Average Bench: 50.5% (290th of 1083)

Based on 68 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000206A7 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-2405S CPU @ 2.50GHz
Poor: 44%Average: 50.5% Great: 56%
Gaming
Gaming 50%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 52%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 30%
Sail boat

Average average bench

The Intel Core i5-2405S averaged 49.5% 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

Single Core Integer Speed 75.4Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 75.7Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-2405S is just 11.6%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i5-2405S performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Multi Core Floating Point Speed 260Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 259Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 68 samples)
Min Avg Max
65.6 SC Int 75.4 85.5
66.5 SC Float 76.3 85.6
64.8 SC Mixed 75.7 85
60.7% 75.8 Pts
Min Avg Max
190 QC Int 248 276
199 QC Float 251 276
207 QC Mixed 251 277
56.7% 250 Pts
Min Avg Max
225 MC Int 260 276
227 MC Float 260 277
224 MC Mixed 259 277
38.9% 260 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz
SC Int 83.7
SC Float 85.7
SC Mixed 84.6
68% 84.7 Pts
QC Int 275
QC Float 275
QC Mixed 275
62% 275 Pts
MC Int 275
MC Float 276
MC Mixed 275
41% 275 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz
SC Int 84.7
SC Float 84
SC Mixed 83
67% 83.9 Pts
QC Int 274
QC Float 272
QC Mixed 274
62% 274 Pts
MC Int 263
MC Float 253
MC Mixed 271
39% 262 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.6 GHz (avg)
SC Int 71.2
SC Float 76.3
SC Mixed 75.3
59% 74.3 Pts
QC Int 263
QC Float 260
QC Mixed 264
60% 262 Pts
MC Int 251
MC Float 259
MC Mixed 256
38% 255 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.6 GHz (avg)
SC Int 73.6
SC Float 76.2
SC Mixed 77.1
60% 75.6 Pts
QC Int 260
QC Float 258
QC Mixed 254
58% 258 Pts
MC Int 269
MC Float 271
MC Mixed 267
40% 269 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.6 GHz (avg)
SC Int 75.1
SC Float 73.6
SC Mixed 76
60% 74.9 Pts
QC Int 246
QC Float 248
QC Mixed 251
56% 249 Pts
MC Int 268
MC Float 268
MC Mixed 265
40% 267 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.6 GHz (avg)
SC Int 70.5
SC Float 73.3
SC Mixed 69.1
57% 71 Pts
QC Int 239
QC Float 232
QC Mixed 240
54% 237 Pts
MC Int 256
MC Float 240
MC Mixed 254
38% 250 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 8,375,349 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i5-2405S Builds (Compare 1,078 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 51%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 50%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 30%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z68MA-D2H-B3

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 85% - Excellent Total price: $349

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i5-2405S Processor (6M Cache, up to 3.30 GHz)
Code NameSandy Bridge
Launch DateQ2'11
Processor Numberi5-2405S
# of Cores4
# of Threads4
Cache6 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.1/4.2, AVX
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography32 nm
Recommended PriceN/A
Clock Speed2.5 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency3.3 GHz
Bus Speed5 GT/s DMI
Max TDP65 W
Expected DiscontinuanceQ1'2013

Graphics

Processor GraphicsIntel® HD Graphics 3000
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)No
VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)Yes
vPro TechNo
Identity Protection TechYes
Fast Memory AccessYes
Flex Memory AccessYes

Package

Package Size37.5mm x 37.5mm
Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedFCLGA1155, LGA1155

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
Trusted Execution TechNo

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