Average Bench: 39.9% (522nd 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: 39.9% Great: 44%
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 129Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5 650 is just 15%. 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 189Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 187Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 26,419 samples)
Min Avg Max
53 1-Core 74.2 83.5
85.3 2-Core 129 156
48.9% 102 Pts
Min Avg Max
123 4-Core 185 205
140 8-Core 187 205
25.4% 186 Pts
Min Avg Max
142 64-Core 189 205
12.7% 189 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.35 GHz (avg)
1-Core 81.3
2-Core 149
55% 115 Pts
4-Core 208
8-Core 204
28% 206 Pts
64-Core 201
14% 201 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.35 GHz (avg)
1-Core 82.4
2-Core 151
56% 117 Pts
4-Core 202
8-Core 203
28% 203 Pts
64-Core 202
14% 202 Pts
Socket 1156, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 82.1
2-Core 146
55% 114 Pts
4-Core 202
8-Core 202
28% 202 Pts
64-Core 201
14% 201 Pts
Socket 1156, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 80
2-Core 148
54% 114 Pts
4-Core 204
8-Core 203
28% 203 Pts
64-Core 204
14% 204 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 79.4
2-Core 144
53% 112 Pts
4-Core 195
8-Core 201
27% 198 Pts
64-Core 203
14% 203 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.35 GHz (avg)
1-Core 78.1
2-Core 121
49% 99.6 Pts
4-Core 203
8-Core 203
28% 203 Pts
64-Core 197
13% 197 Pts
XU1 PROCESSOR, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.35 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
1-Core 77.3
2-Core 131
50% 104 Pts
4-Core 183
8-Core 191
25% 187 Pts
64-Core 195
13% 195 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.35 GHz (avg)
1-Core 65.4
2-Core 112
43% 88.9 Pts
4-Core 148
8-Core 132
20% 140 Pts
64-Core 152
10% 152 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.35 GHz (avg)
1-Core 46.9
2-Core 79.3
30% 63.1 Pts
4-Core 101
8-Core 145
16% 123 Pts
64-Core 69.9
5% 69.9 Pts
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Typical Core i5 650 Builds (Compare 2,183 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 11%
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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

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Terrible

14 months ago.

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


Excellent

11 months ago.

One of the best budget CPUs


Good

16 months ago.

Bom mas vai nos 100% algumas vezes em vários jogos


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