Average Bench: 53.3% (310th of 1197)

Based on 26,115 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000306A9, 0FABFBFF000306A9, 00004E414C206472 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-3330 CPU @ 3.00GHz
Poor: 42%Average: 53.3% Great: 58%
Gaming
Gaming 53%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 55%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 29%
Raft

Average average bench

The Intel Core i5-3330 averaged 46.6% 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 81.6Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 161Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-3330 is just 16%. 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 26,115 samples)
Min Avg Max
66.9 1-Core 81.6 87.7
128 2-Core 161 173
57% 121 Pts
Min Avg Max
205 4-Core 296 329
221 8-Core 301 329
40.7% 298 Pts
Min Avg Max
232 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 98.9
2-Core 199
70% 149 Pts
4-Core 396
8-Core 397
54% 396 Pts
64-Core 395
26% 395 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 86.3
2-Core 170
60% 128 Pts
4-Core 325
8-Core 317
44% 321 Pts
64-Core 326
22% 326 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz
1-Core 82.7
2-Core 165
58% 124 Pts
4-Core 322
8-Core 318
44% 320 Pts
64-Core 324
22% 324 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 83.1
2-Core 159
57% 121 Pts
4-Core 316
8-Core 320
43% 318 Pts
64-Core 318
21% 318 Pts
LGA1155, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 75.5
2-Core 170
57% 123 Pts
4-Core 327
8-Core 326
45% 327 Pts
64-Core 321
22% 321 Pts
LGA1155, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 80.2
2-Core 166
58% 123 Pts
4-Core 315
8-Core 294
42% 305 Pts
64-Core 307
21% 307 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 80.9
2-Core 158
56% 119 Pts
4-Core 274
8-Core 258
37% 266 Pts
64-Core 210
14% 210 Pts
LGA1155, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 3 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 76.8
2-Core 152
54% 114 Pts
4-Core 218
8-Core 219
30% 219 Pts
64-Core 233
16% 233 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,817,177 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i5-3330 Builds (Compare 2,807 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

2 months ago.

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


Good

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


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