Average Bench: 28.4% (739th of 1196)

Based on 8,302 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF00020652, , 0000000000000000 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5 CPU M 430 @ 2.27GHz

Very poor average bench

The Intel Core i5 M 430 averaged 71.6% 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 52.7Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 92.9Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5 M 430 is just 14.7%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i5 M 430 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 134Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 133Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 8,302 samples)
Min Avg Max
27.9 1-Core 52.7 60.6
48.5 2-Core 92.9 116
35% 72.8 Pts
Min Avg Max
70.9 4-Core 131 154
69.6 8-Core 133 155
18% 132 Pts
Min Avg Max
72.9 64-Core 134 155
9% 134 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
N/A, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.25 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
1-Core 60.7
2-Core 108
40% 84.3 Pts
4-Core 155
8-Core 155
21% 155 Pts
64-Core 154
10% 154 Pts
U2E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.25 GHz, turbo 2.45 GHz (avg)
1-Core 58.3
2-Core 103
39% 80.8 Pts
4-Core 146
8-Core 147
20% 147 Pts
64-Core 145
10% 145 Pts
None, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.25 GHz, turbo 2.4 GHz (avg)
1-Core 60.4
2-Core 97.6
38% 79 Pts
4-Core 141
8-Core 144
19% 142 Pts
64-Core 144
10% 144 Pts
N/A, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.25 GHz
1-Core 52.6
2-Core 89
34% 70.8 Pts
4-Core 138
8-Core 156
20% 147 Pts
64-Core 153
10% 153 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.25 GHz
1-Core 48.4
2-Core 98.9
34% 73.7 Pts
4-Core 125
8-Core 134
18% 130 Pts
64-Core 142
10% 142 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,859,541 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i5 M 430 Builds (Compare 11,630 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 34%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 15%
Tree trunk

System: HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook PC

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 18% - Very poor Total price: $70

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i5-430M Processor (3M Cache, 2.26 GHz)
Code NameArrandale
Launch DateQ1'10
Processor Numberi5-430M
# of Cores2
# of Threads4
Cache3 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.1/4.2
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography32 nm
Recommended PriceN/A
Clock Speed2.26 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency2.53 GHz
Bus Speed2.5 GT/s DMI
Max TDP35 W

Graphics

Processor GraphicsIntel® HD Graphics
Graphics Base Frequency500 MHz
# of Displays Supported2
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency766 MHz
Clear Video HD TechYes
Flexible Display InterfaceYes
Clear Video Tech for MIDYes
Macrovision License RequiredNo

Memory

Max Memory Size8 GB
Memory TypesDDR3 800/1066
Memory Channels2
Memory Bandwidth17.1 GB/s
Physical Address Extensions36-bit
ECC Memory SupportedNo

Expansion Options

PCI Express Revision2.0
PCI Express Configurations1x16
Max # of PCI Express Lanes16

Data Protection

AES New InstructionsNo

Advanced Technologies

Virtualization Tech (VT-x)Yes
Intel 64Yes
Idle StatesYes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® TechYes
Thermal Monitoring TechnologiesYes
Turbo Boost Tech1.0
Hyper-Threading TechYes
Virtualization for Directed I/O (VT-d)No
VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)Yes
vPro TechNo
Fast Memory AccessYes
Flex Memory AccessYes

Package

Package SizerPGA 37.5mmx 37.5mm, BGA 34mmx28mm
Graphics and IMC Lithography45 nm
Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedBGA1288, PGA988
Processing Die Size81 mm2
# of Processing Die Transistors382 million
Graphics and IMC Die Size114 mm2
# of Graphics and IMC Die Transistors177 million

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
Trusted Execution TechNo

 Comments

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7 months ago.

This CPU still holds up after nine years, and is suitable for general tasks such as video streaming. I use it with Linux Mint to run my home server and it is a great upgrade from my Pentium T4300.


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