Average Bench: 66.4% (394th of 1323)

Based on 15,554 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000206A7, 07C0A97B000206A7, 0000000000000000 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-2310 CPU @ 2.90GHz
Poor: 54%Average: 66.4% Great: 73%
Gaming
Gaming 66%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht

Above average average bench

The Intel Core i5-2310 averaged 33.5% 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 84.6Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 77.9Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-2310 is just 18.5%. 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 286Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 284Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 15,554 samples)
Min Avg Max
73.7 Memory 84.6 91.9
62.7 1-Core 77.9 84
113 2-Core 152 165
64.4% 105 Pts
Min Avg Max
168 4-Core 280 318
189 8-Core 284 319
38.5% 282 Pts
Min Avg Max
186 64-Core 286 319
19.2% 286 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
LGA1155, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 92.2
1-Core 92
2-Core 184
74% 123 Pts
4-Core 365
8-Core 360
50% 362 Pts
64-Core 366
25% 366 Pts
Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-2310 CPU @ 2.90GHz, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz
Memory 86.5
1-Core 86
2-Core 168
69% 113 Pts
4-Core 322
8-Core 326
44% 324 Pts
64-Core 323
22% 323 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
Memory 86.5
1-Core 83.4
2-Core 161
67% 110 Pts
4-Core 313
8-Core 310
43% 312 Pts
64-Core 310
21% 310 Pts
Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-2310 CPU @ 2.90GHz, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 84
1-Core 84
2-Core 165
67% 111 Pts
4-Core 321
8-Core 321
44% 321 Pts
64-Core 320
22% 320 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
Memory 87.5
1-Core 81.6
2-Core 157
67% 109 Pts
4-Core 300
8-Core 279
40% 289 Pts
64-Core 285
19% 285 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
Memory 81.7
1-Core 84.5
2-Core 165
66% 110 Pts
4-Core 322
8-Core 322
44% 322 Pts
64-Core 319
21% 319 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
Memory 81.2
1-Core 83.7
2-Core 164
66% 110 Pts
4-Core 316
8-Core 309
43% 312 Pts
64-Core 322
22% 322 Pts
Socket 1155, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 75.8
1-Core 67.7
2-Core 147
58% 96.7 Pts
4-Core 283
8-Core 322
41% 303 Pts
64-Core 321
22% 321 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 2.95 GHz (avg)
Memory 82.8
1-Core 76.5
2-Core 118
60% 92.6 Pts
4-Core 139
8-Core 233
24% 186 Pts
64-Core 186
12% 186 Pts
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Typical Core i5-2310 Builds (Compare 44,324 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 2%
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Desktop
Desktop 59%
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Workstation
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk

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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

3 years ago.

I use it for almost 8 years with no problem


Good

11 months ago.

its a good cpu but my pc has this cpu and a gtx 660ti and i like it too much its good for games but sometimes do bottleneck but only sometime like in heavy games like fornite gta 5 cod mw but the other things are nice!


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