Average Bench: 35.7% (471st of 980)

Based on 9,433 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000206A7, 0FABFBFF000206A7 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-2430M CPU @ 2.40GHz
Poor: 18%Average: 35.7% Great: 42%
Gaming
Gaming 36%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 41%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 21%
Surfboard

Poor average bench

The Intel Core i5-2430M averaged 64.2% 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 65.4Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 64.6Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-2430M is 24.5%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i5-2430M performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Multi Core Floating Point Speed 165Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 165Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 9,433 samples)
Min Avg Max
22.4 SC Int 64.1 77.6
22 SC Float 65.4 78.1
21.6 SC Mixed 64.6 77.9
51.8% 64.7 Pts
Min Avg Max
67 QC Int 155 183
72.6 QC Float 160 188
72.4 QC Mixed 161 189
36% 159 Pts
Min Avg Max
63.2 MC Int 159 184
75.6 MC Float 165 190
77.3 MC Mixed 165 190
24.4% 163 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
SC Int 78
SC Float 78.3
SC Mixed 78.4
63% 78.2 Pts
QC Int 182
QC Float 155
QC Mixed 186
40% 174 Pts
MC Int 182
MC Float 188
MC Mixed 189
28% 186 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
SC Int 66.7
SC Float 66.2
SC Mixed 64.4
53% 65.8 Pts
QC Int 178
QC Float 153
QC Mixed 185
39% 172 Pts
MC Int 179
MC Float 186
MC Mixed 187
28% 184 Pts
CPU1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
SC Int 66.1
SC Float 74.8
SC Mixed 72.7
57% 71.2 Pts
QC Int 162
QC Float 177
QC Mixed 153
37% 164 Pts
MC Int 158
MC Float 177
MC Mixed 168
25% 168 Pts
CPU1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz
SC Int 20.2
SC Float 21.1
SC Mixed 29
19% 23.4 Pts
QC Int 153
QC Float 184
QC Mixed 186
39% 174 Pts
MC Int 184
MC Float 185
MC Mixed 187
28% 185 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.4 GHz (avg)
SC Int 49.6
SC Float 60.4
SC Mixed 55.5
44% 55.2 Pts
QC Int 128
QC Float 132
QC Mixed 126
29% 129 Pts
MC Int 147
MC Float 157
MC Mixed 146
22% 150 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.4 GHz (avg)
SC Int 54.1
SC Float 58.1
SC Mixed 49.1
43% 53.8 Pts
QC Int 104
QC Float 113
QC Mixed 106
24% 108 Pts
MC Int 130
MC Float 134
MC Mixed 102
18% 122 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz
SC Int 73.4
SC Float 75.6
SC Mixed 72.3
59% 73.8 Pts
QC Int 41.9
QC Float 29.5
QC Mixed 50
9% 40.5 Pts
MC Int 42.5
MC Float 35.7
MC Mixed 45
6% 41.1 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz
SC Int 12.2
SC Float 11
SC Mixed 14
10% 12.4 Pts
QC Int 25
QC Float 24.5
QC Mixed 24.9
6% 24.8 Pts
MC Int 32.6
MC Float 33.3
MC Mixed 34
5% 33.3 Pts
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Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 40%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 16%
Surfboard

System: Dell Inspiron N5110

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i5-2430M Processor (3M Cache, up to 3.00 GHz)
Code NameSandy Bridge
Launch DateQ4'11
Processor Numberi5-2430M
# of Cores2
# of Threads4
Cache3 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsAVX
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography32 nm
Recommended PriceN/A
Clock Speed2.4 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency3 GHz
Bus Speed5 GT/s DMI
Max TDP35 W

Graphics

Processor GraphicsIntel® HD Graphics 3000
Graphics Base Frequency650 MHz
Graphics OutputeDP/DP/HDMI/SDVO/CRT
Wireless DisplayYes
# of Displays Supported2
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency1.2 GHz
Quick Sync VideoYes
InTru 3D TechYes
Clear Video HD TechYes
Intel InsiderYes
Flexible Display InterfaceYes
Macrovision License RequiredNo

Memory

Max Memory Size16 GB
Memory TypesDDR3 1066/1333
Memory Channels2
Memory Bandwidth21.3 GB/s
ECC Memory SupportedNo

Expansion Options

PCI Express Revision2.0
PCI Express Configurations1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4
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 TechYes
Virtualization for Directed I/O (VT-d)No
VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)Yes
Demand Based SwitchingNo
vPro TechNo
Identity Protection TechYes
Fast Memory AccessYes
Flex Memory AccessYes
My WiFi TechYes
4G WiMAX Wireless TechYes

Package

Package Size37.5mmx37.5mm (rPGA988B); 31mm x 24mm (BGA1023)
Graphics and IMC Lithography32 nm
Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedPPGA988

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
Trusted Execution TechNo
Anti-Theft TechYes

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