Average Bench: 64.4% (435th of 1323)

Based on 47,398 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000106E5, , 1FABFBFF000106E5, 00050400000607D0 Models: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5 CPU 750 @ 2.67GHz, Intel(R) Core(TM) i5 CPU S 750 @ 2.40GHz

The Intel Core i5-750 is a mid-range quad core, four thread desktop processor which is part of the Nehalem series launched in Q3 2009. Considering the age of this processor, its effective speed of 67 is damn impressive. It has a base frequency of 2.66 GHz, which boosts to 3.2 GHz turbo when under load and can be significantly extended beyond by overclocking. Combined with a decent graphics card, the i5-750 should give a reasonable gaming experience even by today’s standards. There are of course faster modern alternatives such as the i5-4690K, but if you already have the 750 with an older graphics card it's likely that your GPU will need updating before the CPU. Comparing the 750 and 4690K shows that the 4690K has an effective speed of 109 which is 62% faster than the now five years old i5-750. [Nov '14 CPUPro]

Poor: 50%Average: 64.4% Great: 72%
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht

Above average average bench

The Intel Core i5-750 averaged 35.5% 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 87.4Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 68.7Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-750 is 21.7%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i5-750 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 246Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 244Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 47,398 samples)
Min Avg Max
74.8 Memory 87.4 94.3
48.6 1-Core 68.7 83.1
90.2 2-Core 131 162
60.7% 95.7 Pts
Min Avg Max
143 4-Core 242 306
153 8-Core 244 310
33.2% 243 Pts
Min Avg Max
161 64-Core 246 309
16.5% 246 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
LGA1156, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.65 GHz
Memory 93.7
1-Core 69.2
2-Core 139
64% 101 Pts
4-Core 274
8-Core 269
37% 272 Pts
64-Core 271
18% 271 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.65 GHz
Memory 92.6
1-Core 64.3
2-Core 138
62% 98.4 Pts
4-Core 276
8-Core 277
38% 276 Pts
64-Core 277
19% 277 Pts
Socket 1156, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.65 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 92.5
1-Core 77.5
2-Core 146
66% 105 Pts
4-Core 275
8-Core 272
38% 274 Pts
64-Core 273
18% 273 Pts
XU1 PROCESSOR, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.95 GHz (avg)
Memory 83.8
1-Core 76.6
2-Core 150
64% 104 Pts
4-Core 266
8-Core 268
36% 267 Pts
64-Core 266
18% 266 Pts
LGA1156, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.65 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 80.8
1-Core 72.9
2-Core 141
61% 98.2 Pts
4-Core 255
8-Core 269
36% 262 Pts
64-Core 262
18% 262 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 48,528,343 CPUs tested.

 Prices

MSRP ≈ $200 @ launch in Jul '09
AmazonUS $901 month
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Typical Core i5-750 Builds (Compare 2,612 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 23%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 17%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Asus P7P55D

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 50% - Average Total price: $334

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i5-750 Processor (8M Cache, 2.66 GHz)
Code NameLynnfield
Launch DateQ3'09
Processor Numberi5-750
# of Cores4
# of Threads4
Cache8 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.2
Embedded Options AvailableYes
Lithography45 nm
VID Voltage Range0.6500V-1.4000V
Recommended Price$193.00 - $213.00
Clock Speed2.66 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency3.2 GHz
Bus Speed2.5 GT/s DMI
Max TDP95 W

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 InstructionsNo

Advanced Technologies

Virtualization Tech (VT-x)Yes
Intel 64Yes
Idle StatesYes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® TechYes
Thermal Monitoring TechnologiesNo
Turbo Boost Tech1.0
Hyper-Threading TechNo
VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)Yes
Demand Based SwitchingNo
vPro TechNo

Package

Package Size37.5mm x 37.5mm
Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedLGA1156
Processing Die Size296 mm2
# of Processing Die Transistors774 million

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
Trusted Execution TechNo

 Comments

Nehalem Intel® Core™ i5 Processor...

Added 7 years ago.

Good

14 months ago.

9 years later, not that slow :)


Excellent

17 months ago.

after 10 years it's still a good processor


Excellent

4 months ago.

great for starting off in the gaming pc world


Good

13 months ago.

if overcloaked at 3.9 ghz can easily outperform i5 4460! still using it after 7 years of heavy gaming activity with different GPUs. currently pairing it with a RX 480 and 60 fps gaming.


Excellent

13 days ago.

I love it with my gt 1030 config


Good

3 years ago.

It still holds well when overclocked at 3.8 GHz.


Below average

7 years ago.


Poor

2 years ago.

I've had this CPU for 9 years now and it's still going strong! Probably the best CPU buy of my life.


Excellent

4 years ago.

fantastic perfomance and overdrive! work spable in my PC on 4000 GHz! FSB 170*24


Good

2 years ago.

The 4 core 4 thread Lynnfield processor is the best value for most gamers and more advanced users. Offered nearly i7-like performance for 2/3 of the price of lowest end i7 which made this CPU popular for high-end gaming. Still worth it today albeit for light-medium gaming and slightly more advanced modern basic tasks.


Average

2 years ago.

totodan cpu


Excellent

5 months ago.

Selbst im Jahre 2021 noch zu gebrauchen.. Wenn man bedenkt das er gute 10Jahre ist, Wahnsinn.


Excellent

2 years ago.

best cpu i ever owned lol.


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