Average Bench: 41.4% (908th of 1265)

more Based on 13,053 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF00020655, DE50C0AC78505336, , 1FABFBFF00020655, 0FABFBFF00020655, 0F8BFBFF00020655 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5 CPU M 460 @ 2.53GHz
Poor: 30%Average: 41.4% Great: 47%
Gaming
Gaming 41%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 47%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 29%
Raft

Below average average bench

The Intel Core i5 M 460 averaged 58.6% 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 59Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 57.9Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5 M 460 is just 17.3%. 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 140Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 13,053 samples)
Min Avg Max
42 Memory 59 66.5
27.3 1-Core 57.9 68
46 2-Core 101 129
45.2% 72.6 Pts
Min Avg Max
66.7 4-Core 140 169
63.4 8-Core 140 170
19.1% 140 Pts
Min Avg Max
64.9 64-Core 141 170
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 2.75 GHz (avg)
Memory 64
1-Core 67.8
2-Core 120
51% 84 Pts
4-Core 162
8-Core 164
22% 163 Pts
64-Core 166
11% 166 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.55 GHz
Memory 65.2
1-Core 66.3
2-Core 124
52% 85.3 Pts
4-Core 153
8-Core 156
21% 154 Pts
64-Core 156
10% 156 Pts
Socket 989, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.55 GHz
Memory 68.1
1-Core 66.7
2-Core 98.1
50% 77.6 Pts
4-Core 130
8-Core 73.4
15% 102 Pts
64-Core 74.6
5% 74.6 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.55 GHz, turbo 2.65 GHz (avg)
Memory 65.3
1-Core 59.8
2-Core 95.8
47% 73.6 Pts
4-Core 124
8-Core 138
18% 131 Pts
64-Core 149
10% 149 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.55 GHz, turbo 2.75 GHz (avg)
Memory 52.4
1-Core 67.7
2-Core 110
46% 76.8 Pts
4-Core 164
8-Core 166
23% 165 Pts
64-Core 165
11% 165 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.55 GHz, turbo 2.15 GHz (avg)
Memory 61.1
1-Core 48.5
2-Core 82.8
42% 64.1 Pts
4-Core 98.2
8-Core 85.4
13% 91.8 Pts
64-Core 96.2
6% 96.2 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.55 GHz, turbo 2.75 GHz (avg)
Memory 45.3
1-Core 57.7
2-Core 90.5
39% 64.5 Pts
4-Core 123
8-Core 112
16% 118 Pts
64-Core 132
9% 132 Pts
rBGA1288 Socket, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.55 GHz
Memory 35.4
1-Core 33.4
2-Core 63.8
27% 44.2 Pts
4-Core 85.1
8-Core 85
12% 85.1 Pts
64-Core 85.7
6% 85.7 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

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Typical Core i5 M 460 Builds (Compare 3,670 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 5%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 5%
Tree trunk

System: HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook PC

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 46% - Average Total price: $158

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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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