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Intel Core i5-661 @ 3.33GHz

Price and performance details for the Intel Core i5-661 @ 3.33GHz 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 i5-661 @ 3.33GHz Good for Gaming?

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

Intel Core i5-661 @ 3.33GHz

Description:

Class: Desktop

Socket: LGA1156

Clockspeed: 3.3 GHz

Turbo Speed: 3.6 GHz

Cores: 2 Threads: 4

Typical TDP: 87 W

Cache Size: L1: 256 KB, L2: 1.0 MB, L3: 4 MB

Other names: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5 CPU 661 @ 3.33GHz, Intel(R) Core(TM) i5 CPU 661 @ 3.33GHz

CPU First Seen on Charts: Q1 2010

CPUmark/$Price: 59.99

Overall Rank: 2354

Last Price Change: $41.00 USD (2023-05-30)

Average CPU Mark
rating
2459

Single Thread Rating: 1454
Samples: 180*
*Margin for error: Low



PerformanceTest V9
CPU Mark: 3,152
Thread: 1,381

CPU Test Suite Average Results for Intel Core i5-661 @ 3.33GHz

Integer Math9,575 MOps/Sec
Floating Point Math4,054 MOps/Sec
Find Prime Numbers11 Million Primes/Sec
Random String Sorting5,370 Thousand Strings/Sec
Data Encryption961.2 MBytes/Sec
Data Compression38,868 KBytes/Sec
Physics204 Frames/Sec
Extended Instructions1,049 Million Matrices/Sec
Single Thread1,454 MOps/Sec
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 24th of September 2023.

CPU Mark Distribution for Intel Core i5-661 @ 3.33GHz

Submitted Baseline Distribution Graph as of 20th of September 2023
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 20th of September 2023.
For distribution graph only: Results are trimmed to exclude outliers by disregarding the bottom 1% and top 1% of submissions.

MerchantPricePurchase
Amazon.com$95.00 USDBuy Now!
NewEgg.com$41.00 USDBuy Now!
BestBuy.comNACPU Not Available. See Other Models
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Pricing History


Machines with this CPU (or similar)

HP Elite 600 G9 Desktop Computer - Intel Core i5 12th Gen i5-12500 Hexa-core (6 Core) 3 GHz - 8 GB RAM DDR5 SDRAM - 256 GB M.2 PCI Express NVMe SSD - Small Form Factor - Intel Q670 Chip - Windows 11 P HP Elite 600 G9 Desktop Computer - Intel Core i5 12th Gen i5-12500 Hexa-core (6 Core) 3 GHz - 8 GB RAM DDR5 SDRAM - 256 GB M.2 PCI Express NVMe SSD - Small Form Factor - Intel Q670 Chip - Windows 11 P $845.99
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CPU Mark Relative to Top 10 Common Desktop CPUs
As of 24th of September 2023 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i9-13900K
59,764
Intel Core i9-12900K
41,467
Intel Core i7-12700K
34,747
AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
22,632
Apple M1 Max 10 Core 3200 MHz
22,068
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
21,936
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
18,425
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
17,785
Apple M2 8 Core 3500 MHz
15,476
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
14,252
Intel Core i5-661 @ 3.33GHz
2,459
CPU Value (CPU Mark / $Price )
As of 24th of September 2023 - Higher results represent better value
Processor CPU Mark / $Price
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
213.02
AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
153.99
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
140.24
Intel Core i9-12900K
117.47
Intel Core i9-13900K
104.86
Intel Core i7-12700K
84.96
Intel Core i5-661 @ 3.33GHz
59.99
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
32.61
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 24th of September 2023 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average Thread Rating
Intel Core i9-13900K
4,666
Intel Core i9-12900K
4,195
Intel Core i7-12700K
4,053
Apple M2 8 Core 3500 MHz
3,959
Apple M1 Max 10 Core 3200 MHz
3,844
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
3,715
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
3,359
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
2,942
AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
2,663
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
2,569
Intel Core i5-661 @ 3.33GHz
1,454
Last 5 Baselines for Intel Core i5-661 @ 3.33GHz
Most recent listed first
Baseline CPU Mark
BL1851048 - Jul 01 2023
2518
BL1812646 - May 07 2023
2646
BL1727115 - Jan 22 2023
2416
BL1697124 - Dec 17 2022
2496
BL1674821 - Nov 19 2022
2447
Additional baselines can be obtained using Windows version of PerformanceTest's Manage Baselines feature.
Popular comparisons for Intel Core i5-661 @ 3.33GHz
As of 24th of September 2023 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i5-661 @ 3.33GHz
2,459
AMD Athlon II X4 630 vs Intel Core i5-661
2,134 (-13.2%)
Intel Core2 Quad Q9500 @ 2.83GHz vs Intel Core i5-661
2,208 (-10.2%)
Intel Core2 Quad Q9505 @ 2.83GHz vs Intel Core i5-661
2,067 (-16.0%)
Intel Core i5-680 @ 3.60GHz vs Intel Core i5-661
2,597 (+5.6%)
AMD A8-3820 APU vs Intel Core i5-661
2,164 (-12.0%)
Intel Core2 Quad Q9400 @ 2.66GHz vs Intel Core i5-661
2,107 (-14.3%)
Intel Core2 Quad Q9300 @ 2.50GHz vs Intel Core i5-661
1,954 (-20.5%)
AMD Phenom II X6 1055T vs Intel Core i5-661
3,287 (+33.6%)
AMD A10-6790K APU vs Intel Core i5-661
3,069 (+24.8%)
Intel Core i7-860 @ 2.80GHz vs Intel Core i5-661
2,973 (+20.9%)
AMD A8-5500B APU vs Intel Core i5-661
2,622 (+6.6%)
AMD Phenom II X4 965 vs Intel Core i5-661
2,601 (+5.8%)

Is the Intel Core i5-661 @ 3.33GHz Good for Gaming?
As of 24th of September 2023 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Relative Gaming Score
AMD Ryzen 9 7900X3D
9,190
AMD Ryzen 7 7800X3D
9,104
Intel Core i9-13900KS
8,558
AMD Ryzen 9 7950X3D
8,428
Intel Core i9-13900K
7,819
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X3D
7,812
Intel Core i9-13900KF
7,535
AMD Ryzen 7 5800X3D
7,235
Intel Core i9-13900
6,923
Intel Core i9-13900F
6,890
Intel Core i7-13700K
6,853
AMD Ryzen 9 7900X
6,803
Intel Core i5-661 @ 3.33GHz
773