Average Bench: 54.7% (210th of 961)

Based on 2,584 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000206A7, 0FABFBFF000206A7 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-2300 CPU @ 2.80GHz
Poor: 43%Average: 54.7% Great: 60%
Gaming
Gaming 55%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat

Average average bench

The Intel Core i5-2300 averaged 45.3% 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.

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 16.4%. 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 2,584 samples)
Min Avg Max
65.9 SC Int 76.2 82.5
66.6 SC Float 76.7 83.1
67.4 SC Mixed 76.5 82.8
61.2% 76.5 Pts
Min Avg Max
211 QC Int 282 313
211 QC Float 282 314
202 QC Mixed 281 314
63.9% 282 Pts
Min Avg Max
232 MC Int 289 315
236 MC Float 289 314
236 MC Mixed 289 315
43.4% 289 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 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
SC Int 81
SC Float 80.4
SC Mixed 81.1
65% 80.8 Pts
QC Int 304
QC Float 306
QC Mixed 305
69% 305 Pts
MC Int 308
MC Float 307
MC Mixed 307
46% 307 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
SC Int 75.7
SC Float 78.4
SC Mixed 79.3
62% 77.8 Pts
QC Int 304
QC Float 302
QC Mixed 305
69% 304 Pts
MC Int 305
MC Float 303
MC Mixed 302
46% 303 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
SC Int 80.4
SC Float 80.5
SC Mixed 80.4
64% 80.4 Pts
QC Int 307
QC Float 306
QC Mixed 300
69% 304 Pts
MC Int 306
MC Float 294
MC Mixed 297
45% 299 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz
SC Int 76.8
SC Float 77.6
SC Mixed 77.2
62% 77.2 Pts
QC Int 301
QC Float 297
QC Mixed 293
67% 297 Pts
MC Int 296
MC Float 297
MC Mixed 296
44% 296 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
SC Int 76.2
SC Float 75
SC Mixed 74.2
60% 75.1 Pts
QC Int 252
QC Float 274
QC Mixed 272
60% 266 Pts
MC Int 275
MC Float 272
MC Mixed 259
40% 269 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
SC Int 73.6
SC Float 68.2
SC Mixed 73.7
58% 71.8 Pts
QC Int 258
QC Float 269
QC Mixed 258
59% 262 Pts
MC Int 274
MC Float 264
MC Mixed 273
41% 271 Pts
LGA1155, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
SC Int 77.3
SC Float 76.9
SC Mixed 78.1
62% 77.4 Pts
QC Int 184
QC Float 184
QC Mixed 182
42% 184 Pts
MC Int 181
MC Float 186
MC Mixed 216
29% 194 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 4,068,111 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i5-2300 Builds (Compare 1,634 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: 91% - Outstanding Total price: $100

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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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