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Front view of Intel Core i5 2400

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Intel Core i5 2400

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Benchmarks Real world tests of Core i5 2400 vs A8 3850

GeekBench 3 (Multi-core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Core i5 2400
8,298
A8 3850
5,262

GeekBench 3 (Single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Core i5 2400
2,638
A8 3850
1,517

GeekBench 3 (AES single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Core i5 2400
2,260,000 MB/s
A8 3850
121,450 MB/s

GeekBench (32-bit) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Core i5 2400
8,258
A8 3850
5,321

GeekBench (64-bit) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Core i5 2400
9,093
A8 3850
7,685

GeekBench

Core i5 2400
10,769
A8 3850
7,685

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

Core i5 2400
5,901
A8 3850
3,489

PassMark (Single Core)

Core i5 2400
1,742
A8 3850
995

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Core i5 2400  vs
A8 3850 
Clock speed 3.1 GHz 2.9 GHz
Turbo clock speed 3.4 GHz None
Cores Quad core Quad core
Is unlocked No No

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Has virtualization support Yes Yes
Instruction set extensions
SSE4a
SSE2
MMX
SSE4
AVX
SSE3
SSE
AMD64
SSE4.1
SSE4.2
AMD-V
3DNow!
Supplemental SSE3
AES
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

power consumption

TDP 95W 100W
Annual home energy cost 27.75 $/year 37.95 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 100.92 $/year 107.75 $/year
Performance per watt 8.14 pt/W 1.39 pt/W
Peak power consumption 115.2W 123W
Typical power consumption 93.6W 107.85W

details

Core i5 2400  vs
A8 3850 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 4 4
L2 cache 1 MB 4 MB
L2 cache per core 0.25 MB/core 1 MB/core
L3 cache 6 MB 1 MB
L3 cache per core 1.5 MB/core 0.25 MB/core
Manufacture process 32 nm 32 nm
Max CPUs 1 1
Operating temperature Unknown - 72.6°C Unknown - 72.7°C

overclocking

Overclock popularity 63 25
Overclocked clock speed 3.54 GHz 3.54 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 3.51 GHz 2.9 GHz
PassMark (Overclocked) 3,244.5 2,465.8
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.54 GHz 3.54 GHz

integrated graphics

GPU GPU GPU
Label Intel® HD Graphics 2000 Radeon™ HD 6550D
GPU clock speed 850 MHz 600 MHz

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Memory type
DDR3-1866
DDR3-1333
DDR3-1066
DDR3
Intel Core i5 2400
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