Average Bench: 70.4% (282nd of 1257)

Based on 806 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000306A9 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-3475S CPU @ 2.90GHz
Poor: 61%Average: 70.4% Great: 76%
Gaming
Gaming 70%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht

Good average bench

The Intel Core i5-3475S averaged 29.5% 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 84.9Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 88.9Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-3475S is just 15.2%. 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 330Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 328Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 806 samples)
Min Avg Max
75 Memory 84.9 92.5
75.5 1-Core 88.9 97.5
145 2-Core 173 187
69.5% 116 Pts
Min Avg Max
245 4-Core 324 351
271 8-Core 328 351
44.4% 326 Pts
Min Avg Max
269 64-Core 330 354
22.2% 330 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-3475S CPU @ 2.90GHz, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Memory 91.4
1-Core 87.6
2-Core 175
72% 118 Pts
4-Core 340
8-Core 319
46% 329 Pts
64-Core 337
23% 337 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.25 GHz (avg)
Memory 87
1-Core 96.5
2-Core 183
73% 122 Pts
4-Core 350
8-Core 346
48% 348 Pts
64-Core 348
23% 348 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.25 GHz (avg)
Memory 87.2
1-Core 97.4
2-Core 185
74% 123 Pts
4-Core 343
8-Core 350
47% 347 Pts
64-Core 352
24% 352 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.25 GHz (avg)
Memory 85.4
1-Core 96.6
2-Core 181
72% 121 Pts
4-Core 344
8-Core 346
47% 345 Pts
64-Core 345
23% 345 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.25 GHz (avg)
Memory 84
1-Core 97.1
2-Core 184
72% 122 Pts
4-Core 343
8-Core 344
47% 344 Pts
64-Core 347
23% 347 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.25 GHz (avg)
Memory 80.5
1-Core 89.8
2-Core 170
68% 113 Pts
4-Core 339
8-Core 340
46% 340 Pts
64-Core 337
23% 337 Pts
LGA1155, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 82.7
1-Core 89.1
2-Core 174
69% 115 Pts
4-Core 321
8-Core 332
44% 326 Pts
64-Core 336
23% 336 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 85.7
1-Core 59.9
2-Core 151
60% 98.7 Pts
4-Core 237
8-Core 174
29% 205 Pts
64-Core 229
15% 229 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 31,471,952 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i5-3475S Builds (Compare 7,163 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 6%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 63%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 6%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Dell OptiPlex 7010

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 18% - Very poor Total price: $32

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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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