Average Bench: 55% (288th of 1143)

Based on 5,429 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000206A7, 07C0A97B000206A7, 0000000000000000 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-2310 CPU @ 2.90GHz
Poor: 41%Average: 55% Great: 61%
Gaming
Gaming 55%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat

Average average bench

The Intel Core i5-2310 averaged 44.9% 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

Quad Core Integer Speed 283Pts
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed 282Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-2310 is just 19.5%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i5-2310 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Multi Core Floating Point Speed 291Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 289Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 5,429 samples)
Min Avg Max
65.3 SC Int 77.4 83
64.5 SC Float 78.2 83.7
63.9 SC Mixed 77.6 83.2
62.2% 77.7 Pts
Min Avg Max
191 QC Int 283 317
192 QC Float 283 318
183 QC Mixed 282 316
64.1% 283 Pts
Min Avg Max
202 MC Int 290 318
204 MC Float 291 318
199 MC Mixed 289 319
43.5% 290 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
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)
SC Int 81.2
SC Float 80.9
SC Mixed 81
65% 81 Pts
QC Int 313
QC Float 311
QC Mixed 316
71% 313 Pts
MC Int 315
MC Float 318
MC Mixed 312
47% 315 Pts
LGA1155, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
SC Int 85.6
SC Float 90.3
SC Mixed 89.3
71% 88.4 Pts
QC Int 307
QC Float 288
QC Mixed 302
68% 299 Pts
MC Int 301
MC Float 301
MC Mixed 300
45% 301 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 81.5
SC Float 81.8
SC Mixed 82.8
66% 82 Pts
QC Int 310
QC Float 318
QC Mixed 310
71% 313 Pts
MC Int 311
MC Float 307
MC Mixed 311
46% 310 Pts
LGA1155, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
SC Int 84.2
SC Float 85
SC Mixed 76.4
66% 81.9 Pts
QC Int 304
QC Float 314
QC Mixed 309
70% 309 Pts
MC Int 328
MC Float 322
MC Mixed 326
49% 325 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz
SC Int 57.9
SC Float 70.3
SC Mixed 67.6
52% 65.3 Pts
QC Int 216
QC Float 250
QC Mixed 305
58% 257 Pts
MC Int 244
MC Float 304
MC Mixed 263
40% 270 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
SC Int 73.6
SC Float 76.1
SC Mixed 75.5
60% 75.1 Pts
QC Int 286
QC Float 287
QC Mixed 283
65% 285 Pts
MC Int 286
MC Float 290
MC Mixed 285
43% 287 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 2.95 GHz (avg)
SC Int 80.3
SC Float 80.9
SC Mixed 80.4
64% 80.5 Pts
QC Int 247
QC Float 294
QC Mixed 275
62% 272 Pts
MC Int 298
MC Float 294
MC Mixed 273
43% 288 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz
SC Int 78.7
SC Float 80.1
SC Mixed 79.7
64% 79.5 Pts
QC Int 298
QC Float 297
QC Mixed 233
63% 276 Pts
MC Int 306
MC Float 302
MC Mixed 308
46% 305 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 2.3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 60.3
SC Float 63.6
SC Mixed 60.7
49% 61.5 Pts
QC Int 234
QC Float 231
QC Mixed 224
52% 230 Pts
MC Int 252
MC Float 248
MC Mixed 236
37% 245 Pts
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Gaming 35%
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Desktop
Desktop 52%
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Workstation
Workstation 21%
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EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 79% - Very good Total price: $398

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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

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I use it for almost 8 years with no problem


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