Average Bench: 30.4% (564th of 1182)

Based on 23,717 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF00020652, 1FABFBFF00020655, BFEBFBFF00020655 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5 CPU 650 @ 3.20GHz
Poor: 21%Average: 30.4% Great: 34%
Gaming
Gaming 30%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 45%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 19%
Surfboard

Poor average bench

The Intel Core i5 650 averaged 69.5% 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. Single Core Mixed Speed 73.1Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 127Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5 650 is just 13.6%. 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 186Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 184Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 23,717 samples)
Min Avg Max
50.7 1-Core 73.1 82.9
82.7 2-Core 127 155
48.2% 100 Pts
Min Avg Max
116 4-Core 181 204
131 8-Core 184 205
24.8% 182 Pts
Min Avg Max
133 64-Core 186 205
12.5% 186 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 3.3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 80.5
2-Core 150
55% 116 Pts
4-Core 201
8-Core 198
27% 200 Pts
64-Core 198
13% 198 Pts
Socket 1156, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 77
2-Core 128
50% 103 Pts
4-Core 202
8-Core 201
28% 202 Pts
64-Core 194
13% 194 Pts
LGA1156, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.35 GHz (avg)
1-Core 71.1
2-Core 138
49% 104 Pts
4-Core 202
8-Core 201
28% 202 Pts
64-Core 170
11% 170 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz
1-Core 69.8
2-Core 122
46% 95.8 Pts
4-Core 200
8-Core 200
27% 200 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)
1-Core 79.2
2-Core 134
52% 106 Pts
4-Core 180
8-Core 190
25% 185 Pts
64-Core 190
13% 190 Pts
Socket 1156, 1 CPU, 1 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
1-Core 77.7
2-Core 85.7
43% 81.7 Pts
4-Core 100
8-Core 98.6
14% 99.6 Pts
64-Core 99.3
7% 99.3 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz
1-Core 47.5
2-Core 70.5
29% 59 Pts
4-Core 82.6
8-Core 96.8
12% 89.7 Pts
64-Core 100
7% 100 Pts
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 Prices

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Typical Core i5 650 Builds (Compare 1,861 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 40%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 23%
Surfboard

System: HP Compaq 8100 Elite SFF PC

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 31% - Below 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

10 months ago.

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


Excellent

8 months ago.

One of the best budget CPUs


Good

12 months ago.

Bom mas vai nos 100% algumas vezes em vários jogos


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