Average Bench: 58.9% (259th of 1206)

Based on 613 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000306A9 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-3475S CPU @ 2.90GHz
Poor: 50%Average: 58.9% Great: 63%
Gaming
Gaming 59%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat

Average average bench

The Intel Core i5-3475S averaged 41.1% 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. Single Core Mixed Speed 90Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 175Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-3475S is just 13.3%. 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 613 samples)
Min Avg Max
77.6 1-Core 90 97.8
150 2-Core 175 188
62.6% 132 Pts
Min Avg Max
266 4-Core 328 352
282 8-Core 332 353
45% 330 Pts
Min Avg Max
281 64-Core 334 354
22.4% 334 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.25 GHz (avg)
1-Core 96.6
2-Core 180
66% 138 Pts
4-Core 350
8-Core 340
47% 345 Pts
64-Core 349
23% 349 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
1-Core 96.5
2-Core 186
67% 141 Pts
4-Core 339
8-Core 343
46% 341 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)
1-Core 95.4
2-Core 181
66% 138 Pts
4-Core 336
8-Core 337
46% 337 Pts
64-Core 349
23% 349 Pts
LGA1155, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
1-Core 86.6
2-Core 176
62% 131 Pts
4-Core 355
8-Core 348
48% 351 Pts
64-Core 354
24% 354 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
1-Core 89.6
2-Core 179
63% 134 Pts
4-Core 334
8-Core 335
46% 335 Pts
64-Core 332
22% 332 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
1-Core 91.2
2-Core 173
63% 132 Pts
4-Core 322
8-Core 335
45% 329 Pts
64-Core 345
23% 345 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 22,643,011 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i5-3475S Builds (Compare 17,194 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: 19% - 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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