Average Bench: 40.7% (963rd of 1316)

more Based on 16,845 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 59.3% 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 57.9Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 58.2Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5 M 460 is just 18.8%. 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 141Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 139Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 16,845 samples)
Min Avg Max
40 Memory 57.9 66.4
27.5 1-Core 58.2 68.1
45.8 2-Core 99.9 129
44.8% 72 Pts
Min Avg Max
59 4-Core 138 169
59.9 8-Core 139 169
18.9% 138 Pts
Min Avg Max
63.6 64-Core 141 169
9.4% 141 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 2.65 GHz (avg)
Memory 64.7
1-Core 67.3
2-Core 130
53% 87.3 Pts
4-Core 160
8-Core 156
22% 158 Pts
64-Core 158
11% 158 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.55 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 61.9
1-Core 62.4
2-Core 112
48% 78.9 Pts
4-Core 146
8-Core 145
20% 146 Pts
64-Core 142
10% 142 Pts
U2E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.55 GHz, turbo 2.75 GHz (avg)
Memory 58.6
1-Core 65.9
2-Core 126
50% 83.6 Pts
4-Core 143
8-Core 123
18% 133 Pts
64-Core 122
8% 122 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.55 GHz, turbo 2.35 GHz (avg)
Memory 61.2
1-Core 60.1
2-Core 81.3
44% 67.5 Pts
4-Core 122
8-Core 125
17% 123 Pts
64-Core 128
9% 128 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.55 GHz
Memory 61.1
1-Core 67.2
2-Core 130
51% 86.1 Pts
4-Core 122
8-Core 128
17% 124 Pts
64-Core 104
7% 104 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.55 GHz, turbo 2.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 52.9
1-Core 67.7
2-Core 99.6
45% 73.4 Pts
4-Core 147
8-Core 135
20% 141 Pts
64-Core 85.7
6% 85.7 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.55 GHz, turbo 2.75 GHz (avg)
Memory 48.7
1-Core 66.7
2-Core 115
46% 76.9 Pts
4-Core 167
8-Core 166
23% 166 Pts
64-Core 167
11% 167 Pts
N/A, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.55 GHz, turbo 2.4 GHz (avg)
Memory 65.8
1-Core 67
2-Core 118
52% 83.5 Pts
4-Core 60.4
8-Core 166
13% 113 Pts
64-Core 163
11% 163 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.55 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 31.9
1-Core 60.8
2-Core 112
38% 68.2 Pts
4-Core 154
8-Core 154
21% 154 Pts
64-Core 151
10% 151 Pts
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Typical Core i5 M 460 Builds (Compare 7,288 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 2%
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Desktop
Desktop 41%
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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: $159

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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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