Average Bench: 54.2% (222nd of 969)

Based on 1,297 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000306C3 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-4330 CPU @ 3.50GHz

The Intel Core i3-4330 is a budget dual-core four threaded 4th generation Haswell processor released in Q3 2013. The i3-4330 has gained popularity by offering a good balance between low power, good performance and value for money. It scores a strong effective speed of 89% with its base clock of 3.5 GHz which means that users will experience smooth and fast performance with the majority of desktop applications. Additionally its two cores and four virtual cores are adequate for most games. The i3-4330 features Intel HD Graphics 4600 which are comparable to AMD integrated graphics when it comes to 3D gaming. But serious gamers will need to keep enough money aside for a dedicated GPU. An 8% premium on the list price would buy you the i3-4340 which has a 100 MHz advantage on its base clock speed (full comparison here). [Nov '14 CPUPro]

ADVERTISEMENT
Poor: 40%Average: 54.2% Great: 59%
Gaming
Gaming 54%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat

Average average bench

The Intel Core i3-4330 averaged 45.8% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Single Core Integer Speed 95.4Pts
Single Core Floating Point Speed 96.7Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i3-4330 is just 19.3%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i3-4330 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Multi Core Floating Point Speed 261Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 257Pts
ADVERTISEMENT

Average Bench

(Based on 1,297 samples)
Min Avg Max
68.2 SC Int 95.4 104
69.4 SC Float 96.7 105
69.6 SC Mixed 94.7 102
76.4% 95.6 Pts
Min Avg Max
161 QC Int 236 262
178 QC Float 253 278
170 QC Mixed 249 275
55.7% 246 Pts
Min Avg Max
196 MC Int 244 263
207 MC Float 261 279
204 MC Mixed 257 276
38% 254 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
SC Int 99.7
SC Float 102
SC Mixed 102
81% 101 Pts
QC Int 256
QC Float 273
QC Mixed 268
60% 266 Pts
MC Int 257
MC Float 273
MC Mixed 268
40% 266 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
SC Int 94.5
SC Float 96.9
SC Mixed 94.7
76% 95.4 Pts
QC Int 230
QC Float 240
QC Mixed 240
54% 237 Pts
MC Int 230
MC Float 238
MC Mixed 242
36% 237 Pts
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
SC Int 93
SC Float 93.1
SC Mixed 99.9
76% 95.3 Pts
QC Int 249
QC Float 259
QC Mixed 225
55% 244 Pts
MC Int 246
MC Float 264
MC Mixed 259
38% 256 Pts
1,297 MORE »

 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 4,748,306 CPUs tested.

 Prices

AmazonUS $163.991 month ago.
OutletPCUS $304.8410 hrs ago.
EbayUS $399.893 mins ago.
Send price feedback
Typical Core i3-4330 Builds (Compare 3,694 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 37%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 49%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 28%
Raft

Motherboard: Asus B85M-G - $70

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 57% - Above average Total price: $563

Popular Core i3-4330 compatible motherboards:

How Fast Is Your CPU? (Bench your build) Size up your PC in less than a minute.

Welcome to our freeware PC speed test tool. UserBenchmark will test your PC and compare the results to other users with the same components. You can quickly size up your PC, identify hardware problems and explore the best upgrades.

UserBenchmark of the month

How it works

  • - Download and run UserBenchMark (UBM).
  • - CPU tests include: integer, floating and string.
  • - GPU tests include: six 3D game simulations.
  • - Drive tests include: read, write and mixed IO.
  • - Checks include: 4k Align, NCQ, TRIM, SATA, USB & S.M.A.R.T.
  • - RAM tests include: single/multi core bandwidth and latency.
  • - Reports are generated and presented on userbenchmark.com.
  • - Identify the strongest components in your PC.
  • - See speed test results from other users.
  • - Compare your components to the highest voted in class.
  • - Find the best upgrades.
  • - Share your opinion by voting.
Processor Rankings (Price vs Performance) August 2017 CPU Rankings.

Welcome to our desktop CPU comparison. We calculate effective speed which measures real world performance for typical consumers. Effective speed is adjusted by price to yield a value for money rating which is geared towards gamers. Calculated values don't always paint the whole picture so we check them against hundreds of individual user ratings. The customizable table below combines these factors and more to bring you the definitive list of top CPUs. [CPUPro]

 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i3-4330 Processor (4M Cache, 3.50 GHz)
Code NameHaswell
Launch DateQ3'13
Processor Numberi3-4330
# of Cores2
# of Threads4
Cache4 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.1/4.2, AVX 2.0
Embedded Options AvailableYes
Lithography22 nm
Recommended Price$138.00 - $147.00
Clock Speed3.5 GHz
Bus Speed5 GT/s DMI2
Scalability1S Only
Max TDP54 W
Thermal Solution SpecificationPCG 2013C

Graphics

Processor GraphicsIntel® HD Graphics 4600
Graphics Base Frequency350 MHz
Graphics OutputeDP/DP/HDMI/DVI/VGA
Wireless DisplayYes
# of Displays Supported3
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency1.15 GHz
Quick Sync VideoYes
InTru 3D TechYes
Clear Video HD TechYes
Graphics Video Max Memory2 GB

Memory

Max Memory Size32 GB
Memory TypesDDR3-1333/1600, DDR3L-1333/1600 @ 1.5V
Memory Channels2
Memory Bandwidth25.6 GB/s
ECC Memory SupportedYes

Expansion Options

PCI Express RevisionUp to 3.0
PCI Express ConfigurationsUp to 1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4
Max # of PCI Express Lanes16

Data Protection

AES New InstructionsYes

Advanced Technologies

Virtualization Tech (VT-x)Yes
Intel 64Yes
Idle StatesYes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® TechYes
Thermal Monitoring TechnologiesYes
Turbo Boost TechNo
Hyper-Threading TechYes
Virtualization for Directed I/O (VT-d)No
VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)Yes
TSX-NINo
vPro TechNo
Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)No
Small Business AdvantageYes

Package

Package Size37.5mm x 37.5mm
Graphics and IMC Lithography22 nm
Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedFCLGA1150

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
Trusted Execution TechNo

 Comments

4th Generation Intel® Core™ i3 Processor...

Added 2 years ago.

Good

3 months ago.

It is enough for basic usage, and more...


Above average

2 years ago.


Your
opinion?
▲Like ▼Dislike

You have viewed 63 pages, please contribute.


969 Processors (Compared) Thousands of user benchmarks compiled into one comparison list.

See how consistently different CPUs perform with varying real world conditions. The charts also illustrate overall performance, popularity and rank.

 Frequently Asked Questions

 Best User Rated

The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-7700K $325Nvidia GTX 1070 $410Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $90
AMD Ryzen 7 1700 $300AMD RX 480 $265Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $118
Intel Core i5-7600K $220Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $270Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $150
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $718SanDisk Extreme 64GB $45
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $77Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $140SanDisk Extreme 32GB $22
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB $57HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x8GB $140SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $13
Today's hottest deals
User Guide  •  About  •  FAQs  •  @Email  •  Privacy  •  Developer Feedback