Average Bench: 66% (396th of 1316)

Based on 14,727 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000206A7, 07C0A97B000206A7, 0000000000000000 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-2310 CPU @ 2.90GHz
Poor: 52%Average: 66% Great: 73%
Gaming
Gaming 66%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht

Above average average bench

The Intel Core i5-2310 averaged 33.9% 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 84.4Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 77.6Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-2310 is 21.1%. 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 282Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 280Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 14,727 samples)
Min Avg Max
71.3 Memory 84.4 92.1
59.7 1-Core 77.6 84
109 2-Core 151 164
64.1% 104 Pts
Min Avg Max
150 4-Core 277 318
152 8-Core 280 318
38% 278 Pts
Min Avg Max
149 64-Core 282 320
18.9% 282 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 2.9 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
Memory 88.6
1-Core 82.3
2-Core 158
67% 110 Pts
4-Core 302
8-Core 288
41% 295 Pts
64-Core 269
18% 269 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
Memory 85.7
1-Core 80.4
2-Core 161
66% 109 Pts
4-Core 312
8-Core 313
43% 312 Pts
64-Core 311
21% 311 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
Memory 85.8
1-Core 81.6
2-Core 160
67% 109 Pts
4-Core 299
8-Core 284
40% 292 Pts
64-Core 294
20% 294 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz
Memory 92.1
1-Core 75.7
2-Core 152
66% 107 Pts
4-Core 254
8-Core 289
36% 271 Pts
64-Core 294
20% 294 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
Memory 82.5
1-Core 80.8
2-Core 160
65% 108 Pts
4-Core 303
8-Core 312
42% 307 Pts
64-Core 310
21% 310 Pts
LGA1155, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
Memory 92.3
1-Core 81.7
2-Core 161
69% 112 Pts
4-Core 239
8-Core 274
34% 257 Pts
64-Core 313
21% 313 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
Memory 80.3
1-Core 71
2-Core 146
61% 99 Pts
4-Core 262
8-Core 264
36% 263 Pts
64-Core 258
17% 258 Pts
Socket 1155, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 83.6
1-Core 67.5
2-Core 105
56% 85.3 Pts
4-Core 215
8-Core 226
30% 221 Pts
64-Core 273
18% 273 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 45,063,040 CPUs tested.

 Prices

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Gaming
Gaming 2%
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Desktop
Desktop 58%
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Workstation
Workstation 2%
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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

2 years ago.

I use it for almost 8 years with no problem


Good

7 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!


Good

8 months ago.

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