthreading / SMT: Yes
Overclocking: No
Frequency: 1.40 GHz
Turbo Frequency (1 Core): 2.70 GHz
Turbo Frequency (2 Cores): 2.70 GHz

Internal Graphics

The Intel Core i5-4260U has integrated graphics, called iGPU for short. The iGPU uses the system's main memory as graphics memory and sits on the processor's die. A processor with integrated graphics is also called APU (Accelerated Processing Unit).

GPU name: Intel HD Graphics 5000
GPU frequency: 0.20 GHz
GPU (Turbo): 1.00 GHz
Execution units: 40
Shader: 320
Max. GPU Memory: 2 GB
Max. displays: 3
Generation: 7.5
Direct X: 11.1
Technology: 22 nm
Release date: Q2/2013

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 memory type as well as the amount of memory can greatly affect the speed of the processor. The memory bandwidth depends on several factors and is given in gigabytes per second.

Memory type: DDR3L-1600 SO-DIMM
Max. Memory:
Memory channels: 2 (Dual Channel)
Bandwidth: --
ECC: No
PCIe: 2.0 x 12
AES-NI: Yes

Thermal Management

The Thermal Design Power (TDP for short) specifies the necessary cooling solution to cool the processor sufficiently. The TDP usually only gives a rough idea of the real consumption of a CPU.

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

Technical details

Here you will find information on the size of the level 2 and level 3 cache of the Intel Core i5-4260U as well as a list of the processors ISA extensions. We have documented the architecture and the manufacturing technology for you as well as the release date.

Technology: 22 nm
Chip design: Monolithic
Socket: BGA 1168
L2-Cache: --
L3-Cache: 3.00 MB
Architecture: Haswell U
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: Q2/2014
Release price: 120 $
Part Number: --
Documents: --

Benchmark results

Verified Benchmark results
The benchmark results for the Intel Core i5-4260U 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.


Cinebench R20 (Single-Core)

Cinebench R20 is the successor of Cinebench R15 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 Pentium G3258 Intel Pentium G3258
2C 2T @ 3.20 GHz
231
AMD Phenom II X6 1090T AMD Phenom II X6 1090T
6C 6T @ 3.60 GHz
230
AMD FX-9830P AMD FX-9830P
4C 4T @ 3.70 GHz
225
Intel Core i5-4260U Intel Core i5-4260U
2C 4T @ 2.70 GHz
224
Intel Core i7-3517U Intel Core i7-3517U
2C 4T @ 3.00 GHz
223
Intel Xeon E5-2699 v4 Intel Xeon E5-2699 v4
22C 44T @ 3.60 GHz
216
Intel Core i5-4200U Intel Core i5-4200U
2C 4T @ 2.60 GHz
216
Show all Cinebench R20 (Single-Core) results



Cinebench R20 (Multi-Core)

Cinebench R20 is the successor of Cinebench R15 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.

Intel Core i5-5200U Intel Core i5-5200U
2C 4T @ 2.50 GHz
584
AMD Athlon II X4 640 AMD Athlon II X4 640
4C 4T @ 3.00 GHz
582
Intel Core i5-L16G7 Intel Core i5-L16G7
5C 5T @ 1.80 GHz
577
Intel Core i5-4260U Intel Core i5-4260U
2C 4T @ 2.70 GHz
575
AMD Athlon II X4 635 AMD Athlon II X4 635
4C 4T @ 2.90 GHz
563
AMD Athlon II X4 630 AMD Athlon II X4 630
4C 4T @ 2.80 GHz
544
AMD Ryzen 3 PRO 2200U AMD Ryzen 3 PRO 2200U
2C 4T @ 2.50 GHz
544
Show all Cinebench R20 (Multi-Core) results



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.

