Average Bench: 76.1% (207th of 1316)

more Based on 177,619 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: 63%Average: 76.1% Great: 87%
Gaming
Gaming 76%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat

Good average bench

The Intel Core i5-3570K averaged 23.8% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Intel Core i5-3570K near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. Memory Latency 86.5Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 101Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-3570K is 23.5%. 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 Mixed Speed 387Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 385Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 177,619 samples)
Min Avg Max
75.4 Memory 86.5 95.5
84.3 1-Core 101 120
157 2-Core 200 237
76.2% 129 Pts
Min Avg Max
266 4-Core 380 467
292 8-Core 385 464
52.2% 383 Pts
Min Avg Max
295 64-Core 387 469
26% 387 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
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 88.2
1-Core 98.1
2-Core 195
75% 127 Pts
4-Core 367
8-Core 366
50% 366 Pts
64-Core 347
23% 347 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 88
1-Core 93.8
2-Core 188
74% 123 Pts
4-Core 328
8-Core 350
46% 339 Pts
64-Core 349
23% 349 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 72
1-Core 81.7
2-Core 196
66% 117 Pts
4-Core 388
8-Core 392
53% 390 Pts
64-Core 378
25% 378 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
Memory 25.2
1-Core 47.4
2-Core 93.7
31% 55.4 Pts
4-Core 107
8-Core 90.8
14% 98.9 Pts
64-Core 101
7% 101 Pts
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 45,063,040 CPUs tested.

 Prices

MSRP ≈ $246 @ launch in Apr '12
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Gaming
Gaming 41%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Asrock Z77 Extreme4 - $183

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 47% - Average Total price: $717

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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 9 years ago.

Liked

24 days 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

5 days ago.

ı been using 3570k for 9years.and im using too.İts very fast!


Good

2 month ago.

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


Excellent

2 months ago.

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


Terrible

4 months ago.

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


Poor

2 months ago.

great gaming budget processor


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

10 months ago.

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


Excellent

20 days ago.

actually it's cheap in my country


Excellent

7 months ago.

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


Poor

10 months ago.

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


Very good

8 years ago.

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

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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

16 months ago.

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


Good

18 months ago.

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


Terrible

3 years ago.

low perfomance for that price


Good

21 months 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

9 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

3 years ago.

it low for 4k


Excellent

2 years ago.

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


Outstanding

5 years ago.

Outstanding


Very good

4 years ago.

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


Very good

4 years ago.

4.6 ghz still going strong

Info  www.userbenchmark.com/...

(my benchmark results)


Good

2 years ago.

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


Excellent

2 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

14 months ago.

Moest overclockable chip available! I love it.


Excellent

10 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

5 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

3 years ago.

Watercooled 5.8GHz max OC


Good

2 years ago.

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


Outstanding

5 years ago.

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


Good

2 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

20 months ago.

great chip and overclocks very easy to 4.5ghz


Good

3 months ago.

nice processor


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