Average Bench: 63.7% (412th of 1265)

Based on 7,166 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000206A7, 1FABFBFF000206A7 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-2400S CPU @ 2.50GHz
Poor: 54%Average: 63.7% 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 36.2% 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 85.5Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 73.8Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-2400S is just 14.8%. 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 250Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 248Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 7,166 samples)
Min Avg Max
74.9 Memory 85.5 91.7
54.6 1-Core 73.8 84.8
101 2-Core 138 157
62.1% 99.1 Pts
Min Avg Max
161 4-Core 244 273
176 8-Core 248 273
33.6% 246 Pts
Min Avg Max
172 64-Core 250 275
16.8% 250 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.65 GHz (avg)
Memory 91.8
1-Core 84.3
2-Core 147
68% 108 Pts
4-Core 273
8-Core 273
37% 273 Pts
64-Core 273
18% 273 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.65 GHz (avg)
Memory 89.7
1-Core 78.8
2-Core 156
67% 108 Pts
4-Core 271
8-Core 271
37% 271 Pts
64-Core 267
18% 267 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 88.2
1-Core 72.9
2-Core 142
63% 101 Pts
4-Core 267
8-Core 264
36% 266 Pts
64-Core 265
18% 265 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.65 GHz (avg)
Memory 84.1
1-Core 78.1
2-Core 146
64% 103 Pts
4-Core 271
8-Core 262
37% 267 Pts
64-Core 262
18% 262 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.7 GHz (avg)
Memory 82.3
1-Core 83.8
2-Core 156
65% 107 Pts
4-Core 275
8-Core 267
37% 271 Pts
64-Core 276
19% 276 Pts
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Typical Core i5-2400S Builds (Compare 216 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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6 months ago.

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


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