Average Bench: 52.6% (246th of 1184)

Based on 553 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000306A9 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-3475S CPU @ 2.90GHz
Poor: 45%Average: 52.6% Great: 56%
Gaming
Gaming 53%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat

Average average bench

The Intel Core i5-3475S averaged 47.3% 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 89.8Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 175Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-3475S is just 11.6%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i5-3475S performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 334Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 332Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 553 samples)
Min Avg Max
77.1 1-Core 89.8 97.9
150 2-Core 175 188
62.5% 132 Pts
Min Avg Max
266 4-Core 328 352
284 8-Core 332 353
45% 330 Pts
Min Avg Max
280 64-Core 334 354
22.4% 334 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
LGA1155 CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.25 GHz (avg)
1-Core 96.2
2-Core 182
66% 139 Pts
4-Core 344
8-Core 345
47% 345 Pts
64-Core 344
23% 344 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
1-Core 95.5
2-Core 180
65% 138 Pts
4-Core 345
8-Core 345
47% 345 Pts
64-Core 344
23% 344 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz
1-Core 90.1
2-Core 180
64% 135 Pts
4-Core 345
8-Core 348
47% 347 Pts
64-Core 344
23% 344 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
1-Core 96.8
2-Core 183
66% 140 Pts
4-Core 342
8-Core 342
47% 342 Pts
64-Core 349
23% 349 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
1-Core 86
2-Core 182
62% 134 Pts
4-Core 343
8-Core 348
47% 346 Pts
64-Core 352
24% 352 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
1-Core 91
2-Core 168
62% 130 Pts
4-Core 320
8-Core 332
44% 326 Pts
64-Core 335
22% 335 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
1-Core 86.6
2-Core 135
54% 111 Pts
4-Core 318
8-Core 295
42% 307 Pts
64-Core 317
21% 317 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
1-Core 78.9
2-Core 162
56% 120 Pts
4-Core 309
8-Core 313
42% 311 Pts
64-Core 298
20% 298 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,083,413 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i5-3475S Builds (Compare 15,635 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 50%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 27%
Raft

Motherboard: Dell OptiPlex 7010

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 20% - Very poor Total price: $31

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i5-3475S Processor (6M Cache, up to 3.60 GHz)
Code NameIvy Bridge
Launch DateQ2'12
Processor Numberi5-3475S
# of Cores4
# of Threads4
Cache6 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.1/4.2, AVX
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography22 nm
Recommended Price$201.00
Clock Speed2.9 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency3.6 GHz
Bus Speed5 GT/s DMI
Max TDP65 W
Thermal Solution Specification2011C

Graphics

Processor GraphicsIntel® HD Graphics 4000
Graphics Base Frequency650 MHz
Wireless DisplayYes
# of Displays Supported3
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency1.1 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 TechYes
Identity Protection TechYes

Package

Package Size37.5mm x 37.5mm
Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedFCLGA1155

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
Trusted Execution TechYes
Anti-Theft TechYes

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