Average Bench: 50% (320th of 1128)

Based on 87 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000206A7 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-2405S CPU @ 2.50GHz
Poor: 40%Average: 50% Great: 56%
Gaming
Gaming 50%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 51%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 30%
Sail boat

Below average average bench

The Intel Core i5-2405S averaged 50.0% 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 Floating Point Speed 75.1Pts
Single Core Integer Speed 73.9Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-2405S is just 15.2%. 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 258Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 257Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 87 samples)
Min Avg Max
61 SC Int 73.9 85.1
62.4 SC Float 75.1 85.5
59.8 SC Mixed 74.4 85
59.6% 74.4 Pts
Min Avg Max
183 QC Int 247 276
189 QC Float 248 275
194 QC Mixed 250 277
56.3% 248 Pts
Min Avg Max
218 MC Int 258 277
217 MC Float 258 277
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 2.65 GHz (avg)
SC Int 77.1
SC Float 81.1
SC Mixed 78.7
63% 79 Pts
QC Int 268
QC Float 273
QC Mixed 269
61% 270 Pts
MC Int 265
MC Float 269
MC Mixed 266
40% 267 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz
SC Int 77.3
SC Float 80.8
SC Mixed 79.4
63% 79.2 Pts
QC Int 263
QC Float 270
QC Mixed 265
60% 266 Pts
MC Int 266
MC Float 270
MC Mixed 268
40% 268 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.65 GHz (avg)
SC Int 73.9
SC Float 75
SC Mixed 75.3
60% 74.7 Pts
QC Int 275
QC Float 271
QC Mixed 269
62% 272 Pts
MC Int 274
MC Float 275
MC Mixed 276
41% 275 Pts
Socket 1155, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 64.7
SC Float 66
SC Mixed 68.7
53% 66.5 Pts
QC Int 275
QC Float 276
QC Mixed 275
62% 275 Pts
MC Int 278
MC Float 277
MC Mixed 278
42% 278 Pts
Socket 1155, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz
SC Int 67
SC Float 72
SC Mixed 70.4
56% 69.8 Pts
QC Int 267
QC Float 257
QC Mixed 267
60% 264 Pts
MC Int 263
MC Float 263
MC Mixed 262
39% 263 Pts
Socket 1155, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz
SC Int 69.8
SC Float 72.8
SC Mixed 72
57% 71.5 Pts
QC Int 236
QC Float 234
QC Mixed 234
53% 234 Pts
MC Int 264
MC Float 269
MC Mixed 265
40% 266 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.35 GHz (avg)
SC Int 39.9
SC Float 42.2
SC Mixed 40.9
33% 41 Pts
QC Int 240
QC Float 261
QC Mixed 224
55% 242 Pts
MC Int 234
MC Float 240
MC Mixed 248
36% 241 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 10,975,868 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i5-2405S Builds (Compare 1,429 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: 78% - Very good Total price: $415

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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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