Average Bench: 68.1% (359th of 1316)

more Based on 30,994 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: 57%Average: 68.1% Great: 74%
Gaming
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 50%
Yacht

Above average average bench

The Intel Core i5-2320 averaged 31.8% 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 85.2Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 80.6Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-2320 is just 16.3%. 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 302Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 300Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 30,994 samples)
Min Avg Max
73.3 Memory 85.2 92
64.8 1-Core 80.6 86.4
126 2-Core 159 169
66% 108 Pts
Min Avg Max
212 4-Core 297 327
216 8-Core 300 328
40.7% 298 Pts
Min Avg Max
225 64-Core 302 330
20.3% 302 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 90.6
1-Core 83.2
2-Core 164
69% 113 Pts
4-Core 315
8-Core 316
43% 316 Pts
64-Core 318
21% 318 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 90.9
1-Core 85.3
2-Core 167
70% 114 Pts
4-Core 312
8-Core 315
43% 314 Pts
64-Core 317
21% 317 Pts
LGA1155, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 87.5
1-Core 86
2-Core 168
69% 114 Pts
4-Core 326
8-Core 325
45% 326 Pts
64-Core 322
22% 322 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 91.9
1-Core 83.9
2-Core 162
69% 113 Pts
4-Core 292
8-Core 322
41% 307 Pts
64-Core 308
21% 308 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 84.4
1-Core 84.7
2-Core 165
68% 111 Pts
4-Core 322
8-Core 322
44% 322 Pts
64-Core 323
22% 323 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 90.3
1-Core 82.8
2-Core 161
68% 111 Pts
4-Core 231
8-Core 284
34% 257 Pts
64-Core 296
20% 296 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 82.4
1-Core 83.3
2-Core 161
66% 109 Pts
4-Core 254
8-Core 282
36% 268 Pts
64-Core 293
20% 293 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 82.6
1-Core 80.2
2-Core 150
64% 104 Pts
4-Core 248
8-Core 249
34% 248 Pts
64-Core 277
19% 277 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

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 Prices

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Typical Core i5-2320 Builds (Compare 1,071 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 6%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 62%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 6%
Tree trunk

System: Gateway DX4860

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 58% - Above average Total price: $213

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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

2 years 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

3 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

13 months ago.

7 years of use and still top its performance


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