Average Bench: 63.5% (443rd of 1316)

Based on 8,838 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000206A7, 1FABFBFF000206A7 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-2400S CPU @ 2.50GHz
Poor: 52%Average: 63.5% Great: 69%
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht

Above average average bench

The Intel Core i5-2400S averaged 36.5% 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 84.5Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 74.9Pts

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 Mixed Speed 252Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 251Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 8,838 samples)
Min Avg Max
73.3 Memory 84.5 91.5
58.5 1-Core 74.9 85.3
105 2-Core 140 160
62.3% 99.9 Pts
Min Avg Max
157 4-Core 247 274
182 8-Core 251 273
34% 249 Pts
Min Avg Max
184 64-Core 252 276
16.9% 252 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
LGA1155, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.7 GHz (avg)
Memory 92.5
1-Core 85.3
2-Core 157
69% 112 Pts
4-Core 277
8-Core 278
38% 278 Pts
64-Core 275
18% 275 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz
Memory 90.8
1-Core 75.7
2-Core 145
65% 104 Pts
4-Core 271
8-Core 271
37% 271 Pts
64-Core 270
18% 270 Pts
Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-2400S CPU @ 2.50GHz, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 84.7
1-Core 85.1
2-Core 140
65% 103 Pts
4-Core 273
8-Core 266
37% 269 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 84.8
1-Core 84.2
2-Core 152
66% 107 Pts
4-Core 269
8-Core 269
37% 269 Pts
64-Core 268
18% 268 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.7 GHz (avg)
Memory 84.2
1-Core 85.4
2-Core 154
66% 108 Pts
4-Core 270
8-Core 270
37% 270 Pts
64-Core 277
19% 277 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.65 GHz (avg)
Memory 83.5
1-Core 79
2-Core 139
63% 100 Pts
4-Core 260
8-Core 266
36% 263 Pts
64-Core 269
18% 269 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 78.4
1-Core 76.7
2-Core 130
59% 94.9 Pts
4-Core 264
8-Core 267
36% 266 Pts
64-Core 274
18% 274 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 81.6
1-Core 67.8
2-Core 137
59% 95.4 Pts
4-Core 202
8-Core 205
28% 204 Pts
64-Core 216
14% 216 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 0.85 GHz (avg)
Memory 87
1-Core 54.1
2-Core 66.3
50% 69.1 Pts
4-Core 51.3
8-Core 52.7
7% 52 Pts
64-Core 53
4% 53 Pts
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Typical Core i5-2400S Builds (Compare 442 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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1 day 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

7 months ago.

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


Average

16 months ago.

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


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