Average Bench: 58.1% (267th of 1158)

Based on 19,605 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000306A9, 0FABFBFF000306A9, 00004E414C206472 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-3330 CPU @ 3.00GHz
Poor: 45%Average: 58.1% Great: 63%
Gaming
Gaming 58%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 58%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Jet ski

Average average bench

The Intel Core i5-3330 averaged 41.8% 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 295Pts
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed 298Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-3330 is just 18.6%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i5-3330 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Multi Core Floating Point Speed 311Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 307Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 19,605 samples)
Min Avg Max
69.3 SC Int 81.2 86.4
67.3 SC Float 83 88.9
70.4 SC Mixed 82.1 87.6
65.7% 82.1 Pts
Min Avg Max
211 QC Int 295 326
208 QC Float 303 334
206 QC Mixed 298 329
67.7% 299 Pts
Min Avg Max
241 MC Int 304 327
237 MC Float 311 335
237 MC Mixed 307 331
46% 307 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 85.7
SC Float 88
SC Mixed 86.8
69% 86.8 Pts
QC Int 322
QC Float 328
QC Mixed 322
73% 324 Pts
MC Int 319
MC Float 329
MC Mixed 329
49% 326 Pts
Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-3330 CPU @ 3.00GHz, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
SC Int 84.4
SC Float 87
SC Mixed 86.4
69% 85.9 Pts
QC Int 320
QC Float 327
QC Mixed 320
73% 322 Pts
MC Int 280
MC Float 282
MC Mixed 300
43% 287 Pts
Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-3330 CPU @ 3.00GHz, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
SC Int 72.6
SC Float 77.3
SC Mixed 70.9
59% 73.6 Pts
QC Int 250
QC Float 278
QC Mixed 294
62% 274 Pts
MC Int 309
MC Float 303
MC Mixed 300
46% 304 Pts
LGA1155, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 74.8
SC Float 82.1
SC Mixed 78.6
63% 78.5 Pts
QC Int 268
QC Float 260
QC Mixed 266
60% 265 Pts
MC Int 278
MC Float 283
MC Mixed 276
42% 279 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 80.3
SC Float 82.9
SC Mixed 81.1
65% 81.4 Pts
QC Int 222
QC Float 220
QC Mixed 185
47% 209 Pts
MC Int 317
MC Float 320
MC Mixed 319
48% 318 Pts
LGA1155, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 71.2
SC Float 73.7
SC Mixed 74.1
58% 73 Pts
QC Int 136
QC Float 152
QC Mixed 137
32% 142 Pts
MC Int 183
MC Float 181
MC Mixed 250
31% 204 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 17,040,687 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i5-3330 Builds (Compare 2,157 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 31%
Sail boat

System: Dell Inspiron 660

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 109% - Outstanding Total price: $92

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i5-3330 Processor (6M Cache, up to 3.20 GHz)
Code NameIvy Bridge
Launch DateQ3'12
Processor Numberi5-3330
# of Cores4
# of Threads4
Cache6 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.1/4.2, AVX
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography22 nm
Recommended Price$182.00 - $187.00
Clock Speed3 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency3.2 GHz
Bus Speed5 GT/s DMI
Max TDP77 W
Thermal Solution Specification2011D

Graphics

Processor GraphicsIntel® HD Graphics 2500
Graphics Base Frequency650 MHz
Wireless DisplayYes
# of Displays Supported3
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency1.05 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)Yes
VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)Yes
TSX-NINo
vPro TechNo
Identity Protection TechYes
My WiFi 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

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Terrible

5 months ago.

This CPU continues to serve me well. I run PubG on medium settings with a R9 380 and get 60FPS. That said I am looking to upgrade soon and am considering either an i5 8400 or an i5 8600k. I expect whichever I choose will serve me as well as this i5 3330 has done.


Good

7 months ago.

This CPU served me well since 2012. Today I'm upgrading to Ryzen 5 1600, as it's lacking performance.


Excellent

12 days ago.

it works well for me i have gtx 1050 ti and can reach 40 fps fortnite ultra minimum


Poor

2 months ago.

it really suck for most of new games. GTA V with 1060 got FPS real high but stuttering and drop it to 1-5 for short time (or maybe minutes sometime) cant play with happiness and more with other games same problem. in fact i understand this CPU is really old and not a top model even in it's age just wanted to recommend if you want to play high-end game you must pay the price for higher CPU but it's worth you know that


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