Intel Core i5-2430M Benchmark, Test and specs

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The Intel Core i5-2430M is a 2 core processor. It can handle 4 threads simultaneously and was introduced in Q4/2011. The Intel Core i5-2430M is based on the 2. generation of the Intel Core i5 series and requires a mainboard with the socket PPGA 988. The Intel Core i5-2430M scores 581 points with one CPU core in the Geekbench 5 benchmark. When using all CPU cores, the result is 1,259 points.
Intel Core i5-2430M

CPU lineage

Here you can see which group the Intel Core i5-2430M belongs to and which processor is the predecessor of the Intel Core i5-2430M.

Name: Intel Core i5-2430M
Family: Intel Core i5 (331)
CPU group: Intel Core i 2000M (46)
Architecture: Sandy Bridge H
Segment: Mobile
Generation: 2
Predecessor: --
Successor: --

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

The 2 CPU cores of the Intel Core i5-2430M clock with 2.40 GHz (3.00 GHz). The number of CPU cores and the clock frequency of the processor are largely responsible for the overall performance.

CPU Cores / Threads: 2 / 4
Core architecture: normal
Cores: 2x
Hyperthreading / SMT: Yes
Overclocking: No
Frequency: 2.40 GHz
Turbo Frequency (1 Core): 3.00 GHz
Turbo Frequency (2 Cores): --

Internal Graphics

With the Intel HD Graphics 3000, the Intel Core i5-2430M has an build in graphic solution. It has 12 SM processors, which have a total of 96 texture shaders. The iGPU not only enables games, but also significantly accelerates video playback.

GPU name: Intel HD Graphics 3000
GPU frequency: 0.65 GHz
GPU (Turbo): 1.20 GHz
Compute units: 12
Shader: 96
Hardware Raytracing: No
Release date: Q1/2011
Max. displays: 2
Generation: 6
Direct X: 10.1
Technology: 32 nm
Max. GPU Memory: 2 GB
Frame Generation: No

Hardware codec support

Processors that have an integrated graphics can play videos faster and more efficiently. This can have a positive effect on the battery life of notebooks, for example.

h265 / HEVC (8 bit): No
h265 / HEVC (10 bit): No
h264: Decode / Encode
VP8: No
VP9: No
AV1: No
AVC: Decode / Encode
VC-1: Decode
JPEG: No

Memory & PCIe

The Intel Core i5-2430M supports up to 16 GB memory in up to 2 (Dual Channel) memory channels. This results in a maximum memory bandwidth of 21.3 GB/s.

Memory type: Memory bandwidth:
DDR3-1333
21.3 GB/s
Max. Memory: 16 GB
Memory channels: 2 (Dual Channel)
ECC: No
PCIe: 2.0 x 16
PCIe Bandwidth: 8.0 GB/s

Thermal Management

With the TDP, the processor manufacturer specifies the cooling solution required for the processor. The Intel Core i5-2430M has a TDP of 35 W.

TDP (PL1 / PBP): 35 W
TDP (PL2): --
TDP up: --
TDP down: --
Tjunction max.: 100 °C

Technical details

The Intel Core i5-2430M has a 3.00 MB large cache. The processor is manufactured in 32 nm. Modern production increases the efficiency of the processor.

Technology: 32 nm
Chip design: Monolithic
Socket: PPGA 988
L2-Cache: --
L3-Cache: 3.00 MB
AES-NI: Yes
Operating systems: Windows 10, Linux
Virtualization: VT-x, VT-x EPT
Instruction set (ISA): x86-64 (64 bit)
ISA extensions: SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX
Release date: Q4/2011
Release price: --
Part Number: --
Documents: Technical data sheet

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Benchmark results

Verified Benchmark results
The benchmark results for the Intel Core i5-2430M have been carefully checked by us. We only publish benchmark results that have been created by us or that have been submitted by a visitor and then checked by a team member. All results are based on and fullfill our benchmark guidelines.


Geekbench 5, 64bit (Single-Core)

Geekbench 5 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.
Intel Core i7-970 Intel Core i7-970
6C 12T @ 3.46 GHz
582
Intel Xeon D-1557 Intel Xeon D-1557
12C 24T @ 2.10 GHz
582
Intel Xeon D-1559 Intel Xeon D-1559
12C 24T @ 2.10 GHz
582
Intel Core i5-2430M Intel Core i5-2430M
2C 4T @ 3.00 GHz
581
Intel Core i7-880 Intel Core i7-880
4C 8T @ 3.73 GHz
580
Intel Core i7-2635QM Intel Core i7-2635QM
4C 8T @ 2.90 GHz
579
Intel Pentium Gold 5405U Intel Pentium Gold 5405U
2C 4T @ 2.30 GHz
579

Geekbench 5, 64bit (Multi-Core)

Geekbench 5 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.
Intel Pentium G3220 Intel Pentium G3220
2C 2T @ 3.00 GHz
1261
Intel Core i3-4330TE Intel Core i3-4330TE
2C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
1260
Intel Core i5-2435M Intel Core i5-2435M
2C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
1260
Intel Core i5-2430M Intel Core i5-2430M
2C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
1259
Intel Core 2 Extreme QX6700 Intel Core 2 Extreme QX6700
4C 4T @ 2.66 GHz
1259
Intel Core 2 Quad Q6700 Intel Core 2 Quad Q6700
4C 4T @ 2.66 GHz
1259
Qualcomm Snapdragon 460 Qualcomm Snapdragon 460
8C 8T @ 1.80 GHz
1259

