Average Bench: 64.8% (504th of 1442)

Based on 15,623 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000206A7, 07C0A97B000206A7, 0000000000000000 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-2310 CPU @ 2.90GHz
Poor: 50%Average: 64.8% Great: 72%
Gaming
Gaming 65%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 47%
Yacht

Above average average bench

The Intel Core i5-2310 averaged 35.2% 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. Memory Latency 83Pts
Avg. Single Core Speed 76.1Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-2310 is 21.8%. 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 Speed 277Pts
Avg. Octa Core Speed 275Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 15,623 samples)
Min Avg Max
66 Memory 83 91.7
56.7 1-Core 76.1 82.9
112 2-Core 150 162
61.9% 103 Pts
Min Avg Max
171 4-Core 270 314
187 8-Core 275 314
36.3% 273 Pts
Min Avg Max
195 64-Core 277 314
17.1% 277 Pts
User Benchmarks BenchNormalHeavyServer
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
Socket 1155, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 93.9
1-Core 78
2-Core 155
67% 109 Pts
4-Core 302
8-Core 303
40% 302 Pts
64-Core 300
19% 300 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
Memory 91.4
1-Core 80.6
2-Core 159
67% 110 Pts
4-Core 304
8-Core 307
41% 306 Pts
64-Core 305
19% 305 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
Memory 88.9
1-Core 79.2
2-Core 156
65% 108 Pts
4-Core 282
8-Core 298
38% 290 Pts
64-Core 294
18% 294 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
Memory 84.3
1-Core 78.7
2-Core 155
64% 106 Pts
4-Core 298
8-Core 298
40% 298 Pts
64-Core 300
19% 300 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
Memory 81.7
1-Core 80.2
2-Core 159
63% 107 Pts
4-Core 284
8-Core 304
39% 294 Pts
64-Core 304
19% 304 Pts
XU1 PROCESSOR, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
Memory 80.5
1-Core 77.7
2-Core 153
62% 104 Pts
4-Core 282
8-Core 280
38% 281 Pts
64-Core 285
18% 285 Pts
LGA1155, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
Memory 80.5
1-Core 76.2
2-Core 149
61% 102 Pts
4-Core 228
8-Core 253
32% 241 Pts
64-Core 257
16% 257 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 78.8
1-Core 61
2-Core 117
53% 85.7 Pts
4-Core 201
8-Core 209
27% 205 Pts
64-Core 208
13% 208 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
Memory 76.2
1-Core 76.3
2-Core 98.5
54% 83.7 Pts
4-Core 156
8-Core 143
20% 149 Pts
64-Core 196
12% 196 Pts
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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

24 months ago.

I use it for almost 8 years with no problem


Good

3 years 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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