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Intel Core i5-3470S @ 2.90GHz

Price and performance details for the Intel Core i5-3470S @ 2.90GHz 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 i5-3470S @ 2.90GHz Good for Gaming?

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

Intel Core i5-3470S @ 2.90GHz

Description:

Class: Desktop

Socket: LGA1155

Clockspeed: 2.9 GHz

Turbo Speed: 3.6 GHz

Cores: 4 Threads: 4

Typical TDP: 65 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) i5-3470S CPU @ 2.90GHz, Intel Core i5-3470S CPU @ 2.90GHz

CPU First Seen on Charts: Q3 2012

CPUmark/$Price: 60.92

Overall Rank:
1934th fastest in multithreading out of 4760 CPUs
1571st fastest in single threading out of 4760 CPUs
548th fastest in out of 1368 Desktop CPUs

Last Price Change: $72.03 USD (2022-07-12)

Average CPU Mark rating
Multithread Rating
4388
Single Thread Rating
1891

Samples: 940*
*Margin for error: Low



PerformanceTest V9
CPU Mark: 6,578
Thread: 1,859

CPU Test Suite Average Results for Intel Core i5-3470S @ 2.90GHz

Integer Math14,005 MOps/Sec
Floating Point Math10,207 MOps/Sec
Find Prime Numbers27 Million Primes/Sec
Random String Sorting8,514 Thousand Strings/Sec
Data Encryption1,102 MBytes/Sec
Data Compression68,715 KBytes/Sec
Physics373 Frames/Sec
Extended Instructions3,325 Million Matrices/Sec
Single Thread1,891 MOps/Sec
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 18th of July 2024.

CPU Mark Distribution for Intel Core i5-3470S @ 2.90GHz

Submitted Baseline Distribution Graph as of 12th of July 2024
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 12th of July 2024.
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


CPU Mark Relative to Top 10 Common Desktop CPUs
As of 18th of July 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i9-13900K
59,258
Intel Core i9-12900K
41,477
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X
39,155
Intel Core i7-12700K
34,623
Apple M1 Max 10 Core 3200 MHz
22,046
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
14,175
Intel Core i5-3470S @ 2.90GHz
4,388
CPU Value (CPU Mark / $Price )
As of 18th of July 2024 - Higher results represent better value
Processor CPU Mark / $Price
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
211.39
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
182.49
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X
167.55
Intel Core i9-12900K
149.20
Intel Core i9-13900K
134.68
Intel Core i7-12700K
84.65
Intel Core i5-3470S @ 2.90GHz
60.92
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
55.41
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 18th 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 i5-3470S @ 2.90GHz
1,891
Last 5 Baselines for Intel Core i5-3470S @ 2.90GHz
Most recent listed first
Baseline CPU Mark
BL2144908 - Jul 14 2024
4401
BL5066349 - Jun 13 2024
4338
BL2119366 - Jun 08 2024
4000
BL2118446 - Jun 07 2024
4133
BL2117248 - Jun 05 2024
2837
Additional baselines can be obtained using Windows version of PerformanceTest's Manage Baselines feature.
Popular comparisons for Intel Core i5-3470S @ 2.90GHz
As of 18th of July 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i5-3470S @ 2.90GHz
4,388
Intel Core i5-3570 @ 3.40GHz vs Intel Core i5-3470S
4,928 (+12.3%)
Intel Core i5-4440 @ 3.10GHz vs Intel Core i5-3470S
4,781 (+8.9%)
Intel Core i5-3350P @ 3.10GHz vs Intel Core i5-3470S
4,282 (-2.4%)
Intel Core i5-4570 @ 3.20GHz vs Intel Core i5-3470S
5,220 (+19.0%)
Intel Core i5-4430 @ 3.00GHz vs Intel Core i5-3470S
4,658 (+6.1%)
Intel Core i5-3570S @ 3.10GHz vs Intel Core i5-3470S
4,625 (+5.4%)
AMD FX-6350 Six-Core vs Intel Core i5-3470S
4,546 (+3.6%)
Intel Core i5-2550K @ 3.40GHz vs Intel Core i5-3470S
4,134 (-5.8%)
AMD FX-6120 Six-Core vs Intel Core i5-3470S
3,887 (-11.4%)
AMD Athlon X4 860K vs Intel Core i5-3470S
3,428 (-21.9%)
AMD A8-5600K APU vs Intel Core i5-3470S
2,854 (-35.0%)
Intel Core i5-4590 @ 3.30GHz vs Intel Core i5-3470S
5,363 (+22.2%)

Is the Intel Core i5-3470S @ 2.90GHz Good for Gaming?
As of 18th of July 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Relative Gaming Score
Intel Core i9-14900KS
9,329
AMD Ryzen 9 7900X3D
9,273
AMD Ryzen 7 7800X3D
9,030
Intel Core i9-13900KS
8,525
AMD Ryzen 9 7950X3D
8,388
Intel Core i9-14900K
8,113
Intel Core i9-14900KF
8,011
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X3D
7,871
Intel Core i9-13900K
7,789
Intel Core i7-13790F
7,746
Intel Core i7-14700K
7,534
Intel Core i7-14700KF
7,531
Intel Core i5-3470S @ 2.90GHz
887