Average Bench: 40.6% (509th of 1213)

Based on 584 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF00020655 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3 CPU 560 @ 3.33GHz
Poor: 31%Average: 40.6% Great: 48%
Gaming
Gaming 41%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 46%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 20%
Surfboard

Below average average bench

The Intel Core i3 560 averaged 59.3% 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 75Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 131Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i3 560 is just 16.2%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i3 560 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 196Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 193Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 584 samples)
Min Avg Max
54.6 1-Core 75 87.5
92.6 2-Core 131 159
49.6% 103 Pts
Min Avg Max
136 4-Core 190 222
146 8-Core 193 224
26.1% 191 Pts
Min Avg Max
153 64-Core 196 225
13.1% 196 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
Socket 1156, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.35 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 79
2-Core 153
55% 116 Pts
4-Core 194
8-Core 197
27% 196 Pts
64-Core 155
10% 155 Pts
LGA1156, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.35 GHz
1-Core 73.4
2-Core 131
49% 102 Pts
4-Core 194
8-Core 198
27% 196 Pts
64-Core 196
13% 196 Pts
LGA1156, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.35 GHz, turbo 3.05 GHz (avg)
1-Core 73.5
2-Core 118
47% 95.6 Pts
4-Core 182
8-Core 183
25% 182 Pts
64-Core 182
12% 182 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.35 GHz
1-Core 80
2-Core 112
48% 95.8 Pts
4-Core 145
8-Core 160
20% 152 Pts
64-Core 190
13% 190 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.35 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 74.1
2-Core 122
48% 97.8 Pts
4-Core 148
8-Core 170
21% 159 Pts
64-Core 182
12% 182 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.35 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 69.6
2-Core 116
45% 92.6 Pts
4-Core 159
8-Core 176
22% 167 Pts
64-Core 184
12% 184 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 26,211,355 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i3 560 Builds (Compare 1,858 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 44%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 22%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-H55M-UD2H

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 19% - Very poor Total price: $61

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i3-560 Processor (4M Cache, 3.33 GHz)
Code NameClarkdale
Launch DateQ3'10
Processor Numberi3-560
# of Cores2
# of Threads4
Cache4 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.2
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography32 nm
VID Voltage Range0.6500V-1.4000V
Recommended Price$117.00
Clock Speed3.33 GHz
Bus Speed2.5 GT/s DMI
Max TDP73 W

Graphics

Processor GraphicsIntel® HD Graphics
Graphics Base Frequency733 MHz
# of Displays Supported2
Clear Video HD TechYes
Flexible Display InterfaceYes

Memory

Max Memory Size16 GB
Memory TypesDDR3 1066/1333
Memory Channels2
Memory Bandwidth21 GB/s
Physical Address Extensions36-bit

Expansion Options

PCI Express Revision2.0
PCI Express Configurations1x16, 2x8
Max # of PCI Express Lanes16

Data Protection

AES New InstructionsNo

Advanced Technologies

Virtualization Tech (VT-x)Yes
Intel 64Yes
Idle StatesYes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® TechYes
Thermal Monitoring TechnologiesNo
Turbo Boost TechNo
Hyper-Threading TechYes
VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)Yes
Demand Based SwitchingNo
vPro TechNo

Package

Package Size37.5mm x 37.5mm
Graphics and IMC Lithography45 nm
Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedFCLGA1156
Processing Die Size81 mm2
# of Processing Die Transistors382 million
Graphics and IMC Die Size114 mm2
# of Graphics and IMC Die Transistors177 million

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
Trusted Execution TechNo

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