Average Bench: 54.7% (230th of 980)

more Based on 3,639 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000206A7, BFEBFBFF000306A9, 0000000000000000, 0FABFBFF000206A7, 1FABFBFF000206A7, BFEBFBFF000206A6 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-2300 CPU @ 2.80GHz
Poor: 43%Average: 54.7% Great: 59%
Gaming
Gaming 55%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat

Average average bench

The Intel Core i5-2300 averaged 45.2% 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 282Pts
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed 281Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-2300 is just 15.5%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i5-2300 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Multi Core Floating Point Speed 289Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 289Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,639 samples)
Min Avg Max
68.4 SC Int 76.4 81.7
70.2 SC Float 77.1 81.9
69.7 SC Mixed 76.7 81.6
61.4% 76.7 Pts
Min Avg Max
202 QC Int 282 310
205 QC Float 283 310
203 QC Mixed 281 308
64% 282 Pts
Min Avg Max
237 MC Int 289 309
237 MC Float 289 309
241 MC Mixed 289 310
43.3% 289 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 2.8 GHz, turbo 25,166,776 GHz (avg)
SC Int 79.9
SC Float 80.7
SC Mixed 80.3
64% 80.3 Pts
QC Int 301
QC Float 302
QC Mixed 303
68% 302 Pts
MC Int 303
MC Float 303
MC Mixed 304
45% 303 Pts
LGA1155, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz
SC Int 77.6
SC Float 79.4
SC Mixed 78.8
63% 78.6 Pts
QC Int 299
QC Float 295
QC Mixed 299
68% 298 Pts
MC Int 298
MC Float 296
MC Mixed 294
44% 296 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz
SC Int 77.6
SC Float 77.9
SC Mixed 77.4
62% 77.6 Pts
QC Int 300
QC Float 300
QC Mixed 300
68% 300 Pts
MC Int 303
MC Float 304
MC Mixed 303
46% 303 Pts
Socket 1155, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz
SC Int 73.3
SC Float 73.6
SC Mixed 73.6
59% 73.5 Pts
QC Int 292
QC Float 292
QC Mixed 293
66% 292 Pts
MC Int 294
MC Float 291
MC Mixed 298
44% 294 Pts
LGA1155, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
SC Int 76.1
SC Float 76.4
SC Mixed 76.2
61% 76.2 Pts
QC Int 262
QC Float 264
QC Mixed 262
60% 263 Pts
MC Int 280
MC Float 283
MC Mixed 282
42% 282 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.45 GHz (avg)
SC Int 77.8
SC Float 78.2
SC Mixed 78.5
62% 78.2 Pts
QC Int 274
QC Float 255
QC Mixed 230
58% 253 Pts
MC Int 213
MC Float 213
MC Mixed 212
32% 212 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
SC Int 69.3
SC Float 74.4
SC Mixed 73.6
58% 72.4 Pts
QC Int 225
QC Float 216
QC Mixed 207
49% 216 Pts
MC Int 256
MC Float 248
MC Mixed 279
39% 261 Pts
LGA1155, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
SC Int 71.3
SC Float 66.3
SC Mixed 68
55% 68.5 Pts
QC Int 177
QC Float 182
QC Mixed 200
42% 186 Pts
MC Int 270
MC Float 269
MC Mixed 283
41% 274 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 5,944,824 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i5-2300 Builds (Compare 1,678 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 19%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 50%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 30%
Raft

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EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 101% - Outstanding Total price: $88

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i5-2300 Processor (6M Cache, up to 3.10 GHz)
Code NameSandy Bridge
Launch DateQ1'11
Processor Numberi5-2300
# of Cores4
# of Threads4
Cache6 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.1/4.2, AVX
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography32 nm
Recommended Price$187.00
Clock Speed2.8 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency3.1 GHz
Bus Speed5 GT/s DMI
Max TDP95 W
Expected DiscontinuanceQ2'2012

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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