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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 Size: L1: 256 KB, L2: 1.0 MB, L3: 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: 29.44

Overall Rank: 2644

Last Price Change: $50.00 USD (2023-02-03)

Average CPU Mark
rating
1472

Single Thread Rating: 1178
Samples: 1137*
*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 Math7,893 MOps/Sec
Floating Point Math3,384 MOps/Sec
Find Prime Numbers10 Million Primes/Sec
Random String Sorting4 Thousand Strings/Sec
Data Encryption269.6 MBytes/Sec
Data Compression31.1 MBytes/Sec
Physics185 Frames/Sec
Extended Instructions833 Million Matrices/Sec
Single Thread1,178 MOps/Sec
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 3rd of February 2023.

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

Submitted Baseline Distribution Graph as of 2nd of February 2023
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 2nd of February 2023.
For distribution graph only: Results are trimmed to exclude outliers by disregarding the bottom 1% and top 1% of submissions.

MerchantPricePurchase
Amazon.com$50.00 USDBuy Now!
NewEgg.com$115.19 USDBuy Now!
BestBuy.comNACPU Not Available. See Other Models
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Pricing History


Last 5 Baselines for Intel Core i3-530 @ 2.93GHz
Most recent listed first
Baseline CPU Mark
BL1702371 - Dec 23 2022
1537
BL1700116 - Dec 20 2022
1568
BL1691695 - Dec 10 2022
1933
BL5027522 - Dec 07 2022
1660
BL1686109 - Dec 03 2022
1182
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 3rd of February 2023 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i3-530 @ 2.93GHz
1,472
AMD Athlon II X3 425 vs Intel Core i3-530
1,551 (+5.4%)
Intel Core i3-2100 @ 3.10GHz vs Intel Core i3-530
1,834 (+24.6%)
AMD Phenom II X3 B75 vs Intel Core i3-530
1,560 (+6.0%)
AMD Athlon II X2 250 vs Intel Core i3-530
1,109 (-24.6%)
AMD Phenom 9750 Quad-Core vs Intel Core i3-530
1,830 (+24.3%)
AMD Phenom 9600B Quad-Core vs Intel Core i3-530
1,764 (+19.8%)
AMD Phenom 9650 Quad-Core vs Intel Core i3-530
1,698 (+15.4%)
AMD Phenom 9600 Quad-Core vs Intel Core i3-530
1,526 (+3.7%)
AMD Phenom II X2 B55 vs Intel Core i3-530
1,151 (-21.8%)
AMD Phenom II X2 545 vs Intel Core i3-530
1,122 (-23.8%)
AMD Athlon II X4 630 vs Intel Core i3-530
2,124 (+44.3%)
AMD Phenom II X4 820 vs Intel Core i3-530
2,065 (+40.3%)


Is the Intel Core i3-530 @ 2.93GHz Good for Gaming?
As of 3rd of February 2023 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Relative Gaming Score
Intel Core i9-13900T
8,921
Intel Core i9-13900KS
8,480
Intel Core i9-13900F
8,178
Intel Core i9-13900K
7,797
Intel Core i9-13900KF
7,574
AMD Ryzen 7 5800X3D
7,104
AMD Ryzen 9 7900X
6,698
Intel Core i7-13700K
6,679
Intel Core i5-13600K
6,650
Intel Core i5-13600KF
6,562
Intel Core i7-13700F
6,510
Intel Core i9-12900KS
6,437
Intel Core i3-530 @ 2.93GHz
674