Average Bench: 61.2% (165th of 967)

more Based on 17,600 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000206A7, , 0000000000000000, 4920555043070506, 0FABFBFF000206A7, 1FABFBFF000206A7 Models: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-2400 CPU @ 3.10GHz, Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-2400 CPU @ 3.10GHz

Pros: Brilliant value for money. Cons: It's not the 2400k which can be had for just a tiny bit more and offers a lot more flexibility in terms of overclocking. [Apr '12 CPUPro]

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Poor: 51%Average: 61.2% Great: 66%
Gaming
Gaming 61%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 60%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski

Above average average bench

The Intel Core i5-2400 averaged 38.7% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Quad Core Integer Speed 317Pts
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed 317Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-2400 is just 15.2%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i5-2400 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Multi Core Floating Point Speed 324Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 324Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 17,600 samples)
Min Avg Max
77.6 SC Int 84.6 90
78.3 SC Float 85.1 90.2
76.7 SC Mixed 84.8 89.8
67.9% 84.9 Pts
Min Avg Max
243 QC Int 317 344
242 QC Float 317 344
242 QC Mixed 317 345
71.9% 317 Pts
Min Avg Max
276 MC Int 325 344
278 MC Float 324 356
280 MC Mixed 324 347
48.6% 324 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-2400 CPU @ 3.10GHz, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz
SC Int 83.3
SC Float 85.2
SC Mixed 85.2
68% 84.6 Pts
QC Int 318
QC Float 330
QC Mixed 331
74% 327 Pts
MC Int 333
MC Float 332
MC Mixed 332
50% 332 Pts
Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-2400 CPU @ 3.10GHz, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
SC Int 85.6
SC Float 86.3
SC Mixed 85.9
69% 85.9 Pts
QC Int 332
QC Float 332
QC Mixed 330
75% 331 Pts
MC Int 330
MC Float 331
MC Mixed 329
50% 330 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
SC Int 79.6
SC Float 81.3
SC Mixed 80.9
64% 80.6 Pts
QC Int 299
QC Float 287
QC Mixed 282
66% 289 Pts
MC Int 306
MC Float 296
MC Mixed 288
44% 296 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
SC Int 82.3
SC Float 81.1
SC Mixed 75.7
64% 79.7 Pts
QC Int 271
QC Float 286
QC Mixed 265
62% 274 Pts
MC Int 251
MC Float 232
MC Mixed 288
39% 257 Pts
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Typical Core i5-2400 Builds (Compare 2,286 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 53%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 21%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Dell OptiPlex 790

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 85% - Excellent Total price: $240

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i5-2400 Processor (6M Cache, up to 3.40 GHz)
Code NameSandy Bridge
Launch DateQ1'11
Processor Numberi5-2400
# of Cores4
# of Threads4
Cache6 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.1/4.2, AVX
Embedded Options AvailableYes
Lithography32 nm
Recommended Price$178.00
Clock Speed3.1 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency3.4 GHz
Bus Speed5 GT/s DMI
Max TDP95 W

Graphics

Processor GraphicsIntel® HD Graphics 2000
Graphics Base Frequency850 MHz
Wireless DisplayNo
# of Displays Supported2
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency1.1 GHz
Quick Sync VideoYes
InTru 3D TechYes
Clear Video HD TechYes
Intel InsiderYes
Flexible Display InterfaceYes

Memory

Max Memory Size32 GB
Memory TypesDDR3 1066/1333
Memory Channels2
Memory Bandwidth21 GB/s
ECC Memory SupportedNo

Expansion Options

PCI Express Revision2.0
Max # of PCI Express Lanes16

Data Protection

AES New InstructionsYes

Advanced Technologies

Virtualization Tech (VT-x)Yes
Intel 64Yes
Idle StatesYes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® TechYes
Thermal Monitoring TechnologiesYes
Turbo Boost Tech2.0
Hyper-Threading TechNo
Virtualization for Directed I/O (VT-d)Yes
VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)Yes
vPro TechYes
Identity Protection TechYes
Fast Memory AccessYes
Flex Memory AccessYes

Package

Package Size37.5mm x 37.5mm
Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedLGA1155

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
Trusted Execution TechYes

 Comments

LGA1155 Socket

Passmark CPU benchmark: 6,124...

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Terrible (edit your comment) Add link

5 days ago.

This is very slow desktop CPU... not sure due to software or hardware problem but very bad performances to used word and excel file also..


Excellent

21 days ago.

it is great


Excellent

6 days ago.

Excellent!


Average

5 years ago.

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Terrible

7 days ago.

the best


Good

4 months ago.

This thing is a beast despite its age, replaced from my old Core 2 Quad, plays all games at 60 fps with the GTX 950, no bottleneck at all, in fact, it can even handle a GTX 980, which is crazy for a processor that has its years. I am very happy with this one, moreover now that I see that it compares to an i3 6100. I got it just to play Titanfall 2, but does so much more!


Excellent

23 hrs ago.

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