Average Bench: 46.3% (400th of 1206)

Based on 5,246 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000206A7, 1FABFBFF000206A7 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-2400S CPU @ 2.50GHz
Poor: 35%Average: 46.3% Great: 52%
Gaming
Gaming 46%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 49%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 25%
Surfboard

Below average average bench

The Intel Core i5-2400S averaged 53.6% 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. Single Core Mixed Speed 74.4Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 140Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-2400S is just 16.7%. 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 255Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 252Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 5,246 samples)
Min Avg Max
58.6 1-Core 74.4 85.3
109 2-Core 140 160
50.9% 107 Pts
Min Avg Max
166 4-Core 248 274
192 8-Core 252 274
34.2% 250 Pts
Min Avg Max
203 64-Core 255 276
17.1% 255 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.7 GHz (avg)
1-Core 86.5
2-Core 161
59% 124 Pts
4-Core 272
8-Core 274
37% 273 Pts
64-Core 274
18% 274 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.65 GHz (avg)
1-Core 83.7
2-Core 158
57% 121 Pts
4-Core 269
8-Core 270
37% 270 Pts
64-Core 267
18% 267 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.65 GHz (avg)
1-Core 83.9
2-Core 156
57% 120 Pts
4-Core 263
8-Core 269
36% 266 Pts
64-Core 270
18% 270 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.65 GHz (avg)
1-Core 81.7
2-Core 150
55% 116 Pts
4-Core 268
8-Core 266
37% 267 Pts
64-Core 268
18% 268 Pts
LGA1155 CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.65 GHz (avg)
1-Core 81.8
2-Core 144
54% 113 Pts
4-Core 268
8-Core 261
36% 265 Pts
64-Core 271
18% 271 Pts
U2E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz
1-Core 76
2-Core 162
55% 119 Pts
4-Core 271
8-Core 271
37% 271 Pts
64-Core 275
18% 275 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.6 GHz (avg)
1-Core 78.9
2-Core 144
53% 111 Pts
4-Core 262
8-Core 269
36% 266 Pts
64-Core 270
18% 270 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz
1-Core 75.2
2-Core 139
51% 107 Pts
4-Core 274
8-Core 274
38% 274 Pts
64-Core 273
18% 273 Pts
Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-2400S CPU @ 2.50GHz, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
1-Core 76.9
2-Core 143
52% 110 Pts
4-Core 250
8-Core 253
34% 251 Pts
64-Core 261
18% 261 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 24,129,006 CPUs tested.

 Prices

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Typical Core i5-2400S Builds (Compare 568 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 40%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 17%
Surfboard

System: HP Compaq 8200 Elite USDT PC

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 38% - Below average Total price: $246

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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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