Average Bench: 43.2% (414th of 1105)

Based on 1,529 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF00020652, BFEBFBFF00020655 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5 CPU 660 @ 3.33GHz
Poor: 34%Average: 43.2% Great: 48%
Gaming
Gaming 43%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 50%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 26%
Raft

Below average average bench

The Intel Core i5 660 averaged 56.7% 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 80.3Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 78Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5 660 is just 13.7%. 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 207Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 201Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,529 samples)
Min Avg Max
55.8 SC Int 75.8 84.5
61.5 SC Float 80.3 88
57.3 SC Mixed 78 86.4
62.4% 78.1 Pts
Min Avg Max
130 QC Int 183 203
147 QC Float 201 222
139 QC Mixed 195 216
43.7% 193 Pts
Min Avg Max
152 MC Int 190 204
164 MC Float 207 224
161 MC Mixed 201 217
29.8% 199 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 3.35 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
SC Int 82.6
SC Float 85.3
SC Mixed 83.9
67% 83.9 Pts
QC Int 200
QC Float 220
QC Mixed 213
48% 211 Pts
MC Int 201
MC Float 220
MC Mixed 212
32% 211 Pts
LGA1156, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.35 GHz
SC Int 78.6
SC Float 85.8
SC Mixed 83.6
66% 82.7 Pts
QC Int 192
QC Float 205
QC Mixed 209
46% 202 Pts
MC Int 191
MC Float 215
MC Mixed 208
31% 205 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.35 GHz
SC Int 78.8
SC Float 84.9
SC Mixed 81.7
65% 81.8 Pts
QC Int 194
QC Float 211
QC Mixed 211
46% 205 Pts
MC Int 201
MC Float 220
MC Mixed 214
32% 211 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.35 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
SC Int 79.1
SC Float 84.2
SC Mixed 81.4
65% 81.6 Pts
QC Int 197
QC Float 216
QC Mixed 211
47% 208 Pts
MC Int 197
MC Float 216
MC Mixed 210
31% 208 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.35 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
SC Int 74.5
SC Float 82
SC Mixed 78.6
63% 78.4 Pts
QC Int 202
QC Float 219
QC Mixed 213
48% 211 Pts
MC Int 200
MC Float 220
MC Mixed 214
32% 211 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.35 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
SC Int 78.4
SC Float 82.3
SC Mixed 80.8
64% 80.5 Pts
QC Int 189
QC Float 211
QC Mixed 203
46% 201 Pts
MC Int 136
MC Float 173
MC Mixed 160
23% 156 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 8,910,346 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i5 660 Builds (Compare 704 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 48%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 28%
Raft

System: HP Compaq 8100 Elite CMT PC

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 94% - 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

 Comments

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Excellent

5 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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