Average Bench: 67.1% (345th of 1276)

Based on 12,675 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000206A7, 07C0A97B000206A7, 0000000000000000 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-2310 CPU @ 2.90GHz
Poor: 56%Average: 67.1% Great: 73%
Gaming 67%
Battle cruiser
Desktop 71%
Workstation 49%

Above average average bench

The Intel Core i5-2310 averaged 32.8% 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.


Avg. Memory Latency 85.8Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 77.9Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-2310 is just 17.1%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i5-2310 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 286Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 285Pts

Average Bench

(Based on 12,675 samples)
Min Avg Max
75.4 Memory 85.8 92.2
68.2 1-Core 77.9 83.7
125 2-Core 152 163
64.8% 105 Pts
Min Avg Max
188 4-Core 282 316
201 8-Core 285 317
38.7% 283 Pts
Min Avg Max
198 64-Core 286 319
19.2% 286 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 91.3
1-Core 80.6
2-Core 160
68% 111 Pts
4-Core 303
8-Core 314
42% 308 Pts
64-Core 315
21% 315 Pts
LGA1155 CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
Memory 86
1-Core 83.1
2-Core 163
67% 111 Pts
4-Core 316
8-Core 309
43% 312 Pts
64-Core 319
21% 319 Pts
LGA1155, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
Memory 83.8
1-Core 83
2-Core 162
66% 110 Pts
4-Core 314
8-Core 311
43% 312 Pts
64-Core 314
21% 314 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
Memory 82.9
1-Core 80.1
2-Core 153
64% 105 Pts
4-Core 304
8-Core 303
42% 303 Pts
64-Core 304
20% 304 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 85.9
1-Core 76.6
2-Core 152
65% 105 Pts
4-Core 258
8-Core 304
38% 281 Pts
64-Core 304
20% 304 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 14,272,982 GHz (avg)
Memory 80.1
1-Core 77
2-Core 160
64% 106 Pts
4-Core 254
8-Core 280
36% 267 Pts
64-Core 291
20% 291 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
Memory 82.4
1-Core 65
2-Core 123
57% 90.2 Pts
4-Core 102
8-Core 191
18% 146 Pts
64-Core 221
15% 221 Pts
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 38,942,962 CPUs tested.


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Gaming 2%
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Desktop 59%
Workstation 2%
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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


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


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 Size37.5mm x 37.5mm
Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedLGA1155

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
Trusted Execution TechNo


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2 years ago.

I use it for almost 8 years with no problem


1 month 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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