Average Bench: 63.6% (451st of 1323)

Based on 10,056 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000206A7, 1FABFBFF000206A7 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-2400S CPU @ 2.50GHz
Poor: 52%Average: 63.6% Great: 69%
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht

Above average average bench

The Intel Core i5-2400S averaged 36.3% 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 84.4Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 75.5Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-2400S is just 16.9%. 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 253Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 252Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 10,056 samples)
Min Avg Max
71.9 Memory 84.4 91.8
57.6 1-Core 75.5 85.6
106 2-Core 141 162
62.5% 100 Pts
Min Avg Max
163 4-Core 249 274
175 8-Core 252 274
34.2% 250 Pts
Min Avg Max
184 64-Core 253 276
17% 253 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 2.65 GHz (avg)
Memory 92.2
1-Core 74.4
2-Core 162
67% 109 Pts
4-Core 269
8-Core 275
37% 272 Pts
64-Core 278
19% 278 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.7 GHz (avg)
Memory 86.7
1-Core 85.7
2-Core 162
68% 112 Pts
4-Core 278
8-Core 277
38% 277 Pts
64-Core 279
19% 279 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.65 GHz (avg)
Memory 88.4
1-Core 86.9
2-Core 148
67% 108 Pts
4-Core 262
8-Core 275
36% 269 Pts
64-Core 276
18% 276 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 82.1
1-Core 67
2-Core 134
59% 94.4 Pts
4-Core 261
8-Core 267
36% 264 Pts
64-Core 263
18% 263 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.65 GHz (avg)
Memory 78.9
1-Core 79.9
2-Core 147
62% 102 Pts
4-Core 259
8-Core 247
35% 253 Pts
64-Core 240
16% 240 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 85.5
1-Core 64.1
2-Core 125
58% 91.5 Pts
4-Core 220
8-Core 193
29% 206 Pts
64-Core 212
14% 212 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 81.5
1-Core 70.8
2-Core 130
59% 93.9 Pts
4-Core 229
8-Core 251
32% 240 Pts
64-Core 256
17% 256 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 80.6
1-Core 65
2-Core 127
57% 91 Pts
4-Core 170
8-Core 195
24% 183 Pts
64-Core 205
14% 205 Pts
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Typical Core i5-2400S Builds (Compare 509 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: 58% - Above average Total price: $358

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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.

lol i have i5 4570s and its 90 dollors and this 330 dollors performance is the worst why intel!


Poor

11 months ago.

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


Average

21 months ago.

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


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