Average Bench: 50% (335th of 1143)

Based on 96 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000206A7 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-2405S CPU @ 2.50GHz
Poor: 40%Average: 50% Great: 56%
Gaming
Gaming 50%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 51%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 30%
Sail boat

Below average average bench

The Intel Core i5-2405S averaged 50.0% 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 75.2Pts
Single Core Integer Speed 74Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-2405S is just 15.2%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i5-2405S performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Multi Core Floating Point Speed 259Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 257Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 96 samples)
Min Avg Max
59.4 SC Int 74 84.8
60.4 SC Float 75.2 85.5
56.9 SC Mixed 74.4 84.9
59.6% 74.5 Pts
Min Avg Max
178 QC Int 247 277
186 QC Float 249 276
192 QC Mixed 250 278
56.4% 249 Pts
Min Avg Max
216 MC Int 258 278
215 MC Float 259 277
213 MC Mixed 257 278
38.7% 258 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
LGA1155, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 84.4
SC Float 83.1
SC Mixed 83.4
67% 83.6 Pts
QC Int 302
QC Float 306
QC Mixed 301
69% 303 Pts
MC Int 309
MC Float 316
MC Mixed 314
47% 313 Pts
LGA1155, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.6 GHz (avg)
SC Int 76.6
SC Float 80.9
SC Mixed 78.5
63% 78.7 Pts
QC Int 273
QC Float 274
QC Mixed 272
62% 273 Pts
MC Int 274
MC Float 274
MC Mixed 275
41% 274 Pts
LGA1155, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.65 GHz (avg)
SC Int 79.3
SC Float 82.5
SC Mixed 80.4
65% 80.7 Pts
QC Int 270
QC Float 271
QC Mixed 270
61% 270 Pts
MC Int 270
MC Float 266
MC Mixed 268
40% 268 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz
SC Int 82.5
SC Float 82.9
SC Mixed 78.7
65% 81.4 Pts
QC Int 271
QC Float 272
QC Mixed 270
61% 271 Pts
MC Int 270
MC Float 272
MC Mixed 272
41% 271 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 77
SC Float 79.1
SC Mixed 77.1
62% 77.7 Pts
QC Int 277
QC Float 276
QC Mixed 268
62% 274 Pts
MC Int 256
MC Float 273
MC Mixed 268
40% 266 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.65 GHz (avg)
SC Int 74
SC Float 75.2
SC Mixed 75.6
60% 74.9 Pts
QC Int 259
QC Float 263
QC Mixed 258
59% 260 Pts
MC Int 252
MC Float 252
MC Mixed 256
38% 253 Pts
Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-2405S CPU @ 2.50GHz, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.35 GHz (avg)
SC Int 78.4
SC Float 78.6
SC Mixed 78.6
63% 78.5 Pts
QC Int 250
QC Float 255
QC Mixed 254
57% 253 Pts
MC Int 216
MC Float 217
MC Mixed 209
32% 214 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz
SC Int 65.5
SC Float 65.5
SC Mixed 63.1
52% 64.7 Pts
QC Int 226
QC Float 208
QC Mixed 203
48% 212 Pts
MC Int 248
MC Float 255
MC Mixed 252
38% 252 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
SC Int 59.1
SC Float 59
SC Mixed 56.5
47% 58.2 Pts
QC Int 156
QC Float 161
QC Mixed 147
35% 154 Pts
MC Int 221
MC Float 203
MC Mixed 216
32% 213 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 12,817,878 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i5-2405S Builds (Compare 26,931 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 33%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 49%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 20%
Surfboard

Disqualified System: bin bin

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i5-2405S Processor (6M Cache, up to 3.30 GHz)
Code NameSandy Bridge
Launch DateQ2'11
Processor Numberi5-2405S
# 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 3000
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 SupportedFCLGA1155, LGA1155

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
Trusted Execution TechNo

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