Average Bench: 41.6% (449th of 1105)

Based on 11,291 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF00020652, 1FABFBFF00020655, BFEBFBFF00020655 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5 CPU 650 @ 3.20GHz
Poor: 32%Average: 41.6% Great: 46%
Gaming
Gaming 42%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 48%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 25%
Surfboard

Below average average bench

The Intel Core i5 650 averaged 58.3% 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 77.5Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 75.2Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5 650 is just 13.6%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i5 650 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Multi Core Floating Point Speed 200Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 193Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 11,291 samples)
Min Avg Max
51.7 SC Int 73 82
58.1 SC Float 77.5 84.9
54.3 SC Mixed 75.2 83.6
60.2% 75.2 Pts
Min Avg Max
126 QC Int 176 195
139 QC Float 194 214
132 QC Mixed 187 207
42.1% 186 Pts
Min Avg Max
145 MC Int 182 196
155 MC Float 200 215
152 MC Mixed 193 208
28.6% 191 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 3.2 GHz
SC Int 79.4
SC Float 84.6
SC Mixed 82.1
66% 82 Pts
QC Int 194
QC Float 212
QC Mixed 206
46% 204 Pts
MC Int 194
MC Float 213
MC Mixed 208
31% 205 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.35 GHz (avg)
SC Int 82.6
SC Float 82.1
SC Mixed 83.5
66% 82.7 Pts
QC Int 194
QC Float 208
QC Mixed 205
46% 202 Pts
MC Int 172
MC Float 198
MC Mixed 191
28% 187 Pts
Socket 1156, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz
SC Int 76.3
SC Float 82.1
SC Mixed 79.2
63% 79.2 Pts
QC Int 194
QC Float 213
QC Mixed 207
46% 205 Pts
MC Int 196
MC Float 215
MC Mixed 210
31% 207 Pts
LGA1156, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.35 GHz (avg)
SC Int 77.6
SC Float 82.4
SC Mixed 80.6
64% 80.2 Pts
QC Int 194
QC Float 218
QC Mixed 202
46% 205 Pts
MC Int 195
MC Float 214
MC Mixed 207
31% 205 Pts
XU1 PROCESSOR, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.35 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
SC Int 72
SC Float 77.5
SC Mixed 75.1
60% 74.9 Pts
QC Int 193
QC Float 215
QC Mixed 206
46% 205 Pts
MC Int 195
MC Float 214
MC Mixed 198
30% 202 Pts
XU1 PROCESSOR, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.35 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
SC Int 60.1
SC Float 67.9
SC Mixed 63.6
51% 63.9 Pts
QC Int 179
QC Float 187
QC Mixed 188
42% 185 Pts
MC Int 193
MC Float 209
MC Mixed 204
30% 202 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz
SC Int 73.3
SC Float 78.6
SC Mixed 66.4
58% 72.8 Pts
QC Int 148
QC Float 160
QC Mixed 178
37% 162 Pts
MC Int 182
MC Float 197
MC Mixed 197
29% 192 Pts
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Typical Core i5 650 Builds (Compare 937 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 47%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 27%
Raft

System: HP Compaq 8100 Elite SFF PC

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 77% - Very good Total price: $200

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i5-650 Processor (4M Cache, 3.20 GHz)
Code NameClarkdale
Launch DateQ1'10
Processor Numberi5-650
# 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$177.00
Clock Speed3.2 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency3.46 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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