Average Bench: 33% (601st of 1110)

Based on 5,569 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF00020655 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5 CPU M 480 @ 2.67GHz
Poor: 17%Average: 33% Great: 39%
Gaming
Gaming 33%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 39%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 19%
Surfboard

Poor average bench

The Intel Core i5 M 480 averaged 67.0% 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 Floating Point Speed 62.4Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 61.2Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5 M 480 is 22%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i5 M 480 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Multi Core Floating Point Speed 156Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 150Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 5,569 samples)
Min Avg Max
26.7 SC Int 59.6 69.7
28.4 SC Float 62.4 72.1
27.7 SC Mixed 61.2 71
48.9% 61.1 Pts
Min Avg Max
67.1 QC Int 139 169
71.1 QC Float 150 184
72.1 QC Mixed 146 179
32.9% 145 Pts
Min Avg Max
68.9 MC Int 143 170
76.2 MC Float 156 185
72.8 MC Mixed 150 179
22.4% 150 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
U2E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.65 GHz
SC Int 68.3
SC Float 71.8
SC Mixed 70.3
56% 70.1 Pts
QC Int 158
QC Float 174
QC Mixed 169
38% 167 Pts
MC Int 159
MC Float 176
MC Mixed 172
25% 169 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.65 GHz
SC Int 66.7
SC Float 70.7
SC Mixed 68.8
55% 68.7 Pts
QC Int 163
QC Float 175
QC Mixed 170
38% 169 Pts
MC Int 163
MC Float 177
MC Mixed 171
26% 170 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.65 GHz, turbo 2.75 GHz (avg)
SC Int 70.3
SC Float 72.2
SC Mixed 71.1
57% 71.2 Pts
QC Int 141
QC Float 172
QC Mixed 165
36% 159 Pts
MC Int 159
MC Float 174
MC Mixed 167
25% 167 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.65 GHz
SC Int 61.1
SC Float 66.8
SC Mixed 64.3
51% 64.1 Pts
QC Int 124
QC Float 129
QC Mixed 152
31% 135 Pts
MC Int 86.2
MC Float 171
MC Mixed 165
21% 141 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.65 GHz
SC Int 67
SC Float 69.9
SC Mixed 68.3
55% 68.4 Pts
QC Int 117
QC Float 94.6
QC Mixed 134
26% 115 Pts
MC Int 146
MC Float 163
MC Mixed 118
21% 142 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 9,288,327 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i5 M 480 Builds (Compare 1,451 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 38%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 16%
Surfboard

System: Dell Inspiron N5010

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 87% - Excellent Total price: $104

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i5-480M Processor (3M Cache, 2.66 GHz)
Code NameArrandale
Launch DateQ1'11
Processor Numberi5-480M
# of Cores2
# of Threads4
Cache3 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.1/4.2
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography32 nm
Recommended PriceN/A
Clock Speed2.66 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency2.933 GHz
Bus Speed2.5 GT/s DMI
Max TDP35 W

Graphics

Processor GraphicsIntel® HD Graphics
Graphics Base Frequency500 MHz
# of Displays Supported2
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency766 MHz
Clear Video HD TechYes
Flexible Display InterfaceYes
Clear Video Tech for MIDYes
Macrovision License RequiredNo

Memory

Max Memory Size8 GB
Memory TypesDDR3 800/1066
Memory Channels2
Memory Bandwidth17.1 GB/s
Physical Address Extensions36-bit
ECC Memory SupportedNo

Expansion Options

PCI Express Revision2.0
PCI Express Configurations1x16
Max # of PCI Express Lanes16

Data Protection

AES New InstructionsNo

Advanced Technologies

Virtualization Tech (VT-x)Yes
Intel 64Yes
Idle StatesYes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® TechYes
Thermal Monitoring TechnologiesYes
Turbo Boost Tech1.0
Hyper-Threading TechYes
Virtualization for Directed I/O (VT-d)No
VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)Yes
vPro TechNo
Fast Memory AccessYes
Flex Memory AccessYes

Package

Package SizerPGA 37.5mmx 37.5mm, BGA 34mmx28mm
Graphics and IMC Lithography45 nm
Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedBGA1288, PGA988
Processing Die Size81 mm2
# of Processing Die Transistors382 million
Graphics and IMC Die Size114 mm2
# of Graphics and IMC Die Transistors177 million

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
Trusted Execution TechNo

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