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Intel Core i3-530 @ 2.93GHz

Price and performance details for the Intel Core i3-530 @ 2.93GHz 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 i3-530 @ 2.93GHz Good for Gaming?

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

Intel Core i3-530 @ 2.93GHz

Description:

Class: Desktop

Socket: LGA1156

Clockspeed: 2.9 GHz

Cores: 2 Threads: 4

Typical TDP: 73 W

Cache per CPU Package:
L1 Instruction Cache: 2 x 32 KB
L1 Data Cache: 2 x 32 KB
L2 Cache: 2 x 256 KB
L3 Cache: 4 MB

Other names: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3 CPU 530 @ 2.93GHz, Intel(R) Core(TM) i3 CPU 530 @ 2.93GHz, Intel Core i3 CPU 530 @ 2.93GHz

CPU First Seen on Charts: Q1 2010

CPUmark/$Price: 33.24

Overall Rank: 3221

Last Price Change: $45.00 USD (2024-05-07)

Average CPU Mark
rating
1496

Single Thread Rating: 1166
Samples: 1188*
*Margin for error: Low



PerformanceTest V9
CPU Mark: 2,508
Thread: 1,131

CPU Test Suite Average Results for Intel Core i3-530 @ 2.93GHz

Integer Math7,802 MOps/Sec
Floating Point Math3,360 MOps/Sec
Find Prime Numbers10 Million Primes/Sec
Random String Sorting4,355 Thousand Strings/Sec
Data Encryption276.3 MBytes/Sec
Data Compression31,702 KBytes/Sec
Physics184 Frames/Sec
Extended Instructions890 Million Matrices/Sec
Single Thread1,166 MOps/Sec
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 23rd of June 2024.

CPU Mark Distribution for Intel Core i3-530 @ 2.93GHz

Submitted Baseline Distribution Graph as of 22nd of June 2024
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 22nd of June 2024.
For distribution graph only: Results are trimmed to exclude outliers by disregarding the bottom 1% and top 1% of submissions.

MerchantPricePurchase
Amazon.com$45.00 USDBuy Now!
NewEgg.com$109.10 USDBuy Now!
BestBuy.comNACPU Not Available. See Other Models
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Pricing History


CPU Mark Relative to Top 10 Common Desktop CPUs
As of 23rd of June 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i9-13900K
59,289
Intel Core i9-12900K
41,408
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X
39,167
Intel Core i7-12700K
34,627
Apple M1 Max 10 Core 3200 MHz
22,035
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
21,902
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
18,300
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
17,758
Apple M2 8 Core 3500 MHz
15,514
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
14,176
Intel Core i3-530 @ 2.93GHz
1,496
CPU Value (CPU Mark / $Price )
As of 23rd of June 2024 - Higher results represent better value
Processor CPU Mark / $Price
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
230.66
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
162.42
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X
161.17
Intel Core i9-12900K
141.87
Intel Core i9-13900K
129.96
Intel Core i7-12700K
84.66
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
54.30
Intel Core i3-530 @ 2.93GHz
33.24
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 23rd of June 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average Thread Rating
Intel Core i9-13900K
4,631
Intel Core i9-12900K
4,166
Intel Core i7-12700K
4,034
Apple M2 8 Core 3500 MHz
3,922
Apple M1 Max 10 Core 3200 MHz
3,837
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
3,698
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X
3,470
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
3,361
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
2,931
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
2,567
Intel Core i3-530 @ 2.93GHz
1,166
Last 5 Baselines for Intel Core i3-530 @ 2.93GHz
Most recent listed first
Baseline CPU Mark
BL2114789 - Jun 02 2024
1672
BL2102409 - May 16 2024
1585
BL2101787 - May 15 2024
1591
BL2094074 - May 05 2024
1614
BL2069402 - Apr 04 2024
1643
Additional baselines can be obtained using Windows version of PerformanceTest's Manage Baselines feature.
Popular comparisons for Intel Core i3-530 @ 2.93GHz
As of 23rd of June 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i3-530 @ 2.93GHz
1,496
AMD Athlon II X4 640 vs Intel Core i3-530
2,238 (+49.6%)
Intel Core i3-2100 @ 3.10GHz vs Intel Core i3-530
1,849 (+23.6%)
AMD Phenom II X3 B75 vs Intel Core i3-530
1,781 (+19.1%)
AMD Athlon II X2 250 vs Intel Core i3-530
1,139 (-23.9%)
AMD Phenom 9750 Quad-Core vs Intel Core i3-530
1,843 (+23.2%)
AMD Phenom 9600B Quad-Core vs Intel Core i3-530
1,822 (+21.8%)
Intel Core2 Quad Q6600 @ 2.40GHz vs Intel Core i3-530
1,813 (+21.2%)
AMD Phenom 9650 Quad-Core vs Intel Core i3-530
1,713 (+14.5%)
AMD Phenom 9600 Quad-Core vs Intel Core i3-530
1,597 (+6.8%)
AMD Phenom 9100e Quad-Core vs Intel Core i3-530
1,279 (-14.5%)
AMD Phenom II X2 545 vs Intel Core i3-530
1,222 (-18.3%)
AMD Phenom II X2 B55 vs Intel Core i3-530
1,183 (-20.9%)

Is the Intel Core i3-530 @ 2.93GHz Good for Gaming?
As of 23rd of June 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Relative Gaming Score
Intel Core i9-14900KS
9,395
AMD Ryzen 9 7900X3D
9,274
AMD Ryzen 7 7800X3D
9,042
Intel Core i9-13900KS
8,540
AMD Ryzen 9 7950X3D
8,392
Intel Core i9-14900K
8,131
Intel Core i9-14900KF
8,010
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X3D
7,884
Intel Core i9-13900K
7,792
Intel Core i7-14700K
7,540
Intel Core i7-13790F
7,532
Intel Core i7-14700KF
7,529
Intel Core i3-530 @ 2.93GHz
670