Core i5-3330 3.0GHz
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Core i5-3330 3.0GHz Review

Core i5-3330 3.0GHz is a performance CPU based on the 22nm, Ivy Bridge architecture.


It offers 4 Physical Cores (4 Logical), initially clocked at 3.0GHz, which may go up to 3.2GHz and 6MB of L3 Cache.
Among its many features, Turbo Boost and Virtualization are activated and the processor has multiplier unlocked.


The processor integrates relatively weak Graphics called Intel HD Graphics 2500, with 6 Execution Units, initially clocked at 650MHz and that go up to 1050MHz, in Turbo Mode which share the L2 Cache and system RAM with the processor.
Both the processor and integrated graphics have a rated board TDP of 77W.


It is a powerful Quad Core whose performance is good. It's thus capable of running most applications smoothly without any problem.


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Core i5-3330 3.0GHz Performance Specification
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3 GHz
3.2 GHz
4 cores
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Ivy Bridge
77W
22nm
LGA 1155/Socket H2
64 Bit
67°C
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32GB

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GuilhermeG
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04:32 May-28-2015
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Why the hell the most Core i5 dropped to "9" instead "10"?

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21:20 May-28-2015
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Xeon E7 and new E5 also I7 extreme-5930K and 5960X. There has to be place for them the 10 rating is reserved for the most powerful

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23:44 May-28-2015
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So why is there the FX-8350? It should be dropped to 9 too, it ins't more powerful than an i5. My card also dropped from 6 to 5. :(

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17:37 Jan-04-2015
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Will this cpu run well for gaming on my system

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18:42 Feb-11-2015
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With no problem.

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12:40 Dec-29-2014
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this cpu soon will be like 3 year as it came out , in my country , in one shop where i bought my pc and after almost 3year , i upgraded psu , case and gpu , this cpu in that shop cost 220$ -- , my cpu three year ago cost 3 times less new in shop , at this time my cpu must cost maximum 40$ , i can get i7 920 for about 50$ , i don't get it why cpu's price don't drop my country be like lowest i5 is 3330 and it cost 220$- , and decent i5 4670k cost 290$ -- . This cpu just 23% better than my AMD but cost 4-6times more… useless spending money for me..

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12:54 Dec-29-2014
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for those you read this, am not against intel cpu's am not fanboy of AMD and Intel either , just wanna tell you what happening in my country… Shops selling old gen cpu's for price higher when it was at release day.. month ago i had money so that i could buy some decent cpubut i took new phone because allmost all my classmates got presents from their parents some high end class phones like LG g2.. their parents spent over 600$ for that, i told to classmates that their parents were quite stupid because i could find new G2 for 250-$. but they don;t care

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13:01 Dec-29-2014
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they don't care because they don't work at all to earn that money for phone -_- , their parents just bought phone so that they can just play… i had to work for my neighbours and in local shop to earn money , and for 180$ i bought Lenovo golden Warrior A808T , am not stupid to pay just for name like for apple , samsung. My phone cost three times less than samsung galaxy s4 but it's as fast as s4 :) what i wan to say , buy thing wich cost less and worth that :) i could buy new cpu , but i took phone just for don't look like poor person…

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14:14 Dec-29-2014
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its very easy for me i just 2much care abaut price to performance ratio aswell but next upgrade would be intel cpu :)

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15:15 Dec-29-2014
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i don't have anything against upgrade , just cpu price must worth that performance

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18:09 Dec-05-2014
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Yeah

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19:15 Dec-02-2014
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So glad this has been upgraded to 10 :D Going to run it with a 280x in February

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Love this baby…

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18:50 Aug-22-2014
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great cpu.. I should have bought this

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08:18 Nov-25-2014
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You still got an amazing CPU…

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16:21 Dec-05-2014
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yep it aint bad, it just runs hot. it requires a great cooler which closes the gap between intel-amd cpu price.

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18:20 Dec-05-2014
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You're right… Did you get the after market cooler?

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18:40 Dec-10-2014
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Yes, I bought an enermax n30 with 9cm blades. It is loud tho I want to buy a CM 212 evo

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05:25 Dec-11-2014
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CM 212 EVO is the best for the price. Go for it.

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08:57 Jul-13-2014
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Intel Core i5-3330 or AMD FX-6300 ?
Which better in performance ?

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17:55 Jul-29-2014
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the i5 without thinking

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13:19 Jun-20-2014
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how will this work with a evga gtx 760 sc and 8gb 1600mhz at 1920x1080p

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17:56 Jul-29-2014
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perfect ….run all games ultra (some without AA )

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08:37 Mar-01-2014
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what is bottleneck?

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01:37 Apr-03-2014
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bottleneck is when one part of your computer (the graphics card is the most common) is way more powerful than the rest of your system, so the performance of said card is limited to what your system can handle. tl;dr- get a balanced system

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15:37 May-19-2014
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Does my GPU bottleneck my CPU? What would be a good upgrade?

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Recomended to get GeForce GTX 660 or AMD Radeon 7870 … :)

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