Average Bench: 48.4% (790th of 1316)

Based on 43,448 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF00020652, 1FABFBFF00020655, BFEBFBFF00020655 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5 CPU 650 @ 3.20GHz
Poor: 38%Average: 48.4% Great: 54%
Gaming
Gaming 48%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 55%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Sail boat

Below average average bench

The Intel Core i5 650 averaged 51.5% 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 65.6Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 73.1Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5 650 is just 15.4%. 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 185Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 185Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 43,448 samples)
Min Avg Max
50.1 Memory 65.6 73.2
49.3 1-Core 73.1 83.3
85.8 2-Core 128 154
54.1% 88.9 Pts
Min Avg Max
116 4-Core 182 205
127 8-Core 185 205
25% 183 Pts
Min Avg Max
133 64-Core 185 205
12.4% 185 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 72.4
1-Core 81.4
2-Core 143
60% 98.8 Pts
4-Core 197
8-Core 204
27% 200 Pts
64-Core 176
12% 176 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.15 GHz (avg)
Memory 67.2
1-Core 77.3
2-Core 144
58% 96.2 Pts
4-Core 197
8-Core 190
27% 194 Pts
64-Core 190
13% 190 Pts
Socket 1156, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 64.5
1-Core 76.2
2-Core 146
56% 95.4 Pts
4-Core 204
8-Core 206
28% 205 Pts
64-Core 202
14% 202 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.35 GHz (avg)
Memory 67.6
1-Core 71.2
2-Core 128
54% 89 Pts
4-Core 170
8-Core 179
24% 174 Pts
64-Core 174
12% 174 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz
Memory 65.4
1-Core 60.4
2-Core 103
48% 76.3 Pts
4-Core 181
8-Core 135
22% 158 Pts
64-Core 193
13% 193 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.15 GHz (avg)
Memory 60.2
1-Core 63.9
2-Core 134
51% 86.2 Pts
4-Core 181
8-Core 188
25% 185 Pts
64-Core 194
13% 194 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 53.8
1-Core 69.3
2-Core 118
48% 80.3 Pts
4-Core 184
8-Core 190
26% 187 Pts
64-Core 189
13% 189 Pts
XU1 PROCESSOR, 1 CPU, 1 cores, 1 threads
Base clock 3.35 GHz
Memory 67.3
1-Core 76.3
2-Core 78.3
50% 74 Pts
4-Core 77.5
8-Core 67.8
10% 72.7 Pts
64-Core 74.3
5% 74.3 Pts
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Typical Core i5 650 Builds (Compare 1,792 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 4%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 47%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 4%
Tree trunk

System: HP Compaq 8100 Elite SFF PC

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 52% - Above average Total price: $178

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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.

Poor

5 months ago.

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


Good

16 months ago.

Still runs decently in 2020 if overclocked by a little


Excellent

13 months ago.

One of the best budget CPUs


Good

3 years ago.

Bom mas vai nos 100% algumas vezes em vários jogos


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