Average Bench: 60.4% (577th of 1442)

Based on 10,987 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000206A7, 1FABFBFF000206A7 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-2400S CPU @ 2.50GHz
Poor: 46%Average: 60.4% Great: 68%
Gaming
Gaming 60%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat

Above average average bench

The Intel Core i5-2400S averaged 39.6% 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 81.1Pts
Avg. Single Core Speed 70.6Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-2400S is 22%. 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 238Pts
Avg. Octa Core Speed 236Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 10,987 samples)
Min Avg Max
62.3 Memory 81.1 91.4
41.3 1-Core 70.6 84.5
86.8 2-Core 133 157
58.1% 95 Pts
Min Avg Max
133 4-Core 230 272
156 8-Core 236 271
31.1% 233 Pts
Min Avg Max
156 64-Core 238 271
14.7% 238 Pts
User Benchmarks BenchNormalHeavyServer
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
U2E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.65 GHz (avg)
Memory 88.7
1-Core 77.7
2-Core 144
63% 103 Pts
4-Core 259
8-Core 262
35% 260 Pts
64-Core 261
16% 261 Pts
U2E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.65 GHz (avg)
Memory 87
1-Core 75.8
2-Core 139
62% 101 Pts
4-Core 259
8-Core 266
35% 263 Pts
64-Core 265
16% 265 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 84.3
1-Core 75.4
2-Core 140
61% 99.8 Pts
4-Core 256
8-Core 258
34% 257 Pts
64-Core 259
16% 259 Pts
LGA1155 CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.65 GHz (avg)
Memory 82.8
1-Core 79
2-Core 147
62% 103 Pts
4-Core 261
8-Core 261
35% 261 Pts
64-Core 263
16% 263 Pts
U2E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.65 GHz (avg)
Memory 82.3
1-Core 76.7
2-Core 138
60% 98.9 Pts
4-Core 253
8-Core 250
34% 251 Pts
64-Core 256
16% 256 Pts
LGA1155, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 80
1-Core 69.5
2-Core 134
58% 94.4 Pts
4-Core 257
8-Core 258
34% 257 Pts
64-Core 257
16% 257 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 82.9
1-Core 72.1
2-Core 132
59% 95.8 Pts
4-Core 224
8-Core 258
32% 241 Pts
64-Core 241
15% 241 Pts
LGA1155, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 81.8
1-Core 69.8
2-Core 135
58% 95.4 Pts
4-Core 233
8-Core 233
31% 233 Pts
64-Core 234
14% 234 Pts
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Gaming
Gaming 3%
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Desktop
Desktop 55%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 3%
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System: HP Compaq 8200 Elite USDT PC

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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

1 month ago.

I am Use This Prossecer For My Gaming And Video Editing But Awsomely Theres Good Performance I Can Give It 95% Because This Is Not Very High Performance Than but Still Best Thanks


Poor

3 years ago.

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


Average

4 years ago.

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


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