Average Bench: 49.6% (339th of 1143)

Based on 3,132 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000206A7, 1FABFBFF000206A7 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-2400S CPU @ 2.50GHz
Poor: 38%Average: 49.6% Great: 55%
Gaming
Gaming 50%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 51%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 30%
Raft

Below average average bench

The Intel Core i5-2400S averaged 50.4% 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

Single Core Integer Speed 73.5Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 73.5Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-2400S is just 16.8%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i5-2400S performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Multi Core Floating Point Speed 256Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 255Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,132 samples)
Min Avg Max
59.2 SC Int 73.5 84.6
57.5 SC Float 73.7 85.6
56.4 SC Mixed 73.5 85
58.9% 73.6 Pts
Min Avg Max
176 QC Int 248 274
180 QC Float 250 275
178 QC Mixed 248 274
56.4% 249 Pts
Min Avg Max
204 MC Int 256 275
202 MC Float 256 276
197 MC Mixed 255 276
38.4% 256 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
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)
SC Int 85.9
SC Float 86
SC Mixed 86.4
69% 86.1 Pts
QC Int 273
QC Float 275
QC Mixed 273
62% 274 Pts
MC Int 274
MC Float 276
MC Mixed 273
41% 274 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz
SC Int 83.6
SC Float 85.7
SC Mixed 85.4
68% 84.9 Pts
QC Int 274
QC Float 275
QC Mixed 273
62% 274 Pts
MC Int 274
MC Float 275
MC Mixed 274
41% 274 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.65 GHz (avg)
SC Int 82.6
SC Float 85.2
SC Mixed 84.1
67% 84 Pts
QC Int 195
QC Float 259
QC Mixed 267
54% 240 Pts
MC Int 274
MC Float 272
MC Mixed 270
41% 272 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.55 GHz (avg)
SC Int 72.3
SC Float 74.1
SC Mixed 75.1
59% 73.8 Pts
QC Int 261
QC Float 253
QC Mixed 252
58% 255 Pts
MC Int 258
MC Float 253
MC Mixed 258
38% 256 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.65 GHz (avg)
SC Int 75.9
SC Float 71.3
SC Mixed 80.6
61% 75.9 Pts
QC Int 252
QC Float 256
QC Mixed 241
57% 250 Pts
MC Int 253
MC Float 269
MC Mixed 263
39% 262 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.6 GHz (avg)
SC Int 66.9
SC Float 67.6
SC Mixed 66.8
54% 67.1 Pts
QC Int 186
QC Float 196
QC Mixed 197
44% 193 Pts
MC Int 223
MC Float 252
MC Mixed 212
34% 229 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.6 GHz (avg)
SC Int 66.7
SC Float 67.5
SC Mixed 67.4
54% 67.2 Pts
QC Int 140
QC Float 262
QC Mixed 153
42% 185 Pts
MC Int 199
MC Float 190
MC Mixed 205
30% 198 Pts
CPU Socket #0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
SC Int 61.5
SC Float 64.4
SC Mixed 59.8
50% 61.9 Pts
QC Int 129
QC Float 126
QC Mixed 127
29% 127 Pts
MC Int 136
MC Float 138
MC Mixed 130
20% 135 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 1.6 GHz (avg)
SC Int 41.3
SC Float 42.4
SC Mixed 42.3
34% 42 Pts
QC Int 168
QC Float 160
QC Mixed 139
35% 156 Pts
MC Int 171
MC Float 172
MC Mixed 168
26% 170 Pts
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Typical Core i5-2400S Builds (Compare 312 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
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Desktop
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 18%
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System: HP Compaq 8200 Elite USDT PC

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 55% - Above average Total price: $237

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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

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