Average Bench: 67.9% (329th of 1265)

Based on 39,561 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000306A9, 0FABFBFF000306A9, 00004E414C206472 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-3330 CPU @ 3.00GHz
Poor: 57%Average: 67.9% Great: 74%
Gaming
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 50%
Yacht

Above average average bench

The Intel Core i5-3330 averaged 32.1% 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 84.7Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 81.8Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-3330 is just 17.3%. 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 301Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 39,561 samples)
Min Avg Max
73.7 Memory 84.7 92.8
70.2 1-Core 81.8 87.6
128 2-Core 160 173
66.3% 109 Pts
Min Avg Max
205 4-Core 296 329
229 8-Core 301 329
40.7% 298 Pts
Min Avg Max
229 64-Core 303 331
20.3% 303 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
Memory 94.3
1-Core 87.3
2-Core 170
72% 117 Pts
4-Core 320
8-Core 319
44% 320 Pts
64-Core 327
22% 327 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)
Memory 92.5
1-Core 86.3
2-Core 172
71% 117 Pts
4-Core 317
8-Core 318
43% 317 Pts
64-Core 326
22% 326 Pts
LGA1155, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
Memory 89.7
1-Core 79.4
2-Core 174
69% 114 Pts
4-Core 325
8-Core 323
44% 324 Pts
64-Core 330
22% 330 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
Memory 84.2
1-Core 82.8
2-Core 164
67% 111 Pts
4-Core 311
8-Core 306
42% 308 Pts
64-Core 314
21% 314 Pts
LGA1155, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
Memory 84.8
1-Core 82.3
2-Core 165
67% 111 Pts
4-Core 306
8-Core 281
41% 294 Pts
64-Core 317
21% 317 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
Memory 83.7
1-Core 81
2-Core 156
65% 107 Pts
4-Core 253
8-Core 270
35% 261 Pts
64-Core 272
18% 272 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)
Memory 83.1
1-Core 76.7
2-Core 132
61% 97.4 Pts
4-Core 244
8-Core 254
34% 249 Pts
64-Core 270
18% 270 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)
Memory 86.2
1-Core 60.4
2-Core 142
60% 96.2 Pts
4-Core 223
8-Core 256
32% 239 Pts
64-Core 270
18% 270 Pts
LGA1155, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
Memory 73.9
1-Core 78.1
2-Core 147
60% 99.8 Pts
4-Core 255
8-Core 235
34% 245 Pts
64-Core 210
14% 210 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 33,602,844 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i5-3330 Builds (Compare 1,182 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 7%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 62%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 7%
Tree trunk

System: Dell Inspiron 660

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 31% - Below average Total price: $69

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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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Excellent

3 months ago.

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


Poor

1 month 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


Excellent

2 months ago.

Ripped it outta an old pre-built for free, runs great for what it is!


Good

7 months ago.

Only paid 25$ for one, for the price it's nice!


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