Intel Core i5 2450M 

Released January, 2012
  • 2.5 GHz
  • Dual core

Benchmarks Real world tests of the Intel Core i5 2450M

CompuBench 1.5 (Face detection)

Core i5 2450M
5.11 mPixels/s
Core i5 3210M
2.99 mPixels/s

PCMark 8 Home 3.0 Accelerated Data courtesy FutureMark

Core i5 2450M

GeekBench 3 (Multi-core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Core i5 2450M

GeekBench 3 (Single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Core i5 2450M

GeekBench 3 (AES single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Core i5 2450M
1,980,000 MB/s
Core i3 2350M
113,100 MB/s
Core i5 3210M
2,090,000 MB/s

GeekBench (32-bit) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Core i5 2450M

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

Core i5 2450M

PassMark (Single Core)

Core i5 2450M

Specifications Full list of technical specs


Clock speed 2.5 GHz
Turbo clock speed 3.1 GHz
Cores Dual core
Socket type
  1. rPGA 988B
  2. BGA 1023
Is unlocked No


Has a NX bit Yes
Supports trusted computing No
Has virtualization support Yes
Instruction set extensions
  1. MMX
  2. AES
  3. SSE
  4. SSE2
  5. SSE4.1
  6. SSE3
  7. Supplemental SSE3
  8. SSE4.2
  9. AVX
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes

power consumption

Annual home energy cost 8.43 $/year
Performance per watt 19.45 pt/W
Typical power consumption 28.44W


Architecture DMI
Transfer rate 5,000 MT/s


Architecture x86-64
Threads 4 threads
L2 cache 1 MB
L2 cache per core 0.5 MB/core
L3 cache 3 MB
L3 cache per core 1.5 MB/core
Manufacture process 32 nm
Max CPUs 1
Clock multiplier 25
Operating temperature Unknown - 100°C


Overclocked clock speed 2.94 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 2.87 GHz
PassMark (Overclocked) 1,980.6
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 2.94 GHz

integrated graphics

Label Intel® HD Graphics 3000
Number of displays supported 2
GPU clock speed 650 MHz
Turbo clock speed 1,300 MHz

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in
Memory type
  1. DDR3-1333
  2. DDR3-1066
  3. DDR3
Channels Dual Channel
Supports ECC No
Maximum bandwidth 21,333.32 MB/s
Maximum memory size 16,384 MB
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