CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of 2400S vs 4130 among desktop CPUs (45 to 75W)

Performance

Benchmark performance using all cores

PCMark 8 Home 3.0 Accelerated, PassMark and 1 more

Single-core Performance

Individual core benchmark performance

PassMark (Single Core), Geekbench 3 Single Core and 1 more

Integrated Graphics

Integrated GPU performance for graphics

Fire Strike

Integrated Graphics (OpenCL)

Integrated GPU performance for parallel computing

CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 4 more

Performance per Watt

How efficiently does the processor use electricity?

Fire Strike, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more

Value

Are you paying a premium for performance?

Fire Strike, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more

9.7

CPUBoss Score

Combination of all six facets

Winner
Intel Core i3 4130 

CPUBoss recommends the Intel Core i3 4130  based on its overclocking.

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Intel Core i5 2400S

Reasons to consider the
Intel Core i5 2400S

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Much more l2 cache 1 MB vs 0.5 MB 2x more l2 cache; more data can be stored in the l2 cache for quick access later
More cores 4 vs 2 Twice as many cores; run more applications at once
Supports trusted computing Yes vs No Somewhat common; Allows for safer, more reliable computing
Front view of Intel Core i3 4130

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Intel Core i3 4130

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Much higher clock speed 3.4 GHz vs 2.5 GHz More than 35% higher clock speed
Much better turbo clock speed 1,150 MHz vs 1,100 MHz Around 5% better turbo clock speed
Much newer manufacturing process 22 nm vs 32 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
More number of displays supported 3 vs 2 1 more number of displays supported
Significantly better overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.47 GHz vs 3.25 GHz More than 5% better overclocked clock speed (Air)
Lower typical power consumption 43.88W vs 52.81W More than 15% lower typical power consumption
Higher Maximum operating temperature 72 °C vs 69.1 °C Around 5% higher Maximum operating temperature
Much better overclocked clock speed (Water) 3.58 GHz vs 2.5 GHz Around 45% better overclocked clock speed (Water)
Newer Jul, 2013 vs Jan, 2011 Release date over 2 years later
Lower annual home energy cost 13.01 $/year vs 15.66 $/year More than 15% lower annual home energy cost
Lower annual commercial energy cost 47.3 $/year vs 56.94 $/year More than 15% lower annual commercial energy cost

Benchmarks Real world tests of Core i5 2400S vs i3 4130

CompuBench 1.5 (Face detection)

Core i5 2400S
2.65 mPixels/s
Core i3 4130
13.92 mPixels/s

PCMark 8 Home 3.0 Accelerated Data courtesy FutureMark

GeekBench 3 (Multi-core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

GeekBench 3 (Single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

GeekBench 3 (AES single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Core i5 2400S
2,170,000 MB/s
Core i3 4130
3,840,000 MB/s

GeekBench (32-bit) Data courtesy Primate Labs

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

PassMark (Single Core)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Core i5 2400S  vs
i3 4130 
Clock speed 2.5 GHz 3.4 GHz
Cores Quad core Dual core
Is unlocked No No

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Supports trusted computing Yes No
Has virtualization support Yes Yes
Instruction set extensions
SSE2
MMX
SSE4
AVX
SSE3
SSE
SSE4.1
SSE4.2
Supplemental SSE3
AES
AVX 2.0
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

power consumption

TDP 65W 54W
Annual home energy cost 15.66 $/year 13.01 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 56.94 $/year 47.3 $/year
Performance per watt 11.75 pt/W 13.06 pt/W
Typical power consumption 52.81W 43.88W

bus

Architecture DMI DMI 2.0
Number of links 1 0
Transfer rate 5,000 MT/s 5,000 MT/s

details

Core i5 2400S  vs
i3 4130 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 4 4
L2 cache 1 MB 0.5 MB
L2 cache per core 0.25 MB/core 0.25 MB/core
L3 cache 6 MB 3 MB
L3 cache per core 1.5 MB/core 1.5 MB/core
Manufacture process 32 nm 22 nm
Max CPUs 1 1
Operating temperature Unknown - 69.1°C Unknown - 72°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 3.25 GHz 3.47 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 2.5 GHz 3.58 GHz
PassMark (Overclocked) 1,478.5 1,786.7
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.25 GHz 3.47 GHz

integrated graphics

GPU GPU GPU
Label Intel® HD Graphics 2000 Intel® HD graphics 4400
Number of displays supported 2 3
GPU clock speed 850 MHz 350 MHz
Turbo clock speed 1,100 MHz 1,150 MHz

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Memory type
DDR3-1600
DDR3L-1600
DDR3-1333
DDR3-1066
DDR3
Channels Dual Channel Dual Channel
Supports ECC No Yes
Maximum bandwidth 21,333.32 MB/s 25,600 MB/s
Maximum memory size 32,768 MB 32,768 MB
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