LGA 1155/Socket H2
Rating & Price
Core i5-3450S 2.8GHz Game Requirement AnalysisCore i5-3450S 2.8GHz is a power optimized CPU based on the 22nm, Ivy Bridge architecture.
It offers 4 Physical Cores (4 Logical), initially clocked at 2.8GHz, which may go up to 3.5GHz and 6MB of L3 Cache.
Among its many features, Turbo Boost and Virtualization are activated.
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 65W.
Its performance is very good and sufficient for extreme gaming.
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