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Intel Core i5-3470 @ 3.20GHz

Price and performance details for the Intel Core i5-3470 @ 3.20GHz 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 i5-3470 @ 3.20GHz Good for Gaming?

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

Intel Core i5-3470 @ 3.20GHz

Description:

Class: Desktop

Socket: LGA1155

Clockspeed: 3.2 GHz

Turbo Speed: 3.6 GHz

Cores: 4 Threads: 4

Typical TDP: 77 W

Cache per CPU Package:
L1 Instruction Cache: 4 x 32 KB
L1 Data Cache: 4 x 32 KB
L2 Cache: 4 x 256 KB
L3 Cache: 6 MB

Other names: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-3470 CPU @ 3.20GHz, Intel Core i5-3470 CPU @ 3.20GHz

CPU First Seen on Charts: Q3 2012

CPUmark/$Price: 133.60

Overall Rank: 1753

Last Price Change: $34.99 USD (2023-03-29)

Average CPU Mark
rating
4675

Single Thread Rating: 1941
Samples: 9314*
*Margin for error: Low



PerformanceTest V9
CPU Mark: 6,957
Thread: 1,927

CPU Test Suite Average Results for Intel Core i5-3470 @ 3.20GHz

Integer Math14,941 MOps/Sec
Floating Point Math10,908 MOps/Sec
Find Prime Numbers28 Million Primes/Sec
Random String Sorting9,125 Thousand Strings/Sec
Data Encryption1,182 MBytes/Sec
Data Compression73,445 KBytes/Sec
Physics379 Frames/Sec
Extended Instructions3,549 Million Matrices/Sec
Single Thread1,941 MOps/Sec
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 26th of February 2024.

CPU Mark Distribution for Intel Core i5-3470 @ 3.20GHz

Submitted Baseline Distribution Graph as of 23rd of February 2024
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 23rd of February 2024.
For distribution graph only: Results are trimmed to exclude outliers by disregarding the bottom 1% and top 1% of submissions.

MerchantPricePurchase
Amazon.comNACPU Not Available. See Other Models
NewEgg.com$34.99 USDBuy Now!
BestBuy.comNACPU Not Available. See Other Models
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Pricing History


Machines with this CPU (or similar)

HP Compaq Elite 8300 SFF - Intel Core I5 3470 3.2Ghz, 8GB Ram, 500GB HDD, Windows 10 Professional HP Compaq Elite 8300 SFF - Intel Core I5 3470 3.2Ghz, 8GB Ram, 500GB HDD, Windows 10 Professional $177.15
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CPU Mark Relative to Top 10 Common Desktop CPUs
As of 27th of February 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i9-13900K
59,421
Intel Core i9-12900K
41,357
Intel Core i7-12700K
34,670
AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
22,589
Apple M1 Max 10 Core 3200 MHz
22,013
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
21,917
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
18,353
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
17,775
Apple M2 8 Core 3500 MHz
15,384
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
14,186
Intel Core i5-3470 @ 3.20GHz
4,675
CPU Value (CPU Mark / $Price )
As of 27th of February 2024 - Higher results represent better value
Processor CPU Mark / $Price
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
212.90
AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
153.70
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
140.12
Intel Core i5-3470 @ 3.20GHz
133.60
Intel Core i9-12900K
117.16
Intel Core i9-13900K
104.25
Intel Core i7-12700K
84.77
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
32.48
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 27th of February 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average Thread Rating
Intel Core i9-13900K
4,643
Intel Core i9-12900K
4,176
Intel Core i7-12700K
4,040
Apple M2 8 Core 3500 MHz
3,933
Apple M1 Max 10 Core 3200 MHz
3,840
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
3,705
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
3,360
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
2,933
AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
2,661
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
2,568
Intel Core i5-3470 @ 3.20GHz
1,941
Last 5 Baselines for Intel Core i5-3470 @ 3.20GHz
Most recent listed first
Baseline CPU Mark
BL2035203 - Feb 26 2024
4905
BL2034399 - Feb 25 2024
4832
BL2034370 - Feb 25 2024
4336
BL2034230 - Feb 25 2024
4908
BL2034104 - Feb 25 2024
4542
Additional baselines can be obtained using Windows version of PerformanceTest's Manage Baselines feature.
Popular comparisons for Intel Core i5-3470 @ 3.20GHz
As of 27th of February 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i5-3470 @ 3.20GHz
4,675
AMD FX-6200 Six-Core vs Intel Core i5-3470
4,103 (-12.2%)
AMD FX-6100 Six-Core vs Intel Core i5-3470
3,677 (-21.3%)
Intel Core i5-4460 @ 3.20GHz vs Intel Core i5-3470
4,879 (+4.4%)
Intel Core i5-2400 @ 3.10GHz vs Intel Core i5-3470
3,866 (-17.3%)
Intel Core i5-3570K @ 3.40GHz vs Intel Core i5-3470
4,956 (+6.0%)
AMD FX-8120 Eight-Core vs Intel Core i5-3470
4,639 (-0.8%)
AMD FX-6300 Six-Core vs Intel Core i5-3470
4,205 (-10.0%)
AMD Athlon X4 845 vs Intel Core i5-3470
3,811 (-18.5%)
Intel Pentium G4560 @ 3.50GHz vs Intel Core i5-3470
3,527 (-24.6%)
Intel Core i3-4130 @ 3.40GHz vs Intel Core i5-3470
3,322 (-28.9%)
AMD FX-8320 Eight-Core vs Intel Core i5-3470
5,446 (+16.5%)
Intel Core i5-3570 @ 3.40GHz vs Intel Core i5-3470
4,920 (+5.2%)

Is the Intel Core i5-3470 @ 3.20GHz Good for Gaming?
As of 27th of February 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Relative Gaming Score
AMD Ryzen 9 7900X3D
9,258
AMD Ryzen 7 7800X3D
9,074
Intel Core i9-13900KS
8,560
AMD Ryzen 9 7950X3D
8,411
Intel Core i9-14900K
8,177
Intel Core i9-14900F
8,080
Intel Core i9-14900KF
8,027
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X3D
7,863
Intel Core i9-13900K
7,798
AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 7945WX
7,602
Intel Core i9-14900T
7,584
Intel Core i7-14700K
7,534
Intel Core i5-3470 @ 3.20GHz
906