Average Bench: 36% (560th of 1128)

Based on 5,918 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF00020652, , BFEBFBFF00020655 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3 CPU 530 @ 2.93GHz
Poor: 26%Average: 36% Great: 40%
Gaming
Gaming 36%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 41%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 21%
Surfboard

Poor average bench

The Intel Core i3 530 averaged 64.0% 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 Floating Point Speed 67.3Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 63.9Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i3 530 is just 13.6%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i3 530 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Multi Core Floating Point Speed 173Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 169Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 5,918 samples)
Min Avg Max
43.7 SC Int 60.7 68.6
48.3 SC Float 67.3 74.4
44.1 SC Mixed 63.9 71
51.2% 64 Pts
Min Avg Max
102 QC Int 155 174
113 QC Float 168 188
109 QC Mixed 163 182
36.8% 162 Pts
Min Avg Max
118 MC Int 162 175
125 MC Float 173 192
119 MC Mixed 169 184
25.2% 168 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.95 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
SC Int 64.8
SC Float 73.5
SC Mixed 69.8
56% 69.4 Pts
QC Int 170
QC Float 183
QC Mixed 178
40% 177 Pts
MC Int 170
MC Float 182
MC Mixed 178
26% 176 Pts
XU1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.95 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
SC Int 62
SC Float 72.7
SC Mixed 67.7
54% 67.5 Pts
QC Int 166
QC Float 183
QC Mixed 176
40% 175 Pts
MC Int 161
MC Float 181
MC Mixed 175
26% 173 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.95 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
SC Int 53.9
SC Float 61.4
SC Mixed 58.2
46% 57.8 Pts
QC Int 104
QC Float 134
QC Mixed 172
31% 137 Pts
MC Int 130
MC Float 151
MC Mixed 169
22% 150 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.95 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
SC Int 64.6
SC Float 71.6
SC Mixed 68.8
55% 68.3 Pts
QC Int 146
QC Float 117
QC Mixed 150
31% 138 Pts
MC Int 147
MC Float 164
MC Mixed 166
24% 159 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.95 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
SC Int 58.1
SC Float 66.6
SC Mixed 64.5
50% 63.1 Pts
QC Int 100
QC Float 162
QC Mixed 151
31% 138 Pts
MC Int 156
MC Float 166
MC Mixed 140
23% 154 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.95 GHz
SC Int 41.6
SC Float 49.2
SC Mixed 46.6
37% 45.8 Pts
QC Int 146
QC Float 158
QC Mixed 143
34% 149 Pts
MC Int 157
MC Float 161
MC Mixed 166
24% 161 Pts
Socket 1156, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.95 GHz
SC Int 53
SC Float 62.1
SC Mixed 56.6
46% 57.2 Pts
QC Int 127
QC Float 141
QC Mixed 114
29% 127 Pts
MC Int 158
MC Float 162
MC Mixed 148
23% 156 Pts
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Typical Core i3 530 Builds (Compare 27,469 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 41%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 17%
Surfboard

Disqualified System: bin bin

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $225

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i3-530 Processor (4M Cache, 2.93 GHz)
Code NameClarkdale
Launch DateQ1'10
Processor Numberi3-530
# of Cores2
# of Threads4
Cache4 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.2
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography32 nm
VID Voltage Range0.6500V-1.4000V
Recommended Price$117.00
Clock Speed2.93 GHz
Bus Speed2.5 GT/s DMI
Max TDP73 W

Graphics

Processor GraphicsIntel® HD Graphics
Graphics Base Frequency733 MHz
# of Displays Supported2
Clear Video HD TechYes
Flexible Display InterfaceYes

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 TechNo
Hyper-Threading TechYes
VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)Yes
Demand Based SwitchingNo
vPro TechNo

Package

Package Size37.5mm x 37.5mm
Graphics and IMC Lithography45 nm
Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedFCLGA1156
Processing Die Size81 mm2
# of Processing Die Transistors382 million
Graphics and IMC Die Size114 mm2
# of Graphics and IMC Die Transistors177 million

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
Trusted Execution TechNo

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