Average Bench: 64.8% (425th of 1316)

Based on 3,778 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000306A9, 4920555043070506 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-3330S CPU @ 2.70GHz
Poor: 55%Average: 64.8% 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 82.4Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 77.8Pts

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 281Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 278Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,778 samples)
Min Avg Max
71.8 Memory 82.4 91.7
60.8 1-Core 77.8 86.3
114 2-Core 150 164
63.3% 103 Pts
Min Avg Max
184 4-Core 274 306
203 8-Core 278 307
37.7% 276 Pts
Min Avg Max
201 64-Core 281 309
18.8% 281 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-3330S CPU @ 2.70GHz, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.35 GHz (avg)
Memory 84.2
1-Core 84
2-Core 162
67% 110 Pts
4-Core 300
8-Core 305
41% 303 Pts
64-Core 306
20% 306 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 2.85 GHz (avg)
Memory 88.3
1-Core 84.3
2-Core 161
68% 111 Pts
4-Core 272
8-Core 304
39% 288 Pts
64-Core 307
21% 307 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 83.7
1-Core 80.1
2-Core 156
65% 107 Pts
4-Core 299
8-Core 286
40% 292 Pts
64-Core 287
19% 287 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 83.4
1-Core 79.5
2-Core 155
65% 106 Pts
4-Core 300
8-Core 277
40% 288 Pts
64-Core 303
20% 303 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 82.2
1-Core 83.6
2-Core 158
66% 108 Pts
4-Core 302
8-Core 293
41% 298 Pts
64-Core 269
18% 269 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 46,345,624 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i5-3330S Builds (Compare 1,347 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: 21% - Poor Total price: $29

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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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9 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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