Average Bench: 74.5% (102nd of 1143)

more Based on 77,211 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]

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Poor: 57%Average: 74.5% Great: 90%
Gaming
Gaming 75%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Yacht

Good average bench

The Intel Core i5-3570K averaged 25.4% 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

Quad Core Integer Speed 383Pts
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed 386Pts

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-3570K is 33%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i5-3570K performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Multi Core Floating Point Speed 400Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 394Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 77,211 samples)
Min Avg Max
87.6 SC Int 102 120
85.7 SC Float 104 123
83.6 SC Mixed 103 122
82.3% 103 Pts
Min Avg Max
284 QC Int 383 472
285 QC Float 392 484
280 QC Mixed 386 475
87.8% 387 Pts
Min Avg Max
321 MC Int 391 474
324 MC Float 400 488
319 MC Mixed 394 478
59.2% 395 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
LGA1155, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz
SC Int 95.6
SC Float 99.7
SC Mixed 97.4
78% 97.6 Pts
QC Int 361
QC Float 390
QC Mixed 387
86% 379 Pts
MC Int 380
MC Float 370
MC Mixed 385
57% 378 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)
SC Int 95.2
SC Float 100
SC Mixed 96.1
78% 97.1 Pts
QC Int 376
QC Float 390
QC Mixed 370
86% 379 Pts
MC Int 368
MC Float 369
MC Mixed 336
54% 358 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
SC Int 93.7
SC Float 97.4
SC Mixed 94.8
76% 95.3 Pts
QC Int 352
QC Float 365
QC Mixed 362
81% 359 Pts
MC Int 349
MC Float 354
MC Mixed 357
53% 354 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
SC Int 85.8
SC Float 92.2
SC Mixed 91.9
72% 90 Pts
QC Int 285
QC Float 339
QC Mixed 363
74% 329 Pts
MC Int 316
MC Float 303
MC Mixed 291
46% 303 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz
SC Int 96.8
SC Float 100
SC Mixed 97.9
79% 98.3 Pts
QC Int 370
QC Float 343
QC Mixed 336
79% 350 Pts
MC Int 379
MC Float 391
MC Mixed 377
57% 382 Pts
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 12,875,723 CPUs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $246 @ launch in Apr '12
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Typical Core i5-3570K Builds (Compare 10,201 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 60%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Asrock Z77 Extreme4 - $167

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 85% - Excellent Total price: $781

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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 6 years ago.

Good

14 days ago.

Had it for yours, overclocked to 4.2ghz, amazing cpu.

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

1 day ago.

Its my favorite processor to date. It's in my space desktop that I use for work use but I still prefer it over my I7-4790K


Excellent

10 hrs ago.

É velhinho, mas ainda esta aguentando bem os games. Ótimo over.


Excellent

29 days ago.

great gaming budget processor


Excellent

27 days 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

2 days ago.

To this day one of the best i5 ever made :) I love it!


Excellent

17 days ago.

Still good for 144hz 1080p gaming with gtx 1070. Running 4.4ghz + 16gb ddr3


Excellent

4 months ago.

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


Excellent

1 month ago.

Still runs perfectly in 2018, and can keep up with everything


Good

5 months ago.

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


Very good

5 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


Terrible

14 months ago.

low perfomance for that price


Excellent

6 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

16 months ago.

it low for 4k


Outstanding

2 years ago.

Outstanding


Very good

2 years ago.

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


Excellent

12 months ago.

+1 Because some person had it at a stable 5.4Ghz! I could not do that with my i7-7700k at stock with 87c, without a De-liding, and then probably not even possible, still! Yes we all have to agree, its the TIM. Its proven and fact! Just accept it!


Very good

18 months ago.

4.6 ghz still going strong

Info  www.userbenchmark.com/...

(my benchmark results)


Good

2 months ago.

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


Excellent

1 month ago.

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


Excellent

3 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

10 months ago.

Watercooled 5.8GHz max OC


Outstanding

2 years ago.

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


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