Average Bench: 55.3% (268th of 1110)

Based on 4,495 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000206A7, 07C0A97B000206A7, 0000000000000000 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-2310 CPU @ 2.90GHz
Poor: 37%Average: 55.3% Great: 61%
Gaming
Gaming 55%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 55%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat

Average average bench

The Intel Core i5-2310 averaged 44.7% 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 285Pts
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed 284Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-2310 is 23.3%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i5-2310 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Multi Core Floating Point Speed 290Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 290Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,495 samples)
Min Avg Max
62.8 SC Int 77.6 83.3
62.6 SC Float 78.3 83.8
63 SC Mixed 78 83.7
62.4% 78 Pts
Min Avg Max
174 QC Int 285 318
165 QC Float 285 317
166 QC Mixed 284 316
64.5% 285 Pts
Min Avg Max
175 MC Int 290 318
176 MC Float 290 319
166 MC Mixed 290 319
43.5% 290 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
Socket 1155, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
SC Int 82.4
SC Float 82.8
SC Mixed 82.5
66% 82.6 Pts
QC Int 318
QC Float 319
QC Mixed 317
72% 318 Pts
MC Int 319
MC Float 320
MC Mixed 320
48% 320 Pts
LGA1155, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 82.5
SC Float 82.3
SC Mixed 83.1
66% 82.6 Pts
QC Int 307
QC Float 319
QC Mixed 315
71% 314 Pts
MC Int 317
MC Float 316
MC Mixed 317
48% 316 Pts
Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-2310 CPU @ 2.90GHz, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 82.2
SC Float 82.7
SC Mixed 83.1
66% 82.7 Pts
QC Int 313
QC Float 317
QC Mixed 314
71% 315 Pts
MC Int 317
MC Float 316
MC Mixed 318
48% 317 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz
SC Int 79.1
SC Float 80.1
SC Mixed 79.8
64% 79.7 Pts
QC Int 311
QC Float 311
QC Mixed 312
70% 311 Pts
MC Int 311
MC Float 311
MC Mixed 311
47% 311 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
SC Int 74.8
SC Float 76.5
SC Mixed 76.4
61% 75.9 Pts
QC Int 299
QC Float 292
QC Mixed 302
68% 298 Pts
MC Int 301
MC Float 300
MC Mixed 299
45% 300 Pts
Socket 1155, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
SC Int 80.4
SC Float 81.2
SC Mixed 74
63% 78.5 Pts
QC Int 298
QC Float 307
QC Mixed 302
68% 302 Pts
MC Int 309
MC Float 308
MC Mixed 308
46% 308 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
SC Int 65.8
SC Float 71
SC Mixed 73
56% 69.9 Pts
QC Int 260
QC Float 237
QC Mixed 244
56% 247 Pts
MC Int 257
MC Float 250
MC Mixed 266
39% 258 Pts
Socket 1155, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
SC Int 68.2
SC Float 62.4
SC Mixed 71.8
54% 67.5 Pts
QC Int 221
QC Float 212
QC Mixed 221
49% 218 Pts
MC Int 247
MC Float 206
MC Mixed 265
36% 239 Pts
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Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 49%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 20%
Surfboard

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EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $284

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i5-2310 Processor (6M Cache, up to 3.20 GHz)
Code NameSandy Bridge
Launch DateQ2'11
Processor Numberi5-2310
# 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 Speed2.9 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency3.2 GHz
Bus Speed5 GT/s DMI
Max TDP95 W
Expected DiscontinuanceQ1'2013

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)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 SupportedLGA1155

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
Trusted Execution TechNo

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