Average Bench: 49.6% (324th of 1128)

Based on 2,702 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000206A7, 1FABFBFF000206A7 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-2400S CPU @ 2.50GHz
Poor: 37%Average: 49.6% 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 73.9Pts
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 18.1%. 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 255Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,702 samples)
Min Avg Max
59.2 SC Int 73.9 84.6
59.2 SC Float 74.4 85.6
58.1 SC Mixed 73.9 85
59.3% 74.1 Pts
Min Avg Max
166 QC Int 248 274
167 QC Float 250 276
169 QC Mixed 248 274
56.3% 248 Pts
Min Avg Max
197 MC Int 255 275
189 MC Float 255 276
190 MC Mixed 255 276
38.2% 255 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, turbo 2.7 GHz (avg)
SC Int 83.2
SC Float 84.7
SC Mixed 85.9
68% 84.6 Pts
QC Int 270
QC Float 268
QC Mixed 272
61% 270 Pts
MC Int 270
MC Float 275
MC Mixed 273
41% 272 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.6 GHz (avg)
SC Int 75.4
SC Float 73
SC Mixed 76
60% 74.8 Pts
QC Int 270
QC Float 269
QC Mixed 267
61% 269 Pts
MC Int 267
MC Float 272
MC Mixed 270
40% 270 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.6 GHz (avg)
SC Int 81.4
SC Float 79.4
SC Mixed 75.2
63% 78.7 Pts
QC Int 268
QC Float 267
QC Mixed 256
60% 264 Pts
MC Int 261
MC Float 256
MC Mixed 251
38% 256 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.6 GHz (avg)
SC Int 68.3
SC Float 68.9
SC Mixed 66.3
54% 67.8 Pts
QC Int 267
QC Float 270
QC Mixed 266
61% 268 Pts
MC Int 266
MC Float 268
MC Mixed 267
40% 267 Pts
LGA1155, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.6 GHz (avg)
SC Int 68.5
SC Float 69.4
SC Mixed 68.9
55% 68.9 Pts
QC Int 209
QC Float 212
QC Mixed 200
47% 207 Pts
MC Int 208
MC Float 242
MC Mixed 235
34% 228 Pts
LGA1155, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.6 GHz (avg)
SC Int 63.5
SC Float 63.5
SC Mixed 49.3
47% 58.8 Pts
QC Int 204
QC Float 226
QC Mixed 213
49% 214 Pts
MC Int 229
MC Float 218
MC Mixed 197
32% 215 Pts
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Typical Core i5-2400S Builds (Compare 297 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 41%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 18%
Surfboard

System: HP Compaq 8200 Elite USDT PC

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 58% - Above average Total price: $192

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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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