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Intel Core i5 2400

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Intel Core i5 2400

Reasons to consider the
Intel Core i5 2400

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Much better turbo clock speed 1,100 MHz vs 720 MHz Around 55% better turbo clock speed
Much higher GPU clock speed 850 MHz vs 533 MHz Around 60% higher GPU clock speed
Higher clock speed 3.1 GHz vs 2.9 GHz More than 5% higher clock speed
Much better performance per watt 8.14 pt/W vs 2.21 pt/W Around 3.8x better performance per watt
Significantly better PassMark (Single core) score 1,742 vs 1,123 More than 55% better PassMark (Single core) score
Better PassMark score 5,901 vs 1,888 Around 3.2x better PassMark score
More cores 4 vs 2 Twice as many cores; run more applications at once
Better overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.54 GHz vs 2.9 GHz More than 20% better overclocked clock speed (Air)
More threads 4 vs 2 Twice as many threads
Better overclocked clock speed (Water) 3.51 GHz vs 2.9 GHz More than 20% better overclocked clock speed (Water)
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Much lower typical power consumption 28.44W vs 93.6W 3.3x lower typical power consumption
Much higher Maximum operating temperature 105 °C vs 72.6 °C Around 45% higher Maximum operating temperature
More l2 cache per core 0.5 MB/core vs 0.25 MB/core 2x more l2 cache per core
Much lower annual home energy cost 8.43 $/year vs 27.75 $/year 3.3x lower annual home energy cost
Much lower annual commercial energy cost 30.66 $/year vs 100.92 $/year 3.3x lower annual commercial energy cost
Newer May, 2013 vs Jan, 2011 Release date over 2 years later

Benchmarks Real world tests of Core i5 2400 vs A6 5357M

GeekBench 3 (Multi-core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Core i5 2400
8,298
A6 5357M
2,390

GeekBench 3 (Single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Core i5 2400
2,638
A6 5357M
1,519

GeekBench 3 (AES single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Core i5 2400
2,260,000 MB/s
A6 5357M
1,780 MB/s

GeekBench (32-bit) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Core i5 2400
8,258
A6 5357M
2,290

GeekBench

Core i5 2400
10,769
A6 5357M
2,290

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

Core i5 2400
5,901
A6 5357M
1,888

PassMark (Single Core)

Core i5 2400
1,742
A6 5357M
1,123

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Core i5 2400  vs
A6 5357M 
Clock speed 3.1 GHz 2.9 GHz
Turbo clock speed 3.4 GHz 3.5 GHz
Cores Quad core Dual core
Is unlocked No No

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Has virtualization support Yes Yes
Instruction set extensions
SSE4a
SSE2
F16C
MMX
SSE4
XOP
AVX
SSE3
SSE
BMI1
AMD64
SSE4.1
FMA4
FMA3
SSE4.2
AMD-V
Supplemental SSE3
AES
TBM
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

power consumption

TDP 95W 35W
Annual home energy cost 27.75 $/year 8.43 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 100.92 $/year 30.66 $/year
Performance per watt 8.14 pt/W 2.21 pt/W
Typical power consumption 93.6W 28.44W

details

Core i5 2400  vs
A6 5357M 
Threads 4 2
L2 cache 1 MB 1 MB
L2 cache per core 0.25 MB/core 0.5 MB/core
Manufacture process 32 nm 32 nm
Operating temperature Unknown - 72.6°C Unknown - 105°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 3.54 GHz 2.9 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 3.51 GHz 2.9 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.54 GHz 2.9 GHz

integrated graphics

GPU GPU GPU
Label Intel® HD Graphics 2000 Radeon™ HD 8450G
GPU clock speed 850 MHz 533 MHz
Turbo clock speed 1,100 MHz 720 MHz

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Memory type
DDR3L-1600
DDR3-1333
DDR3-1066
DDR3
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