Average Bench: 33.1% (627th of 1143)

Based on 7,152 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF00020655 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5 CPU M 480 @ 2.67GHz
Poor: 18%Average: 33.1% Great: 39%
Gaming
Gaming 33%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 39%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 20%
Surfboard

Poor average bench

The Intel Core i5 M 480 averaged 66.8% 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 Floating Point Speed 63.4Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 61Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5 M 480 is 21%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i5 M 480 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Multi Core Floating Point Speed 157Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 152Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 7,152 samples)
Min Avg Max
26.9 SC Int 58.7 68.1
29.2 SC Float 63.4 73.8
28 SC Mixed 61 71.2
48.8% 61 Pts
Min Avg Max
69.1 QC Int 142 170
75.3 QC Float 151 181
71 QC Mixed 147 177
33.2% 147 Pts
Min Avg Max
71.5 MC Int 147 170
75.9 MC Float 157 182
73.8 MC Mixed 152 177
22.7% 152 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPU, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.65 GHz, turbo 2.75 GHz (avg)
SC Int 68.6
SC Float 73.9
SC Mixed 71.5
57% 71.3 Pts
QC Int 151
QC Float 167
QC Mixed 167
37% 162 Pts
MC Int 162
MC Float 172
MC Mixed 164
25% 166 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.65 GHz, turbo 2.65 GHz (avg)
SC Int 67.8
SC Float 73.7
SC Mixed 70.7
57% 70.7 Pts
QC Int 154
QC Float 167
QC Mixed 159
36% 160 Pts
MC Int 156
MC Float 164
MC Mixed 163
24% 161 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.65 GHz, turbo 2.7 GHz (avg)
SC Int 62.5
SC Float 71.2
SC Mixed 65.3
53% 66.3 Pts
QC Int 149
QC Float 159
QC Mixed 154
35% 154 Pts
MC Int 157
MC Float 165
MC Mixed 163
24% 162 Pts
U2E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.65 GHz, turbo 2.7 GHz (avg)
SC Int 59.5
SC Float 61.4
SC Mixed 62.9
49% 61.3 Pts
QC Int 144
QC Float 150
QC Mixed 153
34% 149 Pts
MC Int 140
MC Float 156
MC Mixed 147
22% 148 Pts
U2E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.65 GHz, turbo 2.75 GHz (avg)
SC Int 50.3
SC Float 65
SC Mixed 47.2
43% 54.2 Pts
QC Int 158
QC Float 170
QC Mixed 166
37% 164 Pts
MC Int 161
MC Float 171
MC Mixed 168
25% 167 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.65 GHz, turbo 2.75 GHz (avg)
SC Int 50.9
SC Float 51.1
SC Mixed 49.4
40% 50.5 Pts
QC Int 54.3
QC Float 118
QC Mixed 124
22% 98.5 Pts
MC Int 131
MC Float 141
MC Mixed 133
20% 135 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.65 GHz, turbo 1.95 GHz (avg)
SC Int 25.8
SC Float 28.7
SC Mixed 28
22% 27.5 Pts
QC Int 68.7
QC Float 114
QC Mixed 126
23% 103 Pts
MC Int 158
MC Float 168
MC Mixed 165
24% 164 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 12,852,194 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i5 M 480 Builds (Compare 1,593 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 39%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 16%
Surfboard

System: Dell Inspiron N5010

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 141% - Outstanding Total price: $63

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i5-480M Processor (3M Cache, 2.66 GHz)
Code NameArrandale
Launch DateQ1'11
Processor Numberi5-480M
# 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 Speed2.66 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency2.933 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

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