Average Bench: 54.5% (217th of 966)

Based on 2,785 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000206A7, 0FABFBFF000206A7 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-2300 CPU @ 2.80GHz
Poor: 43%Average: 54.5% Great: 60%
Gaming
Gaming 55%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat

Average average bench

The Intel Core i5-2300 averaged 45.4% 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 281Pts
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed 281Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-2300 is just 16.6%. 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 288Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 288Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,785 samples)
Min Avg Max
62.7 SC Int 76 82.4
66.3 SC Float 76.6 82.4
64.9 SC Mixed 76.3 82.5
61% 76.3 Pts
Min Avg Max
200 QC Int 281 313
206 QC Float 281 313
201 QC Mixed 281 312
63.7% 281 Pts
Min Avg Max
227 MC Int 288 315
225 MC Float 288 315
231 MC Mixed 288 317
43.2% 288 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
SC Int 81.5
SC Float 84.3
SC Mixed 83.7
66% 83.2 Pts
QC Int 308
QC Float 316
QC Mixed 316
71% 313 Pts
MC Int 318
MC Float 316
MC Mixed 316
48% 317 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz
SC Int 76.5
SC Float 80.9
SC Mixed 79.8
63% 79.1 Pts
QC Int 308
QC Float 305
QC Mixed 306
70% 306 Pts
MC Int 308
MC Float 303
MC Mixed 307
46% 306 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz
SC Int 78.4
SC Float 79.2
SC Mixed 79
63% 78.9 Pts
QC Int 303
QC Float 311
QC Mixed 302
69% 305 Pts
MC Int 306
MC Float 305
MC Mixed 300
46% 304 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz
SC Int 74.9
SC Float 72.7
SC Mixed 69.4
58% 72.3 Pts
QC Int 288
QC Float 299
QC Mixed 300
67% 296 Pts
MC Int 302
MC Float 300
MC Mixed 300
45% 301 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
SC Int 67.1
SC Float 76.2
SC Mixed 75.8
58% 73 Pts
QC Int 254
QC Float 272
QC Mixed 268
60% 264 Pts
MC Int 265
MC Float 263
MC Mixed 253
39% 261 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz
SC Int 76.5
SC Float 76.2
SC Mixed 76.2
61% 76.3 Pts
QC Int 200
QC Float 244
QC Mixed 253
53% 232 Pts
MC Int 285
MC Float 288
MC Mixed 288
43% 287 Pts
LGA1155, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz
SC Int 62.4
SC Float 59.1
SC Mixed 57.6
48% 59.7 Pts
QC Int 204
QC Float 222
QC Mixed 213
48% 213 Pts
MC Int 263
MC Float 257
MC Mixed 272
40% 264 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 4,440,786 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i5-2300 Builds (Compare 1,777 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 19%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 50%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 30%
Raft

System: Dell XPS 8300

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 94% - Outstanding Total price: $97

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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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