Average Bench: 50.2% (315th of 1117)

Based on 77 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000206A7 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-2405S CPU @ 2.50GHz
Poor: 43%Average: 50.2% Great: 56%
Gaming
Gaming 50%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 52%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 30%
Sail boat

Average average bench

The Intel Core i5-2405S averaged 49.8% 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

Single Core Integer Speed 74.8Pts
Single Core Floating Point Speed 75.8Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-2405S is just 12.8%. 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 259Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 257Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 77 samples)
Min Avg Max
64.7 SC Int 74.8 85.4
65.4 SC Float 75.8 85.5
64.1 SC Mixed 75.1 85
60.2% 75.3 Pts
Min Avg Max
186 QC Int 246 276
190 QC Float 249 275
196 QC Mixed 250 278
56.3% 248 Pts
Min Avg Max
222 MC Int 259 277
220 MC Float 259 277
214 MC Mixed 257 278
38.7% 258 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
LGA1155, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 83.1
SC Float 82.4
SC Mixed 82.9
66% 82.8 Pts
QC Int 272
QC Float 240
QC Mixed 300
61% 271 Pts
MC Int 289
MC Float 290
MC Mixed 284
43% 288 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.65 GHz (avg)
SC Int 81.5
SC Float 85.4
SC Mixed 85
67% 84 Pts
QC Int 275
QC Float 274
QC Mixed 273
62% 274 Pts
MC Int 272
MC Float 272
MC Mixed 273
41% 272 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.65 GHz (avg)
SC Int 84
SC Float 84.3
SC Mixed 83.6
67% 84 Pts
QC Int 276
QC Float 273
QC Mixed 268
62% 272 Pts
MC Int 274
MC Float 274
MC Mixed 276
41% 275 Pts
LGA1155, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.65 GHz (avg)
SC Int 75.3
SC Float 77.1
SC Mixed 75.7
61% 76 Pts
QC Int 257
QC Float 259
QC Mixed 256
58% 258 Pts
MC Int 260
MC Float 263
MC Mixed 233
38% 252 Pts
LGA1155, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.6 GHz (avg)
SC Int 67
SC Float 67
SC Mixed 66.9
54% 67 Pts
QC Int 246
QC Float 251
QC Mixed 236
55% 244 Pts
MC Int 241
MC Float 249
MC Mixed 244
37% 245 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.2 GHz (avg)
SC Int 41.8
SC Float 42.2
SC Mixed 41.9
34% 42 Pts
QC Int 187
QC Float 210
QC Mixed 253
49% 217 Pts
MC Int 242
MC Float 244
MC Mixed 232
36% 239 Pts
LGA1155, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.6 GHz (avg)
SC Int 63.2
SC Float 66.1
SC Mixed 63.9
52% 64.4 Pts
QC Int 186
QC Float 190
QC Mixed 196
43% 191 Pts
MC Int 198
MC Float 197
MC Mixed 197
30% 197 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 9,749,089 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i5-2405S Builds (Compare 1,282 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 51%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 51%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 31%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z68MA-D2H-B3

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $470

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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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