Intel Xeon D-1559 Intel Xeon D-1559
12C 24T @ 2.10 GHz
582
Intel Xeon E5-2699 v4 Intel Xeon E5-2699 v4
22C 44T @ 3.60 GHz
581
Intel Core i5-5200U Intel Core i5-5200U
2C 4T @ 2.70 GHz
580
Intel Core i5-4260U Intel Core i5-4260U
2C 4T @ 2.70 GHz
579
Intel Core i7-2635QM Intel Core i7-2635QM
4C 8T @ 2.90 GHz
579
Intel Celeron G1840 Intel Celeron G1840
2C 2T @ 2.80 GHz
579
Intel Xeon D-1571 Intel Xeon D-1571
16C 32T @ 2.10 GHz
578
Show all Geekbench 5, 64bit (Single-Core) results



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 Pentium G3420 Intel Pentium G3420
2C 2T @ 3.20 GHz
1238
Intel Core i5-3210M Intel Core i5-3210M
2C 4T @ 3.10 GHz
1236
MediaTek Helio G70 MediaTek Helio G70
8C 8T @ 1.70 GHz
1234
Intel Core i5-4260U Intel Core i5-4260U
2C 4T @ 2.70 GHz
1231
AMD Phenom II X4 810 AMD Phenom II X4 810
4C 4T @ 2.60 GHz
1231
Intel Core i5-4310U Intel Core i5-4310U
2C 4T @ 3.00 GHz
1229
AMD 3020e AMD 3020e
2C 4T @ 1.80 GHz
1222
Show all Geekbench 5, 64bit (Multi-Core) results



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 i5-4260U Intel Core i5-4260U
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
Show all iGPU - FP32 Performance (Single-precision GFLOPS) results



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 Pentium Gold 4415U Intel Pentium Gold 4415U
2C 4T @ 2.30 GHz
3540
Intel Core i3-7020U Intel Core i3-7020U
2C 4T @ 2.30 GHz
3539
Intel Core m3-7Y30 Intel Core m3-7Y30
2C 4T @ 2.00 GHz
3520
Intel Core i5-4260U Intel Core i5-4260U
2C 4T @ 2.70 GHz
3491
AMD Phenom II X4 B93 AMD Phenom II X4 B93
4C 4T @ 2.80 GHz
3489
AMD Phenom II X4 925 AMD Phenom II X4 925
4C 4T @ 2.80 GHz
3489
AMD Phenom II X4 920 AMD Phenom II X4 920
4C 4T @ 2.80 GHz
3489
Show all Estimated results for PassMark CPU Mark results



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 Core i5-4460T Intel Core i5-4460T
4C 4T @ 2.70 GHz
105
Intel Pentium G3220T Intel Pentium G3220T
2C 2T @ 2.60 GHz
105
Intel Xeon E5-2650L v4 Intel Xeon E5-2650L v4
14C 28T @ 2.50 GHz
104
Intel Core i5-4260U Intel Core i5-4260U
2C 4T @ 2.70 GHz
103
Intel Core i3-7100U Intel Core i3-7100U
2C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
103
Intel Core i3-3250T Intel Core i3-3250T
2C 4T @ 3.00 GHz
103
AMD Phenom II X6 1090T AMD Phenom II X6 1090T
6C 6T @ 3.60 GHz
103
Show all Cinebench R15 (Single-Core) results



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 Athlon II X4 615e AMD Athlon II X4 615e
4C 4T @ 2.50 GHz
240
Intel Core i3-4000M Intel Core i3-4000M
2C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
240
Intel Pentium G3250 Intel Pentium G3250
2C 2T @ 3.20 GHz
240
Intel Core i5-4260U Intel Core i5-4260U
2C 4T @ 2.70 GHz
239
AMD A10-7800 AMD A10-7800
4C 4T @ 3.70 GHz
239
AMD Athlon II X4 620 AMD Athlon II X4 620
4C 4T @ 2.60 GHz
238
AMD A12-9720P AMD A12-9720P
4C 4T @ 2.90 GHz
237
Show all Cinebench R15 (Multi-Core) results



Geekbench 3, 64bit (Single-Core)

Geekbench 3 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.

Intel Xeon E5-2628L v3 Intel Xeon E5-2628L v3
10C 20T @ 2.50 GHz
2598
Intel Xeon E5-2648L v3 Intel Xeon E5-2648L v3
12C 24T @ 2.50 GHz
2598
Intel Celeron G1850 Intel Celeron G1850
2C 2T @ 2.90 GHz
2597
Intel Core i5-4260U Intel Core i5-4260U
2C 4T @ 2.70 GHz
2596
Intel Core i7-3667U Intel Core i7-3667U
2C 4T @ 3.20 GHz
2589
AMD FX-9590 AMD FX-9590
8C 8T @ 5.00 GHz
2587
Intel Xeon E5-2630 v2 Intel Xeon E5-2630 v2
6C 12T @ 3.10 GHz
2585
Show all Geekbench 3, 64bit (Single-Core) results



Geekbench 3, 64bit (Multi-Core)

Geekbench 3 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.

