Average Bench: 73.3% (281st of 1363)

more Based on 202,107 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000306A9, , 0FABFBFF000306A9, BFEBFBFF000306A8, 00004E414C206472, 4920555043070506, 4920555043080306, 1FABFBFF000306A9 Models: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-3570K CPU @ 3.40GHz, Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-3570K CPU @ 3.40GHz

The Core i5-3570K Ivy Bridge processor is one of Intel's best performers to date. In terms of real world performance this processor offers far more than most users are likely to ever need. Scoring 2012 points on the PassMark Single Thread benchmark, the 3570K is within a few percent of the fastest processors currently available and at 77 watts TDP it's no energy hog either. The server orientated GeekBench and PassMark scores of 13920 and 7144 put the 3570K at just over the 50% marker in terms of total processing capacity compared to the other processors in the group test. For server based workloads more performance is available from the Core i7 range of processors but for typical consumer use this processor is already far more powerful than it needs to be. [May '13 CPUPro]

Poor: 59%Average: 73.3% Great: 84%
Gaming
Gaming 73%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 55%
Yacht

Good average bench

The Intel Core i5-3570K averaged 26.7% 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

Avg. Memory Latency 85.2Pts
Avg. Single Core Speed 97.6Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-3570K is 25.3%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i5-3570K performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Speed 363Pts
Avg. Octa Core Speed 361Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 202,107 samples)
Min Avg Max
70.1 Memory 85.2 95.4
77.6 1-Core 97.6 114
151 2-Core 192 225
72.3% 125 Pts
Min Avg Max
237 4-Core 354 443
260 8-Core 361 442
47.7% 357 Pts
Min Avg Max
267 64-Core 363 444
22.5% 363 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
LGA1155, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 82.2
1-Core 102
2-Core 201
73% 128 Pts
4-Core 364
8-Core 375
49% 369 Pts
64-Core 319
20% 319 Pts
Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-3570K CPU @ 3.40GHz, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 92.3
1-Core 97.6
2-Core 178
73% 123 Pts
4-Core 244
8-Core 355
38% 300 Pts
64-Core 330
20% 330 Pts
Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-3570K CPU @ 3.40GHz, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Memory 80
1-Core 88.5
2-Core 164
65% 111 Pts
4-Core 325
8-Core 338
44% 332 Pts
64-Core 303
19% 303 Pts
LGA1155, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Memory 65.5
1-Core 91.1
2-Core 177
62% 111 Pts
4-Core 285
8-Core 287
38% 286 Pts
64-Core 428
26% 428 Pts
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 55,581,859 CPUs tested.

 Prices

MSRP ≈ $246 @ launch in Apr '12
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Gaming
Gaming 41%
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Desktop
Desktop 80%
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Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Asrock Z77 Extreme4 - $183

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 46% - Average Total price: $698

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i5-3570K Processor (6M Cache, up to 3.80 GHz)
Code NameIvy Bridge
Launch DateQ2'12
Processor Numberi5-3570K
# of Cores4
# of Threads4
Cache6 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.1/4.2, AVX
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography22 nm
Recommended Price$225.00 - $235.00
Clock Speed3.4 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency3.8 GHz
Bus Speed5 GT/s DMI
Max TDP77 W
Thermal Solution Specification2011D

Graphics

Processor GraphicsIntel® HD Graphics 4000
Graphics Base Frequency650 MHz
Wireless DisplayYes
# of Displays Supported3
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency1.15 GHz
Quick Sync VideoYes
InTru 3D TechYes
Clear Video HD TechYes
Intel InsiderYes
Flexible Display InterfaceYes

Memory

Max Memory Size32 GB
Memory TypesDDR3 1333/1600
Memory Channels2
Memory Bandwidth25.6 GB/s
ECC Memory SupportedNo

Expansion Options

PCI Express Revision3.0
PCI Express Configurationsup to 1x16, 2x8, 1x8 & 2x4

Data Protection

AES New InstructionsYes
Secure KeyYes

Advanced Technologies

Virtualization Tech (VT-x)Yes
Intel 64Yes
Idle StatesYes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® TechYes
Thermal Monitoring TechnologiesYes
Turbo Boost Tech2.0
Hyper-Threading TechNo
Virtualization for Directed I/O (VT-d)No
VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)Yes
TSX-NINo
vPro TechNo
Identity Protection TechYes

Package

Package Size37.5mm x 37.5mm
Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedFCLGA1155

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
Trusted Execution TechNo
Anti-Theft TechYes

 Comments

LGA1155 Socket

Powering Intel® Intelligent Systems...

