Average Bench: 50.8% (345th of 1206)

Based on 9,785 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000206A7, 07C0A97B000206A7, 0000000000000000 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-2310 CPU @ 2.90GHz
Poor: 39%Average: 50.8% Great: 55%
Gaming
Gaming 51%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 53%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 28%
Raft

Average average bench

The Intel Core i5-2310 averaged 49.2% 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. Single Core Mixed Speed 77.6Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 152Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-2310 is just 16.3%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i5-2310 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 289Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 286Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 9,785 samples)
Min Avg Max
66.1 1-Core 77.6 83.3
121 2-Core 152 163
54.2% 115 Pts
Min Avg Max
194 4-Core 282 315
208 8-Core 286 316
38.8% 284 Pts
Min Avg Max
210 64-Core 289 319
19.4% 289 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 83
2-Core 156
57% 119 Pts
4-Core 313
8-Core 315
43% 314 Pts
64-Core 309
21% 309 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 82.6
2-Core 163
58% 123 Pts
4-Core 311
8-Core 295
42% 303 Pts
64-Core 311
21% 311 Pts
LGA1155, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 82.4
2-Core 155
56% 119 Pts
4-Core 253
8-Core 236
34% 244 Pts
64-Core 270
18% 270 Pts
LGA1155, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 65.2
2-Core 146
49% 106 Pts
4-Core 233
8-Core 268
34% 251 Pts
64-Core 274
18% 274 Pts
Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-2310 CPU @ 2.90GHz, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
1-Core 44.1
2-Core 103
34% 73.6 Pts
4-Core 299
8-Core 263
39% 281 Pts
64-Core 302
20% 302 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
1-Core 61.1
2-Core 94.1
38% 77.6 Pts
4-Core 125
8-Core 193
20% 159 Pts
64-Core 177
12% 177 Pts
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 24,104,585 CPUs tested.

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Gaming
Gaming 29%
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Desktop
Desktop 50%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 19%
Surfboard

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EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 46% - Average Total price: $371

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i5-2310 Processor (6M Cache, up to 3.20 GHz)
Code NameSandy Bridge
Launch DateQ2'11
Processor Numberi5-2310
# 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 Speed2.9 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency3.2 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

17 months ago.

I use it for almost 8 years with no problem


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