Average Bench: 62.7% (502nd of 1369)

Based on 10,826 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000206A7, 1FABFBFF000206A7 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-2400S CPU @ 2.50GHz
Poor: 52%Average: 62.7% Great: 69%
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Yacht

Above average average bench

The Intel Core i5-2400S averaged 37.3% 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 83.7Pts
Avg. Single Core Speed 72.7Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-2400S is just 17%. 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 Speed 247Pts
Avg. Octa Core Speed 246Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 10,826 samples)
Min Avg Max
72.2 Memory 83.7 91.5
47.2 1-Core 72.7 84.8
90.7 2-Core 137 158
59.9% 97.7 Pts
Min Avg Max
155 4-Core 243 272
172 8-Core 246 272
32.6% 244 Pts
Min Avg Max
168 64-Core 247 272
15.3% 247 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, turbo 2.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 89
1-Core 71.6
2-Core 138
62% 99.5 Pts
4-Core 234
8-Core 245
32% 239 Pts
64-Core 218
14% 218 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 84.1
1-Core 77.6
2-Core 140
62% 101 Pts
4-Core 242
8-Core 252
33% 247 Pts
64-Core 248
15% 248 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 83.3
1-Core 45.9
2-Core 133
53% 87.5 Pts
4-Core 222
8-Core 227
30% 224 Pts
64-Core 216
13% 216 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.65 GHz (avg)
Memory 76.2
1-Core 79.2
2-Core 142
59% 99 Pts
4-Core 261
8-Core 260
35% 260 Pts
64-Core 259
16% 259 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 80.2
1-Core 70.3
2-Core 135
58% 95 Pts
4-Core 208
8-Core 224
28% 216 Pts
64-Core 217
13% 217 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 89.2
1-Core 66.8
2-Core 128
59% 94.7 Pts
4-Core 141
8-Core 208
22% 175 Pts
64-Core 225
14% 225 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 78.2
1-Core 71
2-Core 135
58% 94.8 Pts
4-Core 199
8-Core 218
28% 208 Pts
64-Core 223
14% 223 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 77.1
1-Core 67.2
2-Core 116
54% 86.7 Pts
4-Core 157
8-Core 169
22% 163 Pts
64-Core 220
14% 220 Pts
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Typical Core i5-2400S Builds (Compare 192 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 2%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 56%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk

System: HP Compaq 8200 Elite USDT PC

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 64% - Good Total price: $230

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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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Poor

23 months ago.

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


Average

2 years ago.

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


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