AMD A6-3430MX AMD A6-3430MX
4C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
4801
Intel Pentium Gold 5405U Intel Pentium Gold 5405U
2C 4T @ 2.30 GHz
4793
Intel Core i3-3220T Intel Core i3-3220T
2C 4T @ 2.80 GHz
4782
Intel Core i5-4260U Intel Core i5-4260U
2C 4T @ 2.70 GHz
4777
AMD A8-5500 AMD A8-5500
4C 4T @ 3.70 GHz
4747
AMD A8-3800 AMD A8-3800
4C 4T @ 2.70 GHz
4738
AMD Athlon II X4 615e AMD Athlon II X4 615e
4C 4T @ 2.50 GHz
4691
Show all Geekbench 3, 64bit (Multi-Core) results



Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (Single-Core)

Cinebench 11.5 is based on the Cinema 4D Suite, a software that is popular to generate forms and other stuff in 3D. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.

Intel Core i5-4460T Intel Core i5-4460T
4C 4T @ 2.70 GHz
1.18
Intel Pentium G3240T Intel Pentium G3240T
2C 2T @ 2.70 GHz
1.18
Intel Xeon E5-2620 v2 Intel Xeon E5-2620 v2
6C 12T @ 2.60 GHz
1.18
Intel Core i5-4260U Intel Core i5-4260U
2C 4T @ 2.70 GHz
1.16
Intel Core i3-7100U Intel Core i3-7100U
2C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
1.16
Intel Core i5-4310U Intel Core i5-4310U
2C 4T @ 3.00 GHz
1.16
Intel Pentium G3220T Intel Pentium G3220T
2C 2T @ 2.60 GHz
1.16
Show all Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (Single-Core) results



Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (Multi-Core)

Cinebench 11.5 is based on the Cinema 4D Suite, a software that is popular to generate forms and other stuff in 3D. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.

Intel Pentium G3420 Intel Pentium G3420
2C 2T @ 3.20 GHz
2.64
Intel Core i5-4300U Intel Core i5-4300U
2C 4T @ 2.90 GHz
2.62
Intel Core i3-4000M Intel Core i3-4000M
2C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
2.6
Intel Core i5-4260U Intel Core i5-4260U
2C 4T @ 2.70 GHz
2.59
Intel Core M-5Y71 Intel Core M-5Y71
2C 4T @ 2.20 GHz
2.56
Intel Pentium G3240 Intel Pentium G3240
2C 2T @ 3.10 GHz
2.55
Intel Core m5-6Y57 Intel Core m5-6Y57
2C 4T @ 2.20 GHz
2.52
Show all Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (Multi-Core) results



Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (iGPU, OpenGL)

Cinebench 11.5 is based on the Cinema 4D Suite, a software that is popular to generate forms and other stuff in 3D. The iGPU test uses the CPU internal graphic unit to execute OpenGL commands.

Intel Core i5-4300M Intel Core i5-4300M
Intel HD Graphics 4600 @ 1.25 GHz
17.9
Intel Pentium 4405U Intel Pentium 4405U
Intel HD Graphics 510 @ 0.95 GHz
17.7
Intel Pentium 3805U Intel Pentium 3805U
Intel HD Graphics (Broadwell GT1) @ 0.80 GHz
17.6
Intel Core i5-4260U Intel Core i5-4260U
Intel HD Graphics 5000 @ 1.00 GHz
17.5
Intel Pentium G3258 Intel Pentium G3258
Intel HD Graphics (Haswell GT1) @ 1.15 GHz
17.5
Intel Pentium G3440 Intel Pentium G3440
Intel HD Graphics (Haswell GT1) @ 1.15 GHz
17.5
Intel Pentium G3420 Intel Pentium G3420
Intel HD Graphics (Haswell GT1) @ 1.15 GHz
17.5
Show all Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (iGPU, OpenGL) results



Benchmarks


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