Geekbench 6 (Single-Core)

Geekbench 6 is a benchmark for modern computers, notebooks and smartphones. What is new is an optimized utilization of newer CPU architectures, e.g. based on the big.LITTLE concept and combining CPU cores of different sizes. The single-core benchmark only evaluates the performance of the fastest CPU core, the number of CPU cores in a processor is irrelevant here.
Intel Core i5-2300 Intel Core i5-2300
4C 4T @ 3.10 GHz
526
Intel Pentium G3250T Intel Pentium G3250T
2C 2T @ 2.80 GHz
526
Intel Pentium G3440T Intel Pentium G3440T
2C 2T @ 2.80 GHz
526
Intel Core i5-2430M Intel Core i5-2430M
2C 4T @ 3.00 GHz
525
Intel Core i7-920 Intel Core i7-920
4C 8T @ 2.93 GHz
525
Intel Pentium J6426 Intel Pentium J6426
4C 4T @ 3.00 GHz
525
Intel Core i5-2435M Intel Core i5-2435M
2C 4T @ 3.00 GHz
525

Geekbench 6 (Multi-Core)

Geekbench 6 is a benchmark for modern computers, notebooks and smartphones. What is new is an optimized utilization of newer CPU architectures, e.g. based on the big.LITTLE concept and combining CPU cores of different sizes. The multi-core benchmark evaluates the performance of all of the processor's CPU cores. Virtual thread improvements such as AMD SMT or Intel's Hyper-Threading have a positive impact on the benchmark result.
Intel Celeron N4100 Intel Celeron N4100
4C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
1034
Intel Core i7-3517U Intel Core i7-3517U
2C 4T @ 2.50 GHz
1031
Intel Core i5-4202Y Intel Core i5-4202Y
2C 4T @ 1.60 GHz
1030
Intel Core i5-2430M Intel Core i5-2430M
2C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
1025
Intel Core i5-2435M Intel Core i5-2435M
2C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
1025
Intel Celeron G3900T Intel Celeron G3900T
2C 2T @ 2.60 GHz
1025
Intel Core i3-3220T Intel Core i3-3220T
2C 4T @ 2.80 GHz
1024

iGPU - FP32 Performance (Single-precision GFLOPS)

The theoretical computing performance of the internal graphics unit of the processor with simple accuracy (32 bit) in GFLOPS. GFLOPS indicates how many billion floating point operations the iGPU can perform per second.
Intel Core i5-3610ME Intel Core i5-3610ME
Intel HD Graphics 4000 @ 0.95 GHz
243
MediaTek Dimensity 810 MediaTek Dimensity 810
ARM Mali-G57 MP2 @ 0.95 GHz
243
MediaTek Helio G90T MediaTek Helio G90T
ARM Mali-G76 MP4 @ 0.80 GHz
231
Intel Core i5-2430M Intel Core i5-2430M
Intel HD Graphics 3000 @ 1.20 GHz
230
Apple A8X Apple A8X
Apple A8X @ 0.45 GHz
230
Intel Core i7-2715QE Intel Core i7-2715QE
Intel HD Graphics 3000 @ 1.20 GHz
230
Intel Core i7-2710QE Intel Core i7-2710QE
Intel HD Graphics 3000 @ 1.20 GHz
230

Estimated results for PassMark CPU Mark

Some of the CPUs listed below have been benchmarked by CPU-monkey. However the majority of CPUs have not been tested and the results have been estimated by a CPU-monkey’s secret proprietary formula. As such they do not accurately reflect the actual Passmark CPU mark values and are not endorsed by PassMark Software Pty Ltd.
Intel Celeron 6305 Intel Celeron 6305
2C 2T @ 1.80 GHz
2062
Intel Pentium G3258 Intel Pentium G3258
2C 2T @ 3.20 GHz
2062
Intel Core 2 Quad Q9400 Intel Core 2 Quad Q9400
4C 4T @ 2.66 GHz
2061
Intel Core i5-2430M Intel Core i5-2430M
2C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
2060
Intel Core i5-2435M Intel Core i5-2435M
2C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
2060
AMD Phenom II X2 B57 AMD Phenom II X2 B57
2C 2T @ 3.20 GHz
2060
AMD Phenom II X2 555 AMD Phenom II X2 555
2C 2T @ 3.20 GHz
2060

CPU-Z Benchmark 17 (Multi-Core)

The CPU-Z benchmark measures a processor's performance by measuring the time it takes the system to complete all benchmark calculations. The faster the benchmark is completed, the higher the score.
Intel Celeron N4100 Intel Celeron N4100
4C 4T @ 1.10 GHz
664
Intel Celeron G4900 Intel Celeron G4900
2C 2T @ 3.10 GHz
658
Intel Core i3-530 Intel Core i3-530
2C 4T @ 2.93 GHz
657
Intel Core i5-2430M Intel Core i5-2430M
2C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
655
Intel Pentium G3240 Intel Pentium G3240
2C 2T @ 3.10 GHz
651
AMD Athlon II X4 740 AMD Athlon II X4 740
4C 4T @ 3.20 GHz
651
Intel Core i3-4000M Intel Core i3-4000M
2C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
648

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