Intel Core i5-3450 3.1GHz

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0.6
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How well can the Core i5-3450 3.1GHz run games
Intel Core i5-3450 3.1GHz
Performance Specification
CPU Speed
3.1 GHz
Turbo Speed
3.5 GHz
Physical Cores
4 cores
Threads
4 threads
CPU Codename
Ivy Bridge
TDP (Power)
77W
Lithography
22nm
Mobo Socket
LGA 1155/Socket H2
Main Link
Bit Width
64 Bit
Max Temp.
67°C
Memory Channels
2
Maximum memory
32GB
CPU Features
Notebook CPU
Unlocked Multiplier
L1 Cache
128KB
L2 Cache
1024KB
L3 Cache
6KB
Approved
Rating & Price
GD RATING
Unknown
Release price
$195
Core i5-3450 3.1GHz Game Requirement Analysis
Core i5-3450 3.1GHz is a performance CPU based on the 22nm, Ivy Bridge architecture.

It offers 4 Physical Cores (4 Logical), initially clocked at 3.1GHz, which may go up to 3.5GHz 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 1100MHz, 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.

Its performance is very good and sufficient for extreme gaming.
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Release period
29-Apr-2012