Average Bench: 50.8% (244th of 961)

Based on 9,963 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000106E5, Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5 CPU 750 @ 2.67GHz

The Intel Core i5-750 is a mid-range quad core, four thread desktop processor which is part of the Nehalem series launched in Q3 2009. Considering the age of this processor, its effective speed of 67 is damn impressive. It has a base frequency of 2.66 GHz, which boosts to 3.2 GHz turbo when under load and can be significantly extended beyond by overclocking. Combined with a decent graphics card, the i5-750 should give a reasonable gaming experience even by today’s standards. There are of course faster modern alternatives such as the i5-4690K, but if you already have the 750 with an older graphics card it's likely that your GPU will need updating before the CPU. Comparing the 750 and 4690K shows that the 4690K has an effective speed of 109 which is 62% faster than the now five years old i5-750. [Nov '14 CPUPro]

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Poor: 35%Average: 50.8% Great: 66%
Gaming
Gaming 51%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 51%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 31%
Sail boat

Average average bench

The Intel Core i5-750 averaged 49.2% 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

Quad Core Floating Point Speed 271Pts
Single Core Floating Point Speed 75.4Pts

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-750 is 31.2%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i5-750 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Multi Core Floating Point Speed 277Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 265Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 9,963 samples)
Min Avg Max
51.1 SC Int 69.2 86.7
54.7 SC Float 75.4 94.3
54.5 SC Mixed 72.3 90.3
57.8% 72.3 Pts
Min Avg Max
150 QC Int 248 335
171 QC Float 271 364
170 QC Mixed 259 348
58.7% 259 Pts
Min Avg Max
176 MC Int 254 339
193 MC Float 277 365
180 MC Mixed 265 351
39.6% 265 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
XU1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.65 GHz
SC Int 72.1
SC Float 78
SC Mixed 75.4
60% 75.2 Pts
QC Int 253
QC Float 277
QC Mixed 267
60% 265 Pts
MC Int 251
MC Float 277
MC Mixed 262
39% 263 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.65 GHz, turbo 2.75 GHz (avg)
SC Int 64.6
SC Float 70.6
SC Mixed 67.9
54% 67.7 Pts
QC Int 227
QC Float 265
QC Mixed 250
56% 247 Pts
MC Int 251
MC Float 274
MC Mixed 263
39% 263 Pts
Socket 1156, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.65 GHz, turbo 2.65 GHz (avg)
SC Int 61.9
SC Float 69.8
SC Mixed 67.9
53% 66.5 Pts
QC Int 227
QC Float 245
QC Mixed 237
54% 236 Pts
MC Int 242
MC Float 263
MC Mixed 254
38% 253 Pts
LGA1156, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.65 GHz
SC Int 64
SC Float 69.9
SC Mixed 66.9
54% 66.9 Pts
QC Int 224
QC Float 239
QC Mixed 231
52% 231 Pts
MC Int 248
MC Float 267
MC Mixed 257
38% 257 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.65 GHz, turbo 2.15 GHz (avg)
SC Int 55.2
SC Float 59.9
SC Mixed 58.2
46% 57.8 Pts
QC Int 160
QC Float 179
QC Mixed 168
38% 169 Pts
MC Int 180
MC Float 200
MC Mixed 193
28% 191 Pts
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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i5-750 Processor (8M Cache, 2.66 GHz)
Code NameLynnfield
Launch DateQ3'09
Processor Numberi5-750
# of Cores4
# of Threads4
Cache8 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.2
Embedded Options AvailableYes
Lithography45 nm
VID Voltage Range0.6500V-1.4000V
Recommended Price$193.00 - $213.00
Clock Speed2.66 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency3.2 GHz
Bus Speed2.5 GT/s DMI
Max TDP95 W

Memory

Max Memory Size16 GB
Memory TypesDDR3 1066/1333
Memory Channels2
Memory Bandwidth21 GB/s
Physical Address Extensions36-bit

Expansion Options

PCI Express Revision2.0
PCI Express Configurations1x16, 2x8
Max # of PCI Express Lanes16

Data Protection

AES New InstructionsNo

Advanced Technologies

Virtualization Tech (VT-x)Yes
Intel 64Yes
Idle StatesYes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® TechYes
Thermal Monitoring TechnologiesNo
Turbo Boost Tech1.0
Hyper-Threading TechNo
VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)Yes
Demand Based SwitchingNo
vPro TechNo

Package

Package Size37.5mm x 37.5mm
Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedLGA1156
Processing Die Size296 mm2
# of Processing Die Transistors774 million

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
Trusted Execution TechNo

 Comments

Nehalem Intel® Core™ i5 Processor...

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2 days ago.

Strong performer for an aging CPU. Out performs most stock clocked CPUs on the market today when overclocked at an age of almost 10 years.


Poor

28 days ago.

Have been using mine since new, still going strong.


Poor

3 days ago.

Still strong to play actual game with med/high quality (Battlefield 4, GTA V).


Below average

2 years ago.


Good

24 days ago.

if overcloaked at 3.9 ghz can easily outperform i5 4460! still using it after 7 years of heavy gaming activity with different GPUs. currently pairing it with a RX 480 and 60 fps gaming.


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