Average Bench: 61.2% (153rd of 953)

more Based on 11,665 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: 52%Average: 61.2% Great: 68%
Gaming
Gaming 61%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 60%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski

Above average average bench

The Intel Core i5-2400 averaged 38.8% 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 315Pts
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed 315Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-2400 is just 15.8%. 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 323Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 322Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 11,665 samples)
Min Avg Max
76.7 SC Int 84.9 92.9
78.4 SC Float 85.2 93.5
77.3 SC Mixed 85.2 93.1
68.1% 85.1 Pts
Min Avg Max
244 QC Int 315 365
244 QC Float 316 359
247 QC Mixed 315 361
71.6% 316 Pts
Min Avg Max
278 MC Int 323 365
271 MC Float 323 366
273 MC Mixed 322 368
48.4% 323 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz
SC Int 88.8
SC Float 88.8
SC Mixed 88.8
71% 88.8 Pts
QC Int 335
QC Float 338
QC Mixed 337
76% 337 Pts
MC Int 340
MC Float 338
MC Mixed 340
51% 339 Pts
LGA1155, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
SC Int 88
SC Float 88.8
SC Mixed 88.6
71% 88.5 Pts
QC Int 332
QC Float 336
QC Mixed 336
76% 335 Pts
MC Int 338
MC Float 336
MC Mixed 336
50% 336 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
SC Int 83.9
SC Float 85.4
SC Mixed 84.3
68% 84.5 Pts
QC Int 218
QC Float 232
QC Mixed 217
50% 223 Pts
MC Int 270
MC Float 260
MC Mixed 240
38% 257 Pts
LGA1155, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz
SC Int 79.5
SC Float 78.8
SC Mixed 76.9
63% 78.4 Pts
QC Int 194
QC Float 192
QC Mixed 196
44% 194 Pts
MC Int 208
MC Float 226
MC Mixed 225
33% 220 Pts
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Gaming 12%
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Desktop
Desktop 53%
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Workstation
Workstation 21%
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Motherboard: Dell OptiPlex 790

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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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1 day ago.

Good bang for the buck. I got this for 100$.


Average

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Excellent

2 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!


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