Average Bench: 71% (305th of 1316)

Based on 193 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000206A7 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-2450P CPU @ 3.20GHz
Poor: 56%Average: 71% Great: 80%
Gaming
Gaming 71%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht

Good average bench

The Intel Core i5-2450P averaged 28.9% 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

Avg. Memory Latency 88.1Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 85.7Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-2450P is 24%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i5-2450P performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 320Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 316Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 193 samples)
Min Avg Max
75.4 Memory 88.1 94.9
56.3 1-Core 85.7 100
110 2-Core 167 200
69.2% 114 Pts
Min Avg Max
179 4-Core 313 389
211 8-Core 316 388
43% 315 Pts
Min Avg Max
162 64-Core 320 388
21.5% 320 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 3.2 GHz
Memory 95.7
1-Core 91.3
2-Core 181
75% 123 Pts
4-Core 348
8-Core 337
47% 342 Pts
64-Core 356
24% 356 Pts
LGA1155, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 91.5
1-Core 89.5
2-Core 176
72% 119 Pts
4-Core 342
8-Core 341
47% 341 Pts
64-Core 336
22% 336 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 84.2
1-Core 92.5
2-Core 184
72% 120 Pts
4-Core 361
8-Core 368
50% 365 Pts
64-Core 368
25% 368 Pts
LGA1155, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 86.1
1-Core 91.6
2-Core 179
71% 119 Pts
4-Core 347
8-Core 347
47% 347 Pts
64-Core 346
23% 346 Pts
Socket 1155, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 86.4
1-Core 89
2-Core 176
70% 117 Pts
4-Core 343
8-Core 346
47% 344 Pts
64-Core 344
23% 344 Pts
Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-2450P CPU @ 3.20GHz, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 79
1-Core 82.5
2-Core 165
65% 109 Pts
4-Core 319
8-Core 307
43% 313 Pts
64-Core 287
19% 287 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 44,009,478 CPUs tested.

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Typical Core i5-2450P Builds (Compare 1,659 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 6%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 6%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Asus P8H67-M PRO

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 56% - Above average Total price: $361

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i5-2450P Processor (6M Cache, up to 3.50 GHz)
Code NameSandy Bridge
Launch DateQ1'12
Processor Numberi5-2450P
# of Cores4
# of Threads4
Cache6 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.1/4.2, AVX
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography32 nm
Recommended Price$205.00
Clock Speed3.2 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency3.5 GHz
Bus Speed5 GT/s DMI
Max TDP95 W
Expected DiscontinuanceQ1'2013

Graphics

Wireless DisplayNo
Quick Sync VideoYes
InTru 3D TechNo
Clear Video HD TechNo
Intel InsiderNo
Flexible Display InterfaceNo

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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