Average Bench: 49.5% (322nd of 1117)

Based on 2,394 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000206A7, 1FABFBFF000206A7 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-2400S CPU @ 2.50GHz
Poor: 37%Average: 49.5% Great: 55%
Gaming
Gaming 50%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 51%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 30%
Raft

Below average average bench

The Intel Core i5-2400S averaged 50.4% 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

Single Core Integer Speed 73.6Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 73.9Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-2400S is just 18%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i5-2400S performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Multi Core Floating Point Speed 255Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 254Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,394 samples)
Min Avg Max
57.7 SC Int 73.6 84.4
59.6 SC Float 74.3 85.4
58.6 SC Mixed 73.9 85
59.2% 74 Pts
Min Avg Max
161 QC Int 246 274
163 QC Float 249 275
167 QC Mixed 247 274
56.1% 248 Pts
Min Avg Max
190 MC Int 254 275
187 MC Float 255 276
189 MC Mixed 254 276
38.2% 254 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz
SC Int 79.9
SC Float 83.7
SC Mixed 79.6
65% 81.1 Pts
QC Int 271
QC Float 272
QC Mixed 273
62% 272 Pts
MC Int 263
MC Float 256
MC Mixed 277
40% 266 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.6 GHz (avg)
SC Int 76.8
SC Float 76.3
SC Mixed 80.1
62% 77.7 Pts
QC Int 266
QC Float 269
QC Mixed 263
60% 266 Pts
MC Int 264
MC Float 266
MC Mixed 264
40% 264 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz
SC Int 79
SC Float 77.4
SC Mixed 78.8
63% 78.4 Pts
QC Int 257
QC Float 269
QC Mixed 261
59% 262 Pts
MC Int 271
MC Float 261
MC Mixed 269
40% 267 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.6 GHz (avg)
SC Int 68.2
SC Float 68.9
SC Mixed 60.9
53% 66 Pts
QC Int 272
QC Float 268
QC Mixed 274
62% 271 Pts
MC Int 269
MC Float 269
MC Mixed 266
40% 268 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.65 GHz (avg)
SC Int 79.8
SC Float 83.6
SC Mixed 83.3
66% 82.2 Pts
QC Int 261
QC Float 259
QC Mixed 230
57% 250 Pts
MC Int 270
MC Float 272
MC Mixed 268
40% 270 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz
SC Int 64.5
SC Float 65.6
SC Mixed 63.7
52% 64.6 Pts
QC Int 257
QC Float 259
QC Mixed 252
58% 256 Pts
MC Int 254
MC Float 254
MC Mixed 244
38% 251 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz
SC Int 48.8
SC Float 54.4
SC Mixed 43.9
39% 49 Pts
QC Int 274
QC Float 277
QC Mixed 269
62% 273 Pts
MC Int 274
MC Float 269
MC Mixed 274
41% 272 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.6 GHz (avg)
SC Int 72.6
SC Float 71.8
SC Mixed 64.6
56% 69.7 Pts
QC Int 187
QC Float 210
QC Mixed 217
46% 205 Pts
MC Int 261
MC Float 249
MC Mixed 240
38% 250 Pts
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Typical Core i5-2400S Builds (Compare 262 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
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Desktop
Desktop 41%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 18%
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System: HP Compaq 8200 Elite USDT PC

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $201

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i5-2400S Processor (6M Cache, up to 3.30 GHz)
Code NameSandy Bridge
Launch DateQ1'11
Processor Numberi5-2400S
# 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 Speed2.5 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency3.3 GHz
Bus Speed5 GT/s DMI
Max TDP65 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)Yes
VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)Yes
vPro TechYes
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 TechYes

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