Average Bench: 43% (427th of 1122)

Based on 1,744 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF00020652, BFEBFBFF00020655 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5 CPU 660 @ 3.33GHz
Poor: 34%Average: 43% Great: 48%
Gaming
Gaming 43%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 50%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 25%
Raft

Below average average bench

The Intel Core i5 660 averaged 56.9% 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 80.1Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 77.4Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5 660 is just 13.5%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i5 660 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Multi Core Floating Point Speed 206Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 200Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,744 samples)
Min Avg Max
54.8 SC Int 75.2 84.2
59.5 SC Float 80.1 88.4
56.1 SC Mixed 77.4 86.1
62% 77.6 Pts
Min Avg Max
132 QC Int 182 203
145 QC Float 200 222
139 QC Mixed 194 215
43.5% 192 Pts
Min Avg Max
151 MC Int 189 204
157 MC Float 206 223
159 MC Mixed 200 217
29.7% 198 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPU, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.35 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
SC Int 75
SC Float 82.9
SC Mixed 85.6
65% 81.2 Pts
QC Int 202
QC Float 215
QC Mixed 208
47% 208 Pts
MC Int 201
MC Float 212
MC Mixed 206
31% 207 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.35 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
SC Int 81.7
SC Float 88.1
SC Mixed 84.4
68% 84.7 Pts
QC Int 199
QC Float 193
QC Mixed 208
45% 200 Pts
MC Int 200
MC Float 218
MC Mixed 210
31% 209 Pts
XU1 PROCESSOR, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.45 GHz
SC Int 79.4
SC Float 89.6
SC Mixed 80
66% 83 Pts
QC Int 202
QC Float 219
QC Mixed 214
48% 212 Pts
MC Int 204
MC Float 217
MC Mixed 214
32% 212 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.35 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
SC Int 81
SC Float 82.8
SC Mixed 83.5
66% 82.4 Pts
QC Int 199
QC Float 215
QC Mixed 207
47% 207 Pts
MC Int 197
MC Float 213
MC Mixed 208
31% 206 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.35 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
SC Int 77.3
SC Float 86.8
SC Mixed 82.8
66% 82.3 Pts
QC Int 199
QC Float 215
QC Mixed 208
47% 207 Pts
MC Int 194
MC Float 209
MC Mixed 209
30% 204 Pts
XU1 PROCESSOR, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.45 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
SC Int 78.1
SC Float 87.4
SC Mixed 81.7
66% 82.4 Pts
QC Int 196
QC Float 211
QC Mixed 205
46% 204 Pts
MC Int 196
MC Float 211
MC Mixed 205
31% 204 Pts
SOCKET1156 M/B, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.35 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 72.2
SC Float 85.3
SC Mixed 78
63% 78.5 Pts
QC Int 185
QC Float 192
QC Mixed 179
42% 185 Pts
MC Int 180
MC Float 198
MC Mixed 192
28% 190 Pts
XU1 PROCESSOR, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.45 GHz
SC Int 78.9
SC Float 90.3
SC Mixed 85.4
68% 84.9 Pts
QC Int 158
QC Float 169
QC Mixed 167
37% 165 Pts
MC Int 157
MC Float 177
MC Mixed 167
25% 167 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.35 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
SC Int 72.5
SC Float 78.6
SC Mixed 70
59% 73.7 Pts
QC Int 199
QC Float 214
QC Mixed 168
44% 194 Pts
MC Int 199
MC Float 213
MC Mixed 210
31% 207 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 10,331,595 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i5 660 Builds (Compare 808 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 49%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 28%
Raft

System: HP Compaq 8100 Elite CMT PC

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 105% - Outstanding Total price: $95

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i5-660 Processor (4M Cache, 3.33 GHz)
Code NameClarkdale
Launch DateQ1'10
Processor Numberi5-660
# of Cores2
# of Threads4
Cache4 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.2
Embedded Options AvailableYes
Lithography32 nm
VID Voltage Range0.6500V-1.4000V
Recommended Price$177.00 - $193.00
Clock Speed3.33 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency3.6 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 InstructionsYes

Advanced Technologies

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

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 TechYes

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21 days ago.

works flawlessly and has intel hd graphics so its amazing for productivity and if you pair it with a gt1030 or gtx1050 its going to wreck any game before 2016-ish


Excellent

8 months ago.

I LIKE THIS PC. BECAUSE THIS IS GIFT FROM MY FATHER NOW I AM PLAYING MANY GAMES FOR EX. assassin creed 1 2 3 4 BLACK FLAG ROGUE BROTHERHOOD AND MANY MORE


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