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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: 60.90

Overall Rank: 1860

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

Average CPU Mark
rating
4387

Single Thread Rating: 1889
Samples: 925*
*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 Math14,013 MOps/Sec
Floating Point Math10,213 MOps/Sec
Find Prime Numbers27 Million Primes/Sec
Random String Sorting8,514 Thousand Strings/Sec
Data Encryption1,100 MBytes/Sec
Data Compression68,694 KBytes/Sec
Physics372 Frames/Sec
Extended Instructions3,323 Million Matrices/Sec
Single Thread1,889 MOps/Sec
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 17th of April 2024.

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

Submitted Baseline Distribution Graph as of 11th of April 2024
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 11th of April 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


Machines with this CPU (or similar)

Intel NUC 11 Pro, NUC11PAHI5 Core i5-1135G7, 4.2 GHz, 4 Cores, Intel Iris Xe Graphics, 12MB Caches, 16GB RAM, 512GB SSD, Windows 11 Pro, WiFi 6.0, 4K 4-Screen Display, Business Home Intel NUC 11 Pro, NUC11PAHI5 Core i5-1135G7, 4.2 GHz, 4 Cores, Intel Iris Xe Graphics, 12MB Caches, 16GB RAM, 512GB SSD, Windows 11 Pro, WiFi 6.0, 4K 4-Screen Display, Business Home $419.00
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CPU Mark Relative to Top 10 Common Desktop CPUs
As of 17th of April 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i9-13900K
59,349
Intel Core i9-12900K
41,361
Intel Core i7-12700K
34,652
AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
22,578
Apple M1 Max 10 Core 3200 MHz
22,015
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
21,911
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
18,324
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
17,768
Apple M2 8 Core 3500 MHz
15,427
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
14,183
Intel Core i5-3470S @ 2.90GHz
4,387
CPU Value (CPU Mark / $Price )
As of 17th of April 2024 - Higher results represent better value
Processor CPU Mark / $Price
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
212.81
AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
153.62
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
140.09
Intel Core i9-12900K
117.17
Intel Core i9-13900K
104.13
Intel Core i7-12700K
84.72
Intel Core i5-3470S @ 2.90GHz
60.90
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
32.43
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 17th of April 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average Thread Rating
Intel Core i9-13900K
4,636
Intel Core i9-12900K
4,173
Intel Core i7-12700K
4,037
Apple M2 8 Core 3500 MHz
3,928
Apple M1 Max 10 Core 3200 MHz
3,839
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
3,703
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
3,361
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
2,932
AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
2,661
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
2,568
Intel Core i5-3470S @ 2.90GHz
1,889
Last 5 Baselines for Intel Core i5-3470S @ 2.90GHz
Most recent listed first
Baseline CPU Mark
BL2077605 - Apr 14 2024
4697
BL2075870 - Apr 12 2024
4719
BL5060670 - Apr 06 2024
4149
BL2066005 - Mar 31 2024
2700
BL2065389 - Mar 30 2024
4722
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 17th of April 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i5-3470S @ 2.90GHz
4,387
Intel Core i5-4440 @ 3.10GHz vs Intel Core i5-3470S
4,770 (+8.7%)
AMD A10-7850K APU vs Intel Core i5-3470S
3,416 (-22.1%)
AMD FX-8300 Eight-Core vs Intel Core i5-3470S
5,309 (+21.0%)
Intel Core i5-4570 @ 3.20GHz vs Intel Core i5-3470S
5,228 (+19.2%)
Intel Core i5-3570S @ 3.10GHz vs Intel Core i5-3470S
4,618 (+5.3%)
AMD FX-6120 Six-Core vs Intel Core i5-3470S
3,887 (-11.4%)
AMD A8-5600K APU vs Intel Core i5-3470S
2,846 (-35.1%)
Intel Core i5-4590 @ 3.30GHz vs Intel Core i5-3470S
5,369 (+22.4%)
Intel Core i5-2380P @ 3.10GHz vs Intel Core i5-3470S
3,797 (-13.4%)
Intel Core i5-6400 @ 2.70GHz vs Intel Core i5-3470S
5,168 (+17.8%)
Intel Core i5-3570K @ 3.40GHz vs Intel Core i5-3470S
4,954 (+12.9%)
AMD Athlon 3000G vs Intel Core i5-3470S
4,488 (+2.3%)

Is the Intel Core i5-3470S @ 2.90GHz Good for Gaming?
As of 17th of April 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Relative Gaming Score
Intel Core i9-14900KS
9,667
AMD Ryzen 9 7900X3D
9,257
AMD Ryzen 7 7800X3D
9,071
Intel Core i9-13900KS
8,569
AMD Ryzen 9 7950X3D
8,403
Intel Core i9-14900K
8,176
Intel Core i9-14900KF
7,996
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X3D
7,883
Intel Core i9-13900K
7,796
AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 7945WX
7,573
Intel Core i7-13790F
7,532
Intel Core i7-14700K
7,530
Intel Core i5-3470S @ 2.90GHz
886