Average Bench: 48.4% (789th of 1305)

Based on 38,218 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF00020652, 1FABFBFF00020655, BFEBFBFF00020655 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5 CPU 650 @ 3.20GHz
Poor: 37%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 65.9Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 73.6Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5 650 is just 16.1%. 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 184Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 184Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 38,218 samples)
Min Avg Max
50.3 Memory 65.9 73.1
50.9 1-Core 73.6 83.1
78.7 2-Core 127 152
54.2% 88.7 Pts
Min Avg Max
110 4-Core 180 205
127 8-Core 184 205
24.8% 182 Pts
Min Avg Max
118 64-Core 184 205
12.4% 184 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
LGA1156, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.35 GHz (avg)
Memory 74.3
1-Core 81.6
2-Core 152
62% 103 Pts
4-Core 208
8-Core 205
28% 206 Pts
64-Core 205
14% 205 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 72.3
1-Core 78.1
2-Core 148
60% 99.6 Pts
4-Core 194
8-Core 193
26% 193 Pts
64-Core 194
13% 194 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.15 GHz (avg)
Memory 70.4
1-Core 70.8
2-Core 122
54% 87.8 Pts
4-Core 195
8-Core 192
26% 193 Pts
64-Core 196
13% 196 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 68.3
1-Core 76.6
2-Core 130
56% 91.6 Pts
4-Core 193
8-Core 194
26% 194 Pts
64-Core 196
13% 196 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.35 GHz (avg)
Memory 69.1
1-Core 74.2
2-Core 121
55% 88.1 Pts
4-Core 169
8-Core 149
22% 159 Pts
64-Core 173
12% 173 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 61.2
1-Core 72.5
2-Core 118
51% 84 Pts
4-Core 191
8-Core 196
26% 194 Pts
64-Core 193
13% 193 Pts
XU1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.15 GHz (avg)
Memory 59.2
1-Core 66.8
2-Core 118
49% 81.5 Pts
4-Core 181
8-Core 169
24% 175 Pts
64-Core 177
12% 177 Pts
LGA 1156, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 53.4
1-Core 66.1
2-Core 97.2
45% 72.2 Pts
4-Core 131
8-Core 146
19% 138 Pts
64-Core 174
12% 174 Pts
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Typical Core i5 650 Builds (Compare 1,458 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 4%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 48%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 4%
Tree trunk

System: HP Compaq 8100 Elite SFF PC

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 51% - Above average Total price: $181

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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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Poor

3 months ago.

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


Average

5 days ago.

é bom para coisas casoais como edição de imagem google e com 8gb de ram da para até faser outras coisas mais pesadas


Good

10 months ago.

Still runs decently in 2020 if overclocked by a little


Excellent

8 months ago.

One of the best budget CPUs


Good

2 years ago.

Bom mas vai nos 100% algumas vezes em vários jogos


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