Average Bench: 55.7% (216th of 980)

Based on 3,239 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000206A7, 07C0A97B000206A7, 0000000000000000 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-2310 CPU @ 2.90GHz
Poor: 41%Average: 55.7% Great: 61%
Gaming 56%
Desktop 55%
Workstation 34%
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Average average bench

The Intel Core i5-2310 averaged 44.3% 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.


Quad Core Integer Speed 286Pts
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed 286Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-2310 is just 19.9%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i5-2310 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.


Multi Core Floating Point Speed 294Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 293Pts

Average Bench

(Based on 3,239 samples)
Min Avg Max
69.9 SC Int 78.1 83.1
69.4 SC Float 79 83.7
66 SC Mixed 78.3 83.4
62.8% 78.5 Pts
Min Avg Max
181 QC Int 286 318
187 QC Float 288 318
187 QC Mixed 286 317
65% 287 Pts
Min Avg Max
208 MC Int 293 319
213 MC Float 294 319
216 MC Mixed 293 320
44% 294 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 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
SC Int 94.4
SC Float 94.7
SC Mixed 94.3
76% 94.5 Pts
QC Int 374
QC Float 370
QC Mixed 373
84% 372 Pts
MC Int 356
MC Float 352
MC Mixed 358
53% 355 Pts
SKTH, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 83
SC Float 83
SC Mixed 84.3
67% 83.4 Pts
QC Int 313
QC Float 321
QC Mixed 315
72% 316 Pts
MC Int 319
MC Float 317
MC Mixed 318
48% 318 Pts
LGA1155, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz
SC Int 80.8
SC Float 81.4
SC Mixed 75.6
63% 79.3 Pts
QC Int 313
QC Float 312
QC Mixed 313
71% 313 Pts
MC Int 315
MC Float 314
MC Mixed 312
47% 313 Pts
LGA1155, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz
SC Int 73.1
SC Float 73.9
SC Mixed 71.1
58% 72.7 Pts
QC Int 316
QC Float 315
QC Mixed 315
72% 316 Pts
MC Int 309
MC Float 314
MC Mixed 318
47% 314 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 2.85 GHz (avg)
SC Int 80.5
SC Float 81.2
SC Mixed 81.2
65% 81 Pts
QC Int 301
QC Float 303
QC Mixed 304
69% 303 Pts
MC Int 255
MC Float 254
MC Mixed 249
38% 252 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 75
SC Float 72
SC Mixed 74.2
59% 73.7 Pts
QC Int 226
QC Float 243
QC Mixed 225
52% 231 Pts
MC Int 286
MC Float 287
MC Mixed 287
43% 286 Pts
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 6,870,473 CPUs tested.


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Gaming 12%
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Desktop 49%
Workstation 20%

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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


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


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 Size37.5mm x 37.5mm
Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedLGA1155

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
Trusted Execution TechNo


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