Average Bench: 40.3% (383rd of 1184)

Based on 4,804 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000206A7, 1FABFBFF000206A7 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-2400S CPU @ 2.50GHz
Poor: 30%Average: 40.3% Great: 44%
Gaming
Gaming 40%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 49%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 25%
Surfboard

Below average average bench

The Intel Core i5-2400S averaged 59.7% 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 74.1Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 140Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-2400S is just 14.4%. 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 253Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,804 samples)
Min Avg Max
58.6 1-Core 74.1 85.1
112 2-Core 140 159
50.8% 107 Pts
Min Avg Max
170 4-Core 248 274
193 8-Core 253 274
34.2% 251 Pts
Min Avg Max
199 64-Core 255 276
17.1% 255 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.7 GHz (avg)
1-Core 85.2
2-Core 158
58% 122 Pts
4-Core 272
8-Core 269
37% 271 Pts
64-Core 277
19% 277 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 71.3
2-Core 136
49% 104 Pts
4-Core 266
8-Core 265
36% 265 Pts
64-Core 263
18% 263 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.6 GHz (avg)
1-Core 71.4
2-Core 139
50% 105 Pts
4-Core 266
8-Core 255
36% 260 Pts
64-Core 256
17% 256 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.6 GHz (avg)
1-Core 76.1
2-Core 138
51% 107 Pts
4-Core 260
8-Core 216
34% 238 Pts
64-Core 258
17% 258 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.65 GHz (avg)
1-Core 74.8
2-Core 142
52% 109 Pts
4-Core 246
8-Core 221
32% 233 Pts
64-Core 247
17% 247 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.6 GHz (avg)
1-Core 68.8
2-Core 126
47% 97.7 Pts
4-Core 200
8-Core 211
28% 205 Pts
64-Core 242
16% 242 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

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Typical Core i5-2400S Builds (Compare 493 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 41%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 17%
Surfboard

System: HP Compaq 8200 Elite USDT PC

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 34% - Below average Total price: $242

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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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