Average Bench: 66.9% (350th of 1265)

Based on 11,373 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000206A7, 07C0A97B000206A7, 0000000000000000 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-2310 CPU @ 2.90GHz
Poor: 54%Average: 66.9% Great: 73%
Gaming
Gaming 67%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht

Above average average bench

The Intel Core i5-2310 averaged 33.0% 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 86Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 77.2Pts

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 284Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 283Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 11,373 samples)
Min Avg Max
72.7 Memory 86 92.1
62.2 1-Core 77.2 83.6
113 2-Core 151 163
64.6% 105 Pts
Min Avg Max
176 4-Core 278 316
187 8-Core 283 316
38.2% 280 Pts
Min Avg Max
184 64-Core 284 318
19.1% 284 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 GHz (avg)
Memory 92.2
1-Core 82.7
2-Core 162
69% 112 Pts
4-Core 313
8-Core 314
43% 313 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
Memory 92.1
1-Core 82.2
2-Core 154
68% 109 Pts
4-Core 301
8-Core 314
42% 307 Pts
64-Core 305
20% 305 Pts
LGA1155, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
Memory 89.2
1-Core 82.9
2-Core 162
68% 111 Pts
4-Core 314
8-Core 298
42% 306 Pts
64-Core 318
21% 318 Pts
LGA1155, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
Memory 87.4
1-Core 80.2
2-Core 160
67% 109 Pts
4-Core 306
8-Core 292
41% 299 Pts
64-Core 315
21% 315 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
Memory 83.7
1-Core 81.4
2-Core 161
66% 109 Pts
4-Core 312
8-Core 283
41% 298 Pts
64-Core 279
19% 279 Pts
LGA1155, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz
Memory 90.2
1-Core 78.8
2-Core 136
65% 102 Pts
4-Core 258
8-Core 311
38% 284 Pts
64-Core 311
21% 311 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
Memory 77.8
1-Core 81.7
2-Core 162
64% 107 Pts
4-Core 314
8-Core 314
43% 314 Pts
64-Core 313
21% 313 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 33,635,424 CPUs tested.

 Prices

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Typical Core i5-2310 Builds (Compare 19,655 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 2%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 59%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk

Disqualified System: bin bin

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $159

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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


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