Average Bench: 35.9% (1126th of 1406)

Based on 18,604 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF0001067A, AFEBFBFF0001067A Model: Pentium(R) Dual-Core CPU E5300 @ 2.60GHz
Poor: 22%Average: 35.9% Great: 43%
Gaming 36%
Jet ski
Desktop 41%
Speed boat
Workstation 24%

Poor average bench

The Intel Pentium E5300 averaged 64.0% 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.


Avg. Memory Latency 60.4Pts
Avg. Single Core Speed 36.6Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Pentium E5300 is 20.4%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Pentium E5300 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Multi Core Speed 70.2Pts
Avg. Octa Core Speed 70.3Pts

Average Bench

(Based on 18,604 samples)
Min Avg Max
36.3 Memory 60.4 72.3
17.3 1-Core 36.6 42.2
29.5 2-Core 68.3 83.6
36.2% 55.1 Pts
Min Avg Max
30 4-Core 69.3 83.4
36 8-Core 70.3 83.4
9.35% 69.8 Pts
Min Avg Max
33.7 64-Core 70.2 82.9
4.3% 70.2 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
Socket 775, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 2.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 65.8
1-Core 36.6
2-Core 60.2
37% 54.2 Pts
4-Core 56.7
8-Core 62.7
8% 59.7 Pts
64-Core 59.9
4% 59.9 Pts
Socket 775, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 2.4 GHz (avg)
Memory 62.2
1-Core 29.6
2-Core 56.1
34% 49.3 Pts
4-Core 61.5
8-Core 65.9
8% 63.7 Pts
64-Core 58.8
4% 58.8 Pts
Socket 775, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 55.1
1-Core 47
2-Core 87
39% 63 Pts
4-Core 85.6
8-Core 86.6
12% 86.1 Pts
64-Core 86.7
5% 86.7 Pts
Socket 775, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 2.45 GHz (avg)
Memory 55.5
1-Core 42.8
2-Core 63.2
35% 53.8 Pts
4-Core 66.3
8-Core 69.7
9% 68 Pts
64-Core 63.1
4% 63.1 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 2.45 GHz (avg)
Memory 31.6
1-Core 38.5
2-Core 43.3
24% 37.8 Pts
4-Core 43.3
8-Core 64.5
7% 53.9 Pts
64-Core 46.1
3% 46.1 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 2.45 GHz (avg)
Memory 28.5
1-Core 19.6
2-Core 28.1
17% 25.4 Pts
4-Core 39.1
8-Core 61.3
6% 50.2 Pts
64-Core 58.7
4% 58.7 Pts
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Gaming 2%
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Desktop 37%
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Workstation 2%
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Motherboard: Asus P5KPL-AM SE

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23 hrs ago.

This thing just keeps on running after many years. I've gotten pretty good performance out of it actually. If you run a cleaner/tune-up and update your drivers regularly, you'll be fine. I use AVG for both. It won't do gaming, but for work from home, Amazon Workspaces, e-mail and internet, it's surprisingly good and very consistent. It's like having an old Toyota Camry or something. Gets the job done every day.


2 years ago.

11 years on and still going strong.


4 years ago.

es efectivo para los GHz que tiene


5 years ago.

this processor can't run cities skylines in low mode


15 months ago.

The CPU itself is INCREDIBLY slow and awful to run pretty much anything with. However, it does have one thing definitely going for it. Despite me having used it pretty much 24/7 for the past 7 years, and the SFF Optiplex 760 it's on, having only been cleaned 3-4 times in its' whole life, because I didn't know how to clean a PC until fairly recently. Yet the E5300 STILL runs after all these years, and only begun getting any noticeably slower in the past year or so. This kind of reliability is far more than what I can say for Intel's high end CPUs from just the past year. Because half a year ago I finally managed to get a new computer to replace my Optiplex. And so far I've somehow lost TWO CPUs in a row. First the original i5-11400f I had bought, and then the i5-11500 I bought as a replacement.

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