Intel Core i3-530 Benchmark, Test and specs

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The Intel Core i3-530 has 2 cores with 4 threads and is based on the 1. gen of the Intel Core i3 series. The processor uses a mainboard with the LGA 1156 socket and was released in Q1/2010.
Intel Core i3-530

CPU lineage

The segment in which we have classified the Intel Core i3-530. Here you can see if it is a desktop processor or a mobile processor or which processor may be the successor of the Intel Core i3-530.

Name: Intel Core i3-530
Family: Intel Core i3
CPU group: Intel Core i3 500
Segment: Desktop / Server
Generation: 1
Predecessor: --
Successor: --

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

In addition to the number of CPU cores and threads, you can see here whether the Intel Core i3-530 can be overclocked. You will also find the clock frequencies of the processor (single-core and multi-core) here. The number of CPU cores greatly affects the speed of the processor.

CPU Cores / Threads: 2 / 4
Core architecture: normal
Cores: 2x
Hyperthreading / SMT: Yes
Overclocking: No
Frequency: 2.93 GHz
Turbo Frequency (1 Core): --
Turbo Frequency (2 Cores): --

Internal Graphics

The Intel Core i3-530 has integrated graphics, called iGPU for short. The iGPU uses the system's main memory as graphics memory and sits on the processor's die. A processor with integrated graphics is also called APU (Accelerated Processing Unit).

GPU name: Intel HD Graphics (Westmere)
GPU frequency: 0.50 GHz
GPU (Turbo): 0.73 GHz
Execution units: 12
Shader: 24
Max. GPU Memory: 2 GB
Max. displays: 2
Generation: 5
Direct X: 10.1
Technology: 32 nm
Release date: Q1/2010

Hardware codec support

A photo or video codec that is accelerated in hardware can greatly accelerate the working speed of a processor and extend the battery life of notebooks or smartphones when playing videos.

h265 / HEVC (8 bit): No
h265 / HEVC (10 bit): No
h264: Decode
VP8: No
VP9: No
AV1: No
AVC: Decode
VC-1: No
JPEG: No

Memory & PCIe

The memory type as well as the amount of memory can greatly affect the speed of the processor. The memory bandwidth depends on several factors and is given in gigabytes per second.

Memory type: DDR3-1066
DDR3-1333
Max. Memory: 16 GB
Memory channels: 2 (Dual Channel)
Bandwidth: 21.0 GB/s
ECC: Yes
PCIe: 2.0 x 16
AES-NI: No

Thermal Management

The Thermal Design Power (TDP for short) specifies the necessary cooling solution to cool the processor sufficiently. The TDP usually only gives a rough idea of the real consumption of a CPU.

TDP (PL1): 73 W
TDP (PL2): --
TDP up: --
TDP down: --
Tjunction max.: --

Technical details

Here you will find information on the size of the level 2 and level 3 cache of the Intel Core i3-530 as well as a list of the processors ISA extensions. We have documented the architecture and the manufacturing technology for you as well as the release date.

Technology: 32 nm
Chip design: Monolithic
Socket: LGA 1156
L2-Cache: 0.50 MB
L3-Cache: 4.00 MB
Architecture: Clarkdale
Operating systems: Windows 10, Linux
Virtualization: VT-x, VT-x EPT
Instruction set (ISA): x86-64 (64 bit)
ISA extensions: SSE4.1, SSE4.2
Release date: Q1/2010
Release price: 117 $
Part Number: --
Documents: Technical data sheet

Benchmark results

Verified Benchmark results
The benchmark results for the Intel Core i3-530 have been carefully checked by us. We only publish benchmark results that have been created by us or that have been submitted by a visitor and then checked by a team member. All results are based on and fullfill our benchmark guidelines.

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Geekbench 5, 64bit (Single-Core)

Geekbench 5 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.

AMD A6-6400K AMD A6-6400K
2C 2T @ 4.10 GHz
471
AMD FX-6100 AMD FX-6100
6C 6T @ 3.90 GHz
471
Intel Pentium J6426 Intel Pentium J6426
4C 4T @ 3.00 GHz
471
Intel Core i3-530 Intel Core i3-530
2C 4T @ 2.93 GHz
469
Intel Core 2 Quad Q9650 Intel Core 2 Quad Q9650
4C 4T @ 3.00 GHz
469
Intel Core 2 Quad Q9500 Intel Core 2 Quad Q9500
4C 4T @ 2.83 GHz
469
AMD Athlon II X2 265 AMD Athlon II X2 265
2C 2T @ 3.30 GHz
469
Show all Geekbench 5, 64bit (Single-Core) results



Geekbench 5, 64bit (Multi-Core)

Geekbench 5 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.

