Average Bench: 64.9% (424th of 1316)

Based on 3,555 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000306A9, 4920555043070506 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-3330S CPU @ 2.70GHz
Poor: 55%Average: 64.9% Great: 71%
Gaming
Gaming 65%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 47%
Yacht

Above average average bench

The Intel Core i5-3330S averaged 35.1% 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. Memory Latency 82.6Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 77.5Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-3330S is just 16.6%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i5-3330S performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 280Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 277Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,555 samples)
Min Avg Max
71.1 Memory 82.6 92
59 1-Core 77.5 86.4
114 2-Core 149 165
63.3% 103 Pts
Min Avg Max
185 4-Core 274 306
202 8-Core 277 307
37.6% 276 Pts
Min Avg Max
200 64-Core 280 309
18.8% 280 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 2.85 GHz (avg)
Memory 91.1
1-Core 85.6
2-Core 160
69% 112 Pts
4-Core 299
8-Core 300
41% 300 Pts
64-Core 304
20% 304 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz
Memory 89
1-Core 78.8
2-Core 151
66% 106 Pts
4-Core 302
8-Core 302
41% 302 Pts
64-Core 301
20% 301 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 86.5
1-Core 80.1
2-Core 153
66% 107 Pts
4-Core 300
8-Core 295
41% 298 Pts
64-Core 290
20% 290 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz
Memory 84.2
1-Core 85.6
2-Core 167
68% 112 Pts
4-Core 307
8-Core 304
42% 305 Pts
64-Core 306
20% 306 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 84.7
1-Core 77
2-Core 149
64% 104 Pts
4-Core 295
8-Core 300
41% 297 Pts
64-Core 298
20% 298 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 2.85 GHz (avg)
Memory 77.5
1-Core 86.6
2-Core 161
65% 108 Pts
4-Core 305
8-Core 303
42% 304 Pts
64-Core 302
20% 302 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 78.3
1-Core 82.6
2-Core 158
64% 106 Pts
4-Core 298
8-Core 299
41% 298 Pts
64-Core 292
20% 292 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz
Memory 86.6
1-Core 76.8
2-Core 146
64% 103 Pts
4-Core 219
8-Core 249
31% 234 Pts
64-Core 293
20% 293 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 74.5
1-Core 81.3
2-Core 148
61% 101 Pts
4-Core 276
8-Core 207
34% 241 Pts
64-Core 272
18% 272 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 43,972,316 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i5-3330S Builds (Compare 1,186 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 2%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 58%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk

System: Dell Inspiron 660s

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 18% - Very poor Total price: $35

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i5-3330S Processor (6M Cache, up to 3.20 GHz)
Code NameIvy Bridge
Launch DateQ3'12
Processor Numberi5-3330S
# of Cores4
# of Threads4
Cache6 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.1/4.2, AVX
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography22 nm
Recommended Price$182.00
Clock Speed2.7 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency3.2 GHz
Bus Speed5 GT/s DMI
Max TDP65 W
Thermal Solution Specification2011C

Graphics

Processor GraphicsIntel® HD Graphics 2500
Graphics Base Frequency650 MHz
Wireless DisplayYes
# of Displays Supported3
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency1.05 GHz
Quick Sync VideoYes
InTru 3D TechYes
Clear Video HD TechYes
Intel InsiderYes
Flexible Display InterfaceYes

Memory

Max Memory Size32 GB
Memory TypesDDR3 1333/1600
Memory Channels2
Memory Bandwidth25.6 GB/s
ECC Memory SupportedNo

Expansion Options

PCI Express Revision3.0
PCI Express Configurationsup to 1x16, 2x8, 1x8 & 2x4

Data Protection

AES New InstructionsYes
Secure KeyYes

Advanced Technologies

Virtualization Tech (VT-x)Yes
Intel 64Yes
Idle StatesYes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® TechYes
Thermal Monitoring TechnologiesYes
Turbo Boost Tech2.0
Hyper-Threading TechNo
Virtualization for Directed I/O (VT-d)Yes
VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)Yes
TSX-NINo
vPro TechNo
Identity Protection TechYes
My WiFi TechYes

Package

Package Size37.5mm x 37.5mm
Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedFCLGA1155

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
Trusted Execution TechNo
Anti-Theft TechYes

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6 months ago.

I've been on this trip for my for 5 years awesome chip just upgraded to a 3770 to try it


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2 years ago.

Use everyday, You can play GTA5, Star Citizen and many recent games


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