Average Bench: 48.7% (755th of 1264)

Based on 32,656 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF00020652, 1FABFBFF00020655, BFEBFBFF00020655 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5 CPU 650 @ 3.20GHz
Poor: 38%Average: 48.7% Great: 54%
Gaming
Gaming 49%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 56%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Sail boat

Below average average bench

The Intel Core i5 650 averaged 51.2% 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 66.5Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 72.9Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5 650 is just 15.7%. 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 32,656 samples)
Min Avg Max
50.9 Memory 66.5 73.8
47.6 1-Core 72.9 83.3
80.8 2-Core 127 156
54.3% 88.8 Pts
Min Avg Max
111 4-Core 181 205
125 8-Core 184 205
24.9% 182 Pts
Min Avg Max
126 64-Core 184 205
12.4% 184 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
XU1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 70.9
1-Core 83.9
2-Core 145
60% 100 Pts
4-Core 203
8-Core 202
28% 202 Pts
64-Core 204
14% 204 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz
Memory 72.1
1-Core 34.8
2-Core 140
49% 82.3 Pts
4-Core 194
8-Core 196
27% 195 Pts
64-Core 196
13% 196 Pts
XU1 PROCESSOR, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.35 GHz
Memory 68.9
1-Core 77.2
2-Core 150
59% 98.7 Pts
4-Core 204
8-Core 203
28% 204 Pts
64-Core 204
14% 204 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz
Memory 69.9
1-Core 80.3
2-Core 156
61% 102 Pts
4-Core 189
8-Core 204
26% 196 Pts
64-Core 203
14% 203 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz
Memory 71.9
1-Core 71.3
2-Core 132
56% 91.9 Pts
4-Core 151
8-Core 196
23% 173 Pts
64-Core 201
14% 201 Pts
XU1 PROCESSOR, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.35 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
Memory 64.7
1-Core 75.8
2-Core 113
53% 84.5 Pts
4-Core 189
8-Core 189
26% 189 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 49.2
1-Core 60.2
2-Core 100
42% 70 Pts
4-Core 158
8-Core 148
21% 153 Pts
64-Core 179
12% 179 Pts
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 33,180,873 CPUs tested.

 Prices

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Typical Core i5 650 Builds (Compare 799 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: 49% - 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.

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.


Good

4 months ago.

Still runs decently in 2020 if overclocked by a little


Excellent

1 month 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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