Average Bench: 47.6% (294th of 1182)

Based on 25,696 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000306A9, 0FABFBFF000306A9, 00004E414C206472 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-3330 CPU @ 3.00GHz
Poor: 35%Average: 47.6% Great: 52%
Gaming
Gaming 48%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 55%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 29%
Raft

Below average average bench

The Intel Core i5-3330 averaged 52.4% 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

Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 81.3Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 160Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-3330 is just 17.2%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i5-3330 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 303Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 300Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 25,696 samples)
Min Avg Max
68.5 1-Core 81.3 87.6
131 2-Core 160 173
56.8% 121 Pts
Min Avg Max
203 4-Core 296 329
231 8-Core 300 330
40.7% 298 Pts
Min Avg Max
231 64-Core 303 332
20.4% 303 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
1-Core 99.1
2-Core 197
70% 148 Pts
4-Core 390
8-Core 385
53% 388 Pts
64-Core 400
27% 400 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.05 GHz (avg)
1-Core 85.5
2-Core 167
60% 126 Pts
4-Core 324
8-Core 319
44% 322 Pts
64-Core 325
22% 325 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 87
2-Core 171
61% 129 Pts
4-Core 315
8-Core 322
43% 319 Pts
64-Core 326
22% 326 Pts
LGA1155, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 52.1
2-Core 123
40% 87.6 Pts
4-Core 268
8-Core 298
38% 283 Pts
64-Core 314
21% 314 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)
1-Core 83.7
2-Core 157
57% 120 Pts
4-Core 243
8-Core 233
33% 238 Pts
64-Core 219
15% 219 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 68.2
2-Core 132
47% 99.9 Pts
4-Core 220
8-Core 212
30% 216 Pts
64-Core 212
14% 212 Pts
LGA1155, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 21.2
2-Core 36.9
14% 29.1 Pts
4-Core 167
8-Core 247
27% 207 Pts
64-Core 228
15% 228 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 20,346,133 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i5-3330 Builds (Compare 2,622 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 52%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 27%
Raft

System: Dell Inspiron 660

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 18% - Very poor Total price: $70

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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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Good

17 days ago.

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


Good

27 days 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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