Average Bench: 63.3% (447th of 1314)

Based on 7,658 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000206A7, 1FABFBFF000206A7 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-2400S CPU @ 2.50GHz
Poor: 51%Average: 63.3% Great: 69%
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht

Above average average bench

The Intel Core i5-2400S averaged 36.6% 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 84.3Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 74.5Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-2400S is just 17.4%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i5-2400S performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 252Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 250Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 7,658 samples)
Min Avg Max
72.2 Memory 84.3 91.7
57.1 1-Core 74.5 85.3
107 2-Core 140 160
62% 99.5 Pts
Min Avg Max
156 4-Core 247 274
180 8-Core 250 274
33.9% 249 Pts
Min Avg Max
190 64-Core 252 276
16.9% 252 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 2.5 GHz
Memory 91.5
1-Core 83.7
2-Core 151
68% 109 Pts
4-Core 271
8-Core 269
37% 270 Pts
64-Core 266
18% 266 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.65 GHz (avg)
Memory 90.2
1-Core 78.4
2-Core 141
65% 103 Pts
4-Core 266
8-Core 269
37% 268 Pts
64-Core 264
18% 264 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.65 GHz (avg)
Memory 88.8
1-Core 84.1
2-Core 158
68% 110 Pts
4-Core 273
8-Core 266
37% 270 Pts
64-Core 266
18% 266 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.65 GHz (avg)
Memory 88.4
1-Core 79.8
2-Core 146
65% 105 Pts
4-Core 271
8-Core 270
37% 271 Pts
64-Core 272
18% 272 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.65 GHz (avg)
Memory 88.2
1-Core 78.3
2-Core 144
65% 104 Pts
4-Core 255
8-Core 253
35% 254 Pts
64-Core 257
17% 257 Pts
LGA1155 CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.65 GHz (avg)
Memory 83.9
1-Core 84.4
2-Core 153
66% 107 Pts
4-Core 270
8-Core 271
37% 271 Pts
64-Core 266
18% 266 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 78.7
1-Core 67.1
2-Core 134
58% 93.2 Pts
4-Core 210
8-Core 224
29% 216 Pts
64-Core 246
16% 246 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 82.1
1-Core 73.2
2-Core 121
59% 92 Pts
4-Core 142
8-Core 177
21% 160 Pts
64-Core 192
13% 192 Pts
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Typical Core i5-2400S Builds (Compare 394 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 2%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 57%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk

System: HP Compaq 8200 Elite USDT PC

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 56% - Above average Total price: $365

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i5-2400S Processor (6M Cache, up to 3.30 GHz)
Code NameSandy Bridge
Launch DateQ1'11
Processor Numberi5-2400S
# 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 Speed2.5 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency3.3 GHz
Bus Speed5 GT/s DMI
Max TDP65 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)Yes
VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)Yes
vPro TechYes
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 TechYes

 Comments

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3 months ago.

It is outstanding in gaming, works amazing when clocked to 2.7 GHz, doesn’t need a GPU to help it but using a GPU will help a lot. You can run Minecraft 1.8.9 in Fancy mode and it gets a lot of FPS. I usually get around 60 or more FPS while playing on 1.16.5 and newer versions.


Poor

5 months ago.

I have it and its realllly bad it like always has 100% cpu usage when playing any kind of game


Average

14 months ago.

I use it on iMac 2011 and it’s ok, fast for most tasks.


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