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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.

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Intel Core i3-530 @ 2.93GHz


Class: Desktop

Socket: LGA1156

Clockspeed: 2.9 GHz

Cores: 2 Threads: 4

Typical TDP: 73 W

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

CPU First Seen on Charts: Q1 2010

CPUmark/$Price: 12.74

Overall Rank: 2555

Last Price Change: $115.19 USD (2022-10-01)

Average CPU Mark

Single Thread Rating: 1178
Samples: 1130*
*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 Math7,882 MOps/Sec
Floating Point Math3,379 MOps/Sec
Find Prime Numbers10 Million Primes/Sec
Random String Sorting4 Thousand Strings/Sec
Data Encryption268.1 MBytes/Sec
Data Compression31.0 MBytes/Sec
Physics185 Frames/Sec
Extended Instructions834 Million Matrices/Sec
Single Thread1,178 MOps/Sec
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 3rd of October 2022.

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

Submitted Baseline Distribution Graph as of 29th of September 2022
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 29th of September 2022.
For distribution graph only: Results are trimmed to exclude outliers by disregarding the bottom 1% and top 1% of submissions.

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Pricing History

Popular comparisons for Intel Core i3-530 @ 2.93GHz
As of 4th of October 2022 - Higher results represent better performance
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Intel Core i3-530 @ 2.93GHz
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