Average Bench: 50.8% (337th of 1196)

Based on 8,521 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000206A7, 07C0A97B000206A7, 0000000000000000 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-2310 CPU @ 2.90GHz
Poor: 38%Average: 50.8% Great: 56%
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 77.5Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 152Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-2310 is just 18%. 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 288Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 286Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 8,521 samples)
Min Avg Max
61 1-Core 77.5 83.4
117 2-Core 152 163
54.2% 115 Pts
Min Avg Max
186 4-Core 283 316
197 8-Core 286 317
38.8% 285 Pts
Min Avg Max
206 64-Core 288 318
19.3% 288 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
1-Core 80.8
2-Core 160
57% 120 Pts
4-Core 306
8-Core 310
42% 308 Pts
64-Core 314
21% 314 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 80.1
2-Core 158
56% 119 Pts
4-Core 298
8-Core 291
40% 295 Pts
64-Core 302
20% 302 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 75.8
2-Core 156
54% 116 Pts
4-Core 308
8-Core 310
42% 309 Pts
64-Core 309
21% 309 Pts
Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-2310 CPU @ 2.90GHz, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 79.8
2-Core 158
56% 119 Pts
4-Core 289
8-Core 289
40% 289 Pts
64-Core 297
20% 297 Pts
Socket 1155, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz
1-Core 78.9
2-Core 157
56% 118 Pts
4-Core 280
8-Core 283
38% 281 Pts
64-Core 284
19% 284 Pts
LGA1155, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz
1-Core 79.7
2-Core 154
55% 117 Pts
4-Core 273
8-Core 302
39% 287 Pts
64-Core 307
21% 307 Pts
LGA1155, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz
1-Core 77.2
2-Core 145
53% 111 Pts
4-Core 275
8-Core 276
38% 275 Pts
64-Core 302
20% 302 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 77.1
2-Core 138
52% 108 Pts
4-Core 256
8-Core 271
36% 263 Pts
64-Core 284
19% 284 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,858,666 CPUs tested.

 Prices

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Typical Core i5-2310 Builds (Compare 46,657 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 29%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 50%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 19%
Surfboard

Disqualified System: bin bin

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 48% - Average Total price: $354

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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

15 months ago.

I use it for almost 8 years with no problem


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