Average Bench: 41.2% (971st of 1335)

more Based on 18,094 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF00020655, DE50C0AC78505336, , 1FABFBFF00020655, 0FABFBFF00020655, 0F8BFBFF00020655 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5 CPU M 460 @ 2.53GHz

Below average average bench

The Intel Core i5 M 460 averaged 58.8% 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. Memory Latency 58Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 58.6Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5 M 460 is just 18.4%. 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 144Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 144Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 18,094 samples)
Min Avg Max
42.8 Memory 58 66.5
26 1-Core 58.6 68.9
45.5 2-Core 102 130
45.1% 72.9 Pts
Min Avg Max
63.1 4-Core 142 172
68.1 8-Core 144 172
19.5% 143 Pts
Min Avg Max
67.1 64-Core 144 173
9.6% 144 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPU, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.55 GHz, turbo 2.7 GHz (avg)
Memory 66
1-Core 67.5
2-Core 121
52% 84.9 Pts
4-Core 166
8-Core 167
23% 166 Pts
64-Core 161
11% 161 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.55 GHz
Memory 63.5
1-Core 66.2
2-Core 52.8
43% 60.8 Pts
4-Core 154
8-Core 76.3
17% 115 Pts
64-Core 142
10% 142 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.55 GHz, turbo 2.65 GHz (avg)
Memory 53.1
1-Core 68.6
2-Core 121
48% 80.9 Pts
4-Core 164
8-Core 164
22% 164 Pts
64-Core 166
11% 166 Pts
N/A, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.55 GHz
Memory 59.4
1-Core 26.9
2-Core 58.7
33% 48.3 Pts
4-Core 118
8-Core 118
16% 118 Pts
64-Core 114
8% 114 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.55 GHz, turbo 2.65 GHz (avg)
Memory 47
1-Core 63.2
2-Core 98.4
42% 69.5 Pts
4-Core 165
8-Core 166
22% 165 Pts
64-Core 164
11% 164 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.55 GHz, turbo 2.65 GHz (avg)
Memory 50.9
1-Core 68.2
2-Core 116
47% 78.2 Pts
4-Core 120
8-Core 156
18% 138 Pts
64-Core 149
10% 149 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.55 GHz, turbo 1.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 56.8
1-Core 28.3
2-Core 50.8
32% 45.3 Pts
4-Core 74.1
8-Core 76.3
10% 75.2 Pts
64-Core 75.8
5% 75.8 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

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 Prices

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Typical Core i5 M 460 Builds (Compare 7,995 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 2%
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Desktop
Desktop 42%
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Workstation
Workstation 2%
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System: HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook PC

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 45% - Average Total price: $160

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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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