Intel Celeron G1820 Intel Celeron G1820
2C 2T @ 2.70 GHz
1069
Intel Celeron G1840 Intel Celeron G1840
2C 2T @ 2.80 GHz
1067
AMD Athlon II X3 455 AMD Athlon II X3 455
3C 3T @ 3.30 GHz
1066
Intel Core i3-530 Intel Core i3-530
2C 4T @ 2.93 GHz
1064
AMD A10-8700P AMD A10-8700P
4C 4T @ 3.20 GHz
1063
Intel Celeron N4505 Intel Celeron N4505
2C 2T @ 2.90 GHz
1062
Intel Celeron G1850 Intel Celeron G1850
2C 2T @ 2.90 GHz
1061
Show all Geekbench 5, 64bit (Multi-Core) results



CPU-Z Benchmark 17 (Multi-Core)

The CPU-Z benchmark measures a processor's performance by measuring the time it takes the system to complete all benchmark calculations. The faster the benchmark is completed, the higher the score.

AMD A8-7650K AMD A8-7650K
4C 4T @ 3.30 GHz
665
Intel Celeron N4100 Intel Celeron N4100
4C 4T @ 1.10 GHz
664
Intel Celeron G4900 Intel Celeron G4900
2C 2T @ 3.10 GHz
658
Intel Core i3-530 Intel Core i3-530
2C 4T @ 2.93 GHz
657
Intel Core i5-2430M Intel Core i5-2430M
2C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
655
Intel Pentium G3240 Intel Pentium G3240
2C 2T @ 3.10 GHz
651
AMD Athlon II X4 740 AMD Athlon II X4 740
4C 4T @ 3.20 GHz
651
Show all CPU-Z Benchmark 17 (Multi-Core) results



iGPU - FP32 Performance (Single-precision GFLOPS)

The theoretical computing performance of the internal graphics unit of the processor with simple accuracy (32 bit) in GFLOPS. GFLOPS indicates how many billion floating point operations the iGPU can perform per second.

Intel Core i3-540 Intel Core i3-540
Intel HD Graphics (Westmere) @ 0.73 GHz
35
Intel Core i5-650 Intel Core i5-650
Intel HD Graphics (Westmere) @ 0.73 GHz
35
Intel Core i5-655K Intel Core i5-655K
Intel HD Graphics (Westmere) @ 0.73 GHz
35
Intel Core i3-530 Intel Core i3-530
Intel HD Graphics (Westmere) @ 0.73 GHz
35
MediaTek MT8167A MediaTek MT8167A
PowerVR GE8300 @ 0.55 GHz
35
MediaTek Helio A20 MediaTek Helio A20
PowerVR GE8300 @ 0.55 GHz
35
Intel Atom E3825 Intel Atom E3825
Intel HD Graphics (Bay Trail GT1) @ 0.53 GHz
34
Show all iGPU - FP32 Performance (Single-precision GFLOPS) results



Estimated results for PassMark CPU Mark

Some of the CPUs listed below have been benchmarked by CPU-monkey. However the majority of CPUs have not been tested and the results have been estimated by a CPU-monkey’s secret proprietary formula. As such they do not accurately reflect the actual Passmark CPU mark values and are not endorsed by PassMark Software Pty Ltd.

AMD E2-3200 AMD E2-3200
2C 2T @ 2.40 GHz
1471
Intel Celeron 1007U Intel Celeron 1007U
2C 2T @ 1.50 GHz
1455
Intel Celeron J1850 Intel Celeron J1850
4C 4T @ 2.00 GHz
1454
Intel Core i3-530 Intel Core i3-530
2C 4T @ 2.93 GHz
1449
Intel Celeron N4000 Intel Celeron N4000
2C 2T @ 2.60 GHz
1429
AMD A4-6300 AMD A4-6300
2C 2T @ 3.90 GHz
1429
Intel Core2 Duo E8700 Intel Core2 Duo E8700
2C 2T @ 3.50 GHz
1376
Show all Estimated results for PassMark CPU Mark results



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