Average Bench: 68.3% (350th of 1305)

more Based on 28,823 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: 56%Average: 68.3% Great: 74%
Gaming
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 50%
Yacht

Above average average bench

The Intel Core i5-2320 averaged 31.6% 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 85.4Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 81Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-2320 is just 17.3%. 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 304Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 301Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 28,823 samples)
Min Avg Max
74.1 Memory 85.4 92
70.7 1-Core 81 86
129 2-Core 159 168
66.2% 108 Pts
Min Avg Max
200 4-Core 297 326
217 8-Core 301 326
40.8% 299 Pts
Min Avg Max
243 64-Core 304 329
20.4% 304 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 91.8
1-Core 83.5
2-Core 165
70% 113 Pts
4-Core 322
8-Core 318
44% 320 Pts
64-Core 321
22% 321 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz
Memory 91.3
1-Core 82.2
2-Core 163
69% 112 Pts
4-Core 315
8-Core 325
44% 320 Pts
64-Core 324
22% 324 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
Memory 81.3
1-Core 78.9
2-Core 158
64% 106 Pts
4-Core 316
8-Core 313
43% 315 Pts
64-Core 320
21% 320 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 72.6
1-Core 78.4
2-Core 157
61% 103 Pts
4-Core 306
8-Core 299
42% 302 Pts
64-Core 308
21% 308 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 41,983,607 CPUs tested.

 Prices

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Typical Core i5-2320 Builds (Compare 954 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 6%
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Desktop
Desktop 62%
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Workstation
Workstation 6%
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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

23 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

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

10 months ago.

7 years of use and still top its performance


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