Core i5-2430M 2.4GHz
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2.4 GHz
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Core i5-2430M 2.4GHz Game Requirement Analysis

Core i5-2430M 2.4GHz is a middle-class mobile processor based on the 32nm, Sandy Bridge architecture.


It offers 2 Physical Cores (4 Logical), initially clocked at 2.4GHz, which may go up to 3.0GHz and 3MB of L3 Cache.
Among its many features, Turbo Boost and Virtualization are activated.


The processor integrates weak Graphics called Intel HD Graphics 3000, with 12 Execution Units, initially clocked at 650MHz and that go up to 1200MHz, in Turbo Mode which share the L2 Cache and system RAM with the processor.
Both the processor and integrated graphics have a rated board TDP of 35W.


It offers average performance. This means it will become a bottleneck in some demanding applications.


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saurabh24's Rig
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I have dell N5110 nvidia GT525M with intel i5-2430m
It shows i'm using 1 core
can i change number of cores n threads
how much cores and threads are good for gaming performance

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elyely07's Test Rig
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It seems like the rating has been reduced … strange :/ !!! , Any way I still love my CPU :D

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BaSsGaz's Rig
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It has to, otherwise it wouldn't be fair for the new CPUs to be classed same as this one!

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true say buddy ;) !

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deadlyslayer's Rig
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I have DV4 and I love it :) the same processor

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Snoopy007's Rig
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How have you managed to oc it?

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Probably uses an external cooler.

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Hey Guys! I noticed that my friends Rig runs games better than mine! Even tho I have slightly better Hardware than him. Please check below to see if i'm missing something…
MINE is the ACER and His is the DELL
Acer Aspire 5755G vs Dell Nxxxx (Not sure of the name)
Intel Core i5-2430M 2.4GHz vs Intel Core i5-2410M 2.3GHz
8GB DDR3 1333MHz RAM vs 8GB DDR3 1333MHz RAM
Nvidia GT 540M (1GB) vs Nvidia GT 525M (1GB)
750 5400rpm HDD vs 640 5400rpm HDD
1366x768 vs 1366x768
Is it because i have AVG Installed? What Anti-Virus software do you gamers recommend?

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deadlyslayer's Rig
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Is it Dell N5110?

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nice

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Hello, I just buy a notebook with this CPU, I bought a Samsung QX411 and it got integrated graphics, now I want to know if I can put a new graphic card on my notebook, cause I see that this notebook sometimes come with the NVIDIA GeForce GT 525M, 1GB. I'm really sorry for my bad english.

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Well, I don't think so you can put a new card. It doesn't matter if it's NVIDIA or AMD. Laptops often can't be upgraded except for ram, dvd writer, hard drive etc. Only gaming laptops can be upgraded such as Toshiba Qosmio, Alienware, etc because they are designed that way. The one you and I buy are the ordinary ones. Well, even they come with a graphic card mostly but that doesn't mean it can be upgraded. The reason is that these graphic cards are soldered with the motherboard and hence it can't be detached whereas for gaming laptops, the graphic cards are screwed to the motherboard. Such laptops can have their graphic cards upgraded or removed.
Hope that helped :)

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Than you rakayz, I really dont knew it, well I discovered that my integrated graphics aren't so bad, and I think that with 8 gb of RAM the graphics work better, I really dont know but I'm happy with this one :D

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Welcome buddy! I'm glad I could help. And yeah Intel HD 3000 isn't so bad. You should be able to play games like call of duty modern warfare and modern warfare 2 on at least low-medium settings. Those are my favourite games :D
If you have any further questions to ask, please do ask :)

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Hello, I just buy a notebook with this CPU, I bought a Samsung QX411 and it got integrated graphics, now I want to know if I can put a new graphic card on my notebook, cause I see that this notebook sometimes come with the NVIDIA GeForce GT 525M, 1GB. I'm really sorry for my bad english.

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you can't put a new graphic card in your laptop, it really sucks i know :/. also your gpu is not one of the best but im sure you can run just cause 2 on low-med

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I play lots of games on mine and it's never overheated for me

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so true

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without quantum irradiators you cant expect the core to allocate enough RiX points to process what your talking about

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i am planning to buy a laptop cooler….. but are they effective?? my laptop overheats too much…. will it be able to lower the temp… while playing games my laptop shuts down….

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well… i know how effective they are, so i say doesn't worth buying them for lowering 5-10% (usually, but 5 C degree in my case). at idle you won't notice the difference, but at load you will, but only if you use a hardware monitoring software (e.g. CPUID Hardware Monitor). so if you find a good one cheap, but it, otherwise doesn't worth spending more than 50$ for a cooling pad. i have a cooler master one, but it isn't as useful as you imagine:)

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I had a thing that's similar to this and it was pretty effective ;)

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i have a Cooler Master too, but it isnt so effective
link: http://i.clubafaceri.ro/clients/23/74561/80/cooler-master-notepal-w2-notebook-cooler-pad-up-to-17-3x70mm-fans-2xusb-20-black-aluminum-2537806_big.jpg

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