Average Bench: 49% (734th of 1239)

Based on 28,383 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF00020652, 1FABFBFF00020655, BFEBFBFF00020655 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5 CPU 650 @ 3.20GHz

Below average average bench

The Intel Core i5 650 averaged 51.0% 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 67.2Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 73Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5 650 is just 16.2%. 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 183Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 181Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 28,383 samples)
Min Avg Max
52.8 Memory 67.2 74.5
49.8 1-Core 73 83.7
80.8 2-Core 125 155
54.3% 88.5 Pts
Min Avg Max
115 4-Core 179 205
119 8-Core 181 205
24.6% 180 Pts
Min Avg Max
125 64-Core 183 205
12.3% 183 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
Socket 1156, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 71.7
1-Core 79.8
2-Core 140
59% 97.2 Pts
4-Core 198
8-Core 198
27% 198 Pts
64-Core 196
13% 196 Pts
XU1 PROCESSOR, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.35 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
Memory 72.2
1-Core 82.7
2-Core 137
60% 97.3 Pts
4-Core 194
8-Core 197
27% 196 Pts
64-Core 195
13% 195 Pts
LGA1156, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.35 GHz (avg)
Memory 66.7
1-Core 77.8
2-Core 137
57% 93.7 Pts
4-Core 186
8-Core 190
26% 188 Pts
64-Core 191
13% 191 Pts
XU1 PROCESSOR, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.35 GHz
Memory 68.6
1-Core 74.8
2-Core 94.4
52% 79.3 Pts
4-Core 163
8-Core 200
24% 182 Pts
64-Core 183
12% 183 Pts
LGA1156, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz
Memory 64.2
1-Core 32.3
2-Core 64
36% 53.5 Pts
4-Core 64.4
8-Core 63.7
9% 64.1 Pts
64-Core 64.7
4% 64.7 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.15 GHz (avg)
Memory 20.2
1-Core 50.3
2-Core 91
29% 53.8 Pts
4-Core 182
8-Core 138
23% 160 Pts
64-Core 153
10% 153 Pts
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Gaming 11%
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Desktop 48%
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Workstation 32%
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System: HP Compaq 8100 Elite SFF PC

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 48% - Average Total price: $243

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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.

Good

1 month ago.

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


Good

3 days ago.

Still runs decently in 2020 if overclocked by a little


Excellent

17 months ago.

One of the best budget CPUs


Good

21 months ago.

Bom mas vai nos 100% algumas vezes em vários jogos


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