Average Bench: 69% (377th of 1358)

more Based on 38,512 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000206A7, , 4920555043070506, 0F8BFBFF000206A7, 4920555043080306 Models: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-2320 CPU @ 3.00GHz, Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-2320 CPU @ 3.00GHz
Poor: 58%Average: 69% Great: 74%
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht

Above average average bench

The Intel Core i5-2320 averaged 30.9% 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 85.2Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 83.3Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-2320 is just 16.7%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i5-2320 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 311Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 310Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 38,512 samples)
Min Avg Max
74.7 Memory 85.2 92
72.2 1-Core 83.3 88.3
142 2-Core 164 172
67.3% 111 Pts
Min Avg Max
221 4-Core 307 335
239 8-Core 310 335
42% 308 Pts
Min Avg Max
237 64-Core 311 336
20.9% 311 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
Socket 1155, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 91.3
1-Core 80
2-Core 163
68% 111 Pts
4-Core 329
8-Core 322
45% 326 Pts
64-Core 328
22% 328 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 90.1
1-Core 87.4
2-Core 171
71% 116 Pts
4-Core 330
8-Core 322
45% 326 Pts
64-Core 319
21% 319 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 88.4
1-Core 86.1
2-Core 170
70% 115 Pts
4-Core 333
8-Core 334
46% 333 Pts
64-Core 332
22% 332 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 85.6
1-Core 87.6
2-Core 161
68% 111 Pts
4-Core 330
8-Core 333
45% 332 Pts
64-Core 333
22% 333 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 86.9
1-Core 83.9
2-Core 166
68% 112 Pts
4-Core 320
8-Core 312
43% 316 Pts
64-Core 335
22% 335 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 87.8
1-Core 82.7
2-Core 168
68% 113 Pts
4-Core 312
8-Core 272
41% 292 Pts
64-Core 305
20% 305 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 82.7
1-Core 80.1
2-Core 171
66% 111 Pts
4-Core 320
8-Core 335
44% 328 Pts
64-Core 327
22% 327 Pts
LGA1155, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 80.2
1-Core 85.1
2-Core 154
65% 106 Pts
4-Core 303
8-Core 327
43% 315 Pts
64-Core 332
22% 332 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
Memory 84.7
1-Core 81
2-Core 156
66% 107 Pts
4-Core 254
8-Core 248
34% 251 Pts
64-Core 237
16% 237 Pts
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Gaming
Gaming 2%
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Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i5-2320 Processor (6M Cache, up to 3.30 GHz)
Code NameSandy Bridge
Launch DateQ3'11
Processor Numberi5-2320
# 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 Speed3 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency3.3 GHz
Bus Speed5 GT/s DMI
Max TDP95 W
Expected DiscontinuanceQ1'2013

Graphics

Processor GraphicsIntel® HD Graphics 2000
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 SupportedLGA1155

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
Trusted Execution TechNo

 Comments

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Good

5 months ago.

Been using this for more than 5 years now for photo editing and gaming and rarely had reason to complain. Compared to what Coffee Lake does, this CPU aged very well.


Good

4 years ago.

I bought this CPU very cheap for around 30.- and paired it with a GTX 780. It is great in most games, only very CPU intensiv games struggel a bit, but other than that a great CPU for the money.


Excellent

2 years ago.

7 years of use and still top its performance


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