Average Bench: 31.7% (683rd of 1206)

more Based on 9,953 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF00020655, DE50C0AC78505336, , 1FABFBFF00020655, 0FABFBFF00020655, 0F8BFBFF00020655 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5 CPU M 460 @ 2.53GHz

Poor average bench

The Intel Core i5 M 460 averaged 68.2% 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

Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 60.1Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 104Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5 M 460 is just 18.5%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i5 M 460 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 147Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 146Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 9,953 samples)
Min Avg Max
30.1 1-Core 60.1 68.6
51.8 2-Core 104 130
39.6% 82.2 Pts
Min Avg Max
72.3 4-Core 144 171
82.9 8-Core 146 172
19.7% 145 Pts
Min Avg Max
81.3 64-Core 147 172
9.9% 147 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPU, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.55 GHz
1-Core 67.5
2-Core 125
46% 96.3 Pts
4-Core 170
8-Core 168
23% 169 Pts
64-Core 166
11% 166 Pts
N/A, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.55 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
1-Core 67
2-Core 113
44% 89.9 Pts
4-Core 168
8-Core 167
23% 168 Pts
64-Core 169
11% 169 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.55 GHz
1-Core 66.5
2-Core 129
46% 97.8 Pts
4-Core 166
8-Core 28.5
16% 97.2 Pts
64-Core 34.9
2% 34.9 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.55 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
1-Core 61.3
2-Core 109
41% 85.2 Pts
4-Core 155
8-Core 135
20% 145 Pts
64-Core 149
10% 149 Pts
N/A, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.55 GHz, turbo 2.1 GHz (avg)
1-Core 67.9
2-Core 53.9
34% 60.9 Pts
4-Core 159
8-Core 111
20% 135 Pts
64-Core 101
7% 101 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.55 GHz
1-Core 47.9
2-Core 89.9
33% 68.9 Pts
4-Core 144
8-Core 147
20% 145 Pts
64-Core 148
10% 148 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.55 GHz, turbo 1.95 GHz (avg)
1-Core 56.2
2-Core 31.9
26% 44 Pts
4-Core 124
8-Core 51.5
13% 87.7 Pts
64-Core 126
8% 126 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.55 GHz, turbo 1.2 GHz (avg)
1-Core 8.6
2-Core 14.8
6% 11.7 Pts
4-Core 25.1
8-Core 26.4
4% 25.8 Pts
64-Core 29.1
2% 29.1 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 24,103,442 CPUs tested.

 Prices

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Typical Core i5 M 460 Builds (Compare 12,451 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 11%
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Desktop
Desktop 37%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 15%
Surfboard

System: HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook PC

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 29% - Poor Total price: $150

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i5-460M Processor (3M Cache, 2.53 GHz)
Code NameArrandale
Launch DateQ3'10
Processor Numberi5-460M
# 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 Speed2.53 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency2.8 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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