Average Bench: 64% (439th of 1369)

more Based on 19,722 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000206A7, BFEBFBFF000306A9, 0000000000000000, 0FABFBFF000206A7, 1FABFBFF000206A7, BFEBFBFF000206A6 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-2300 CPU @ 2.80GHz
Poor: 50%Average: 64% Great: 71%
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 47%
Yacht

Above average average bench

The Intel Core i5-2300 averaged 35.9% 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 83.8Pts
Avg. Single Core Speed 73.3Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-2300 is 21%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i5-2300 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Speed 265Pts
Avg. Octa Core Speed 264Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 19,722 samples)
Min Avg Max
71 Memory 83.8 91.7
54.9 1-Core 73.3 80.4
102 2-Core 143 157
60.8% 100 Pts
Min Avg Max
157 4-Core 257 303
173 8-Core 264 304
34.8% 261 Pts
Min Avg Max
173 64-Core 265 303
16.4% 265 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
Socket 1155, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 88.8
1-Core 75.4
2-Core 149
64% 105 Pts
4-Core 266
8-Core 272
36% 269 Pts
64-Core 276
17% 276 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 88
1-Core 72.3
2-Core 144
62% 101 Pts
4-Core 252
8-Core 270
34% 261 Pts
64-Core 258
16% 258 Pts
LGA1155, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 84.8
1-Core 77.8
2-Core 156
64% 106 Pts
4-Core 244
8-Core 261
33% 253 Pts
64-Core 263
16% 263 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 77.5
1-Core 78.9
2-Core 155
61% 104 Pts
4-Core 242
8-Core 270
34% 256 Pts
64-Core 272
17% 272 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 71.7
1-Core 71.3
2-Core 136
56% 93 Pts
4-Core 215
8-Core 196
28% 206 Pts
64-Core 211
13% 211 Pts
LGA1155, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 54.7
1-Core 63.8
2-Core 131
48% 83 Pts
4-Core 192
8-Core 218
27% 205 Pts
64-Core 170
11% 170 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 57,262,875 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i5-2300 Builds (Compare 15,495 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 7%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 6%
Tree trunk

Disqualified System: bin bin

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 30% - Poor Total price: $18

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i5-2300 Processor (6M Cache, up to 3.10 GHz)
Code NameSandy Bridge
Launch DateQ1'11
Processor Numberi5-2300
# of Cores4
# of Threads4
Cache6 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.1/4.2, AVX
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography32 nm
Recommended Price$187.00
Clock Speed2.8 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency3.1 GHz
Bus Speed5 GT/s DMI
Max TDP95 W
Expected DiscontinuanceQ2'2012

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

24 months ago.

je l'ai depuis 2011 et honnetement il tient bien


Good

8 months ago.

Very good for gaming. The intagrated graphics are okay I guess they run youtube video at 4k at about 30 fps or so. Really good budget chip.


Poor

21 months ago.

my old cpu


Average

2 years ago.

Good for an old, silent PC


Excellent

2 years ago.

I have it in my PC right now. I paired it with a Nvidia GT 1030 2GB GDDR5 And they work flawlessly. It's a great CPU For budget gaming and pretty heavy office work. Very fast on Windows 10 Pro, The integrated graphics will get you by with things like YouTube and Very VERY Light games.


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