Average Bench: 46.1% (844th of 1316)

Based on 15,643 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF00020652, , BFEBFBFF00020655 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3 CPU 530 @ 2.93GHz
Poor: 35%Average: 46.1% Great: 51%
Gaming
Gaming 46%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 52%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat

Below average average bench

The Intel Core i3 530 averaged 53.9% 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 64.2Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 63.8Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i3 530 is just 15.4%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i3 530 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 166Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 165Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 15,643 samples)
Min Avg Max
47.2 Memory 64.2 71.3
42.7 1-Core 63.8 70.8
79.6 2-Core 113 136
49.6% 80.2 Pts
Min Avg Max
111 4-Core 163 181
122 8-Core 165 182
22.4% 164 Pts
Min Avg Max
121 64-Core 166 182
11.2% 166 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
XU1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.95 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 71.8
1-Core 70.5
2-Core 141
57% 94.4 Pts
4-Core 178
8-Core 179
24% 178 Pts
64-Core 181
12% 181 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.95 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 70.2
1-Core 70.5
2-Core 123
54% 87.8 Pts
4-Core 182
8-Core 181
25% 181 Pts
64-Core 180
12% 180 Pts
XU1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.95 GHz
Memory 70.3
1-Core 69.8
2-Core 135
56% 91.6 Pts
4-Core 180
8-Core 179
24% 179 Pts
64-Core 181
12% 181 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.95 GHz
Memory 70.1
1-Core 70.8
2-Core 138
56% 92.9 Pts
4-Core 178
8-Core 178
24% 178 Pts
64-Core 178
12% 178 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.95 GHz
Memory 69.4
1-Core 69.8
2-Core 118
54% 85.9 Pts
4-Core 181
8-Core 169
24% 175 Pts
64-Core 182
12% 182 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.95 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 68.6
1-Core 71.1
2-Core 119
54% 86.1 Pts
4-Core 170
8-Core 184
24% 177 Pts
64-Core 184
12% 184 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.95 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 67.8
1-Core 42.5
2-Core 106
45% 72.2 Pts
4-Core 151
8-Core 136
20% 144 Pts
64-Core 149
10% 149 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.95 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 63.8
1-Core 65.9
2-Core 112
50% 80.7 Pts
4-Core 170
8-Core 161
23% 165 Pts
64-Core 161
11% 161 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.95 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 59.7
1-Core 63.6
2-Core 111
48% 78.2 Pts
4-Core 156
8-Core 171
22% 164 Pts
64-Core 169
11% 169 Pts
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Typical Core i3 530 Builds (Compare 40,811 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 2%
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Desktop
Desktop 45%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk

Disqualified System: bin bin

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 52% - Above average Total price: $127

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i3-530 Processor (4M Cache, 2.93 GHz)
Code NameClarkdale
Launch DateQ1'10
Processor Numberi3-530
# 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 Speed2.93 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

 Comments

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Excellent

2 years ago.

Great GPU For Euro Truck Simulator 2


Excellent

2 years ago.

still decent budget cpu with q6600 or other 775 socket one


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