Average Bench: 63.4% (415th of 1276)

Based on 8,131 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000206A7, 1FABFBFF000206A7 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-2400S CPU @ 2.50GHz
Poor: 54%Average: 63.4% Great: 69%
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht

Above average average bench

The Intel Core i5-2400S averaged 36.6% 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 84.5Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 74.3Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-2400S is just 15.2%. 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 249Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 8,131 samples)
Min Avg Max
73.6 Memory 84.5 91.7
54.3 1-Core 74.3 85
100 2-Core 139 159
62% 99.3 Pts
Min Avg Max
169 4-Core 246 273
182 8-Core 249 273
33.8% 248 Pts
Min Avg Max
195 64-Core 252 276
16.9% 252 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.65 GHz (avg)
Memory 90.2
1-Core 79.9
2-Core 147
66% 106 Pts
4-Core 266
8-Core 260
36% 263 Pts
64-Core 263
18% 263 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.65 GHz (avg)
Memory 90.5
1-Core 80.3
2-Core 147
66% 106 Pts
4-Core 255
8-Core 264
35% 259 Pts
64-Core 265
18% 265 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 86.7
1-Core 76.4
2-Core 146
64% 103 Pts
4-Core 259
8-Core 267
36% 263 Pts
64-Core 267
18% 267 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Memory 80.9
1-Core 68.5
2-Core 136
59% 95.2 Pts
4-Core 268
8-Core 274
37% 271 Pts
64-Core 272
18% 272 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 86.7
1-Core 64.2
2-Core 130
59% 93.7 Pts
4-Core 204
8-Core 231
29% 218 Pts
64-Core 184
12% 184 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 81.7
1-Core 65.9
2-Core 120
57% 89.1 Pts
4-Core 216
8-Core 217
30% 216 Pts
64-Core 256
17% 256 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 54.6
1-Core 36.6
2-Core 69.3
35% 53.5 Pts
4-Core 118
8-Core 150
18% 134 Pts
64-Core 138
9% 138 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 38,942,324 CPUs tested.

 Prices

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Typical Core i5-2400S Builds (Compare 318 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: 57% - 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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Poor

1 month ago.

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


Average

10 months ago.

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


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