Average Bench: 39.8% (525th of 1206)

Based on 26,419 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF00020652, 1FABFBFF00020655, BFEBFBFF00020655 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5 CPU 650 @ 3.20GHz
Poor: 29%Average: 39.8% Great: 45%
Gaming
Gaming 40%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 45%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 19%
Surfboard

Poor average bench

The Intel Core i5 650 averaged 60.1% 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 74.2Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 130Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5 650 is just 15.5%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i5 650 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 188Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 187Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 26,419 samples)
Min Avg Max
52.5 1-Core 74.2 83.5
89.8 2-Core 130 156
49% 102 Pts
Min Avg Max
120 4-Core 184 205
132 8-Core 187 206
25.3% 186 Pts
Min Avg Max
137 64-Core 188 206
12.6% 188 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
XU1 PROCESSOR, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.35 GHz
1-Core 78.8
2-Core 141
52% 110 Pts
4-Core 205
8-Core 204
28% 204 Pts
64-Core 206
14% 206 Pts
Socket 1156, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz
1-Core 78.5
2-Core 131
51% 105 Pts
4-Core 202
8-Core 199
28% 200 Pts
64-Core 203
14% 203 Pts
LGA1156, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.35 GHz (avg)
1-Core 82.5
2-Core 139
54% 111 Pts
4-Core 170
8-Core 205
25% 187 Pts
64-Core 204
14% 204 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz
1-Core 75.7
2-Core 140
51% 108 Pts
4-Core 183
8-Core 189
25% 186 Pts
64-Core 203
14% 203 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz
1-Core 79.3
2-Core 116
48% 97.5 Pts
4-Core 174
8-Core 181
24% 178 Pts
64-Core 198
13% 198 Pts
XU1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
1-Core 76.2
2-Core 110
46% 93.3 Pts
4-Core 173
8-Core 174
24% 174 Pts
64-Core 173
12% 173 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.35 GHz (avg)
1-Core 74.2
2-Core 125
48% 99.5 Pts
4-Core 162
8-Core 173
23% 168 Pts
64-Core 176
12% 176 Pts
XU1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 67.9
2-Core 124
46% 95.9 Pts
4-Core 158
8-Core 140
21% 149 Pts
64-Core 167
11% 167 Pts
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Typical Core i5 650 Builds (Compare 2,305 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 41%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 23%
Surfboard

System: HP Compaq 8100 Elite SFF PC

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 40% - Average Total price: $237

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i5-650 Processor (4M Cache, 3.20 GHz)
Code NameClarkdale
Launch DateQ1'10
Processor Numberi5-650
# 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$177.00
Clock Speed3.2 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency3.46 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 InstructionsYes

Advanced Technologies

Virtualization Tech (VT-x)Yes
Intel 64Yes
Idle StatesYes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® TechYes
Thermal Monitoring TechnologiesNo
Turbo Boost Tech1.0
Hyper-Threading TechYes
Virtualization for Directed I/O (VT-d)Yes
VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)Yes
Demand Based SwitchingNo
vPro TechYes

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 TechYes

 Comments

Added n/a ago.

Terrible

15 months ago.

It's a dual core which can severly limit its performance. Also the first ever i5 released by Intel so outdated.


Poor

20 hrs ago.

.l.


Excellent

13 months ago.

One of the best budget CPUs


Good

17 months ago.

Bom mas vai nos 100% algumas vezes em vários jogos


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