Average Bench: 45.6% (927th of 1452)

Based on 16,724 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF00020652, , BFEBFBFF00020655 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3 CPU 530 @ 2.93GHz
Poor: 33%Average: 45.6% Great: 51%
Gaming
Gaming 46%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 52%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat

Below average average bench

The Intel Core i3 530 averaged 54.4% 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 63.8Pts
Avg. Single Core Speed 64.6Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i3 530 is just 18.5%. 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 Speed 164Pts
Avg. Octa Core Speed 163Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 16,724 samples)
Min Avg Max
41.4 Memory 63.8 71.9
41.9 1-Core 64.6 73.1
67.7 2-Core 113 142
48.7% 80.5 Pts
Min Avg Max
94.6 4-Core 160 182
108 8-Core 163 182
21.5% 161 Pts
Min Avg Max
110 64-Core 164 183
10.2% 164 Pts
User Benchmarks BenchNormalHeavyServer
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
LGA1156, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.95 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 69.7
1-Core 71.5
2-Core 133
54% 91.4 Pts
4-Core 171
8-Core 173
23% 172 Pts
64-Core 172
11% 172 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.95 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 68.3
1-Core 67.9
2-Core 125
52% 87.2 Pts
4-Core 159
8-Core 164
22% 161 Pts
64-Core 165
10% 165 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.95 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 66.2
1-Core 69.7
2-Core 118
51% 84.8 Pts
4-Core 169
8-Core 169
23% 169 Pts
64-Core 156
10% 156 Pts
Socket 1156, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.95 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 67.9
1-Core 65.8
2-Core 114
50% 82.4 Pts
4-Core 145
8-Core 159
20% 152 Pts
64-Core 156
10% 156 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.95 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 64.4
1-Core 68.6
2-Core 115
50% 82.6 Pts
4-Core 158
8-Core 161
21% 160 Pts
64-Core 160
10% 160 Pts
XU1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.95 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 62
1-Core 60.4
2-Core 95.9
45% 72.8 Pts
4-Core 168
8-Core 171
23% 170 Pts
64-Core 171
11% 171 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.95 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 60
1-Core 67.4
2-Core 126
50% 84.5 Pts
4-Core 164
8-Core 165
22% 165 Pts
64-Core 164
10% 164 Pts
Socket 1156, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.95 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 64.1
1-Core 40.8
2-Core 74
39% 59.6 Pts
4-Core 98.2
8-Core 148
15% 123 Pts
64-Core 150
9% 150 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.95 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 59.6
1-Core 46.1
2-Core 54.3
36% 53.3 Pts
4-Core 24
8-Core 110
7% 66.8 Pts
64-Core 129
8% 129 Pts
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Typical Core i3 530 Builds (Compare 24,498 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

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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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22 months ago.

i used this process for 10 years, still get the job done.


Terrible

2 years ago.

So trash but better than Celeron N3050


Excellent

5 years ago.

Great GPU For Euro Truck Simulator 2


Good

8 months ago.

still decent budget cpu with q6600 or other 775 socket one


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