Added 10 years ago.

Liked

5 months ago.

Comment 

purchased this cpu when it first came out 4 or 5 years ago, its been over clocked to 4.5ghz from day one.. and it is still going strong.. with absolutely no need or desire to upgrade—Jun '16


Good

16 months ago.

Awesome overclocking stability! i got mine overclocked to 5.68 GHz in stable mode on gigabyte mobo Z77D3H


Good

2 months ago.

très stable jamais de problème et très efficace depuis juillet 2012 sur carte ASUS P8Z77-V LX


Terrible

18 months ago.

old but gold, he reaches more games new games so it is a nice procesor


Good

3 months ago.

Been a good buy, bought it as they were being superseded so it was pretty cheap, mild overclock at 4.1GHz for the last couple of years. runs stable and cool on air.


Excellent

13 months ago.

Still awesome at 4,7 Ghz on air without delid.


Excellent

12 months ago.

actually it's cheap in my country


Terrible

9 months ago.

10 years later and it still runs amazingly good at 5ghz.


Poor

2 years ago.

with 16gb ram and ssd, rx 580 8gb, you will play RDR2 like nothing. best price/quality processor founded on aliexpress. (about 45bucks)


Terrible

2 years ago.

Runs fine at 4.5GHz, as long as 4 cores are enough...


Very good

9 years ago.

Review  computerslol.blogspot.co.uk/...

Image  1.bp.blogspot.com/...
Architecture Diagram

Architecture Diagram

Review  www.guru3d.com/...

Image  www.guru3d.com/...
CPU-Z Stock

CPU-Z Stock

Review  www.notebookcheck.net/...

HD 4000 Integrated Graphics


Good

2 years ago.

Its 2018 and I'm still playing all the newest games on full HD thanks to this CPU.


Terrible

5 years ago.

low perfomance for that price


Good

2 years ago.

Despite having and using this CPU already in my own rig. I can feel the higher core temps than the i5-2500K thanks to the usage of TIM instead of solder for their IHS. Overall, this CPU is going strong and is still sufficient for gaming today (requires lowering settings for newer games though).


Excellent

10 years ago.

Approx 15% better performance than the i5-2500K and the same price. Supersedes the core i5-2500k.

Review  www.techradar.com/...

"The new Intel Core i5 3570K has everything that made its Core i5 2500K such a winning CPU. Per core performance is the best you can buy. It overclocks like there's no tomorrow and it's relatively affordable."

Review  www.tomshardware.com/...

A great Ivy bridge review by toms hardware.


Terrible

5 years ago.

it low for 4k


Excellent

3 years ago.

+1 Because some person had it at a stable 5.4Ghz


Good

9 months ago.

It's alright. Really needs to be overclocked to be useable. luckily this CPU doesn't mind getting boosted. It can play modern games fine with a good GPU. It isn't better then the second gen though. If you can get an i7-2600 for cheaper its better.


Outstanding

6 years ago.

Outstanding


Very good

5 years ago.

For the price and time frame, it was simply awesome. Showing it's age somewhat, but still solid.


Very good

5 years ago.

4.6 ghz still going strong

Info  www.userbenchmark.com/...

(my benchmark results)


Good

4 years ago.

Amazing OC-Potential. Would still be a very good prozessor in 2017 if it had more than 4 cores


Excellent

3 years ago.

Great single core performance (OC'ed to 4.4GHz in my system) makes it an excellent CPU for gaming even in 2018.


Excellent

2 years ago.

Moest overclockable chip available! I love it.


Excellent

24 months ago.

Used since released and still going strong. Starting to show its age a little when comparing to 9th/10th gen with newer tech but will still hold its own.


Excellent

7 years ago.

Overclocked to 4.4GHz. Good performance. No issues, a few years after it's release it holds up well. Great for gaming.


Excellent

4 years ago.

Watercooled 5.8GHz max OC


Good

3 years ago.

Still competitive with a 4.5ghz overclock, makes intel innovation look like a joke.


Outstanding

6 years ago.

4,5Ghz // Máx 80ºC no WC // Desempenho excepcional


Good

3 years ago.

bought this in 2013 and it's still running new games on high/ultra at 1080. I wouldn't buy one new but i don't regret my purchase.


Excellent

2 years ago.

great chip and overclocks very easy to 4.5ghz


Good

17 months ago.

nice processor


Poor

6 months ago.

very kuhl


Excellent

6 months ago.

This thing is just that good for its age, have to rate it five stars.


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