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Intel Core i3-530 @ 2.93GHz

Price and performance details for the Intel Core i3-530 @ 2.93GHz can be found below. This is made using thousands of PerformanceTest benchmark results and is updated daily.

  • The first graph shows the relative performance of the CPU compared to the 10 other common (single) CPUs in terms of PassMark CPU Mark.
  • The 2nd graph shows the value for money, in terms of the CPUMark per dollar.
  • The pricing history data shows the price for a single Processor. For multiple Processors, multiply the price shown by the number of CPUs.

Is the Intel Core i3-530 @ 2.93GHz Good for Gaming?

This is a fairly old CPU that is no longer competitive with newer CPUs. [More ...]

Intel Core i3-530 @ 2.93GHz

Description:

Class: Desktop

Socket: LGA1156

Clockspeed: 2.9 GHz

Cores: 2 Threads: 4

Typical TDP: 73 W

Cache per CPU Package:
L1 Instruction Cache: 2 x 32 KB
L1 Data Cache: 2 x 32 KB
L2 Cache: 2 x 256 KB
L3 Cache: 4 MB

Other names: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3 CPU 530 @ 2.93GHz, Intel(R) Core(TM) i3 CPU 530 @ 2.93GHz, Intel Core i3 CPU 530 @ 2.93GHz

CPU First Seen on Charts: Q1 2010

CPUmark/$Price: 33.31

Overall Rank:
3242nd fastest in multithreading out of 4761 CPUs
2770th fastest in single threading out of 4761 CPUs
998th fastest in out of 1368 Desktop CPUs

Last Price Change: $45.00 USD (2024-05-07)

Average CPU Mark rating
Multithread Rating
1499
Single Thread Rating
1167

Samples: 1191*
*Margin for error: Low



PerformanceTest V9
CPU Mark: 2,508
Thread: 1,131

CPU Test Suite Average Results for Intel Core i3-530 @ 2.93GHz

Integer Math7,809 MOps/Sec
Floating Point Math3,363 MOps/Sec
Find Prime Numbers10 Million Primes/Sec
Random String Sorting4,356 Thousand Strings/Sec
Data Encryption277.0 MBytes/Sec
Data Compression31,751 KBytes/Sec
Physics185 Frames/Sec
Extended Instructions894 Million Matrices/Sec
Single Thread1,167 MOps/Sec
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 19th of July 2024.

CPU Mark Distribution for Intel Core i3-530 @ 2.93GHz

Submitted Baseline Distribution Graph as of 13th of July 2024
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 13th of July 2024.
For distribution graph only: Results are trimmed to exclude outliers by disregarding the bottom 1% and top 1% of submissions.

MerchantPricePurchase
Amazon.com$45.00 USDBuy Now!
NewEgg.comNACPU Not Available. See Other Models
BestBuy.comNACPU Not Available. See Other Models
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Pricing History


CPU Mark Relative to Top 10 Common Desktop CPUs
As of 20th of July 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i9-13900K
59,255
Intel Core i9-12900K
41,478
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X
39,154
Intel Core i7-12700K
34,624
Apple M1 Max 10 Core 3200 MHz
22,047
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
21,897
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
18,285
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
17,755
Apple M2 8 Core 3500 MHz
15,536
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
14,176
Intel Core i3-530 @ 2.93GHz
1,499
CPU Value (CPU Mark / $Price )
As of 20th of July 2024 - Higher results represent better value
Processor CPU Mark / $Price
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
237.08
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
182.49
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X
167.55
Intel Core i9-12900K
149.21
Intel Core i9-13900K
134.67
Intel Core i7-12700K
84.66
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
55.41
Intel Core i3-530 @ 2.93GHz
33.31
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
NA
Apple M2 8 Core 3500 MHz
NA
Apple M1 Max 10 Core 3200 MHz
NA
Single Thread Rating
As of 20th of July 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average Thread Rating
Intel Core i9-13900K
4,630
Intel Core i9-12900K
4,166
Intel Core i7-12700K
4,033
Apple M2 8 Core 3500 MHz
3,921
Apple M1 Max 10 Core 3200 MHz
3,837
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
3,696
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X
3,470
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
3,360
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
2,930
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
2,567
Intel Core i3-530 @ 2.93GHz
1,167
Last 5 Baselines for Intel Core i3-530 @ 2.93GHz
Most recent listed first
Baseline CPU Mark
BL2144289 - Jul 13 2024
1655
BL2142758 - Jul 11 2024
1653
BL2141768 - Jul 10 2024
1660
BL2114789 - Jun 02 2024
1672
BL2102409 - May 16 2024
1585
Additional baselines can be obtained using Windows version of PerformanceTest's Manage Baselines feature.
Popular comparisons for Intel Core i3-530 @ 2.93GHz
As of 20th of July 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i3-530 @ 2.93GHz
1,499
AMD Athlon II X4 640 vs Intel Core i3-530
2,242 (+49.6%)
Intel Core i3-2100 @ 3.10GHz vs Intel Core i3-530
1,852 (+23.6%)
AMD Phenom II X3 B75 vs Intel Core i3-530
1,781 (+18.8%)
AMD Athlon II X2 250 vs Intel Core i3-530
1,134 (-24.3%)
AMD Phenom 9750 Quad-Core vs Intel Core i3-530
1,843 (+23.0%)
AMD Phenom 9600B Quad-Core vs Intel Core i3-530
1,822 (+21.5%)
Intel Core2 Quad Q6600 @ 2.40GHz vs Intel Core i3-530
1,814 (+21.0%)
AMD Phenom 9650 Quad-Core vs Intel Core i3-530
1,713 (+14.2%)
AMD Phenom 9600 Quad-Core vs Intel Core i3-530
1,597 (+6.5%)
AMD Phenom 9100e Quad-Core vs Intel Core i3-530
1,279 (-14.7%)
AMD Phenom II X2 545 vs Intel Core i3-530
1,222 (-18.5%)
AMD Phenom II X2 B55 vs Intel Core i3-530
1,183 (-21.1%)

Is the Intel Core i3-530 @ 2.93GHz Good for Gaming?
As of 20th of July 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Relative Gaming Score
Intel Core i9-14900KS
9,318
AMD Ryzen 9 7900X3D
9,272
AMD Ryzen 7 7800X3D
9,030
Intel Core i9-13900KS
8,525
AMD Ryzen 9 7950X3D
8,387
Intel Core i9-14900K
8,112
Intel Core i9-14900KF
8,010
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X3D
7,871
Intel Core i9-13900K
7,789
Intel Core i7-13790F
7,746
Intel Core i7-14700K
7,533
Intel Core i7-14700KF
7,531
Intel Core i3-530 @ 2.93GHz
671